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Quarry Road, Winchester, SO23

£1,495,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Garden Room, Master Bedroom En-Suite, Four Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Cloakroom, Impressive Cellar Rooms, Garage and Gardens

Presenting a wonderful lifestyle opportunity to enjoy grand City living in this impressive family home featuring high ceilings, period detail, Victorian garden terrace and external glazed shutters that all seamlessly blend with contemporary elements within a short riverside walk of the City Centre. Set within an elevated position 'Sunny Bank' has some wonderful views over the city, St. Catherine's Hill and the Downs. The ground floor has bright and spacious accommodation with the two principal reception rooms benefitting from tall windows with sash openers and French doors that open into the garden. There is also a study and a well-designed kitchen/breakfast room which in turn opens to the garden room. The lower ground floor has three cellar rooms currently used as a music room, gym and store room. The first floor has a master bedroom with en-suite, there are four further bedrooms that are served by a family bathroom and there is a separate laundry/utility room. Outside the low maintenance gardens wrap neatly around the house and there is a traditional covered Victorian veranda with centralised steps that graduate onto a lawn to the west and flower and shrub borders to the north and south with a delightful shaped terrace to the east aspect. There is a garage with electrically operated roller door served from Petersfield Road, with a personnel door leading to the house.

Entrance Porch:

Part glazed front door with fanlight over, window to side, ceramic tiled floor and stone step to:

Entrance Hall:

A spacious and welcoming hallway. Stairs to First Floor, radiator, picture rail, plaster arch detail and moulded cornice, tiled floor.

Washroom:

Slimline arched window to front (N). Sink with cupboard under, tiled floor, coat hanging space and door to:

Cloakroom:

Slimline arched window to front (N). Low level WC, tiled floor.

Drawing Room:

6.69m (21'11'') x 4.13m (13'5'')

Impressive reception room with a bright dual aspect from large sash windows to rear (S) and French doors to garden terrace (W). Open and working fireplace with stone surround, marble slips and hearth, picture rail, moulded cornice and ceiling rose. Radiator, TV aerial point.

Dining Room:

5.30m (17'5'') x 4.13m (13'7'')

Highly spacious formal dining room with large sash windows to front (N) fitted with glazed shutters. French doors open to garden terrace (W). Attractive open and working cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and wooden overmantle. Period cupboards and shelving in recess, exposed wooden floors, picture rail, moulded cornice and ceiling rose.

Study:

3.96m (13'0'') x 2.71m (8'11'')

Deep bay to rear (S) with sash windows, radiator, telephone points, picture rail.

Inner Hall:

Door and staircase to Cellar, door to Breakfast Room, ceramic floor tiles and door to:

Pantry:

Slimline arched window to front, fitted shelving.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:

6.73m (22'1'') x 4.83m (15'10'')

Modern 'live-in' style room with twin sash windows to rear (S). Contemporary gas fireplace flanked by hand crafted Beech cupboards into chimney recess comprising: glass display cabinets and open shelving. Ceramic floor tiles. Open to stylish 'Silverbrow' Kitchen of Beech effect cupboards, granite work surfaces, concealed under lighting and complimentary tiling. Inset sink unit with one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer taps. Fisher & Paykel stainless steel fridge/freezer, dishwasher, integrated microwave, stainless steel 'De Dietrich' range cooker and extractor canopy over. Ceramic floor tiles, architectural upright radiator, sash window to front (N) and door to:

Garden Room:

5.65m (18'6'') x 2.09m (6'10'')

Versatile and useful space with windows and French doors to side (E) and window to the rear (S) with an additional door to the front (N). Oak flooring, architectural style radiator. Cupboard housing gas fired Worcester boiler.

Lower Ground Floor:

Staircase descends to Hall with two deep storage recesses. There are three rooms all with excellent head height and large windows, providing excellent additional accommodation, or even the ability to be converted to a self-contained apartment, subject to the necessary consents.

Gym:

4.07m (13'4'') x 3.40m (11'2'')

Barred window to front (N). Wooden effect laminate flooring, radiator, recessed ceiling lighting, cupboards housing gas meter, electric consumer units.

