Chilbolton Avenue, Winchester, SO22

£2,350,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Entrance Porch & Hall, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Two Downstairs Cloakrooms, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Study, Family Room, Games Room, Principle Bedroom with En-Suite, Five Further Bedrooms, Two Family Bathrooms, Separate WC, Delightful Rear Garden, Summer House, Store, Large Garage, Workshop, Driveway

The Property:

Dating back to 1908, 'Pipers Field' is a handsome detached house of red brick elevations with inset double-glazed windows under a clay tiled roof. The front door opens into a most spacious entrance hall with a fireplace and a beautiful parquet floor, this space leads to the ground floor accommodation with an imposing part panelled staircase that rises to the first floor. A double aspect study has a fireplace and provides ample space for a good home office. The drawing room extends to almost 29' in length and has an impressive bay window, fireplace and French doors that open into the rear garden. The formal dining room is a lovely square room with a bay window and fitted window seat again overlooking the rear garden and will accommodate a well-proportioned table and chairs. The family room has French doors that open onto the rear terrace, and double doors that open into the kitchen/breakfast room which is undoubtedly the heart of the house. The kitchen has been beautifully fitted with a bespoke range of wooden 'in frame' base units with sumptuous black granite worksurfaces over, a fitted 'AGA' with hotplates and ovens. The games room has had many uses over the years, an idea space for a snooker table, or it could be kitted out as a home gym. This opens to the utility room and additional cloakroom, and links neatly with the garage. The circulation space is bright and airy with windows to the front aspect and a tall window on the half landing allowing this theme to continue on the first floor. A principal bedroom has a bay window overlooking the garden with fitted wardrobes and a beautifully fitted four-piece bathroom with large walk-in shower and a standalone contemporary bath. There are five further bedrooms served by two bathrooms, although bedroom six is currently used as a dressing room. Outside a large block paved driveway is approached through a pair of brick piers providing access to the front door, games room and garage. The rear garden is enclosed and the well-tended lawn wraps neatly around the property with a sun terrace directly behind the house.

The Location:

Situated on the western edge of the City, this property is set back from Chilbolton Avenue and easily accesses a network of paths through woodland, allowing for stunning walks into the surrounding countryside to Crab Wood, Farley Mount and Sparsholt, home to the renowned 'Plough' public house. Within easy access are day to day amenities including Waitrose, Friarsgate doctors' surgery, pharmacy and other shops on Stoney Lane. The railway station is a comfortable stroll away with a direct train service to London Waterloo in about 60 minutes. The M3 is approximately 3 miles away offering direct access to London and the South Coast. The A34 is also easily accessible providing access to the A303 and the Midlands. Heathrow and Southampton Airports are 55 and 12 miles away respectively. Winchester offers a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities with a selection of boutiques, restaurants, cafés and a farmer's market twice monthly. There are also a range of cultural opportunities including the theatre, the City museum and the military history museum. Local primary schooling can be found at Westgate 'through school', as well as Peter Symonds sixth form college being close to hand. The City is also home to highly regarded educational establishments including Winchester college, St. Swithun's and Pilgrims' school. With other preparatory schools situated locally including Farleigh and Twyford. Excellent sports facilities including the 'Racquets' tennis club and the Royal Winchester Golf Club are moments away.

Directions:

From our High Street office proceed up Romsey Road and turn right onto Clifton Terrace. Proceed over the mini roundabout onto St. Pauls Hill, pass the train station, and then left onto Stockbridge Road. Proceed up Stockbridge Road and at the mini roundabout turn left, then immediately right and the property will be found on the left-hand side.

Viewing:

Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).

Services:

All mains' services are connected.

Council Tax:

Band H (rate for 2021/22 £3,736.18pa).

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01962 807026

Belgarum Estate & Letting Agents

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