This is one of those rare properties which offers super, principal family accommodation but also immense flexibility of use thanks to its thoughtful configuration. The ground floor includes a wonderful open plan space to the rear – a collection of rooms which are perfect for socialising. There is also opportunity to further extend if so desired and subject to relevant planning permissions.
This is one of those rare properties which offers super, principal family accommodation but also immense flexibility of use thanks to its thoughtful configuration. The ground floor includes a wonderful open plan space to the rear a collection of rooms which are perfect for socialising. There is also opportunity to further extend if so desired and subject to relevant planning permissions.
The large central hallway has stairs rising to the first floor and doors through to both the sitting room on one side and to the kitchen at the rear, passing a useful cupboard under the stairs on the way. The heart of the house is the excellent open-plan kitchen, dining, and family room, which is a bright, open space - supremely well-designed as both a practical and sociable area for the modern family. Coming off this space to one side is a good size downstairs WC and access to the garage, whilst the other side gives access to a useful and generous size utility room with skylighting and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Amongst many features the kitchen includes integrated appliances such as a dishwasher, fridge/freezer and an aga style oven. The dining area is a lovely light filled space, and there are double patio doors onto the garden aswell as a further single patio door at the further end. Adjacent to the kitchen is a family room/snug.
The main sitting room is a lovely bright space with double aspect windows and is situated to the front. A small set of steps rise from the entrance hall to a good size double bedroom or would also make a great guest room. On the first floor, the comfortable master bedroom is a lovely bright room with double aspect windows. There is another double bedroom and single bedroom with built-in cupboard, and there is a modern family bathroom with p-shaped bath and separate shower room for these to share.
The large attractive private rear garden has side access and with a patio stretching across the whole width of the house perfect for al-fresco dining. The garden is dotted with trees, and equally well-designed with garden shed and summer house and there is an excellent sized insulated log cabin at the bottom of the garden a perfect space for a home office, complete with electricity and wi-fi. There is ample off-road parking at the front of the house, with front garden and the integral garage provides excellent storage. There is also additional permit parking.
From our office in Southgate Street, turn left at the traffic lights into the High Street. At the mini roundabout turn right into Upper High Street, then left across the railway bridge. Turn right into St Pauls Hill then straight across the roundabout at the bottom of the hill into Stockbridge Road. Continue down Stockbridge Road across three more mini roundabouts, then take second right into Godwin Close. Turn right, and the property can be found on the left.
Godwin Close is situated on the northern fringes of Winchester, ideally placed to give easy access to the mainline railway station and the local shops (including Waitrose) on Stoney Lane, where restaurants, takeaways, a pharmacy, post office and large GP practice and health centre can be found. The city centre is within easy reach, with its high street shops, boutiques, library, coffee shops, public houses, restaurants, theatre, cinema, museums and the city's historic cathedral. The M3 motorway, A34 and A303 are also easily accessible from this location. The property is close to very good local primary and secondary schools, including Kings, Westgate and Henry Beaufort. Peter Symonds Sixth Form College is also nearby and is recognised for its outstanding results for pre-university education.