Situated in the highly desirable and extremely well sought after location of Russell Place, this substantial detached character home lies in the heart of Highfield in a designated conservation area and offers particularly well-proportioned and thoughtfully planned accommodation. The welcoming reception hallway affords access to the property's principal reception rooms which include an elegantly appointed sitting room which can also be used as a formal dining room. There is a superbly fitted 22' 3" open plan kitchen/dining room which is open plan to the more informal family room/lounge and is complemented by a separate study with superb westerly views over the rear garden as well as separate conservatory. The impressive living accommodation blends effortlessly and in harmony with the extensive upper floor accommodation and offers five generously proportioned bedrooms laid out over two floors with en-suite facilities to the two main bedrooms as well as a family...
Situated in the highly desirable and extremely well sought after location of Russell Place, this substantial detached character home lies in the heart of Highfield in a designated conservation area and offers particularly well-proportioned and thoughtfully planned accommodation. The welcoming reception hallway affords access to the property's principal reception rooms which include an elegantly appointed sitting room which can also be used as a formal dining room. There is a superbly fitted 22' 3" open plan kitchen/dining room which is open plan to the more informal family room/lounge and is complemented by a separate study with superb westerly views over the rear garden as well as separate conservatory. The impressive living accommodation blends effortlessly and in harmony with the extensive upper floor accommodation and offers five generously proportioned bedrooms laid out over two floors with en-suite facilities to the two main bedrooms as well as a family bathroom. A particular feature of this home is the replacement double glazing installed prior to the grant of conservation status, and not something that could be installed without the consent of a conservation officer and could not be guaranteed to be approved. Externally the home continues to impress with the advantage of being situated on a corner plot with established mature gardens extending to the front, side and rear elevations. In addition there is the superb feature of two driveways providing parking for multiple vehicles as well as a substantial detached tandem garage providing additional parking or storage.
Russell Place benefits from being situated in the heart of Highfields’ conservation area and offers access to the formal and informal residents’ gardens located just off of Abbotts Way. These five acres of private land are a highly desirable and individual feature within the city and offer an Edwardian pavilion with associated tennis courts and private allotments with stream and wild meadow style grounds. The immediate facilities both for leisure and education are extremely well supported with the highly regarded Highfield Church and C of E Primary School within catchment along with the outstanding Portswood Primary school. King Edwards is a short journey across Southampton common and Southampton University, which is ranked as one of the top 100 Universities globally is less than a mile by foot. A comprehensive range of day to day shopping facilities to include Waitrose and Sainsbury’s supermarket and a good selection of restaurants and local eateries to include one of Southampton’s most well regarded and reviewed restaurants can be found in nearby Portswood High Street. Southampton city centre itself is within a short level walk as are the majority of day to day facilities. Travel communications are well catered for with Southampton International airport nearby as well as major junctions to both the M3 and M27 motorways. Southampton Central and Southampton Parkway train stations are within easy striking distance offering direct connections to London, Brighton, Bournemouth and beyond. Southampton's Common with its 326 acres of open parkland is located close by and there are also frequent bus services offering extensive connections throughout the city and beyond.
SUBSTANTIAL CANOPY STORM PORCH
Pitched and tiled roof. Outside lighting. Tiled base. Door leading to:-
Oak wood flooring. Georgian style double glazed window to front elevation. Substantial under stairs cupboard providing useful hanging and shelved storage space.
SITTING ROOM 18' 5" (5.6m) x 15' (4.6m):
A generously proportioned dual aspect room with substantial Georgian style replacement double glazed window. Two further Georgian style double glazed windows to side elevation. Smooth plastered ceiling. Picture railing. Amtico flooring. Built-in shelving to chimney recesses. Feature briquette fireplace with tiled hearth and working fire.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 22' 3" (6.8m) x 9' 10" (3.0m):
A comprehensive range of eye and base level units with an ivory finish with work surfaces over incorporating a one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with swan neck mixer tap fitting. Built-in 'Neff' oven with grill and gas hob with 'Neff' chimney style extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher. Smooth plastered and coved ceiling with halogen lighting. Radiator. Amtico flooring and open planned to dining area.
Two radiators. Patio double glazed doors leading to the rear garden and door to study as well as open plan to:-
LOUNGE/FAMILY ROOM 14' 11" (4.6m) x 14' 11" (4.6m):
Smooth plastered ceiling. Picture railing. Built-in bespoke furniture comprising of built in cupboards, wine rack and shelving storage with downlighting. Double glazed window to front elevation. Amtico flooring.
