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The Borough, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5


3 Bedroom Semi-Detached House Sold

A beautifully presented and extended 3 bedroom thatched cottage located on The Borough in Downton on the edge of The New Forest. A perfect blend of modern living and character!

96 The Borough is a charming and superbly positioned period property that has been greatly improved and extended by the current owner to provide wonderful open plan accommodation combining a traditional feel with contemporary fixtures and fittings. The property has an extremely charming exterior with a brick facade and thatched roof and yet has all the benefits of a modern home including aluminium double glazing, underfloor heating to some of the ground and first floor and up to date gas fired combination boiler. There is a stylish open plan kitchen/breakfast room fitted with quality integrated appliances such as a hide and slide Neff oven and microwave oven, dish washer, larder fridge, freezer, oven and granite worktops. There is wood effect karndean flooring, ample space for a breakfast table and bi-fold doors onto patio. The dining room has a selection of original beams and karndean flooring continuing through to the recently built living room with under floor heating, vaulted ceiling with electric velux windows and bi folding doors matching the kitchen doors onto the patio area. Furthermore, there is a downstairs WC/utility which is fitted with worktop and cupboard space as well as space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom all leading off a split level staircase. The master bedroom has the benefit of an extension which has provided a wonderfully light room with uninterrupted views over the fields. There is a very modern luxury en-suite, the access is cleverly disguised in the extensive fitted wardrobes. The en-suite is fully tiled, with a large walk in showed, WC and wash basin with vanity unit below.

Downton is a thriving village with excellent facilities including a supermarket, butchers, bakery/farm shop, several pubs and cafes including the well regarded Borough Cafe, a leisure centre with gym and tennis courts, as well as primary and secondary schooling. There is also a doctors’ surgery, dental practice, library and optician within the village. The New Forest National Park is a short distance away which provides extensive recreational and leisure facilities.

There is parking for a small vehicle to the easterly elevation as well as access to the rear garden, additionally there is on road parking for cars directly in front of the property. To the rear of the property there is a wonderful landscaped large South facing garden with a generous composite decked area furnished with electrical points and sunk in hot tub (which is available by separate negotiation). The patio is laid with porcelain tiles and there are raised beds with a range of mature shrubs. A large outbuilding to the rear provides lots of potential to create an auxiliary living accommodation (Subject to obtaining the appropriate planning). It already benefits from a tiled cropped barn end roof, chimney, electric, water and drainage. There is a useful garden shed with power and water before reaching an orchard with some well established cherry trees and a range of shrubs around the border. A low level post and rail fence to the rear boundary allows lovely views onto the water meadows and fields beyond.

Council tax Band D

All mains services are available.

Leave Salisbury on the A338 Downton Road and proceed for approximately 4 miles upon reaching village of Downton at the end of the traffic lights turn left onto The Borough and proceed for approximately 500 meters whereby the property will be found on the right hand side.

Tenure: Freehold




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51-61 Castle Street

01722 424524