Property Summary An outstanding detached family residence, which has been extended and improved by the current owners in order to provide elegant yet comfortable living accommodation. The accommodation is arranged over two primary floors and comprises; hallway, four reception rooms, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room on the ground floor, with five bedrooms, three of which have en-suite bathroom facilities and dressing areas and a family bathroom on the first floor. ‘The Cottage’ as it was formerly named is possibly now an understatement for what is an extensive family home which commands a prominent position within the prestigious and desirable hilltop location, set in approximately 1 acre of mature and established gardens which includes an all weather tennis court, car parking facilities and a garage block. It is also within easy access to local shopping amenities, bus routes, recreation grounds, commutable road and rail links and having outstanding panoramic views towards Portsmouth, the Isle of Wight, Langstone Harbour and Hayling Island, early internal viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the accommodation and location on offer.
Entrance Lowered kerb leading to driveway, pillared double wrought iron remote controlled gates, leading to large brick paviour turning area with central feature circular flower bed, ample off road parking, raised flower borders, external lighting. To the left hand side of the property there is a substantial fence providing access to the rear garden. Feature arched brick entrance with original ‘Oak’ front door with black furniture and small leadlight window to side aspect with wooden sill, leading to:
Porch Ceiling coving, tiled marble flooring, stripped and stained skirting boards, power points. Internal glazed door leading to:
Hallway ‘T’ Shaped. Archway leading to the rooms to rear. Ceiling coving, ceiling rose, two double radiators, ‘oak’ wood flooring, security entry phone system. Stripped and stained oak skirting boards, balustraded ‘Oak’ wood staircase with large understairs storage cupboard housing alarm system. Central heating thermostat switch, built-in storage cupboard with range of shelving. Doors to primary rooms.
Drawing Room 17' 10" x 16' 7" (5.44m x 5.05m) into square bay. Double glazed wood effect surround leadlight window to front aspect overlooking driveway with views towards Portsmouth and Isle of Wight in the distance. Stripped and stained oak dado rail and skirting boards. Original panelled door, wall lights, two double radiators. Matching double glazed window to side aspect. Feature arched leadlight window to one side of chimneybreast overlooking entrance with matching arch to the other side. Oak wood surround fireplace with marble inlay and hearth and open fire (not tested). Ceiling coving, wall light, ‘Sky’ aerial point (subject to renewal).
Study/home Office 13' 0" x 8' 5" (3.96m x 2.57m) Panelled door to hallway, double glazed wood effect surround leadlight widow to front aspect with views over driveway towards Portsmouth, Spinnaker Tower and Isle of Wight in the distance. Oak wooden flooring, stripped and stained oak skirting boards, power points, radiator, panelled door leading to Garage.
Cloakroom 7' 9" x 5' 8" (2.36m x 1.73m) Double glazed leadlight window to side aspect, cloaks hanging area, ceiling coving, ceramic tiled flooring with tiled skirting, panelled door, radiator. ‘Ideal Standard’ contemporary style wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback, mirror and lights over. Door to:
W.C. Low level w.C., with shelf and double glazed frosted glass window to side aspect. Tiled flooring with tiled skirting.
Dining Room 15' 0" x 12' 0" (4.57m x 3.66m) Panelled door to main hallway, ceiling coving, wood effect surround double glazed leadlight window to side aspect, double radiator, power points. Stripped and stained oak skirting boards, dimmer switch, second panelled door leading to:
Inner Hallway Radiator, ceiling coving, half-glazed panelled door leading to main hallway, door to Kitchen/Breakfast room and door to Utility Room.
Utility Room 14' 7" max. X 10' 5" max. (4.44m x 3.18m) decreasing to 8'10" Double glazed wood effect surround door with leadlight light glass panel and cat flap. Matching double glazed window to side aspect. Door to Boiler Room, radiator, Stripped and stained oak skirting boards. Ceiling spotlights, ceiling coving. Comprehensive range of cream fronted wall and floor units with brushed steel handles and roll top work surface. Tall larder style unit, integrated fridge and freezer with matching doors. Washing machine point, inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under. Range of wall units with central shelving. Brushed steel fronted power points, tumble dryer point, range of drawer units, integrated double fronted wine cooler with glazed
Boiler Room Two wall mounted ‘Vaillant’ boilers, one supplying domestic hot water and central heating to the upper floor and the other to the ground floor (both not tested). Hot water tank with immersion and pump systems (not tested). Double glazed window to side aspect, gas meter.
