Winsor Road, Southampton

£525,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Introduction

This charming period cottage is believed to date to the mid 19th century and was formerly Winsor Tea Rooms, renowned for serving medicinal tea made from water taken from the well. The property is brimming with character features including exposed beams and an ornate fireplace in the sitting room. In addition, there is a dining room and generous garden room overlooking the patio area with a raised pond. The cottage style kitchen breakfast room is supplemented by a utility room with WC, inner hall and useful storage cupboard under the stairs. Three double bedrooms are situated on the first floor with an ensuite shower room to the principal bedroom and a family bathroom with toll top freestanding bath. Ample parking is available on the driveway with a secure side gate through to the mature and private rear garden which features a summerhouse/workshop, well and orchard. The desirable village of Winsor is conveniently situated within the New Forest National Park and boasts its own pub with a local shop and amenities nearby. Easy access onto the M27 and rail links to London Waterloo from Totton, Ashurst and Southampton Airport Parkway make this an ideal location for commuters.

Description

An attractive front door with leaded glazing opens into the entrance vestibule with exposed feature beams and a staircase to the first floor. An integral gate latch door opens into the triple aspect sitting room featuring an ornate red brick fireplace and log burning stove as a centre piece to the room. To the far end, French doors open to the generous garden room with bespoke shelving crafted into the old beams. To the left hand side is a charming dual aspect dining room with various fitted shelves, and an ornamental recess for a fire. An inner hallway leads to both receptions and the conservatory as well as a useful understairs storage cupboard and utility/WC which houses the gas fired boiler. Plumbing is available for white goods with a butler sink and work surfaces. Rustic flagstone flooring extends from the inner hall into the kitchen breakfast room which offers a range of oak fronted wall and base units complemented by granite work surfaces and a solid oak breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include a five burner gas hob, single oven, fridge and standalone dishwasher. French doors open into the garden room which overlooks the patio area and mature garden via sliding patio doors. The first floor expands into an open landing and serves all three bedrooms, all double in size with dual aspects to bedroom two and three and triple aspect to the bright and airy principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a sizeable ensuite shower room and walk in shower, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and WC. The family bathroom features a claw and ball roll top bath, dual flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with corner vanity unit.

Outside

The property is approached via a tarmacadam driveway and gravel parking area for several vehicles with a walled frontage and mature raised beds. A secure side gate opens through to the private rear garden with a walled patio and pergola which abuts the rear of the property, perfect for enjoying the sunny aspect. A raised pond and water feature with steps adjacent ascend to the shaped lawn with central well. Well planted borders with mature shrubs and bushes create a pleasant screen from neighbours which meets a neatly edged seating area with shed/summer house and trellis arch to a nature garden and orchard beyond.

Location

Winsor is a very popular village situated within the boundaries of the New Forest National Park. Local schooling is well regarded with a pre-school, infant and junior school within walking distance and the property lies within catchment of Hounsdown School with a bus pick up point nearby. Other amenities include a village hall, shop, hairdresser, several local village pubs and churches. A large superstore is located within three miles with Lyndhurst, Totton and Ashurst nearby providing further amenities. The M27 is less than 3 miles away providing fast road links to London, the South Coast and beyond. Mainline rail links can be found at either Totton or Ashurst with direct services to London.

Agent Note

A period cottage benefiting from gas fired central heating and mains drainage. The property is not listed.

Directions

From our office proceed along the A36 and turn right on to Black Hill Road turning left onto Furzey Lane at the crossroads. Continue on this road under the M27 motorway and continuing onto Pollards Moor Road at the crossroads. Turn right at the T-junction on to Winsor Road and Winsor Cottage can be found a short distance on the right hand side.

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Charles Powell

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