Stony Batter, West Tytherley, Salisbury, Wiltshire Sp5

Cottage with 4 bedrooms

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Stony Batter, West Tytherley, Salisbury, Wiltshire Sp5

A charming and sympathetically modernised detached cottage dating back to the early 1400s, standing in a mature garden of over half an acre, together with a well designed stable complex with barn, paddocks and excellent manège, amounting in all to about 4.8 acres, enjoying a delightful position along a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the village


A charming detached cottage, together with a stable yard and paddocks.  The cottage, which is Grade II Listed is constructed of mainly white washed brick infilled timber framed elevations under a thatched roof.  Outside there is a generous gravelled driveway, accessed via a five bar gate, leading to the cottage which stands in a private garden extending to 0.58 acres, together with a former Smithy (a useful outbuilding divided into three rooms) and brick and tile chicken house. There is also a period well, with attractive thatched canopy.  To the side of driveway there is lapsed planning permission for the erection of a detached double garage with adjoining workshop, studio, boot room and shower room.
The stable yard, which has a separate entrance, comprises a large gravelled parking and turning area, a stable block with four loose boxes, hay store and tack room, an outdoor sand school (50m x 25m) and paddocks enclosed by post and rail fencing.


The property is situated in the small hamlet of Stony Batter, on the outskirts of the picturesque village of West Tytherley which offers a store, public house, primary and private schools (Norman Court on the outskirts of the village), church, village hall, recreation ground and play area.  The nearby village of Lockerley also has a store.  The Hampshire Collegiate School is located on the outskirts of Romsey (ten miles distant). The town of Stockbridge on the River Test is some ten miles distant with the cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester approximately eleven miles and nineteen miles distant respectively.


RECEPTION HALL  Space for study area.  Turning staircase rising to first floor and understairs cupboard.  Window to side aspect.  Exposed beams.  Wall lights.  Solid oak ledged and braced latch doors to drawing room with formal dining area and bathroom.  Opening into open plan kitchen/dining room and door into:

LOBBY / BOOT ROOM   Constructed of low brick walls supporting timber frame glazed elevations beneath a profile plastic roof.  Coat hooks.  Wall light point.

DRAWING ROOM WITH FORMAL DINING AREA  (A substantial and impressive double height reception room).  Vaulted ceiling with exposed queen post trusses, purlins and wind braces.  Two low windows to front aspect.  Two high eye brow windows (first floor level).  Wall lights.  Open fireplace with flagstone hearth, fire grate and oak beam above.  Rustic timber display shelving to either side of chimney breast and low level media area.  Space for dining table.  Oak door into inner hallway.

Kitchen:  Ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap.  Long granite work surfaces with similar upstand and pastel colour-washed T&G splash backs.   Rangemaster with two ovens, grill and warming area, LPG five ring hob with electric hot plate with decorative tiled splash back above (depicting horses with their foals) and Rangemaster hood over. Range of hand-built high and low level pastel colour-washed cupboards and drawers and basket drawers.  Integrated dishwasher and space for washing machine.  Limestone tiled floor with underfloor heating.  Exposed beams and framework.  Three pendant light points.  Oak doors into cupboard housing Grant oil fired boiler with slatted shelving above.  Large internal small pane picture window with limestone tiled sill and view through entrance hall to gardens and driveway.  Opening into inner hallway.  Peninsular unit with exposed framework into:
Dining Area:  Space for table and large dresser.  Small pane picture window to gable end. Exposed white washed ceiling joists.  Pendant light point.  Limestone tiled floor.  Chimney breast with limed oak high and low level cupboards and drawers to either side.  Fully shelved pantry with light, mater and fuse box.

INNER HALLWAY  Window to rear aspect.  Pendant light point.  Ledged and braced solid oak doors into bedrooms one, two and shower room.

BEDROOM ONE  (Good size double bedroom)   Exposed framework to one wall.  Small pane picture window to front aspect.  Pendant light point.  

