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Wilton Road, Burcombe, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2

££950,000 Guide

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

An exceptional extended 19th Century detached cottage with an attractive landscaped garden and extensive parking situated on the edge of the popular Nadder Valley.

The property which is thought to have originally been constructed in the 19th Century and has only been on the market once since 1962. It has attractive local stone and brick elevations beneath a tiled roof. It has been extended to provide well proportioned accommodation which has enormous charm and numerous attractive features The accommodation is particularly well appointed and has been improved and enhanced by the current owners who have carried out a number of improvements including the installation of a new kitchen, new sanitary ware, a new boiler and complete redecoration using Farrow & Ball paint and general upgrading. It also enjoys delightful views across fields and across the River Nadder towards Burcombe. The numerous attractive features include exposed stone walls, exposed timber, braced and ledged timber doors with thumb latches and original fireplaces. It has light and airy accommodation which is sunlit throughout the day.

A front door leads into an entrance hall/study which has parquet flooring beyond which there is a sitting room with an impressive stone fireplace with raised hearth, bressemer beam and fitted woodburner. There is also an open shelved illuminated display recess and glass fronted cupboard with a further storage cupboard. There is also a picture window from which there are extensive open views towards the village. There is also a staircase to the first floor. The kitchen/dining room has been extensively re-fitted and this includes a belfast sink with mixer tap, quartz work surfaces, two oven electric Aga, AEG oven and induction hob above, full height storage cupboard and sliding patio doors to the garden and seating area. From the kitchen there is a rear boot room/utility with a recess where there is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer above and a space for an American style fridge freezer. There is limestone flooring, two deep shelved storage cupboard and a belfast sink with adjoining timber work draining board. There is a stable door to the outside. Within the utility room there is a cloak/shower room with large cubicle with Burlington sanitary ware including watering can and hand held shower heads, mosaic and limestone flooring, high level WC, wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and a towel radiator. There is a door to an integral Twin double doors to the outside.

On the first floor there is a landing with access to an insulated loft, a deep airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder and immersion heater and a cloakroom with a WC and corner wash hand basin. There is attractive exposed brick and stonework walling. The principal bedroom is double aspect and has extensive fitted wardrobes and cupboards. The second bedroom/guest room is also double aspect and enjoys delightful views across the garden and towards Burcombe. There is also an en-suite shower with corner cubicle, power shower, wc and wash hand basin. There are two further bedrooms, one of which has a fitted wardrobe with folding louvred doors and both of which have extensive views.
A re-fitted family bathroom has a Burlington suite of roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, high level WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit and a shower cubicle with watering can and hand held heads. There is also a towel radiator and timber panelling to dado level.

The property is situated just off the A30 and is within easy reach of the popular village of Burcombe where there is The Ship public house, village hall and well regarded butcher. There is also a petrol station and Budgens which is a minute away in the car. The town of Wilton is approximately two miles away where there is an increasingly improving range of shops including a Co-op, florist and other specialist shops in addition to a weekly market which is held every Thursday. There is also a school and churches in addition to a regular bus service which runs between Salisbury and Shaftesbury. The cathedral City of Salisbury is approximately five miles to the west where there is an extensive range of educational, recreational, leisure and shopping facilities which combine with a twice weekly market in addition to a mainline railway station with regular services into Waterloo (approximately 90 minutes).

There is a tarmac drive with a wattle fencing boundary and a five bar gate which leads to an extensive parking area. There is an oil tank with a log store beyond. A paved dining area with rustic pergola provides a delightful entertaining space and steps up lead to a crazy paved seating area and a raised path leads to a further seating area from which there are extensive views towards Burcombe. A wrought iron gates leads into the private garden which is on three levels and incorporates stone and flint retaining walls, a lawn and numerous specimen shrubs and flowers. There is also a pond with water feature and a gate to the front drive. There is a timber shed and an external oil fired boiler.

Council Tax Band F

Mains electricity, water and drainage are available.

Leave Salisbury and proceed in a westerly direction along the A36 towards Wilton and at the roundabout to the north of the town, take the first exit towards the town centre. Continue through the traffic lights and follow the Shaftesbury Road out of Wilton passing through the small hamlet of Ugford and continue
along here for a short distance whereupon the entrance to Shepherds Cottage will be seen on the right hand side.

Tenure: Freehold




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