2 Bedroom Retirement Property For Sale
A well appointed period property set in lovely gardens and grounds on the outskirts of Salisbury yet within a level walk with a regular bus service from the bus stop outside the development.
16 Bemerton Farm is possibly the most well located of the 18 similar well appointed houses on this smart and well managed retirement complex on the outskirts of Salisbury. Completed in about 2001 by Beechcroft Trust (Cognatum Limited) Bemerton Farm is an attractive mix of newly built and converted stone houses on the site of the Countess of Pembroke’s former 19th Century model farm on the Wilton Estate, much of which is Grade II listed. 16 is in part of the Grade II listed complex tucked away in a corner with its own garden. The accommodation comprises an entrance porch leading into a dining hall with stairs to the first floor, a fine drawing room and folding glazed double doors to a garden room. There is a well fitted kitchen and cloakroom also on the ground floor. Upstairs the master bedroom has lovely views over the river to the downlands beyond with its own en-suite shower room. There is also a second bedroom and separate bathroom. From the second bedroom a pull down staircase provides access to a useful storage area comprising various rooms. The specification includes double glazing, good levels of insulation and electric heating along with the advantage of an Estate Manager to take care of routine and essential external maintenance. Although ideal as a home for retirement, it would also suit those who travel regularly and want the security of a house that is safe to lock up and leave.
Glazed front porch and front door into:
Entrance Hall/Dining Hall: 13’3” widening to 16’6” x 12’4”. Engineered oak floor. Stairs to first floor. Understairs storage cupboard with hanging rail and shelf.
Cloakroom: white suite with WC and storage cupboards above. Wash basin with tiled splashback. Electric panel heater.
Kitchen: 12’3” x 7’9”. Range of fitted units comprising one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps with cupboards and built-in dishwasher under. Further worktop with flush fitting four ring induction hob with cupboards, drawers and built-in washing machine under and a good range of wall cupboards above with re-circulating extractor fan. Tall storage unit housing electric double oven with cupboards above and below and built-in separate fridge and freezer adjacent. Engineered oak floor.
Sitting Room: 16’0” x 11’4”. Focal fireplace with Georgian surround and marble hearth. Glazed double doors to garden room 8’4” x 13’6”. Double glazed door to terrace and garden.
Landing: with airing cupboard with slatted shelves and hot water cylinder.
Bedroom 1: 16’0” x max x 12’7”. Fitted cupboards. En-suite shower room with white suite with WC and wash hand basin and shower cubicle.
Bedroom 2: 16’5” max x 8’4” with built-in wardrobes. Pull down loft ladder with access to roof space.
Bathroom: 9’6” x 6’0”. White suite with panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachments. Wash basin with marble surround with mixer taps and cupboards under. WC. Wall cupboard. Towel rail.
From Bedroom 2 a pull down loft ladder with steps gives access to lots of useful loft storage space. Room 1: 9’3” x 8’10” with sloping ceiling and access. Door to passageway to Room 2: 9’6” x 9’3” minimum. Access to roof space.
Bemerton Farm is situated mid way between Lower Bemerton and Quidhampton on the western outskirts of Salisbury. From the village there is easy access into the City centre via a bus route passing the end of the drive to the property. As well as a busy central shopping area around the Market Square in Salisbury, there are also a good range of other amenities including the popular Playhouse Theatre, a cinema, an arts centre, restaurants, bars and of course the well known Cathedral. Close by St John’s Church is now a vibrant community centre offering many activities. Salisbury sits on the confluence of five pretty river valleys (the Ebble, Nadder, Wylye, Avon and Bourne and is surrounded by some of the most picturesque countryside in the south of England with excellent walking, riding and cycling in the surrounding area with good opportunities for leisure and recreations. For travel there is easy access to the A303 on to London and across to the A36 for the south coast. Heathrow, Southampton and Bournemouth airports are all within easy reach and Salisbury has a mainline railway station with regular train services to London Waterloo and the west country.
In a separate garage block there is a single garage with a remote controlled up and over door 17’2” x 9’8”. Also with electric light and power. The property has its own area of lawned garden with a number of mature shrubs and plants on the south side of the property with views above the hedge to the downlands beyond. Across the road there is also use of a private garden on the banks of the River Nadder.
Mains electricity, water and drainage are available to the property.
Leave Salisbury heading west on the Wilton A36 and immediately after you cross the railway at Skew Bridge turn left into Church Lane (in front of the Cricket House Bed & Breakfast) follow the lane past the traffic calming areas, Bemerton School on the left and the church on the right, and the entrance to Bemerton Farm will be on your right hand side. Follow the drive and park in the visitors spots and number 16 will be found on your right hand side.
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