Semi-detached house for sale in Ethelburt Avenue, Southampton SO16

Offers over £375,000
Semi-detached house for sale - 3 bedrooms 3 1 2
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Property features

  • Highly sought after Bassett Green Estate conservation area
  • Views over the top green
  • Two generous reception rooms
  • Modern kitchen and bathroom
  • 27'11" x 8'9" carport with single garage
  • 68' x 32' rear garden with westerly aspect to top left corner

Property description

Situated in the highly sought after Bassett Green Estate conservation area is this character Collins house that is offered for sale with no forward chain.

Owners Comments

"This is a rare opportunity to experience a village lifestyle while living in the heart of a modern cosmopolitan city.”


Enjoying views over the top green this property perfectly demonstrates Herbert Collins' original concept of a garden suburb with ornamental flowering cherry trees found throughout the estate that boasts two further greens whilst two grass tennis courts are available for the use of local residents.

The accommodation comprises a reception hall with a cloakroom, two comfortable reception rooms, a modern kitchen, three bedrooms and a bathroom. A number of nearby properties have converted the sizeable loft space to provide an additional bedroom and (subject to the necessary consents) there maybe similar scope here. A rare feature is the fully enclosed carport that measures 27'11" x 8'9" and benefits from its own up and over door on the front aspect. Connecting the single garage and the main house it forms a sizable contiguous and secure covered space. The rear garden measures 68' x 32' and has a Westerly aspect to the top left hand corner.


Approached via a recessed entrance porch that has a courtesy light, the reception hall features Parana pine floorboards, a side elevation window, a useful coats cupboard and a cloakroom. The spacious dining room has the advantage of a bay window enjoying views to the green and the open grate benefits from a working chimney. A double glazed sliding patio door and side panel lead from the lounge to the rear garden. Potential purchasers could combine this room with the adjacent kitchen to create an enviably proportioned open plan space that is a popular modern day lifestyle. The kitchen was fitted approximately three years ago and comprises light wood finished wall and base units with complementary work surfaces and an inset single drainer sink unit. Fitted appliances include a five burner gas hob, oven and grill whilst a double glazed window and half double glazed door overlook the rear garden. Featuring a secondary glazed side elevation window and stripped pine floorboards, the landing also has a loft hatch complete with a retractable loft ladder. The large master bedroom enjoys views over the top green and the full height/width wardrobes have sliding doors. Bedroom two has pleasant views over the rear garden and similarly features full height wardrobes with sliding doors that houses the gas fired boiler. Bedroom three also enjoys views to the top green and the corner stair bulkhead is the ideal base for a fitted wardrobe. The modern bathroom displays a white suite with a curved bath, glass screen and shower unit, wash hand basin with a toiletries cupboard below. The walls are fully tiled and there is a rear elevation window, whilst a double airing cupboard houses the hot water tank and the washing machine plumbing.


To the front of the property is a small lawn whilst a mature wisteria adorns the front elevation and has colourful blossom in May & October. The gravel driveway allows parking with an up and over door leading to the tandem length carport that has lighting and in turn leads to the single garage. The rear garden measures 68' x 32' with a patio area approached from the lounge and kitchen. A rockery area has a water feature and steps lead up to the lawn that has a host of mature shrubs and plants with the garden enjoying a good degree of privacy. With the top left hand corner benefitting from a westerly aspect the garden is well placed to enjoy the best of the summer sunshine.


The highly regarded Bassett Green Estate is well placed for access to the M3 & M27 motorway network and the Parkway railway station that is located opposite the international airport provides a fast route to Waterloo. The city centre with extensive shopping facilities is approximately five miles to the south and the University campus and General hospital are found within the vicinity. A convenience store is found nearby and schools for all ages are within easy travelling distance.

Agent Notes

The tenure is leasehold with a 999 year lease from circa 1930. We understand the ground rent approximately £9 pa and the freehold is owned by Herbert Collins Estate Ltd which is owned by the residents and managed for their collective benefit.

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