Savills | Forton, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 6NU | Properties for sale
126.26 sq m(1,359 sq ft)
Guide price £615,000

FortonAndover, Hampshire, SP11 6NU


    Key features

    • Charming refurbished period cottage
    • Full of character
    • Sitting room, dining room and study
    • Good sized gardens
    • Outbuilding/office with planning permission
    • Off road parking

    A delightful Grade II Listed cottage.

    About this property

    • The property is a particularly charming, detached, three bedroom, family house situated in this delightful hamlet. The property offers a wealth of period and character features typical of a cottage of this type, including the exposed ceiling and wall timbers and beautiful fireplaces.

      The house, which has been refurbished by the current owners, benefits from two separate reception rooms, a large sitting room and good size dining room, a large kitchen/breakfast room and a separate study. The kitchen/breakfast room has been superbly fitted with a range of base and eye-level units with fitted appliances. The utility room and cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

      The property has a brand new oil-fired external boiler. Full planning and listed building consent exists for a comprehensive redesign of the house and the conversion of the annex into a double bedroom with en suite bathroom and sitting room.

      OUTSIDE
      A gravel driveway provides parking and turning to the side of the house. The garden continues to wrap round the house on all sides being laid mainly to lawn. Included in the sale is a design for the comprehensive remodelling of the garden by award-winning garden designer Rebecca Smith. There is an excellent outbuilding which has been converted to create a garden store with an office beyond and mezzanine floor over. This has double doors that open on to the vegetable gardens.

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    Period charm in this pretty Test Valley hamlet.

    Giles MuddleProperty agent

    Local information

    • Forton is a pretty hamlet on the outskirts of Longparish, set among some of Hampshire's finest countryside. Longparish itself has a population of around 700 residents who enjoy this fabulous environment including many period houses, a village store, public house, primary school, post office, cricket club and 13th century church. The thriving community runs various social activities centring around its clubs and organisations. The area is renowned for its beautiful walks including part of the Test Way and through the Harewood Forest. Sporting activities in the area include chalk stream fly fishing on the world-famous Upper Test and excellent riding.
    • Communications are excellent with the A303 providing access to the M3 and A34; a railway service is available from nearby Whitchurch (London Waterloo approximately 1 hour).

    Additional information

    • The property benefits from two planning permissions: one for the internal reconfiguration of the cottage 18/02816/LBWN; and the second for external changes to the garden store/office to create ancillary accommodation 18/02815/FULLN.
    • EPC Rating = E