Hattfords Estate Agents are delighted to offer this beautifully presented and well-maintained Grade II listed thatched cottage. The accommodation is well-appointed and light and airy throughout and has maintained many of its character features and charm. The accommodation comprises of a master bedroom which benefits from a dressing room and en-suite, two further bedrooms, a family bathroom and three generous reception rooms, all of which benefit from wood burning stoves together with a lovely kitchen/breakfast room. Outside, the property enjoys a beautifully landscaped sunny garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of trees, shrubs and borders. There is off road driveway parking for two vehicles and scope to build a garage or carport, subject to the relevant planning consents. Situated in the highly sought-after village location of Upper Clatford with its excellent road links, lying to the south of the A303 which in turn gives access to the A34 and M3 providing links to the West Country, Midlands, London and the South Coast.
The accommodation is well-appointed and offers a total of approximately 1761 square feet. The accommodation is accessed through a pretty porch and the main stable door which leads into the dining room which boasts solid wood flooring and centres onto an ornate wood burning stove and leads to the kitchen/breakfast room, snug, sitting room, cellar and stairs to the first floor. The kitchen/breakfast room is of a good size and has been attractively fitted with modern cabinets and work surfaces and contrasting ceramic tiling. There is a Rangemaster cooker and space for a washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The kitchen boasts slate tiled flooring which leads to the breakfast area where there is space for a good sized breakfast table and a door that leads out to the garden. Accessed off the dining room is the snug. This room boasts a wood burning stove and there is a cloakroom accessed off this room and a step leads up from the family room to the main sitting room. The main sitting room also enjoys a wood burning stove and is of a good size. Upstairs is the master bedroom which benefits from a dressing room leading to the en-suite bathroom. The dressing room has been fitted with bespoke built-in cupboards and the en-suite is of a good size with corner shower cubicle and roll top bath, WC and wash hand basin, attractively fitted with white gloss sanitary ware and contrasting ceramic tiling. There are two further double bedrooms, one of which has a built-in double bed frame and feature stained glass windows. The bathroom has been beautifully fitted with white gloss sanitary ware and boasts a bath, WC and sink and modern contrasting ceramic tiling and flooring.
The garden is of a generous proportion and is predominantly laid to lawn. The garden enjoys a sunny facing aspect and has been beautifully landscaped with a variety of shrubs, rose bushes, mature trees and borders. There is a gate at the rear that leads to the driveway parking area and to the side of the property is an area where the oil tank is located and outbuildings/shed.
Upper Clatford is situated in the northern Test valley in an area convenient for the cathedral cities of both Winchester and Salisbury and the market town of Andover. Stockbridge, which lies to the south, offers a range of boutique shops, restaurants and hostelries, and the area in general is famed for its country pursuits including some of the finest chalk stream fishing in the northern hemisphere. The village of Upper Clatford itself lies on the River Anton which flows through the village past the All Saints Church and an abundance of period and character houses and thatched cottages. The local pub is thriving, and there are further amenities in the neighbouring villages of Goodworth Clatford and Anna Valley. Schooling in the area is first class with a number of state and private schools including the highly regarded Farleigh School at Redrice. Road access is excellent, lying to the south of the A303 which in turn gives access to the A34 and M3 providing links to the West Country, Midlands, London and the South Coast. The market town of Andover is approximately 2 miles away provides an extensive range of amenities including a modern shopping centre, recreational and sporting facilities, and a main line railway service to London Waterloo (approximately 70 minutes).
Summary of accommodation:
Dining hall * Sitting room * Snug * Kitchen/breakfast room * Cloakroom * Cellar * Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite * Two further double bedrooms * Bathroom.
Summary of features:
Grade II listed thatch cottage * Many character features, which includes wood burning stoves, stained glass windows and exposed timbers * Well-appointed accommodation * Immaculately presented throughout * Recently replaced thatch roof * Three reception rooms * Attractively fitted kitchen with breakfast room * Cellar * Master Bedroom with en-suite and dressing room * Two further double bedrooms * Cloakroom * Lovely sunny garden which has been beautifully landscaped * Off road driveway parking * Highly sought-after village location * Excellent road and rail links * Excellent local schools.
Services – Oil fired central heating. Mains electricity, water and drainage.
Test Valley Borough Council Tax band – Band F.
Andover 1.8 miles * Stockbridge 6.7 miles * Grately Station 7.3 miles * Winchester 14 miles * Salisbury 18 miles.