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  • Bedrooms: 3

Enjoying a prominent corner position this impressive detached property has been the subject of extensive and meticulous improvement and modernisation and will appeal to purchasers seeking a quality residence on the highly favoured west side of The Avenue. The bespoke kitchen/dining room is an outstanding feature and perfectly complemented by a conservatory and the lounge. Three double bedrooms are well served by an en-suite shower room and a superb family bathroom. The driveway allows off road parking for several vehicles and the plot has been professionally landscaped with the patio and rear garden enjoying a southerly facing aspect with an open yet private outlook. The sports centre and city golf course are found within walking distance further along Holly Hill.


The porch has a courtesy light and a half glazed composite door opening to the hall that creates a favourable impression when entering this appealing property. An ornate spindled staircase ascends to the first floor and has retractable storage units and an understairs cupboard. A radiator is set within a decorative grille and ceramic wood effect flooring flows seamlessly through to the cloakroom that is positioned on the right. Here there is a modern two piece white suite, a shelf, coat hooks, wood panelling to dado height, a traditional style radiator and a shoe storage drawer. The lounge is a pleasant dual aspect room enjoying excellent natural light and has southerly views of the rear garden. An air conditioning unit is installed for comfort and there is a log burner with a wooden mantel beam that is a pleasing focal point for the room. The adjacent full height cupboard has a low level child's retractable desk and double oak doors open to the kitchen/dining room. This is an outstanding feature of the property and must be seen to be appreciated. A bespoke range of wall and base units are complemented by quartz work surfaces that include a double bowl Butler sink with a mixer tap. Dual aspect windows emanate superb natural light and offer attractive views. The central island unit is adorned with a Canadian white oak surface and has a matching six seater dining table. Fitted appliances include a Rangemaster range style cooker with a five ring induction hob with an extractor hood above. There is also a fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and a microwave oven. Quality tiled flooring flows seamlessly through glazed double doors to the conservatory that also benefits from an air conditioning unit that also provides warm air and double doors allow access to the patio.

On the first floor there is an ornate spindled balustrade, a front aspect window, a hatch with a ladder allowing access to the roof space and an airing cupboard. The dual aspect main bedroom benefits from air conditioning and three double wardrobes adorning one entire wall. Double doors lead to a concealed dressing table with drawers, glass shelves and a mirror. The en-suite has a stylish modern suite comprising a cubicle with a glass screen and a remotely controlled rainfall unit together with a wash hand basin and a close coupled WC. The mirrored medicine cabinet has a bluetooth speaker and a shaver socket. A tiled floor, fully tiled walls, an extractor fan and a chrome heated towel rail complete the specification. Bedroom two also has air conditioning and is a large double enjoying a dual aspect with an attractive outlook. Bedroom three is also double in size and similarly benefits from a dual outlook. The superbly appointed bathroom displays a traditional styled white suite comprising a claw and ball foot bath with antique telephone style shower mixer tap. There is a close coupled WC, a pedestal wash hand basin, half tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, tiled floor, half tiled walls, a front aspect window and a radiator/heated towel rail.


The property enjoys a prominent corner position and the block paviour driveway allows off road parking for several vehicles. The single garage has an up and over door together with a sensor activated floodlight and a pedestrian gate to the rear garden. The area to the front and side of the garden has been professionally landscaped with railway style sleepers creating a retaining wall for the extensive lawn where low stone walling and mature shrubs are found on the left boundary. A paved path leads to the porch and leads around to the left of the house where wiring is provided for a hot tub if desired. A low level gate allows access to the southerly facing garden that enjoys an open yet private outlook. There is a paved patio, an area of artificial lawn, floodlighting and garden lights that create an atmospheric scene at nightfall.


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 out of the city in a northerly direction along The Avenue and proceed straight on at the roundabout into Bassett Avenue. Take the next left turning into Holly Hill and at the junction turn right where the property will be found immediately on the left as identified by our for sale board. Post code for sat nav purposes is SO16 7ET.

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Charles Powell

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