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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Live/Work Property with Detached Home Studio

Sold STC £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Unique Home With A Wealth of Natural Light
  • Bespoke Hand Crafted Kitchen
  • Stunning Master Bedroom Suite
  • Separate Office/Studio (Gym)
  • Four/Five Bedrooms
  • Three/Four Reception Rooms
  • En-Suite and Family Shower Rooms
  • Utility/Laundry Room
  • Pantry & Study
  • Extensive Grounds

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An individual architect designed work/space property offering over 2500 square foot of accommodation.

Striking and unconventional in design this detached property lies in the heart of urban Southampton with easy commuting access to Motorway links (M3 and M27), Southampton Train Station, and Southampton International Airport. Southampton's business, arts, parks and main shopping district are within easy walking distance.

The property includes a detached Office/Studio (exceeding 300 square foot) of open plan internal space with other potential uses (gym/therapy room/games room)
Over 2000 square foot of flexible accommodation with variable arrangement as required.
Superb natural light throughout
Industrial, practical & professionally presented interior including a bespoke kitchen, pantry, wet room, bootroom/utility, basement storage and a variety of reception room, bedrooms/dressing room and a large loft area - currently used as the master bedroom with ensuite, but could also be used from a home cinema/den, office etc
Ample parking
Considerable private grounds with low maintenance, architectural planting

Hallway with brick trimmed border. Feature glazed and metal porch canopy with hardwood door providing access to the feature double height reception hallway.

The impressive entrance to this property sets the perfect tone for the rest of the home. The double height combines perfectly with the glazed roof to not only provide a welcoming light, spacious feel but also provides views to the top of the three floors. There is additional built-in storage. Feature radiator. Stairs leading to the basement as well as stairs leading to the first floor landing. Internal windows provide an interesting mix of borrowed light from different elevations. The ground floor features a brick flooring throughout which is both stylish and practical. The reception hall also benefits from the unusual feature of a second entrance door which is from the side of the property. Double glazed atrium style roof benefits from fitted shutters. There is also an additional radiator as well as down lighters to compliment the natural light.

OFFICE/POTENTIAL BEDROOM 9' 7 x 6' 9 (2.92m x 2.06m)
Double glazed window to exterior elevation as well as double glazed double height ceiling following the reception hallway. Single glazed internal window providing a high degree of natural light. Radiator.


DINING ROOM/RECEPTION ROOM 12' 11 x 9' 4 (3.94m x 2.84m)
Double glazed window to side elevation. Internal windows providing a high degree of natural light as well as borrowing natural light from both the reception hallway and kitchen/breakfast room. Sliding doors leading from and to the reception hallway and kitchen/breakfast room. Feature brick flooring. Radiator. A pleasant room with a number of potential uses. Downlighters providing additional light.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 4 x 13' 1 (4.98m x 3.99m)
A completely bespoke individual designed commssioned by the current owner and drafted by Romsey Cabinet Makers. The linear design with angled feature finish with industrial accent compliments the home perfectly. The work surfaces are finished in an honed granite work top with matching upstands as well as inset twin bowl sink and integral fridge/freezer. Built-in oven. Induction hob and extractor hood over as well as downlighters to work top surfaces. Built-in integral dishwasher. Double glazed doors to both side and rear elevations. Double glazed window to side elevation. Internal glazed door leading to reception hallway. Smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters. Feature brick flooring.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 9' 8 x 9' 7 (2.95m x 2.92m)
Smooth plastered ceiling. Double glazed window. Work top surface with raised enamal sink and mono-block mixer tap fittings. Radiator. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and replaced wall mounted 'Worcester' central heating combination boiler installed in 2014.

LAUNDRY ROOM/PANTRY 7' 5 x 6' 6 (2.26m x 1.98m)
Borrowing natural light from the office through internal windows. Smooth plastered ceiling. Downlighters. Natural light is provided by internal window from the study.

BEDROOM/GYM 10' 2 x 9' 10 (3.10m x 3.00m)
Accessed via internal glazed door with double glazed door and window to rear elevation. Feature brick floor. radiator. Access to ground floor shower room.

Marble cabinet with top mounted feature square sink, separate walk-in shower, lacquer finished slate tiled shower enclosure and electric wall mounted chrome towel rail. Dual controlled thermostatic shower. Obscure double glazed window.

