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2 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

Kingsmead, Alton, Hampshire

Guide Price £335,000

Property Description

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An interesting character 2 bedroom end terraced cottage tucked away in a charming no-through road adjacent to the historic town centre and station (Waterloo minimum journey time 67 minutes) Also offering a front car parking bay and a south westerly facing 70' (21.34m) x 21' (6.40m) rear garden, the property is believed to date from the 1920s and retains traditional recessed panelled doors, higher ceilings, an attic and several fireplaces. The property is in a terrace of four houses, there being 12 similar properties in total reputed to be old brewery cottages.

Location 
Kingsmead is a somewhat unique unadopted residential road consisting of a variety 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 footpaths 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 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 

Covered Porch 
Of brick, timber and glazed construction with lighting and curved brick threshold. Oak effect part stained leaded light style panelled front door to:

Entrance Hall 
Entrance Hall Coved ceiling, radiator, thermostat. Part glazed panelled pine door to kitchen/dining room.

Kitchen 
Kitchen/Dining Room 14'5" (4.39m) x 9'11" (3.02m) including fireplace recess Front aspect. Fully fitted Shaker Style Kitchen in dove grey with four fully glassed and illuminated display cabinets. Light real slate tilled walls. Grey wood effect vinyl cushioned flooring, Dark blue laminated work tops, black granite effect double composite sink and drainer with black monobloc mixer tap. Light real slate tilled splash-backs, space for full length range cooker with gas and electric points. Chrome finished power and light switch plates, coved and panelled ceiling with two suspended retro blue and chrome lights. Fire place recess with exposed natural wooden beam with space for fridge freezer. Wall hung baxi duo-tec combination boiler, carbon monoxide alarm.

Sitting Room 
Twin aspect - rear via conservatory, and side. Elegant fireplace with marble theme surround and hearth, and pillared mantelpiece. Two ornate ceiling roses. Coved smooth finish ceiling, radiator, TV aerial socket, 2 dimmer switches. High level cupboard - electric consumer unit. Louvred door to understairs storage area - power, oak flooring, Pair of arched glazed panelled pine doors to conservatory. Part glazed panelled pine door to:

Conservatory 
Rear garden aspect. Light wood beamed internal walls, tiled window sills and pitched translucent roof. Ceramic tiled floor, wall lights, panel heater, power. Pair of French doors opening to rear garden. Part glazed panelled door to:

Walk-in Store 
Rear window, power, ceramic tiled floor, light.

Utility Lobby 
Ceramic tiled floor, downlight, part tiled walls with plumbing and electrical points for stacked washing machine and tumble dryer.

Cloakroom 
White suite of wc and corner hand basin, ceramic tiled floor, tiling to visible walls, downlighting, coving, internal window, sliding pine door.

First Floor 

Landing 
Approached from entrance hall via stairs with wooden hand rail and side aspect window turning to landing. Coved ceiling. Hinged hatch with aluminium ladder to attic - main area 10'7" (3.23m) x 10'5" (3.17m), boarded floor, light.

Bedroom 1 
Bedroom 1 13'4" (4.06m) x 9'11" (3.02m) excluding recesses and built-in locking shelved cupboard Pair of windows - front aspect. Coved panelled effect ceiling, radiator, telephone point (subject to connection). Recess suitable for wardrobe. Built-in airing cupboard - electric bar heater.

Bedroom 2 
Bedroom 2 12' (3.66m) x 8'8" (2.64m) including fitted shelved double cupboards Rear aspect. Radiator, coved panelled effect ceiling.

Bathroom 
A 4 piece white suite with chrome finish fittings affording panelled double ended bath with central taps, separate glazed and tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and wc. Tiling to visible walls, white ladder multiple heated towel rail, radiator, coved smooth finish ceiling, vinyl flooring, rear window.

Outside 

Car Bay 
Paved space at front partially enclosed by low height wall. Gas and electric meter boxes at side with metalwork gate.

Rear Garden 
Is designed as "three rooms" and seasonally, a colourful complement to the cottage. The paved courtyard area adjoining the conservatory has a greenhouse and outside tap and double power socket. Arched metalwork gate and fence with archway to middle garden, which has a shrubbery border and slightly raised flower borders, and is well stocked with the paved area progressing via a pergola creeper clad screen and brick pavioured paths to the far area. There is a colourful rockery, central pebble feature and two rose archways towards the foot of the garden where there is a 3m x 3m concreted area at present with hop covered gazebo and artificial grass. The rear garden measures 70' (21.34m) x 21' (6.40m).

Directions 
From the Sainsbury's mini roundabout on Drayman's Way, Alton's inner relief road, proceed north eastwards towards Alton Station passing straight ahead at the Molson Coors mini roundabout. At the top of the rise after Crown Close, turn right into Kingsmead where the property is along on the right.

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02 September 2016

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  • Alton (0.2 mi)
  • Bentley (5.0 mi)
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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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