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Castle Street, Portchester

£475,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 11685505
  • Type: House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Stunning interior
  • Abundance of character features
  • Pristine and high specification throughout
  • Stone's throw from Portchester Castle and the water
  • Pretty, private gardens with delightful seating areas
  • EPC- C

Property Summary

Situated in a glorious location within the conservation area of Portchester and affording views towards Portchester Castle from Bedroom 1, a stunning Victorian detached cottage which has been the subject of extensive works over the years offering stunning accommodation with beautifully stylised rooms. Approached via a picket fence and gate with a paved pathway flanked by well-stocked beds leads to the side entrance porch. A cobbled path and stunning folly with stone arch then leads to the rear garden. The rear garden is completely private with several delightful seating areas, paved terraces and Astro turf. The sitting room is situated to the front overlooking Castle Street itself via three sash windows with half plantation shutters and centring on a log burner with painted wood surround. The dining room has a square bay to the side elevation and fitted cupboards. The kitchen/breakfast room leads off of this, which has been beautifully fitted with ample bespoke painted cupboards with marble effect quartz work tops, a butler's sink and a range of appliances. This room is particularly light with a bank of windows to one side. A step leads to the rear porch with adjacent w.c and a stable door to the rear garden. Upstairs are two stunning bedrooms; Bedroom One has views over the old rooftops towards the castle; a half paned stained glass door leads to the ensuite bathroom, which centres on a feature cast iron fireplace. Bedroom 2 also has a feature fireplace and benefits from an en-suite shower room.



The property is situated within a conservation area, along the picturesque and sought-after Castle Street, amongst many other historic houses. This leads up to the English Heritage site of Portchester Castle. The castle was originally built in the late C3rd and is the most impressive and best preserved of the Saxon shore forts, with its wide open grounds making this an ideal picnic area for families. The waterfront, Portchester Sailing Club, village amenities and public houses are all in walking distance. As is Trafalgar Marina, which is a superb, very protected and quiet place to berth a boat, there is also an on-site café called The Beach Hut Café and marina facilities. Port Solent Marina is a short distance away as is more comprehensive shopping facilities. The property is conveniently located for excellent A/M27 road networks and public transport with the train station at Portchester being 0.6 miles away.

 

SUMMARY OF FEATURES: Stunning interior; Abundance of character features; Log burner to sitting room with several other feature fireplaces; Engineered oak to dining room; Flagstone floor to kitchen/breakfast room; Bespoke painted kitchen with appliances to include range master cooker, integral dishwasher and space for washing machine within cupboard; Stripped pine doors throughout; Double glazed wooden windows; Private gardens with large areas of seating; Short stroll to Portchester Castle; Excellent road and rail links.


GENERAL INFORMATION: TENURE: Freehold; SERVICES: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage; LOCAL AUTHORITY: Fareham Borough Council; TAX BOND: D



MILEAGES: Portchester Castle- 0.2 miles; Portchester train station-0.8 miles; Port Solent- 2.1 miles