This impressive residence has been skillfully extended and offers tastefully appointed accommodation that is ideally suited to large families with the added advantage of an attached two bedroom annexe that could provide additional accommodation for relatives or as a lucrative rental opportunity. The property occupies a double width plot that provides off road parking for several vehicles as well as a single garage whilst the front and rear gardens have an attractive leafy outlook.
The superb reception hall creates a welcoming and impressive entrance to the property with separate staircases ascending to the first floor and ample coats storage is provided. Quality tiled flooring flows seamlessly through to the kitchen and a cloakroom is positioned on the right that has a two piece white suite. A door allows access to the annexe and an internal laundry room also has a tiled floor, an oak work surface and three base cupboards. The lounge is a comfortable reception room enjoying a dual aspect that ensures excellent natural light and the open brick fireplace and chimney breast is a pleasing focal point for the room. A glazed door opens to the deck and front garden that is ideal for relaxing on sunny days. A door links to the study that has a front aspect window. An open aspect from the lounge leads through to the dining room where a glazed door opens to a covered seating area which enjoys views to the garden. The spacious kitchen is an outstanding feature of the property and is arranged in two adjoining areas that combine to provide ample space for a table and chairs and two feature roof lanterns provide an abundance of natural light. A comprehensive range of wall and base units are complemented by oak work surfaces that incorporate a breakfast bar and a single drainer unit with a mixer tap. Fitted appliances include a four ring electric hob with an extractor hood over and a glass back, a double oven/grill and a microwave together with a dishwasher. Plinth lighting and inset ceiling LED lighting create a relaxing ambience at nightfall and space is available for an American style fridge/freezer whilst an understairs cupboard offers useful storage space. Two sets of sliding patio doors allow access to the deck and the covered seating area creating a pleasing social flow. The utility room similarly has a tiled floor, oak work surface, wall and base units and plumbing for a washing machine. A door opens to the second cloakroom that has a tiled floor and displays a two piece white suite and houses the boiler. The main landing serves the master bedroom, the family bathroom and bedroom two with a further staircase ascending to the right hand loft bedroom. Two rooms have been combined to create a superb master bedroom that could revert back to individual bedrooms if desired. An extensive range of wardrobes are provided and front aspect windows have a pleasing view. A door opens to a large front aspect room that serves as a private study but alternatively could be utilised as a further double bedroom with access also available from the left hand landing.
Bedroom two is double in size with a side aspect and a fitted double wardrobe. The family bathroom is beautifully appointed with a modern three piece white suite comprising a corner jacuzzi bath, a wet room style open shower fitted with a contemporary styled unit that incorporates body jets, an overhead rainfall head and a separate mixer tap. There is a close coupled WC and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with a mirror above. Fully tiled walls feature display shelving and a toiletries cupboard and a rear aspect window has an attractive leafy outlook. The generously proportioned loft bedroom benefits from eaves storage space, a deep double wardrobe and two rear facing skylights. The en-suite bathroom features a well appointed white suite comprising a corner bath and shower mixer tap, close coupled WC and a wash hand basin with a toiletries cabinet below and a mirror with a spotlight above. A tiled floor, fully tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail and a frosted side aspect panel complete the specification. The second landing is located on the left of the first floor and has an oak spindled staircase that leads up to the loft bedroom and also permits access to the room currently serving the master bedroom as a private study. A further rear aspect bedroom is currently used as a gym offering potential to provide an additional bathroom if required. The well proportioned loft bedroom that is positioned on the left of the house is approached via a small landing with eaves storage and a large skylight that together with the bedroom enjoys a leafy outlook. Please note a blocked up door can provide access to the other loft room if preferred.
Two Bedroom Annexe
This useful addition to the ground floor layout can be approached from the main hall or has independent access. The accommodation comprises as follows: Inner hall with a skylight and a boiler cupboard. Bedroom Two has a fitted double wardrobe and a rear facing window overlooking the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is well appointed with a range of wall and base units that are complemented by oak work surfaces that incorporate a stainless steel sink unit and a mixer tap. Fitted appliances include an oven /grill with a four ring electric hob with an extractor hood over and a brushed steel back. There is a tiled floor, a skylight and side window affording natural light, space for a fridge/freezer and plumbing for a washing machine is provided. Doors lead to the master bedroom, bathroom and reception room. Enjoying a view over the rear garden the large double bedroom has fitted wardrobes to one entire wall. The bathroom has a three piece white suite comprising a bath with a glass screen and a shower mixer tap. There is a close coupled WC and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with an adjacent toiletries cupboard and a mirrored medicine cabinet. Fully tiled walls, a tiled floor, chrome heated towel rail and a frosted side aspect window complete the specification. Approached via an external glazed door the reception room offers an attractive outlook and has space for a sofa together with a table and chairs. Full width windows overlook a paved patio and allow an abundance of natural light.
The property occupies a double width plot and the driveway positioned on the right boundary leads to a single garage. The driveway found in front of the house allows further off road parking whilst a path on the left provides independent access to the annexe. The remainder of the front garden has neat brick retaining walls with courtesy lighting and an area of lawn with a deck approached from the lounge is perfectly positioned for the summer sun. A pedestrian gate on the right has an outside tap and leads to a side area where there are decked paths, raised vegetable beds, a wooden shed and a greenhouse. The rear garden is ideal for relaxing on sunny days and entertaining family and friends. A covered seating area that has a tiled floor is approached from the dining room and kitchen/breakfast room. An adjacent deck has inset lighting together with an ornamental fish pond with a rockery and waterfall. The garden is laid to lawn with sensor activated floodlighting provided and a large summer house contains a sauna and steam room. Stone steps lead up to a paved seating area that nestles in the top right corner with a further garden shed. A decked path continues to a gate that opens to the wooded grounds of the sports centre and a fence with a gate separates the main garden from the other area of garden that is found to the rear of the annexe. This comprises a side path with an outside tap and a paved patio. Stone retaining walls and steps lead up to a small area with shrubs and a shed is found in the top left corner.
The Common, Sports Centre and City Golf Course, all providing excellent recreational facilities are found close by. The University and General Hospital are within the vicinity with local shops in Winchester Road. Access points to the M3 and M27 motorways are found at the end of The Avenue and Stoneham Way whilst the Parkway railway station is found at junction five of the M27 (opposite the international airport) and provides a fast and convenient route to London Waterloo. A variety of schools for all ages are found nearby.
Proceed out of the city in a northerly direction along The Avenue and after passing The Common head straight on at the crossroads. At the roundabout turn left into Winchester road and take the third turning on the right into Redhill. Turn first right into Underwood road and proceed to the end and turn left into Overcliff Rise where the house is the second on the right. Post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO16 7BY.
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