South End Cottages, Houghton, Stockbridge SO20

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Bedrooms: 2
A charming, end of terrace 2-bedroom cottage offering excellent scope and potential for modernisation and restyling, set in a good position in this popular Test Valley village, close to Stockbridge. The property has a south west facing, level garden.

An end of terrace cottage, one of an attractive terrace of just three properties, constructed of Flemish bond brick elevations incorporating decorative burnt header/blue bricks with pebble dash above beneath a clay tile roof. The doors, verge boards and cast iron guttering are painted in the Estate's dark green colour. The property requires modernisation and has the benefit of two off-road parking spaces within a short walk of the cottage.

Entrance hall with double height ceiling with window to front aspect. Staircase with balustrade to side rising to first floor. Panel doors to sitting room and dining room. Sitting room with open fireplace housing rolled steel log burning stove on paved hearth with pine mantel piece. Window to front aspect with view over the garden.

The dining room is a good size with window to the front overlooking the garden. A door leads into the kitchen with stainless steel sink unit with drainer. Roll top work surfaces with tiled splash back. Range of oak fronted high and low level cupboards and drawers. Vinyl flooring and Window to rear aspect. There is good potential to open these two rooms into one, large kitchen living room, subject to necessary consents.

On the first floor is bedroom one, a large double bedroom with attractive cast iron Victorian fireplace with painted mantelpiece. Window to front aspect overlooking garden towards the village. Bedroom two, again a large double bedroom also features a cast iron Victorian fireplace with painted mantelpiece. Window to gable end. Access to loft via hatch. Finally, the large bathroom is a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Panelled bath with tiled surround and wall mounted Triton shower with curtain rail above. Window to rear aspect. Cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with immersion and slatted shelving.

The terrace of three lies perpendicular to the village lane with a wide gated gravelled access passing the rear of the terrace allowing access to all three cottages. External oil fired boiler and oil tank. A further gated path leads round the gable end of the cottage to the south westerly facing garden which comprises a level grassed area with borders, well screened to the side and rear boundary by mixed hedging and tall timber fencing.

Two off-road parking spaces within the nearby new development.

The property is situated within the Bossington Estate, on the edge of the highly sought after village of Houghton, which has delightful walks traversing the River Test and on to the renowned Test Way, Clarendon Way and Monarch Way. There is also an excellent public house/restaurant (The Boot Inn) and a church, both within a short walk. Further facilities can be found in the neighbouring town of Stockbridge (2.7 miles) which offers a variety of shops, a Post Office, Dental Practice, chemist and doctor's surgery as well as hotels, restaurants, public houses, and churches. The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are both within a twenty minute drive, and the A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London, South Coast and the West Country.

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