Bassett

£495,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Introduction

This detached house is positioned on the highly favoured west side of The Avenue and enjoys an idyllic location backing onto the practice area of the city golf course with Hollybrook stream flowing through the westerly facing rear garden. The property is being offered for sale for the first time in over 50 years and has been a much cherished family home. The ground floor layout features two reception rooms that includes a dining room, an extended lounge, a cloakroom and kitchen/breakfast room. Four well proportioned bedrooms are served by a modern bathroom while off street parking and an integral garage are added benefits.

Description

The enclosed porch has a glazed door leading to the hallway that has laminate flooring, stairs ascend to the first floor and a cloakroom is positioned on the left that has a two piece suite. The dining room is a generous size and has a front aspect window. Of enviable proportions, the extended lounge is a superb size and offers a delightful view over the rear garden. The kitchen has a side aspect window and a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces that incorporate a single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap. Space is available for a slimline dishwasher, washing machine and a gas cooker. An open archway leads to the breakfast area where there is a useful larder cupboard and a glazed door and window offering a pleasing view to the garden.

On the first floor the landing hosts a hatch with a retractable ladder allowing access to the loft. The front aspect principal bedroom is of a generous size and is comprehensively fitted with wardrobes, drawers, bedside cabinets and wall mounted cupboards. Bedroom two is a double with a fitted wash hand basin and enjoys a delightful aspect over the rear garden. Bedroom three also offers a similar view and is used as a home office. Bedroom four is a large room currently used as a studio and has a front and rear outlook together with a wash hand basin set in a work surface, drawers and a double wardrobe. The bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising a bath with a shower unit, curtain and rail. There is also a close coupled WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls, a front aspect window, a mirrored medicine cabinet with a striplight, a glass display shelf and a radiator complete the specification.

Outside

At the front of the property there is a small area of lawn with shrubs and the driveway that has a sensor activated floodlight allows off road parking. A path found on the left leads to the rear garden. The integral single garage is approached via an up and over door and a further up and over door at the back facilitates access to the area behind the garage for a boat or trailer where sensor activated floodlighting and a tap are installed.

The rear garden is an outstanding feature of the property boasting a southerly and westerly aspect backing onto the practice area of the city golf course. A large two tier patio extends across the back of the house that allows ample space for al fresco dining. To the rear of the garage is a useful workshop and a wooden shed with a further shed on the right boundary. The remainder of the garden is predominantly laid to lawn with shrubs and trees that create an attractive outlook. A small footbridge crosses over Hollybrook stream that flows through the rear garden.

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 is also found nearby which hosts 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.

Directions

Proceed out of the city in a northerly direction along The Avenue and head straight over the roundabout. Take the sixth turning on the left into Saxholm Way and head down the hill turning left at the junction into Bassett Dale where the property will be found on the right hand side as identified by our for sale board. The post code for sat nav purposes is SO16 7GT.

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Charles Powell

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