Banister Park

£625,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Boasting the most coveted location in a highly sought after development this impressive detached double fronted property combines the benefits of an imposing traditional design with a modern specification.

Owner's Comments

“We have loved living in this tucked away plot in Marshall Square. We enjoy sitting in our sunny garden and often get the chimenea going in the evening. We will miss being part of the friendly community here.”

Introduction

The spacious accommodation is ideal for the growing family and could also suit downsizing purchasers seeking a quality home within walking distance of The Common and city centre. A unique feature is the guest suite positioned above the detached double garage that offers exciting potential for rental income as a studio apartment or could be utilised as a home office/gym. The sizeable loft has, subject to planning consents, scope for conversion whilst off road parking for at least four cars is rarely found so close to the city.

Description

The entrance porch has courtesy lighting and a half glazed composite door opens to the central reception hall that creates a welcoming entrance to the property and features oak laminate flooring that flows seamlessly through to the reception rooms. An ornate spindled staircase ascends to the first floor and the cloaks/utility room is found on the right that has a close coupled WC and a work surface with a wash hand basin. There is plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer together with a side aspect window, part tiled walls and a tiled floor. The sitting room is found on the right of the hallway enjoying a front aspect bay window and offers scope for a home office or music room. The exceptional sized kitchen/dining room has front and rear facing windows that ensure an abundance of natural light and is an outstanding feature of the property. The open social flow of this impressive space is ideal for young families and the dining area includes a front aspect bay window whilst the kitchen area benefits from a view towards the rear garden. There is an extensive range of wall and base units that have granite work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink unit and a mixer tap. Fitted appliances include a double oven/grill and a four ring hob with a cooker hood over, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and an additional freezer. Oak flooring is found in the dining area and the kitchen floor is tiled. Two vertical chrome radiators are installed and a half glazed door leads to the side paved area. The lounge is approached via double doors from the hallway and is a comfortable reception room and features a mantelpiece with a coal effect gas fire that is a pleasing focal point for the room. A bay window and a further window have views of the rear garden.

On the first floor the landing has an ornate spindled balustrade, a side aspect window and a large hatch with a retractable ladder allowing access to the sizeable loft space. The airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder and has linen shelving. Boasting a rear aspect with a bay window, the master bedroom benefits from two fitted double wardrobes with hanging space and shelving. The en-suite has a double shower cubicle with a mixer tap and tiled surround. There is a close coupled WC, a pedestal wash hand basin with a mirrored medicine cabinet and glass shelf and shaver socket over, part tiled walls and a chrome heated towel rail together with frosted rear aspect window. Bedroom two is a larger than average double also having a rear aspect and incorporates a fitted double wardrobe. Bedroom three is of generous proportions with a fitted double wardrobe and an outlook to the front from the bay window. Bedroom four also has a bay window with a similar aspect to the front. Tastefully appointed the stylish family bathroom features a modern three piece white suite comprising a shower bath with a mixer tap. The wash hand basin has a mirrored medicine cabinet, a glass shelf and a shaver socket. There is a close coupled WC and fully tiled walls together with a chrome heated towel rail and a frosted front aspect window that completes the specification.

Outside

Approached through ornate double wrought iron gates the brick paved driveway allows off road parking for at least four vehicles that is rarely found so close to the city centre. The front garden is laid to lawn with a path leading to the front door and a gate on the left allows access to a paved side area. The detached double garage has twin up and over doors with a door opening to the inner hall of the studio and houses the independent boiler.

Guest Suite

Positioned above the garage and approached from a side door that opens to the hall where stairs ascend to the studio. Here a shower room has a double cubicle with a mixer tap and a tiled surround. There is a close coupled WC, a wash hand basin and an extractor fan. The studio is a spacious area featuring two front aspect dormer windows and a foldaway bed unit that incorporates a wardrobe.

The rear garden is laid to lawn with well stocked shrub borders and a paved patio that is the ideal place for relaxing on summer days and entertaining family and friends. A paved area is found to the left of the house and a small ornamental fish pond has a waterfall. An outside tap, courtesy lighting and water butt are provided whilst a gravelled area is found to the right where the garden shed is positioned.

Location

Banister Park is a very popular and sought after residential area being conveniently placed for a level walk to the city centre in approximately ten minutes with the Common also found close by. The central railway station is found just off Commercial road whilst a variety of local shops, bars and cafes are nearby in Bedford Place with a Co-Op convenience store found in Archers road. The city centre features numerous pleasant parks and extensive high street shopping facilities including the West Quay shopping mall that now boasts a multitude of restaurants and the impressive Cinema de Lux. Frequent bus services pass nearby serving all parts of the city.

Additional information

The tenure is freehold. There is an annual estate charge payable circa £250 pa for the maintenance of the play park, lawned areas and the lighting in the central square.

Directions

Proceed in a northerly direction out of the city along The Avenue and just before The Common turn left into Northlands road. At the mini roundabout turn left into Marshall Square and then turn left. As the road bears to the right head straight on through double gates and park here, post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO15 2PB.

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Charles Powell

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