The opportunity arises to purchase this five/six bedroom detached character home which is located within the prestigious Abbotts Way and backs onto the informal residents gardens. The property has an 18'3" x 12'5" lounge, separate 15' x 13'1" dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, family room and study/bedroom six. Potential purchasers should be aware that the property offers versatile accommodation with the potential to have a separate one bedroom annex with its own entrance without doing any alterations to the property. The property is presently arranged as six bedrooms and three reception rooms. Prospective purchasers should also be aware that the property occupies a plot approaching a third of an acre and is sold with no forward chain. An internal viewing is absolutely essential to appreciate the size, location, character, plot and position that this property has to offer.Highfield is one of Southampton's most sought after residential areas with local shopping facilities being available in Portswood whilst more comprehensive amenities can be found at Southampton city centre including the West Quay shopping centre. Southampton also boasts a mainline railway station providing access to London Waterloo whilst the M3 can be accessed via The Avenue and the M27 via Thomas Lewis Way. The sports centre along with Southampton Common which has over 300 acres of parkland provides recreational facilities.Five/six bedroom detached character homeLocated in the prestigious Abbotts Way18'3" x 12'5" loungeEn-suiteResidents gardensNo forward chainViewing highly recommendedGround floorEntrance Hall Woodblock flooring, stairs to first floor, lead light front elevation window, door and stairs to:Cellar Full height with light and houses a Myson gas boiler. It also provides a storage area.Cloakroom Low level WC, side elevation window, vanity unit with cupboards under and tiled surround, tiled splash backs, coving and two wall light points.Lounge18'3" (5.56m) into bay x 12'5" (3.78m) into chimney recess. Woodblock flooring, leaded light front elevation bay window, leaded light double doors to side garden, open fireplace with wood mantle and single radiator.Dining Room15' (4.57m) into bay x 13'1" (3.99m). Dado rail, lead light bay side elevation window, woodblock flooring, coving, two wall lights, dado rail and a single radiator.Kitchen AreaKitchen Breakfast Room12'5" x 8'3" (3.78m x 2.51m). Range of wall and floor units with tiled worktops over, space for range style oven, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for dishwasher, single drainer sink unit with mixer taps, lead light side elevation window, extractor, tiled floor, tiled splash backs, double glazed lead light rear elevation window and space for fridge.Breakfast Area16'2" x 11'2" (4.93m x 3.4m). Dresser unit with glazed display cupboards, tiled floor, two double radiators, double doors to courtyard garden and door to rear lobby.Rear Lobby Door to rear garden, tiled floor, cloaks cupboard, skylight and coving.Utility Room8'5" X 7'7" (2.57m X 2.31m). Rear elevation window, range of wall and floor units, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space for fridge and a double radiator.Family Room17'5" x 12'5" (5.3m x 3.78m). Dual aspect with double glazed side elevation window, double glazed patio doors to courtyard style garden, coving, double radiator, views onto residents gardens.Study/Bedroom Six13'5" x 12'4" (4.1m x 3.76m). (presently used as a bedroom) Double glazed side elevation window, coving, double radiator, views of resident's gardens and doors to ensuite.En-suite Panel bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed side elevation window, tiling, single radiator. Agents Note: The prospective purchaser should be aware that the area from the rear lobby through to bedroom six could easily be used as a separate one bedroom annexe with the utility room being able to be used as a kitchen, the family room acting as a lounge and bedroom six and the ensuite acting as bedroom and bathroom.First floorLanding Stairs to bedroom five. Lead light front elevation window overlooking garden, two under eaves storage cupboards.Bedroom One15' (4.57m) x 12' (3.66m) into chimney recess. Double wardrobe, lead light side elevation window with glazed lead light front elevation window, coving.Bedroom Two13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m). Lead light side elevation window, coving, single radiator.Bedroom Three12' x 8'3" (3.66m x 2.51m). Leaded light side elevation window, leaded light rear elevation window, double wardrobes, single radiator.Bedroom Four10'4" x 8'1" (3.15m x 2.46m). Rear elevation window and double radiator.Bathroom7'10" x 7'6" (2.39m x 2.29m). Comprising double glazed rear elevation window, double glazed lead light rear elevation window, fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, vanity unit with inset sink and cupboard under, close couple WC, shaver socket, tiling, heated towel rail, incorporating single radiator.Second Floor Landing Providing access to bedroom five.Bedroom Five18'4" x 8'11" (5.59m x 2.72m). Double glazed velux side elevation window, double glazed velux rear elevation window, double glazed velux side elation window overlooking residents gardens, recess storage are, door to:En-suite Comprising pedestal wash hand basin, close couple WC, paneled bath with mixer taps and shower attachments, double glazed velux window to rear elevation window, single radiator.Outside The gardens of this property are a particular feature with a plot measuring approximately a third of an acre. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with mature flower and shrub borders, a driveway providing off road parking, and a side garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with a pathway leading to a block paved area which could in turn act as a separate location for parking the cars which in turn gives access to patio area with an outside tap. There is also an additional courtyard area found in the front of the family room which has a gate leading to the informal residents gardens.Residents Gardens There are two residents gardens, the informal residents garden measures three and a half acres which is a meadow style field and a predominantly laid to lawn with a small stream and an allotment which is subject to availability. On the opposite side of Abbotts Way there are the formal residents gardens. These gardens have a number of hard and grass tennis courts, croquet lawn, small orchard and summer pavilion. Agent's note: Prospective purchasers should be aware that the use of the residents gardens is subject to an annual subscription fee.