Bassett

£800,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This spacious detached property is located in a highly sought after residential area that has been long regarded as one of Bassett's most aspired locations.

Owner Comment

''This is a perfect house for a modern growing family. Great internet & WiFi and has been a perfect location to travel in all directions.''

Introduction

The street was originally developed in the post war era of the 1950's and now offers a pleasing variety of high value, individual detached houses that create an impressive scene. The stylish and well presented accommodation is complemented by plantation shutters throughout and has been thoughtfully extended to provide excellent options for the growing family and could appeal to upsizing or downsizing purchasers seeking a quality home within a secure gated setting. The plot is a quarter of an acre and the delightful leafy outlook at the rear is an attractive feature of this fine family home.

Description

The central hall creates a favourable impression when entering the property and a staircase ascends to the first floor. Quality hardwood flooring flows seamlessly through to the principal reception rooms and the cloakroom is positioned at the rear. The coats and understairs cupboards offer useful storage space and the full height double shoe cupboard features mirrored doors. The lounge is a cosy reception room and enjoys a front aspect with the limestone fireplace providing a pleasing focal point for the room whilst flanked by full height book shelving with background lighting and low level cabinets. An open aspect leads through to the snug room that displays engineered oak flooring and glazed double doors enjoy views over the garden and is ideal for relaxation time in front of the TV. Positioned on the opposite side of hall can be found a generous dining room that is perfect for formal dinner parties or informal family gatherings. It enjoys an attractive outlook to the front and features two cabinets. The study has a fitted cupboard and is currently arranged as a boot room but offers the option of being used as a home office. The superb kitchen/breakfast room is an appealing space and is the central hub of the ground floor layout boasting a ceramic tiled floor. There is a range of white fronted wall and base units that have granite work surfaces incorporating a sink unit and a mixer tap. The matching central hardwood breakfast table creates a wonderful social space and is ideal for interaction with young children or guests. Fitted appliances include a double oven/grill and a four ring gas hob with an extractor hood and a dishwasher. A wide window provides natural light and pleasant views over the garden whilst glazed double doors lead to the patio. A traditional pantry cupboard is positioned on the right. The utility room has a work surface together with matching base units that incorporate a fridge and freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble drier. An internal door permits access to the second utility room that has wall and base units with a door on the left opening to the garage. The home office is found at the rear and is a good size with the option of being used as a playroom/ground floor bedroom/ gym etc or could be combined with the garage and second utility room to create an annexe.

The first floor landing corridor has an airing cupboard and doors leading to all rooms. The well proportioned master bedroom is a large double and enjoys an attractive leafy outlook to the front. Bedroom two is generous in dimensions and also has front views. A door provides access to the en-suite shower room that features a stylish modern white suite with fully tiled walls. Bedroom three is double in size overlooking the rear garden and also boasts an en-suite shower room. Bedroom four has a deep linen cupboard and is adjacent to the master bedroom with the option of being utilised as a dressing room. Bedroom five is still larger than average and a particular feature is the recessed area over the stairs that with cushions makes a cosy sitting area. The family bathroom is well appointed with a modern quality five piece white suite that includes a wet room style walk-in shower area complemented by fully tiled walls.

Outside

A low brick wall denotes the front of the driveway and is interspersed with brick pillars and impressive wrought iron railings. The matching sliding automated wrought iron gate opens to the extensive block paviour driveway that provides off road parking/ turning for numerous vehicles. An outside tap and sensor activated floodlighting is installed. The lawned area on the opposite side of the street also belongs to the property and the wooded area beyond the hedge extends as far as The Avenue. The larger than average attached garage has an insulated, automatic, electronic door and was built specifically to house a large car. A wrought iron gate set in brick pillars is found on the right of the house leading to the rear garden.

The level rear garden is an outstanding feature of the property and offers an attractive sylvan outlook. A paved patio provides the perfect place for al fresco dining and relaxing on sunny days and warm evenings. An outside tap and external lighting is installed. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs, low box privet hedging and trees that ensure an attractive vista whilst an additional patio has a pergola with climbing plants and a shed nestles in the top left hand corner.

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 and popular Nuffield Theatre are also found nearby that host 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.

Agent Note

This impressive home benefits from gas central heating, double glazing and a security system.

Directions

Proceed out of the city in a northerly direction along The Avenue and upon reaching the roundabout head straight over onto Bassett Avenue. Filter over into the right hand lane and upon reaching the Chilworth roundabout take the second exit right onto Bassett Green Road (A27). Take the first right into Bassett Wood road and next left into Bassett Wood Drive and then turn immediately right. The property will be found further along on the left hand side (post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO16 3PT).

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Charles Powell

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