5 bedroom detached house for sale

Wessex Drive, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22

Guide Price £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extended 1950's detached house
  • Within walking distance to local amenities
  • Versatile accommodation throughout
  • Fabulous raised decked terrace
  • Generous well-kept organic garden
  • In/out driveway
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A superb family house with a generous sized garden.

Location

Wessex Drive is set in a desirable location in Weeke, within walking distance of the City, Railway Station, some excellent schools and a wealth of useful shops and amenities. Positioned towards the end of this cul de sac, this property's location offers the very best for family living. The immediate area of Weeke has a superb selection of shops including a Waitrose, Aldi, Boots pharmacy, dry cleaners, Post office, eateries/takeaways and a Doctor's Surgery. There are excellent local schools and wonderful recreational facilities including the tennis and squash club which is in close proximity to Wessex Drive. Steeped in history and in the splendour of once being the ancient capital of Wessex from the grand Cathedral through to the bustling High Street with its many retailers, independent boutiques, varied gastronomic delights and bars, the College lanes and around and up to Oram's Arbour to the West and St Giles Hill to the East, Winchester provides an ideal base for families, City goers, downsizers and commuters alike whilst the picturesque Itchen navigation provides pleasant walks along the Water Meadows of St Cross to the South.

For the commuter there are fast links within the hour to London Waterloo or within 20 minutes to Southampton Parkway/Airport or excellent communications for the M3/A34. Education in the City is highly regarded, providing some of the finest in the country, with both superb mainstream and private schooling available from infant/primary to University level. Overall the location for this property potentially offers the very best for City and family living.

Description

Built around the late 1950's as a 2 storey detached property, the current owner has enjoyed this fabulous family home over many years, extending the original footprint and therefore providing more accommodation and versatility to suit the everyday needs of modern living. From a welcoming entrance hall the ground floor has a living room; dining room; kitchen/breakfast room, utility/boot room with access to the garage and a cloakroom/WC. The kitchen is fitted with a wide a range of units and integrated appliances, with ample space for a dining table and chairs. From the dining and living rooms there is access onto a large raised decked terrace, providing an ideal outdoor entertaining space. From a first floor galleried landing, there are 5 bedrooms, each of excellent proportions, a good sized family bathroom and an en suite. The available loft space has potential for converting into additional living space.

OUTSIDE
The property has the convenience of an in/out driveway, with access to an integral garage. The garage has space for a car as well as additional storage space and working area with a workbench and units along the rear wall. There is a secure side gated access leading to the rear garden. The organic wildlife garden is of a generous size, with an area of lawn, feature flower beds, a vegetable/fruit patch, an ‘al fresco' seating area, storage shed, as well as the fabulous raised terrace area adjacent to the property. It is also worth noting that the garden offers a seclusion and privacy with an overall open aspect.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 October 2018

Nearest stations

  • Winchester (0.6 mi)
  • Shawford (3.6 mi)
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1 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8RZ

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1 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8RZ

01962 460041 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Winchester (0.6 mi)
  • Shawford (3.6 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

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

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