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A substantial Grade II listed Victorian residence totalling in excess of 4,200 sq. feet. situated in a favoured position on the fringes of the village of Botley. Dating we understanding from 1841 with many of the original character features having been retained. Entered via the imposing portico which opens onto the 37' entrance hall with parquet flooring, feature fireplace and grand staircase. The house is ideally suited to both day to day family living and entertaining, with the 22' drawing room with walk in bay window and feature marble fireplace serving as a particular highlight. The kitchen/breakfast room boasts attractive shuttered French doors leading onto the rear garden and the property features a charming traditional fitted kitchen with gas fired Aga. The bedrooms are accessed off the generously proportioned landing/library with both the master bedroom and bedroom four benefitting from balconies overlooking the rear and front gardens respectively. An internal inspection is strongly recommended.
Set on the edge of the charming village of Botley with its excellent local facilities including restaurants, pubs, independent retailers and church. There is a good range of both state and public schooling for all ages two of which are ofsted outstanding (Botley Primary, Wildern Secondary). The communication links are first class with a railway station with services into London Waterloo within 0.5 mile. The M27 and M3 provide access to Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke and London and Southampton International Airport and Parkway Station are within about 6 miles.
The area is surrounded by some of Hampshire's finest countryside with the River Hamble running within about 250 yards of the property.
Approached from a private road, the driveway provides off street parking for vehicles and is flanked by the front garden which is formally laid out with an ornamental pond and yew and box hedging. The partly walled rear garden falls within the Botley conservation area. A wide paved terrace adjoins the rear of the property with the majority of the garden being laid to lawn. There is also an vine clad barbeque area and a further patio area and greenhouse. The double garage adjoins the property and benefits from internal access to the house.
Local Authority: Winchester City Council
Agents note: Please note that the owner is a relative of an employee of Hamptons International
Master bedroom with balcony
bedroom two with en-suite bathroom
three further bedrooms
37' reception hall
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