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Barnes Close, Winchester, SO23

Added on 06/04/2021
Carter Jonas, Winchester

Key features

  • 6 Bedrooms (3 ensuite)
  • Superb grounds totalling 0.56 acres
  • Garage and driveway parking
  • Self contained home office/studio

Property description

4 Reception rooms • 6/7 Bedrooms (3 en suite) • 2 Bathrooms • Kitchen breakfast room • Utility room • Stores and cellar • Lovely garden total plot over ½ acre • Self-contained office/studio • Garage • Ample driveway parking • EPC D

Sitting in a large garden in a quiet road in St Cross, one of Winchester’s most sought-after locations, Barnes Close is a handsome detached Edwardian family house. In the same family ownership for over 60 years the sale is a once in a generation opportunity. Set back from the road behind a private driveway with ample parking space the house has attractive verandas. The extensive accommodation and plot size are as shown on the floorplan and site plan. The principal entrance to the house is from the west side porch. The front door opens into the large reception hall with its oak block floor and impressive staircase. This excellent space links all the principal reception rooms of the house and there is a guest w/c shower room. The impressive drawing room and adjoining sitting room have a southerly aspect and French doors out to the garden. An excellent family room (also with doors out) is adjacent to the kitchen with a separate dining room overlooking the front drive. There is a utility room, cellar, and a boiler room off the kitchen porch. The impressive first floor landing leads to 4 large double bedrooms (2 en suite), bathroom and single bedroom/dressing room. On the top floor are 2 further double bedrooms (one en suite) which offers access to the eave’s storage areas.

The house is set back from the road behind a generous private driveway which provides ample off-street parking. There is a single garage which was extended in 2000 to provide additional self-contained studio/office accommodation with w/c and kitchenette. The large and well-tended rear garden is an outstanding and rarely available feature in a street close to the city centre. Secure gates to either side of the house allow access to the garden which gently rises away from the house. It is over 60 meters long and 25 meters wide. There are large areas of lawn with mature beds and thanks to the trees it offers plenty of scope to create a superb play area for children. To the west of the house is a lean-to car port. There is a shed.

COVID-19: Where possible we recommend a virtual viewing initially, but should you wish to arrange a physical viewing we will be following the Government Coronavirus guidance and would ask you to ensure social distancing is observed at all times to protect all of us. Viewings will be limited to a maximum of 15 minutes and only a maximum of 2 people from the same household are permitted to view. Please bring a face covering as you may not be able to enter the property without one.

Barnes Close is situated in the attractive conservation area of St Cross, a most sought-after residential location in Winchester. The city centre is only about a mile’s level walk away and has various amenities, which include shops, restaurants, theatre, cinema and leisure centre. The Ofsted “outstanding” St Faith’s Primary School, the Pilgrim’s School and Winchester College are also within easy walking distance with Twyford School, St Swithun’s and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College also easily accessible. Winchester’s mainline station has regular trains to Waterloo (in approximately 1 hour). A regular bus service runs to and from the city centre and station. Winchester offers excellent road links to London via the M3, the south coast via the M27, and north to Newbury and Oxford via the A34. Southampton Airport is 15 minutes away by road or rail giving access to Southampton and London.

TENURE Freehold. There are covenants restricting additional development in the back garden. Further information is available from Carter Jonas.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Winchester City Council



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Barnes Close, Winchester, SO23


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Winchester Station1.1 miles
  • Shawford Station2.1 miles
  • Chandlers Ford Station5.4 miles
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Carter Jonas, Winchester

9-10 Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8RZ

Carter Jonas, Winchester


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