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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lee-On-The-Solent, Hampshire

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Property Description

Key features

  • An Impressive Detached Family Home
  • 4/5 Double Bedrooms, Master with En-Suite
  • Four Reception Areas
  • Two Conservatories
  • Detached Home Office / Studio
  • Two Garages, Off Road Car Parking
  • Enclosed Rear Garden
  • Close to Waterfront
  • Annexe Potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY SUMMARY In 1884, a wealthy Dorset land owner purchased much of the land in the area and spent the next twenty five years investing in Lee-on-the-Solent, to develop the settlement into a 'watering spa'. The Victorian era saw expansion of Lee-on-the-Solent with building of grand houses, the pier and a branch railway. When the pier first opened in 1888 it provided a stopping point for paddle steamers which ran between Southampton, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. It is understood that No.19 was built in approximately 1898, in a time when there was great excitement as the area developed into a seaside resort, with a number of impressive, red brick villas being built. This family home which provides over 2,260 sq ft of living accommodation is likely to be one of the primary residences of that era. The accommodation is arranged over two primary floors and comprises; porch, living room, drawing room, dining room, kitchen, family room, two conservatories and a garage on the ground floor with four bedrooms, one having an en-suite shower room, family bathroom and separate cloakroom on the first floor. Within the grounds are a second garage and home office/studio, ideal for those looking to work from home, being in a sought after location within a stone's through from the beach and within level walking distance of Lee-on-the-Solent's range of amenities, close by is the renowned tennis club with squash courts, Portsmouth Naval Gliding club and Hampshire Aeroplane club, Lee-On-Solent sailing club and golf clubs, wind surfing amenities are close by, as well as local independent shops, restaurants and public houses. School catchment area for Lee-On-Solent Infant and Primary School, Bay House Secondary School and Sixth Form as well as Meoncross Private School. The property has been sympathetically restored, retaining a number of the original character features, however adding modern day facilities, an enclosed rear garden with feature areas, providing both security and privacy, early internal viewing of this impressive, detached family home is strongly recommended in order to appreciate both the accommodation and location on offer.

ENTRANCE Brick retaining wall with fence panelling over, gateway providing pedestrian access leading to crazy paved pathway with arched pergola over, mature shrubs, evergreens and bushes to one side with lawn to other side and low privet hedge, covered bin storage area, access to main front door, further twin wooden gates leading to car hardstanding area to the front of the garage measuring approximately 16'7" in depth, outside meter box, electric light, main front door with glazed panel with matching windows to one side, leading to: 

PORCH Glazed panelled roof, windows overlooking garden and main front door, tiled flooring, internal sash window providing light to living room, internal part-glazed door, leading to: 

LIVING ROOM 14' 3" x 11' 7" (4.34m x 3.53m) Curved ceiling, ornate dado rail, double radiator, panelled door to hallway, power points, high skirting boards, feature marbled granite surround fireplace with ornate shelving with granite hearth and inlay, ceramic tiled. 

HALLWAY Balustrade staircase rising to first floor with understairs storage cupboard, radiator, high ceiling with coving, dado rail, doors to primary rooms. 

DRAWING ROOM 17' 11" into bay x 15' 7" (5.46m x 4.75m) Bay to rear aspect with central door leading to rear garden with matching windows to either side, ceiling rose and coving, dado rail, power points, two radiators, serving hatch to kitchen, panelled door, wall lights, dimmer switch, central chimney breast with Italian marble surround and hearth, built-in dressers to either side with range of shelving and mirrors, one incorporating wine rack and drawer, high skirting boards. 

DINING ROOM 16' 9" into bay window x 15' 7" (5.11m x 4.75m) Curved ceiling with ceiling rose, marble surround fireplace with arched inlay and hearth with exposed brick, built in feature alcove bookcase, sash style window to front aspect overlooking garden, high skirting boards, power points, two radiators, wall lights, fire rated door leading to: 

GARAGE 1 / GYM 18' 2" x 8' 3" (5.54m x 2.51m) Double skinned construction, fully insulated and skimmed plastered with tiled flooring, remote control sectional and insulated roller up and over door (with foundations under the garage door to provide the option to change the use (subject to planning permission), stable style door with windows to either side and cat flap leading to rear courtyard, power points, fluorescent tube lighting. 

CLOAKROOM Close coupled w.c, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, window to side aspect, mirror, light and shaver point.


KITCHEN 11' 7" x 10' 11" (3.53m x 3.33m) Comprehensive range of matching wall and floor units with work surface over, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, chimney breast with range style cooker incorporating lighting over, dresser style unit with matching doors and handles with work surface over, serving hatch to drawing room, two wall mounted units over with glazed fronted doors, spice rack and spice drawers, vinyl flooring, radiator, space for washing machine, space for free standing fridge/freezer and slim-line dishwasher, double glazed window to side aspect, glazed panelled door leading to: 

FAMILY ROOM 11' 8" x 11' 0" (3.56m x 3.35m) Sash style window to side aspect, twin wooden framed doors with narrow window to one side leading to sun lounge with further window to one side, high level shelf, power points, built-in storage cupboard with storage space over housing 'Baxi' boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating with hot water cylinder and pump system (not tested), wood laminate flooring, twin glazed doors leading to: 

CONSERVATORY 1 11' 4" x 7' 6" (3.45m x 2.29m) Polycarbonate glazed roof, low retaining wall with low sill over, double glazed wood surround windows to three aspects overlooking garden, tiled flooring, twin doors leading to rear garden, wall lights. 

