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West Dean, Salisbury, Wiltshire Sp5

5 bedrooms

A substantial detached five bedroom period house which has been completely renovated and modernised, providing comprehensive and beautifully presented family accommodation together with a south facing garden, situated in the heart of the village beside a small rural branch line railway station providing hourly services to Salisbury, Southampton and Romsey

Property Details


A substantial detached period house constructed of brick elevations beneath a mainly tiled roof offering extremely well presented and comprehensive family accommodation comprising an entrance hall, split level reception hall with cloakroom, living room with Bath stone fireplace and a dining room with parquet flooring.  The spacious well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with a professionally restored Aga, quartz work surfaces and integrated appliances is the hub of the home with its adjoining sitting/family room and most impressive large garden room with lantern roof and extensive glazing to the southerly aspect overlooking the garden.  To the first and second floors there is a master bedroom suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom, a guest bed/sitting room with en suite shower room as well as three further bedrooms and another large bathroom.  Additional features include new sash style double glazed windows, oil fired central heating by radiators and a level landscaped southerly facing garden which features a substantial summerhouse with light and power that is currently being used as a working studio.


The property is situated in the heart of the village of West Dean which is quietly situated amidst unspoilt downland countryside and benefits from a church, village hall and railway station (with hourly services to Salisbury, Romsey, Southampton and beyond).  In the neighbouring village of West Tytherley there is a primary school, post office, shop and public house.  The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are both within easy reach and provide a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities together with excellent educational opportunities. There is also easy access to London, the West Country and the South Coast via the M3, A303 and M27.


Tiled covered  ENTRANCE PORCH  Exposed wooden support.  Quarry tiled floor.  Solid oak front door with high level leaded glazed panel leading into:

ENTRANCE HALL  Quarry tiled floor.  Pendent ceiling light point.  Coat hooks.  Fuse box.  Wood panelled door into:

Upper Level:  Shallow staircase with turned style balustrade rising to first floor.  Window to rear aspect with view through garden room to outside.  Oak effect flooring.  Exposed ceiling timber.  Three pendant ceiling light points.  Panelled doors to living room, dining room, garden room and cloakroom.  Radiator.  Steps descend to:
Lower Level:  Doors to understairs storage.  Panelled door into kitchen/breakfast room.    

CLOAKROOM  Contemporary white suite comprising wide wash hand basin with waterfall tap, cupboards beneath.   Low level WC.  ‘Porcelanosa’ tiled walls and floor.  Obscure glazed windows on two aspects.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Shaver socket.  Chrome heated towel rail/radiator.

LIVING ROOM  (Good size dual aspect room)  Open fireplace housing ‘Danish Heta’ rolled steel log burning stove with raised slate hearth and hand carved Bath stone mantelpiece.  Rustic wide engineered oak floor boards.  Sash window to southerly aspect overlooking rear garden.  Two further sash windows to side aspect.  Two wall light points.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Radiator.

DINING ROOM  (Good size reception room)  Sash window to side aspect.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Four ceiling spot lights.  Two wall light points.  Parquet flooring.  Radiator.  

GARDEN ROOM   Substantial new extension added by the current owners constructed of brick elevations and featuring a large aluminium frame glazed lantern roof with pelmet down lighters, ‘Porcelanosa’ tiled floor.  Glazed double doors with large sash picture windows to either side opening onto the landscaped southerly facing rear garden.  Low level display shelving.  Ample power points.  Two wide openings to either side of pier into:

LUXURY KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM   Professionally restored oil fired Aga with quartz sills to either side built into brick alcove and ‘Porcelanosa’ mosaic tiled surround. Sink unit with central bowl, drainer and mixer tap.  Ample quartz work surfaces with ‘Procelanosa’ mosaic limestone tiled splash back and under-counter lighting.  Range of high and low level Shaker style cupboards and drawers. High level china display cabinet. Eye level ‘Whirlpool’ combi oven with traditional oven/grill beneath, cupboards above and below. Integrated dishwasher and washing machine.  Further range of cupboards concealing fridge/freezer, pull-out carousel larder and high and low level cupboards.  Space for free-standing island and family breakfast table.  LED down lighters.  Sash window to front aspect.  Wide opening into:

SITTING / FAMILY ROOM  Two sash windows to front aspect.  Exposed ceiling timber. Ceramic oak effect flooring.  Two pendant ceiling light points.  Radiator.


