4 bedroom house for saleWinchester, Hampshire
- Reception hall, cloakroom
- Drawing room, kitchen/dining/family room
- Utility room, sitting room, second cloakroom
- Principal bedroom, adjoining dressing room and shower room
- Guest bedroom, adjoining shower room
- 2 further bedrooms, bathroom
- Double garage, residents' parking
- Beautiful landscaped partly walled gardens
- 10 Year NHBC (9 years remaining)
In the favoured residential area of St Cross, an immaculate Regency-style house, 2680 sq ft, built only one year ago by the renowned Winchester developers, Alfred Homes.
The house lies in one of the principal residential roads in the prime area of St Cross which is situated to the south of the High Street and city centre. Christchurch Road runs parallel with the St Cross Road on its western side between St James Lane and Stanmore Lane. The city centre and its main amenities are within feasible walking distance and they include a varied range of restaurants, cinema, theatre and sports centre. There are lovely walks beside the river through the water meadows and around the College and Cathedral Close. Communications are excellent with fast access on to the M3 north to London or south to the M27 coastal motorway. There is a mainline station with a regular commuter service to London Waterloo and Southampton International Airport, about 10 miles to the south and there is a European ferry port at Portsmouth. The city has a first class range of schools including Princes Mead, Pilgrims, St Swithuns and Winchester College and it lies in the St Faiths catchment area
The house forms part of a classically inspired building that has Freshfield Lane Danehill yellow brick elevations, part colour rendered in chalk white with purpose-made double glazed sash windows under a slate roof. Designed with great style and typical of its classical period, the house has beautifully proportioned rooms, high ceilings and maximum light provided by the sash windows. A panelled front door with fanlight over opens into the main reception hall with a rather fine turned staircase linking the two galleried landings above. On the ground floor there is a drawing room which could be used as a formal dining room, a superbly appointed kitchen/dining/family room with bifold doors opening out to the west facing gardens. There is a cloakroom, utility room and two useful cupboards. The first floor comprises a charming sitting room, the principal bedroom suite and a second cloakroom and on the second floor are three further double bedrooms, shower room, bathroom and second airing cupboard. For further information, please read the specification and see the floor plans.
Contemporary handleless door style, designed and manufactured by Charles Yorke; Alfred oak veneered carcasses with oak drawer boxes, composite stone worktops complemented by a coloured glass splashback.
Single oven, induction hob, combination oven/microwave, integrated dishwasher and refrigerator/freezer (all by Miele). Ceiling mounted extractor by Westin and wine refrigerator by Caple.
Sinks and Taps
Stainless steel under-mounted sink in kitchen and utility room with chrome taps. In the kitchen sink, pre-wiring for waste disposal has been provided. Quooker filtered cold and hot water plus a boiling water tap.
Space for washer/dryer and water softener.
Fitted with white sanitaryware , vanity unit fitted in principal ensuite, family bathroom and separate w.c. Chrome taps and shower heads. Brushed stainless steel ladder-style towel radiators. All shower trays are low profile with screens, doors or enclosures in toughened glass with chrome finish.
Fitted in recesses above basins and all have demister pads.
Porcelain tiling to bathrooms and ensuites.
FEATURES AND FINISHES
Unvented cylinder with condensing boiler. Zoned underfloor heating to ground and first floor. Radiators with TRVs on second floor encased by bespoke timber covers. Towel rails to all bathrooms and ensuites.
Drawing Room Fireplace
Limestone fire surround and hearth, polished black granite interior and gas living flame remote controlled fire.
Oak oval handrails, painted timber treads, risers, newels and balusters with a curtailed bottom tread in natural oak.
Painted timber paneled doors with raised square beading.
Bespoke wardrobes to principal suite by Charles Yorke. Additional wardrobe built in with matching internal painted doors.
All brushed stainless steel.
All smooth finished throughout.
Skirting and Architraves
Bespoke skirting and architraves throughout.
Porcelain tiling to ensuites and bathrooms. Engineered timber flooring on the ground floor in a smoked oak finish. Carpet runner on the stairs and carpets throughout the first and second floors.
Switch and socket plates in brushed stainless steel with white rockers. Downlighters to all principal rooms. Blanked off pendants (within ceiling void) installed in drawing room. 5-amp lighting to drawing room, sitting room and all bedrooms. Whole house mechanical heat recovery system fitted throughout. Solar PV panels fitted to roof.
Media and AV
Media points comprising Sky, digital TV and data to all principal rooms, wired to a central location to enable upgrade for full AV distribution. Pre-wire for ceiling speakers to kitchen/family room also provided.
Mains fed heat and smoke detectors installed in accordance with building regulations and carbon monoxide detector installed within the drawing room.
Double Garage, electric up and over remote controlled door, painted floor, personal door to garden.
The classically designed front garden is enclosed by wrought iron railings and hedging. There is a symmetrical parterre garden enclosing flowering shrubs, a holly tree and between the beds are brick paths and there is a water tap.
The rear landscaped gardens have an Indian sandstone paved terrace and paths, lawn, well stocked borders, pyramid shaped box, roses and other colourful plants. There is pleached hornbeam and photinia and the boundaries are walled or fenced. The garden has an automatic water system, lighting and exterior power points.
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