Reception Rooms: 4
A fine Grade II listed townhouse, which retains many of its original Georgian features, which include sash windows, a cellar, high ceilings and large open fireplaces. No. 48 Broad Street sits in a prominent position within the conservation area in the centre of Alresford, and is conveniently located for the shops and facilities available within the town. The property has a beautifully landscaped garden, which extends some way behind the house, a thatched barn offering storage and parking for a couple of small cars. A nearby parking space is included in the sale. There is no onward chain.
The property is entered from Broad Street, with the front door opening to a long hallway, which has been hand-painted with pictures of garden birds. The well-proportioned drawing room has an elegant fireplace and windows facing onto Broad Street and to the side. The sitting room has an attractive bay window onto Broad Street and a fireplace. The dining room is currently used as a study and has a window onto the garden, a fireplace and a range of fitted shelving and storage. The light and airy kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of bespoke kitchen units, smart worksurfaces and an electric AGA. A cupboard houses the modern boiler and pressurised water tank. French doors open to a formal garden terrace. A further reception room links the kitchen with the hallway, where there is a cloakroom and access to the cellar.
From the first floor landing doors lead to three double bedrooms and a shower room. The principle bedroom has a view of the garden and an en-suite bathroom, with a door into the laundry room. Stairs lead up to the second floor, where there is storage on the landing, two double bedrooms and a shower room.
The beautiful gardens are a particular feature of the property, and they have been open to the public during the biennial Broad Street gardens open day. The gardens have been landscaped to include topiary, seating areas, lawns and mature planting. They are very secluded and include a long thatched barn, which offers good storage and, part of which could be used as garaging for one or two small cars. A nearby parking space is owned by the property.
Alresford is a beautiful Georgian town known for its variety of independent shops, restaurants and inns located in stunning surroundings on the edge of the South Downs National Park. Attractions include the Watercress steam railway, schools for infant, junior and secondary education, several churches and an active and inclusive community. The cathedral city of Winchester is about 7 miles away and there is easy access to the south coast, the midlands and London via the road network. There is also mainline rail access to London from both Winchester and Alton. Southampton airport is only about half an hour away by car.
SERVICES We understand that all mains services are connected.
LOCAL AUTHORITY INFORMATION Winchester City Council
Council Tax Band: G