Chilworth

£995,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This stunning detached residence has been extended to provide an impressive home of enviable proportions that is now possibly one of the finest houses in the area.

Owners Comments

" Have loved living at High Corner it is bright and light and spacious, a wonderful family and party house which spills from the house to garden."

"Chilworth is so convenient for town, station, motorway. Lovely neighbours and a nice peaceful village like feel about it."

Introduction

The carefully planned alterations have created a spacious and desirable residence that will appeal to the most appreciative of purchasers seeking a modern quality property in Southampton's most exclusive and sought after residential neighbourhoods. The tastefully decorated accommodation is a credit to the current owner and features an amazing kitchen/breakfast measuring 35'9 x 12'9 with extensive bifold doors to the lovely terrace. The large open plan living room is a superb area with a calm and relaxing ambience whilst five well proportioned double bedrooms are complemented by three stylish well appointed en suites and a family bathroom. Occupying a commanding position on a corner plot exceeding a quarter of an acre, the property boasts a rear garden that has the added benefit of a southerly and westerly aspect with a leafy outlook and enjoys an excellent degree of natural privacy.

Description

The recessed entrance porch has an Italian composite door that leads to the welcoming reception hall that has a tiled floor and boasts a glass panelled stair case with a front aspect window that lets natural flood in and is served by a cloakroom. Glazed oak doors allow access to the kitchen/breakfast room and the dining room that is positioned to the left of the house. This comfortable dual aspect room features ceramic wood effect tiled flooring that flows seamlessly through to the spacious lounge that boasts a granite effect open fire place, ceiling speakers and downlighters with high level LED lights that allow owners to relax in luxurious surroundings whilst bi-fold double glazed doors open onto the patio. The kitchen/breakfast room is an amazing social space measuring an impressive 35' 9" x12' 9" and one of the finest we have seen in the area. Tastefully fitted by Taylor Made of Romsey and featuring a comprehensive range of cream coloured gloss finished wall and base units, the single drainer sink unit has a "Zip" tap providing instant boiling water and cold filtered drinking water. The matching island unit has a Danish elm work surface and incorporates useful store cupboards and two wine chillers whilst fitted appliances include a range style cooker with a five burner gas hob, coloured glass back and an extractor hood,a dishwasher and a fridge/freezer. Corner bi-fold doors open onto the patio and garden and let an abundance of natural light to flood in. A glazed door leads to the front aspect study whilst the adjacent wet room has fully tiled walls, a shower unit, wash hand basin and a front aspect window. The utility room has a work surface with a single drainer sink unit and a mixer tap with a double cupboard below and a front aspect window. Separate cupboards house the gas fired boiler and hot water tank whilst a double glazed door opens to the patio/bbq area. The first floor landing comprises a glass panelled stair case, a shelved linen cupboard and a loft hatch with a retractable ladder. The large impressive dual aspect master bedroom has an approach area with full height fitted double wardrobes with sliding doors whilst double glazed doors with a Juliet balcony enjoy views over the rear garden. The sumptuous en suite bathroom features a free standing bath with a side mounted "waterfall" tap and shower attachment, walk-in wet room style cubicle with an overhead rainfall shower, close coupled WC and twin wash hand basins in a vanity unit with a mirror over incorporating lighting and a music speaker.

Bedroom two also features double glazed doors with a Juliet balcony having similar views over the rear garden whilst the beautifully appointed en suite bathroom comprises a deep bath with a side mounted mixer tap and shower attachment, a vanity unit with twin wash hand basins and drawers below, close coupled WC, wet room style cubicle with a glass screen and shower unit. Fully tiled walls, a shaver socket, two traditional style radiators/heated towel rails and an extractor fan complete the specification. Bedroom three boasts a pleasant outlook to the front with a fitted wardrobe together with the well appointed wet room style en suite shower room that has a side aspect. Bedroom four has double glazed doors with a Juliet balcony having views over the rear garden whilst bedroom five is also a double room with pleasant dual aspect. The family bathroom has a stylish suite with a deep bath, shower unit and glass screen, a wash stand with twin wash bowls and a close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls incorporate a large inset mirror and there is a chrome heated towel rail, radiator, front aspect window, extractor fan and floor tiling.

Outside

The property occupies a commanding corner position with two sets of automated wrought iron gates set in substantial brick pillars with intercom entry phones and courtesy lights. The front boundary is defined by ornamental wrought iron railings whilst the gravel in and out driveway provides an impressive approach and ample off road parking. The front garden enjoys an open outlook and is laid to lawn having mature rhododendrons and Scots pine trees with a detached garage positioned to the left of the plot. A pedestrian gate set in a brick wall on the right leads to the rear garden.

The rear garden is an excellent area for outdoor entertaining and alfresco dining boasting an illuminated brick built bar and a bbq area with slate work surfaces and a covered canopy. This is located adjacent to the kitchen/ breakfast room. Double power points are installed whilst up/downlighters adorn external walls that create an atmospheric scene at nightfall. The large paved patio extends across the rear of the house and is well positioned for the best of the summer sun enjoying a southerly and westerly aspect. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with ornamental wooden arches leading to the floodlit wooded area that creates a pleasant outlook with mature shrubs and trees including rhododendrons, scots pines, silver birches and conifers providing a sylvan setting with an excellent degree of natural privacy.

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 entertainment centre.

Agent Notes

This stylish residence benefits from gas central heating with underfloor heating to the ground floor, double glazing, a security system, ample off road parking and a single garage.

Directions

Heading away from Romsey along the A27, proceed past The Chilworth Arms public house and cross over the bridge. Take the right hand turning into Heatherlands road and follow the road carefully around the sharp left hand bend. Proceed over the bridge and take the next left into Pine Walk turning next right into Dene Close where the house is identified by our for sale board (Post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO16 7HL).

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Charles Powell

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