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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Appleshaw, Andover, Hampshire SP11

Sold by Us £895,000

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A large detached residence constructed of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof with the benefit of a substantial integral double garage and large timber store/workshop.  The property was in fact built for a local family who were downsizing from a substantial period country house who clearly wanted to retain a certain style of living space, particularly on the ground floor, which features light and airy rooms with high ceilings.  The accommodation flows well and has a good connection with the beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds which extend to 0.67 acres, the main area of garden facing west.

The accommodation, which extends to 3,561 sq ft (including garage) comprises a useful enclosed porch, a beautiful central reception hall opening into a formal dining area beside the kitchen, a dual aspect drawing room with fireplace, study/bedroom six, garden room with grape vine, master bedroom with separate dressing room and en suite, guest bedroom suite, as well as utility and freezer rooms.  To the first floor there are three bedrooms (two doubles), a family bathroom and also a large boarded loft storage area accessed from bedroom five.  This well situated property will have great appeal to either large families or those who wish to downsize their existing land/garden obligations whilst retaining a comfortably proportioned home with the option to live solely on the ground floor, if required.


The property is situated in the picturesque village of Appleshaw which has a fine old church, primary school, playing fields, village hall and public house/restaurant.  Andover, approximately four miles away, offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities as well as a mainline railway station with extensive parking providing fast services to Waterloo (65 minutes). The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country.


Outside lantern style light to either side of double panelled doors opening into:

ENTRANCE HALL  Brick construction with rolled lead roof.  Quarry tiled flooring with inset door mat.  Two wall light points.  Space for logs, coats etc.   Part small pane glazed double doors open into:

LARGE RECEPTION HALL  Turning staircase with exposed balustrade to one side rising to first floor.  Decorative ceiling coving.  Central ceiling light point.  Radiator.  Wide open archway into formal dining room.  Panelled doors into drawing room, kitchen and side hall.  Further arch into inner hall.  

DRAWING ROOM  (South and westerly aspect)  Open fireplace with inset marble surround and hearth and decorative mantelpiece.  Recess to either side of chimney breast (one with low level double cupboards and display sill over).  Glazed double doors with full height glazed panels to either side open onto patio and garden.  Picture window to rear aspect with views over the landscaped gardens.  Decorative ceiling coving.  Double and single radiator.

FORMAL DINING ROOM  Glazed double doors into garden room.  Decorative ceiling coving.  Wide alcove with concealed ceiling light to front of open serving hatch to kitchen.  Two wall light points.  Panelled door into deep shelved cupboard.   Radiator.

KITCHEN  Twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer to side.  Range of painted oak fronted high and low level cupboards and drawers.  Ample oak edged work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back.  Eye level ‘Miele’ double oven and grill.  ‘Thorn Onyx’ four ring ceramic hob with extractor fan and light concealed within hood above.  Under-counter ‘Bosch’ microwave oven.  ‘Bosch’ dishwasher.  Wide picture window to front aspect overlooking driveway and playing fields to countryside beyond.  Three ceiling down lighters.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Corner shelving.  Panelled door into:

SIDE LOBBY  Panelled door to front driveway.  Ceiling light point.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Part small pane glazed door into conservatory.  Panelled door into:

UTILITY / BOILER ROOM  Twin bowl sink unit with mixer tap.  Range of high and low level cupboards.  Roll top work surface.  Ceramic tiled flooring.  Oil fired boiler.  Full height cupboard with further cupboards above.  Fluorescent strip light.  Recess and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for dryer.

GARDEN ROOM  Lean-to constructed of brick/timber frame glazed elevations beneath a profile roof.  Decorative ceramic tiled flooring.  Grape vine.  Glazed double doors opening onto patio with attractive views over the gardens.  Door into double garage.

INNER HALL  Three ceiling down lighters.  Two radiators.  Panelled doors to master bedroom and study.

STUDY / BEDROOM SIX   Picture window overlooking side garden.  Comprehensive range of book shelving the full width of the room.  Triple built-in double wardrobes with further cupboards above.  Ceiling light point.  Two double radiators.

