4 Bedroom House For Sale
Standing in the heart of this lovely Wiltshire village with its range of local amenities and good links to Salisbury is this imposing circa 1840's town house. Offering stylish and versatile accommodation arranged over four floors, viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this great home.
Believed to date from the early Victorian years, 22 High Street is an imposing townhouse of attractive red brick elevation with a bay frontage and decorative stonework. A multitude of original Victorian features are present in the house, including original sash windows, fire places and panelled internal doors, whilst the rooms benefits from gracious 8' 6" ceiling heights. The majority of the house has been fitted with high grade, wood-effect flooring, which is offset by clean, contemporary decor, including a luxuriously appointed principal bathroom. The original cellar has been tanked and lined and is currently utilised as a home office, ideal for those seeking workspace combined with a spacious, flexible family home. At the rear is a courtyard style garden that benefits from a sunny, southerly aspect.
Entrance Porch Panelled wooden front door.
Entrance Hall Wood effect flooring. Stairs to first-floor. Automatic lighting. Door and stairs down to:
Cellar Fully lined and tanked with light and power connected. (Currently used as an office).
Dining Room Wood effect flooring. Bay window to front. Original fireplace with decorative tiled surround and hearth.
Sitting Room Wood effect flooring. Fireplace housing wood burning stove. Double doors to rear. Picture rail.
Cloakroom WC. Wash hand basin. Tiled floor.
Kitchen Fitted with a range of units by Anya's Kitchens at base and eye level comprising cupboards and drawers. Roll top work surfaces. 1 1/2 bowl sink with drainer. Tiled splash back. Plumbing and space for dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer. Space for gas fired cooker with stainless steel hood over. Tiled floor.
Utility Room Base and eye level cupboards. Butler's sink. Plumbing for washing machine and space above for tumble dryer. Tiled floor. External door to garden.
First Floor Landing Stairs to Second Floor. Wood effect flooring.
Bedroom/Sitting Room Front aspect with bay window. Wood effect flooring. Picture rail. Original fireplace with marble surround and tiled hearth. (Currently used as a sitting room).
Bedroom Rear aspect. Wood effect flooring. Victorian fire grate.
En Suite Shower Room Tiled shower cubicle. WC. Wash hand basin. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled floor and walls.
Family Bathroom Luxuriously appointed bathroom featuring walk-in shower cubicle, free standing roll top bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin and WC. Cupboard housing Worcester gas fired combination boiler.
Second Floor Landing Wood effect flooring. Velux window.
Bedroom 1 Wood effect flooring. Victorian fire grate. Skilling ceiling. Glimpse views of St Laurence's Church.
Bedroom Rear aspect.
Downton is a highly sought after and thriving village with a number of shops and other amenities available within close walking distance on the High Street and along The Borough, where there is a popular cafe, The Borough Cafe. The village has a doctors' surgery and reputable primary and secondary schools, as well as a library and leisure centre. For the outdoor enthusiast, the New Forest National Park is close at hand, it's thousands of acres of heath and wood land offering ideal walking and riding country. Downton is also conveniently situated for road access to the regional centres of Salisbury, Bournemouth and Southampton via the A338 and A36 respectively which makes this village an attractive location for those who wish to commute to work on the south coast. There are fast regular trains from Salisbury railway station to London Waterloo and the west country and Heathrow. Bournemouth and Southampton airports are all easily accessible.
From the rear, steps lead up to the courtyard style garden at the rear of the house, which is laid to lawn and which benefits from a southerly orientation. The garden is enclosed by a combination of brick walling and fencing.
Wiltshire County Council.
All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating via combination boiler in the bathroom.
Leave Fordingbridge on the A338 and enter Downton, turning right at the traffic lights into The Borough. Proceed to the far end of The Borough, over the river and follow this road round the left hand bend into the High Street. No. 22 will be seen on the right hand side after a short distance.
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