Pound Cottages, St. Mary Bourne, Andover, Hampshire, SP11
An utterly charming semi-detached Grade II Listed thatched period cottage which is the perfect country retreat with all the benefits of modern living. The cottage has a wealth of character and benefits from an abundance of exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace with woodburner in the sitting room. The ground floor comprises entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen which features an Aga, a pantry off the kitchen, cloakroom and a garden room with double doors out to the garden. A staircase from the sitting room leads to the first floor which provides 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. All bedrooms have the benefit of built in wardrobes. Of particular note is the detached double garage which offers additional accommodation and could ideally serve either as a home office away from the house, or occasional secondary accommodation. It comprises a fitted utility/kitchen on the ground floor and stairs up to a bedroom with adjoining bathroom.
The cottage is set back from the main road and is approached via a five bar gate to the front garden. There is a lawned area with some mature shrubs with a generous gravelled parking area in front of the double garage. The rear garden is delightful, with a large expanse of lawn interspersed with a variety of shrubs and trees and featuring a pond in the centre. A gate to the rear provides direct access to farmland behind and leads to many excellent walks beyond.
Located in the heart of the village of St Mary Bourne, which has a shop, two public houses, church, village hall and excellent primary school. Nearby Whitchurch offers a wider variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and the larger towns of Andover and Newbury provide an extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities. Road and rail connections are good with fast trains from Andover and Whitchurch into London Waterloo and from Newbury into London Paddington. The M3 and M4 motorway provide access to London and the West Country. The area is well served for schools including Farleigh, Thorngrove, Horris Hill, Cheam, Downe House, Marlborough College and Bradfield College.
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
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