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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Front country views, Basingstoke Road, Alton, Hampshire

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

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Overlooking meadows and countryside opposite, a character older style semi-detached house retaining architectural details reminiscent of the late Victorian era.

Description 
This charming home has 2 double bedrooms and a large 4 piece bathroom on the first floor supplemented by a secondary staircase leading to a floored attic with a front Velux window. The house is one of two slightly varying individual pairs of semi-detached houses with historic connections to the old Queens Park fruit nursery, which previously was situated to the rear and is now an established small cul-de-sac of mainly bungalows called Will Hall Close. An eclectic collection of fireplaces, higher ceilings, several old strip pine and traditional recessed panelled doors, and tall skirting boards and ornate architraves are just some of the characteristics to be discovered internally. At ground level, the 2 reception rooms, twin aspect kitchen/breakfast room and splendid hall are complemented by a delightful garden, the rear being on the South Easterly side and having a choice of two sun terraces. There is a double width car parking bay on site approached by Will Hall Close. ...

Location 
Pightley is elevated above the Basingstoke Road and is located on the Western country outskirts of this old market town with a view across the road over the water meadows near the source of the River Wey and over fields beyond seasonally to Hungry Copse. There are walks up Brick Kiln Lane and alongside Ackender Wood in the neighbourhood, the property also being strategically placed for routes to Basingstoke and the M3 motorway. Yet within 0.8 mile is the town's High Street with its Georgian facade, varied shops, adjacent Sainsbury's & M & S stores, and Market Square. Educationally, Alton has primary and senior schools, Alton Convent and Alton FE College. For the rail commuter, Alton station links with Waterloo (minimum journey time 67 minutes). Additional facilities include further stores such as Waitrose, churches, fitness clubs, a museum and gallery, restaurants and inns, a sports centre and two outlying golf courses. This represents a great opportunity to...

Ground Floor 

Recessed Porch 
Lantern light, quarry tiled threshold and steps. Part single glazed wooden front door with single glazed transom to:-

Reception Hall 
21' 6'' x 3' 0'' (6.55m x 0.91m) widening to 4'11 (1.50m) including stairway
Karndean oak effect flooring, dado rail, 2 radiators, thermostat. Electric consumer unit and meter. Smoke detector. Pine part shelved cleaning cupboard.

Sitting Room 
13' 5'' x 12' 2'' (4.09m x 3.71m) including bay window
Triple front aspect. Original cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and pillared mantelpiece fitted with coal effect gas fire and stone hearth. Fitted angled corner cupboards with aerial connection and plinth for TV. Coved ceiling, 2 radiators, Karndean oak effect flooring, telephone point.

Dining Room 
12' 6'' x 10' 3'' (3.81m x 3.12m)
Rear aspect via pair of French doors opening to rear garden. Original angled corner cast iron open fireplace with tiled slips and mantelpiece, stone hearth. Oak effect laminated floor, 2 wall light points, radiator, coved ceiling.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 
17' 9'' x 10' 0'' (5.41m x 3.05m)
Split level and twin aspect over rear gardens. Fitted to light oak format with chrome handles, soft closers and granite style worktops inset with white farmhouse style one and a quarter bowl single drainer sink and swan neck mixer. Affording floor cupboards, top and pan drawers, wine ports, tiled splashbacks and double wall cabinet. Downlighting, ceramic tiled floor. Tiled former fireplace recess with space for electric cooker, fitted white filter hood. Plumbing for dishwasher, TV aerial connection. Louvred cupboard housing wall hung Worcester Greenstar Ri gas boiler, digital programmer. Bevelled glazed panelled door to hall. Dedicated breakfast area with radiator and space for fridge/freezer. Louvred double cupboard with stacked space, plumbing and vent for washing machine and tumble dryer. Hatch to loft. Part glazed composite side door with covered canopy to rear garden.

First Floor 
From hall, elegant spindle balustraded stairs with dado rail to:-

Galleried Landing 
12' 6'' x 4' 11'' (3.81m x 1.50m) including stairwell
Matching ornate gallery. Coved ceiling, radiator.

Bedroom One 
15' 7'' x 11' 0'' (4.75m x 3.35m) including wardrobes
Front aspect via 2 windows overlooking open countryside opposite to Hungry Copse. Fitted pair of double wardrobes - one part shelved. Pair of bedside light points, coved ceiling, radiator.

Bedroom Two 
12' 6'' x 10' 3'' (3.81m x 3.12m)
Sash window - rear outlook. Original cast iron angled corner fireplace. Coved ceiling, radiator.

Bathroom 
10' 0'' x 9' 11'' (3.05m x 3.02m)
Sash window - rear aspect. Redesigned and presenting white suite with chrome/china style fittings to freestanding double ended contemporary bath, corner glazed and tiled shower enclosure with Triton fitting, pedestal wash stand basin and WC. Part mosaic style tiled surrounds, wall light point, radiator, coved ceiling. Chrome multiple heated towel rail. Fitted shelved double cupboard. Fitted corner airing cupboard - hot water cylinder, immersion heater, cupboard above.

Further Stairs 
From landing, winding staircase with rope handrail and stained glass leaded light to:-

Attic 
15' 6'' x 11' 5'' (4.72m x 3.48m) floor area
Including spindle gallery and bulkhead. Velux roof window - view over countryside opposite. Vaulted ceiling with dimmed downlighting. Power. 2 eaves cupboards. Smoke detector.

Outside 

Attractive Good Sized Garden 
Lies mainly to the rear, the South Easterly side and creates a pleasing and harmonious setting for the house. The front has a paved terrace with brick inserts, shrubbery, small tree, pea shingle border and steps being elevated above the road. Paved path continues via side to delightful rear garden, which enjoys a good degree of privacy with established hedges and fences. Floodlit paved sun terrace adjoining dining room and breakfast area, also has outside tap, bulkhead light and external gas meter box. Broad flights of curved brick and paved steps with brick enclosed flower borders open to the lawn with serpentine path, further brick raised shrubbery border and paved upper seating terrace. Shed 9'3" x 7' with internal power and external security lighting. Contained within the rear closeboarded fence is kitchen garden with small tree and paved paths. Picket pedestrian gate to:-

Double Car Bay 
Tarmacadam style surface for at least 2 cars. Approached via Will Hall Close at rear.

Rear Plot Size  
111' 0'' x 18' 0'' (33.81m x 5.48m)
Length taken from breakfast area outside wall and including parking bay.

Directions 
From the row of banks opposite the Swan Hotel on High Street, Alton, turn right beside Boots The Chemist up Market Street and continue ahead towards Basingstoke becoming Lenten Street and Basingstoke Road. At the B3349 mini-roundabout, proceed ahead again towards Basingstoke and turn second left into Will Hall Close. The house is 2 doors before the close on the same side.

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  • Alton (1.1 mi)
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78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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