***WATCH THE VIDEO TOUR*** Set in the heart of the sought-after village of Downton, this sizeable family home offers versatile accommodation alongside an array of original period features. The ground floor welcomes you into a spacious entrance hall laid with attractive tiled flooring. This gives access to the sitting room, dining room, a contemporary Shaker style kitchen with its warming hue tiling surround, a utility/storage space, and a cloakroom. Carpeted stairs ascend to the first floor landing which gives access to the four well-proportioned bedrooms which are served by the family bathroom, and a loft hatch to the roof space. Externally, the plot comprises an enclosed rear garden with an introductory patio space, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining, as well as a raised laid-to-lawn space with adjacent shingle area with flower beds and shrubs at the perimeter. There are all two parking spaces which are accessible via Barford Lane.
Proceed out of Salisbury on the A338 to Downton and turn left at the Bull pub into The Borough. Continue over the bridge into the High Street and the property can be found up on the left hand side.
Enter through a large timber door into the spacious hall way with attractive floor tiling and original wooden beams above. Gives access to the sitting room, dining room and kitchen, as well as stairwell to the first floor accommodation.
Carpeted reception room with sash window to the front aspect. Offers a feature fireplace with timber mantelpiece above.
Wood effect flooring with sash window to the front aspect. Wooden panelling to the walls, a built in cupboard, and an impressive fire place with an ornate wooden surround.
Wood-effect flooring with window to the rear aspect. Offers a Shaker style kitchen with high and low cabinet units with adjoining timber worktops and splashback wall tiling. Stainless steel wash basin with drainer. There is space for a washing machine, dishwasher, full height fridge freezer, and an electric cooker with extractor hood above. Also houses the wall hung centrally heated gas boiler.
Window to the rear, WC and wash hand basin.
Continuation of the wood-effect flooring with a window to the rear aspect, and a feature chimney breast alcove.
Carpeted stairwell ascends to the first floor landing. A Bright and open space with access to all bedrooms and the bathroom. Window to the rear overlooking the garden and hatch into the loft space with pull down ladder above.
Carpeted bedroom space with windows to the front and side. Offers a feature fire place and exposed timber beam above.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to the front aspect and exposed beams above.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to the front aspect, a fire place, and exposed beams above.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to the rear aspect.
Wood-effect flooring with window to the rear aspect. Offers a bathtub with shower facilities, glass screen and a surrounding wall-tiling. WC, and a wash hand basin with practical cabinet below and a vanity mirror above, and a heated towel rail.
To the rear the property offers an enclosed exterior space. the Door from the rear porch opens to an introductory patio space, with steps rising to the lawn with established flower beds at the perimeter. There is also an adjacent shingle area, ideal for potted plants and garden ornaments. The garden is enclosed by wooden panel fencing with a gate leading out the parking area for two cars at the rear of the plot. This is access via Barford Lane.
The popular Avon Valley village of Downton is situated about 6 miles south of Salisbury just outside the New Forest National Park. The area is renowned for its stunning countryside and there is an abundance of outdoor activities throughout the year both locally and in the nearby villages including fabulous walks, water sports along the river and various annual events in cycling and horse riding. The village itself offers excellent amenities including shopping, doctors, dentist, and vets along with good pubs and the leisure centre. Schools in Downton include a highly regarded primary school, a community pre-school and excellent secondary school. It is within the catchment are for Salisbury Grammar schools and has regular busses to the nearby equally excellent Burgate School and Sixth Form Centre in Fordingbridge. A regular bus service runs to Salisbury city which has a mainline rail station to London Waterloo and offers an excellent selection of both local and national shopping names, together with first rate leisure and restaurant facilities to suit most tastes as well as easy access to the A36, A338, A30, A345 and A354 commuter routes.
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