Kitchen/breakfast Room 23' 8" x 11' 10" (7.21m x 3.61m) Comprehensive range of cream fronted wall and floor units with brushed steel handles and granite work surface over. To one end is a dresser style unit with drawer and cupboard space under with wine racks and corner display shelving, t.V. Aerial point, bracket for wall mounted t.V. Radiator, stripped and stained skirting boards, brushed steel fronted power points, Ceiling spotlights, door to inner hallway, security entry phone system, door to walk-in larder with range of built-in shelving, power points. Twin wood effect surround leadlight double glazed windows to side aspect and rear aspect. Free standing stainless steel fronted ‘Range’ cooker incorporating a six ring gas hob with electric fan assisted double ovens and warming drawers under and extractor hood, fan and light over. One wall mounted unit with glazed door and shelving and spice drawers under. Integrated ‘Smeg’ dishwasher, range of drawers, inset 1½ bowl ‘Franke’ sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under. Book shelf, granite window sills, matching flooring, second radiator, double glazed door and window to rear aspect. Larder style unit with matching cream fronted doors and handles with space for central American style fridge/freezer. Square opening leading to:
Family Room 17' 4" x 13' 8" (5.28m x 4.17m) Wood effect surround double glazed full height doors with full height panels to either side, leading to rear garden. Oak flooring, stripped and stained oak skirting boards, wall mounted stainless steel fronted log effect gas fire with glass screen. Ceiling coving and ceiling spotlights, double radiator, power points, ‘Sky’ t.V. Aerial point (subject to renewal).
First Floor Half Landing Feature leadlight glazed window with stained glass panel to side aspect.
First Floor Main Landing Feature newel posts, double radiator, ceiling coving, ceiling rose. Passage way providing access to all bedrooms. Built-in storage cupboard, access to roof space, central heating thermostat switch.
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Bedroom: 22' 0" x 12' 9" (6.71m x 3.89m) Ceiling coving, ceiling spotlights, power points, t.V. Aerial point, two double radiators, twin wood effect surround double glazed leadlight windows to front aspect with wooden sill, having outstanding views towards Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, Spinnaker Tower and the Solent in the distance. Wall mounted bracket for t.V., power points, panelled door. Door to:
Walk-in Dressing Room 11' 9" x 6' 3" (3.58m x 1.91m) Panelled door, wood effect dormer style double glazed window to side aspect. Surface with a range of drawers under. Power points. Open hanging space with rails, short and long hanging space, corner display shelf, spotlights.
En-suite Bathroom White suite comprising; panelled bath with mixer tap and separate shower attachment, low level w.C., pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and shower cubicle with panel door, light and extractor fan over. Fully ceramic tiled to walls and floor. Dormer double glazed frosted glass window to side aspect. Double radiator, built-in double door storage cupboard with shelf over. Mirror and light, shaver point, ceiling spotlights, panelled door, underfloor heating.
Bedroom 4 16' 2" to front of built-in wardrobes x 11' 10" (4.93m x 3.61m) Wood effect surround double glazed leadlight window to side aspect with wooden sill. Radiator, stripped and stained skirting boards, power points, ceiling coving, ceiling spotlights, dimmer switch, panelled door. Comprehensive range of built-in wardrobes to one wall with hanging space and shelving and measuring approximately 2’0” in depth and incorporating chest of drawers.
Family Bathroom 8' 10" x 7' 8" (2.69m x 2.34m) White suite comprising; panelled double ended bath with mixer tap and separate shower over with folding shower screen low level w.C., pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, chrome heated towel rail. Fully ceramic tiled surrounds, tiled to dado rail level with ceramic dado over, vinyl tiled effect flooring, radiator, range of shelving, ceiling coving. Double glazed frosted glass window to side aspect, shaver point and light, panelled door.
