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Richville Road, Shirley, Southampton, Hampshire


Property Summary

A stunning Victorian home in a sought after part of Shirley, within close proximity to Foundry Lane Primary School. A property with a wealth of character throughout, this home has been refurbished and extended to a high standard, complementing use for a young family. In brief accommodation comprises three well proportioned bedrooms, family bathroom, open sitting and family area with two open chimneys and an attractive bay window. To the back of the home is a well equipped kitchen opening to a beautiful, modern rear extension to include a versatile dining/family area, study, utility room and cloakroom. The attractive rear garden features a pleasant southerly facing aspect and a study/workshop with power.
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3

Ground Floor
The entrance door opens in to a handy porch leading to the hallway, where stairs lead to the first floor. A further door presents the open sitting and family area. This is a lovely double aspect space benefitting from a bay window to the front, also with two feature open fireplaces, providing welcomed character and a great focal point. The kitchen has a range of cupboards and drawers, space for a range style gas cooker, built in dish washer and built in fridge freezer. A side aspect window provides natural light and a cupboard houses the boiler. This opens into the recently extended back of the property, currently used as a dining room/additional family area - the perfect space for modern living, and creating a modern twist to this characterful home. Keeping the character with an attractive exposed brick wall on one side as well as featuring a underfloor heating, vaulted ceiling with skylights and bi-fold doors that open out to the rear garden. Also part of the extension is a separate and useful study overlooking the rear garden and a utility room, which has space and plumbing for a washing machine along with space for a tumble dryer and space for an additional fridge freezer. A further door from here opens to the cloakroom comprising WC and wash basin as also under a vaulted ceiling with a skylight.

First Floor
On the first floor, the landing gives access to the three bedrooms and family bathroom. Bedroom one is a large double room to the front aspect with two windows making the room exceptionally light. Bedroom two is another generous double looking over the rear of the home, while bedroom three is a single room also to the rear elevation. Completing the upstairs accommodation, the family bathroom comprises a WC, wash basin, claw and ball bath that has an antique style shower mixer tap and a rainfall shower, tiled walls and feature tiled flooring.

A patio area adjoins the rear of the home, which makes for an ideal seating area for family and guests. With a lovely sunny aspect, the rest of the rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn, with a shingled path leading to a storage shed/workshops at the rear. Enclosed by fencing at each side, it is also decorated with an array of mature shrubs and attractive flowerbeds. A further bonus is pedestrian access at the side to the front of the property.

Shirley is a popular residential area within walking distance of Shirley High Street. The area benefits from regular bus services connecting to all parts of the city and recreational facilities can be found at nearby St. James Park and Southampton Common. Access points to the M3 & M27 motorways allow fast lines of communication to regional towns and cities and the central railway station is a 10 minute drive away.

Sellers Position
Found an onward purchase



Gas central heating, also with gas underfloor heating in the extension

UPVC double glazed

Infant and Junior School
Foundry Lane Primary School

Secondary School
Regents Park Secondary School

Council Tax
Tax band C

Property Features

  • Beautiful Victorian home brimming with character
  • Three well proportioned bedrooms
  • Stunning modern family/dining area extension with underfloor heating and bi-fold doors to rear garden
  • Charming sitting room with attractive bay window and feature multi-fuel stove
  • Additional open family area flowing to kitchen
  • Separate study area, useful utility room and cloakroom
  • Family bathroom on first floor
  • Appealing southerly facing garden with useful workshop/storage shed

1 Middlebridge Street,
Hampshire SO51 8HJ

01794 521339

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