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On the market: 1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire

1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire
1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire

Not really enough shots of this place on the listing, perhaps because this 1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire is more valuable as a plot.

1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire
1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire

We don’t know the name of the architect, but we do know that it dates back to 1962 and is in a modernist style. it also looks largely unchanged as a house and might need some work to get it up to speed. If someone gets the chance.

1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire
1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire

The listing adds that subject to the usual permissions, the garden could be ‘ideally suited for the development of a number of houses’, which is perhaps why the price is as it is. Developers need land in ‘good’ areas.

1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire
1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire

But if you have the cash to spare and see this as the basis of your dream house, it offers a secluded setting, along with accommodation over three floors. The main focus of the house is an open plan sitting room and dining room, described  as ‘ideal of entertaining’, but you also get five bedrooms, two bathrooms, a total of three reception rooms and  a kitchen. On the lower ground floor there is said to be potential for a self-contained annexe if required.

1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire
1960s architect-designed five-bedroom property in Winchester, Hampshire

Outside you’ll find a good sized parking area, a large brick terrace with heated swimming pool on one side, along with an area of lawn with well stocked herbaceous border, a selection of mature trees and in one corner, secondary access. Outbuildings too, such as an integral through car-port, summerhouse, small garden shed and large timber and felt garden store with electricity and water connected.

The guide price is £1,500,000.

Find out more at the Christie’s website

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