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  • Bedrooms: 5

An impressive detached residence of great character and stature positioned on a corner plot in a highly favoured area being ideally placed equidistant from the University campus in Highfield and the General Hospital. The property was designed to reflect the splendour of the Tudor era and features rendered and timbered upper elevations complemented by leaded light double glazed windows. The stylish accommodation offers a superb lounge that together with the hall boasts herringbone oak parquet flooring. The impressive open plan kitchen/dining room is the showpiece of the ground floor layout and must be seen to be appreciated. Five well proportioned bedrooms are served by two en-suites and a separate bathroom. The property is offered for sale with no forward chain and further benefits from off street parking and a garage with a small gym/home office to the rear.


The generous entrance hall creates a favourable impression when entering this fine home and herringbone oak parquet flooring flows through to the lounge. Stairs ascend to the first floor and the cloakroom displays a two piece white suite with mosaic wall tiling and two frosted windows. Positioned on the left of the ground floor layout is a superb extended lounge featuring oak herringbone parquet flooring. Front aspect windows, bi-fold doors and a roof lantern ensure excellent natural light and the tiled fireplace that includes a coal effect gas fire and two decorative stained glass windows is a pleasing focal point for the room. The showpiece of the property is the impressive open plan kitchen/dining room that boasts travertine tiled flooring and a front aspect bay window has fitted seating with storage cupboards below. In the dining area there are two fitted dresser cabinets and a marblelite mantelpiece with a coal effect gas fire. The kitchen comprises a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces and a single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap. Fitted appliances include a range style cooker with a six burner gas hob, an American style fridge/freezer, a washing machine and a dishwasher. There is a rear aspect window and glazed double doors allows access to the rear garden.

On the first floor the landing has a staircase rising to the second floor and a front aspect window. The principal bedroom is an exceptional size and boasts a bay window with a front outlook. Full height fitted wardrobes with overhead lighting adorn one entire wall. Bedroom two is a generous double with a rear outlook and benefits from fitted double wardrobes, drawers and overhead storage cupboards. A corner cupboard houses the boiler and a Megaflo hot water cylinder. Bedroom three is a larger than average double offering a pleasant dual aspect view and has the added benefit of a walk-in wardrobe and is served by a well-appointed en-suite shower room. This comprises a three piece white suite including a double cubicle with a shower unit, a pedestal wash hand basin and a close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, a tiled floor, a chrome heated towel rail and an extractor fan complete the specification. The family bathroom boasts a quality three piece white suite comprising a bath with a glass panel, shower unit together with an antique style mixer attachment. There is also a close coupled WC, a pedestal wash hand basin, two rear aspect frosted windows, a tiled floor, fully tiled walls and a chrome heated towel rail.

On the second floor the landing features a skylight and a glass display shelf with background lighting. Bedroom four is a double and features sloping ceilings that incorporate dual aspect skylights that emanate excellent natural light. A low level door allows access to eaves storage space and there is a small dressing area with a glazed gable panel. A sliding door allows access to the en-suite bathroom that has a stylish three piece suite that includes a jacuzzi bath and a low level door permits access to useful eaves storage space. Bedroom five similarly features a glazed gable panel, two skylights and also has useful eaves storage space


The property is situated on a corner plot enclosed on the front and left hand boundary by quality close boarded fencing and high holly hedging. A pedestrian gate with a camera and entry phone opens to a path that leads to the front door and a wrought iron gate set in a brick archway allows access to the rear garden. The remainder of the front garden has a lawn with mature shrubs and a deck is approached from the lounge bi-fold doors. A further gate is found on the left boundary leading to Chetwynd Road. The rear garden has a paved patio that is approached from the kitchen and a small garden shed and a tap are provided. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs and enjoys a pleasant open outlook with the westerly sun setting on the rear boundary. An automated sliding hardwood gate opens to the brick paved driveway that in turn leads to the detached garage that has an up electric and over door and a car charging point is installed. A door leads to a small room that is an ideal venue for a home office environment or workshop.


The location is 5 mins walk from the university in Southampton. This offers the vibrant culture of a Russell Group University with its cafe culture, beautifully landscaped campus, art gallery a concert hall and a Theatre (Nuffield) that are all world class. It is also a major public transport hub with buses to the city centre, the Parkway Station (trains to London Waterloo) and the Airport and the General Hospital all within a quarter of an hour bus ride. The Common, Sports Centre and City Golf Course are within a short distance and provide excellent recreational open space. 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.


Proceed in a northerly direction out of the city along The Avenue and after passing The Common head straight on at the crossroads. Filter into the right hand lane and take the second right turning into Bassett Crescent East and at the end turn left. Turn next left into Glen Eyre Road and bear left at the mini roundabout and follow the road where the property will be found on the left as identified by our for sale board. Post code for sat nav purposes is SO16 3NJ.

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