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Bassett, Southampton

Added on 11/09/2019
Pearsons, Southampton

Key features

  • An Imposing Detached Character Home
  • Offering Both Spacious and Versatile Accommodation
  • Mature Plot Approaching One Fifth of An Acre
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Three En-Suites
  • Detached Double Garage
  • Conservatory

Property description

Located in one of Southamptons premier locations, this imposing detached character home offers both spacious and versatile accommodation which has been subject to notable improvement by the current owner and yet still offering scope for further enhancement on a mature plot approaching one fifth of an acre.  Originally built as a four bedroom family home the accommodation can still be arranged with four bedrooms over two floors and still retaining three separate reception rooms and spacious conservatory with the rare and extraordinarily unusual feature of an impressive 28' 2" x 12' 9" recreation/games room which has a number of additional uses including home cinema or gymnasium.  Prospective purchasers should be aware that the property also has the advantage of a substantial detached double garage as well as additional attached utility room.  Subject to necessary planning and building regulations approval, these outbuildings could be converted to provide an annexe style facility or home office.  The improvements made by the current owner have blended seamlessly with the original character which includes most attractive leaded light windows as well as wood panelling in some of the rooms and a delightful focal fireplace with open hearth and oak mantle over.  This highly individual character home has only been enhanced and improved by the current owners sympathetic program of improvement and must be personally inspected in order to appreciate the quality and presentation of accommodation on offer.  Ref: CIH

Immediately upon entering the property the elegantly appointed reception hallway is approached via a substantial and well finished oak wood floor. To the front elevation is a feature oak framed lead light panel with charming window seat. Smooth plastered ceiling. Picture railing. Double glazed composite entrance door. Radiator. Beautifully preserved and finished oak wood flooring. Radiator. Spiral staircase leads to the lower ground floor. Fine wood panelled staircase rises to the first floor landing.

Low level w.c. and hand basin with vanity unit providing cupboard storage under. Wood panelling to wall surfaces. Radiator. Oak flooring to complement the reception hall. Two leaded light windows to front elevation.

SITTING ROOM 17' 4" (5.28m) x 13' 5" (4.09m):
A most elegantly appointed triple aspect room with secondary leaded light double glazed windows to front and side elevations with multi paned internal Georgian style doors leading to the dining room. The room centres around a feature brick fireplace with open hearth and substantial and imposing wooden mantle over. The partial wood panelling to wall surfaces enhance and complement the character of this home. Double radiator situated beneath the primary window. Further door leads to:-

STUDY 8' 10" (2.69m) x 6' 5" (1.96m):
Benefiting from a triple aspect giving a high degree of natural light. The property benefits from windows to three elevations. Smooth plastered ceiling. Radiator.

DINING ROOM 17' 5" (5.31m) x 13' 5" (4.09m):
Approached via the sitting room or kitchen/breakfast room, this substantial room benefits from oak wood flooring. Smooth plastered ceiling and recessed lighting. Radiator. Double glazed multi paned double doors leading to rear garden. The stable style door leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 6" (5.03m) x 15' 11" (4.85m):
Finished in a delightful farm house style and offers a comprehensive range of eye and base level units with substantial fitted dining area. There are further glazed display cabinets as well as inset one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with swan neck chrome finish mixer tap fitting. Built-in five burner gas hob with extractor hood over. Integrated oven/grill. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Partly tiled wall surfaces. Leaded light secondary double glazed windows to rear elevation. Integrated dishwasher. Substantial built-in storage cupboard.

CONSERVATORY 22' 8" (6.91m) x 22' 5" (6.83m):
The substantial conservatory is of brick and double glazed construction and offers delightful views over the rear garden. Power and light are available as well as fitted ceiling fan and the radiator ensures that this room can be used year round for all purposes.

BEDROOM FOUR/DINING ROOM 17' 5" (5.31m) x 13' 5" (4.09m):
Currently being used as a bedroom it may also be possible to gain access to the downstairs cloakroom and create a "Jack and Jill" style en suite w.c.  A delightful room with window to front elevation as well as internal window borrowing natural light from the conservatory.  Two radiators.


BASEMENT ROOM 28' 2" (8.59m) x 14' 9" (4.50m):
Exposed stone walling to two elevations as well as exposed brick work to two other elevations. Range of dimmer operated lighting. Corner bar unit. Radiator. This room could offer a number of alternative uses, subject to the necessary consents.

Wood panelling to wall surfaces. Window to rear elevation overlooking the rear garden and possible space for study/desk area. Cupboard housing hot water tank with shelving. Radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 8" (5.38m) x 13' 5" (4.09m) widening to 13' 9":
Triple aspect room. Secondary double glazed leaded light windows to front and side elevation and leaded light double glazed door leading to balcony area overlooking the rear garden. Two radiators. L-shaped range of fitted wardrobes providing useful hanging and shelf storage with additional cupboards over.

Three piece suite comprising; shower cubicle with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Tiled wall surfaces. Tiled flooring. Fitted medicine cabinet with mirror front. Extractor fan. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 17' 7" (5.36m) x 13' 5" (4.09m):
Dual aspect room with secondary double glazed windows to front and rear elevations. Two radiators.

Shower cubicle with shower and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Partly tiled wall surfaces. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM THREE 13' 6" (4.11m) x 9' 7" (2.92m):
Secondary double glazed leaded window to front elevation. Radiator. Access to:-

Three piece suite comprising; shower cubicle with tiled enclosure and shower, low level w.c. and hand basin. Window to front elevation. Tiled flooring. Fitted mirror.

Spacious room offering a comprehensive suite comprising; wood panel bath, His & Hers pedestal wash hand basins with mirrors over, corner shower cubicle with tiled enclosure and shower and low level w.c. Built-in toiletry cupboard with access to airing cupboard. Window to rear elevation. Partly tiled wall surfaces. Radiator. Fitted heated towel rail.

Set in mature grounds on a plot approaching one fifth of an acre, the property is approached by a pedestrian path, centrally located and natural mature foliage provides a high degree of seclusion. The current owners have enhanced the parking with the installation of a driveway which provides additional and more convenient parking to the property. The dropped kerb on this driveway is due to be completed imminently. Accessed via a shared driveway is a further private driveway which gives further parking as well as pedestrian access to the rear garden and access to the detached double garage.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 20' 3" (6.17m) x 20' (6.10m):
The double garage is part of a complex of outbuildings which includes a separate utility and gardeners w.c. with useful shed. The garage is accessed via an automated electric up and over door with a pitched tile roof providing additional useful storage and the utility offers partially glazed door, suitable space for washing machine as well as sink. In addition there is also a low level w.c. Tap facility and power and light available with courtesy window and door to side elevation.

Prospective purchasers will no doubt appreciate the opportunity of this may also be converted into an annexe style facility or possibly home office subject to the necessary planning consents and building regulation approval.

The rear garden is a particular feature and is particularly well maintained with a wide range of mature trees and hedging providing a high degree of natural seclusion.  Neatly trimmed lawn providing superb back drop with an extensive patio, partially enclosed by dwarf brick walling providing the ideal area for alfresco dining.  Outside censor controlled lighting as well as a useful workshop which can be found attached to the rear of the utility room which benefits from a separate gardeners w.c.

BAND:       F
CHARGE:  £2,606.78
YEAR:       2019/2020


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  • Swaythling Station1.4 miles
  • Southampton Airport Parkway Station1.8 miles
  • St. Denys Station2.1 miles
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