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  • Bedrooms: 5

This impressive detached family home is situated in a sought after cul-de-sac within walking distance of the Common and the University campus in Highfield. The stylish open plan layout of the ground floor accommodation creates a pleasing social flow and offers a light, bright and airy ambience that will appeal to purchasers seeking a quality home of enviable proportions. Five generous bedrooms are served by two en-suites and a family bathroom. Subject to the necessary planning consents the integral double garage offers scope for conversion and the driveway provides parking for five vehicles. The rear garden enjoys an attractive leafy outlook and a large patio is ideal for entertaining family and friends.


The entrance door opens to the vestibule where a cloakroom is positioned on the right comprising a modern two piece suite and an open aspect leads to the reception hall. Here stairs rise to the first floor and a door permits access to the integral garage. Quality Travertine tiled flooring flows seamlessly through the entire ground floor and sets the tone for the impressive open plan design of the accommodation. The lounge is positioned on the left with a front aspect window leading to the sitting area creating a stunning room that extends the full depth of the property with glazed double doors leading to the garden. The peninsula unit creates a natural divide from the kitchen and offers a breakfast bar for informal meals. The large kitchen/dining room comprises a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces and a butler sink with a mixer tap. Fitted appliances include a five burner gas hob with a mirrored back and an extractor hood above. There is also a double oven/grill, microwave oven, a fridge/freezer, dishwasher and a matching dresser has glazed display cabinets with background lighting. Rear aspect windows and glazed double doors emanate excellent natural light and offer a view of the rear garden. There is ample space for a table and chairs for entertaining family and friends.

On the first floor the landing displays laminate flooring that flows seamlessly through to the bedrooms. There is an airing cupboard, a front aspect window and a hatch allows access to the loft space. The spacious principal bedroom is a superb room boasting extensive mirrored wardrobes and a front aspect window. The en-suite shower has a three piece suite comprising a cubicle with a rainfall unit and a tiled surround. There is a close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with a mirrored medicine cabinet above, a chrome heated towel rail, tiled floor, fully tiled walls and a front facing window. Bedroom two has a rear aspect overlooking the garden with an archway leading to the dressing area where there is a fitted wardrobe. The en-suite has a wet room style area with a shower unit. A close coupled, wash hand basin, a heated towel rail, tiled floor, fully tiled walls, a part sloping ceiling incorporating a skylight and a heated towel rail complete the specification. Bedroom three has a fitted wardrobe and together with bedroom four is a double and both enjoy a rear aspect. Bedroom five is larger than average with a front aspect and the added advantage a fitted wardrobe. The family bathroom features a three piece white suite comprising a bath with a glass screen, mixer attachment and a shower unit. There is also a close coupled WC, wash hand basin, part tiled walls, mirrored medicine cabinet, a tiled floor, chrome heated towel rail and a front aspect window.


To the front of the property there is a driveway that allows off street parking for five vehicles. There is low box hedging and climbing roses and a honeysuckle adorn the front elevation. The integral double garage is approached via twin up and over doors and houses the utility area that has a boiler, a work surface with a circular sink, mixer tap and plumbing for a washing machine. A path and pedestrian gate on the right permits access to the rear garden. The rear garden has an extensive paved patio that offers excellent space for al fresco dining and entertaining guests. An area of lawn has an array of mature shrubs together with a flowering cherry tree with colourful garden lights that create a pleasing atmosphere. An outside tap and sensor activated lighting are installed and a garden shed is found on the left boundary.


Bassett is a highly sought after residential area due to the close proximity of The University campus that provides numerous facilities including The Jubilee sports complex that has an indoor swimming pool. The Turner Sims concert hall and popular Nuffield Theatre are also found nearby that host a varied programme of cultural events. The Common, Sports Centre and City Golf Course are within a short distance and provide excellent recreational open space. Access to the M27/M3 motorway network is close by and The Parkway railway station provides a fast route to Waterloo. Local shops are found in Winchester Road whilst the city centre is only two miles distant boasting major high street facilities and the West Quay shopping mall and cinema restaurant complex.


Proceed in a northerly direction out of the city along The Avenue and after passing the Common head straight on at the crossroads. Filter into the right hand lane and take the second turning right into Bassett Crescent East. Then take the third left into The Mayflowers and the property will be found on the left. Post code for sat nav purposes is SO16 7PD.

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Charles Powell

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