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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Lower Farringdon, Alton, Hampshire

Guide Price £265,000

Property Description

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CHAIN-FREE SALE - Ripe for complete modernisatation, a circa 1900 two double bedroom cottage, the middle of an individual terrace of three, fronting the Meon Valley road yet affording a 33'7" x 12'8" garage/workshop and two garden areas to the rear


Description 
Offering great potential for restoration and possible extension subject to the necessary consents, the property is a wide individual cottage retaining higher ceilings downstairs, slate rooves and, in the four main rooms, chimney breasts. There is double glazing, a large loft and two long garden areas ideal for landscaping and separated by the much more recently built twin sectioned garage/workshop. The far area backs onto paddocks. We understand the cottage has previously been connected to all main services including drainage.

Location 
Kathleen Place is prominently set in the centre of Lower Farringdon village, which has historic connections with the long closed Meon Valley railway and is within the South Downs National Park. The immediate village surroundings provide country walks, bridleways and byways, the Golden Pheasant Inn and access via the A32 to Alton and further towns to the North, and the Meon Valley and coast to the South. Upper Farringdon includes a fine array of period and individual properties, the parish church and the Rose & Crown Inn among its landmarks. Jane Austen's much admired village of Chawton has a primary school, specialist library and cricket club. Alton, an old market town, has individual and national retailers including Sainsbury's, Waitrose, M&S, Boots, Iceland, Aldi and Wickes, a commuter service to London Waterloo (minimum journey time 67 minutes), senior and Alton Convent schools, a further education college, sports centre, 2 outlying golf courses, a...

Ground Floor 
Half glazed front door with transom window to:-

Entrance Hall 
Electric meter.

Sitting Room 
13' 3'' x 11' 0'' (4.04m x 3.35m) including chimney breast
Front aspect. Disused gas fire, fitted shelves, telephone socket (subject to re-connection), gas meter, coved ceiling. Built-in and walk-in understairs cupboard - hanging rail, fitted shelf.

Living Room 
16' 0'' x 8' 7'' (4.87m x 2.61m) including chimney breast
Rear aspect. Coved celing, majority lino tiled floor, detached radiator, thermostat, fitted shelves. Part glazed timber door to:-

Rear Porch 
8' 4'' x 4' 4'' (2.54m x 1.32m)
Half single glazed door to rear garden.

Scullery  
11' 3'' x 5' 1'' (3.43m x 1.55m)
Via doorway from living room. Side aspect over rear courtyard. Stainless steel double drainer sink with cupboards and drawers below. Gas cooker point. Majority quarry tiled floor, strip light, radiator, fitted shelves. Part single glazed low height door to rear garden.

Bathroom 
9' 7'' x 4' 11'' (2.92m x 1.50m)
Side window. White suite of panelled bath, wash basin and wc. Majority quarry tiled floor, radiator.

First Floor 
From entrance hall, stairs with dual handrails and painted wood panelling to one wall.

Bedroom One 
13' 4'' x 11' 0'' (4.06m x 3.35m) including chimney breast
Front aspect to The Golden Pheasant opposite. Former fireplace - currently sealed. Former airing cupboard at side - cylinder removed. Radiator. Traditional recessed panelled entry door. Recessed open cupboard with hanging rails. Opening to loft.

Bedroom Two 
16' 1'' x 8' 7'' (4.90m x 2.61m) including chimney breast
Formerly 2 inter-communicating bedrooms. Pair of rear aspect windows - seasonal rooftop view over fields to Upper Farringdon. 2 radiators, fitted shelves, traditional recessed panelled wooden entry door.

Outside 

Rear Garden 
98' 0'' x 17' 0'' (29.85m x 5.18m) including courtyard area beside Living Room
Concreted courtyard area adjoining rear of cottage widens to uncultivated areas with dilapidated covered storage area and water butts. Main area of garden beyond is also uncultivated and traversed by paved path with several shrubs, laurel and 2 apple trees.

Detached Garage/Workshop 
Overall 33' 7'' (10.23m):- 18' 3'' x 13' 6'' (5.56m x 4.11m) + 14' 5'' x 12' 8'' (4.39m x 3.86m)
Of natural brick and pitched tiled roof construction. Pair of ledged and braced timber entry doors, fusebox, tap, strip lights and power sockets but all subject to supply/connection. Twin aspect - single glazed side and rear windows. Part dry lined walls. Ledged and braced rear personal door. Approached by tarmac style drive between Kathleen Place and Florrie Place.

Further Garden  
66' 0'' x 18' 0'' (20.10m x 5.48m)
Stone path alongside garage to further area of uncultivated garden, which backs onto paddock.

NB 
We are aware that certain items and facilities in this cottage are not in working order including the heating system, which was via a gas fire and back boiler in the Sitting Room with the hot water cylinder having been removed. We respectfully ask any prospective purchaser to accept that the property is for sale on this basis.

Directions 
From Alton, take the A31 towards Winchester. At the Chawton roundabout, take the second exit onto the A32 towards Fareham. Upon entering the 30mph speed limit in Lower Farringdon, the cottage is the middle one of the three directly on the pavement directly opposite The Golden Pheasant Inn. Then carefully take the first drive on the left after Kathleen Place to progress to the rear of the cottage and park directly at the end of its garden by the two apple trees or opposite in front of its garage/workshop.

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30 September 2016

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  • Alton (3.0 mi)
  • Liss (6.4 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 (3.0 mi)
  • Liss (6.4 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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