Chilworth

£899,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This impressive detached property is located well away from main thoroughfares in Southampton's most sought after residential area and has an enviable location backing onto the practise area of The City Golf Course.

Owners Comments

"Situated in a highly sought after quiet area close to road, rail and airport links. There is a good choice of schools in the surrounding area. It has been the perfect location."

“It has been a wonderful, spacious family home with a south facing garden comprising large entertaining space, pool and decking area making the most of outdoor living. It is a child's paradise, where precious memories have been made. The front aspect overlooks the quiet village green whilst the rear aspect is unspoilt views of the golf course.”

Introduction

Julian close is an exclusive circular cul-de- sac comprising just ten individual detached houses centred around a traditional village style green that creates a pleasing and attractive setting, ever popular with aspirational homeowners.

This fine home has a spacious and flexible layout having previously been extended whilst the addition of a two storey annexe complements the main house and allows for two families to enjoy this desirable residence in comfort and style. The half acre plot is a remarkable feature boasting a southerly facing rear garden and large swimming pool with an extensive deck and patio that has attractive views and provides the perfect venue in which to relax and enjoy the summer sun.

Description

Approached via a recessed porch, the spacious reception hall features oak laminate flooring whilst an ornate spindled staircase ascends to the first floor and a large front elevation window displaying decorative leaded light stained glass allowing natural light to flood in. The cloakroom boasts a modern white suite and small paned doors lead to the kitchen and lounge. The lounge is a superb reception room of generous proportions with a recessed fireplace and an ornate mantelpiece with a coal effect gas fire. A front elevation window overlooks the green and the adjacent open plan study area benefits from a sliding patio door leading to the sun deck with views to the garden. A small paned door allows easy access to the kitchen whilst small paned double doors lead to the comfortable sized dining room that features engineered oak flooring and enjoys full width patio doors and glazed panels overlooking the rear garden. Steps lead down to the guest bedroom that benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes, a patio door leading to a paved terrace and steps with an open doorway ascending to the fully tiled en-suite shower room.

The kitchen comprises a range of wall and base units with background lighting, granite work surfaces, a single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap and co-ordinating island unit. A bi-fold door provides access to a larder cupboard and a half glazed door opens to the side lobby. The tiled floor seamlessly flows through to the breakfast area that displays a matching dresser unit and sliding patio doors lead to the sundeck and enjoys views over the rear garden. A deep cupboard houses the boiler and a further bi-fold door allows access to the small utility room that connects to the annexe. The first floor of the principal house features an ornate spindled balustrade and the large decorative front elevation window whilst a door leads to the annexe. The larger than average master bedroom enjoys views over the swimming pool and garden whilst double glazed doors open onto the large balcony featuring wrought iron railings. The adjacent dressing area boasts fitted his and her wardrobes with sliding doors and an arched open doorway leads to the en-suite shower room. Bedroom two benefits from full height/width wardrobes with sliding doors and bedroom three has a dual aspect and a fitted double wardrobe. The well appointed family bathroom has cherrywood toiletries cabinets, a three piece white suite with a shower over the bath, fully tiled walls and Amtico flooring.

The two storey side annexe is approached via the double carport via an ornate door and the initial space could be adapted to provide a kitchenette as services are installed. The inner hallway has a staircase rising to the first floor and the cloakroom now accommodates plumbing for a washing machine. The spacious lounge/diner enjoys dual aspect windows, laminate wood effect flooring and sliding double glazed doors lead to a small paved balcony. The first floor landing area benefits from an open pine clad recessed storage area and a lockable glazed door allows access to the inner landing that communicates with the main landing. The generous double bedroom boasts a walk-in storage cupboard and a double glazed sliding door provides access to a private balcony. The separate bathroom comprises a three piece and would benefit from updating.

Outside

Approached through ornamental wrought iron gates set in brick pillars with an intercom entry phone, the brick paved driveway provides off road parking/turning for several vehicles and leads to the double carport. The remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn with hedging, mature shrubs and a mature cedar tree whilst a pedestrian gate and side path is found to the left of the house.

The rear garden is an outstanding feature enjoying a southerly aspect with an attractive leafy outlook backing into the practise area of the City Golf Course and two pedestrian gates are found on the rear boundary.

The large open air swimming pool is perfectly positioned to fully enjoy the summer sun and the sundeck has astro turf and leads to a wooden canopy boasting a hammock for total relaxation. A small paved balcony is approached via sliding doors from the annexe lounge and overlooks the garden. Steps descend to the extensive lawn that has been well planted with a host of established shrubs and trees providing a feeling of maturity and privacy. Further steps lead down to an outhouse that houses the filtration equipment and an all weather heating unit is located nearby. A summer house and three sheds can be found nestling in leafy locations and a children's adventure playground is found in the top left corner. A woodland path follows the rear boundary whilst a footbridge crosses over the ornamental fish pond.

Location

Chilworth is Southampton's premier residential area, with excellent travel links via the M3 and M27 to London and regional towns/cities, and The Parkway railway station provides a fast route to London Waterloo. There are a variety of golf courses nearby that, along with the Sports Centre, Common and village green/community hall, provide recreational facilities. Romsey and Winchester are within comfortable driving distance, whilst the city centre is four miles to the south and has extensive shopping facilities, numerous pleasant parks and the West Quay shopping and entertainment centre.

Agent Note

This property benefits from gas central heating, double glazing, off road parking and a double car port.

Directions

Proceed in a Northerly direction out of the city along Bassett Avenue and proceed straight on at the roundabout. Take the seventh turning left into Bassett Heath Avenue and take the second turning left into Julian Close where the property will be found on the left. (Post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO16 7HR).

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Charles Powell

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