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3 bedroom house for sale
North Lane, West Tytherley, Salisbury, Hampshire, SP5 1NF
- 2 reception rooms
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- kitchen/breakfast room
- double garage
West Tytherley is a delightful village located in the renowned Test valley and surrounded by beautiful countryside on the Hampshire/Wiltshire border. The village offers a range of local menities including a post office and general store, church, public house and a well established primary school, in addition to Norman Court Preparatory School. Although the cottage is located on the edge of the village adjoining open countryside, the A30 is approximately 4 miles away and provides links with the A303 and M3 for easy access to London. The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester, both have main line railway stations, are located within 11 miles and 18 miles respectively, offering a further range of educational and recreational facilities. There are also stations at Grateley (Waterloo) and West Dean.
Old Nails is a most attractive and charming period detached cottage dating from circa 1650 with later additions. The cottage is constructed of brick with painted elevations together with a Tudor oak frame. The roof is made of cedar shingle tiles, and the house offers a number of period features including fireplaces and wooden 'latch' doors. The name of the cottage derives from a previous owner who was the village blacksmith. The well appointed accommodation, which has been refurbished by the current owners, offers very light and sympathetically styled accommodation. The kitchen / breakfast room is fitted with a range of painted units, incorporating granite work surfaces and a Belfast sink, a Falcon gas range style cooker together with an integrated fridge / freezer and dishwasher. There are ceiling beams and doors leading to the garden, and it is altogether a very light and pleasant space. The two adjoining reception rooms, the family room and the sitting room, have a wealth of ceiling beams and exposed timbers. There is a wood burner in the family room and a bay window overlooking the pleasant garden, with a fireplace in the sitting room, with a beam across, together with a tiled hearth. The utility room is situated behind the sitting room and has an extensive range of floor based units with tiled work surfaces incorporating a butler's sink. There is plumbing for a washing machine and a dryer, together with a door leading to a cupboard, housing the Worcester oil fired central heating boiler and water tank. One of the two bathrooms is on the ground floor and is fitted with a white suite, including a hand wash basin inset into a vanitory unit. There is tongue and groove panelling to dado height.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, together with a study and a bathroom. A short staircase leads to the first floor, which divides in two directions with a short flight of steps to the respective landings. The main bedroom has an exposed brick chimney breast together with ceiling timbers and a floor based storage cupboard. The second bedroom has painted floorboards, exposed timbers and a raised recess with a window overlooking the garden to the side, with fabulous far reaching countryside views. Bedroom 3 has a built in cupboard together with a Velux window and a low level window offering wonderful far reaching country views. The first floor bathroom is also fitted with a white suite.
Outside the mature and very private garden extends to approximately 1/3 of an acre and is approached via a wooden five bar gate which leads into a large gravelled driveway offering parking for a number of vehicles. Situated on the left hand side is a detached brick built double garage, also with a shingle tiled roof. There is a boarded loft area within the garage, with a pull down ladder. Located to the side of the garage is an office, which has a tiled floor, ceiling downlighters and a radiator and could usefully be utilised, as either storage or an office. The main area of the garden is predominantly laid to lawn and incorporates a small ornamental pond, and is partly walled. A brick path leads from the front door to the far side of the garden, with a pedestrian wooden gate giving access to Rectory Hill Lane, with a right of way across a neighbour's garden. The garden is well stocked with a variety of shrubs and mature trees with wonderful open views from the north east side of the garden.
Leave Winchester on the Stockbridge Road heading west towards Salisbury on the A30. Continue through Stockbridge and after the bridge take the left hand turn signposted to Houghton. Continue through Houghton and at the T junction, take the left hand turn to Broughton. Continue on this road, taking the next right hand turn to Broughton and turn immediately left to East Tytherley. Continue through to West Tytherley and on arriving at the T junction turn right into North Lane staying on this road until passing the left turn to Norman Court School and the cottage will
be found after a short distance on the left.