MASTER BEDROOM  (Dual aspect)  Glazed double doors with glazed panel to either side giving access to and enjoying views over the main garden.  Picture window to rear aspect.  Decorative ceiling coving.  Three radiators.  Ceiling light point.  Doors to dressing room and en suite bathroom.

DRESSING ROOM  Window to rear aspect.  Comprehensive range of built-in furniture, comprising wardrobe cupboards, drawers and dressing table.  Ceiling light point.  Radiator.

EN SUITE BATHROOM   Suite comprising panelled bath with fully tiled surround and mirror, mixer tap to one end with hand held shower attachment.  Pedestal wash hand basin.  Low level WC.  Bidet.  Corner alcove/display unit with cupboard beneath.  Obscure glazed window to side aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Shaver socket.  Radiator.

SIDE HALL  Two ceiling down lighters.  Door into deep shelved storage cupboard.  Double doors into further cupboard with hanging rail and shelf over.  Panelled doors into guest/bedroom two and shower room.

BEDROOM TWO  Picture window to front aspect.  Built-in double and single wardrobe cupboards with cupboards above.  Ceiling light point.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Double radiator.

SHOWER ROOM  White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin.  Low level WC.  Step up into fully tiled shower area with curtain rail.  Obscure glazed window to side aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Radiator.


LARGE CENTRAL LANDING  Two Velux ceiling lights to front aspect with views over the playing fields.  Turned style balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Two ceiling down lighters.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Door to deep airing cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion, slatted shelving.  Radiator.  Panelled doors to:

BEDROOM THREE  (Large double)  Long picture window to side aspect overlooking gardens and pond.  Built-in double and single wardrobe cupboards, cupboards above.  Ceiling light point.  Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR  (Large double)  Two Velux ceiling lights to rear aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Built-in double and single wardrobe cupboards, cupboards above.  Radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE  (Double)  Window to side aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Radiator.  Door into large boarded loft storage area.

BATHROOM  White suite comprising bath with tiled surround, deep sill to one end, mixer tap/hand held shower attachment.  Pedestal wash hand basin.  Low level WC.  Bidet.   Obscure glazed window to side aspect.  Shaver socket.  Ceiling down lighter.  Radiator.


Wide entrance off village road onto a stoned edged gravelled driveway extending the full width of the property providing comprehensive parking, turning and access to the double garage, main entrance porch and side entrance lobby.  The property enjoys a good degree of privacy being well enclosed by deep borders containing tall hedging plants, specimen trees and an interesting variety of shrubs and roses.  To one end of the property the rear garden is screened by brick walling with a timber entrance gate.  To the other side there is a five bar gate leading to a gravelled path/driveway into the side garden and to the workshop.

INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE   Constructed of brick/block elevations. Electric up and over door to front.  Light and power connected.  Aluminium ladder giving access to large boarded loft void.  Fuse box.

WORKSHOP  Constructed of brick and weatherboard elevations beneath a pitched corrugated roof.  Double doors to one side.  Compost area to rear, well screened by tall hedging.

SIDE GARDEN  Laid to lawn with long rose border.  Tall Yew hedging to one side.  Former raised vegetable and flower beds.  Shrubs and trees including Fir, Beech, Yew and Copper beech to rear boundary.  Wide opening within Yew hedge gives access to:

MAIN GARDEN  Originally professionally landscaped, lies to one side and the rear of the property and comprises a brick/paved terrace with inset rose and shrub borders, extending round the rear and side of the property.  
Lower garden:  Laid mainly to lawn with ornamental pond with fountain.  Shrub borders.  Gravelled area with lean-to greenhouse.  Raised oil tank.  Feature semi-circular steps rise onto:
Upper Garden:  Comprising beautiful lawned area with deep flower borders, lavender beds and a variety of specimen trees.  


Mains electricity, water and drainage.  Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.


1.  These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.  All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Evans & Partridge or the vendors or lessors.
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3. No person in the employment of Evans & Partridge has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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