5 bedroom detached house for sale

Christchurch Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

Guide Price £1,650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Wonderful late Victorian detached family home
  • A generous South/East facing garden
  • Scope to extend, refurbish and improve (subject to consents)
  • Many period features and good sized rooms
  • Off road parking, twin driveway and double garaging
  • Close to the City and excellent local schools
  • No forward chain
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique opportunity to purchase a fine late Victorian home circa 1896 with development potential.

Location

Christchurch Road is a superb late Victorian family house offering considerable scope. The city centre is situated approximately ¾ of a mile to the north of the property, providing a wealth of shopping, recreational and cultural facilities, an excellent range of restaurants and pubs, cinema and theatre. There are beautiful walks along the River Itchen and its water meadows leading to Cathedral Close and the world renowned Winchester College.

Communications are first class with Winchester main line station providing a regular train service to London Waterloo (approximately 59 minutes). The M3 is on Winchester's doorstep providing access to the South and the M27 coastal motorway with London to the North, the A34 to the Midlands and the A303 and A34 providing access to the West Country. The New Forest is within easy reach, as is the South Coast with its sailing on the Solent. Southampton International Airport is nearby, approximately 10 miles, and provides an ever increasing service to both domestic and European destinations.

Education in and around Winchester is first class with schools including Prince's Mead, Pilgrims, St Swithun's, Winchester College and Twyford School all within easy reach, and the property also lies in the very popular catchment area for St Faith's School.

Description

A distinctive and characterful detached family home requiring some updating and modernisation, however very much lending itself to a tremendous scope for further development and extension (subject to planning/consents)

Built in around 1896, this late Victorian residence has beautifully proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors, extending in all to over 3000sq. ft.

The property is approached through a large and welcoming reception hall with staircase leading to the first floor, a style typical for a house of this importance. There is a large drawing room, separate large dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, study, larder/utility and cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there are 5 excellent bedrooms a separate bathrooms and separate shower room.

The existing garage may allow for conversion into a useful addition to the ground floor living space, whilst the existing conservatory to the side of the kitchen offers the potential for a substantial side return extension. For those wanting more garaging. from the 2nd (Lower Stanmore Road) entrance, there is scope for a replacement garage or car barn.

All suggested alterations or additions are subject to obtaining the usual consents.

OUTSIDE
From Christchurch Road a driveway provides access and parking at the front of the house and to the double garage. The gardens to the front are limited, protected from the road by mature hedgerow, and a pathway leads round from the front of the house round to the side and to the main door to the house. The pathway continues through a wrought iron gate leading on to the rear gardens.

The rear gardens are laid mainly to lawn and are extensive, with an overall plot size of approximately 0.35 acres, importantly there is a separate access which can be found on the Stanmore Lane side of the property.

Overall a wonderful opportunity for the family and those seeking to create their long term family home.

Square Footage: 2,662 sq ft
Acreage: 0.35 Acres

Directions

Leave Winchester on Southgate Street and continue, taking the 3rd right-hand turn into Beaufort Road. Continue up Beaufort Road, taking the left-hand turn into Christchurch Road and continue, passing through the section where the road narrows and beyond for approximately 200 yards before the T-junction with Stanmore Lane. The property will be found on the left-hand side.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 February 2018

Nearest stations

  • Winchester (1.1 mi)
  • Shawford (2.1 mi)
  • Chandlers Ford (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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1 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8RZ

01962 460041 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Winchester (1.1 mi)
  • Shawford (2.1 mi)
  • Chandlers Ford (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Winchester

1 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8RZ

01962 460041 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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