High Street, Stockbridge SO20 6EU, UK
Claim this property to become verified owner or agent
Property type: ?
Year built: ?
Total Plot Size: ?
Total Inside Area: ?
Last Sold: N/A
What can it be sold for now?
AI think: N/A
Users think: N/A
Agents think: £2,500,000 1 agent(s) valuations found
HPI banks think: £NaN
Evans & Partridge Agent Valuation of this property is £2,500,000
An imposing detached former Victorian Rectory, set in the heart of this vibrant town, believed to date back to the mid 19th Century attractively constructed of Flemish-Bond brick elevations with surrounding plinth and blue decorative header detailing on the double fronted façade all beneath a clay tiled roof and featuring beautiful large sash windows. The present owners of 25 years have added an excellent rear single storey extension, a substantial garden room and summer house. They are also responsible for the outstanding mature landscaped garden screened from the High Street by a tall wall and pleached trees with a number of interesting areas surrounding a main formal lawn, the rear and side boundaries have carriers of the Test running by.
The main house has a classic feel, elegant reception rooms with fireplaces, a large garden room and a beautiful kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining living/dining area with lantern, there is also a large utility/work room with mobile central storage concealing the wine cellar beneath. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, the principal with large en suite and the remaining served by a family bathroom and separate shower room. There are wonderful high ceilings and attractive period detailing throughout. Additionally there is a garage/workshop and the use of two off-road parking spaces.
The property is situated in the heart of the town within a short walk of all local amenities as well as the Test Way and National Trust Common with walks next to the River Test. Stockbridge offers a broad variety of independent shops, a Post Office, hotels and bars, delis/restaurants, churches, a doctors’ surgery, dentist and primary and secondary schools. The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester and the abbey town of Romsey are all within a twenty minute drive, and the A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country. There are also mainline railway stations in Winchester and Andover (both about fifteen minutes’ drive away) as well as Grateley (about ten minutes’ drive) with fast trains to Waterloo.
Leaded entrance porch Decorative gallows brackets. Lantern style light. Six panel door with leaded fan light leading into:
Reception hall (Ideal gallery for art) High ceiling with detailed dentil course coving. Two pendant light points with decorative roses. Deep skirting boards. Exposed oak floor boards. Open arch with detailed architrave and staircase rising to first floor. Panel doors with detailed architraves to drawing room, sitting room, formal dining room, open plan kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining living/dining room and cloakroom.
Cloakroom White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and high level WC. Slate and marble tiled floor. Traditional style radiator. High ceiling. Cornice. Pendant light point. Obscure glazed window.
Drawing room Open fireplace with marble mantelpiece and marble edged slate hearth. Recess to either side of chimney breast with built-in cupboards and arched display recess above. Three sash bay window to front aspect. High ceiling and detailed cornice. Wall lights. Deep skirting boards.
Sitting room Open fireplace with timber mantelpiece and marble edged slate hearth. Recess to either side of chimney breast with built-in cupboards and arched display recess above. Three sash bay window to front aspect. Glazed double doors with glazing above leading into garden room with study area. High coved ceiling. Wall lights.
Formal dining room (Fine elegant reception room divided by archway) Open brick fireplace with slate hearth, inset granite surround and carved mantelpiece. Recess to either side of chimney breast with built-in cupboards and arched display shelving above. High ceiling with detailed coving. Two ceiling roses (one ideal for chandelier above table area). Picture light. Exposed floor boards. Three sash window to rear aspect overlooking the gardens. Small pane glazed double doors with glazing above opening onto terrace and garden. Further similar double doors opening into:
Garden room Substantial and attractive extension constructed of brick plinths supporting hard wood frame double glazed elevations beneath a pitched roof with vaulted ceiling, exposed decorative ties, pendant light points and four Velux windows. Stunning views enjoyed over the main garden and terraces. Oak flooring. Wall lights. Folding hardwood doors can be used to close off one third of the room, currently used as a study area with has a solid end wall with window.
Open plan kitchen / breakfast room with adjoining living / dining area
Kitchen / Breakfast Room (Beautifully appointed with a Neptune Kitchen) Ceramic twin Belfast style sink unit with mixer tap. Extensive range of solid oak fronted high and low level cupboards, drawers, deep pan drawers and glazed display cabinet. Dresser style unit with curved ends and painted hand-built cupboards and drawers with space for large fridge/freezer, under-counter wine fridge, housekeeper’s cupboard with herb racks, shelving and drawers. Tiled recess with marble sill above housing two oven electric Aga with double hob, electric companion unit to side with double oven and four ring ceramic hob. Eye level Neff oven and grill with warming drawer beneath. Integrated dishwasher and refuse area. Granite work surfaces with similar upstand and window sills. Large central island with curved breakfast bar, cupboards and drawers beneath. Three pendant light points above. High coved ceiling. LED down lighters. Sheila Maid. Limestone effect porcelain tiled floor. Oak frame glazed door into side hall.