CONSERVATORY 2 8' 3" x 8' 2" (2.51m x 2.49m) Twin doors leading to courtyard to the front and matching doors with full height windows and cat flap to the rear leading to the rear garden, polycarbonate glazed roof, tiled flooring.


FIRST FLOOR Mezzanine landing to side with window to side aspect, balustrade staircase leading to primary landing.


PRIMARY LANDING Balustrade, textured ceiling and coving, doors to primary rooms, folding glazed panelled door leading to inner landing, double doored built-in storage cupboard, dado rail.


BEDROOM 2 17' 11" into bay window x 15' 7" (5.46m x 4.75m) Sash style bay window to rear aspect with sea glimpses (between flats to the rear) towards the Solent and the Isle of Wight in the distance, two double radiators, central chimney breast with cast iron surround fireplace with ceramic tiled inlay, textured ceiling and coving, rectangular wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboards and shelving under, power points, dado rail. 

BEDROOM 3 14' 3" x 11' 7" (4.34m x 3.53m) Twin sash style windows to front aspect looking towards St Faith's Church with two radiators under, corner chimney breast with cast iron surround fireplace and tiled inlay, vanity unit with wash hand basin, mixer tap and cupboard space under, mirror, light over with shaver point, panelled door, power points, textured ceiling and coving. 

BEDROOM 1 15' 8" x 13' 9" (4.78m x 4.19m) Sash style bay window to front aspect with views over garden towards St Faith's Church in the distance, matching sash window to side aspect, built in wardrobe, vanity unit, radiator, textured ceiling, power points, access to loft space, cast iron surround fireplace with tiled inlay, door to:


EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fully ceramic tiled shower cubicle with panelled door, heated towel rail, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap with mirror and light over, close coupled w.c., with twin flush, feature shelf and built in high level cupboard, tiled flooring, extractor fan. 

SEPARATE CLOAKROOM Close coupled w.c., with twin flush, wash hand basin, window to side aspect, high level feature book shelves, ceramic tiled to half wall level. 

FEATURE BATHROOM Suite comprising; double ended central bath with mixer tap and separate shower attachment, circular rail and curtain over, fully ceramic tiled to floor and walls, window to side aspect, close coupled w.c., vase style wash hand basin with mixer tap, mirror and lighting over, panelled door, heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM 4 11' 8" x 9' 9" to front of chimney breast (3.56m x 2.97m) Built-in period wardrobe to one side of chimney breast, cast iron surround fireplace with wooden mantle over, power points, two radiators, sash style window(s) to rear aspect with sea glimpses (between flats to the rear), wall mounted wash hand basin with light over with shaver point, textured ceiling and coving, panelled door. 

OUTSIDE To the front is a brick retaining wall with fence panelling over, gateway providing pedestrian access leading to crazy paved pathway with arched pergola over, mature shrubs, evergreens and bushes to one side with lawn to other side and low privet hedge, covered bin storage area, access to main front door, further twin wooden gates leading to car hardstanding area to the front of the garage measuring approximately 16'7" in depth. To the rear of the garage and conservatory 2 is a courtyard with external cold water tap, outside meter box, mature shrubs, evergreens and bushes.
Directly to the rear of the property accessible from the drawing room and the conservatories is a southerly facing garden with patio area, outside cold water tap, laid to lawn with stepping stone pathway, to one side is a pergola covered with wisteria and a patio area, the stepping stone pathway leads to a further rear covered area of matching design with mature shrubs, evergreens and bushes.
From this area is a shingled area with a rear pedestrian gateway and access to both the garage and the studio, the twin double doors from the garage provide possible access to store a small boat. In the centre of the garden is a pond and further range of trees and bushes with a Mediterranean style, directly behind the drawing room is a crazy paved patio area with curved retaining wall and matching pathway leading to the garage, to the left hand side of the garage is a space for the storage of logs etc.


GARAGE 2 16' 9" x 9' 4" maximum (5.11m x 2.84m) Twin doors leading to side and potential hardstanding for a boat, windows to side and rear aspect with rear pedestrian door leading to garden, remote control roller door leading to hardstanding area accessible via an adopted tarmac service road, external lighting, power points.Double skinned construction, insulated slab with foundations that continue under garage doors.


STUDIO 9' 10" x 6' 7" (3m x 2.01m) Feature central lantern light roof with frosted glazed panels, glazed panelled door leading to patio area with further stable style door leading to second patio area with pergola over and windows to either side, tiled flooring, ceiling coving, lighting, power points. 

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28 July 2016


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