A DELIGHTFULLY PRESENTED GRADE II LISTED PERIOD COTTAGE WITH MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES AND GARDEN WITH RIVER FRONTAGE TO THE RIVER AVON
DESCRIPTION: This Grade II listed period property is believed to have origins dating back to the early 16th century and has excellent accommodation over three floors with a westerly facing and long rear garden adjoining the River Avon. The accommodation has been improved to an excellent standard by our client and has a lobby with oak panelled door leading into the dining/reception hall and a large kitchen with cloakroom off. There is a split level living room at the rear which has access to the garden. On the first floor the master bedroom is off a large bathroom and the second bedroom has its own en-suite shower/WC facilities. A staircase rises to the second floor where there is another double bedroom. There are double glazed windows to the rear elevation and electric heating. Outside there is a patio with outside store and a long well stocked garden with lawn, herbaceous borders and a variety of fruit trees leading to a summer house. Beyond this there is a small gravelled area and frontage to the River Avon. Internal inspection recommended.
LOCATION: The property is centrally located in Castle Street only a short walk from the Market Square. The cathedral city of Salisbury has a good range of shops and supermarkets, schools in the private, grammar and state sectors, social amenities including theatres, cinema, leisure centre and a wide variety of restaurants. The city also has a main line railway station with regular services to London Waterloo.
ENTRANCE LOBBY: With oak panelling and oak inner door with stained glass panel and two antique side panels.
DINING ROOM: 4.57m x 3.96m (15′ 0" x 13′ 0") Formerly a shop with large window frontage and deep sill, ceiling beams, oak flooring, fireplace with gas log effect insert and beamed archway into:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.95m x 4.88m (16′ 3" x 16′ 0") A quaint cottage style room with ceiling and floor to ceiling timbers, former fireplace with timber beam, inset gas coal/flame effect stove, work surfaces, inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit, washing machine, cooker, deep alcove beneath the stairs and braced and ledged internal doors.
CLOAKROOM: With tiled floor, wash hand basin and door to WC with extractor fan.
SPLIT LEVEL LIVING ROOM
LOWER LEVEL/SITTING ROOM: 5.03m x 2.61m (16′ 6" x 8′ 6") With brick chimney breast, gas coal effect stove and paved hearth, four wall light points, telephone point, telephone aerial point, steps leading to:
UPPER LEVEL/GARDEN ROOM: 4.64m x 3.02m (15′ 2" x 9′ 10") With ceramic tiled floor, electric storage heater, double glazed windows, doors to rear garden and door to small yard area.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR: Concealed staircase rising from the kitchen.
LANDING: Exposed timbers and staircase to second floor. Panelled door leading to:
BATHROOM: Full of character with ceiling and upright timbers, free standing roll edge enamel bath with claw feet, Italian wash stand with inset circular marble stone basin, WC with Victorian style high cistern, built in shelved double linen cupboard with factory lagged combination fortic tank, steps to panelled door to:
MASTER BEDROOM: 5.33m x 2.79m (17′ 5" x 9′ 1") (Maximum dimensions) Outlook to rear garden, built in pair of double wardrobes with storage above, feature period fireplace with mantel surround and inlaid décor, electric storage heater.
BEDROOM 2: 4.49m x 4.01m (14′ 8" x 13′ 1") With exposed timbers, electric storage heater, access to under stair storage cupboard, freestanding shower cubicle with semi-circular concertina doors and electric shower, wash hand basin, towel radiator and door to en-suite low level WC.
ON THE SECOND FLOOR
BEDROOM 3: 4.59m x 4.04m (15′ 0" x 13′ 3") With sloping ceiling and dormer window to the rear, wash hand basin inset in vanity unit, braced and ledged door to part shelved wardrobe cupboard, shelved recess over stairs and telephone point.
OUTSIDE: To the rear of the property there is a landscaped westerly facing rear garden laid to patio with lawn and well stocked plant borders to either side. There is a small storage shed adjoining the house and beyond the lawn there is a garden chalet/store with electric light and power and path leading to a gravelled area at the bottom of the garden with frontage to the River Avon.
SERVICES: All mains services are connected to the property.