Bassett

£775,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Introduction

A generous plot exceeding a quarter of an acre in size that boasts an attractive southerly outlook with panoramic views provides the delightful setting for this impressive individual detached residence. The spacious accommodation is beautifully presented and will appeal to the discerning purchaser seeking a quality home in a highly sought after residential area. The open plan kitchen/dining room is a stunning area and the large lounge is a notable feature that includes an inglenook fireplace while there are two further reception rooms. All four bedrooms are a good size and are supplemented by two well-appointed en-suites and a family bathroom. Ample parking and turning for several vehicles is available and there is a garage with a carport. For those working from home where high speed internet is essential, we understand the house has 500mb broadband that is some ten times faster than standard.

Description

The large reception hall creates a favourable impression when entering this fine home and an ornate spindled staircase ascends to the first floor. Doors open to all reception rooms, a useful understairs cupboard is provided and the cloakroom displays a two piece white suite. The lounge is a superb reception room and features a magnificent brick inglenook fireplace that includes an open hearth and two side aspect windows. There is a further side window and a wide rear aspect bay window with a fitted seat enjoying a delightful outlook over the rear garden. Positioned at the front, the family room can be used for a variety of purposes or a ground floor bedroom if desired. The adjacent study provides the perfect home office environment and has a side aspect. The stunning open plan kitchen/dining room also has a seating area that combine to create an excellent social space that is ideal for the growing family or entertaining friends. Quality oak flooring is evident and the kitchen area comprises a range of white fronted wall and base units with background lighting and granite work surfaces that incorporate a single drainer Villeroy and Boch sink unit with a mixer tap. A peninsula unit is a natural divide from the dining area and fitted appliances include an oven/grill with a microwave, four ring induction hob with an extractor hood, a dishwasher and a tall fridge. Front and rear aspect windows together with glazed double doors offer an attractive view of the garden and ensure superb natural light. A door leads to the utility room that has a work surface with a butler sink unit together with a front window, plumbing for a washing machine, a side door and a cupboard houses the boiler.

On the first floor the landing has a colourful stained glass side panel, a spindled balustrade and antique pine doors lead to all rooms. The principal bedroom is an excellent size with a delightful leafy outlook over the surrounding area. The dressing area has a loft hatch and four fitted double wardrobes. The tastefully appointed en-suite has a wet room style cubicle with a tiled surround, rainfall unit and a shower mixer tap. There is also a close coupled WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with a toiletries cupboard below together with a side aspect window. Bedroom two is a spacious room featuring sloping ceilings that incorporate exposed beams together with front and rear facing windows and a pleasing outlook. An airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder. A door leads to the en-suite bathroom that has a Heritage suite comprising a wood panelled bath, close coupled WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Exposed beams, an extractor fan, wood effect flooring, part tiled walls and a rear aspect skylight complete the specification. Bedroom three is a comfortable double and has a pleasing triple outlook. Bedroom four is larger than average and offers a dual aspect. Two fitted double wardrobes and overhead cupboards are installed. The well-appointed family bathroom comprises a bespoke white suite by Duravit with a bath that has a folding glass screen, a shower mixer tap and a rainfall unit. A close coupled WC and a pedestal wash hand basin are installed with half tiled walls, a tiled floor, extractor fan and a chrome heated towel rail.

Outside

The brick paved driveway is approached via wrought iron double gates and allows off road parking and turning for several vehicles. The garage and carport are positioned towards the left boundary with power, lighting and useful roof storage space. A shrub border on the right boundary has a mature Scots pine tree and a gate found on the left of the house leads to the rear garden. The garden is an outstanding feature and enjoys an excellent degree of privacy offering an attractive outlook with a southerly aspect ensuring the best of the summer sun. A paved patio is approached from the kitchen and has a side area of large ornamental white pebbles, courtesy lighting and a tap. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with a central gravel path and a host of ornamental shrubs and trees that provide a wonderful mature setting. A stone paved area is found towards the top left corner where a green house is positioned. An area to the right of the house contains two large wooden sheds.

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 is also found nearby which hosts 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.

Directions

Proceed out of the city in a northerly direction along The Avenue and upon approaching the roundabout in the right hand lane, proceed straight on into Bassett Avenue. At the Chilworth roundabout take the second exit right onto Bassett Green Road (the A27). Follow the road for approximately a quarter of a mile where the property will be found on the right hand side as identified by our for sale board. The post code for sat nav purposes is SO16 3TR.

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