Basingstoke Road, Old Alresford, Alresford SO24

£599,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
An individual village home with plenty of versatile accommodation, sitting on a lovely south-facing plot, in a central position within the village. There is a pretty garden to the front, with a good amount of parking, and a garage attached to the end of the cottage. The Old Forge enjoys a good deal of seclusion, having a hedge to the front, and is conveniently located for New Alresford, with its independent shops, restaurants and facilities, which is just a short walk from the cottage.

The property is approached from the gravelled driveway, with a stable door opening to the entrance hall, which has Amtico flooring and a coats cupboard. To the left, a door opens to the kitchen and dining rooms, which are open plan through to the wonderful sitting room, with its vaulted ceiling featuring exposed beams. There is an attractive brick fireplace with a wood burning stove and brick hearth, and alcove shelving. Twin sets of French doors open to the garden, and a spiral staircase goes up to the first floor. The kitchen features a range of kitchen cupboards with worktops and upstands above, and integrated appliances including a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven, electric hob and filter hood. The dining room includes a built-in utility cupboard, with space for a washing machine and drier, stacked on top of each other (appliances not included).

Off the entrance hall is the main double bedroom, with built-in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom with a bath with a shower attachment and glass screen, wash hand basin, wc and heated towel rail. There is a second bedroom, and a shower room with a tiled shower enclosure and sliding door, inset wash hand basin with storage below, a wc, heated towel rail and extractor.

A spiral staircase from the sitting room goes up to the first floor accommodation, where there is a galleried landing with built-in storage. A door opens to a spacious attic bedroom, which could double as a studio/office.

Old Alresford, with a village green and village hall at its centre, lies at the southern end of the Candover Valley in the middle of farming communities and the famous watercress beds. There are a wide variety of walks and cycle rides from the doorstep. Old Alresford has a strong village community, with its church, dramatic society, summer fayre, bonfire celebrations, cricket club and village events. The town of New Alresford lies within a mile to the south, a beautiful Georgian town known for its variety of independent shops, restaurants and inns located in stunning surroundings on the edge of the South Downs National Park. Attractions include the Watercress steam railway, schools for infant, junior and secondary education, churches and an active community. The cathedral city of Winchester is just a few miles away and there is easy access to the south coast, the Midlands and London via the road network. There is mainline rail access to London from Winchester or Basingstoke.

Services Mains water and electricity. Gas-fired central heating (Calor Gas). Private drainage system.

Local authority information Winchester City Council

Council Tax Band: E

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