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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Road, Itchen Abbas, Winchester, Hampshire

Under Offer £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2,304 sq ft
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Master bedroom with dressing room & en suite
  • 3 Further bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Garage
  • Garden just under 1 acre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The original part of the house was built in the 1920's and it has been extended further over the years. The house is accessed off the village road, down a gravel drive to a sweep up to the front door. A porch leads to the reception hall off which are the main reception rooms, with an attractive drawing room with bay window and open fire and double doors onto the garden. The sitting room has lovely old floor boards and again doors on to the garden. The kitchen and dining room are open to each other with a new wooden floor. The kitchen has a 4 door Aga, a larder and a good range of modern Searle & Taylor work units which were installed 2 years ago and a lovely feature set into the work surface is the well.

Upstairs the bedrooms are largely accessed off the main landing. In addition to the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and separate staircase, there are 4 bedrooms (1 doubling as a dressing room) and a family bathroom.

The village of Itchen Abbas is located within the sought after Itchen Valley and offers local amenities such as a pub, church and village hall. Further facilities can be found within the market town of Alresford which has a range of shopping facilities, cafes, restaurants and the Watercress railway line. Winchester offers an excellent range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. Travel communications are excellent with the M3 (Jct 9)/A34 about 4.8 miles away. From here there is access to London and the South Coast, Oxford, The North and the A303 for the West Country at
Bullington Cross. Winchester has a mainline railway station with regular access to London Waterloo from 57 minutes. Southampton Airport
and Bournemouth Airport have flights to various
European and domestic locations.

A short distance from the house is a network of footpaths that criss-cross across the countryside. There are several excellent golf courses in the area including Avington, Alresford, Royal Winchester, South Winchester and Hockley.

The area is well known for is chalk stream fishing
with the rivers Itchen, Meon and Test all nearby.
Sailing and other water sports are available on
the River Hamble, Southampton Water and the Solent. Within Winchester is the popular Winchester Tennis and Squash Club, in addition the Winchester Leisure Centre at Riverside Park
provides a wide range of recreational facilities.

Winchester is a thriving cultural community with
the recently renovated Theatre Royal and a full
programme of music at Winchester Cathedral.
There is an arts and music Festival held each
year as well as the more eccentric Hat Fair with
its street theatre and alternative entertainment.

Winchester and the surrounding area have an
excellent selection of state and independent schools. At independent preparatory level; Princes Mead, Pilgrims, Twyford and Farleigh, whilst at senior level, St Swithun's school for girls and Winchester College are highly recommended. Winchester has three excellent secondary schools that feed the well regarded Peter Symonds Sixth Form College.

Adjacent to the house the drive splits and leads
to a large treble garage. The garage can also be
accessed via the track that runs along the side of the property. The main lawn is to the front of the house and is surrounded by a number of attractive trees and shrubs. Off the kitchen is a paved terrace, with some flower beds and hedging. Behind the garage is an orchard and a small area of woodland. Within this is a further garden machinery garage.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 August 2016

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