Bedroom 3 14' 2" x 12' 0" (4.32m x 3.66m) Panelled door, ceiling spotlights, ceiling coving, double radiator, wood effect surround double glazed leadlight window to side aspect with a view along Portsdown Hill towards Portsmouth and the Spinnaker Tower in the distance. Heated towel rail, power points, t.V. Aerial point, square opening leading to:
Dressing Area Narrow work surface with storage cupboards under, ceiling spotlights, ceiling coving. Open wardrobes and storage with hanging space and shelving to one wall. Door to:
En-suite Shower Room Fully ceramic tiled large shower cubicle with panel door, shower and spotlights over. Low level w.C., contemporary style vanity unit with circular wash hand basin with mixer tap, chrome towel rail under and with wooden legs. Ceramic tiled to half wall level, tiled flooring, radiator, double glazed frosted glass window to side aspect. Panelled door, extractor fan, shaver point, light and mirror.
Bedroom 5 11' 0" x 8' 0" (3.35m x 2.44m) to front of built-in wardrobe. Built-in floor to ceiling wardrobes to one end with quadruple mirror fronted doors and measuring approximately 2’3” in depth and with hanging space and shelving. Twin wood effect surround double glazed leadlight windows to side aspect with wooden sills. Radiator, ceiling spotlights, ceiling coving, panelled door. Further Full height wardrobe to the other end measuring approximately 1’9” in depth with hanging space and shelving. Dimmer switch.
Bedroom 2 15' 0" x 13' 7" (4.57m x 4.14m) Ceiling spotlights, panelled doors, stripped and stained skirting boards, opening to Dressing area and En-Suite, power points. Wood effect surround double glazed leadlight window to rear aspect with views over the garden towards the tennis court and the South Downs in the distance. Double radiator, range of built-in furniture incorporating chest of drawers with surface over and dressing table. Access into storage eaves.
Dressing Area 6' 3" x 3' 7" (1.91m x 1.09m) to front of built-in wardrobes. Built-in wardrobe to one wall with sliding door, measuring approximately 2’2” in depth, with hanging space and shelf. Further chest of drawers with wall mounted unit over. Door to:
En-suite Bathroom White suite comprising; Jacuzzi style bath with mixer tap and separate shower attachment, vanity unit with wash hand basin and cupboard space under, concealed w.C.. One wall mounted unit with glazed panel doors and shelving, ceramic tiled to half wall level, large mirror with pelmet lighting over, shaver point, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, tiled flooring, chrome heated towel rail. Wood effect surround double glazed frosted leadlight window to rear aspect.
Outside The plot extends approximately 1 acre with mature gardens, parking and an ‘all weather’ Tennis Court. To the front is a lowered kerb leading to driveway, pillared double wrought iron remote controlled gates, leading to large brick paviour turning area with central feature circular flower bed, ample off road parking, raised flower borders, external security lighting. To the left hand side of the property there is a substantial fence providing access to the rear garden.
To the rear of the property is a York Stone crazy paved large patio area, accessible from the Family Room and the Kitchen/Breakfast Room. This runs to the left hand side of the property which is laid to lawn with maturing flower and shrub borders. High fence panelling, access to car parking facilities, external lighting. Pergola over fish pond.
To the right hand side of the property there is a small gated entrance providing side pedestrian access and access to the Utility Room and enclosed by arched topped fence panelling and trellis work.
From the patio area there are curved matching steps leading down to main garden with a further crazy paved large patio area with raised flowering borders, wooden built greenhouse. Curved pathway leading to the rear of the garden and over the tennis court. Lawned areas to either side, maturing shrubs, trees, evergreens and bushes. Wooden built garden shed.
To the side of the tennis court is a further garden area running behind the adjacent property to the right hand side
Tennis Court With netball and basket ball facility and high level fencing.
Garage 31' 6" x 10' 0" (9.6m x 3.05m) Quadruple sliding wooden doors, double glazed frosted leadlight window to side. Access to loft storage space, electric lighting and power. Further double glazed window to side aspect. Wall mounted electric consumer box and meter. Door to Study.