3 bedroom detached house for sale

Highfield, Southampton

Sold STC £800,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Occupying an outstanding position in one of the most requested roads in this continually popular area, this detached residence stands on a mature plot extending to circa one fifth of an acre (0.202 promap) and benefits from conservation status. This truly unique opportunity offers discerning purchasers the chance to acquire a substantial residence and subject to the necessary consents could be both reconfigured and extended if required to create an individual bespoke home. The property offers a wealth of character with some delightful original features and enjoys direct access to the Portswood resident's gardens and specifically to the meadow. Having been in the same ownership for over 60 years this is an exceptionally rare proposition to the market and early inspections are advised.

COVERED STORM PORCH
Tiled base. Coach lighting. Substantial door leading to:-

RECEPTION HALLWAY
Smooth plastered ceiling. Parquet block wood flooring. Secondary double glazed window with lead light to side aspect. Electric meter. Fuse box. Burglar alarm system. Stairs rising to first floor landing. Under stairs storage cupboard. Door to downstairs cloakroom, sitting room, lounge and kitchen.

CLOAKROOM
Smooth plastered ceiling. Obscure glazed leaded window to side aspect. Low level flush WC. Wash hand basin. 

LOUNGE
Smooth plastered and coved ceiling. Parquet block wood flooring. Secondary double glazed window with lead light to front and side aspects. Feature fireplace with brickette surround and tiled hearth. 

SITTING ROOM
Smooth plastered and coved ceiling. Radiator. Secondary double glazed window with lead light to side and rear aspects and door with lead light inserts to rear garden. Fitted coal burner with tiled hearth and fireplace surround. 

KITCHEN
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap fittings. Work tops surfaces. Built-in dresser providing cupboard storage and glazed display cabinets. High level wall mounted servants bell box. Space for and fittings for Aga style cooker (which may be included subject to negotiations). Space and plumbing for washing machine. Suitable space for fridge. Door to rear lobby. Smooth plastered ceiling. Picture railing. Tiled flooring. Fitted low level shelving. Access to larder cupboard with secondary double glazed leaded window. 

REAR LOBBY
Door to side way. 

ADDITIONAL GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM
Secondary leaded obscure glazed window to front aspect. Gas meter. WC. 

LARGE COAL STORE
Separate external access point. Suitable space for comprehensive storage for coal. 

UTILITY CUPBOARD
Suitable space for garden and household equipment. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Secondary leaded glazed window to side aspect. Radiator. Access to loft space. Large walk-in storage cupboard with built-in shelving and obscure leaded glazed window. 

MASTER BEDROOM
Smooth plastered ceiling. Double glazed leaded window to side elevation. Further leaded archway style window to front elevation. Comprehensive range of built-in wardrobes with two twin wardrobes and a further single wardrobe and a hidden door leading to bedroom two. 

JACK AND JILL STYLE BATHROOM
Comprising of panelled bath with shower over. Vanity wash hand basin. Leaded window to side aspect. 

BEDROOM TWO
Smooth plastered ceiling. Secondary double glazed window with lead lights to side elevation. 

BEDROOM THREE
Smooth plastered ceiling. Double glazed window with lead lights to front elevation. Built-in cupboards, one housing hot water tank and fitted hand basin.  

BATHROOM
Smooth plastered ceiling. Leaded glazed window to rear elevation. Panelled bath. Wash basin. Additional internal obscure glazed window providing additional natural light. 

SEPARATE WC
Smooth plastered ceiling. Obscure glazed window to side elevation. Low level WC. 

STORAGE ROOM
Smooth plastered ceiling. Window to side elevation.

OUTSIDE
The front of the property consists of lawned garden with walling and a mature plantings to the perimeter. There are double iron gates leading to the ample driveway which provides comprehensive parking and access to the detached garage.

DETACHED GARAGE
Constructed of timber with double doors. 

The rear garden also provides two additional timber sheds as well as greenhouse. 

REAR GARDEN
The rear garden is a particular feature of this home and exceeds a fifth of an acre and has been comprehensive;y enclosed by recently installed fencing with lockable secure gates to both elevations. Undoubtedly one of the primary features of these gardens are the direct access onto the Portswood Residents Gardens. The gate is located on the rear boundary and leads directly to the meadow gardens and allotments. 

The other residents gardens can be found on the opposite side of the road offering an Edwardian Pavillion hosting various classes and social functions and the tennis courts with beautifully kept gardens. 

COUNCIL TAX
BAND: F
CHARGE: £2,257.50
YEAR: 2016/17

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • St. Denys (0.5 mi)
  • Bitterne (1.1 mi)
  • Swaythling (1.2 mi)
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Pearsons, Southampton

58 London Road, Southampton, SO15 2AH

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02380 233288 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • St. Denys (0.5 mi)
  • Bitterne (1.1 mi)
  • Swaythling (1.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Pearsons, Southampton

58 London Road, Southampton, SO15 2AH

02380 233288 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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