Overton House is an elegant Grade II Listed period house, dating from the late Georgian period. The house has local stone elevations under tiled roofs with a symmetrical front façade and double hung sash casement windows to the front elevation and is typical of houses built at that time. The house exudes character and charm with a welcoming atmosphere and comfortable accommodation arranged over three floors. Period features abound including a lovely flagstone floor in the reception hall, working shutters in the drawing room and dining room, window seats, wide panelled doors and beamed ceilings. The layout of accommodation works extremely well with a wide reception hall opening to both the dining room and the elegant drawing room. The drawing room has a fireplace with inset LPG living flame fire providing a warming focal point to the room. From here glazed double doors open to a lovely conservatory which overlooks the rear garden. This is a particularly useful room ideal for entertaining with a feature having been made of a covered well. The kitchen/breakfast room is extremely well fitted with Stoneham kitchen units and including Miele built in eye level oven and microwave, integrated dishwasher and fridge, and a Corian worktop with inset two ring hob. There is also a two oven oil fired Aga cooker. There is also a useful study a utility room with Belfast sink and a boot room. The first floor is approached via two staircases, the principal staircase leading from the hall and the second from the study. On this floor are four bedrooms, three of double size, and two bathrooms one en suite with Bedroom 1. From the landing, stairs rise to the second floor where there are two interconnecting bedrooms. This space would be ideal for teenagers or perhaps with some conversion work, as a master bedroom suite.
At the front of the property is a paved garden, bound by clipped yew hedges, and inset with flower beds and a pathway leading to the front door. The driveway leads up to the left hand side of the house where it opens out to a large parking and turning area adjacent to the detached coach house comprising double garage with twin up and over doors, together with a self-contained annexe made up of study/office on the ground floor as well as living room/kitchen, bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. The annexe would be ideal for a dependent relative, as separate accommodation for a teenager, used as office accommodation (subject to any necessary planning consents) or even used as a holiday cottage providing income. Adjoining the coach house is a large car port. The garden which is walled on all sides, lies to the rear of the house and is laid to lawn interspersed by trees and shrubs and flanked by well stocked herbaceous and shrub borders. In all the property extends to approximately half an acre.
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"A gorgeous detached village house with ample garaging, annexe and plenty of parking set in a secluded walled garden in the heart of the village and handy for some of the area's most popular schools."