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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Grafton Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

Under Offer £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Highly sought after location
  • Period features throughout
  • Spacious living accommodation
  • Useful log/cycle store and cellar
  • Potential to extend subject to consents

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightful Grade II listed city townhouse located in an enviable position.


The house is tucked away along this quiet road within the heart of the desirable residential area of St Cross which lies to the south of the city within a Conservation Area. The property is situated a short distance from all the amenities of the Cathedral City, including a range of shopping, cultural and other recreational facilities, together with an excellent range of schools for all ages, both private and public, and with good access to the mainline railway station providing a direct route into London Waterloo in approximately 60 minutes. There are delightful walks within the area through the Cathedral Close and along the banks of the River Itchen and up to St Catherine's Hill. Access can be easily gained to the M3 motorway at Junction 11, the M3 in turn provides good connections to the A34 heading north and to the south with the connecting M27 coastal motorway. The nearby International Southampton Airport provides good links to the wider global aviation network.


No. 4 Grafton Road is a Grade II Listed house bearing all the delightful characteristics of the mid-19th century period, including fireplaces and sash windows. Rendered elevations under a slate tiled roof, give way to spacious accommodation arranged, over two floors and offered in sympathetic decorative order for its period. From a convenient side access into a welcoming entrance reception hall, you will instantly note the airiness of the interior, from the high ceilings and an elegant open staircase to the first floor, with a stained glass window. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with further access into a good sized cellar. The ground floor living space comprises a wonderful double reception room, with a feature open fireplace/Jet Master and a set of doors leading onto the front garden terrace. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of John Lewis of Hungerford units, leaving an area for occasional dining and freestanding furniture. From this room is an adjoining reception room, suited as a family room, studio or garden room with access outside. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a cloakroom off the hallway and a utility boot room off the entrance hall. The bedrooms are arranged from an impressively spacious open-plan galleried landing, each bedroom offers good proportions. There is a modern bathroom and an en suite off the main bedroom. The available loft space is accessible via a retractable ladder.

The plot enjoys a slightly elevated position, with a secure boundary to all sides. The front garden offers a fabulous paved terrace, with a Southerly aspect, ideal for entertaining beneath the attractive canopy; quite simply an extension of the existing internal living space via the French doors. The rear garden is conveniently accessed from the side entrance or via the rear reception room. The garden itself has a lovely relatively unobstructed open view with a pretty brick and flint wall around the lawn and decked area. The property has on street permit parking and a the usefulness of a bikes/log store upon the front terrace. There is further potential to extend the existing living space into the available side return (subject to the usual consents).

Square Footage: 1,814 sq ft

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Added on Rightmove:
18 May 2018

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