Shawford Close House is a traditionally designed double fronted property built by local firm Abbotswood Homes in 2013. Arranged over four floors, the accommodation totals in excess of 4,000 sq ft and is ideally configured for day to day family living and entertaining. The superb 26 ft kitchen and dining room occupy the lower ground floor and benefit from French doors leading out onto the rear terrace. On the upper ground floor, the formal drawing room also extends to 26 ft and, together with the sitting room, benefits from a Juliet balcony overlooking the grounds. A particular highlight of the property is the fantastic master suite with walk in dressing room that leads onto the en suite bathroom. The second bedroom and family bathroom are also on the first floor whilst the guest bedroom suite, two further bedrooms and second family bathroom occupy the second floor.
Occupying a superb position backing directly onto the River Itchen, in the well regarded village of Shawford. Approximately 0.3 mile from the mainline station with services into London Waterloo and journey times on the fast service from just over one hour. The village has a pleasant public house, The Bridge Inn, and further local facilities including local store, coffee shop/ bistro, doctor’s surgery and the church can be found in Twyford within one mile. There is an excellent range of state and private schooling for all ages in the area, including Compton Primary, Twyford Prep, Westgate secondary, Winchester College and St Swithun’s. There are many fine acres of countryside close at hand and picturesque walks along the Itchen water meadows, as well as Shawford Down. The M3 provides excellent access to the national road network and the cathedral city of Winchester which is within 3.6 miles.
Double electric gates lead onto the shingle driveway providing ample parking for numerous vehicles. In all, the plot totals 0.54 acre with a wide paved terrace adjoining the rear of the property with the landscaped rear garden having tiered sections of lawn flanked by a path leading down to the Bishops Drain with a footbridge which leads to a further area of garden with frontage onto the River Itchen. There is a double garage with studio room under and the property benefits from fishing rights.
Services: All mains services, partial underfloor heating
Local Authority: Winchester City Council
Agents Note: The property benefits from planning permission for a lower ground floor extension and new detached car port Ref 18/00366/hou
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