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7 bedroom house for sale

Chilworth, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7HH

Guide Price £2,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Luxury master bedroom suite
  • 6 en-suite bedrooms
  • Kitchen & 5 reception rooms
  • Floor space of 9200sq ft
  • Cinema, gym, cellar & study

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Holmfield House is situated in Chilworth, widely accepted to be one of Southampton's premier locations. Positioned on the northern outskirts of Southampton, the property is well placed for the city centre (5 miles), Winchester (11 miles), and Romsey (5 miles), with good access nearby to the M3 and M27 motorways for London and The New Forest. Southampton International Airport (5 miles) offers an excellent choice of destinations to continental Europe whilst the adjacent Parkway station connects to London Waterloo in one hour and ten


This stunning and unique property was built and designed approximately ten years ago by the current owners. Holmfield House has the look of quality. Careful thought has been given to create a very impressive and immaculate home that is ideal for formal entertaining and informal family living. The rooms are well proportioned throughout which, in combination with excellent ceiling heights and numerous Crital double glazed windows, maximise natural light and have produced a unique and comfortable home.
The property benefits from CAT5 wiring, Lutron lighting, ceiling speakers, Creston cinema system, under floor heating, full gas central heating system with 2 boilers, extensive security system with full CCTV (plus rotating cameras, hand scanners and full monitoring system).


The main entrance opens into an impressive reception hall with a bespoke oak double staircase with wall panelling, ideal for receiving guests. The hall is linked to all of the main reception rooms and naturally moves on to a superb and extremely spacious kitchen and dining room. The kitchen has had numerous appliances installed including two cookers, two hobs, two dishwashers, a U.S style fridge and larder. There are ample Corian style matching work surfaces and a full range of useful storage units plus a central island that can be used as a breakfast bar and also houses a wine storage area. The dining room can accommodate a large family table as the room has been designed to maximise entertaining space, it also benefits from under floor heating, double doors open out onto the westerly facing rear garden and patio. The family room has been cleverly positioned just off of the kitchen and dining room to make these rooms the main hub of the house.

Other reception rooms include an impressive drawing room, a sizable room, over 30 ft in length with hand made book shelving and storage cupboards, it also has a raised stage area with steps that lead down to the main seating area. An impressive stone surround fireplace takes centre stage of the room. The room is light and bright and benefits from a large bay window, double doors opening out onto the patio. The office/study has also been well designed and could easily be used as a full time base for someone who works from home. The room is fully equipped to provide the latest communication systems and bespoke built in shelving provides ideal storage for books, files and more. There is another reception room with a central fireplace and bay window and could be used as a more formal reception area or music room.

The cinema room is equipped with a Creston cinema system with a large screen and fitted seating which allows you to watch your film in extreme comfort. The system is operated by a central panel which controls the lighting and blackout curtains. Following on from this room steps lead down to a wine cellar with bottle storage areas set into and around attractive brick arches.


The striking galleried landing is the centrepiece of the first floor accommodation and leads to a superb master bedroom suite which dominates the left hand side of the house. The bedroom area itself is spacious enough but here is also a dressing area with built in wardrobes and cupboard space which then leads on to the en-suite bathroom with under floor heating, separate shower and sauna.

The remaining four bedrooms on this floor all benefit from built in wardrobes and all have en-suite facilities and under floor heating.

Over the garage is a gym and big storage area. The gym is wired for sound has an en-suite shower and toilet.


Stairs from the first floor lead to bedrooms six and seven both benefitting from en-suite shower rooms. There are more rooms that can be used as further storage or study areas. There is a communications room that houses all the electronic equipment for the security, caballing and sound systems.


The property is approached through electrically operated wooded gates that open out onto a beautifully designed sweeping drive, turning circle and parking area with space for numerous vehicles and gives access to the double garage. The garage door is electrically operated, inside, there is ample space for two cars plus motorbikes, and garden machinery etc, to the side of the garage there is the boiler room and another useful store room.

The gardens are an absolute delight. Designed by the award winning landscape and garden designer Julie Toll the borders are awash with vibrant colours with an array of mature trees and shrubs and offers a great deal of tranquillity and seclusion. To the rear of the house is a large expanse of lawn with more mature trees and rhododendron bushes surrounding the borders giving total seclusion. The patio is another superb feature, ideal for outdoor entertaining, the patio practically runs along the whole length of the house and can be accessed by all the main reception rooms along the back of the house and includes the private decking area which is an idyllic sun trap.


From Southampton proceed north along Bassett Avenue, the
A33, at the Chilworth Roundabout take the first exit onto the A27, follow this road for approximately a quarter of a mile, turn left into Pinelands Road, the property is second on the right.

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15 April 2011


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