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Grovely Road, Barford St. Martin, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3

££275,000 Guide

3 Bedroom Semi-Detached House For Sale

A charming Grade II listed semi-detached cottage with extensive original features pleasantly situated in the popular village of Barford St Martin. **REPRESENTS EXCELLENT VALUE**

The property, which has been in the same ownership for almost 30 years, has been exceptionally well-maintained and improved during this time including the roof which was re-ridged in September 2018. It is a charming semi-detached cottage with well-proportioned and versatile rooms with original features dating back to the 17th and 18th Centuries including a fine inglenook fireplace. The accommodation includes a kitchen/dining room which include exposed timbers, a bread oven and a window seat. The property also benefits from secondary double glazing. It has English bond brick and rendered cob elevations beneath a thatched roof (re-thatched in 2010). The accommodation includes a sitting room, kitchen/dining room, study, three bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also a pretty, partly flagged, enclosed cottage garden to the rear (an off-road parking space could be created without any significant loss of garden amenity space). The cottage has exceptional features and a viewing is essential to appreciate its character.

Gabled Porch

Entrance Lobby

Sitting Room 15'3" (4.65m) x 12'10" (3.91m) maximum. Deep inglenook fireplace with bressemer beam, brick bread oven and Godin Colonial woodburner with lined flue and tiled hearth, exposed timbers, brick walkway to the rear lobby. Two radiators.

Kitchen/Dining Room 13'8" (4.16m) average x 12'10" (3.92m) average. An attractive and interesting triangular room with a cream electric two oven Aga with adjoining oak units of cupboards and drawers. Exposed stone walling, oak wood window-seat, exposed timbers, quarry-tiled floor. There is a deep bay window overlooking the back garden and a shallow storage cupboard built-in (back of stairs).

Utility Area    Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard beneath. Plumbing and
space for automatic washing machine and slimline dishwasher.

Rear Hall    Stairs to first floor with cupboard beneath. Doors to the back garden and Study.

Study 10'2" x 4'8" (3.1m x 1.42m). Fitted desktop and shelving above. Deep window recess with view to back garden. Radiator. Cupboard with Ideal gas boiler which supplies domestic hot water and serves the radiators.

First Floor

Landing    Access to loft. Shelved linen cupboards in eaves, and book case.

Bedroom 1 10'11" (3.34m) x 12'6" (3.80m) average. Hand basin. Radiator. Exposed wooden beams

Bedroom 2 12'10" (3.92m) x 11'3" (3.43m) average.. Storage cupboard. Radiator. Exposed wooden beams.

Bedroom 3 12'7" x 6'2" (3.84m x 1.88m). Radiator. Exposed wooden beams.

Bathroom    White suite of panelled bath, wash hand basin with cupboards beneath and
WC. Radiator. Shaver point. Exposed wooden beams. Dormer window overlooks rear

The property is pleasantly situated on Grovely Road in the popular village of Barford St Martin. The adjacent cul-de-sac leads to Grovely Woods where there are extensive walking routes and pathways through the woods and hills to the West Wiltshire Downs. There is a public house (The Barford Inn), nursery school, and the petrol station nearby has a convenience store and off-licence.
The villlage of Burcombe, which is a short distance away, has a well-regarded butcher and The Ship Inn public house. The town of Wilton is approximately two miles to the east where there are additional amenities, whilst the Cathedral city of Salisbury is approximately five miles away with an extensive range of educational, recreational, leisure and shopping facilities which combine with a twice weekly market. There are regular bus services to Salisbury and trains from Salisbury and Tisbury provide regular services to London with a journey time of approximately 90 minutes. Park and Ride systems are also in place in Salisbury and Wilton.

To the rear of the property there is a wide paved path and flagged seating area in addition to a well-maintained garden which incorporates a lawn, numerous flowerbeds with a diversity of shrubs, established rose bushes and borders. There is also a tap and a coal/wood bunker, close to the house and a recessed storage area for refuse/recycling bins and a covered wood store at the foot of the garden. A dense box hedge provides privacy from
the road and similarly a pollarded ash tree border hedge to the neighbouring property. A particular feature of the garden is a lovely 40 year old mulberry tree.

Council Tax Band D. Amount payable £1,713.85.

Mains water, electricity and drainage are available. LPG gas tank (leased). The electric Aga uses low-tariff electricity overnight.

From Salisbury proceed in a westerly direction along the A36 and at the roundabout to the north of Wilton take the first exit towards Wilton town centre. Continue through the traffic lights on the A30 Shaftesbury Road and after approximately two miles on entering the village of Barford St Martin turn sharp right at the left hand bend, whereupon The Old Post Office Cottage will be seen immediately on the right hand side.


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01722 424524