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A Detached House and Detached Bungalow on a 1.5 Acre Plot, in Whitchurch

Sold STC £300,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Originally part of Clapgate Cottages, this pleasant two/three bedroom bungalow is located in Whitchurch, approximately two miles from the centre of town. The plot is entered through wooden gates, beyond which a gravel driveway leads to the bungalow. There is parking and a sizeable garden area to the front and side of the bungalow, which has a (lpg) gas central heating system via radiators. The home is located on a plot with one additional dwelling and has a delightful semi-rural feel.

Nestled in the heart of the Hampshire countryside, Whitchurch is reputedly the smallest town in the county and straddles the famous River Test. This charming town has an excellent range of local shops and amenities which include a doctor’s surgery, dentist, bakery and petrol garage, as well as a primary and secondary school. Centred between Basingstoke, Winchester, Andover and Newbury, the town enjoys excellent communications with convenient access to the A34, A303, M3 and M4 corridors, with the main line railway station provides a direct service to London Waterloo.

Clapgate Cottages as it was called in the 1700s, was originally a small hamlet of up to 5 dwellings. The site is now home to two properties; Clapgate Cottage and The Old Tollhouse, which marks the beginning of The Portway, a Roman road which used to run directly to Silchester. The Old Tollhouse was there to collect tolls and to provide shelter, food and tobacco in clay pipes to travellers and pilgrims travelling to Silchester.
As the property ran close by the original Great Western Railway line (which was closed in the 1960s), there are a couple of interesting covenants in the deeds. These allow full abstraction rights of water, meaning you don't pay water rates, and that the owners are allowed to sell water to travellers, but not cream teas to railway travellers!
The two properties have their own water supply sourced from a flint lined well, which was converted into a bore hole and is dipped every month by Basingstoke and Deane.

Entrance Hall
Stable door into entrance hall, which has two radiators, access to loft via hatch, doors to all living room, bedrooms and bathroom, with arches through to kitchen and bedroom three/dining room.

Living Room
Double glazed window to front aspect, radiator and feature electric wall-mounted fire with marble effect surround and hearth, and wooden edging.

Double glazed window to front aspect, base and eye level units, wall-mounted boiler and inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Space for washing machine and fridge/freezer, electric oven with gas hob and extractor hood over, part-tiled walls and spotlighting.

Master Bedroom
Double glazed window to side aspect, built in wardrobes, wall light and radiator.

Bedorom Two
Double glazed window to rear aspect, built in wardrobes wall light and radiator.

Bedroom Three/Dining Room
Stable door and additional door to rear and radiator.

Double glazed window to front aspect, WC, pedestal hand wash basin and panel-enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Cupboard housing immersion heater and shelving, radiator and wood effect flooring.

There are sizeable lawn areas to the side and front of the bungalow.
Access to the properties is through double wooden gates. A gravel drive leads on to the bungalow. A well/bore hole sits at the front of the plot which provides free water for both of the properties on the site.

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03 November 2016


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