Avington, Winchester, SO21

£1,250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Utility Room, Principal Bedroom with En-Suite, Two Further Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Attractive Mature Gardens, Double Garage & Large Driveway, Chain Free

The Property:

Offering accommodation over two floors 'West Hill Farmhouse' has a large entrance hall which leads to the sitting room with exposed floorboards, an open fireplace and double aspect views of the side and front garden. There is a well-proportioned kitchen/breakfast room again double aspect but with views over the rear garden. The family/dining room has a bay window to the front aspect and window to the side. A utility room and cloakroom complete the accommodation on the ground floor. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms, two of these have built in wardrobes and the principal has an en-suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom. The property is approached over a gravel driveway leading through a 5-bar gate to an area of parking in front of the double garage. The gardens themselves are extensive, with an area of terracing directly adjacent to the rear of the house which provides a delightful entertaining area, being bordered with shrubs and plants and a wrap-around lawn. Tiered into two sections a path leads up to the upper section where there is an expansive open lawn which borders open farmland and overlooks the house. A further parking area can be found to the west of the property. The current owner has obtained planning consent to considerably extend the ground and first floors, plans can be seen on the South Downs website, planning reference: SDNP/16/01956/HOUS. Groundworks have commenced therefore there are no time constraints.

The Location:

'West Hill Farmhouse' is situated on the outskirts of the pretty village of Avington, in an idyllic location backing onto open farmland. The property is situated within the heart of the Itchen Valley, in an area renowned for its beauty and its outdoor recreational pursuits, including beautiful walks, riding and of course chalk stream fishing on the world-famous River Itchen. There is a Church and a number of pretty period and character cottages, with the nearby villages of Easton and Itchen Abbas offering further facilities including three excellent public houses. The larger market town of Alresford to the east is renowned for its boutique shops and restaurants. Winchester offers a more comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and cultural facilities including some fine schooling, both state and private, as well as the highly regarded Peter Symonds Sixth Form College. There are excellent transport links with easy access to the M3 (to London and the South Coast) and the A34 (connecting to the Midlands). The direct train service from Winchester to London Waterloo takes about 1 hour.

Directions:

Head north from the City towards Kings Worthy via Worthy Road which becomes London Road. On passing the Cart & Horses, turn left onto the A33 and take the first right onto the B3047. Once within Itchen Abbas turn right at The Plough and proceed past Avington Park on the right, bearing round to the right. Proceed into the village of Avington following the road left and right, past a turning on the right for Avington Country Park and the property will be found almost immediately on the left, identified by our 'For Sale' board.

Viewing:

Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).

Services:

TBA

Council Tax:

Band G (rate for 2021/22 £3,067.88pa).

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01962 807026

Belgarum Estate & Letting Agents

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