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  • Bedrooms: 5
This impressive modern property has been skillfully extended to create a spacious family home of enviable proportions that is ideally placed for access to Bassett Wood and the university campus in Highfield.


Four generous reception rooms include a large dual aspect lounge, a dining room and a study that being positioned adjacent to the shower room could be utilised as an optional bedroom. The family room approached from the kitchen boasts a vaulted ceiling and is a superb addition to the ground floor layout. The large master bedroom is well designed and includes a Juliet balcony with an attractive outlook together with a stylish en-suite shower. Four further double bedrooms are served by a family bathroom. The southerly facing garden enjoys a leafy outlook bordering other mature gardens and the established front garden ensures an attractive, private setting with off road parking and an integral garage.


The spacious vestibule has a glazed door opening to the hall that creates a welcoming entrance to the property and a stylish marble tiled shower room is positioned on the right. Stairs ascend to the first floor and laminate wood flooring flows seamlessly through to the kitchen and principal reception rooms. The large lounge is a prominent room enjoying a dual aspect with excellent natural light and an attractive outlook and the marble fireplace is a pleasing focal point. Steps and an open aspect lead up to the dining room that has a side elevation window and a further door opens to the hallway. The study features a window facing the garden and is the ideal environment for a home office but could also serve as an optional bedroom. The kitchen is of a generous size and would benefit from updating. A comprehensive range of wall and base units incorporate a double bowl single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap. Dual aspect windows ensure an abundance of natural light and an open aspect leads through to the family room. This impressive addition to the ground floor layout boasts quality laminate wood flooring together with a vaulted ceiling and triple aspect windows whilst double glazed doors overlook the rear garden. The additional separate kitchen area/utility room creates a dedicated cooking space hosting a range of base units and a complementary work surface, a rear aspect window and part tiled walls. A range cooker with a matching extractor hood and the American style fridge/freezer are to remain. Plumbing for a washing machine is provided.

On the first floor the spacious split level landing has doors allowing access to all rooms, a double airing cupboard and access to the loft space. The master bedroom is a sizeable addition and measures an impressive 19' x 16' boasting quality laminate wood flooring. A rear aspect window and double glazed doors to the front elevation Juliet balcony offer attractive views. Open wardrobes with hanging space, shelving and rails are installed. Superbly appointed, the en-suite shower features marble tiled walls and flooring. The shower cubicle has a mixer tap with a rainfall unit, a close coupled WC and a wash hand basin with a mirror over. A chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and a front window complete the specification. Bedroom two is a generous size with a full width window offering a leafy outlook of the front garden. Bedroom three is a comfortable double with views over the rear garden and three fitted wardrobes are provided. Bedroom four also has an aspect to the rear and is a double, bedroom five faces the front and is currently arranged as a dressing room. The family bathroom would benefit from some updating and comprises a three piece white suite with a panelled bath, a close coupled WC and a wash hand basin. There are toiletries cabinets, a side aspect window, part tiled walls and a marble tiled floor.


The property is set well back from the street and the tiered front garden has a host of mature shrubs and trees that create natural privacy and a pleasing outlook. The driveway allows off road parking and leads to the integral single garage that has an up and over door and a pedestrian door opens to the rear garden. A side path and gate is found to the left of the house. Benefitting from a southerly facing aspect the level rear garden enjoys an attractive leafy outlook bordering other mature established plots. A paved patio extends the full width of the property and is perfectly positioned for the best of the summer sun and is approached from the family room. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with shrubs for easy maintenance and a concrete panel shed nestles in the top left corner.


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.


Proceed in a northerly direction out of the city along The Avenue and after passing The Common turn right at the crossroads into Burgess Road. Immediately before the filling station turn left into Glen Eyre Road and bear left at the mini roundabout. Follow the road and take the second right into Glenwood Avenue where the property is the fourth property on the right as identified by our for sale board. Post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO16 3QA.

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