Orchard Dean, The Dean, Alresford SO24


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A light and airy home in a small development of just twelve properties designed for the over 55's situated in the centre of the town. Victoria Cottage occupies an elevated position with the benefit of having a level walk, via a secure gated access, through to Bakehouse Yard and West Street, making this an ideal home for someone needing to be really close to the shops and facilities in the town centre. Bus services to Winchester and Alton are readily available just a few minutes' walk away.

The property was built in 2005 by Archstone Developments and is immaculately presented throughout. The front door opens to the entrance hall, where there is a cloakroom with a wetroom shower, wc and wash hand basin. Stairs lead to the first floor, with a storage cupboard below. To the front of the property is the kitchen, which has a range of fitted storage units, worksurfaces and integrated appliances. The storage units and worksurfaces continue into the dining room, where there is space for a table and chairs. Folding doors open to the conservatory, which has useful storage cupboards and access to the garden. The spacious living room spans front to back, and has an electric fire in an attractive fireplace surround and French doors leading into the garden.

Upstairs, the principal bedroom has built-in wardrobes, with a door leading to the en-suite shower room, which is fitted with a modern white suite. The second bedroom also has fitted wardrobes, and there is a third bedroom, which doubles as a hobbies room/study. Off the landing is a bathroom, fitted with a white suite and a Velux window. There is a half-boarded loft accessed via a loft hatch on the landing.

Outside, the garden enjoys privacy and seclusion. It has been designed to be low-maintenance and includes a paved terrace, a selection of flower and shrub borders and a raised section with a garden shed. The secure parking area is located nearby, with access via an electronic key fob, with the parking being under cover in a car barn. There is visitors' parking at the top of the close.

A quarterly charge covers the upkeep of the scheme, including the maintenance of the road, the front gardens, window cleaning and exterior decorating as well as paying for the buildings insurance and a sinking fund to cover future liabilities. The annual charge for 2019/20 is £2,808. The managing agent is Broadleaf Management Services.

Alresford is 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, several churches and an active and inclusive community. The cathedral city of Winchester is about 7 miles away and there is easy access to the south coast, the midlands and London via the road network. There is also mainline rail access to London from both Winchester and Alton. Southampton airport is only about half an hour away by car.

Entrance hall

cloak/shower room

kitchen 8' 5" x 7' 9" (2.59m x 2.38m)

dining room 9' 0" x 8' 9" (2.75m x 2.68m)

sitting room 17' 9" x 10' 5" (5.42m x 3.20m)

conservatory 9' 6" max x 9' 0" (2.92m x 2.76m)

first floor landing

bedroom one 12' 7" x 10' 5" inc. Wardobes (3.84m x 3.20m)

en suite 7' 9" x 4' 10" (2.37m x 1.48m)

bedroom two 11' 5" inc. Wardobes x 9' 3" (3.49m x 2.84m)

bedroom three 8' 9" x 8' 2" (2.68m x 2.49m)

bathroom 9' 3" x 5' 1" (2.82m x 1.57m)


services We understand that all mains services are connected.

Local authority information Winchester City Council

Council Tax Band: D

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