4 bedroom detached bungalow for saleRopley, Alresford, Hampshire
Withdrawn from Market £459,950
CHAIN-FREE SALE An unusual opportunity to acquire a circa 1933 detached bungalow with a 1979 built 4-roomed annexe lending itself to modernisation and alteration in a set back village location opposite fields.
Naturally screened in its own gardens, the property lies between Ropley Dean and North Street, Ropley being towards the North Westerly country outskirts of the parish of Ropley village. The immediate surroundings include mainly detached properties of varying ages, sizes and types on the same side of the A31. In the best traditions, Ropley has a well preserved village centre which incorporates a primary school, shop and post office, unique coffee/meeting room, village hall and sports field, and an ecclectic mix of sports and interest clubs and a programme of events. Footpaths and bridleways traverse the surrounding countryside with the serene valley of the River Itchen to the West. The major centres of Alton, Petersfield and Winchester have High Street shops, state and private schools, colleges, commuter trains to London Waterloo and golf courses, whilst Alresford, 3 miles away, has a landmark Broad Street, useful shops, Perins Academy senior school and annual agricultural shows...
Via panelled part glazed timber door with outside light. Shuttered side windows. Glazed door to:-
19' 7'' x 3' 6'' (5.96m x 1.07m)
Picture rails, telephone point, Dimplex skirting heater. High level housing for electric services. Hinged hatch with fitted ladder to loft - twin aspect with windows to gable ends, light, mainly floored.
11' 6'' x 11' 6'' (3.50m x 3.50m)
Twin aspect - front and side. Banbury natural stone open fireplace with oak mantelpiece, display plinths and alcoves. Picture rails, Dimplex skirting heater.
11' 6'' x 11' 5'' (3.50m x 3.48m)
Side aspect. Including Banbury natural stone fireplace with display niches and mantel beam fitted with Hamco solid fuel/wood range (oven and hotplates). Picture rails. Dimplex skirting heater. Fitted louvred double doored airing cupboard - hot water cylinder, immersion heater. Open lobby with coat hooks to:-
16' 2'' x 8' 11'' (4.92m x 2.72m)
Secondary glazed rear aspect. Brick effect and tiled recessed fireplace fitted with log burner stove, quarry tiled hearth, mantelpiece. Half glazed annexe front door to outside. Sliding door to:-
9' 11'' x 7' 9'' (3.02m x 2.36m) overall
Side aspect. Pedestal white wash basin, tiled splashback. Telephone point.
En-suite Shower Room
7' 8'' x 2' 7'' (2.34m x 0.79m)
'Borrowed light' window. White suite of shower tray with tiled surround and WC. Infra-red wall heater.
Via five bar gate providing tarmacadam style drive and parking for several cars, bordered by grass and hedging. Wide left hand side with path and gate. Right hand side 5 bar gate with long drive continuing with further parking and turning to:-
Detached Double Garage
17' 8'' x 16' 4'' (5.38m x 4.97m)
At rear. Pair of up-and-over doors, fluorescent lighting, 2 double power points, side window and personal door.
12' 6'' x 10' 7'' (3.81m x 3.22m)
Light and power, log store. Also alongside static caravan, greenhouse and fuel stores beyond.
5' 6'' x 4' 7'' (1.68m x 1.40m)
White corner wash basin, tiled splashback. Space for freezer. Half glazed door to utility room.
7' 5'' x 5' 4'' (2.26m x 1.62m) excluding door recess
Side window. Suite of panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and WC. Part tiled walls in white with subtle decorative insets, shaving light, Dimplex white multiple heated towel rail, Home Spa. Also recessed glazed and tiled shower cubicle with Trevi fitment.
20' 4'' x 4' 5'' (6.19m x 1.35m)
Featuring part glazed doors to driveway and rear garden. Stainless steel single drainer sink, cupboard below. Plumbing for washing machine. Dimplex skirting heater, fitted shelves. Step and half glazed interconnecting door to:-
9' 11'' x 4' 10'' (3.02m x 1.47m)
Side aspect. Stainless steel single drainer sink, double base cupboard, drawer and worktop, electric cooker panel. Space for fridge/freezer. Strip light, separate electric meter and fusebox. Hatch to loft.
Adjoining the annexe and kitchen/breakfast room is a twin level sheltered sun patio with circular pond, tap, outside light, external stove and metal shed. Trelliswork border to drive/garage area. Beyond is a lawn with shrubbery borders and water butt. The rear garden enjoys a South Easterly aspect also with rooftop views to fields, Bowers Grove Wood and the Watercress Line. The garden beyond the greenhouse is excluded from the sale.
East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Durford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX Tel: 01730 266551 www.easthants.gov.uk
From Alton, take the A31 towards Winchester passing through Four Marks. After entering Ropley/40 MPH speed limit sign, immediately bear left into the service road where the property is shortly on the left.
L-shaped 12' 6'' x 9' 7'' (3.81m x 2.92m) plus 7' 5'' x 5' 8'' (2.26m x 1.73m)
Twin aspect - rear and side. Wood style panelling to several walls. Extensive fitted matching series of floor cupboards, drawers, tray space, open shelves, double larder and part glazed wall cabinets. Wood effect laminated worktops, double drainer stainless steel sink, Credaplan ceramic hob (two of four plates not operational), Tricity hood and split level Tricity double electic oven (top not operational). Tiled effect vinyl floor, light, extractor fan, white Dimplex multiple heated towel rail. Breakfast bar with 'borrowed light' window. Space for fridge/freezer. Dimplex skirting heater. Sliding glazed panelled door to inner hall.
11' 6'' x 11' 5'' (3.50m x 3.48m)
Front aspect. Charming cast iron open fireplace, mantelpiece. Picture rails, Dimplex skirting heater. Currently used as music room/study.
11' 6'' x 11' 5'' (3.50m x 3.48m) including 2 fitted double wardrobes, cupboards above
Side aspect. Picture rails, Dimplex skirting heater.
Totalling 3 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms with 2 kitchens and 2 shower/bathrooms, the property also has an extensive driveway with parking and a double garage. The cottage character is evident from the higher ceilings, picture rails, traditional recessed panelled internal doors and fireplaces, two of which are open with a log burner and range in two further fireplaces. There are seasonal views across the main road to fields and the Watercress Line. Heating is via thermostatically controlled electric heaters together with the fires. A South Easterly aspect is enjoyed to the rear whilst the mainly floored loft has interestingly windows at both gable ends. This is a property full of potential.
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