Simply stunning â€˜Alfred Homesâ€™ gated residence fusing perfect presentation and meticulous detail.
Entrance Hall, Study/Family Room, Drawing Room, Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room, Utility Room, Downstairs WC, Master Bedroom Suite, Guest Bedroom Suite, Two Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Delightful Gardens, Garage, Gated Driveway
Situated to the back of a small niche development built by Alfred Homes just five years ago, this property has been well-maintained and upgraded by the one owner from new. Beautifully designed by Huw Thomas, this super house has high ceilings, detailed ceiling cornice and deep skirting boards all creating a charming period feel, rare in a modern build. A distinctive arched top door opens into a stunning hallway which has double doors into the kitchen/dining/sitting room, beautifully fitted with a 'Charles Yorke' hand-painted in-frame kitchen with Silestone worksurfaces and has both French doors and bi-fold doors that open onto the sun terrace and glazed veranda. There is ample space for a dining table and sofa. A utility room again opens to the side garden which leads to the garage. The drawing room is triple aspect with a feature fireplace and two sets of French doors that again open into the garden. There is a separate study which could also be utilised as a family room or a formal dining room. A grand staircase leads to the galleried landing and the master bedroom suite which has a fantastic en-suite and separate dressing room, as does the guest bedroom. There are two further bedrooms served by a luxurious family bathroom. The property has an 'A' rating for energy efficiency and is fitted with Photovoltaic solar panels which feed into the National Grid. The gardens wrap neatly around the house and have been professionally designed and landscaped with new lawns, a professional garden irrigation system and lighting. There are also raised vegetable beds, a fully insulated garden shed and roll out blinds on the south facing aspect to the rear of the house, all of this is found behind electrically operated gates.
Dean Place is situated on the western edge of the City, to the top of the lane is a bridleway onto a network of paths through woodland which allow for stunning walks into the surrounding countryside to Crab Wood, Farley Mount and Sparsholt which is home to the renowned 'Plough' public house. Within easy access are day to day amenities including Waitrose, doctors' surgery, pharmacy and other shops on Stoney Lane. The railway station is just over 1 mile away with a direct train service to London Waterloo in 60-minutes. The M3 (junction 9) is approximately 3 miles away offering direct access to London and the South Coast. The A34 is also easily accessible providing access to the A303 and the Midlands. Heathrow and Southampton Airports are 55 and 12 miles away respectively. Winchester offers a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities with a selection of boutiques, restaurants, cafés and a farmer's market twice monthly. A range of cultural opportunities includes the theatre, the City Museum and the Military History Museum. Local primary schooling can be found at Weeke and Sparsholt. Whilst Henry Beaufort, Kings and Westgate secondary schools, as well as Peter Symonds sixth form college are all close to hand. The City is also home to highly regarded educational establishments including Winchester college, St. Swithun's and Pilgrims' school. Other preparatory schools situated locally include Farleigh and Twyford.
Leave the City via Stockbridge Road continuing straight over at the Chilbolton Avenue roundabout. Take the next left into Dean Lane and continue up the hill. Proceed past Downside Road, Dean Place will be found on the left-hand side and 'Alfred House' is situated at the back behind its own private gates.
Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).
All mains services are connected.
Band G (rate for 2020/21 £2,968.60pa).