Reception Rooms: 2
A delightful Grade II listed cottage located in the village of Preston Candover, in the heart of the beautiful Candover Valley. The cottage has a Victorian extension to the front, and retains plenty of character features including exposed beams, open fireplaces, wooden doors and old style radiators. The property is light and airy, with good ceiling heights, and well-proportioned rooms, and has been improved and maintained to a high standard throughout. There is a pretty cottage garden and plenty of parking to the front, with a well as a delightful rear garden, which enjoys stunning views over the fields behind.
The cottage is approached from the driveway with the front door opening to the entrance hall, with stairs going up to the first floor and an understairs cupboard. To the right is the spacious sitting room, which has wide wooden flooring and a working fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of bespoke solid wood kitchen units and worktops, a Rayburn electric stove and stone flooring. There is plenty of space for a dresser and a large table and chairs. The dining room could double as a family room/study and has a working fireplace, French doors to the garden and stairs to the first floor. The garage is accessed from the kitchen, where there is a cloakroom.
The main stairs lead up from the entrance hall to the first floor. The main bedroom is at the front of the property and features a range of built-in wardrobes. A door leads through to a small hallway and to bedroom three, which has access to eaves storage. The hallway continues to a bathroom, which has a white suite, and onto bedroom four. The well-proportioned second bedroom has a charming free-standing bath at one end, with a view of the garden from the bath!
Outside, there is a gravelled driveway to the front, a brick wall to one side and a selection of shrub borders. The delightful rear garden has a central lawn, with mature shrub borders, a paved seating terrace adjoining the rear of the cottage, and beautiful views over the fields behind.
Preston Candover is a pretty Hampshire village with a thriving community and benefits from a local post office/store, well regarded primary school, church and public house. A lovely tranquil area with good road communications to Basingstoke and the Georgian town of Alresford which provides good day to day facilities including independent shops, restaurants and inns located in stunning surrounds on the edge of the South Downs National Park. The cathedral city of Winchester is about 7 miles away and there are mainline rail services to London from both Winchester and Alton. Southampton airport is approximately half an hour away by car.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16′ 10" x 12′ 5" (5.14m x 3.81m)
SITTING ROOM 18′ 0" x 13′ 6" (5.50m x 4.14m)
DINING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM 12′ 9" x 10′ 11" (3.90m x 3.34m)
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
BEDROOM ONE 18′ 1" x 11′ 3" exc. wardobes (5.53m x 3.45m)
BEDROOM TWO 18′ 0" x 9′ 3" (5.49m x 2.82m)
BEDROOM THREE 12′ 11" x 9′ 3" (3.95m x 2.82m)
BEDROOM FOUR 9′ 1" x 7′ 4" (2.77m x 2.25m)
BATHROOM 7′ 3" x 5′ 9" (2.21m x 1.77m)
GARAGE/STORE 18′ 7" max x 9′ 3" (5.67m x 2.84m)
SERVICES Mains water and electricity connected. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage system.
LOCAL AUTHORITY INFORMATION Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
Council Tax Band: F