A MOST IMPRESSIVE SEMI-DETACHED VICTORIAN HOUSE EXTENDED AND REFURBISHED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD ENJOYING AN ELEVATED POSITION WITH MAGNIFICENT VIEWS OVER THE CITY OF SALISBURY
DESCRIPTION: This offers a rare opportunity to purchase a substantial semi-detached Victorian residence located in one of the most popular and attractive Victorian residential areas of the City. The original house is one of a pair and the present owner has lived in the property for some twenty years and has maintained it to a very high standard. Double glazing has been installed as well as gas fired central heating and an excellent annexe has been added with living room, en-suite shower room and laundry room, all suitable for wheel chair access. The property also has the benefit of a most useful basement which has been converted into a large bedroom or playroom and study area with further storage recess. The main sitting room and bedrooms face west and enjoy magnificent views over the City of Salisbury. There are lovely views to the Cathedral itself as well as to the race plain and the countryside west of the City.
The property has the benefit of a large storage shed, formerly the garage, as well as private parking for two cars off Elm Grove. There is a charming rear garden facing west with raised terrace, steps down to an area of lawn surrounded by shrubs, bushes and trees and there is a small shed as well.
LOCATION: The property is located in what was a very prosperous Victorian area of the City with many fine large detached and semi-detached houses in the immediate vicinity. Some of these have been converted into flats but many have been restored to their former glory. The area has very good facilities including a Co-op general stores on Kelsey Road as well as good primary and secondary schools, both state and private with Chafyn Grove Preparatory School, Godolphin girls’ school and St Mark’s Primary School all being within walking distance. Further good secondary schools are available in Laverstock nearby and the boys’ and girls’ grammar schools are also within easy reach.
The City centre is within walking distance and here there are further good facilities including a main line railway station with connections to London Waterloo. There is a good selection of shops and supermarkets, excellent variety of entertainment facilities including a cinema, playhouse and leisure centre and the amenity area of The Greencroft is within easy reach.
RECEPTION HALL: With stairs leading off to first floor, stairs down to basement area with playroom/bedroom 7.
PLAYROOM/BEDROOM 7: 4.27m x 4.21m (14′ 0" x 13′ 9") With fitted storage cupboard, radiator and side window.
STUDY AREA: 4.30m x 2.13m (14′ 1" x 6′ 11") With telephone point and further large storage recess.
ON THE GROUND FLOOR
SITTING ROOM: 4.57m x 4.31m (14′ 11" x 14′ 1") With open fireplace, telephone point, two radiators, doors to garden room.
GARDEN ROOM: 4.35m x 1.96m (14′ 3" x 6′ 5") With door to garden.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.27m x 4.23m (14′ 0" x 13′ 10") Refurbished eight years’ ago approximately with large bowl sink unit, further range of base and drawer units with worktops over, built in dishwasher, five ring and twin oven fitted gas range, carousel corner units, extractor hood, fitted wall cupboards, Worcester gas fired boiler for domestic hot water and central heating and fitted larder cupboard.
DINING ROOM: 4.16m x 2.73m (13′ 7" x 8′ 11") With radiator and door to parking area.
HALL: With radiator.
BEDROOM 6/LIVING ROOM: 4.96m x 4.36m (16′ 3" x 14′ 3") With television aerial point, fitted wardrobe with storage cupboards, radiator, access to garden and access to loft space.
SHOWER ROOM: (Suitable for wheel chair access.) With tiled shower corner cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, fitted cupboards, extractor fan and heated towel rail.
LAUNDRY ROOM: With wash hand basin, plumbing and drainage for washing machine, corner shower cubicle, WC, tiled floor and recessed lights.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR – LANDING
BEDROOM 1: 4.58m x 4.31m (15′ 0" x 14′ 1") With attractive original fireplace, two radiators and lovely views over the City.
EN-SUITE DRESSING ROOM: With built in clothes’ racks, radiator and access to loft space.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM: With panelled spa bath, corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, part tiled walls, fitted storage cupboards and recessed lights.
BEDROOM 2: 4.31m x 4.26m (14′ 1" x 13′ 11") With fitted cupboard, radiator and original fireplace.
SHOWER ROOM: With fitted corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, storage cupboards and radiator.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING: With large storage cupboard.
BEDROOM 3: 4.67m x 4.28m (15′ 3" x 14′ 0") With original fireplace, radiator, access to loft and magnificent views over the City.
BEDROOM 4: 4.33m x 3.07m (14′ 2" x 10′ 0") With storage cupboard.
BEDROOM 5: 3.90m x 2.13m (12′ 9" x 6′ 11") With radiator.
SHOWER ROOM: With shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, radiator and part tiled walls.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached along Elm Grove which is a quiet no through road and therefore for pedestrians mainly. There is a parking area which gives access to the former garage, now a storage shed 3.77m x 2.46m (12′ 4" x 8′ 0") with up and over door, power, light, plumbing and drainage for washing machine and attic over. Behind the house and facing west there is a lovely mature garden with a raised terrace with wrought iron railings, steps down to an attractive area of lawn with central flower bed, further shrubs and flower beds, roses and at the far end there is a storage shed. The garden has lovely views over the City as well.
SERVICES: All mains services are connected to the property.