LARGE SPLIT LEVEL LANDING  Turned style balustrade continues, overlooking stairwell.  Two wide sash windows to south aspect.  Four pendant ceiling light points.  Exposed ceiling beam.  Radiator.  Panelled doors to master bedroom suite, bedrooms three, four five, family bathroom and staircase rising to second floor/guest bedroom suite two.

Bedroom:  (Substantial dual aspect double bedroom) Sash window to rear aspect overlooking main garden.  Two further sash windows to side aspect.  Two pendant ceiling light points.  Two radiators.  Panelled door into:
Dressing Room:  Space for comprehensive free-standing or built-in furniture.  Ceiling light point with four directional spot lights. Opening to side of obscure glazed sash window into:
Luxury Bathroom:  White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment to one end.  Twin wash hand basins with mixer taps, range of cupboards/drawers beneath.  Low level WC.  Sliding glass door into large tiled/glass enclosed housing shower.  Ceramic tiled floor.  ‘Porcelanosa’ tiled walls with decorative band.  LED down lighters.  Chrome heated towel rail/radiator.  Shaver socket.  Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE  (Double bedroom)  Wide sash window to rear aspect (south).  Exposed chamfered ceiling timber.  Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR  Sash window to front aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Door to storage cupboard.  Radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE  Window to front aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Radiator.

SPACIOUS FAMILY BATHROOM  White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap , fully tiled surround and wall mounted shower with folding glass screen.  Twin wash hand basins with mixer tap, cupboards and drawers beneath.  Low level WC.  Ceramic tiled floor and walls.  Ceiling light point.  Door into deep cupboard extending to one side housing insulated hot water cylinder and expansion tank, space for tumble dryer with slatted shelving above.  Chrome heated towel rail/radiator.  Glass shelf.  Shaver socket.  Wide obscure glazed sash window to front aspect.  


Turning staircase with split level half landing and window to front aspect rising into:

GUEST BEDROOM SUITE   (Divided by staircase into two areas)  Exposed purlins and supports.  Picture window to rear aspect overlooking main garden.  Further dormer window to front aspect with view towards farmland.  Sitting area, space for double bed with raised display area.  Arched mirror conceals access into large boarded loft space.  Two radiators.  Two light points.  Door into:
En Suite Shower Room:  White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboards and drawer beneath.  Low level WC.  Sliding glass door into fully tiled enclosure housing shower.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Ceramic tiled floor and walls.  Shaver socket.  Heated towel rail/radiator.


The property and its two neighbouring properties are set well back from the road and approached via a long gravel driveway bordered on one side by low brick walling and beech hedging and to the other side by tall fencing.  Herringbone block paved driveway continues to the front and side of the house.  Large Edwardian style lamp post.  Space at side of property to park four to five vehicles, enclosed at the rear by tall fencing with gate opening into rear garden.  Space for garage (subject to all the necessary consents).

REAR GARDEN  Enjoys a southerly aspect and a good degree of privacy.  Divided into three areas:

Area One:  to the rear of the garden room comprises a split level sandstone paved terrace, ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining and barbecues, opens onto level lawned area, screened to the rear boundary by laurels/tall fencing.  Raised oil tank concealed behind trelliswork.  

Area Two:  Well organised Italian style vegetable garden.  Further sandstone patio area with surrounding Cotswold stone dividing four raised vegetable/flower borders, screened to the side by tall fencing.  Further sandstone paved hard standing with newly built:

SUMMERHOUSE / HOME OFFICE / STUDIO  (about 17’ x 12’2 / 5.18m x 3.72m)  Constructed of colour washed timber elevations beneath pitched felt roof.  Fully insulated.  Light and power connected.  Large windows on three aspects and glazed double doors to front.  Wood effect flooring.  

Area Three:  Further area planted with soft fruit.  Large garden shed well screened by laurel/timber fencing.


Mains water and electricity.  Communal private drainage.  Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.

Tel.  01264  810702


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 no. 10437262)

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