Down Gate, Alresford SO24

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A sizeable detached house with plenty of versatile space, and a stunning open-plan kitchen/dining room extension, making this an ideal home to suit modern family living and entertaining. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac towards the southern edge of the town, Down Gate is within 10 minutes' walk of local schools and the golf course, as well as being just a 15 minute walk into the town centre.

The property is approached from the driveway, with the front door opening to a good hallway with a cloakroom and stairs to the first floor. The heart of the home is the fabulous kitchen/dining room extension at the back of the house with sliding doors to the south-facing garden, and an integrated sound system with ceiling speakers. The smart kitchen units are complemented by granite worktops, and a substantial matching island unit with breakfast bar. There is a range cooker included with an electric oven and gas hob, a built-in dishwasher and 1 1/2 bowl ceramic sink. There is plenty of space in the dining area for a large table and 8-10 chairs, as well as a sofa.

Double doors from the dining room open to the study/family room. Off the kitchen is a useful utility room, with a door to outside. From the entrance hall, double doors open to the sizeable sitting room, which features a wood burning stove with a granite hearth. Sliding doors open to the conservatory, which in turn has French doors to the garden.

On the first floor landing there is an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, and access to the loft. There are four generously proportioned double bedrooms, a further single bedroom/study, a family bathroom and an en-suite shower room to the main bedroom.

Outside, there is driveway parking to the front of the house, with a side gate leading through to the south-facing rear garden, which is mainly laid to lawn, with a paved terrace adjoining the house and leading to a shed at the end of the garden.

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. Highlights in the calendar include the annual Watercress Festival in May and the Agricultural Show in September. 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

cloakroom

kitchen/dining room 22' 6" x 16' 9" (6.88m x 5.11m)

utility room 10' 9" x 7' 11" (3.30m x 2.43m)

sitting room 20' 2" x 12' 4" (6.16m x 3.77m)

study/family room 11' 1" x 8' 10" (3.38m x 2.70m)

conservatory 18' 1" x 11' 1" max (5.52m x 3.38m)

first floor landing

bedroom one 12' 6" x 11' 0" (3.83m x 3.37m)

en-suite shower room 7' 10" max x 4' 9" (2.39m x 1.47m)

bedroom two 15' 9" x 10' 10" (4.82m x 3.31m)

bedroom three 12' 10" x 10' 9" (3.93m x 3.30m)

bedroom four 12' 5" x 8' 11" (3.79m x 2.73m)

bedroom five 11' 3" x 6' 0" (3.44m x 1.84m)

bathroom 7' 10" x 5' 5" (2.40m x 1.67m)

garage/storage 10' 9" x 7' 9" (3.30m x 2.38m)

services Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected.

Local authority information Winchester City Council

Council Tax Band: F

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