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Porton, Salisbury, Wiltshire Sp4

5 bedrooms

A large and most impressive detached cottage that has been recently extended and now offers professionally modernised and tastefully appointed accommodation throughout, standing in an elevated position with glorious open country views over the valley, situated off a small lane on the southern edge of the village

Property Details

DESCRIPTION

An imposing attractive detached Grade II Listed cottage offering well presented accommodation comprising three reception rooms as well as a modern dual aspect contemporary kitchen/breakfast room.  The ground floor has the benefit of travertine/limestone flooring throughout, all with under floor heating.  To the first floor there are five bedrooms, two with en suite shower rooms, two with en suite cloakrooms as well as a family bathroom.  Additional benefits include secondary glazing throughout.  Outside an electric remotely operated gate gives access onto a generous driveway leading to a detached double garage.  The rear garden is split level and has been attractively landscaped with two courtyard style sitting areas.  Despite the rural setting and unspoilt country view, the property has the benefit of all mains services and is within a short walking distance of an excellent ‘Nisa’ store/Post Office as well as other village amenities.

LOCATION

The property is situated on the southern edge of the village of Porton which offers everyday facilities including an excellent and well stocked Nisa store and Post Office, public house with restaurant, garden/aquatic centre, doctor’s surgery, two primary schools, church and Baptist church, hairdressers, bus service and mobile library.  The nearby cathedral city of Salisbury is approximately five miles distance offering a comprehensive range of educational, sporting and shopping facilities and a main line railway station to London Waterloo (1hr 25mins).

ACCOMMODATION

Wood panelled door with high level window leading into:

ENTRANCE PORCH  Casement windows on two aspects.  Travertine tiled floor.  Vaulted ceiling.  Rustic timber display sill with boot area below.  Small pane glazed door into:

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM  (Dual aspect)  Twin ‘Corian’ sink units with contemporary central mixer tap, coloured glass splash back and sill over.  Extensive shaped white ‘Corian’ work surfaces featuring a curved peninsular unit/breakfast bar.  Range of white gloss finish high and low level cupboards and drawers (all soft close) with coloured glass splash back.  ‘Siemens’ ceramic five zone induction hob with glass splash back and pan drawers beneath, stainless steel extractor fan and light above.  Integrated ‘Siemens’ oven/grill with ‘Siemens’ steam oven to side, drawer beneath, cupboards above and below.   Integrated dishwasher.  Tall free-standing unit comprising storage areas, curved glass display sills, pop-out carousels and shelved units.  Space for breakfast table.  Deep brick/flint inglenook fireplace with white beam over (not in use).  Polished travertine tiled flooring.  Two windows to front aspect with glorious open view across the valley towards countryside.  High level window to side aspect.  Numerous exposed ceiling beams and timbers.  Recessed LED down lighters.  Open access into passage.  Ledged oak panelled door into:

CLOAKROOM  White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with central mixer tap and low level WC.  Wall mounted ‘Glow Worm’ mains gas fired boiler and manifold for underfloor heating.  High level obscure glazed window to rear aspect.  LED down lighter.  Extractor fan.

PASSAGE  Opening into dining room.  Ceiling joists.  Oak door into cloaks cupboard with meter/fuse box.  Further door into understairs cupboard with light, power and space and plumbing for washing machine.

DINING ROOM  Feature deep inglenook fireplace with raised brick hearth housing cast iron ‘Camelot’ range, aperture into deep brick bread oven with light.  Deep recess to either side of chimney breast, one into passageway and other to front door (not used by present owners).  Polished travertine flooring.  Turning staircase rising to first floor.  Exposed ceiling beams and timbers with recessed LED down lighters.  Two cottage windows to front aspect with views over countryside and woodland.  Space for large dining table and dresser.  Opening into family/music room.  Further opening within exposed framework into:

DRAWING ROOM  Impressive open brick fireplace housing a cast iron wood burning stove on raised brick hearth with imposing Bath Stone surround.  Glazed double doors with full height glazed panels to either side opening onto side terrace.  Two windows to opposite aspect.  Exposed ceiling beams and timbers.  Polished limestone flooring.  LED down lighters.  

FAMILY / MUSIC ROOM  Beautiful brick inglenook fireplace with raised brick hearth, concealed lighting, beam and display sill over.  Deep recess to either side of chimney breast, one with raised brickwork and wall light point, the other extending beneath the second staircase with leaded glass fronted display cabinet, cupboard beneath and to one side.  Wall light point.  Polished travertine tiled flooring.  Glazed double doors with full height glazed panels to either side opening onto a further courtyard area of garden.  Exposed ceiling beams and joists.  Oak panelled latch door into:

SMALL STUDY AREA  Space for desk.  Window to front and side aspect.  Ceiling down lighter.  Radiator.  Staircase (two) rises to bedroom suite four.

