Bassett Green Village


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A grade two listed end of terrace cottage steeped in character enjoying an enviable position opposite the village green that is classified as a conservation area and found within walking distance of Bassett Wood.

Owner's Comments

"We have enjoyed living in a home with all the character and history of Hop Cottage as well as having the benefits of a modern smart home. The garden has provided us with an ideal space for outdoor entertaining and a peaceful area to relax.”

“We love being able to access amenities like Southampton airport, the New Forest and shopping in Southampton with such ease. Our children have enjoyed visiting the local parks and village green.”


The presentation of the property is a credit to the present owners and will appeal to the discerning purchaser seeking a home with a real sense of history. There is the added benefit of a generous landscaped rear garden with a westerly aspect to the left boundary and a sundeck located on the rear boundary with a quality studio/garden lodge. The stylish kitchen/breakfast room is an outstanding feature of the tastefully decorated accommodation that combines charm with modern touches to create the perfect ambience. The impressive master bedroom is a generous double room with a vaulted ceiling and superb en-suite bathroom whilst off road parking is provided for several vehicles.


A traditional brick porch opens to the entrance vestibule that has an oak door leading to the lounge that creates a welcoming entrance to this fine property and boasts a decorative fireplace with exposed brickwork together with ceiling beams whilst dual aspect windows let natural light flood in. An oak door opens to the dining room that has a polished limestone floor that flows seamlessly through to the kitchen and its central position ensures a cosy venue for entertaining family and friends. This room also has ceiling beams and an oak staircase ascending to the first floor with a useful storage cupboard. The stylish kitchen/breakfast room enjoys a vaulted ceiling and is the showpiece of the ground floor layout boasting a range of wall and base units with oak work surfaces that incorporate an enamel double bowl sink unit and a mixer tap. The matching island unit features a marble work surface incorporating a five burner gas hob with a high level extractor hood whilst further appliances include an oven/grill and a microwave whilst a side elevation window and half glazed door open to the side garden. An open aspect leads to the rear lobby where the cloakroom is located on the left and bedroom four offers the opportunity to be utilised as a study/ home office. Measuring an enviable size, the master bedroom has a double wardrobe and also boasts a vaulted ceiling that creates a feeling of space whilst triple aspect windows provide a light, bright and airy atmosphere. The superb en-suite bathroom displays a well appointed modern suite including a wet room style walk-in shower with a rainfall shower head, complemented with Travertine wall tiles, a chrome heated towel rail and floor tiling. On the first floor the landing has a side elevation window providing natural light. Bedroom two is a generous room that has ceiling beams and enjoys views over the green whilst there are fitted wardrobes with hanging and shelving. The "Jack and Jill" en suite shower displays a three piece white suite with fully tiled walls and tiled flooring, ceiling beams, an extractor fan and a chrome heated towel rail whilst bedroom three has pleasant views over the rear garden and is fitted with a wardrobe and shelving.


At the front of the property a paved path leads to the front door that has sensor activated lighting whilst a hedge provides natural screening. An ornate traditional styled lamp post is positioned to the right of the driveway that has sensor activated floodlighting and allows off road parking for several vehicles whilst a paved terrace approaches the quality oak gate that leads through to the side garden. Here a large gravel terrace approached from the kitchen provides the perfect place to relax and enjoy al fresco dining. Well stocked raised shrub beds also have mature espalier trained ornamental trees creating an attractive natural screen and a pergola leads to the garden.

The impressive rear garden is an outstanding feature of the property, generous in size with a westerly aspect to the left boundary ensuring the best of the afternoon and evening sunshine. Predominantly laid to lawn the garden has trees and well stocked shrub borders with a host of mature shrubs and plants together with a childrens play area with bark chippings. Positioned on the rear boundary, a large sundeck has inset led lighting and courtesy lighting and enjoys views over the garden back towards the cottage. The quality lodge provides the opportunity of a home office, gym or studio whilst a brick built store is ideal for a number of uses.


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.

Agents Notes

A character cottage benefitting from gas central heating and off road parking.


Proceed out of the city along the Avenue and proceed straight on the cross roads and at the roundabout head over onto Bassett Avenue. Filter into the right hand lane and at the roundabout take the second exit right onto Bassett Green Road (the A27). Follow the road for some distance and take the fourth turning on the right into Bassett Green Village where the house is found a short distance along on the right hand side (post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO16 3LZ).

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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