This charming grade II listed, 17th century cottage, believed to be one of Chandler's Ford's oldest homes is offered for sale with no forward chain. The home is in need of some updating and is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a very special home. The accommodation offers two double bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor, a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, downstairs WC and conservatory on the ground floor. Outside there is a generous rear and side gardens, driveway parking and garage.
- A 17th Century, grade II listed cottage
- Hursley Windows fitted to the front of the home
- In need of some modernisation
- Two double bedrooms, bathroom and downstairs WC
- Sitting room, dining room, conservatory & kitchen
- No forward chain
- Driveway and garage
Believed to have been built in the 17th Century, Ford Cottage was the farm house for Ford Farm, one of four farms within the Chandler's Ford area during this time. From 1885 until after the Second World War it was farmed by the Fortune family, hence the postal address 'Fortune Court'. The home graces the cover of 'Chandler's Ford, A Pictorial History' and is mentioned/pictured in many other books about the history of the village.
The welcoming entrance hallway provides access to the downstairs WC, first floor via the staircase, kitchen and dining room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cupboards and drawers, chest level fitted oven, gas hob with extractor hood over and integral fridge/freezer. A door leads into the conservatory which overlooks the rear garden. The sitting room and dining room are both located at the front of the home and both offer generous living spaces.
The landing provides access to two double bedrooms, the bathroom and airing cupboard. Bedrooms one and two are both generous double rooms and both benefit from built in/fitted storage. The bathroom is fitted with a four piece suite comprising WC, wash basin, bath and shower cubicle.
The generous rear garden is a particular feature of the home, the majority of the garden is laid to lawn with established hedging, there is summer house, a greenhouse, side access to the front of the home and double gates at the rear opening to the driveway.
At the rear of the home there is driveway parking, leading to a garage which has an up and over door, power and lighting.
This lovely home enjoys a central position within the popular residential area of Chandler’s Ford, which is ideally situated equidistant from the cathedral city of Winchester and Southampton city centre. Chandler's Ford has a variety of shops, restaurants, traditional inns and boasts excellent local schooling for all ages. Commuter links are easily accessible with the M27, M3, A34, and A303 within easy reach and only a few minutes drive away. This provides access to London, The New Forest and the South Coast with a direct rail line to London Waterloo from Winchester or Southampton Central.
Terms and Conditions
These particulars are set out as a general outline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. We have not tested any services, appliances or equipment and no warranty is given or implied that these are in working order. Fixtures, fittings and furnishings are not included unless specifically described. All measurements, floor plans, distances and areas are approximate, are for guidance only and should not be relied on for carpets or furnishings. It should not be assumed that the property remains the same as shown in the photographs.
No forward chain
Gas central heating
Infant and Junior School
Chandlers Ford Infant School & Merdon Junior School
The Toynebee School
Band D - Eastleigh Borough Council