Portsdown Lodge occupies a commanding position on the top of Portsdown Hill with panoramic views over Portchester Castle, Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent. Cleverly designed to capitalise on its stunning location, the house has a wonderful contemporary design with many rooms providing the perfect vantage point from which to appreciate this exceptional location. The stunning living accommodation which, including the integral garage extends to approximately 5,326 sq ft, is arranged over two floors and includes five bedrooms, four with en-suites, a large family bathroom and two spectacular sun rooms on the first floor. On the ground floor, there are four reception areas, a particularly impressive ‘Mark Wilkinson’ kitchen with ‘Miele’ appliances. In addition to the kitchen, there is also a snug, utility room, cloakroom and integral double garage. The gardens and grounds have been creatively landscaped and are superbly maintained. A remote...
Portsdown Lodge occupies a commanding position on the top of Portsdown Hill with panoramic views over Portchester Castle, Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent. Cleverly designed to capitalise on its stunning location, the house has a wonderful contemporary design with many rooms providing the perfect vantage point from which to appreciate this exceptional location. The stunning living accommodation which, including the integral garage extends to approximately 5,326 sq ft, is arranged over two floors and includes five bedrooms, four with en-suites, a large family bathroom and two spectacular sun rooms on the first floor. On the ground floor, there are four reception areas, a particularly impressive ‘Mark Wilkinson’ kitchen with ‘Miele’ appliances. In addition to the kitchen, there is also a snug, utility room, cloakroom and integral double garage. The gardens and grounds have been creatively landscaped and are superbly maintained. A remote controlled gated entrance leads to a private and secure driveway with ample parking. There is also a heated outdoor swimming pool, pool house and sheltered areas to provide entertaining and outside dining.
Tiled floor. Sliding double glazed door with fixed panel adjacent leading to:
Tiled floor. Built-in cloaks cupboard. Staircase rising to the first floor with floating ‘glass panels’.
Patio doors leading to the garden terrace. Glazed doors opening into the reception hall. Central fireplace with gas fire inset with hearth and pebble inlay (LPG Gas). Wall lights. Corner unit with mirror inlay and glazed shelving. Glazed door leading to family/dining room. Wiring for surround sound system. Double doors with fixed panels to each side leading to:
Sliding double glazed doors leading to the rear garden/swimming pool. Radiator. Remote control for blinds. ‘Amtico’ flooring. Victorian style pitched roof with remote control automated skylights and blinds. Double glazed sliding patio doors opening onto the front terrace with views towards Portsmouth Harbour.
Split-level with double doors leading to hallway. Wiring for surround sound system. Built-in storage cupboard with CD/DVD shelving. Range of built-in bookshelves. Power points. Additional radiator with cover.
This luxury ‘Mark Wilkinson’ fitted kitchen is a particular feature of this home including a comprehensive range of fitted kitchen units incorporating base cupboards, drawers and matching wall units. Granite work tops incorporating inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. ‘Quooker’ hot water tap and separate filter. Integrated ‘Miele’ appliances including dishwasher, twin ovens with grills, vegetable steam oven, microwave and plate warmer with storage cupboards above and beneath. Built-in larder cupboard. Tall chrome fronted fridge with two drawer freezer to one side. ‘Miele’ coffee maker with glazed panel over with glass shelving and inset spotlights. Large island unit with granite work surface incorporating cutlery drawers, plate drawers, bin cupboard, wine rack and knife drawers, push down power points, sink unit with hose, semi-circular chopping board with integrated wooden chopping boards and curved units beneath. Inset ‘Miele’ induction wok and ‘Miele’ four ring induction hob. Stainless steel cooker hood. Tall stainless steel fronted radiator. Opening to:
Glass roof with remote controlled blinds. Bi-folding doors opening onto the terrace with magnificent views towards Portsmouth Harbour Two contemporary style radiators.
Comprehensive range of ‘Conquest’ fitted units including open shelving with storage cupboard, drawers, filing cabinets and work stations. Door leading to double garage and door to:
Range of built-in storage cupboards with shelving and hanging space. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Sink with mixer tap and cupboard space beneath. Tiled walls.
