A CHARMING DETACHED PERIOD RESIDENCE WITH EXCELLENT ACCOMMODATION IN FIRST CLASS ORDER AND WITH THE BENEFIT OF A MOST BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED GARDEN LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE BOURNE VALLEY
DESCRIPTION: The White House is one of the most attractive properties in the village of Idmiston which lies in the heart of the Bourne Valley. We understand the property was formerly a staging post for coaches and there are many original period features inside including fireplace, exposed beams and some of the original doors. The house has been fully refurbished in recent years and now has the benefit of a gas fired central heating system as well as double glazing. The accommodation is light and beautifully presented and the original cottage has been extended to the rear to further enlarge the ground floor accommodation.
The house fronts onto the village road but has a garage at the side with parking for two cars adjacent. There is a most charming garden to the rear with three or four different levels with terraces on each level, lovely lawn, beautifully styled flower beds, shrubberies with roses and ornamental trees and on the lower terrace there is a large summer house.
LOCATION: The property is located in the heart of Idmiston which lies some five miles to the north of Salisbury. The nearest facilities are available in Porton where there is a school, village hall, public house, garden centre as well as an excellent general stores, a church and doctors’ surgery. There is also a local bus service running to Salisbury where there are further good facilities including a main line railway station, shops and supermarkets, schools and good leisure facilities including a cinema and playhouse. To the north there is Amesbury and also Cholderton which gives access onto the main A303 trunk road.
RECEPTION HALL: With stairs leading off to first floor and radiator.
SITTING ROOM: 4.59m x 4.48m (15′ 0" x 14′ 8") A most attractive room with stone fireplace, wood burning stove, television aerial point and three wall lights.
DINING ROOM: 3.94m x 3.66m (12′ 11" x 12′ 0") With exposed beams, inglenook fireplace, oak flooring, radiator and fitted cupboards.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 7.00m x 4.95m (22′ 11" x 16′ 2") Maximum dimensions narrowing to 2.30m (7′ 6") L-shaped with double bowl sink unit with cupboards below, further excellent range of base and drawer units, built in oven and hob with extractor, fitted oil fired Aga for cooking and domestic hot water, extensive range of wall cupboards, tiled floor, part tiled walls, built in fridge, television aerial point, fitted bottle rack and double doors leading onto the rear garden.
UTILITY ROOM: 2.52m x 2.13m (8′ 3" x 6′ 11") With single drainer sink unit and cupboards below, plumbing and drainage for washing machine, broom cupboard, space for fridge/freezer, shelving, Profile gas fired boiler for domestic hot water and central heating.
STUDY: 2.37m x 2.05m (7′ 9" x 6′ 8") With door to side passageway, telephone point and shelving.
REAR LOBBY: With cupboard and door to garden room.
CLOAKROOM: With WC, wash hand basin and radiator.
GARDEN ROOM: 3.85m x 2.36m (12′ 7" x 7′ 8") With doors to garden and door to garage.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With access to loft, airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank and shelving.
BEDROOM 1: 4.13m x 3.81m (13′ 6" x 12′ 5") With two double wardrobes, further extensive range of cupboards, radiator, telephone point and wall lights.
BEDROOM 2: 4.37m x 3.92m (14′ 4" x 12′ 10") With two wardrobes and radiator.
BEDROOM 3: 5.10m x 2.23m (16′ 8" x 7′ 3") With fitted wardrobe and radiator.
BATHROOM: 2.94m x 2.42m (9′ 7" x 7′ 11") Beautifully fitted with panelled bath, fitted shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, mirror, storage cupboards, tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail and radiator.
OUTSIDE: To the side of the house there is a GARAGE 4.49m x 2.65m (14′ 8" x 8′ 8") with wooden doors, power, light, pedestrian door and shelving. There are two parking spaces adjacent to the garage and there is a gate leading onto the magnificent rear garden. Here there is a large paved terrace adjacent to the house with attractive summer house surrounded by well stocked flower beds and borders. There is a level area of lawn and various steps leading to the terraces beyond, all of which is surrounded by beautifully shrubberies and borders with ornamental trees and bushes. Each level has its own separate sitting area and the garden has lovely views over the village and the Bourne Valley. There is an outside tap.
SERVICES: All mains services are connected to the property.