Property Information | Hillside Close, Winchester, SO22 (Ref 3166)
A substantial chain-free detached family home, set on a wonderful plot of 0.34 acres.
Entrance Hall & Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Utility Room, Principal Bedroom With En-Suite, Four Further Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Attic Storage Room/Study, Driveway, Double Garage, Large Garden, PV Roof Panels, Battery Storage & EV Charger, No Chain
A wonderful family property offering generous and versatile accommodation over three floors. The house has been improved and modernised throughout to provide for modern convivial living with the bright, open plan kitchen/dining/family room very much the heart of the house. Bi-fold doors open from the kitchen to a Juliet balcony whilst additional doors access the decking area. The kitchen itself is fitted with contemporary Leicht units and a range of integrated appliances. There is a useful utility room adjacent to the kitchen. The ground floor is home to three well-proportioned reception rooms providing real versatility, with the sitting featuring a wood burning stove.
On the first floor there is a wonderful master suite with dressing area, en suite bathroom with additional shower and balcony. There are three further bedrooms which are served by a family bathroom. The loft space has been converted to provide a further bedroom and bathroom, along with an additional storage room or study. Plenty of eaves storage has been created with access from both of these rooms.
Of particular note is the environmental improvements the current owners have made. Electric Solar Panels charge fixed batteries which allows the house to be run on the batteries in the evening if they have been filled during the day. There is also an EV charge point.
To the front of the house there is off road parking for several vehicles, with access to the double garage. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a range of mature trees, shrubs and herbaceous borders. There is a raised wooden deck providing an ideal spot for outdoor entertaining.
Hillside Close is situated just off Dean Lane, on the western edge of the city. To the top of the Dean 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, The Friarsgate Practice, 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 include 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 public schools including Winchester college, St. Swithun's and Pilgrims' school. Other preparatory schools situated locally include Farleigh, Stroud and Twyford.
Leave the City via Stockbridge Road continuing straight over at the Chilbolton Avenue roundabout. Turn left into Dean Lane and continue up the hill, turning left into Old Hillside Road. Turn left again into the small no-through-road of Hillside Close the property will be found on the left-hand side.
There is a voluntary annual fee of £100.00 to the 'Old Hillside Road Residents Association' for the upkeep of the private access road.
Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).
All mains' services are connected.
Band G (rate for 2023/24 £3,380.60 pa).