Obelisk Road, Woolston, Southampton, SO19 9DP

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Hunters are proud to have been favoured with instructions to offer this rarely available detached period house dating from the mid 1800's, located in sought after Obelisk Road in Woolston. The stucco fronted façade and stone portico are accessed via a private driveway. The house offers many period features including original sash windows, cornicing and ceiling roses. On the ground floor there is a 24' double-aspect sitting room with wood-burning stove, a dining room featuring tromp l'oeil decorations, kitchen / breakfast room and a WC. Upstairs there are four bedrooms and a huge shower room while the basement offers a cellar divided into four rooms which could be configured to offer games room / cinema or similar. Outside, the considerable South West facing gardens extend to approximately 170' and offer a patio, lawns, a well-stocked kitchen garden and a secret Mediterranean seating area with water feature to escape to.


Rendered stone Portico door to:


7.65m (25' 1") x 1.80m (5' 11")

Two radiators, cornice style ceiling, stairs to first floor. Door to staircase leading to basement.


7.59m (24' 11") x 3.84m (12' 7")

A double-aspect room with sash window to front aspect and French doors to garden. Fireplace with wooden surround and wood burning stove with glass door. Two radiators, cherry-wood flooring, picture rail, original cornice style ceiling with ceiling rose. Two display alcoves.


3.86m (12' 8") x 3.78m (12' 5")

A double-aspect room with sash window to front aspect and sash window to side aspect. Decorative fireplace with ornate Adam style surround, two radiators. Faux marbled architraves & skirting boards and tromp-l'oeil picture and dado rails.



5.74m (18' 10") x 3.78m (12' 5") max

A double-aspect room with sash window to side aspect and window to garden aspect. Fitted with a range of wall and floor cabinets with worktops over. Inset, one and a half bowl sink unit. Inset gas hob with built-in, eye-level oven. Radiator, ornamental plate / picture rails. Cornice style ceiling with ceiling rose. Built in cupboard. built-in utility storage cupboard.


Stained-glass window to rear with coloured glass. Cornicing to ceiling.


5.03m (16' 6") x 3.81m (12' 6")

Double glazed sash window to rear aspect, radiator, picture rail. Cornice style ceiling with ceiling rose. Two built-in display alcoves.


3.81m (12' 6") x 3.66m (12' 0")

Sash window to side aspect, radiator, picture rail, cornice style ceiling with ceiling rose. Access to loft via loft hatch.


3.89m (12' 9") x 3.78m (12' 5")

Sash window to front aspect, radiator, picture rail.


2.39m (7' 10") x 1.96m (6' 5")

Sash window to front aspect. Vinyl flooring, door to:


3.78m (12' 5") x 2.39m (7' 10")

Sash window to front aspect, radiator, cornice style ceiling with ceiling rose. Vinyl flooring.


Two windows to rear aspect. Fitted with a suite comprising built-in shower and drying area, twin, inset sink units in vanity top and a close-coupled WC. Radiator. Space & plumbing for washing machine.



7.39m (24' 3") x 1.90m (6' 3") plus 1.93m (6' 4") x 1.93m (6' 4")

From the hall there is a door to a staircase leading down to the basement level. There is a hallway that has doorways to the left and right leading to:


3.89m (12' 9") x 3.78m (12' 5")

Glass-block window to side aspect. Wall-mounted, gas-fired boiler.


7.59m (24' 11") x 3.86m (12' 8")

From hallway there is a door opening that leads to the main cellar area. This area used to be used as an office and workroom but in the agents opinion, this area could be ideal as a games room, home cinema or similar leisure use, subject to any necessary consents. There are openings to;


3.78m (12' 5") x 3.40m (11' 2")

A useful space with access to the main heating pipework and hot water cylinder.


From the main cellar, there are double doors to this room which is built under the patio. There is a concrete block and beam ceiling and double doors lead to the rear with steps up to the garden.


The property is accessed via a drive and the front garden has inset flowerbed borders being well stocked with a variety of plants and mature trees. The driveway has a gate leading down the side of the house to the;


With up & over door.


The outside space offered with this property is a particular feature and is of a scale commensurate with a period property of this size. The South-West facing garden extends to about 170' in length and comprises a raised patio area, the perfect venue for outside entertaining and al-fresco dining. There are steps that lead down to the level lawned areas with shaped flowerbeds being very well stocked with a wide variety of specimen shrubs and plants, punctuated by beautifully laid and shaped, brick-block

pathways and patios. There is a spectacular Cedar Tree giving year-round colour and interest. The latter third of the garden is designed and separated to provide a kitchen garden and a secret, Mediterranean style garden, screened by a timber pergola and specimen shrubs and featuring a gravelled seating area and water feature. There is also a separate potting-shed, covered store and greenhouse. The garden is enclosed by fencing and mature hedging.


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