This fabulous traditional Victorian property has been beautifully updated by the vendor and offers a deceptive amount of space arranged over three floors, with a flexible layout suited to young professionals, families and downsizers alike. The property retains many period features such as original fireplaces and sash windows whilst being extensively improved and extended to allow excellent natural light and a high standard of interior finish. The ground floor comprises an original reception room at the front, leading to a generous hall with a sizeable storage cupboard and w/c. To the rear is a superb extended kitchen/dining/family area with bi-fold doors to the landscaped rear garden. There is excellent natural light afforded by a lantern skylight over the reception area and a second light box over the kitchen, which is fitted with attractive shaker style painted units complemented by granite surfaces. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en suite w/c, the third bedroom currently used as an office and a shower room. The second bedroom with en suite bathroom in on the top floor in the spacious loft conversion.
St Catherine’s Road is set on the eastern fringes of the city centre just 0.5 mile of The High Street with access to the wide range of amenities including high street stores, independent boutiques, library, theatre, cinema and the historic cathedral. Nearby green spaces include the Winnall Moors Nature Reserve and the water meadows alongside the River Itchen, with plenty of footpaths nearby within the South Downs National Park, including the South Downs Way. There is easy access to the M3 and the wider national motorway network, whilst the mainline train station (1.2 miles) serves London Waterloo in around 55 minutes. There are many outstanding private and state schools in the area including All Saints primary and Westgate Secondary, Princes Mead, Winchester College, St Swithun’s School and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College.
The property has an attractive front garden with a pedestrian gate leading to on-street parking on St Catherine’s Road (permit required). To the rear there is a beautifully landscaped, paved garden arranged over several low tiers with ample space for outdoor entertaining. There are a number of borders stocked with shrubs, a generous timber shed/workshop and a rear gate providing pedestrian access.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Winchester City Council
SERVICES: All main services connected.
Master Bedroom with En Suite W/C
Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom
Enclosed Rear Garden with Workshop