A BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED REFURBISHED AND EXTENDED DETACHED VILLAGE HOUSE LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE CHALKE VALLEY
DESCRIPTION: The Cottage is a beautiful detached house with the original part of cob and thatch construction dating back to the 18th century with a timber clad and tiled extension to the side adding on the large dining room with master bedroom over. The property has the benefit of oil fired central heating as well as hand made double glazed windows and there are many attractive internal features. There is a spacious reception hall with utility room and cloakroom and this leads through to a large kitchen breakfast room. There is a superb drawing room with log burning stove and a large dining room beyond this. There is also a cellar with access from the utility room. On the first floor there is a master bedroom adjacent to which is a delightful bathroom, three further double bedrooms and a second bathroom. There is also ample storage space.
The house is set in a mature garden with ample parking for three or four cars to the front, space for a garage if required, lawns, flower beds, fruit trees and a further area of lawn to the rear. On the far side there are open fields with lovely views.
LOCATION: The property is located in the heart of the Chalke Valley. Bowerchalke itself has a lovely church, a village hall where there is a weekly market as well as the Chalke Valley cricket pitch. Broadchalke some three miles away has an excellent hub or local shop as well as a church, hall, public house, recreation ground and sports centre. There is a good local bus service running through the valley between Shaftesbury ten miles away and Salisbury also some ten miles away.
The village of Sixpenny Handley nearby has a very good doctors’ surgery as does Broadchalke with the same practice as well an excellent small supermarket which is open seven days a week. The village is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside on the edge of Cranborne Chase and there are many lovely walks and rides in the immediate vicinity. There is racing at Salisbury racecourse, fishing on the Rivers Ebble, Nadder, Wylye and Avon and golf courses at Tollard Royal near Sixpenny Handley as well as South Wilts.
RECEPTION HALL: With tiled floor, radiator and fitted wall light.
UTILITY ROOM: 2.38m x 2.01m (7′ 9" x 6′ 7") With access to cellar, range of base and drawer units, fitted radiator and shelving.
CLOAKROOM: With Belfast sink, WC, plumbing and drainage for washing machine, fitted storage cupboards and airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 5.88m x 3.56m (19′ 3" x 11′ 8") With single drainer sink unit, drawers and cupboards below, excellent range of base and drawer unit, built in Bosch dishwasher, fitted electric range with extractor over, fitted larder cupboard, central station with breakfast bar and storage cupboard, log burning stove, tiled floor, fitted window seat, two radiators and door to garden.
DRAWING ROOM: 5.94m x 4.07m (19′ 5" x 13′ 4") With inglenook fireplace with bread oven and log burning stove, window seat, door to rear garden, panelled walls, radiator, wood flooring and two wall lights.
DINING ROOM: 5.82m x 3.99m (19′ 1" x 13′ 1") A charming room with door to front, two radiators and four wall lights.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With access to loft, two wall lights, further storage cupboards, linen cupboard and two radiators.
BEDROOM 1: 5.16m x 4.22m (16′ 11" x 13′ 10") With fitted wardrobes, cupboards and two radiators.
BEDROOM 2: 3.37m x 3.23m (11′ 0" x 10′ 7") (Maximum dimensions) With radiator, fitted wardrobes, cupboards and shelving.
BATHROOM 1: With panelled bath, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, heated towel rail and tiled floor.
BEDROOM 3: 3.64m x 3.26m (11′ 11" x 10′ 8") With wardrobe, radiator, shelving and wall light.
BEDROOM 4: 4.18m x 2.40m (13′ 8" x 7′ 10") With radiator.
BATHROOM 2: With panelled bath, wash hand basin, WC, double shower cubicle, radiator, part panelled walls and two wall lights.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached over a gravel drive with ample parking for four cars with path to the front door. Here there are mature flower beds, lawn, a log store and there is ample room for the erection of a garage subject to the necessary approvals. There is a further area of lawn to the side overlooking lovely open fields whilst to the rear there is a lawn, well stocked flower beds and borders and a patio. There is an outside tap.
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. BT.com suggests that maximum speeds of 50 Mb are available with Superfast Fibre Broadband through BT.