Bassett

£565,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Introduction

Internal viewing is essential to appreciate this impressive character four bedroom detached house that has great stature featuring spacious accommodation with high level ceilings and a wealth of exposed woodwork. Located equidistant from the University Campus in Highfield and the General Hospital this appealing property will be of interest to purchasers seeking a quality traditional home found close to The Common, Sports Centre and the city golf course. The stylish kitchen has an open aspect to the large conservatory that also has a spa room with a hot tub and sauna allowing excellent relaxation time. The rear garden enjoys a pleasant outlook and measures an enviable 94' x 35'.

Description

The half glazed composite entrance door is positioned at the side and opens to the spacious hallway that creates a favourable impression when entering the property. An ornate spindled staircase ascends to the first floor and there is quality wood effect herringbone patterned flooring. An understairs cupboard and a shoe cupboard provide useful storage. The lounge is a comfortable reception room with a front aspect ensuring superb natural light. The white painted brick chimney has a raised tiled hearth (non working) with adjacent low level shelving. Glazed bi-fold doors lead through to the generous dining room that features a wide front aspect bay window. The kitchen boasts a quality bespoke range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces that incorporate an enamel sink unit with a mixer tap and cutlery drainer. Fitted appliances include a five ring induction hob with a cooker hood above, a double oven/grill and a dishwasher. Space and plumbing is available for an American style fridge/freezer. Ceramic wood effect tiled flooring flows seamlessly through to the conservatory and benefits from electric under floor heating. An open aspect creates a tremendous social flow and the granite work surface has a wine rack beneath and continues into the conservatory creating a breakfast bar with space for a wine cooler. The utility room has a work surface, space for a tumble drier and plumbing for a washing machine. A cupboard houses the pressurised unvented hot water cylinder and boiler. The cloakroom has a modern two piece white suite, a side aspect window and a chrome heated towel rail. The double glazed conservatory is an outstanding feature of the property with PVCu golden oak framed windows conjoining with the spa room to create an exceptional area for superb relaxation time. A vaulted double glazed roof has fitted reflective roller blinds and glazed double doors lead to the rear garden. A further set of double doors permit access to the spa room that features a four seater hot tub, a pine sauna cabin and a shower cubicle.

On the first floor the impressive part galleried landing is a notable feature with an ornate spindled balustrade, a high level window emanates excellent natural light and a hatch allows access to the roof space. The main bedroom has three windows offering an attractive outlook towards the rear garden and beyond. An open doorway leads to the dressing room that has shelving and hanging rails. The en-suite shower displays a modern three piece white suite comprising a double shower cubicle with a tiled surround, shower mixer tap and a rainfall unit. There is a close coupled WC and a wash hand basin with a cupboard below and a mirrored medicine cabinet above. A tiled floor, extractor fan and a chrome heated towel rail complete the specification. Bedroom two is a comfortable double with a front aspect. Bedroom three is also a double that features a wide front aspect bay window enjoying an abundance of natural light. Bedroom four has a side aspect and is currently used as a home office. Measuring an enviable 12' x 6' the family bathroom is twice the usual size. It is tastefully appointed with a superb white suite comprising a deep bath with an antique style shower mixer tap. The walk in shower has a glass screen, tiled surround, shower mixer tap and a rainfall unit. There is a close coupled WC and a pedestal wash hand basin together with a tiled floor, frosted rear aspect window and a chrome heated towel rail.

Outside

A brick wall denotes the front boundary and the shingle driveway permits off road parking for several vehicles. Sensor activated floodlighting is installed and the shingled area continues along the left of the house where there is courtesy lighting. An outside tap, sensor activated floodlighting and a wooden store cupboard are installed. A pedestrian gate is set in a brick arch and the single garage has an automated roller door. A useful workshop with a stable door is found to the rear of the garage, both benefit from power and light.

An extensive Indian sandstone patio is the ideal venue for al fresco dining and enjoys an attractive outlook towards the rear garden that measures a generous 94' x 35'. Predominantly laid to lawn with shrubs the rear garden has a pleasing outlook adjoining other large mature gardens and a circular flower bed has a stone bird bath.

Location

The Common, Sports Centre and City Golf Course, all providing excellent recreational facilities, are found close by. The University and General Hospital are within the vicinity with local shops in Winchester Road. Access points to the M3 and M27 motorways are found at the end of Bassett Avenue and Stoneham Way whilst the Parkway railway station (found at junction five of the M27, opposite the international airport) provides a fast and convenient route to London Waterloo. Local buses providing frequent direct services to Southampton city centre, the University, the General Hospital, Chandlers Ford and Winchester all stop within 250m of the property. A variety of schools for all ages are found nearby.

Directions

Proceed in a northerly direction along The Avenue out of the city. At the crossroads filter left into Burgess Road where the property will be found in the right just after Meadowhead Road. Post code for sat nav purposes is SO16 7AE.

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Charles Powell

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