Chilworth

£1,350,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Introduction

This impressive individual detached property was built in 2011 to a high specification and is positioned on a plot exceeding half an acre in size with a leafy lane location and a wooded outlook to the rear. The luxury accommodation will appeal to discerning purchasers seeking a quality family residence in Southampton's highly favoured premier residential area. The superb reception hall features a galleried landing together with three well proportioned reception rooms that are complemented by a stunning open plan Italian designer kitchen and an adjacent breakfast room that must be seen to be appreciated. Five spacious double bedrooms are served by three tastefully appointed en-suites and a quality family bathroom. Ample parking and turning is provided for numerous vehicles and there is also a detached double garage.

Description

The large split level reception hall features an open aspect up to the galleried landing and creates an impressive entrance to this fine property. Porcelain tiled flooring is evident in the upper level with engineered oak flooring to the lower level. A carpeted oak spindled staircase ascends to the first floor and there is a useful storage cupboard. The cloakroom is positioned on the left and displays a two piece white suite. Found on the right of the ground floor layout is a spacious room that can utilised as a formal dining room or a large home office environment. The additional room found on the left is currently used as a gym and is an optional study. The lower hall features full height glazed panels set in oak frames that offer a view to the breakfast room. Approached via glazed double doors, the triple aspect lounge is a generous reception room boasting a vaulted ceiling that offers a pleasing ambience. The projector and large screen provide a superb home cinema experience with dual aspect windows ensuring natural light and glazed double doors and side panels provide a pleasant view of the rear garden. The recessed fireplace has a log burner and is a notable focal point for the room. The show piece of the property is the stunning open plan kitchen/breakfast room that is an excellent social space. The Italian designer kitchen comprises a bespoke range of glass faced wall and base units adorned with glass work surfaces featuring background lighting and incorporates a single bowl sink unit with a mixer tap providing filtered cold and instant boiling hot water. The matching island unit includes edge LED lighting and a four ring electric hob with an Elica extractor hood above. Bosch fitted appliances include twin ovens, a microwave, coffee machine and Indesit twin fridge/freezers. Porcelain tiled flooring adds a touch of luxury and triple aspect windows emanate excellent natural light with an open aspect which flows through to the breakfast room. Engineered oak flooring matches the internal full height glazed panels and full width bi-fold doors open to the deck. The utility room has an extensive range of base units with a complementary work surface including a single bowl sink unit with a mixer tap and circular drainer. There is also a washing machine, a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, a side window and a stable door.

On the first floor, the spacious galleried landing features an oak spindled balustrade, quality engineered oak flooring and a void with a view down to the hall. A staircase rises to the second floor, a useful storage cupboard is provided and a front elevation window is positioned over the void. The principal bedroom is an exceptional size and is sumptuously decorated offering a rear view over the garden. Sliding doors allow access to the walk in wardrobe/ dressing area that benefits from ample hanging, shelving and a skylight. The beautifully appointed fully tiled en-suite boasts a stylish white suite comprising a walk-in open double cubicle with a glass screen and twin shower towers that include body jets, mixer tap attachments and rainfall units. There is also a close coupled WC, twin wash hand basins with toiletries drawers below, mirrors above, a frosted window, dual chrome heated towels and an extractor fan. Bedroom two is a large dual aspect double enjoying a leafy outlook. The en-suite is tastefully appointed with a three piece white suite and has a skylight. Bedroom three is also generous in size and has two front aspect windows. Bedroom four has a front view, is larger than average and is currently used as a dressing room. The family bathroom features a contemporary styled white suite with a bath and side mounted taps. There is also a close coupled WC, a double shower cubicle with a rainfall unit and a wash hand basin with a toiletries drawer below and a mirror above. Part tiled walls, a frosted window, a tiled floor and a chrome heated towel rail complete the specification. The second floor landing has a sun pipe providing natural light and a low level door allows access to the loft storage area. The fifth bedroom is an excellent size guest suite boasting four rear aspect skylights that enjoy a leafy outlook. A low level door permits access to the eaves storage space. The en-suite shower room is stylishly appointed with a three piece white suite.

Outside

The property is situated on a plot just over half an acre in size and is approached via hardwood double gates set in brick pillars with an intercom entry phone. The brick paved driveway has stanchion lighting and provides parking and turning space for numerous vehicles and leads to the detached double garage that has a sensor activated floodlight, an automated up and over door with power and light installed. The front garden has shrub borders with brick retaining walls and an outside tap is found to the right of the house. The rear garden enjoys a leafy outlook with a small wooded area found towards the rear boundary. Approached from the breakfast room, the glass panelled deck is perfectly positioned for summer entertaining and has speakers, an electric heater, brackets for a canvas sun shade, spotlights and a contemporary water fall feature. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with shrubs and mature trees.

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 Note

The property is freehold. The high specification includes CCTV, a zoned security system, an air source heat pump providing under floor heating to the ground floor and Jaga designer radiators to the upper floors. Sonaire ventilation units are installed in the bedrooms.

Directions

Proceed out of the city in a northerly direction along The Avenue and upon reaching the roundabout in the right hand lane proceed straight on into Bassett Avenue. At the Chilworth roundabout remain in the left hand lane (do not join the M3) and after passing the filling station bear left into the A27, signposted Romsey. Turn second left into Heatherlands Road and proceed carefully around the sharp left hand bend. Then turn right into Roman Road West where the drive is found in the left and the house is positioned on the left. Post code for sat nav purposes is SO16 7HE.

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Charles Powell

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