BEDROOM TWO  (Double bedroom)  Exposed framework to one wall.  Double oak doors into wardrobe cupboard.  Recess ideal for free-standing/fitted furniture.  Pendant light point.  

SHOWER ROOM  White Heritage suite comprising basin on oak stand, cupboard beneath.  Low level WC.  Folding glass door into fully limestone tiled enclosure with shower, spot light and extractor fan.  Pastel colour-washed T&G panelling.  Sill with shaver socket and light.  LED down lighters.  Window to rear aspect.

BATHROOM  White Burlington suite comprising basin in roll top beech surround with mirror and cupboard above, cupboard beneath.  Low level WC with concealed cistern.  Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap/hand held shower attachment.  Tiled floor. Ceiling light point.  Small pane window to rear aspect overlooking garden.  Traditional radiator with towel rail.


LANDING   Ceiling light point.  High level storage cupboard.  Door into part of loft void.  Ledged and braced solid oak door into:

BEDROOM THREE  (Large double bedroom)  Exposed ceiling beams.  Two large windows to rear aspect overlooking main garden.  Oak fronted double wardrobe cupboards with storage above.  Pendant light point.

BEDROOM FOUR / STUDY  (Narrow restricted access beneath a low purlin)   Vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters, purlins and wind braces.  Eye brow window to front aspect with seat and storage.  Built-in desk with cupboards beneath.  High apex glazing to gable end.  Spot lights.  Door into eaves storage area.


Gardens, grounds and land amounting in all to about 4.8 acres

THE HOUSE AND GARDEN   (Amounting to about 0.58 acres)

Front Garden  Splayed gravelled access off village lane with curved hedging to either side.  Five bar gate opens onto generous gravelled driveway extending to the gable end and round the rear of the cottage providing ample parking.  Small lawned area of garden to the front of the property with the front boundary screened by tall mixed hedging.  

OUTBUILDING / FORMER SMITHY  Attractive detached building of timber frame/clad elevations on painted brick plinths beneath a hipped clay tiled roof, divided into two areas.  Large split yew tree to front.  Outside lighting and tap.
Utility Room:  Double doors to front.  Work surface with stainless steel sink, mixer tap, cupboards beneath.  Window overlooking garden.  High ceiling.  Fluorescent strip lights.  Power points.  Space for washing machine, dryer, fridge and freezer etc.  Exposed brickwork to one wall.
Store Room:  Door to front.  Internal mezzanine storage above.   Power and light.
Small Store:  Door and window to side.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Power and light.

MAIN GARDEN  Extends to the rear of the cottage and along the side of the outbuilding.  This is laid to gently sloping lawn interspersed with shrubs, flowers and mature trees.  Well with thatched canopy.  Brick built pig sty with clay tiled roof and picket fencing enclosure to front (ideal for chickens).  Apple tree.  The garden enjoys privacy and is well enclosed on all sides by high fencing, hedging, plants and trees.  Two timber garden sheds.

LAND AND OUTBUILDINGS  (Amounting to about 4.2 acres)
Separate gated access off lane into a large yard with parking for lorries and trailers.  High laurel hedging and twin five bar gates leads into:

Manège:  (about 50m x 25m)  Beautifully presented sand school, well enclosed by post and rail fencing with shelter offered via high hedging on all sides.
Five bar gate at top of yard area leads onto the land with further access into:

Stable Yard and Buildings
Well organised an excellent compact facility comprising L-shaped complex with concrete drained enclosure to front.
Tack Store, two loose boxes, one foaling box (all with rubber matting).  Food store.
Separate free-standing loose box.  

Large three bay steel frame barn enclosed on three sides by timber cladding.  One bay enclosed with rubber matting.  Pull down screen to front.

The Land:  This is well enclosed by a mixture of native hedging and divided by post and railing.  Starvation paddock.


Mains water and electricity.  Private drainage.  Oil fired boiler providing central heating and domestic hot water.  Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.




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 1043726)
Registered in England at Agriculture House, High Street, Stockbridge SO20 6HF

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