Guide Price £975,000
Thistledown is an imposing 1930s built detached family home which is set back from the main road behind an attractive wall with soldier railings over and wrought iron remote controlled gates, as well as having deep car parking and front garden. The 1930s style is considered by many to be one of the most attractive with curved and square bay windows, high ceilings and roof lines, this particular property has been extended and improved to form what now can only be described as an excellent, well presented family home. The accommodation is arranged over two primary floors and provides 3813 sq ft of living space, there is a large hallway with galleried landing over, 26 drawing room, study, dining room, 21 kitchen leading to a morning room, cloakroom, loggia, utility room and pool room on the ground floor with four double bedrooms, the master having a feature en-suite bathroom and two further bathrooms on the first floor.
PROPERTY SUMMARY Thistledown is an imposing 1930's built detached family home which is set back from the main road behind an attractive wall with soldier railings over and wrought iron remote controlled gates, as well as having deep car parking and front garden. The 1930's style is considered by many to be one of the most attractive with curved and square bay windows, high ceilings and roof lines, this particular property has been extended and improved to form what now can only be described as an excellent, well presented family home. The accommodation is arranged over two primary floors and provides 3813 sq ft of living space with a symmetrical frontage and central doorway, there is a large hallway with galleried landing over, 26' drawing room, study, dining room, 21' kitchen leading to a morning room, cloakroom, loggia, utility room and pool room on the ground floor with four double bedrooms, the master having a feature en-suite bathroom and two further bathrooms on the first floor. There is a large double garage, summer house, well laid out and established lawns as well as a heated swimming pool. Located in a raised plot in the heart of Drayton, the property is ideally situated for those looking easy commutable road links, shopping amenities, bus routes, recreation grounds and being within the catchment for both Court Lane and Springfield Schools (subject to confirmation), early internal viewing is strongly recommended in order to appreciate both the accommodation and location on offer.
ENTRANCE To the front of the property is a brick retaining wall with blue coping stones over with wrought iron soldier railings wrapping from the Havant Road around into Penrhyn Avenue, twin curved walls leading to large brick pillars with sandstone coping stones over leading to remote control wrought iron gates, large brick paviour driveway, to the left hand side is a stone retaining wall with shrubs, evergreens, mature trees and bushes, access to double garage. Directly to the front of the house is a further turning and parking area with lawned garden, range of shrubs, evergreens, bushes and mature tree, the house is symmetrical frontage with curved stepping stone steps with rendered and painted balustrade and pillars leading to raised crazy paved terrace with flowering shrub borders wrapping to the front of the property, double glazed frosted leadlight twin storm doors with matching windows to either side and over leading to:
PORCH Black and white tiled flooring, original front door with leadlight stained glass panels and matching panels to either side, brass furniture and foot plate, leading to:
HALLWAY 19' 5" x 11' 10" (5.92m x 3.61m) Balustrade staircase rising to galleried landing over, mahogany wooden flooring, radiator with cover over, door to understairs storage cupboard, high skirting boards, ornate ceiling rose and coving, second radiator with matching cover over, dado rail with wallpaper painted in a Farrow & Ball colour under, entry phone system.
DRAWING ROOM 26' 10" x 16' 9" (8.18m x 5.11m) Double glazed bow bay window to front aspect overlooking garden with shutter blinds and curve radiator under, mahogany wooden flooring, high skirting boards, ornate ceiling rose and coving, second double glazed window to front aspect with matching shutters and double radiator under, sliding double glazed door with full height panel to one side and shutters leading to rear garden, surround fireplace with granite inlay and hearth, power points, panelled door, dimmer switches, picture light.
STUDY 13' 0" x 13' 0" (3.96m x 3.96m) Double glazed window to side aspect, ornate ceiling rose and coving, comprehensive range of 'Conquest' fitted wooden open shelving, storage cupboards with work station and range of drawer units, radiator with matching cover over, central chimney breast with surround fireplace, granite inlay and matching hearth, power points, panelled door to hallway, twin double glazed doors leading to:
LOGGIA 12' 11" x 4' 11" (3.94m x 1.5m) Double glazed door leading to rear garden, retaining wall with double glazed windows over, pitched roof with skylight window.
CLOAKROOM Low level w.c., ceramic tiled to half wall level, radiator, feature vanity unit with oval wash hand basin, granite surround and mixer tap with cupboard under, double glazed window to side aspect, extractor fan, ceiling coving, Karndean flooring.
DINING ROOM 16' 5" x 14' 0" (5m x 4.27m) Square double glazed window to front aspect with shutters, double radiator under, ornate ceiling rose and coving, dado rail, high skirting boards, panelled door to hallway, dimmer switch, power points, wood surround fireplace with granite inlay and hearth, interlinking door leading to kitchen.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 21' 5" x 16' 0" (6.53m x 4.88m) With large opening leading to morning room. Comprehensive range of cream fronted 'Conquest' kitchen units with granite work surface, double glazed window to side aspect with shutters, ceiling coving and spotlights, corner recessed area with space for American style fridge/freezer with cold water supply, ceramic tiled surrounds, granite splashback, power points, tall larder style unit, Karndean flooring, free standing 'Britannia' range style cooker with six ring hob and double ovens under, extractor hood, fan and light over, under unit lighting, inset 1½ bowl sink unit with granite drainer to one side, mixer tap and cupboards under, integrated dishwasher with matching door, range of drawer units. Breakfast area; matching ceiling coving and spotlights, dresser style unit with glazed panelled doors to upper section, drawers and cupboards under, door to hallway, radiator with cover over, bracket and wiring for wall mounted T.V, breakfast bar style peninsular divide leading to morning room, door to built-in larder with range of shelving, window to rear aspect overlooking morning room.