FIRST FLOOR  (Via staircase one)

LANDING  Bespoke hand made decorative iron balustrade overlooking stairwell.  Exposed framework to one wall.  Exposed purlin, framework and wind brace.  Radiator.  Oak latch doors into master bedroom, bedroom two and built-in cupboard.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Two pendant ceiling light points.  Radiator.  Opening within framework into:

INNER LANDING  (L-shaped)  Pendant ceiling light point.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Exposed framework.  Oak doors into bedrooms two, five and family bathroom.  Further door into cupboard.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE  
Passage:  Folding oak doors to either side into deep storage cupboards with automatic lights.
Bedroom: (Large dual aspect room) Window to side and rear aspect.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Radiator.  Panelled door into:
En Suite Shower Room:  Contemporary white suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, double cupboard beneath.  Low level WC with concealed cistern.  Glass/ tiled shower enclosure.  Ceiling light point.  Sandstone flooring.  Part tiled/textured stone tiled walls.  Obscure glazed window to side aspect.  Extractor fan.  Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO  (Dual aspect double bedroom)  Picture window to gable end.  Dormer window to front aspect with attractive views over the valley.  Radiator.  Double oak doors into walk-in cupboard with automatic light.  Further oak doors into cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder, expansion tank and manifold and:
En Suite Cloakroom:  White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard beneath.  Low level WC with concealed cistern.  Travertine flooring.  Ceiling light point.  Shaver socket.  Extractor fan.

BEDROOM THREE  (Double bedroom)  Dormer window to front aspect with attractive views over the valley.  Brick fireplace (not in use) with exposed beam over.  Opening into deep storage recess to side of chimney breast.  Ceiling light point.  Exposed Queen Post truss to one wall.  Exposed purlin and wall plate.  Oak panelled door into:
En Suite Cloakroom:  Wash hand basin with mixer tap and sill to side, travertine tiled splash back, double cupboard beneath.  Low level WC with concealed cistern.  LED down lighter.  Sandstone flooring.  Shaver socket.  Extractor fan.

BEDROOM FIVE  (Currently used as a study)  Exposed purlin.  Fluorescent strip light.  L-shaped desk with shelving above, cupboards beneath.  Dormer window to front aspect with views over the valley.  Exposed framework.  Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM  White suite comprising short deep bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment.  Large basin with mixer tap and storage beneath.  Low level WC.  Sliding glass door into large travertine tiled enclosure housing shower.  Travertine flooring.  Textured stone tiling to most walls.  Ceiling light point.  Shaver socket.  Long obscure glazed window to rear aspect.  Light.  Designer radiator.

FIRST FLOOR   (Via staircase two)

BEDROOM FOUR  Semi-circular dormer window to front aspect with beautiful country views over the valley (shown in picture).  Further window to gable end.  Exposed Queen Post truss to one wall, exposed brick chimney breast to opposite wall.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Radiator.  Oak panelled doors into storage cupboard with light and:
En Suite Shower Room:  White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low level WC. Corner glass/travertine tiled enclosure housing shower.  Travertine flooring.  Part textured stone tiling beneath semi-circular obscure glazed window to rear aspect.  Heated towel rail/radiator.  Down lighter.  

OUTSIDE

Block paved approach off village lane.  Substantial remotely operated iron/timber electric sliding gate opens onto block paved driveway.  Cotswold stone bed and sleeper retained border with specimen trees. Cotswold stone gravel driveway provides further parking and leads to the garaging.  Limestone tiled courtyard patio area extends between the entrance porch and sitting room, ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining.  Shrub and herb border retained by curved brick/flint walling featuring a Contorted Hazel.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE  Constructed of brick/Douglas Fir clad elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof.  Log store to side.  Twin barn style double doors to front.
Concrete base.  Fluorescent strip lighting.  Power points.

THE MAIN GARDEN   Lies to the rear of the property and is laid mainly to lawn.  Paved path with box hedging to either side beneath pergola with wisteria.  Raised sitting area.  Ornamental trees.  Further courtyard garden area behind the family/music room with raised paved sitting area and steps descending to lower brick patio with gate to lane. The mature and well stocked garden is enclosed by feather edged timber fencing.

WORKSHOP   Constructed of rendered elevations beneath a slate roof.  Window to front.

SERVICES  

The property has the particular benefit of all mains services, including gas and drainage.  Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.

DIRECTIONS

From Stockbridge proceed in a westerly direction on the A30 for approximately five miles.  Turn left at the junction with the A343 and continue to a turning on the right, just beyond ‘The Pheasantry’.  Proceed into Porton and take the turning on the left hand side after passing the Nisa shop and Post Office.  Continue up the hill, round the ‘S’ bend and the property will be found on the left hand side.


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Agriculture House, High Street, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6HF     Tel.  01264 810702     www.evansandpartridge.co.uk


DISCLAIMER

1.  These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.  All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Evans & Partridge or the vendors or lessors.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of Evans & Partridge has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Evans & Partridge is the trading name for Armstrong Partridge Limited (Company number 10437262)



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