Chesil Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HU | Property for sale | Savills
3,945 sq ft(366.50 sq m)
Guide price £1,650,000(€1,950,168)

Chesil StreetWinchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HU


    Key features

    • Spacious reception rooms
    • Kitchen/breakfast room
    • Home office
    • Extensive Basement
    • Six bedrooms, two bathrooms and one en suite
    • Enclosed rear garden
    • Video tour available on request

    An elegant 18th Century town house with a stunning interior of around 3945 sq. ft. and wonderful west facing view towards the City

    About this property

    • This wonderful 18th Century town house with its elegant façade offers a versatile accommodation across three floors with a further extensive basement area, all in all amounting 3945 sq. ft. Presented in an immaculate condition, 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

      From a welcoming entrance vestibule, there is a generous sized reception hall, with an eye catching period fireplace. Doorways lead through to: a formal dining room with library bookshelves; a comfortable sitting room with a door in turn leading to a large home office with a double doors leading to the rear garden; the kitchen, which is fitted with an attractive range of units and integrated appliances, with a doorway to the adjoining breakfast room; doorways to the rear garden, cloakroom/WC and the basement.

      An elegant staircase winds up and through to the top floor of the house, with a laundry room located off an initial half landing. The first floor has a superb main bedroom suite, with a walk-in dressing room and en suite shower. There is interlinking
      bedroom to the suite which is currently used a snug however would make an ideal nursery or separate additional bedroom.
      There is a further double bedroom and family bathroom. The second floor has two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is a children's playroom which could be used as a further
      bedroom. From the ground floor to second floor, there are lovely views to the rear across the Itchen Navigation towards the Cathedral.

      The basement area is extensive and has good everyday head
      height. It is split into four useful areas: a workshop; garden store (with garden access); games rooms (currently used to play billiards); a general store/wine cellar.

      OUTSIDE
      To the rear, there is a delightful south/west facing garden, which is accessible from the kitchen breakfast room, rear lobby or office. The garden offers peaceful privacy and a fabulous space for outdoor entertaining.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Buriton House is an exceptional example from the Georgian period, which has proven to be a wonderful family home for the current owners, who have then enjoyed its hugely versatile interior, private garden and its ever so convenient proximity to all of the City's amenities.

    Jon LaceyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Buriton House is situated on Chesil Street, close to the historic National Trust Winchester City Mill and the Old Chesil Rectory and the pretty walled gardens backing on to the Weirs of the Itchen Navigation. One of the premier chalk streams in England, the Itchen, flows past the house.
    • Winchester College and Pilgrims prep school are within 0.5 miles
    • 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 (16 ft). Sailing is offered at the Solent with its many marinas; possibly the headquarters of international yachting. There is golf available at Royal Winchester and a number of other local courses in the area. The Winchester Sport and Leisure Park with a 50m swimming pool is less than a mile from the house, and also the well known
    • Bereweeke squash and tennis club is in the City.

    Additional information

    • The house has dual zone permit parking. There are season ticket bays available at Chesil Street Multi-Storey Car Park located less than 100 metres from the house.
    • Mains connections: water, gas, electricity and drainage. Full fibre broadband.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G