MORNING ROOM 29' 5" x 8' 8" (8.97m x 2.64m) Matching 'Karndean' flooring, sloping roof with three skylight windows, retaining wall with double glazed windows on all aspects with central double doors leading to rear garden, two radiators, power points, remote control 'Thomas Sanderson' blinds, utility cupboard with range of shelving, door to interlinking lobby.
LOBBY Double glazed frosted door to rear aspect with window to one side, further matching door to front, ceramic tiled flooring, door to:
UTILITY ROOM 10' 2" x 10' 1" (3.1m x 3.07m) Ceiling coving, double glazed frosted window to front aspect, work surface with cupboards over, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, 'Dimplex' storage heater, butler sink with tiled splashback and chrome legs, low level w.c, tall larder style cupboard, door to lobby, ceiling spotlights, door to:
POOL ROOM Shower cubicle with rail and curtain, double glazed frosted window to front aspect, wall mounted 'Vaillant' boiler supplying heating for swimming pool, filtration and pump system for pool, storage cupboards, heater.
FIRST FLOOR Galleried landing with balustrade overlooking hallway, ornate ceiling rose and coving, picture rail with wallpaper painted in matching Farrow & Ball colour, access via extendable ladder to loft space.
BEDROOM 1 17' 2" into bay window x 16' 1" (5.23m x 4.9m) Double glazed bow bay window to front aspect with shutters, double glazed window to side with matching shutters, range of 'Hammonds' built-in bedroom furniture including wardrobes, chest of drawers, vanity area and bedside cabinets, radiator, power points, door to landing, second radiator, arched opening leading to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 12' 0" x 7' 8" (3.66m x 2.34m) Karndean flooring, free standing double ended bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, vanity unit with 'his and hers' oval wash hand basins with mixer taps and towel shelves under, ornate ceiling coving, double glazed window to front aspect with shutters, radiator.
BEDROOM 3 14' 0" x 13' 0" (4.27m x 3.96m) Dual aspect double glazed windows to side and rear overlooking garden with shutters, built-in wardrobes to either side of the chimney breast with hanging space and storage cupboards over, double radiator, ceiling coving, power points, panelled door.
FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising; panelled bath with hand grips, telephone style chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, ceramic tiled to half wall level, 'Amitco' flooring, vanity unit with oval wash hand basin and cupboards under, low level w.c., corner shower cubicle with curved panelled doors and drench style hood, double glazed frosted window to rear aspect, ceiling spotlights and coving, panelled door.
FEATURE BATHROOM 11' 1" x 10' 3" (3.38m x 3.12m) Karndean flooring, double glazed frosted window to rear aspect, built-in cupboard with oval mirror front housing boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating (not tested), recess to chimney breast with lighting, corner shower cubicle with curved panelled doors and drench style hood, pedestal wash hand basin , low level w.c., textured ceiling, coving and ceiling spotlights, central claw footed bath with telephone style mixer tap and shower attachment, radiator with chrome towel rail.
BEDROOM 4 16' 0" x 10' 7" (4.88m x 3.23m) Double glazed window to side aspect with shutters and radiator under, ceiling coving, panelled door, power points.
BEDROOM 2 16' 8" into square bay window x 14' 0" (5.08m x 4.27m) Double glazed square bay window to front aspect with shutters, double glazed window to side with matching shutters, power points, ceiling coving, panelled door.
GARAGE 22' 4" x 18' 8" (6.81m x 5.69m) Remote control double shutter door, range of built-in storage cupboards, pitched roof with high level storage, power points, window to rear aspect, door leading to courtyard.
COURTYARD Between the utility room, pump room and rear of the garage is a tiled sun trap courtyard area, outside cold water tap.
OUTSIDE Directly to the rear of the house, accessible from the morning room is a paved area with brick retaining curved wall and coping stones over, to the left hand is a raised paved area enclosed by arched topped fence panelling with fern borders, raised garden area with range of shrubs, bushes and bark chippings, curved steps leading to raised terrace and swimming pool, outside cold water tap, external light, from this area the patio wraps round to the rear and right hand side of the property, raised terrace and door to loggia to the right hand side of the property is a pillared paved area with sliding door leading to drawing room, external lighting, high fencing with brick retaining walls, flowering borders, painted summer house, large patio, side pedestrian gated access leading to Penrhyn Avenue, wooden built garden shed, raised lawn with mature trees and shrubs, to the right hand side corner is a decked pergola area.
SUMMER HOUSE 7' 11" x 5' 9" (2.41m x 1.75m) Twin doors to front.
SWIMMING POOL 32'0" in length with a Roman end, maximum depth 9'0" at one end.
The pool is enclosed by PVCu picket style fencing, paved to both ends with allocated patio areas, continental style shrubs and bushes with arched topped fence panelling.
- An Imposing Detached Family Home
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Four Reception Areas
- 21' Fitted Kitchen
- Heating Swimming Pool & Summer House
- Established Gardens & Gated Entrance
- Close to Local Amenities, Road & Rail Links
- Catchment for Local Schools