Family Room:

4.75m (15'7'') x 3.93m (12'11'')

Barred window to rear (S). Wooden effect laminate flooring, radiator, recessed ceiling lighting, radiator, arch to:

Store Room:

4.12m (13'6'') x 2.88m (9'5'')

Barred window to rear (S). Wooden effect laminate flooring, radiator, recessed ceiling lighting, radiator. Fitted slate shelf. deep storage recess ideal for wine.

First Floor:

Stairs rise to first floor with turned mahogany handrail onto spacious galleried landing with twin plaster arch detail. Slimline arched windows to front (N). Picture rail, radiator, access to loft.

Bedroom One:

4.74m (15'7'') x 4.15m (13'7'')

Bright dual aspect with large sash windows to rear (S) and side (W) affording views to St. Catherine's Hill with fitted plantation style shutters. Glazed shutters fitted to garden aspect (W). Contemporary fireplace, telephone point, TV aerial point, picture rail.

En-Suite Bathroom:

Stylish suite of shaped shower bath with mixer taps and power shower, low level WC, Villeroy and Boch sink bowl with mixer taps set on marble effect vanity top with fitted cupboards and mirror. Combined radiator and heated chrome towel rail, complimentary tiling, slate floor tiles, inset lighting and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two:

4.89m (16'1'') x 2.95m (9'8'')

Twin sash windows to rear (S) with views over the rooftops towards 'The Downs' radiator, TV aerial point.

Bedroom Three:

3.66m (12'0'') x 2.76m (9'1'')

Sash window to front (N). Cast iron fireplace, built in wardrobes and airing cupboard, picture rail, radiator, TV aerial point.

Bedroom Four:

4.03m (13'3'') x 2.70m (8'10'')

Deep bay window to rear (S) with views over the rooftops towards 'The Downs'. Radiator, picture rail, TV aerial point, pine panelled ceiling.

Bedroom Five:

4.14m (13'7'') x 2.62m (8'7'')

Sash window to side (W) fitted with glazed shutters and views to St. Catherine's Hill. Built in wardrobes, picture rail, TV aerial point.

Bathroom:

Sash window to front (N) fitted with glazed shutters. Contemporary styled bath, large quadrant style shower cubicle, wash hand basin inset on stand, complimentary tiling, heated towel rail.

Cloakroom:

Slim line arched window to front (N), low level WC, radiator, overhead cupboard.

Utility/Washroom:

2.23m (7'4'') x 1.52m (5'0'')

Twin slim line arched windows to front (N), fitted base and eye level unit. Stainless steel sink and drainer unit, washing machine, radiator, dado rail, roof vent.

Outside:

The Gardens are extremely private and elevated behind a distinctive brick and flint wall that creates a triangular plot between Quarry Road and Petersfield Road. An attractive gated doorway from which Portland stone steps rise through mature gardens leads to an imposing front door. A Victorian terrace adjoins the Drawing Room and Dining Room (W) under a period style 'Aluzinc' canopy with refurbished Victorian supports and pretty encaustic tiled flooring. Steps lead down to a gently sloping lawn with mature flower and shrub beds and trees. A gravel pathway leads around the rear (S) through deep flower and shrub beds to a paved shaped patio (E) enclosed with dwarf brick walling, raised planting and garden lighting. Steps descend to:

Garage:

4.85m (15'11'') x 3.48m (11'5'')

A garage with electronic and remote sensor roll-up shutter style door accessed from Petersfield Road. Power, light and personnel door to garden.

Directions

From King Alfred statue at the foot of the High Street exit the City over the river and turn right into Chesil Street. At the brow of the hill turn left into East Hill and at the fork in the road keep left into Quarry Road. 'Sunny Bank' stands prominently elevated on your right hand side with an impressive gated entrance, identified by our 'For Sale' board.

Viewing:

Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).

Services:

All mains services are connected.

Council Tax:

Band G (rate for 2017/18 £2,604.33pa).

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01962 807026

Belgarum Estate & Letting Agents

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