An elegant, ground floor apartment forming part of a prestigious â€˜English Courtyardâ€™ development. Available to over 65s, set around beautiful lawned gardens with a private terrace.
The Property: Positioned in this quiet and prestigious corner of Winchester is Wyke Mark, a select development of large apartments set around beautiful lawned gardens. The rooms are generously proportioned and therefore ideally suited to those downsizing from larger homes, whilst the specification and finish throughout is very high. The sitting/dining room is an excellent size and boasts a triple aspect with French doors out onto the private wrap around garden. The kitchen has a range of base and eye level units and door out onto the courtyard. The principal bedroom enjoys the front aspect with thoughtfully designed partition wall which has created a superb walk in wardrobe, or even a study. This spacious room also features an en-suite bathroom, whilst the second double bedroom is served by a shower room. Outside there is residents and visitors parking, as well as a garage in a block with eaves storage and an electrically operated roller door.
The Location: Dean Lane 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, 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 about 60 minutes. The M3 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. There are also a range of cultural opportunities including the theatre, the City Museum and the Military History Museum.
Tenure: Leasehold. 150-year lease commenced 24th June 2003, leaving 131 years remaining. The service charge is £6,912 per annum to include; water rates, alarm system, general maintenance, buildings insurance, window cleaning and mini bus service. There are resident managers located on site and a guest suite is available to visitors.
Directions: Leave the City via Stockbridge Road, continuing straight over at the Chilbolton Avenue roundabout. Take the next left into Dean Lane and proceed along for some distance passing Mornington Drive on the left-hand side. Wyke Mark will be found further up on the right-hand side. Proceed into the development visitors parking will be found on the right-hand side beyond the arch to the right-hand side.
Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).
Services: No gas. All other mains services are connected.
Band E (rate for 2021/22 £2,383.21 pa).