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5 bedroom cottage for sale

Wherwell, Andover, Hampshire SP11

Sold by Us £575,000

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A substantial Grade II Listed linked cottage, which has been substantially extended over the years and forms the end of a short terrace of just three thatched cottages.  The accommodation within the main cottage comprises an inner hall with cloakroom, four reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility/boot room.  To the first floor there is a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms (one with dressing room) and a family bathroom.  The annexe comprises an open plan studio style area with fireplace, kitchenette, laundry area and shower room.  If the annexe facility is not required, the property may well appeal to those who work from home or perhaps those requiring a B&B facility to provide additional income.  Further benefits include: ample off road parking; lean-to garage/workshop; well stocked good size garden and oil fired central heating with radiators.


The property is situated in the centre of the village of Wherwell, renowned for its many period properties and which also has a church, village hall, playing fields and reputable primary school.  There are charming country walks nearby including one along an unspoilt lane to the fine old church, and another across a long footbridge to The Common and neighbouring village of Chilbolton.  The nearby town of Andover offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities, as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to London (Waterloo) in about an hour.  The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country, and the cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury are approximately 15 minutes and 25 minutes distant respectively.


Thatched covered ENTRANCE  (located at rear of cottage) Stable style half glazed door leading into:

UTILITY / BOOT ROOM   Quarry tiled floor.  Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer to side.  Roll top work surfaces.  High and low oak fronted cupboards.  Part ceramic tiled walls.  Fluorescent strip light.  Coat hooks.  Radiator.  Ceiling light point.  Carbon monoxide alarm.  Obscure glazed panelled door into:

SPLIT LEVEL INNER HALL  Part quarry/part slate tiled floor.  Exposed framework.  Turning staircase with high half landing rising to first floor.  Small paned obscure glazed door leading into sitting room.  Open doorway into kitchen/breakfast room.  Panelled door into:

CLOAKROOM   White suite comprising wash hand basin with low level WC.  Ceramic tiled walls.  Quarry tiled floor.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  

SITTING ROOM  Brick fireplace with exposed beam above housing ‘Villager’ wood burning stove with slate hearth to front.  Three exposed ceiling timbers.  Ceiling light point.  Two wall light points.  Double radiator.  Large glazed sliding door with similar glazed panel to side opening into conservatory with views beyond to paddock and parkland.  Small pane obscure glazed door leading into:

STUDY / PLAYROOM  Small pane picture window to front aspect. Exposed ceiling timber.  T&G timber panelled ceiling.  Ceiling light point.  Light maple parquet flooring.  Original front door (not used by current owners) to village street.  Radiator.

CONSERVATORY  Constructed of timber panel/timber frame double glazed elevations beneath a pitched polycarbonate roof.  Central ceiling light point and fan.  Ceramic tiled flooring.  Half glazed double doors to courtyard/patio.  Radiator.  View over ornamental pond and on toward paddock and parkland to other side of valley.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM   Stainless steel sink unit with 1½ bowls, mixer tap and drainer to side.  Range of high and low level pine cupboards and drawers incorporating glazed china display cabinet, plate racking and wine storage.  Roll top work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back.  Large inglenook fireplace with impressive beam above housing ‘Neff’ oven and grill with four ring ceramic hob, set in roll top surround with boiler concealed within cupboard, low level cupboards to opposite side.  Recess to one side of chimney breast with deep built-in cupboard housing central heating expansion tank with shelving above.  Exposed ceiling timber.  Small pane picture window to front aspect.  Radiator.  Ledged panelled latch door with step down into:

DINING ROOM  Small pane picture window to front aspect.  Central ceiling pendant light point.  High level case concealing meter/fuse box.  Radiator.  Panelled door into deep cupboard with hanging rail, shelf above.  Further panelled door leads into:



Sitting Room:  Brick fireplace with raised brick hearth.  Recess to either side of chimney breast (one with shelving), large exposed timber above.   Deep alcove.  Ceiling light point.  Double radiator.  Opening into bedroom area and kitchenette.
Kitchenette:  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer to side.  Range of wood fronted high and low level cupboards and drawers.  High level china display cabinet.
Roll top work surfaces.  Under-counter oven and grill with four ring hob above.  Work surfaces with tiled splash back.  Vinyl tiled floor.  Window to side aspect.  Fluorescent strip light.  Extractor fan.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.
Bedroom Area:  Stable style door with high level bullseye glazed panel leading out onto driveway, high level window to side aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Space for double bed.  Panelled door into:
Laundry Area:  Low level recess with plumbing for washing machine, roll top surface above with tiled splash back, double cupboard over.  Ceiling light point.  Panelled door into:
Shower Room:  White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back.  Low level WC.  Glass/tile enclosure housing shower.  Tile vinyl flooring.  Obscure glazed window to side aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Radiator with towel rail over.


SPLIT LEVEL LANDING  Balustrade overlooking stairwell.  Ceiling light point.  Smoke alarm.  Radiator.  Panelled doors to bedroom two, bedroom four and opening into:

INNER LANDING  Ceiling light point.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Panelled doors to master bedroom, bedroom three, family bathroom and deep cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion and slatted shelving over.

MASTER BEDROOM  Dormer window to rear and side aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Double radiator.  Panelled door into deep wardrobe with hanging rail, storage above and below.  Further panelled door into:
En Suite Bathroom:  White suite comprising oak panelled corner bath with seat and mixer tap/handheld shower attachment.  Pedestal wash hand basin.  Low level WC (all with decorative tiled splash back).  Exposed wooden floor boards.  Obscure glazed window.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Strip light/shaver socket.  Radiator with towel rail over.

Dressing Area:  Exposed timbers and framework.  Picture window to rear aspect with view down to River Test and beyond to paddock and parkland.  Deep alcove (ideal for fitted/free-standing furniture).  Radiator.  Twin by-folding part decorative glazed doors lead into:
Bedroom:  Window to front aspect.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Built-in cupboard.  Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE  (Dual aspect, L-shaped)  Picture window to gable end with views over the garden.  Further small pane window to front aspect.  Exposed wall plate, brace and truss.  Panelled door into cupboard with hanging rail.  Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR   Window to front aspect.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Ceiling light point.  Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM  White suite comprising oak panelled bath with tiled surround.  Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, shelf to side, strip light/shaver socket above.  Low level WC.  Folding glass door into tiled enclosure housing ‘Heatrae Sadia’ shower.  Exposed wooden floor boards.  Obscure glazed window.  Corner storage cupboard.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Radiator with towel rail over.


The cottage fronts onto the village road.  Narrow hard standing for potted plants.  Tarmacadam approach off village lane with flint edged raised border to one side.  Shrubs and roses.  Five bar gate leads onto gravelled drive over which there are cross rights allowing access to the neighbouring cottages and their parking areas.  Access to annexe stable door and to garage/workshop.  Wide five bar pedestrian gate with herringbone paved path, open storage area to side, opening into paved courtyard behind cottage (accessed from conservatory) with ornamental pond and views toward parkland/grazing.  Long gravelled area to other side of driveway providing parking for four vehicles, screened to the rear by trellis.  Covered walkway with climbing roses giving access onto the garden.

GARAGE / WORKSHOP  Constructed of weatherboard elevations beneath a slate roof.  Up and over door to front.  Personnel door to rear.  Light, power and water connected.  

MAIN GARDEN  Divided into two areas.  Shingle patio area ideal for barbecues and ‘al fresco’ eating.  Summerhouse.  Timber storage shed.  Views to one side over paddock.  Timber gate to side beneath pergola into further area dissected by shingle paths.  Impressive flower and vegetable borders.  Specimen shrubs.  The garden is well enclosed to one side by box hedging and to the front and side by picket fencing.  Raised oil tank screened by trellis.


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.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
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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