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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Highfield, Southampton


Property Description

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An internal viewing is essential to appreciate this detached character family home that has a pine loft studio and a basement annex that is currently let for 500 pcm.

The character accommodation comprises a reception hall measuring 17' x 9'11, a cloakroom, a lounge, a separate dining room and a kitchen/breakfast room that measures 23'9 x 10'9. The master bedroom is currently used as a first floor sitting room and there are two further bedrooms whilst the fourth bedroom is currently used as a study and has the staircase leading to the pine clad loft area.

Further features include a gas fired heating system, a single garage and the rear garden has a pleasant leafy outlook. The property is located literally opposite Highfield Church.

Highfield has proved to be an extremely popular residential area, whilst the City Centre is approximately two miles distant. The Common, City Golf Course and Sports Centre all provide excellent recreational facilities and shopping facilities can be found in Portswood High Street that include Waitrose and the new Sainsbury's superstore. Access points to the M3 and M27 motorway networks are found at the end of The Avenue and Stoneham Way, whilst the Parkway railway station (found opposite the International Airport off of Junction 5 of the M27) provides a fast and convenient route to London Waterloo.

Entrance Porch Tiled floor, courtesy light, ornate entrance door with leaded light stained glass detail and adjacent leaded light stained glass panel to:-

Reception Hall17' x 9'11" (5.18m x 3.02m). Strip floorboards, ornate open fireplace, two stained glass leaded light windows to side elevation, pine staircase to first floor, radiator, decorative beamed ceiling, understairs cupboard, telephone point, open aspect to inner hall.

Lounge17'5" (5.3m) x 14'1" (4.3m) into chimney breast recess. Sash bay window to front elevation, radiator, strip floorboards, ceiling with ornate mouldings, marble fireplace with decorative ceramic tiles and open grate, corner book shelving, picture rail.

Inner Hall Coat hooks, stripped floorboards.

Cloakroom Cream suite comprising close coupled WC, wash hand basin, window to side elevation, tiled floor, radiator.

Dining Room13'4" (4.06m) into chimney breast x 13' (3.96m). Ornate fireplace, picture rail, twin French doors and side panels to balcony with leafy outlook over the garden, radiator, picture rail.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room23'9" x 10'9" (7.24m x 3.28m). A particular feature of the property, large pine dresser, bay window to side elevation, two double glazed windows to rear elevation overlooking the garden with a leafy outlook, obscured glass window to side elevation, modern range of base units with oak work surface over, double bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, part-tiled walls, oak flooring, integrated fridge, integrated washer/dryer, integrated freezer, glazed display cabinet, two radiators, deep raised cupboard housing gas fired boiler, half glazed door to side porch with glazed door and steps down to the garden.

First Floor Landing Radiator, pine balustrade, open door to inner landing.

Bedroom One14'2" (4.32m) x 13'5" (4.1m) (currently used as a sitting room). Secondary glazed sash window to front elevation, radiator, picture rail, ornate fireplace, pedestal wash hand basin, low level storage cupboard.

Bedroom Two13'5" x 13' (4.1m x 3.96m). Window to rear elevation overlooking the garden with leafy outlook, ornate fireplace, built-in single wardrobe, contemporary styled circular wash bowl set in a wash stand with tiled surround.

Study/Bedroom Four10'5" x 10' (3.18m x 3.05m). Double glazed oriel bay window to front elevation, radiator, wash hand basin with cupboard below and tiled surround, feature semi-circular stained glass internal panel, pine door to staircase leading to the pine clad loft area.

Cloakroom White suite comprising close coupled WC, tiled floor, window to side elevation.

Inner Landing

Bedroom Three11'9" x 10'5" (3.58m x 3.18m). Strip floorboards, secondary glazed window to rear elevation overlooking the garden with a leafy outlook, recessed low level shelving, part wood panelled wall, radiator, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, glass display shelving over.

Bathroom White suite comprising free standing bath with central side mounted shower mixer tap, corner shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower unit and tiled surround, heated towel rail, window to side elevation, oak flooring, wash hand basin set in contemporary styled wash stand with tiled surround, shelved double cupboard.

Loft Area23'9" (7.24m) x 12'6" (3.8m) (floor level, sloping ceilings resulting in restricted headroom). An impressive pine clad area with pine flooring, three hatches allowing access to under eaves storage space, double glazed velux windows to side and rear elevation, eaves window overlooking Highfield Lane, telephone point.

Basement Annex Twin frosted double glazed entrance doors to:-

Entrance Hall Laminate wood flooring, tiled low level plinth, electric heater, open doorway to kitchen, door to:-

Shower Room Shower cubicle with tiled surround and Triton shower unit, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, storage recess, obscured glazed internal panel, tiled floor, extractor fan.

Kitchen11' (3.35m) x 7' (2.13m) (An irregular shaped room). Range of base units with complementary work surfaces over and matching range of eye level units, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with cutlery drainer and mixer tap, four ring electric hob, recess with fridge, plumbing for washing machine, part-tiled walls, small double glazed window to side elevation, extractor fan, open aspect to:-

Bedroom/Sitting Room11'6" (3.5m) x 9'9" (2.97m) (Low level plinths resulting in restricted floor space). Double glazed bay window to rear elevation overlooking the garden, two recessed double glazed windows to side elevation, low level plinth with laminate wood flooring, wardrobe recess, fitted mattress/bed base, electric radiator, door to sizeable walk-in cellar space.

Outside The front garden has well stocked shrub borders with trees and a brick paved path leads to the front door and the right of the house where there is a pedestrian gate which leads to the side and rear gardens and to the entrance to the basement annexe. There is a brick paved approach to a corrugated tin single garage.

. To the right hand side of the property there is a paved area with vegetable beds and a garden shed. The rear garden has a paved area to the rear of the house and has a pleasant leafy outlook. There is a balcony from the dining room and wooden steps lead down to the paved patio. There is an outside tap and courtesy light. The garden is laid to lawn with well stocked shrubs and mature trees that include Yews and Firs. A paved path leads to the end of the garden where there is a gravel path, fish pond, wooden deck and shrubs and trees that provide a leafy outlook.

. Simon Edser and Stephen Henry are dealing with this property and will be happy to provide further information.

To View Please contact Morris Dibben on 02380 228822.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 June 2012

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