Eastgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8EB | Property for sale | Savills
201.41 sq m(2,168 sq ft)
Guide price £650,000($822,868)

Eastgate StreetWinchester, Hampshire, SO23 8EB

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Attractive double fronted facade with original bay windows
  • Private garden and off street parking
  • Unique opportunity to restore a historic building into a family home
  • Western/Westgate school catchment
  • Ideal prospect for investment
  • Prime central Winchester location

An iconic double fronted Victorian Grade II listed property currently arranged as two apartments, with the potential to convert back to one residential home (subject to planning).

About this property

  • A unique opportunity to restore and convert one of Winchester's most recognisable double fronted Victorian homes. Currently arranged as two apartments over four floors, the property is ideal for conversion back into an imposing and spacious family home of over 2168 sq ft. The accommodation retains many of the buildings original period features with high ceilings and large bay windows, a feature unique to these four properties. Restoring the original front and central entrance would create balanced accommodation with further possibilities in the cellar for utilities, a family room or work space. There could be up to four bedrooms and two bathrooms once the conversion is complete, ideal for family life in the city. The existing apartments are well-presented and feel bright and spacious due to the natural light flooding in from the large windows and high ceilings. The room proportions are generous and make for an ideal first city home or as an investment to rent out (figures available upon request).

    The west facing garden is mainly laid to lawn with a selection of shrubs and trees that create a sense of privacy. There is a paved terrace which would be ideal for dining al fresco or enjoying the afternoon and evening sun. The outlook is particularly attractive looking towards the St John's Almshouses and a variety of other historic residential buildings. There is off street parking for two vehicles and access over a private road leading back to Eastgate Street.

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One of Winchester's most recognisable period properties in a prime position near to King Alfred's statue and the pedestrianised high street.

Robert TottleProperty agent

Local information

  • Located off the City's Broadway and also overlooking the St Johns Almshouses, the property affords an idyllic situation a few steps from King Alfred's statue and the historic heart of this once capital of Saxon England. The City affords a wealth of amenities on this property's doorstep, with its excellent variety of branded and independent retail stores, boutiques, recreational and cultural facilities such as the Chesil and Theatre Royal, local cinema as well as the many café's, restaurants and pubs. There are beautiful walks along the River Itchen and its water meadows leading to Cathedral Close, the world renowned Winchester College and St Catherine's Hill.
  • Communications are first class with Winchester main line station
  • (0.7 miles) providing a regular train service to London Waterloo
  • (approximately 59 minutes). The M3 is nearby providing access to the south and the M27 coastal motorway with London to the north, the A34 to the Midlands and the A303 and A34 providing access to the west country. The New Forest is within easy reach, as is the south coast with its sailing on the Solent. Southampton International Airport is nearby, approximately 10 miles, and provides an ever increasing service to both domestic and European destinations.
  • This unique opportunity would be appealing to buyers looking to undertake a project to create their ideal city home as well as
  • investors looking to add to their portfolio.

Additional information

  • All mains services connected
  • Freehold
  • Flat 5 – Council Tax Band B
  • Flat 5a – Council Tax Band C
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: B