Living/Dining Area Ample space for large table with lantern above. Folding oak frame bay window to side aspect opening onto terrace and garden. Limestone effect porcelain tiled floor. LED down lighters. Half glazed stable door into rear lobby.
Side hall Coir mat at threshold. Part obscure glazed door to outside. Grant oil fired boiler. Coat hooks. Storage. Meter/fuse box.
Rear lobby Limestone effect porcelain tiled floor. Sliding oak doors into storage area. Glazed door to terrace. Oak panel door into:
Utility / work room Vaulted ceiling and exposed collar beams. Velux window to side aspect. Five pendant light points. LED down lighters. Part divided by two double sided sliding storage units revealing wine cellar beneath.
Utility Area Belfast sink unit with mixer tap. Composite work surface with cupboards above and below. Recess and plumbing for washing machine. Space for fridge/dryer. Oak door to rear porch.
Workshop Area Two oak frame windows overlooking the garden. Space for work bench and table.
Grand staircase Half landing and turned style balustrade. High ceiling with central rose and detailed cornicing. Stairs with central runner. Half landing with sash window to side aspect.
Upper main landing Beautiful gallery area divided by archways with sash window to front aspect, further sash window to rear aspect. High ceiling with detailed cornicing. Ceiling lights with decorative roses. Doors to bedrooms, bathrooms, linen cupboard with slatted shelving and cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder with immersion.
Principal bedroom (Large double bedroom) High ceiling with detailed cornice, central rose and deep skirting boards. Built-in wardrobe cupboards to either side of bed area. Sash window to side aspect. Hatch into loft.
En Suite Bathroom Cast iron four claw roll top bath. Ceramic wash stand with shelf, mirror and shaver socket. High level WC. Large glass/granite shower enclosure with overhead/hand held attachments. Alcove with cupboard, shelving above. Oak floor boards. Coving. Down lighters. Towel radiator.
Bedroom two (Elegant dual aspect bedroom) Cast iron Victorian fireplace with slate heart and mantel piece. Recess to either side of chimney breast, one with built-in wardrobe cupboard. Two sash windows to front and side aspect. High ceiling with detailed coving, ceiling rose. Deep skirting boards.
Bedroom three (Dual aspect double bedroom) High coved ceiling with rose. Deep skirting boards. Three sash small pane window to rear aspect. Further sash window to side aspect with view of church spire. Built-in wardrobe cupboard.
Bedroom four (Dual aspect double bedroom) High coved ceiling with rose. Deep skirting boards. Sash windows to front and side aspect. Pendant light point. Two built-in double wardrobe cupboards.
Bathroom Floral suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with sill above, lights and shaver socket. Low level WC. Bath with tiled surround, shower and folding glass screen. Sash window to side aspect. High coved ceiling with rose and pendant light point. Towel radiator.
Shower room White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and lights above and shaver socket. High level WC. Glass/tiled shower enclosure. High coved ceiling with rose and pendant light point. Deep skirting boards. Sash window to side aspect with view of church spire. Towel radiator.
The house fronts onto Stockbridge High Street with a Magnolia tree to either side of the front entrance porch. Pedestrian and vehicular access to the left side of the house passing door to the side hall and oak gate with covered walkway into rear garden. It is understood that there are two off-road parking spaces as well as a 5m x 5m garage/workshop with electrical door and personnel door to front, light and power connected.
Rear garden Comprises a wrap-round sandstone terrace with beautiful herbaceous borders to either side, ideal for entertaining. Brick edged circular lawn with surrounding colourful borders and central walkway onto a large central lawn surrounded by further beautifully stocked borders with shrubs and mature specimen trees. Dovecote. Further sandstone terrace surrounds the summer house.
Summer house Constructed of timber frame/clad elevations beneath shingle roof. Small pane glazed double doors. Ceramic tiled floor. Pendant light point. Small pane windows with views over the garden. Electric radiators.
Arch with borders to either side leads down to a rivulet of the River Test with bridge and ornamental border along the rear boundary. To the eastern side of the garden room a formal Italian style garden with par terre buxus hedging, roses and circular ornamental pond with fountain. This is well screened by high wall and pleached crab apple trees. Further archway through rose covered trellis leads onto a stepping stone paved woodland walk which continues along the eastern boundary adjacent to a further carrier of the Test.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
Directions post code SO20 6EU.
Viewing is strictly by appointment with evans & partridge Tel.
1. These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Evans & Partridge or the vendors or lessors.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of Evans & Partridge has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.