Manns and Manns are delighted to market this grade II listed five bedroom character penthouse apartment situated in the heart of the Royal Victoria Country Park within a secure gated development.
Royal Victoria Country Park, once the home of the biggest military hospital in the Victorian Empire, this 200-acre site is now ideal for relaxation and leisure. All that remains of the hospital is the chapel, which acts as a heritage centre providing history of the hospital. It also has a 150-foot (46 m) viewing tower, providing views over the park, and across Southampton Water to Hythe, and on a clear day, as far as Southampton itself.
Netley offers a range of local shops and a choice of public houses. Public transport is well catered for with Netley train station linking Portsmouth, Fareham and Southampton and onward journey links to London Waterloo, it is also within close distance of local sailing clubs. Netley Abbey Ruins and Southampton Water are also nearby, with the Abbey being the most complete surviving abbey built by the Cistercian monks in southern England, almost all the walls of its 13th century church still stand, together with many monastic buildings.
Local Area - Hamble
Hamble-Le-Rice is a picturesque Village situated on the South Coast of England, renowned for the local sailing facilities, Marinas, Sailing Clubs, eating and drinking establishments and beautiful Riverside walks. Whilst the village has retained its character, the surrounding area has grown to support three marinas and a host of shops, pubs and restaurants, services and businesses. There are woodland and coastal walks to enjoy, two country parks are situated nearby; The Royal Victoria Country Park and Manor Farm Country Park.
The community benefits from local junior and senior schools, children's clubs, Hamble Sports Complex with swimming pool, Hamble Parish Council, and the mobile library to name a few. The sporting opportunities include sailing clubs such as the Hamble River Sailing Club, Royal Southern Yacht Club, Warsash Sailing Club etc. Within Hamble, there are three marinas; Hamble Point Marina, Port Hamble Marina and Mercury Marina.
Hamble is also renowned for its restaurants and public houses. Traditional public houses include: The Victory Inn, The Bugle and Ye Olde Whyte Harte. Some of the other restaurants include: River Rat Cellar & Kitchen, La Dolce Vita, Cinnamon Bay, Banana Wharf, Boomerangs, Slipway and the King and Queen.
Hamble is easily accessible by a range of public transport links. It has bus routes running from the Southampton City Centre to Hamble and vice versa, train station with lines to Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour and the Pink Ferry service from Hamble to Warsash.
By car, Hamble is approximately 3 miles from M27 J8.
This five bedroom apartment is set in The Royal Victoria Country Park with its idyllic parkland with fabulous water views, a coffee shop, children's play area with miniature steam railway and beach front access.
The character property features enhance its elegance with its unique sash windows, high ceilings and a viewing gallery providing panoramic views across the park and Southampton water. It benefits from a large reception room, beautiful contemporary kitchen, utility room, study, two bathroom and a wine store.
There is a double garage and residents have access to a private gym with sauna. It also has a communal electric gated entrance.
The local area is within close proximity to M/A27 routes, the River Hamble, Southampton Water Front, Netley train station, Netley Village shops and local
eating and drinking establishments
nb There is a strictly no pets policy
hallway 10.65M Smooth plastered and coved ceiling with two skylights, loft access with a pull down ladder, radiator and a cupboard housing the rcd unit. Doors to all principal rooms.
Bedroom two 3.59M X 2.97M Smooth plastered and coved ceiling with picture rail, Georgian sash double glazed window to the front elevation, ample power points and radiator.
Bedroom three ( currently being used as A living area) 3.56 X 3.15M Smooth plastered and coved ceiling with a picture rail, a large Georgian style arched sash window to the front elevation, a feature fire place with an electric fire, ample power points and a radiator.
Bedroom four 5.81M X 1.90M Smooth plastered ceiling with picture rail, Georgian sash window to the rear elevation, single radiator, fitted bedroom furniture, radiator and ample power points.
Family bathroom Smooth and coved ceiling, Georgian sash window to the rear elevation, panel enclosed bath with shower attachment, WC, wash hand basin, tiling to principal areas and a radiator.
Reception room 11.47M X 5.25M reducing to 2.88M Smooth plastered ceiling with ornate coving and ceiling rose. Two Georgian double glazed sash windows to the front elevation with views over Royal Victoria Country Park and glimpse of Southampton water. There is a beautiful marble fire surround and mantel with a gas effect real fire. Fitted dresser unit, two radiators, storage cupboard, doors to kitchen, study and to the inner hall.
Study 1.90M X 3.76M ( to the fitted furniture) Smooth plastered and coved ceiling, fitted office furniture comprising of cupboard space and drawers. Radiator and ample power points.
Kitchen 4.52M X 2.70M Smooth plastered and coved ceiling with recess spot lighting and Georgian sash window to the rear elevation. This modern and contemporary kitchen comprises of matching wall and floor mounted units with Quartz work surface over and glass splash back. There is a 1 ½ bowl stainless sink with a mixer tap, waste disposal unit and engraved drainer. Neff microwave and combination oven and a Neff fan assisted oven, an induction five ring hob with extractor hood and under lighting. Integrated fridge freezer, integrated aeg dishwasher, brush stainless steel power points, vertical radiator, Amtico tiled floor and double radiator. Door to :
Utility Smooth plastered ceiling with ceiling light, wall and floor mounted units with roll top work surface over and the continuation of the Amtico tiled floor. There is plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted combination boiler and space for a further appliance.
Inner hallway Stairs to the first floor, storage cupboard, double radiator, telephone and power point. Door to the bathroom and door to the master bedroom .
Master bedroom 4.24M X 3.59M Smooth plastered and coved ceiling with picture rail, a large arch Georgian sash window to the front elevation providing views over the park and Southampton water To one side of the room there is a fitted bedroom furniture comprising of two double wardrobes with down lighters, drawers and glass fronted cupboard doors, with further drawers to other side of the room. Radiator and ample powers.
Bathroom Smooth plastered and coved ceiling with recess spot lighting, Georgian sash arch window to the front elevation. Large walk in shower cubicle, bath with central taps, WC and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls, double radiator, heated chrome towel radiator and a fitted mirror.
Bedroom five 5.07M X 3.28M Smooth plastered and sloping ceiling, velux window to the front elevation, fitted cupboard, electric Dimplex heater, ample power points, door to walk in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.
Wine store 1.24M X 3.00M Exposed brick work with wine racks, small under stair storage cupboard and power points.
Viewing gallery ( formally known as the water tower) 2.47M X 2.46M Triple aspect double glazed windows with panoramic views across the park and Southampton Water, smooth plastered ceiling with a lantern light and wall mounted light power points and electric heater.
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Maintenance Charges £780 per quarter to include building insurance.
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