Austen House, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8DA | Property for sale | Savills
2,440 sq ft(226.68 sq m)
Guide price £850,000(€969,179)

Austen HouseWinchester, Hampshire, SO23 8DA

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in February 2024
  • Three double bedrooms, bathroom, en-suite and further ground floor shower room/WC
  • Sitting Room with adjoining dining room and a large fully fitted kitchen with breakfast room
  • Large study / potential guest bedroom
  • Secluded South/West facing garden terrace and private parking
  • No Forward Chain

An impressive 2440 sq. ft. City mews with private parking and a south/west facing garden/terrace. Offered with no chain.

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 and resorted to its former glory in 2010 into 12 appealing apartments and this fabulous property which is located to the rear of the building. A perfectly situated mews style house, set back away from the usual fanfare of the City's day to day, the property is approached via secure gated access from the Exchange Square off Jewry Street.

    The property interior has been superbly appointed and is of an excellent decorative order throughout. The exceptional interior of this property is configured over two floors with accommodation of around 2440 sq. ft. The ground floor has a welcoming entrance hall and middle reception that leads through to a large living area. The living space centralises around a spacious sitting room which then has an adjoining dining area and kitchen. There is a separate study off the entrance hall, as is a cloakroom with shower. The kitchen is fitted with a stylish range of units and integrated appliances.

    From a galleried landing the first floor has a split level landing with three bedrooms. The principal bedroom has a en suite and walk through dressing area. The two other bedrooms share the ‘Jack and Jill' bathroom suite.

    OUTSIDE
    The property also has means of use to a side access as an informal terrace garden which is accessible from a number of external doors. Unique to this property, in addition to the allocated private parking space located at the front of Austen House, there is vehicular access from Jewry Street to a gated terrace/parking area. Residents of Austen House also have access to an external bin store and secure cycle store.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A superb amount of living space and located in this tucked away position off the Jewry Street. Ideal for City living and a convenient access to a wealth of amenities.

Jon LaceyProperty agent

Local information

  • Austen House is located in the heart of Winchester, close to the Theatre, the excellent public library and to a choice of many fine restaurants in the city centre, or to the railway station. 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 – long lease remainder of 999 (968 years) from 1st January 2010.
  • Service charge (no ground rent): 2022/2023 - £4,050 per annum including buildings insurance, external maintenance, maintenance of common areas.
  • Gas central heating to radiators. Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.
  • EPC Rating: C
  • Tenure: Share of Freehold. Lease Expiry: 01/01/2978 (953 years remaining)
  • Service Charge: TBC
  • Ground Rent: TBC
  • Council Tax Band: F