The first time on the open market a fine five bedroom residence set in a magical garden of three quarters of an acre
DESCRIPTION: This is a rare opportunity to purchase a charming detached five bedroom chalet style residence on the market for the first time since it was built in 1953. One of the major features of this fantastic property is the exceptional garden extending to approximately three quarters of an acre. To the front there is an area of lawn with drive leading to the garage with workshop/store. Behind the house there is a south facing garden with raised terrace, lawn and flower beds and a beautiful garden divided into four different areas with exceptional flower beds, roses, bulbs, Spring flowers, fruit trees and wild area. There is also a vegetable garden with raised beds, fruit cage, greenhouses and storage sheds. This property is ideal for a keen and energetic gardener.
The house itself has the benefit of oil fired central heating and is presented in good order with a reception hall, large sitting room, kitchen with dining area, three bedrooms, cloakroom and shower room on the ground floor. On the first floor there are two further big double bedrooms as well as a bathroom. There are solar panels providing hot water.
LOCATION: Firsdown is located some three miles to the north east of the city of Salisbury. The nearest local facilities are available in the villages of Pitton and Winterslow nearby and here there are primary schools, public houses, halls, recreation ground and village halls. There is also a local bus service running through Firsdown and the famous cathedral city of Salisbury is only three miles to the west. Here there is a main line railway station, a good variety of shops and supermarkets, further schools and leisure facilities including a cinema and playhouse. There is also a main line railway station at Grateley and Firsdown is within easy reach of Amesbury, Andover, Stockbridge and Winchester. To the rear of this property there is lovely open countryside with a former Roman road and its many attractive walks.
RECEPTION HALL: With stairs leading up to first floor, fitted cloaks cupboard, telephone point and radiator.
SITTING ROOM: 5.66m x 3.78m (18′ 6" x 12′ 4") With patio doors leading to rear terrace, lovely views over the garden, television aerial point, two radiators, telephone point and former fireplace.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 5.75m x 3.72m (18′ 10" x 12′ 2") With one and a half bowl sink unit, extensive drawers and cupboards below, fitted worktops, plumbing and drainage for washing machine and dishwasher, fitted Electrolux double oven with hob and extractor, further range of base and drawer units, fitted wall cupboards, coal fired Rayburn, telephone point, two radiators, television aerial point, fitted meter cupboard and door to side driveway.
BEDROOM 1: 4.46m x 3.64m (14′ 7" x 11′ 11") With fitted built in double wardrobe, further excellent range of wardrobes, storage cupboards, radiator and door to terrace.
BEDROOM 2: 3.63m x 3.42m (11′ 10" x 11′ 2") With radiator.
BEDROOM 3: 3.61m x 2.19m (11′ 10" x 7′ 2") With fitted cupboard and radiator.
SHOWER ROOM: With multi jet shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, fitted cupboards, fitted mirror, shelving and radiator.
CLOAKROOM: With WC and wash hand basin.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR – LANDING
BEDROOM 4: 3.92m x 4.49m (12′ 10" x 14′ 8") With radiator and two eaves storage cupboards with lights.
BEDROOM 5: 4.59m x 3.69m (15′ 0" x 12′ 1") With two radiators and three eaves storage cupboards.
BATHROOM: With panelled bath with Jacuzzi jets, fitted shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, radiator and fitted mirror with cabinet.
OUTSIDE: To the front of the house there is an area of lawn with trees and Spring flowers and drive leading through to the GARAGE 6.39m x 3.29m (20′ 11" x 10′ 9) with inspection pit, up and over door and pedestrian door. Here is located the Grant oil fired central heating boiler. Behind the garage there is a storage area with oil tank and adjacent to this is a lovely south facing terraced area with access from the house and steps leading out to the garden. Immediately by the terrace is an area of lawn surrounded by well stocked flower beds with paths on either side of the garden leading to a further lawned area with former summer house, flower beds, lawns, mature trees and beyond this is a vegetable garden with greenhouses, storage shed and beyond this is a fruit cage. There is a further wild area of garden at the end with Spring bulbs, fruit trees and pedestrian access onto the former Roman road and lovely walks beyond. There are also two former ornamental ponds at the far end of the garden.
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to septic tank.