Chilworth

£1,150,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
This impressive four bedroom character detached property is located in Southampton's most exclusive and highly sought after residential area, set well back within a delightful plot approaching one acre that provides a good degree of natural privacy.

Agents Comments

"The plot approaches one acre in size and perfectly complements the existing spacious accommodation that has the opportunity to be extended to provide a substantial family home of great stature and generous proportions"

"Chilworth is renowned as Southampton's most exclusive residential area comprising substantial detached houses on large plots. Excellent lines of communication via the M3 & M27 motorways are found nearby whilst London Waterloo is approximately one hour away"

Introduction

Boasting four well proportioned reception rooms complemented by a large hallway together with a light and airy landing, the property also features a cosy kitchen/breakfast room that features an Aga and pleasant views to the front garden. The large open space to the right of the house could allow a two storey extension that would provide an incoming purchaser the exciting opportunity to design and create a substantial family home of enviable proportions that are evident throughout this affluent neighbourhood, subject to planning permission. The sizeable double garage has the added advantage of a large storage room above that could be adapted to a home office or a gym whilst the driveway facilitates off road parking and turning for numerous vehicles.

Description

A wide entrance porch with courtesy lighting and a heavy studded varnished oak door leads to the spacious hallway that boasts two front elevation windows and is served by the cloakroom that displays a traditional styled white suite. The oak spindled staircase ascends to the first floor and is a notable feature of the hallway that has small paned double doors opening to the lounge with further doors leading to the study, dining room and the kitchen/ breakfast room. Enjoying a dual aspect the comfortable sized lounge is an elegant room and features an ornate mantelpiece with a marble fireplace and open hearth whilst double glazed French doors enjoy pleasant views of the garden and open onto the stone paved patio. Featuring a brickette fire place the large dining room is perfect for entertaining family or guests and double glazed sliding doors afford lovely views of the garden.

A comprehensive range of light wood wall and base units are complemented by solid stone worksurfaces in the kitchen/breakfast room which also features a gas fired Aga and a matching island unit. A hardwood draining board incorporates an inset double bowl white stone sink unit. With views of the front garden the leaded light front elevation window has fitted cushioned seating and is the perfect place for a breakfast table whilst the rear elevation similarly enjoys an attractive outlook. Amtico wood effect flooring flows seamlessly through to the side lobby and family room whilst fitted appliances include an oven/grill, fridge/freezer, microwave and a four ring gas hob with an extractor hood. A corner larder cupboard provides useful additional storage space and a glazed door continues to the side lobby that houses the utility area comprising wall and base units, a sink unit and a door to the side porch that communicates to the garage. Natural light is provided by the vaulted roof lantern with a further door allowing access to the family room that displays exposed brick walls and benefitting from dual aspect double glazed doors to the garden and patio. A large front elevation window allows natural light to flood into the spacious landing that features an oak balustrade and a loft hatch with a rectractable ladder. The master bedroom enjoys views of the rear garden and two fitted double wardrobes have a central shelved cupboard. The en-suite shower room has fully tiled walls with white sanitary ware and a decorative flower motif. Of generous proportions, Bedroom two has a range of fitted wardrobes, drawers and a dressing table and together with bedroom three has an attractive outlook over the rear garden whilst bedroom four faces the front. The beautifully appointed family bathroom is tastefully presented with a deep, wide wood panelled bath and an antique style shower mixer tap. The separate shower cubicle has a mixer attachment and a rainfall shower head whilst the pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC are complemented by a dado rail, ceiling downlighters, Amtico wood effect flooring and two front elevation windows.

Outside

Approached via a five bar wooden gate, the driveway affords off road parking and turning for numerous vehicles and benefits from sensor activated floodlighting. The property is set well back into a mature plot that approaches one acre in size and the front garden enjoys a good degree of natural privacy featuring a lawn with established trees and shrubs that provide an attractive outlook. The large attached double garage is approached via an up and over door with a pedestrian door allowing access to the garden whilst a wooden staircase found at the rear leads up to the sizeable storage room that has two skylight windows and provides the option for a games room/gym etc. The open area of garden to the right of the house is predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and a summer house and continues to the westerly facing rear garden that has been superbly landscaped and features a host of mature shrubs and trees that display an attractive show of colourful spring blossom. Approached from the lounge, dining room and family room, a stone paved patio extends across the width of the house and overlooks the rear garden and is perfectly positioned to enjoy the best of the summer sunshine with three sun awnings providing welcome shade. An outside tap and sensor activated floodlighting are installed.

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 Notes

This impressive property benefits from double glazing, gas central heating, a security system and a double garage.

Directions

Proceed north out of the city along Bassett Avenue and upon reaching the Chilworth roundabout proceed straight on in the left hand lane (do not join the M3) and bear left onto the Chilworth Road that is sign posted Romsey. After crossing the bridge the property will be found along on the left and identified by our for sale board. (Post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO16 7JU).

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Charles Powell

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