- Updated On:
- August 5, 2022
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
A CHARMING DETACHED COTTAGE WITH ENORMOUS POTENTIAL SET IN A LOVELY GARDEN AND ENJOYING SUPERB RURAL VIEWS TO FRONT AND REAR. FREEHOLD. COUNCIL TAX BAND E. EPC – E
DESCRIPTION: Shepherds Cottage is a classic detached cottage built of rendered cob and brick elevations under a thatched roof with a single storey extension to the rear. The property is set in a large garden and therefore has great potential for extension to provide further accommodation if required. The cottage has the benefit of double glazing as well as electric heating. The cottage is set in a fantastic garden with large gravelled area to the drive and gravelled parking and turning area to the front giving access to the DOUBLE GARAGE adjacent to which is a most useful STUDIO with drainage, electricity and water laid on. Adjacent to the garage there is a greenhouse, vegetable garden and a further lovely area of garden to the rear of the cottage laid mainly to lawn with flowerbeds and roses. The rear garden has lovely views over open fields to the hills whilst to the front there are views along the length of Marleycoombe.
LOCATION: The property is located in the village of Bowerchalke in the heart of the Chalke Valley. The village has a church, thriving village hall and the Chalke Valley Cricket Ground. There is also a very good local bus service running between Shaftesbury and Salisbury and this gives access to Broadchalke approximately two miles away. Here there are further facilities including a very good primary school, a shop/hub, recreation centre and a public house. There is also a public house at Ebbesbourne Wake approximately two miles away. The city of Salisbury is approximately eleven miles away where there are further good facilities including a mainline railway station serving London Waterloo, a good choice of shops and supermarkets, further schools and leisure facilities including cinema and playhouse. Shaftesbury is ten miles distant, has good facilities and also the well known town of Tisbury is only some eight miles with a station. The Chalke valley is one of the loveliest rural areas in the South of England and there are many lovely walks and rides nearby. There is racing at Salisbury racecourse, fishing on the rivers Nadder, Wylye and Avon and Ebble and golf courses at South Wilts and Rushmoor.
The accommodation comprises;
STABLE DOOR: leading to reception hall with electric heater, storage cupboard. Shower room with fitted shower cubicle with BIX duo shower, wash hand basin and w.c, heated towel rail.
SITTING ROOM: 5.23m x 3.45m (17′ 1" x 11′ 3") with Inglenook fireplace with bread oven, fitted log burning stove, t.v point, exposed beams, fitted wall light, night storage heater, stairs leading off to first floor.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 9.02m x 3.07m (29′ 7" x 10′ 0") with double bowl sink unit, drawers and cupboards below, fitted Evenhot oven, range of base and drawer units, space for fridge, single and double doors leading to garden and patio, tiled floor, fitted plate rack, clothes drier, night storage heater. In this room is an air to air heater above the living area.
UTILITY ROOM: 2.48m x 1.98m (8′ 1" x 6′ 5") with plumbing and drainage for washing machine and dishwasher, space for fridge, fitted shelving, larder cupboard, large understairs storage cupboard.
STUDY/BEDROOM THREE 4.40m x 2.46m (14′ 5" x 8′ 0") with fitted cupboard, access to loft, door to front garden.
On the first floor; Landing with airing cupboard, lagged hot water tank and emersion heater, access to loft space.
BEDROOM ONE: 4.01m x 3.96m (13′ 1" x 12′ 11") with fitted wall light.
BEDROOM TWO: 3.79m x 2.23m (12′ 5" x 7′ 3") with two wall lights.
BATHROOM: with panelled bath with MIRA shower and screen, wash hand basin, w.c, heated towel rail, electric shaver point, dimplex heater.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached through a five bar gate leading on to a gravelled drive and large parking, turning area. On each side of this there are areas of lawn with flowerbeds and roses. There is a LARGE DOUBLE GARAGE split into two 5.78m x 2.97m (18’11" x 9’9") and 5.83m x 2.95m (19’02" x 9’8") with two up and over doors, power and light and inspection pit. Alongside of this is the STUDIO 3.31m x 3.26m (10’10" x 10’8") a most useful workroom with power, water and drainage laid on. There is an electric heater, ample power points and fluorescent strip light. Adjacent to the garage there is a greenhouse with small fenced vegetable garden. Beyond this is a good size area of lawn with flowerbeds and roses and magnificent views over open fields to the hills behind. There is an outside tap and also a log store.
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected, drainage is to a septic tank.
COUNCIL TAX BAND E