Chandlers Ford

£1,295,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5


Introduction

Occupying one of the most prestigious locations in Chandlers Ford, is this elegant and imposing Edwardian home having been beautifully and lovingly upgraded by our clients whilst retaining all of its period splendour. With versatile accommodation extending to 3000sqft, this stylish home enjoys high ceilings, ornate coving and friezes, picture rails, large picture windows affording much natural light and feature fireplaces within the majority of the rooms. The grandeur of this residence is exemplified by the impressive entrance hall and spacious landing which, coupled with the high ceilings create an enjoyable feeling of space and light. The property has been fully refurbished in recent years with luxurious bathroom suites and sanitary ware, including a sauna and a magnificent bespoke kitchen breakfast room which is centred around a reconditioned Aga and benefits from extensive hand made units and granite worktops. This is supplemented by a walk-in larder and substantial utility/laundry room. The four well sized reception rooms are flexible in their usage and there are five double bedrooms on the first floor all with fitted storage. Situated upon the tranquil Lakewood Road, within catchment of the high regarded Thornden School, the property sits almost central to its established gardens of 0.35 acre which offers a high degree of privacy and seclusion as well as a double garage and ample parking.

Description

A solid oak door opens into the grand entrance hall where evidence of its Edwardian splendour are prominent including a feature fireplace with woodburning stove, high ceiling with ornate roses and architraving and an impressive half turn staircase to the first floor. There is a useful cloaks cupboard and boot room within the entrance hall and a downstairs WC. There are a host of lovely reception rooms, all of which enjoy large windows and splendid fireplaces. The sitting room is dual in aspect with a square bay window and lovely fire surround. The study is of excellent dimensions with built in storage, feature fireplace and door to the side garden. The family room is grand and enjoys the feature iron fireplace with timber surround. Whilst cosy, the snug is centred upon a high brick fireplace with tall mantle and side cupboards. The kitchen breakfast room is exquisite, equipped with a host of bespoke wall and base units beneath granite worktops. It is centred around the pretty Aga and surround and also a feature built in dresser and wine cooler. The room is of excellent proportions able to accommodate a farmhouse size table and chairs and hosts double doors to the garden. Lovely features include a concealed fridge/freezer, walk in pantry and steps down to the exceptional utility room which hosts the airing cupboard and floor to ceiling storage, sink with work surfaces and washing and drying area.

The landing is gorgeous affording lovely views from the large picture windows and its vastness is enhanced by the high ceilings and picture rails. The principal bedroom enjoys a suite of wardrobe space and steps down to the luxurious ensuite comprising double glass shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin with storage. A door leads to the sauna. All the remaining bedrooms feature wardrobe space and original fireplaces and are served by the elegant family shower room which comprises a large glass shower cubicle, wash hand basin with vanity unit, low level WC and airing cupboard.

Outside

The property is approached from the road via an attractive paviour driveway with parking for several vehicles. The gardens encompass the property and provide a high degree of privacy and seclusion. The maturity of the grounds is a real feature of the house including established shrubs and well stocked borders studded with mature oaks and ornamental trees. To the rear is a patio area to enjoy the south easterly aspect and the ornamental pond. There is secondary access to a double garage with metal up and over door and storage over. Courtesy doors access a decked area within the rear garden and there is secure side pedestrian access. To the side is a productive growing area.

Location

Chandlers Ford is a popular residential area and the local railway station is found within walking distance. An extensive array of local shops, cafes and pubs are found within close proximity and the area is also well served by Asda and Waitrose superstores. Excellent lines of communication via the M3 & M27 motorway networks allow easy access to regional towns and cities and Southampton city centre is approximately seven miles distant. A host of further day to day facilities are found nearby at Eastleigh including the Vue cinema complex.

Agent Note.

The property is served by gas central heating and mains drainage.

Directions

From Fyern Arcade take Brownhill Road and the third turning on the right hand side into Lakewood Road where the property can be found on the right hand side before the junction at Merdon Avenue.

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Charles Powell

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