Low level WC. Wall mounted hand basin. Obscure double glazed window. Feature brick flooring.

BASEMENT/STORAGE ROOM 9' 4 x 8' 8 (2.84m x 2.64m)
Light available and appraoced via internal glazed door and flight of steps from the centre of the reception hallway.

Upon reaching the first floor landing you are welcomed by a rich mahongany floor providing warm tones which is continued throughout the first floor. Internal windows and internal glazed doors provides a high degree of natural light continuing the light and airy theme. Bespoke open tread feature mahogany staircase rises to the master bedroom suite.

Double glazed window and built-in shelved storage.


SITTING ROOM 16' 3 x 13' 1 (4.95m x 3.99m)
Feature double glazed bay window overlooking the rear garden. Central brick trimmed chimney with living flame gas fire. Mahogany flooring. Radiator. Partially exposed roof joists. Double glazed door leading to balustrade trimmed balcony overlooking the rear garden. Feature radiators. Sliding door and internal window to library and TV room.

LIBRARY/TV LOUNGE 16' 7 x 11' 4 (5.05m x 3.45m)
Mahogany floor. Natural light provided by the double height reception hallway atrium roof. Fitted louvre shutters. Two velux double glazed windows. Internal windows from the sitting room as well as benefitng from natural light provided by the full height reception hallway is to be controlled by louvre style painted blinds. Radiator. Further internal door leading back to landing.

BEDROOM 10' 1 x 9' 10 (3.07m x 3.00m)
Feature double glazed bay window. Smooth plastered ceiling. Exposed roof joists. Radiator. Mahogany flooring.

BEDROOM 11' 3 x 9' 6 (3.43m x 2.90m)
Velux double glazed window. Additional natural light provided by double height feature reception hallway atrium roof with fitted louvre style shutters. Mahogany flooring. Smooth plastered ceiling. Feature radiator. Downlighting.

Superb walk-in shower with marble finish, glazed shower screen and thermostatic shower with rainfall style shower head. Dark finish cabintry work with raised feature rectangular sink with monoblock mixer tap fittings. Independenlty controlled under floor heating. Concealed cistern WC. Obscure double glazed window.

ATTIC BEDROOM AND EN SUITE 19' 5 x 13' 6 (5.92m x 4.11m)
Please note the meaurements have been taken appraoximately 1.2 meters from floor level. A significant feature of this room is the vaulted atrium style double glazed lantern roof light providing a high degree of natural light with remotely operated coloniel style blinds. Double glazed velux windows providing further natural light. Feature in room bath with centrally located chrome finish mixer taps as well as hairwashing attachment. Built-in double width storage cupboards. The room is approached via the bespoke mahogany trimmed staircase with glazed surround, as you rise to the master bedroom suite. Further internal windows providing additional natural light from the main central stair void. Access to en suite WC.

Concealed cistern WC and hand basin. Built-in mirror.

Undoubtedly one of the property's main features is the opportunity to provide a living/work space solution and to that end the owners have utilised what was an existing outbuilding and have created a home/office which can also be used as a gym facility. The office space has a sunken area of approximately 4 x 6 meters and is approached via a mahogany shallow flight of steps with a vaulted ceiling. Power and light available. Double glazed A-frame gable end with double glazed door providing natural light. In addition the owners have fitted solar panels to the southerly aspect of this structure which provides electricity as well as an annual income. This room could have a number of uses and prospective purchasers are advised to consider the various options available.

The property is approached via substantialgates set within walling and pillars. The shingle driveway provides ample off road parking for a number of vehicles. There is a feature curved rendered wall with stained glass detailing, shielding a hidden patio area adjacent to the home office building. There is further rear vehicular access located from Berkeley Close via wooden gates and a neatly trimmed path leads to the main property via a pathway. Hidden patio to the side of the property leading to the delightful rear gardens.

The rear gardens are exceptional and provide privacy due to the current owners strategic planning and planting. There is a broad range of shrubs and trees as well as walling to the perimeter and feature pond. There is side access to the property as well as outside lighting and outside tap facilities.

CHARGE: £2,171.78
YEAR: 2014/15

Gas, water, electricity, high speed broadband and mains drainage are connected. Please note that none of the services or appliances have been tested by Pearsons.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 April 2015


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