A CLASSICALLY designed family home of 5,067 sq ft set in an elevated position a mile from Winchester city centre, Kingsley is one of four substantial houses in private development The Holt and is on the market for £2,595,000.

Built to an exacting standard, the accommodation is laid out over four floors with plenty of light and space.

The home benefits from a gym, numerous reception rooms and five spacious bedrooms, the master including a spectacular bathroom and dressing room.

Once through the front door, the large and light hallway leads through to the main reception rooms; the large sitting room, snug and a study with fitted shelving and cupboards. The cloakroom and boot room are accessed from the hallway, with a door to the outside.

The lower ground floor has a contemporary German built Leicht kitchen with a large central island with breakfast bar and Miele appliances, a dining area and family room with full height retracting glass doors leading out to the terrace and garden. The gym has two windows allowing natural light into the room and a separate shower room. There is also a cloakroom, laundry, utility and plant room.

Upstairs there are five double bedrooms, over two floors. The master suite with an ensuite bathroom with ‘his and hers’ basins, double rainfall shower and free standing bath and a large dressing room with fitted cupboards and wardrobes. Two further bedrooms have wardrobes and ensuite shower rooms with the remaining two bedrooms and family bathroom on the top floor.

The house is set back from Sleepers Hill and is approached via a secure electric gate with a good sized courtyard allowing parking for several cars. There is also a two bay double garage with a large loft storage space above.

The professionally landscaped garden has steps from the front courtyard down to a large patio area accessed from the kitchen. The secluded rear garden has a level lawned area with flower and shrub borders. On the far side of the house is a another door with steps down to the garden.

The city of Winchester was identified as one of the top places to live in the UK; being home to the largest farmers’ market in the UK and having one of Europe’s grandest cathedrals.

The city is also rightly proud of its educational reputation.

To view the property, call Strutt & Parker on 01962 869999.