Itchen Stoke, Alresford SO24


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A charming Grade II listed cottage, dating from the 16th century, in a tranquil location set back from the main road within the beautiful Itchen Valley. There is a delightful walk from the doorstep following the River Itchen to the well-known Bush Inn in Ovington. The cottage has many character features including exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and even a flying freehold! The thatch was replaced in 2015 in conjunction with the neighbouring cottage. To the rear is a delightful cottage garden that has been lovingly nurtured over the years, and includes a small stream, which runs across the garden, and a greenhouse.

A door to the side of the cottage opens to an entrance lobby, where a cupboard houses the wall-mounted gas boiler. A door opens to the spacious sitting room, which features an inglenook fireplace with an electric stove, alcove shelving and original exposed beams. The useful dining room extension was put on in 1989, and has a vaulted ceiling and French doors to the garden. The kitchen has a range of kitchen units and worktops, as well as tiled flooring. The following appliances are available free of charge if wanted: A free-standing oven with gas hob, a fridge, washing machine and dishwasher.

On the first floor, there is a landing with an alcove and loft access. The main bedroom has exposed beams and windows to two sides. The second bedroom has a built-in wardrobe, painted beams and a window to the front. The bathroom has a white suite comprising a bath, wash hand basin, WC and extractor.

The Itchen Valley is a beautiful location, located within the South Downs National Park, with delightful chalk streams and country walks, welcoming pubs and pretty churches. There is a primary school in nearby Itchen Abbas. Itchen Stoke is located between the market town of Alresford and the City of Winchester. It is within easy reach of the M3. Mainline rail access to London is available from Winchester.

Services Mains gas, electricity and water are connected. Private drainage system - septic tank.

Local authority information Winchester City Council

Council Tax Band: F

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