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A rare opportunity to acquire this stunning 17th century Grade II listed detached thatched cottage with beautiful gardens of approaching 2 acres.

* Sitting Room
* Snug
* Dining Room
* Kitchen/Breakfast Room
* Utility Room
* Cloakroom

* Master bedroom with en-suite
* Three further bedrooms
* Family bathroom
* Shower Room
* Cloakroom

A superb 4 bedroom, 3 reception room 17th century cottage with stunning gardens of approaching 2 acres.

Staplewood is a beautifully presented cottage with a wealth of character features including exposed beams/ timbers and brickwork.

The property has a lovely dual aspect Sitting Room, with an inglenook fireplace. Accessible from this room is a cosy snug with wood burning stove and doors leading out to the rear garden .

In addition the ground floor presents an elegant dining room, well fitted Kitchen Breakfast Room with Aga, Utility Room, Pantry and Cloakroom.

A bespoke solid Oak double staircase leads to the first floor accommodation presenting sizeable master bedroom with en-suite facilities, three further bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room as well as a cloakroom.

The property is approached via a gravel drive leading to the double garage and further parking and turning area behind. The garage has a useful workshop area and cloakroom, whilst there is a large boarded loft space above.

The gardens are a fine feature with an immediate terrace adjoining the house overlooking the large expanse of lawn and pond. There is also a lovely side garden currently used as the vegetable plot and formal rose garden.

The property is positioned within the sought after village of Nether Wallop which benefits from an excellent primary school, local pub, wine shop, village hall and church whilst approximately four miles away lies Stockbridge which provides an eclectic mix of boutiques and brasseries plus doctor's surgery and educational facilities. The larger Cathedral Cities of Winchester and Salisbury are within easy access and offer a more extensive range of amenities.

The Test Valley is renowned for its fine chalk stream fishing and country pursuits with local footpaths and bridleways in abundance to include the Test Way and Clarendon Way. Equally accessible for sailing enthusiasts, are the Hamble Estuary and Solent.

London by road or rail is approximately 70 miles Northeast of Stockbridge and services from nearby Grateley train station are popular with commuters and has regular services to Waterloo (approximately 80 minutes) as does Winchester (approximately 50 minutes) whilst the A30 and A303 are nearby, the latter linking to the M3.

* Character features throughout
* Dual aspect Sitting Room with Inglenook fireplace
* Cottage style Kitchen with 'Aga'
* Master bedroom with en-suite
* Stunning formal grounds/gardens approaching 2 acres
* Double garage with workshop area
* Additional sheds/outbuilding as well as fruit cages and large greenhouse
* Further potential for extensions STPP

TENURE: Freehold

SERVICES: Mains water & electricity. Private drainage and oil fired central heating

Test Valley Borough Council, Tax band: H

* Stockbridge - 4.6 Miles
* Grateley Train Station - 3.2 Miles
* Winchester - 14.2 Miles
* Salisbury - 11.6 Miles
* Andover - 7.3 Miles
* Southampton Airport - 19 Miles
* Basingstoke - 27 Miles

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 February 2013


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