5 bedroom detached house for sale

Howard Road, Southampton

Sold STC £600,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Excellent potential buy - VENDOR SUITED!

A unique opportunity to purchase a substantial Edwardian dwelling, sat on a generous plot of around 0.19 acres, sympathetically renovated to enhance its appeal while also offering a modern twist!

The impressive dwelling, constructed in 1905, boasts an imposing detached house (with four generous double bedrooms) as well as a SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE !

A stunning rear extension to the main home features a vaulted, glass roof and provides an exceptionally bright and social, family living area with modern kitchen/dining, a utility room/WC and bi-folding doors opening to the rear garden. In addition to this is a separate lounge with bay window, an office or music room with bay window, a refitted ensuite and a well-appointed family bathroom.

The generous plot affords ample off road parking to the front and a large, established back garden also benefits from vehicular access to the rear. This impressive family home boasts a wealth of appealing features including period fireplaces, timber floors, decorative cornicing and skimmed ceilings with rosettes. An internal viewing is highly advised to fully appreciate the vast space and flexibility on offer. 

LOCATION Howard Road is situated in an established residential position within close proximity to Southampton, where the busy City Centre boasts a wide selection of shops, bars, restaurants and other amenities.

Southampton Central Train Station is just a short walk away (approximately 10 minutes) where regular services run to surrounding town and cities including London. Schools are well catered for and include Shirley Infants/Junior Schools, Upper Shirley High, Tauntons Sixth Form College and King Edward VI independent school, all within the local area. The M27 and M3 are accessible within a short drive. 

PORCH Timber front door with decorative, glazed insets and glazed side panels. 

ENTRANCE HALL Timber staircase to first floor with built-in storage cupboard. Wood laminate floor. Glazed door to courtyard garden. Doors to lounge, office/music room and dining area. 

LOUNGE A spacious, front aspect lounge. Bay window to front and further window to side. Original feature fireplace with Optimist log effect fire. Wood laminate floor. 

OFFICE/MUSIC ROOM A further, well-proportioned living room offering flexibility. Bay window to side. 

OPEN-PLAN LIVING AREA An stunning addition to the property providing an impressively bright and airy family room. The extension includes a high-specification, vaulted glass ceiling (Argon self-cleaning glass) with motorised roof vents, LED mood lighting and a fan. Windows and glazed, bi-fold doors overlook [as well as open onto] the rear garden. This spacious extension provides a sitting area, a dining room and a kitchen (described separately). 

KITCHEN Modern cupboards and drawers are fitted at base as well as eye level with glazed display cabinets, plate holders, integrated bins and a wine rack. Hardwood work surfaces are fitted over the cupboards with matching upstands (and matching window sills).

A contrasting island unit includes a granite worktop with inset sink, a breakfast bar and an integral dishwasher. Built-in appliances include a convector oven with grill, a microwave oven, an induction hob and an extractor canopy. Space is available for a tall fridge/freezer. 

UTILITY ROOM/WC Timber fronted cupboards have a work surface and an inset sink/drainer unit. Space available for a washing machine and fridge or freezer.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Window to side. Doors to bedrooms and family bathroom. 

MASTER BEDROOM Window to rear. Fitted wardrobes. Built-in airing cupboard and access to loft.  

ENSUITE Refitted suite includes a vanity unit with cupboard, a walk-in double shower cubicle (power shower) and a WC. Part tiled walls, timber effect floor, heated towel rail and screen window to rear. 

BEDROOM TWO Fitted wardrobes. Bay window to front and window to side. 

BEDROOM THREE Timber effect laminate floor. Box bay window to front and window to rear. 

BEDROOM FOUR A large fourth bedroom with a window to side. 

FAMILY BATHROOM A well-appointed family bathroom featuring a whirlpool bath with rainwater shower, music and lighting. In addition to this is a vanity unit with fitted cupboard and a WC. Tiling to walls, timber effect laminate floor and heated towel rail. Screen window to front. 

SELF-CONTAINED ANNEXE A door to the side of the building provides access to the annexe.
 

LIVING ROOM Box bay window to front. A kitchenette includes a selection of cupboards, a sink/drainer, an electric hob and space for a fridge. 

BEDROOM A double bedroom with a window to rear. 

SHOWER ROOM The suite includes a shower cubicle, a hand basin and a WC. Screen window to rear. 

OUTSIDE OF THE PROPERTY To the front of the property is a shingle driveway allowing parking for at least four vehicles, side by side. Pedestrian rear access is available on one side of the building and a shared driveway on the other side allows for vehicular access to the rear. 

GARDENS Generous rear gardens are bordered by a vast selection of established shrubs, bushes and trees, providing a good deal of screening. A paved patio extends from the back of the house with two double power sockets and an outside tap. A path to the side of the property leads to a courtyard, which offers the potential as a private garden for the annexe. The rest of the garden is largely laid to lawn and includes well-stocked flower beds.
*Please note, the also property benefits from a shared driveway to the side of the property allowing vehicular access to the rear* 

MORE INFORMATION With regards to the recently introduced stamp duty on 2nd homes. Under the new rules there is no additional stamp duty payable on the annexe as it's less than a 3rd the value of the property. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Southampton Central (0.5 mi)
  • Millbrook (0.8 mi)
  • St. Denys (1.4 mi)
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Anthony James Properties, Dibden Purlieu

1 Southward House, Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu SO45 4PT

02380 844405 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Anthony James Properties, Dibden Purlieu

1 Southward House, Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu SO45 4PT

02380 844405 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Southampton Central (0.5 mi)
  • Millbrook (0.8 mi)
  • St. Denys (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Anthony James Properties, Dibden Purlieu

1 Southward House, Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu SO45 4PT

02380 844405 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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