Chilworth

£825,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A level plot approaching half an acre bordering gardens of a similar size provides the charming setting for this character detached property with mature shrubs and trees ensuring an attractive and private outlook.

Introduction

Situated in Southampton's premier residential area, within close proximity of the golf course and mature woodland, this highly aspired to neighbourhood comprises impressive detached houses on generous sized plots. A large number of properties nearby have had alterations and extensions and, subject to planning, there maybe similar scope here to enhance the stature and size of the existing accommodation to create a family home of enviable proportions.

Description

An enclosed porch with a quarry tiled floor has an oak door leading to the spacious hallway that creates a welcoming entrance to the property. Stairs ascend to the first floor and oak parquet flooring flows seamlessly through to the study. The cloakroom is positioned on the left and has a two piece white suite. Small paned double doors open to the superb lounge/dining room that measures an impressive 21' x 18' and is an outstanding feature of the property. Twin sets of double doors offer attractive views over the rear garden whilst this fine reception room is embellished with hardwood flooring and ornate coving. The study is of generous dimensions and could be used as a formal dining room. A fitted desk unit adorns one wall and the front aspect window has a pleasing outlook. Offering a comprehensive range of wall and base units, the kitchen/breakfast room has ample space for a table and chairs to allow for informal dining. Granite work surfaces incorporate a sink unit and a mixer tap together with a cutlery drainer. Fitted appliances include an oven/grill and a five burner gas hob with a cooker hood over, a dishwasher and space is provided for a large fridge/freezer. Double doors provide an excellent degree of natural light and offer views over the rear garden. A half glazed door leads to the large utility room fitted with a range of wall and base units that have a complementary work surface and a sink unit. Plumbing for a washing machine is provided and a window faces rear with doors opening to the attached tandem garage and the rear garden.

On the first floor the spacious landing has a hatch allowing access to the loft space and there is under eaves storage. A window faces front and an airing cupboard is provided. The impressive master bedroom has front and rear views and could potentially be subdivided to create an en-suite facility or a fourth bedroom. A range of fitted wardrobes offer excellent storage space. Bedroom two is a comfortable size with a fitted double wardrobe and a view over the garden. Bedroom three is larger than average, also fitted with a double wardrobe and has a similar outlook. Featuring a three piece suite by Vernon Tutbury, the family bathroom comprises a panelled bath with a shower mixer tap together with a curtain and rail. There is a close coupled WC and a wash hand basin with a mirror above. Fully tiled walls, a chrome heated towel rail, shaver socket and low level toiletries cupboards complete the specification.

Outside

The plot approaches half an acre in size and the front garden has the benefit of an in and out driveway that allows off road parking for several vehicles. The attached tandem length garage is approached via an automatic up and over door with a further door allowing access to the utility room. The front lawn has mature trees, shrubs and azaleas that offer a magnificent display of spring blossom. A side gate found on the left leads to the garden.

The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn and borders neighbouring plots of a similar size with mature Scots pine trees and established shrubs creating an attractive leafy outlook. Sensor controlled courtesy lighting and an outside tap are installed with a paved patio found to the rear of the house. A greenhouse is positioned in the top right corner and a summerhouse nestles in the opposite corner.

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 entertaining centre.

Agent Note

This property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing together with a monitored security system.

Directions

Proceed in a northerly direction out of the city along The Avenue and head straight over the roundabout onto Bassett Avenue. Take the seventh turning on the left into Bassett Heath Avenue and follow the road up the hill to the end and turn right into Hadrian Way. The property will be found a short distance along on the right (post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO16 7HZ).

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Charles Powell

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