Houghton, Stockbridge, SO20 (Ref 2996)
Property Information | Houghton, Stockbridge, SO20
Detached single storey dwelling with spacious and versatile accommodation (2278sq.ft) within this sought-after Test Valley village.
Reception Hall, Cloakroom, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Garden Room, Principal Bedroom Suite, Two Further Bedrooms, Shower Room, Driveway Parking, Delightful Gardens, Versatile Accommodation
Situated within a small cul-de-sac affording little passing traffic, this detached property has been extended and has plenty of accommodation arranged over a single floor. The front door opens into a large reception hall which has a roof lantern providing excellent natural light. The drawing room has a bay window to the front aspect with an open fireplace. This leads into the kitchen which is fitted with a comprehensive range of units and opens into a dining room; beyond this sits the garden room with a door onto the rear terrace. The principal bedroom suite has a large bedroom, separate sitting area, dressing room and a bathroom, whilst bedroom two is served by a refitted shower room. There is also a home office/occasional bedroom. Externally the gardens are a delight and have been well planted, the front garden has a driveway with flower and shrub borders. The garden to the rear has a terrace directly behind the house, graduating onto a lawn with herbaceous borders, behind which is a raised planted area and greenhouse with an interesting brick folly.
Leave Winchester in a northerly direction along Stockbridge Road. After approximately 8 miles, as Stockbridge Road becomes Winton Hill, head straight over the roundabout and onto the High Street. At the end of the High Street turn left signposted Houghton, passing Houghton Lodge. Proceed further passing The Boot Inn pub on the left, and when you reach Stevens Drove on the right proceed round the bend in the road and Chapel Close will be found the next turn on the right. Proceed into the close and bear round to the right; St. Athens is the penultimate property.
The charming village of Houghton sits in the picturesque rural setting of the Test Valley. With many country pursuits on the doorstep from fishing on the River Test to walking the historic Clarendon Way and Test Way, there are many activities on offer. The village has a pub, a church and village hall whilst the nearby town of Stockbridge, two miles to the north, offers other amenities which include restaurants, shops, schools, as well as a doctor's surgery. Houghton lies between the historic cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester. Communication links are accessible in the form of rail links into London Waterloo via nearby Grateley and Winchester. The A303 offers access to the West Country and to London via the M3 whilst the A34 links to the South coast or the North. Stockbridge has both a primary and a secondary school with Peter Symonds VI form College at Winchester. Independent preparatory schools include Princes Mead, Pilgrim's, Twyford, Stroud and Farleigh, with Winchester College and St Swithun's in Winchester, Godolphin in Salisbury, and Embley in Romsey.
Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).
Oiled-fired central heating, drainage by way of septic tank. Mains water connected.
Band D (rate for 2022/23 £1,918.33 pa).