The house is situated on Chesil Street, close to the historic National Trust Winchester City Mill and the Old Chesil Rectory and the pretty walled garden sides on to the Weirs of the Itchen Navigation.
Winchester College and Pilgrims prep school are nearby and there are also a good selection of state and private schools in the area including All Saints CE Primary School and The Westgate School as well as Kings' Secondary School, Henry Beaufort, Twyford Preparatory, Prince's Mead, King Edward's, St Swithun's and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College and Winchester University.
The railway station is about 1 mile from the house with its regular connection to London Waterloo (in about 1 hour). Road communications are excellent, the M3 can be joined on the south side of Winchester (Junction 11). 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 property is close to the Chesil Theatre the home of The Winchester Dramatic Society. The Theatre Royal is within half a mile. The Grange Opera, for the summer season, is within 10.4 miles of the city. One of the premier chalk streams in England, the Itchen, flows past the house. The Test and the Dever are within 17.1 miles. Sailing is offered at the Solent with its many marina's; possibly the headquarters of international yachting. There is golf available at Royal Winchester and a number of other local courses in the area. The Recreation Centre is within close proximity of the house, and also the well known Bereweeke squash and tennis club is in the City.
This wonderful early 19th Century Georgian town house with its elegant façade offers a versatile accommodation of around 3181 sq. ft. across four floors and has come to the market for the first time in a generation. The classically styled property with many period features is within close proximity of Winchester city centre. It also has lovely views towards the Cathedral and the Guildhall from the rear of the property.
The entrance is from a flight of stone and railed steps to an attractive front door, opening into an impressive hallway, which showcases the high ceilings then evident throughout the property. There is an elegant staircase that sweeps up to the second floor landing with a fabulous glass lantern roof which allows for an abundance of natural light. Each of the principal rooms are of excellent proportions, with classic period features including fireplace and tall sash windows providing a light interior and stunning views to the rear. The lower ground floor, which then allows for access on to rear garden, has the potential for reconfiguration (subject to usual consents), of then the existing kitchen/breakfast room and separate dining room. The property has been well-maintained and provides an opportunity for the next owner to modernise to their own style (subject to usual consents).
At the front of the property, there is a second staircase that accesses the lower ground floor via the kitchen lobby, as well as a useful spacious storage area, suitable for bike storage etc. The beautiful rear walled garden is accessed via the lower ground floor hallway, to a paved terrace that extends via a pathway through the established rear garden to a gated shared access to the river's edge. The garden has a shed and WC.