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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Compton Street, Compton, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21

£2,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant and light reception rooms with high ceilings
  • Master bedroom suite with garden views
  • Potential to update
  • Self contained annexe
  • Gardens and coach house
  • Swimming pool

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

One of the finest Georgian houses in the proximity of Winchester, Grade II listed with generous and classically proportioned accommodation extending to approx. 6,200sq ft. in the main house.

Location

St Patricks is set within one of the most sought after locations within the village of Compton. This highly regarded village has a particularly well respected primary school and there are excellent sporting facilities with playing fields and tennis courts on Compton Down with their recently built pavilion which holds a number of community functions. Opposite the property is the All Saints Church, for which St Patricks was previously the rectory until 1934.

The cathedral city of Winchester lies approximately 3 miles to the north, with its excellent range of shopping, cultural and recreational facilities, and most importantly a main line railway service to London Waterloo. The nearby village of Shawford also offers access to the main line railway network, again with a service through to London Waterloo. Schooling in the area is first class with a wide range of excellent private and state schooling opportunities including Twyford School, St Swithun’s School for Girls, Winchester College, Pilgrims School, Prince’s Mead, and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College.

The M3 motorway offers excellent access to London, the A34, A303 and the M27 to the south. Southampton International Airport at Eastleigh is easily accessible and offers a wide range of national and international destinations.

The area benefits from a number of footpaths and bridleways with excellent riding and a livery situated at the end of Compton Street.

Description

St Patricks is one of the finest Georgian houses in the proximity of Winchester, being Grade II listed and offering generous and classically proportioned accommodation extending in all to approximately 6,200 sq. ft. in the main house.

Dating back to the 17th Century, St Patricks benefits from the proportions and character typical of a house of that era. The accommodation, which is arranged over 3 floors together with 2 cellars, is typically elegant which is immediately noticeable when entering the magnificent reception hall. There are 5 principal reception rooms: the drawing room, morning room, dining room, study and office, and an excellent kitchen/breakfast room with fitted Aga. There are numerous other domestic offices and store rooms. To further add to the flexibility of the property there is a 1-bedroom annexe on the northern side of the house.

On the 1st floor there are 6 excellent bedrooms including a wonderful master bedroom suite which overlooks the garden and has an adjoining bathroom. There is a family bathroom and separate family shower room on this floor. On the top floor there are 2 excellent attic rooms and, as already mentioned, the house also benefits from cellars.

The property also benefits from an excellent outbuilding, The Coach House, this has planning permission for conversion into an annexe cottage.

Outside
To the front of the house is a gravel parking area for numerous vehicles. The gardens to the rear are laid predominantly to lawn; however, they are beautifully bordered and interspersed with maturing trees, shrubs and hedgerows providing a wonderfully established feeling to the gardens, having been beautifully tended by the current Vendors. Immediately adjacent to the rear elevation of the property is a large brick and stone terrace which provides wonderful entertaining space adjacent to the rear of the house. A pathway leads down the northern boundary of the garden, passing the coach house, to the swimming pool area, which can be found at the garden’s westernmost point beyond a further beautiful mature hedgerow. This area is also perfectly suited to entertaining, and is equally well stocked with a variety of specimen trees and plants. The gardens benefit from an aspect to the south and west of the property and are beautifully protected on all sides.

Outbuildings
A superb coach house can be found beyond the property which currently consists of 2 garages, 1 a double and 1 a single, with a loft area above. The outbuilding currently has consent to be converted into a detached annexed cottage to the main house (Planning Ref. No. W1002611/W10026/12LB – 12 October 2012).

Square Footage: 6,183 sq ft
Acreage: 0.47 Acres

Directions

From Winchester proceed along Southgate Street which continues into St Cross Road. At the large roundabout just beyond the southern outskirts take the 2nd exit signposted Compton and Shawford. Continue over the brow of the hill and take the next turning on your right into Compton Street. Continue along Compton Street past the school and church, and St Patricks will be situated immediately after the church on the left-hand side.


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26 January 2018

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