Gar Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8GQ | Property for sale | Savills
205.87 sq m(2,216 sq ft)
Guide price £1,699,950($2,001,861)

Gar StreetWinchester, Hampshire, SO23 8GQ

    Key features

    • Superb tucked away city location with parking
    • Immaculately maintained throughout
    • Welcoming entrance hall and versatile storage
    • Bespoke designed kitchen and dining room
    • Classic formal drawing room and informal snug/living
    • Principal bedroom suite and four further bedrooms
    • Views of the cathedral and communal grounds
    • Private landscaped garden and garaging

    An exceptional City residence, with parking, a garage and a stunning outlook.

    About this property

    • This truly exquisite Grade II listed residence, which was converted in 1996 from a former late Victorian barracks block of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, has a superb interior offering both versatility and practicality to suit very well the demands of modern day living. The current owners have meticulously maintained the interior to a particularly high standard. There has been a wonderful update of the interior which compliments the existing period features which adorn throughout.

      From the dramatic yet elegant façade, the welcoming entrance hall impresses with the height of the ceiling that then continues throughout the property. There is also an abundance of natural light gained from the tall sash windows. The accommodation comprises as follows: ground floor entrance hall with library shelving and space for a reception table, with a door leading through to an inner hallway accessing then a useful cloaks cupboard, utility/laundry room and the rear internal for the integral garage. The garage is of a generous size and has an additional storage cupboard to the rear. From the upper ground floor (garden level), the kitchen/dining room
      overlooks the front of the property towards Serles House. The kitchen has been comprehensively fitted with a tastefully designed range of units and integrated ‘high end' appliances. The kitchen is separated from the dining area with a movable island. There is a lovely informal living room/snug to the rear, with a view across the courtyard garden.

      Stairs lead up to the first floor, whereby there is a classic formal drawing room with and outlook across the garden but also with a second southerly aspect view too. This floor also has two bedrooms, each with fitted wardrobes and the use of a luxuriously appointed shower room suite. Up to the second floor, this could be considered as the primary accommodation, with three further bedrooms, which includes a principal bedroom suite and a further well appointed bathroom. Each of these bedrooms have the convenience of fitted wardrobes and delightful views of either the cathedral or the communal gardens and surrounding Peninsula Barracks.

      The property has private parking for a single vehicle adjacent to the garage, which too can provide parking. There is also two visitor parking permits. The rear garden has been beautifully
      landscaped and kept in an excellent seasonal order. The outside space offers a tranquility and privacy to then enjoy and relax within. A gate to the rear provides further access to the established lawn of the communal grounds.

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    Such a wonderful tranquil setting being so close to the City's amenities.

    Jon LaceyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Gar Street has a delightful ‘tucked away' position off the back of Southgate Street, with an exceptional setting within the highly regarded and sought after lower Peninsula Barracks. The property forms a part of a wonderful central courtyard alongside the historic building of Serle's House, thus providing a welcome amount of privacy. From its elevated position, the property also garners a splendid views across the city towards Winchester Cathedral and the Downs beyond.
    • Gar Street is ideally located for the High Street (0.15 mile) and the main line railway station (0.5 mile), however there is a convenient vehicular access too. The Cathedral, Winchester College and the water meadows of St Cross which stretch along the bank of the River Itchen are also within the vicinity. There are superb walks through the historic cathedral streets, through the water meadows and on to St Catherine's Hill.
    • For the commuter and those seeking to travel out from the city, the M3 motorway, junctions 9, 10 and 11, is within easy reach, making both London and Southampton readily accessible, with further convenient access to the M27, Southampton International Airport, South Coast and New Forest. There is also a fast train service to London Waterloo (within the hour).

    Additional information

    • Service charge for communal grounds: Currently £1691.37 2021/2022
    • Council Tax Band G
    • All mains services connected
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G