Chilworth

£1,275,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Introduction

Located in a delightful leafy lane setting this impressive detached property will be of interest to purchasers seeking a quality residence that has been the subject of extensive modernisation and improvement by the current owners. The well planned and generously proportioned rooms will appeal to the growing family and the stunning open plan kitchen/family room must be seen to be appreciated. Twin rising stairs create a tremendous feeling of space and lead to five double bedrooms that include a large loft bedroom. The secluded plot is over a quarter of an acre with the driveway offering excellent parking and turning for numerous vehicles as well as a detached double garage.

Description

The spacious reception hall creates a fabulous entrance to this fine property and boasts a twin rising staircase that ascends to the first bedrooms and large loft room. Travertine flooring flows seamlessly through to the kitchen and underfloor heating is installed to the tiled areas. The cloakroom is found on the right and has a modern two piece. The front aspect study is the ideal work from home environment and fitted with a range of office furniture including two desk stations. Of generous dimensions the lounge has a bay window with a leafy outlook and the mantelpiece has an open fire that is a pleasing focal point for the room. The front aspect sitting room is a charming room displaying washed oak flooring and Victorian floorboards adorn one entire wall and incorporate an enclosed wood burner that creates a cosy atmosphere on winter nights. The dining room is a large space with double doors opening to the terrace and half glazed double doors lead through to the kitchen/family room.

This stunning area is the showpiece of the ground floor layout and is an outstanding feature of the property. The kitchen comprises an extensive bespoke range of wall and base units by Neptune complemented by Silestone work surfaces. The central island unit incorporates a butler style double bowl sink with a mixer tap and an instant boiling water tap, a combi microwave oven, a wine cooler and stylish overhead lighting. An oak semi circular breakfast bar allows for informal dining. Fitted appliances include twin ovens/grills, a five ring halogen hob, American style fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. Two sets of double doors at either end allow access to the terrace and create a superb social flow. There is a deep walk-in larder cupboard and a pantry cupboard with a Silestone work surface together with a matching dresser. The wide rounded bow window found in the dining area is a notable feature and has an attractive outlook towards the garden. The spacious utility room has a Travertine tiled floor, a half glazed door to the rear and a side aspect window. An oak work surface includes a single bowl sink unit with a mixer tap whilst there is plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble drier.

On the first floor the right hand staircase allows access to three double bedrooms with the left hand landing leading to the master suite and a further staircase ascends to the large loft bedroom. Of an exceptional size the master bedroom enjoys a leafy outlook to the front and benefits from two fitted double wardrobes that flank centrally positioned doors that link to the en-suite. This displays a stylish wet room style walk-in shower cubicle with a glass screen, rainfall unit and a mixer tap. Twin wash basins are set in a marble surface with cupboards and drawers below and a large mirror with two lights above. There is a close coupled WC, fully tiled walls and a chrome heated towel rail. The dressing room is comprehensively fitted with open hanging space, drawers and shoe racks together with a mirror and pelmet down lighters.

Bedroom two is a generous double and benefits from a front aspect with a leafy outlook. The en-suite has a shower cubicle, a tiled surround, rainfall unit and a mixer tap. Slate flooring, a close coupled WC, wash hand basin and a chrome heated towel rail complete the specification. The fully tiled walls include an inset mirror.

Larger than average, bedroom three is positioned on the far right of the house and enjoys a leafy front outlook with a side aspect skylight ensuring natural light. The corner airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder. A door leads to the en-suite bathroom that boasts a contemporary styled bath with a side mounted tap. A wet room style walk- in shower cubicle has a tiled surround, rainfall unit and a mixer tap. There is also a close coupled WC, wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, tiled floor and part tiled walls.

Bedroom four is double in size with an open outlook to the rear. Two built in double wardrobes flank central doors opening to the Travertine tiled en-suite shower. A double cubicle has a mixer tap and a tiled surround. There is a close coupled WC, a chrome heated towel rail and a marble surface including a wash hand basin with a mirror above and drawers/cupboards below.

The extremely large loft bedroom is an ideal space for teenagers with a triangular window facing front and a similar styled window at the rear offering far reaching views to the distant horizon. A door leads to a walk-in roof storage space that is part boarded with a light.

Outside

Ornamental automated wrought iron gates are set in imposing brick pillars that open to the extensive brick paved driveway that allows ample parking and turning for numerous vehicles. Courtesy lighting, an outside tap, a double power point and floodlighting are installed and a detached double garage with an electric door is positioned on the front boundary. Mature shrubs and trees create an established setting and pedestrian paths found either side of the house lead to the rear garden. Enjoying an attractive open outlook the rear garden has been designed for entertaining family and friends on sunny days and warm evenings. A large slate paved terrace extends the full width of the house with ample space for al fresco dining and a composite decked area with olive trees provides an ideal area for sun loungers and garden furniture. An outside tap, stanchion lights and sensor activated floodlighting are installed and wide central steps lead down to the lawn where a path with ground lighting leads through the garden. Mature shrubs and hedging create a private yet open outlook with an attractive vista. A superb oak summer house by Crown Pavillions is found on the rear boundary and is the perfect venue for relaxation all year round and is ideally placed for the best of the summer sun. Fitted lounge seating and a coffee table are found at one end and seating at the alternative end benefits from a fitted dining table. A wine fridge and heaters are provided and external spotlights create an atmospheric scene at nightfall.

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.

Directions

Proceed along the Chilworth road (A27) heading away from Southampton towards Romsey. Immediately opposite the Chilworth Arms public house turn right into Woodside where the property will be found on the left hand side, postcode for sat nav purposes is SO16 7LB.

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Charles Powell

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