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Winterbourne Gunner, Salisbury, Wiltshire Sp4

3 bedrooms

An attractive detached period house, formerly two semi-detached cottages, standing within a good size private garden with stream, situated on the edge of the village just four miles from Salisbury

Property Details


A detached period house, constructed of attractive brick/flint and part rendered elevations beneath a tiled roof.  Above the front porch there are twenty-five 18th Century champagne bottles arranged in a diamond shape within the front flint work, hence the name “Bottle Cottage”.   The accommodation comprises a sitting room with fireplace housing a wood burning stove, separate dining room (also with fireplace), study, large conservatory, kitchen and rear lobby.  To the first floor, accessed via two staircases, there are two good size double bedrooms, a third single bedroom.  The main bathroom is at one end of the cottage, whilst the other end is serviced by a cloakroom.  Outside there are two areas of off-road parking as well as a detached pre-fabricated garage.  The garden with the stream running through is a particular feature and enjoys a good degree of privacy.


The property is situated on the edge of Winterbourne Gunner, within the Winterbournes, which offer good local facilities including a public house, convenient store, village school and community group.  There are also regular bus services to Salisbury, just four miles distant, as well as a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities (including the reputable grammar schools and also private schools: Godolphin, Chafyn Grove and Salisbury Cathedral School)  together with a mainline railway station providing fast services to London Waterloo.  


Tile covered ENTRANCE PORCH  Supported by gallows brackets.  Wood panelled door leads into:

DINING ROOM   Large inglenook fireplace (not currently in use) with exposed timber above and opening to one side, internal seat to opposite side and raised brick hearth.  Exposed ceiling beams and timbers.  Picture window with deep display sill to front aspect with view across the road toward paddock.  Three wall light points.  Spot lights.  Double and single radiators.  Doors to sitting room, study, kitchen and staircase (two).

SITTING ROOM  (Good size double aspect room)  Two windows to front aspect with deep display sills and view towards paddock.  Wide inglenook fireplace housing cast iron wood burning stove standing on raised brick/quarry tiled hearth, opening to one side of chimney breast beneath brick arch, wood store to opposite side.  Exposed ceiling beams and timbers.  Exposed upright timber.  Small pane window to rear aspect.  Small pane glazed door opening into conservatory with view towards the rear garden.  Three wall light points.  Main staircase with half landing rising to first floor.  Two double radiators.  

CONSERVATORY  Constructed of brick and flint plinths and UPVC glazed elevations beneath a profile glass roof with opening vent.  Slate flooring.  Views enjoyed over the garden and stream.  Attractive exposed brick/flint and stone block rear elevation of cottage.  Double shutter style doors to sitting room wall.  Two wall light points with spot lights.  Double radiator.

STUDY  Window to front aspect with deep display sill and view toward paddock.  Exposed ceiling beam and timbers.  Roll top work surface.  Book shelving.  Ceiling light point.  Radiator.  Door to cupboard beneath staircase (two).  

KITCHEN  Stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Range of oak fronted high and low level cupboards and drawers.  Ample roll top work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back.  Built-in ‘Neff’ oven and grill, space above for microwave. Stainless steel four ring gas hob with extractor fan and light within hood above.  Integrated under-counter fridge.  Recess and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine.  UPVC window to rear aspect with view towards the stream.  Fluorescent strip light.  Ceramic tiled floor.  High level cupboard concealing meter/fuse box.  Corner shelved cupboard.  Open doorway into:

REAR LOBBY  Ceramic tiled flooring.  Windows on two aspects.  UPVC glazed door to rear garden.  Wall light point.  Double radiator.


LANDING  (Via main staircase)  Window to rear aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Balustrade overlooking stairwell.  Doors to bedrooms one, three and cloakroom.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM  (Good size dual aspect double bedroom)  Low picture window to front aspect.  Further window to rear aspect.  Exposed chimney breast with deep recess to either side with fitted wardrobe cupboards.  Ceiling light point.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE  (Single bedroom)  Window to front aspect with deep sill.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Double radiator.

CLOAKROOM  Corner wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splash back and low level WC.  Light.  Extractor.  Corner shelving.

LANDING  (Via staircase two)  Window with deep sill overlooking rear garden.  Shelf.  Double louvre doors into cupboard housing mains gas fired boiler with slatted shelving above.  Ceiling light point.  Balustrade overlooking stairwell.  Doors to bedroom two and bathroom.

BEDROOM TWO  (Dual aspect double bedroom)  Low picture window to front aspect.  Further window to rear aspect.  Large exposed chimney breast with deep recess to either side, one with shelving.  Ceiling light point.  Further corner shelving.  Radiator.

BATHROOM   White suite comprising timber panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment to one end with wall mounting and separate ‘Triton’ electric shower with curtain rail.  Pedestal wash hand basin.  Low level WC.  Mainly ceramic tiled walls.  Obscure glazed window to front aspect.  Double radiator.


Wide opening off the road onto wide concrete driveway providing parking for two vehicles, well screened to one side by mature hedging and to the other with brick walling with picket fencing above, tall bamboo behind.  At the end of the driveway there is:

SINGLE GARAGE   Prefabricated construction under a pitched felt roof.  Up and over door to front.  Window and personnel door to side.  Light and power connected.  Timber shed to rear.  Mature oak tree.  Opening through hedge into the main garden which wraps round the rear of the cottage.

FRONT GARDEN  Close boarded fencing to front boundary.  Narrow paved path with border containing roses, plants and wisteria.

THE MAIN GARDEN  Lies to the rear and both ends of the property and enjoys a high degree of privacy.  Level and laid to lawn with apple and cherry trees, bamboo and a variety of shrubs.  The main lawn borders a meandering section of the stream.  Raised border to far side, well screened by tall fencing.  Paved patio.  The garden benefits from a great deal of privacy, being well enclosed on all sides by fencing, hedging, bamboo with stock fencing to the rear boundary allowing views towards water meadow.

ADDITIONAL PARKING AREA  Accessed from the road through twin five bar gates onto shingle hardstanding.


All mains services connected.  Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.

Tel.  01264 810702


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