The Old Rectory is a pretty Grade II listed country house of enormous character and charm, believed to date from the 18th century. The house has been updated by its current owners with great attention to detail, but retains a number of period features including fireplaces, panelling and a very elegant oak staircase.
The reception rooms in particular are well-presented: the drawing room and dining room are both south-facing and have open fires, while the study has a bay window and views out over the garden. The kitchen is a great family space with an Aga and a larder, and leads through to the cosy family room.
Upstairs are the master bedroom suite and two further bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor, and two bedrooms and a bathroom on the second floor.
Outside, a private, part-walled garden lies to the front of the house and a brick and flint outbuilding to the east. The gently-sloping rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and features a variety of flowering shrubs and fruit trees including apple, pear and plum. An old brick outbuilding sits to the north west, where there is also a pretty woodland area.
The Old Rectory is situated in Knights Enham ,a small hamlet close to Andover, which has very good local shopping, while Winchester and Salisbury are just 30 minutes by car.
The guide price is £1.1m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01488 688 547 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.
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