Privately located close to the city

Privately located close to the city

Peacefulness and privacy are qualities increasingly rare in this hectic world but ones which can be appreciated at this spacious detached home a little over a mile from Winchester’s city centre. Set back off a private road and nestling within a third of an acre of mature gardens, this house provides seclusion yet also is a short walk from local amenities including Waitrose, restaurants, excellent schools, and the mainline station is within a mile.

The accommodation is well balanced over two floors with the layout staying faithful to the original plans but with scope for reconfiguring or extending should purchasers so desire.

When this Scandinavian-style house was built in 1972, it was with a brief to maximise the natural light in every room; a feat that has been achieved, with large windows throughout. Many of the rooms have sliding doors out to the gardens or onto the first floor balcony, ensuring there is a real connection between the accommodation and outside space.

Original hardwood flooring extends throughout the entrance hall and reception rooms including the sitting room with doors to the front and rear gardens. The dining room has access to the rear, west facing terrace and the study has a floor to ceiling window which captures the morning sun. The fitted kitchen lies at the front of the house and connects with a large utility room with a door to the rear garden. A side lobby links the house to the double garage at the rear of which is a sauna and a shower.

Four double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes, are arranged off the spacious and light-filled landing, facilitated by a tall window lighting the stairwell which looks out over the rear garden. The master bedroom is impressive with its…