Bassett

£595,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Introduction

Enjoying a prime position in this highly favoured street this spacious detached property was built circa 1982 facing towards Bassett Wood and enjoys a leafy outlook at the rear. Boasting well appointed accommodation that is arranged over three storeys the layout is ideally suited to growing families and is convenient for access to the University campus in Highfield and the General Hospital. The large balcony that is approached from the lounge is a notable feature and, subject to planning permission, the integral double garage offers scope for conversion. The property is now offered for sale for the first time since 1985 when the current owners moved in.

Description

The entrance porch has a sensor activated courtesy light, a smartphone linked Ring doorbell and a double glazed door opening to the spacious hallway. Here quality laminate wood flooring flows seamlessly throughout the ground floor and stairs ascend to the first floor whilst an internal door connects to the integral double garage. There is a storage space under the stairs with shelves, light and fitted door. The ground floor bedroom is a double and has three fitted wardrobes with overhead storage and a window looks towards the woodland. The adjacent cloakroom has a modern white suite with scope to be enlarged and can become an en-suite shower room if desired.

On the first floor the spacious landing includes the airing cupboard that houses a Megaflo hot water cylinder and a shelf. A window has a view to the woodland and a staircase rises to the second floor. Positioned at the front the spacious lounge has a stone fireplace with a coal effect gas fire that is a focal point for the room. Dual aspect windows combine with the sliding patio door to create excellent natural light. The view to the opposite woodland is further enjoyed from the large balcony that serves this impressive reception room. A separate dining room features double glazed doors opening to the patio and offering an attractive outlook towards the rear garden. Boasting a range of birch finished wall and base units by Taylor Made of Romsey, the superb kitchen/breakfast room also benefits from stylish granite work surfaces that incorporate a single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap, cutlery drainer and waste disposal unit. There is ample space for a table and chairs to allow for informal dining, a window overlooks the garden and a side elevation door is installed. Fitted appliances by Neff include a double oven/grill, microwave combination oven, a fridge and freezer, dishwasher and a five burner gas hob with a cooker hood above. There are part tiled walls and the tiled floor benefits from under floor heating and an electric plinth fan heater. A door leads to the utility room that continues the range of wall and base units with a granite work surface and a single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap. There is a side aspect window, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble drier and a cupboard houses the Worcester gas fired boiler.

Found on the left of the landing are two double bedrooms, one facing front towards the woods and the other enjoys views towards the rear garden. Both are double in size and benefit from fitted wardrobes. The tastefully appointed shower room displays a quality suite with a walk in double cubicle, a rainfall unit, shower mixer tap and body jets. A close coupled WC and wash hand basin with a cupboard under is provided. A chrome heated towel rail, fully tiled walls, frosted side aspect window, mirrored medicine cabinet with a light above and a tiled floor with underfloor heating complete the specification.

On the second floor the landing has a useful store cupboard and a door leads to the walk in roof space that offers excellent storage. The exceptional sized master bedroom was previously two rooms that have been combined to make an impressive room of enviable proportions. Fitted wardrobes adorn one entire wall and a further range of wardrobes have matching drawers, a dressing table, bedside cabinets with display niches and reading lights. The quality en-suite bathroom features a stylish white suite with a jacuzzi shower bath including a curved glass screen, shower mixer tap and body jets. A bidet is provided and the close coupled WC has a concealed cistern. The wash hand basin has cupboards under and a mirrored medicine cabinet above. The floor is tiled and the fully tiled walls incorporate a large mirror with background lighting. A chrome heated towel rail, side aspect window, extractor fan complete the specification.

Outside

The front garden comprises neat areas of lawn with shrubs. The driveway provides off road parking for several vehicles and twin automated up and over doors lead to the integral double garage. Steps and a path with a gate found on the right lead up to the rear garden.

Enjoying an attractive leafy outlook the garden has a paved patio extending across the rear of the house with lighting and an outside tap. Steps lead up to the lawn that has mature shrubs and trees that create an excellent degree of natural privacy and a pleasing woodland environment.

Location

Bassett is a highly sought after residential area due to the close proximity of The University campus that provides numerous facilities including The Jubilee sports complex that has an indoor swimming pool. The Turner Sims concert hall and popular Nuffield Theatre are also found nearby that host a varied programme of cultural events. The Common, Sports Centre and City Golf Course are within a short distance and provide excellent recreational open space. Access to the M27/M3 motorway network is close by and The Parkway railway station provides a fast route to Waterloo. Local shops are found in Winchester Road whilst the city centre is only two miles distant boasting major high street facilities and the West Quay shopping mall and cinema restaurant complex.

Agent Note

The property benefits from gas central heating, double glazing, a security system and CCTV. The Roof was professionally cleaned on 16/12/2016 and had “Smart Seal” put on tiles which is guaranteed for 10 years.

Directions

Head out of the city in a northerly direction along The Avenue and after passing the common turn right at the crossroads into Burgess Road. Immediately before the filling station turn left into Glen Eyre Road and bear left at the mini roundabout. Take the next right into Glen Eyre Drive and at the end turn left. Take the next right into Spindlewood Close

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Charles Powell

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