6 Jewry Street
5 Oaklands Close is a lovely detached family house of approximately 1617 sq ft and believed to have been built in 1970. It is close to Kings School and within easy access of central Winchester and the railway station.
From the enclosed porch, double doors open in the hallway, connecting all the downstairs rooms. The large double aspect drawing room has a lovely curved bay window to the front with a window seat and sliding patio doors to the rear opening onto the garden. The lovely bright room has oak flooring with underfloor heating, a fireplace plus a cosy snug area to the rear. The curtains in this room are electrically operated on a timer switch. On the far side of the hallway is the dining room with a large floor to ceiling window and wooden flooring.
The kitchen, a bright well-lit room has plenty of worktop space and a wealth of storage in the form of white fitted cupboards and shelving. Integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer, Neff oven, Bosch microwave and space for white goods. There is also a cloakroom accessed from the hallway.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms including the master bedroom with an en suite bathroom as well as the family bathroom with a bath and separate shower cubicle. Currently the smallest bedroom is being used as a study with fitted shelving, cupboards and desk unit.
To the front of the house the driveway allows for off-road parking with double metal gates opening up to further driveway parking and the detached garage with separate store room, currently used as a wine cellar. The front garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. The rear garden is accessed through a wooden trellis arch with a good sized paved terrace extending the width of the house. Steps lead up to the pretty landscaped garden mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders.
The property is situated on the south western fringes of the city within the catchment area of Kings School. It is well situated for all the amenities of the city including a range of shopping and leisure facilities including a theatre, cinema, tennis and squash club, a number of restaurants and bars together with a mainline railway station serving London Waterloo in about 1 hour.
Road communications are excellent, the M3 can be joined on the north-eastern side of Winchester (Junction 9). To the south, the M3 links with the M27 coastal motorway and Southampton Airport and to the north the A303 and A34 providing access to the West Country and Midlands respectively. The Royal Winchester and South Winchester Golf courses can be found within a mile.
There are a good selection of state and private schools in the area including Kings School and The Westgate as well as Twyford Preparatory, Pilgrims, Princes Mead, King Edwards, Winchester College, St Swithuns and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College.
From the centre of Winchester proceed along Romsey Road, straight across the roundabout and after a short distance turn right into Oaklands Close where the property will be found on the right at the end of the close.Read all