Detached family home with about 1.73 acres & planning permission
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Situated on a double plot, The Heath is a well-presented rural residence, light and airy with flexible accommodation, outbuildings and stabling, making this an ideal family home. Planning permission has been granted to extend the house by about 1300 sq ft Ref no: BDB/54878. The generous ground floor accommodation flows from the welcoming reception hall leading into a well-proportioned rear aspect sitting room with a brick fireplace, fitted cupboard and a door opening into a double aspect open plan kitchen/dining room, which runs the full width of the property. This incorporates an Aga and a range of solid oak fitted floor and wall units with modern appliances, plus a separate cooker with double oven. An adjoining cloakroom and utility room also offers access to the rear gardens. To the left of the reception hall lie two double bedrooms, each with fitted storage, and a family bathroom. Located on the lower ground floor are the two remaining bedrooms, including the spacious double aspect master bedroom with French doors to the front garden, a cloakroom and a storage cupboard.
This property has 1.73 acres of land.
The Heath is approached via a five-bar gate with a large driveway providing ample parking for multiple vehicles and a newly designed and arranged access to the front door. There is a second access, also approached through a fivebar gate, which leads to the detached double garage with its spacious and very bright open plan reception room/office above with a balcony and wonderful views. There is a large barn and stables with tack room and ample parking. There are steps that lead up to the door into the utility room and the reception room/office. The formal gardens feature a wooded dell to the front of the property with the rest being laid mainly to lawn with mature hedging and trees, extending to approximately 1.73 acres. Note Planning permission has been granted for the erection of a two storey rear extension Planning Ref: BDB/54878. Prospective purchasers are advised that they should make their own enquiries with Basingstoke and Deane Council.
The Heath is situated on the outskirts of the pretty hamlet of Stoke with its day to day amenities including a public house. The nearby village of St Mary Bourne offers good amenities including a shop and post office, church, a primary school and two popular pubs/ restaurants. The larger village of Whitchurch offers further facilities including a mainline railway station with trains to London Waterloo (approx. 50 minutes) and the nearby market towns of Andover and Newbury are easily accessible and provide an excellent range of independent and high street stores, leisure and sporting facilities. The cathedral city of Winchester is approximately 19 miles to the south-east. The A303 and A34 are nearby providing good road links. There are a number of excellent state schools within reach including St. Mary Bourne Primary School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) and Testbourne Community School, together with a good selection of independent schools including Rookwood, Farleigh, St. Michaels and St. Gabriels.
From Newbury, follow the A343 south towards Andover. In Hurstbourne Tarrant, take the left turn to St Mary Bourne. Follow the road for approximately 1.5 miles until you reach Stoke; turn right onto Stoke Hill. Continue up the hill and the property will be found on the right hand side.Read all
- 1672 sq ft
- 1/2 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/Dining area, utility
- 4 Bedrooms
- Bathroom, 2 cloakrooms
- Double garage with reception room/office above
- Barn, stablling, tack room
- Grounds of approx. 1.73 acres
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