Austen House, 81 North Walls, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8DA | Property for sale | Savills
973 sq ft(90.39 sq m)
Guide price £450,000(€513,095)

Austen House81 North Walls, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8DA

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2023
  • Welcoming entrance lobby
  • Spacious reception room with large bay window
  • Two bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes
  • Use of patio garden terrace
  • One allocated parking space
  • Secure bike store and lock-up storage

A fabulous ground floor city centre apartment with parking and use of a garden terrace.

About this property

  • Austen House dates back to the late 1800's and was formerly a school and the city public reference library. The property was acquired by Beechcroft in 2010 and beautifully converted into 12 appealing apartments.

    Entered from a private front door, this superb ground floor apartment has a welcoming entrance lobby, with access directly through to a comprehensively fitted kitchen and a door leading through to a fabulous reception room. The reception room has a wonderful amount of space, with an impressive bay window and dramatic ceiling height. To the rear of the apartment, there are two bedrooms, each with built in wardrobes and access to a bathroom suite. From the principal bedroom, there is access via a rear door onto a paved walkway giving access to the basement storage area and also the North Walls side gate.

    The frontage of Austen House has been meticulously maintained and landscaped to incorporate the parking area. This apartment has the use of an enclosed terrace at the front. The apartment has one private allocated parking space directly to the front of the property, as well as access to a secure bike store and a further secure storage area located in the basement of the building.

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This superb ground floor apartment has undergone a light refurbishment, creating a superb opportunity for any buyer looking for a high quality low maintenance property.

Jon LaceyProperty agent

Local information

  • Austen House is located in the heart of Winchester city centre. This vibrant cathedral city offers a wide range of boutique shops, theatre, cinema, restaurants and pubs, as well as many attractive walks through the historic streets to the water meadows and St Catherine's Hill beyond.
  • Ideally located for the fast train link to London Waterloo (approximately 55 minutes) and good road links to the M3/A303/A34, the South coast, and the New Forest. Southampton International airport is approximately 11 miles away.
  • The Westgate School and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College are close by, both of which are highly regarded, as are the nearby independent schools, St Swithun's, Winchester College and The Pilgrims' School.

Additional information

  • Share of Freehold - 999 years from 1 January 2010
  • Service charge:
  • EPC Rating: C
  • Tenure: Share of Freehold. Lease Expiry: 01/01/3009 (984 years remaining)
  • Service Charge: TBC
  • Ground Rent: TBC
  • Council Tax Band: E