Character detached house falling within the sought after Twynham School catchment area, Ideal for a large family or dual occupancy with a third of an acre garden plot. Versatile accommodation approaching 3500 square ft. providing up to six bedrooms, or alternatively four double bedrooms with a self contained one bedroom annex. Westerly aspect sitting room and adjacent open plan family room. Detached coach house with 33′ garage & first floor studio room. Plentiful off road parking.
SUMMARY A substantial detached family house offering up to six bedrooms, with versatile accommodation that includes a self contained one bedroom annex and a detached coach house with 33′ garage and first floor studio room. The present owners have comprehensively remodelled and refurbished the property during their occupancy, which is ideally suited for a large family or dual occupancy. The house presents mainly composite weather boarded and colour washed cement rendered elevations, with the benefit of full gas fired central heating and replacement Upvc double glazed windows and external doors. This impressive property stands on a west facing garden plot of approximately a third of an acre with plentiful off road parking.
SITUATION Conveniently located in West Christchurch which falls within the coveted Twynham School catchment area. Local amenities include a shopping parade on St Catherines Hill, which also boasts some lovely woodland walks, and further shops in The Grove. The property is about a mile and half from the historic town centre with its Norman Priory, riverside walks, café’s, bars and high street shops. The property is also well placed for access to the A338 for Bournemouth, Ringwood, Salisbury & Southampton. Christchurch has a mainline railway station with services to London Waterloo in under two hours.
ACCOMMODATION An enclosed front entrance porch with oak effect composite front entrance door with tiled step, leads into the entrance hall; deep built in shelved storage cupboard with consumer unit, under stairs recess, staircase rising to the first floor, engineered oak floor, oak veneered internal doors lead to all ground floor rooms, with exception of the open plan family room; full width sliding double glazed patio doors leads directly onto the westerly aspect patio and rear garden, engineered oak flooring, feature Contura Scandi-style wood burning stove, fitted book shelves with cupboards beneath. The sitting room, approached from the entrance hall via double doors, sliding double glazed patio doors provide direct access to a covered paved verandah, cavity fitted contemporary style log effect gas fire. The ground floor bedroom four, has a deep bay window with wooden venetian blinds. The ground floor bathroom has a shower bath, glazed side screen, thermostatic shower valve and mixer tap with shower attachment, fully tiled surround, pedestal basin with backlit circular mirror above, low flush wc with concealed cistern, tiled flooring, extractor fan. The kitchen/breakfast room, front/side aspect with fitted wooden venetian blinds, range of base and wall hung kitchen cabinets, rolled edge work surfaces with inset one half bowl sink unit and tiled splash backs, integrated AEG five ring gas hob with back stand and AEG chimney extractor canopy above, AEG electric fan double oven/grill beneath, space for an American style fridge freezer, adjacent tall larder cupboard with racking, plenty of space for a breakfast table and chairs, provision for a wall hung television, tiled flooring. The utility room, approached from the kitchen, rolled edge work surfaces, inset one and half bowl sink unit, range of base and wall hung cupboards, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled flooring, deep walk in storage cupboard housing the Valliant gas fired central heating/hot water boiler, un-vented hot water cylinder, double glazed door to the garden. The self contained annex is approached from the entrance hall leading into a vestibule area with doors to; The front kitchen/dining room, L shaped laminated work surface and inset single drainer sink unit, beech effect cupboards/drawers beneath and wall hung kitchen cabinets, integrated Lamona two ring electric hob with Lamona electric oven beneath, recirculating extractor canopy above, side door to the front driveway. The fully tiled shower room has a white three piece suite, including a corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve and glazed screen doors, wash hand basin with backlit mirror above, low flush wc. Annex sitting room/bedroom five with sliding double glazed patio doors leading onto the patio and West aspect rear garden, dark oak effect laminated floor covering, tv aerial point. The first floor landing is approached via a staircase from the entrance hall, front aspect with fitted wooden venetian blind, the landing is large enough for a small sitting area, oak veneered internal doors lead to all rooms. The Master Bedroom, westerly aspect, Juliet balcony with double opening casement doors and glazed balustrade, fitted wardrobe and drawer units, one double wardrobe and two double half height wardrobes, two Velux windows with blinds, access to eaves storage space, door to en-suite shower room; wall hung wash hand basin with backlit circular mirror and shelf above, low flush wc, corner glazed shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve, tiled flooring, wall hung medicine cabinet. Bedroom two, rear westerly aspect fitted wooden blind, Velux skylight windows access to eaves storage and walk in storage room. Bedroom three, rear westerly aspect with fitted wooden blind access to eaves storage space. The family bathroom, front aspect with fitted wooden blind, white four piece suite; wall hung wash hand basin with tiled splashback and back lit mirror above, low flush wc, panelled bath/centre mixer tap, corner glazed shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve, heated towel rail, access to eaves storage.
EXTERNALLY The front boundary is retained by a brick built wall topped with iron railings, to either side of which iron work gates lead into a loose gravelled carriage driveway with a centre lawned area bounded by ground cover shrubs/ornamental trees, on the south side of the property a pair of high timber screen gates provide access to a secure tarmac parking apron, immediately in front of a two storey detached coach house with 33′ x 11′ garage beneath; electric roller door, electric power points and light, shelving, independently fused, bi-folding patio doors provide direct access into the rear garden. On the first floor a galvanised staircase provides access to an office/studio room with wall mounted electric radiator. The west aspect rear garden comprises of full width areas of paved patio immediately abutting the rear of the house leading onto a large expanse of lawn bounded by flower and shrub borders and where there is sited a timber garden chalet and shed.