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  • Bedrooms: 4

This impressive character property is situated in a sought after location on the highly favoured west side of The Avenue on a delightful plot approaching a third of an acre. The stylish open plan ground floor layout will appeal to a wide variety of potential purchasers and the integral double garage offers scope for conversion to provide an additional reception room if desired. The superbly landscaped rear garden is an outstanding feature of the property and one of the finest we have seen in the area offering an attractive outlook with a southerly facing aspect. This fine home is perfectly positioned equidistant from the General Hospital and the University campus in Highfield with the city golf course found close by.


The porch has courtesy lighting and a composite door opens to the reception hall that creates a favourable impression when entering this appealing property. Italian marble tiled flooring flows seamlessly through to the cloakroom, dining area and kitchen/breakfast room. The stairs ascend to the first floor and a fully tiled cloakroom is positioned on the right and displays a quality two piece white suite. Offering excellent social space, the open plan lounge/dining room is an elegant reception room and the stone fireplace is a pleasing focal point and has a coal effect gas fire. The front aspect window has plantation shutters and a sliding patio door leads to the terrace and together with a window enjoys delightful views of the rear garden. An open aspect leads through to the stylish kitchen/breakfast room which boasts a vaulted wood clad sloping ceiling that incorporates skylights that emanate excellent natural light. There is a comprehensive range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces that incorporates a single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap. Three rear aspect windows enjoy an attractive outlook over the garden and a sliding patio door opens to a paved terrace. A raised breakfast table allows for informal dining. Fitted appliances include a range style cooker with a stainless steel back and a matching cooker hood, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble drier. A door links to the integral garage and a pebble effect electric fire is installed.

On the first floor the landing there are dual aspect windows and a loft hatch. The master bedroom is a generous size benefitting from a double wardrobe with a front aspect window and a further window enjoying views to the rear garden. The well-appointed en-suite features a double cubicle and a shower mixer tap. A close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin are installed together with a chrome heated towel rail and a mirror with a striplight/shaver socket above. Bedroom two is a double of enviable dimensions boasting a front and rear outlook with a suite of fitted wardrobes adorning one entire wall. Bedroom three is a large double offering a lovely view of the rear garden. Bedroom four has a similar view and is currently used as a home office with the corner airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and shelving. The impressive family bathroom features a white suite comprising a corner bath and an antique style shower mixer tap. A close coupled WC and corner wash hand basin are provided with fully tiled walls and two frosted front facing windows.


The property is positioned on a plot approaching a third of an acre and at the front is a block paviour drive that allows off road parking for several vehicles. Sensor activated floodlighting is installed and a pedestrian gate is found on the right leading to the rear garden. An automated up and over door leads to the integral double garage that houses the boiler and has power and light.

The rear garden is a sheer delight and one of the finest we have seen in the area. Superbly landscaped with an abundance of ornamental shrubs and mature trees the outlook is enchanting and an outstanding feature. A raised paved terrace is approached from the lounge and kitchen/breakfast room with low level lighting, courtesy lights and an established wisteria. Steps lead down to the extensive lower terrace that has a raised fish pond, a magnificent magnolia and ample space for sun loungers. Sensor activated lighting is installed and a paved side area has an outside tap and a door to the garage. A path on the right leads to a paved area that is the ideal place for al fresco dining. Predominantly laid to lawn the rear garden features paved paths that meander around the lower level with a covered seating area found in the top right corner. A wooden footbridge leads over a sunken garden and a path leads to a small paved area nestling under the trees. A small shed is found on the left boundary.


The Common, Sports Centre and City Golf Course, all providing excellent recreational facilities are found close by. The University and General Hospital are within the vicinity with local shops in Winchester Road. Access points to the M3 and M27 motorways are found at the end of The Avenue and Stoneham Way whilst the Parkway railway station is found at junction five of the M27 (opposite the international airport) and provides a fast and convenient route to London Waterloo. A variety of schools for all ages are found nearby.


Proceed out of city in a northerly direction along the Avenue and proceed straight on at the roundabout. Take the second turning left into Ridgemount Avenue, turn left into Ardnave Crescent and follow the road around to the right where the property will be found at the end on the left, post code for sat nav purposes is SO16 7FJ.

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Charles Powell

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