***WATCH THE VIDEO TOUR*** Set within one of Salisbury's sought-after surrounding villages this five bedroom detached family home not only expresses hints of grandeur with its high-ceilinged entrance hall and vast downstairs space, but also demonstrates how all properties should be brought into the contemporary era. With its stunning, intelligently designed kitchen/diner acting as the hub of the property. This space has been lovingly modernised to create a perfect balance of stylish features and humbling practicalities, made even more pleasant by the way the dining area sits proudly at the rear elevation. The ground floor also boasts an impressive amount of space with its vast sitting room naturally lit from its trio of skylights that rest above, as well as the adjacent billiard room which is ample space for a full-sized snooker table. These rooms are supported with a ground floor bedroom which is easily equipped with the characteristics of a seperate snug or family space. Additionally, the utility area provides auxiliary worktops and cupboard units, with the cloakroom in support. As you ascend upstairs, the blended mix of the high ceiling, timber staircase, and glass panel balustrades exude magnificence as you are welcomed by sensible upstairs accommodation. Three good-sized bedrooms are led by a large main bedroom with its en-suite on hand to provide further practicalities for modern family living. The family bathroom provides a luxurious shower unit surrounded by its interesting rustic woodwork effect wet wall and charming Victorian inspired floor tiles. Externally, the plot continues to impress. To the front, a driveway with copious vehicle space leads to the double integral garage with its dual electric roller doors. To the rear, a plentiful garden with an idyllic patio space that welcomes you from the bi-folding doors to the rear of the kitchen/diner and sitting room. This then develops into a manageable lawn with practical shed and side access to the front of the plot. With this property comes the opportunity to obtain further impressive spaces. This supplementary land is situated within comfortable distance of Ashlands and comprises five acres of fenced paddocks complete with stables, electric and its own water supply.
Ford is a small village within approximately three miles north of Salisbury. As you travel through the village from west to east, Ashlands will be found between its junctions with Merrifield Road and The Steadings. The optional land is located further along the road towards where the River Bourne passes through the village.
Glass fronted porch leads to main entrance hall. A grand entrance space with high ceilings and centrally hanging chandelier. Offers marble effect tile flooring, windows to the side and front aspect, access to all rooms on the ground floor as well as the first floor accommodation via timber stairwell.
Continuation of the marble effect tile flooring, bi-folding doors to the rear garden, and a duo of skylights above. Offers ample high and low storage units with adjoining Corian worktops and vibrant purple splashback panelling. Built-in Neff appliances include two ovens, a microwave, dishwasher and induction hob with safety killswitch. Adjacent is a rising Caple extractor. There is also built-in fridge and freezer, both full height, and a one a half bowl sink basin with worktop indentation drainer. To the left, window to the side aspect and door to the utility space. To the right, double glass panelled doors to the sitting room.
Marble effect tile flooring with window and glass panelled door the rear garden. Offers additional high and low cabinet space with adjoining worktop, stainless steel sink with drainer unit, space for washing machine and tumble drier. Gives access to the cloakroom and garage.
Marble effect floor tiling. Offers a WC and Corian worktop integrated wash basin with splashback tiling, large wall-mounted vanity mirror and extractor fan above.
An impressive carpeted reception room space. Trio of skylights sit above, two small windows to the side aspect, bi-folding doors to the side leading to the rear garden patio. Fireplace housing the wood burner with timber mantelpiece and stone hearth.
Carpeted reception room space, currently used as a billiard room but can be suited for a dining room. Carpeted space with window to the front aspect and double glass panelled doors to the sitting room, as well as access from the entrance hall. Feature fireplace with timber mantelpiece and slate tile hearth.
Carpeted office space with through-port to the sitting room.
A ground floor bedroom space. Carpet with window to the front aspect. Although currently used as an additional bedroom, this space could be seen as a perfect are for a snug.
Timber stairwell with carpeted treads and glass balustrades leads to the first floor landing. Raised window to the front aspect. Gives access to four bedrooms, the family bathroom and a storage cupboard.
Carpeted bedroom space with windows to the front aspect. Gives access to the en-suite via dressing room walkway with built-in wardrobes either side.
Wood effect floor tiles with window to the rear aspect. Offers a bathtub, Wc, wash basin with adjoining cabinets and worktop space.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to the front aspect and a built-in wardrobe.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to the rear and a built-in wardrobe.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to the rear and a built-in wardrobe.
Victorian style floor tiling with two windows to the rear aspect. Offers a walk-in shower with rustic timber effect wet wall panelling and rainfall showerhead, WC, and a worktop integrated wash basin with cabinet below.
A double garage space with two electric roller doors.
To the front, a driveway with ample space for multiple vehicles, as well as a small lawn to the side. Down the left hand side of the property there is side access to the rear garden. To the rear, bi-folding doors from both the kitchen/diner and sitting room open to an initial patio space, a perfect spot for entertaining guests. The garden develops into a laid-to-lawn area hedgerows at the perimeter and mature trees throughout. Also houses a garden shed and a small wendy house.
A comfortable distance from the property are five acres of land. Comprising fenced pastures with stables, electric and a water supply. Guide Price £250,000 (PHOTOS TO FOLLOW)
To the rear of the plot there is a small section of land which is owned equally by all residents of Ashlands for which a small annual upkeep fee is paid.
The semi-rural settlement of Ford is located a short distance from Salisbury on the north eastern edge and is easily accessible from the A30, A338 and the A345. Old Sarum is just up the road, a local landmark offering spectacular views of Salisbury and it’s glorious 13th century Cathedral. There are any number of attractive country walks and bridleways surrounding the village. Other amenities include a village shop/Post Office, the Winterbourne Arms and a Grade I listed church, all located in the neighbouring Winterbournes. The historic city of Salisbury offers a comprehensive range of recreational amenities, shopping facilities including a bi-weekly market, copious restaurants, pubs & cafes, and a wide range of schooling, both state and private. These include South Wilts Grammar School, Bishops Wordsworth's School, Leehurst Swan, and Godolphin Boarding School. Salisbury has a mainline railway station stopping at nearby Grateley serving London Waterloo and the West Country. Access to the M3 and M25 is easily obtained via the A303 to the north east and to Southampton via the A36/M27 to the south. Additionally, Salisbury and the surrounding areas are well established for great road links to the coastal cities of Bournemouth and Southampton.
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