Detached family house with stunning accommodation approaching 3,500 sq ft (excluding garage) within this premium north city location.
Covered Entrance Porch, Impressive Entrance Hall, High Quality Kitchen Appliances, Duravit Bathrooms, Porcelanosa Tiling, High Ceilings, Underfloor Heating to the Ground Floor, Timber Windows, South Facing Garden, Solar Panels, EPC A, Cloakroom, Drawing Room, Study, Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room, Utility Room, Principal Bedroom Suite, Guest Bedroom Suite, Two Further En-Suite Bedrooms, Bedroom Five & Bathroom, Playroom/Family Room, Garage
'Acer House' is a stunning property by renowned local developers Millgate (Winchester) Limited. Fronting sought after 'Dean Lane' this property is one of a pair of substantial family houses. Beautifully designed by Paul Masser, this superb house has high ceilings with detailed cornicing and deep skirting boards, all creating a charming period feel which is rare in a new build.
A welcoming hallway opens into the kitchen/dining/sitting room which has been beautifully fitted with a contemporary 'Leicht' kitchen with Silestone worksurfaces, integrated appliances and a peninsular unit with breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include 'Miele' ovens (two ovens, one steam oven and one combination microwave), 'Miele' induction hob, 'Siemens' fridge/ freezer, 'Caple' wine fridge and 'Bosch' dishwasher. There is ample space for a large dining table and sofas making this space ideal for everyday living and entertaining. Bi-fold doors open onto the terrace, whilst ingenious pocket doors open to the drawing room allowing for an even larger space if required. The drawing room also has bi-fold doors that open to the terrace. A large study completes the reception space. The hallway links to an inner hallway which accesses the utility room, cloakroom, side passage and door to the garage.
A contemporary staircase with oak handrails and glazed balustrades leads to the first floor. The principal suite offers a fantastic and most luxurious en-suite with a large shower, 'Victoria + Albert' freestanding bath and twin basins with high quality tiling, whilst a bank of fitted wardrobes provide excellent storage. There are two further double bedrooms with en-suites and the fifth bedroom is served by a bathroom. A large playroom/family room provides further versatility on this floor.
The second floor facilitates a large guest bedroom and an en-suite shower room, offering the flexibility to be used as accommodation for a nanny/au pair, a large home office, gym or home cinema.
The property has an 'A' rating for energy efficiency and is fitted with photovoltaic solar panels.
The south facing rear garden has been landscaped with new lawn, shrubs, a stunning terrace and is neatly enclosed behind beech hedging. The driveway is set behind a pair of electrically operated sliding gates that open to the brick paved parking and access the garage with automated door.
Dean Lane is situated on the western edge of the City. To the top of the lane is a bridleway onto a network of paths through woodland which allow for stunning walks into the surrounding countryside to Crab Wood, Farley Mount and Sparsholt which is home to the renowned 'Plough' public house. Within easy access are day to day amenities including Waitrose, The Friarsgate Practice, pharmacy and other shops on Stoney Lane. The railway station is just over 1 mile away with a direct train service to London Waterloo in 60-minutes. The M3 (junction 9) is approximately 3 miles away offering direct access to London and the South Coast. The A34 is also easily accessible providing access to the A303 and the Midlands. Heathrow and Southampton Airports are 55 and 12 miles away respectively. Winchester offers a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities with a selection of boutiques, restaurants, cafés and a farmer's market twice monthly. A range of cultural opportunities include the theatre, the City Museum, and the Military History Museum. Local primary schooling can be found at Weeke and Sparsholt, whilst Henry Beaufort, Kings and Westgate secondary schools, as well as Peter Symonds sixth form college are all close to hand. The City is also home to public schools including Winchester college, St. Swithun's and Pilgrims' school. Other preparatory schools situated locally include Farleigh, Stroud and Twyford.
Leave the City via Stockbridge Road continuing straight over at the Chilbolton Avenue roundabout. Turn left into Dean Lane and continue up the hill where 'Acer House' will be found on the left-hand side, identified by our signage.
Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).
All main services are connected.