High Street, Downton

£395,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
An attractive Grade II Listed cottage, with a large garden, located in this sought after village.

Living room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast/living room, three double bedrooms, bathroom and ground floor shower room. Rear garden.

Believed to date back to the 18th century, Harebell Cottage is a delightful, Grade II Listed, character home built of brick and rendered elevations beneath a part thatch and part tiled roof, providing well-proportioned, versatile living accommodation. The property has been extended to the rear, creating a lovely kitchen/breakfast/living room that is full of light, and also benefits from a good sized garden with space for fruit and vegetable plots and chickens etc.

Harebell Cottage is located right in the heart of Downton, which is a thriving and popular village just over seven miles south east of the cathedral city of Salisbury. The village has an excellent range of amenities including doctors and dentist surgeries, a library, a number of shops, primary and secondary schools, two pubs, a village hall, a cafe and sports centre. It also hosts the well-regarded annual village fair (Downton Cuckoo fair) and has excellent transport and road links with ready access to the New Forest and both Southampton and Bournemouth airports. There is also easy access by car or bus to both Burgate School, and also to Salisbury, with its excellent range of facilities cultural, leisure, shopping and educational (with well-regarded private schools and two grammar schools). Salisbury has also been voted as the best place to live by The Sunday Times.

From the High Street the original, wooden front opens into the:

LIVING ROOM

Of a very good size with a period, open, cast iron fireplace with a cupboard and display shelving to one side of the chimney breast. From here stairs lead up to the first floor, with a very large storage area beneath (with electric light and space for fridge and freezer and for coats etc), this can also be accessed from the sitting room. Wooden floor, sash window to the front, door to the kitchen and a door to the:

SITTING ROOM

A well proportioned room with a large inglenook fireplace and feature brick and timber wall. Archway to the storage area, television point and a sash window to the front.

KITCHEN/BREAKAST/LIVING ROOM

A more recent addition to the house, this is a lovely, light and airy, open plan room that is naturally divided, with two roof lanterns, a Velux roof light, double glazed window to the garden and two sets of double glazed, fully glazed, double doors leading to the rear. The kitchen area has been well designed and fitted with granite worktops with two inset stainless steel sinks (with a mixer tap above and drainage channels cut into the worktop to one side) and modern, white, gloss, storage units. Space for a range cooker, built in Hotpoint washing machine, built in fridge/freezer and space and plumbing for both a dishwasher and a tumble drier. Tiled floor (which continues into the ground floor shower room), tiled splashbacks, matching granite upstands and a feature, original leaded glazed window to the storage area. Space for a large dining table, sofa and associated furniture, a door to the:

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM

Fitted with a white suite of tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks, towel radiator, cupboard containing the Valiant Eco fit Pure gas fired boiler for domestic heating and hot water, mirror fronted wall mounted medicine cabinet, double glazed window with obscure glass, extractor fan.

Stairs from the sitting room lead up to the:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

With an access hatch to the loft space, useful shelving and doors to all the first-floor accommodation.

BATHROOM

This has been well fitted with a white suite of free-standing bath (with a mixer tap and handheld shower attachment above), tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin (with a mixer tap above). Tiled splashbacks, towel radiator, window to the rear, stone tiled floor and useful cupboard.

BEDROOM 1

Being the principal bedroom this is a spacious double room with a casement window to the front and built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 2

This is a double bedroom with a casement window to the front.

BEDROOM 3

A further double bedroom with a casement window to the rear and a built-in cupboard.

OUTSIDE

Immediately to the rear of the property is an area of stone paved terrace, with outside power points and tap. From here stone steps lead up to a further area of stone paved terrace, covered in part by a pergola. Beyond, the rear garden is of a very good size and has been mainly laid to lawn with raised beds and borders containing mature trees, shrubs and flowering plants. Space for two garden sheds, space for chickens, fruit and vegetable plots if required. The garden is enclosed by a mix of brick walls, hedging and fencing.

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage are available.

TENURE

Freehold

COUNCIL TAX

Band E. Charge for 2019/2020 - £2,309.75

POST CODE

SP5 3PG

BROADBAND

BT.com suggests that maximum speeds of 73Mb are available with Superfast Fibre 2 broadband through BT.

TO VIEW

By appointment only please through Myddelton & Major, 49 High Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PD.

Tel 01722 337575

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