Low level WC. Hand basin. Partially tiled walls. Radiator.
INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE
‘Silverlox’ motorised garage door with up and over mechanism. Ceiling spotlights. Storage cupboards.
Light and airy with floating glass screen balustrade. Ceiling sun tubes.
Far reaching views towards Fawley to the west.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Built-in and tiled shower cubicle with curved door. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Hand basin with mixer tap. Mirror fronted medicine cabinet with light above. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.
Range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobes and storage cupboards, headboard and tallboy unit. Dressing unit with large mirror and pelmet lighting and shelving to either side including drawers beneath.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Corner shower cubicle. Tiled floor and walls. Circular hand basin with shelving to either side and mixer tap. Medicine cabinet with light above. Corner WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail.
White suite including Jacuzzi bath. ‘Villeroy & Boch’ hand basin with mixer tap and plinth and shelving beneath. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Corner shower cubicle. Tiled floor and walls. Storage unit. Heated towel rail. Radiator.
Fitted double mirror fronted wardrobes with shelving and hanging space. Fitted headboard. Open shelving with storage cupboards beneath. Double glazed patio door leading to:
Wonderfully bright and airy. ‘Amtico’ flooring incorporating uplighters. Pitched roof with pleated blinds. Three tilt and turn windows to side and front elevations with magnificent views over Portsmouth Harbour, the Solent and towards the Isle of Wight.
Magnificent views over Portsmouth Harbour, the Solent and towards the Isle of Wight. Range of built in bedroom furniture including chest of drawers, headboard with shelf above, tallboy unit with shelving, dressing unit with large mirror and shelving and drawers beneath.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE
Double glazed sliding patio doors leading to a sun room with magnificent views over Portsmouth Harbour, the Solent and towards the Isle of Wight. Extensive range of high quality and bespoke designer built ‘Art Deco’ style units with wave style fronts incorporating wooden and cream central island with matching units. Automatic blinds.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM (2)
Corner shower cubicle with jet system and monsoon style shower head. Tiled floor and walls. Hand basin with mixer tap. Cupboard with shelving beneath. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail. Door to:
Fitted shelving. Twin hot water cylinders with adjoining pump cistern.
Range of high quality freestanding bespoke bedside units, TV cabinet and tall chest of drawers (all matching dressing room furniture). Radiator with cover. Door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM (1)
This generous room has a large shower area to one end with glazed screen, monsoon style shower head and separate shower attachment. Two chrome heated towel rails. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Hand basin with wall mounted tap, glass splashback and mirror/light over. Bidet. Low level WC with concealed cistern
Glass roof. Full height double glazed windows to front elevation, four with tilt and turn mechanism. ‘Amtico’ flooring. Truly panoramic views from Hayling Island to the east, over Portchester Castle, Portsmouth Harbour, the Isle of Wight and to Fawley in the west. The sun room links through to the dressing room.
The house is approached through an electronically operated sliding gate with brick pillars and intercom system. Passing the pillars, a sweeping block paved driveway provides ample parking and turning and access to the double integral garage. The beautiful landscaped gardens were purchased and re-built from the Chelsea Flower Show incorporating a wide variety of shrubs, plants, bushes and including an extensive rockery garden water feature. The garden is enclosed by retaining walls with garden lighting. Immediately in front of the house steps lead to a patio/seating area with further decking which provides a wonderful vantage point.
Adjacent to the garage there is a covered car port with twin gates leading to the patio area with door to utility room, drying area and timber garden shed. A brick wall with garden gate leads to the rear garden.
The rear garden is centred around the outdoor heated swimming pool with extensive paved areas surrounding it. There is also a decked area with pergola above and an established grapevine.
There are a range of storage sheds including one housing the boiler and a further store with double doors, houses the filtration and pump system for the swimming pool. There are ‘His ‘n’ Hers’ changing rooms to the side of the swimming pool. Within the rear garden, there is a large variety of flowering shrubs, plants and hedging.
Fareham Borough Council. Tax Band G. Payable 2019/2020. £2,777.10.