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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Kingsmead, Alton, Hampshire

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

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An immaculately presented town cottage of character with parking and a South Westerly 79' x 18' garden tucked away in a charming no-through road equidistant to the historic town centre and station (Waterloo minimum journey time 67 minutes).

Description 
Offering 2 bedrooms, an upstairs bathroom complete with a bath and large separate shower, an impressive kitchen/dining room and a charming sitting room with a stove, the cottage has much charm and comfort and is complemented by a utility area and cloakroom. Within a terrace of 4 cottages believed to date from circa 1930, the property displays reclaimed stripped pine internal doors with 'borrowed lights', several delightful fireplaces, white sanitaryware and smooth finished ceilings with higher ceilings to the first floor. The gas heating system has a modern 'A' rated boiler and new thermostatically controlled radiators. The cottage also has a water softener installed and uPVC double glazing.

Location 
Kingsmead is a unique unadopted, yet hard surfaced residential road consisting of an eclectic mix of mainly terraced cottages believed to date from the early part of the 20th Century also with paths connecting with a network of useful town walks leading to King's Pond and Alton Station. The road lies to the Easterly side of the town centre, which affords High Street shops, stores such as M&S and Sainsbury's, restaurants, hotels and inns, a library, museum and gallery, a private fitness club, and weekly and specialist open air market events. Steeped in the history of Jane Austen, Hampshire brewing and the English Civil War, Alton also has primary schools, two senior state schools, Alton Convent, Alton FE College, a sports centre and on the outskirts, 2 golf courses.  The unspoilt countryside of the North Downs and the South Downs National Park encompass the Wey Valley. 

Ground Floor 
Lantern light. Part glazed panelled composite front door with multi-bolt locking to:-

Entrance Hall 
Front aspect. Radiator, coved ceiling.

Sitting Room 
14' 5'' x 10' 0'' (4.39m x 3.05m)
Front aspect. Stovax multi-fuel burner stove fitted in brick fireplace with natural brick hearth and reclaimed mantel beam. Radiator. Coved ceiling with elegant rose. Digital thermostat.

Kitchen/Dining Room 
17' 6'' x 12' 0'' (5.33m x 3.65m) overall
2 windows enjoying rear garden aspect. Dedicated dining and kitchen areas with downlighting and oak effect laminated floor. Tastefully refitted with ivory coloured panelled units, brushed chrome finished handles, soft closers and space for Rangemaster cooker. Affording floor cupboards, pan and top drawers, concealed waste/recycling bin, granite effect laminated worktops with matching upstands and part curved double pelmeted wall cabinets with black tiled cooker surround and fitted vented wide chimney style hood. Inset stainless steel single drainer deep bowl sink with swan neck mixer. Plumbing for dishwasher. Built-in shelved double cupboard. Peninsula with oak top opening to dining area. Radiator, coved ceiling, BT Openreach point (subject to tariff). Space and plumbing for American style fridge/freezer. Series of handmade fitted double cupboards providing extensive shelving and storage. White part glazed panelled door to:-

Utility Lobby 
Slate floor, space with plumbing for washing machine and stacked condenser dryer. Vaulted ceiling with downlighting and exposed brickwork. Wall hung Worcester combination gas boiler. Half glazed door to sundeck and rear garden.

Cloakroom 
Contemporary white suite with chrome finished fittings to dual flush WC and rectangular hand basin with matching white cupboard below and tiled splashback. Slate floor, downlighting, radiator, rear window. High level cupboard housing electric consumer unit.

First Floor 
From hall, wide stairs turning to:-

Landing 
Coved ceiling. Hinged hatch with sliding aluminum ladder to loft - light.

Master Bedroom 
17' 6'' x 9' 11'' (5.33m x 3.02m) overall
Pair of front aspect windows. Charming cast iron fireplace with matching tiled slips and hearth, and mantelpiece. Radiator, TV aerial socket, coved ceiling with elegant rose. Old gas lamp fitting. Including recess suitable for wardrobe. Built-in deep double railed wardrobe with shelf.

Bedroom Two 
12' 0'' x 8' 7'' (3.65m x 2.61m) overall
Rear garden aspect. Elegant cast iron fireplace, tiled hearth, mantelpiece. Old gas lamp fitting. Radiator, coved ceiling with elegant rose. Fitted double cupboards providing hanging and shelving space.

Bathroom 
8' 11'' x 8' 6'' (2.72m x 2.59m)
Lavishly refitted with white four piece suite incorporating chrome finished fittings to beaded panelled deep bath with mixers/hand shower attachment, separate wide glazed and tiled shower enclosure with rain drench and conventional shower heads, oval contemporary wash basin with mono mixer on oak countertop with white double cupboard below, and WC. Slate effect ceramic floor, column radiator, tiling to majority walls with motion sensored illuminated mirror incorporating shaver socket. Chrome multiple heated towel radiator, separately switched extractor fan. Rear window.

Outside 

Front Car Parking 
Wide shingle area with brick and paved path leading to herringbone brick pavioured step. Gas meter box. Space for wheelie bins.

Rear Garden 
79' 0'' x 18' 0'' (24.06m x 5.48m)
Claiming a sheltered South Westerly aspect, an expanse of sundeck with trelliswork privacy screens adjoins the rear of the cottage with 2 outside taps, floodlight, external power point and electric meter box. An arched step opens to the lawn, beyond which is shrub clad trelliswork panels with shrubbery borders. Opening to wide paved paths with vegetable bed and 10' x 8' timber garden shed. Rear pedestrian gate.

Directions 
From the Sainsbury's mini-roundabout on Drayman's Way, Alton's inner relief road, proceed towards the station to the next mini-roundabout. Continue ahead with Drayman's Way and at the top of the rise, turn next right after Crown Close into Kingsmead just before the Rogers Court small public car park. The cottage is 6th on the right.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Alton (0.2 mi)
  • Bentley (5.0 mi)
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Warren Powell-Richards, Alton

78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

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78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Alton (0.2 mi)
  • Bentley (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Warren Powell-Richards, Alton

78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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