STUDY 9' 10" (3.0m) x 9' 3" (2.8m):
Georgian style double glazed window. Smooth plastered and coved ceiling. Radiator. Access to storage area. Built-in bespoke study storage providing useful cupboards as well as shelving finished in oak.
Smooth plastered and coved ceiling. Radiator. Door to:-
Obscure Georgian style window to side elevation. Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to:-
CONSERVATORY 11' 11" (3.6m) x 11' 2" (3.4m):
Of partial double glazed construction with rendered brick walling to other elevation and courtesy door to side elevation this dual aspect room offers views over the rear garden and patio. Radiator. Double glazed double doors leading to rear garden. Power and light available.
Two piece suite comprising: low level w.c. with dual flush, wall mounted hand basin with tiled splash backs. Extractor fan. Smooth plastered ceiling. Radiator.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
A large Georgian style double glazed window to front elevation easily accessed providing a high degree of natural light. Radiator. Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water tank and linen shelving. Stairs rising to second floor.
MASTER BEDROOM 14' 2" (4.3m) x 14' 1" (4.3m):
Dual aspect room with an easterly aspect. Georgian style double glazed bay window to front elevation with additional Georgian style double glazed window to side elevation. Smooth plastered ceiling with picture railing. A range of bespoke bedroom furniture to comprise; double width wardrobe with sliding doors as well as a comprehensive range of storage to include cupboard and drawer storage and space for dresser/seating.
Comprising: concealed cistern w.c. with accompanying drawer storage and work surface. Vanity unit with matching storage and inset sink with chrome finish mono bloc fitting. Georgian style double glazed window. Chrome finish towel rail. Recessed halogen lighting. Extractor.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Double width shower cubicle with tiled enclosure, thermostatic shower with body wash attachment and rainfall style shower head. Recessed halogen lighting with integrated extractor fan. Chrome finish vanity style towel rail.
BEDROOM TWO 14' 10" (4.5m) x 11' 11" (3.6m):
Georgian style double glazed window to front elevation with an easterly aspect. Radiator. Smooth plastered ceiling. Picture railing. Built-in vanity unit with white finish inlaid sink with chrome mono bloc mixer tap fitting.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Comprising: panel enclosed shower cubicle with thermostatic shower attachment and low level w.c. with dual flush. Radiator. Obscure Georgian style double glazed window to rear aspect. Picture railing. Extractor fan. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 10' 5" (3.2m) x 9' 11" (3.0m):
Georgian style double glazed window to side elevation. Smooth plastered ceiling. Picture railing. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR 9' 11" (3.0m) x 8' 8" (2.6m):
Picture railing. Radiator. Georgian style double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Built-in storage cupboard. Access to substantial walk in eaves storage with the added benefit of light available.
BEDROOM FIVE 18' 2" (5.5m) x 14' 11" (4.5m):
A generously spacious room with dual aspect and benefiting from Georgian style double glazed windows to the front and side elevations. Radiator. Smooth plastered ceiling. Wood effect flooring. Access to additional eaves storage with has been partly shelved and partly with hanging rail.
The front garden has a driveway providing off road parking with fence enclosure and double five bar gate. A trimmed brick wall also extends to the perimeter of the property. Neatly laid pedestrian path with brick trim to leads to the storm porch. The gardens are primarily laid to lawn with neatly trimmed borders with a variety of plants, shrubs and trees. One of the benefits of being situated on a corner plot are the gardens which extend to the side aw well as the rear offering further scope for various uses or enhancements subject to consent.
The rear garden is a particular feature and enjoys a westerly aspect with an extensive neatly trimmed lawn and shaped borders with a wide variety of flowers, shrubs and trees providing a high degree of natural seclusion. Adjacent to the rear of the property is delightful paviour finished patio ideal for outside dining with a pretty timber pergola over. There are numerous timber constructed outbuildings to include a substantial garden store and workshop with courtesy door to front elevation with double courtesy doors to the rear elevation with power and light available, further door to outside utility space which comprises a range of eye and base level cupboards with work surfaces and inset sink with hot and cold running water. Wall mounted electric heater. Power and light available. Within the rear garden are two further detached timber constructed sheds. Composting area and log store. To the rear of the plot there is a substantial detached garage.
DETACHED GARAGE 28’9” x 8’6” with up and over door and power and light available and additional loft storage. The garage is approached via a Herringbone style finish block paviour driveway providing additional parking for two vehicles. The access is via timber and iron gates.
The rear gardens are enclosed by substantial close board fence panelling. There is also a further courtesy gate to the side elevation. Outside tap facilities. Outside external power point.