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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Stratford Sub Castle, Salisbury

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • FOUR BEDROOMS
  • GRADE II LISTED
  • IN NEED OF SOME MODERNISATION
  • GARDENS & VIEWS
  • DETACHED GARAGE
  • NO CHAIN

Full description

A deceptively spacious four bedroom semi-detached Grade II Listed cottage offered to the market with no onward chain. The property is in need of some modernisation and has a delightful garden with far reaching views across open countryside to Old Sarum.

Directions - From our office in Castle Street proceed away from the city centre and at the roundabout proceed forwards into Castle Road. At the traffic lights turn left on to Stratford Road and continue into the village of Stratford-sub-Castle. Flint Cottage can be found approximately one-quarter of a mile after the double bend on the right hand side.

Description - Flint Cottage is a Grade II Listed semi-detached thatched cottage (which we believe dates back to the late 16th century) and has attractive brick and flint elevations. The property is in need of some modernisation and offers extremely well proportioned accommodation which can be improved and altered to suit a buyers particular tastes. The property itself has been completely re-thatched within the last five years and the property also benefits from gas fired central heating. On the ground floor there are four reception rooms with the dining hallway having an impressive inglenook fireplace with exposed beam, and there is also a sitting room and a family room both having dual aspects and open fireplaces. There is also a study. The kitchen/breakfast room has space for a table and chairs and there is a breakfast bar and gas fired Aga. Also on the ground floor is a shower room. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, with the two principal bedrooms enjoying a double aspect and the main bedroom in particular enjoying an interrupted view towards Old Sarum. There is also a bathroom and a separate WC. The property also enjoys gas fired central heating, secondary glazed windows and has a number of character features including exposed beams. The garden is a particular feature of the property having attractive flower borders and a rear access gate leading into the field behind the garden (see Agents note). In addition, there is a driveway providing off-road parking for several cars in front of the large detached garage. Directly behind the property is a useful outhouse divided into two separate areas, with the larger share having a shower cubicle and sink and the other being used as a useful garden store. Stratford-sub-Castle is a popular village lying on the northern outskirts of the city into which there is a regular bus service. The centre of Salisbury lies approximately two miles away and has an excellent range of amenities including a main line railway station serving London Waterloo.

House Specifics - The accommodation is arranged as follows, all measurements being approximate:

Covered Porch - Timber front door to:

Dining Hallway - 15ft 2in x 14ft (4.64m x 4.26m) Window to front, exposed ceiling beams, space for table and chairs, radiator, stairs with cupboard under, door to further walk-in storage area with window to front and gas fired boiler, impressive inglenook fireplace with exposed beam and brickwork.

Sitting Room - 14ft 1in x 13ft 5in (4.29m x 4.10m) Dual aspect with windows to front and side, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, open fireplace with tiled hearth and timber surround and mantel over. Part-glazed door to side, door to:

Family Room - 14ft 6in x 12ft 5in (4.43m x 3.80m) Dual aspect with windows to side and rear, exposed ceiling beams, double radiator, open fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast and hearth, door to:

Study - 10ft 10in x 6ft 8in (3.32m x 2.03m) Exposed brick and flint work to one wall, radiator, window to rear, door to:

Shower Room - Fitted with a white suite comprising corner shower cubicle with Mira sport shower, wash hand basin with cupboard under, low level WC, tiled floor, window to rear, heated towel rail, door to:

Rear Lobby - Part-glazed door to garden, through to dining hallway and to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 22ft 4in x 14ft 3in (6.81m x 4.35m) (both maximum measurements) Fitted with a range of base and wall units with roll top work surfaces and tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap under window to rear, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for fridge, integrated AEG electric oven and hob, gas fired Aga, space for table and chairs, breakfast bar, exposed ceiling beamwork, window to front, return door to dining hallway.

First Floor - Landing - Window to rear, radiator.

Bedroom One - 14ft 6in x 13ft 4in (4.43m x 4.06m) Dual aspect with windows to side and rear, with far reaching views towards Old Sarum, radiator.

Bedroom Two - 15ft 6in x 12ft 7in (4.74m x 3.84m) Dual aspect with windows to front and side, two radiators, fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Three - 10ft 11in x 8ft 8in (3.33m x 2.66m) Window to front, part timber-panelled wall, built-in cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom Four - 10ft 10in x 6ft 3in (3.32m x 1.92m) Window to front, radiator, built-in cupboard.

Bathroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising timber panelled bath, wash hand basin with cupboard under, radiator, strip light, airing cupboard housing loose-lagged hot water cylinder and immersion with shelving, window to rear.

Separate Wc - Fitted with a low level WC, window to rear.

Outside - To the front of the property are flowerbeds with a path leading to the front door. To the side of the property there is a good sized driveway area providing parking for several cars and this leads to the detached garage 20ft 11in x 14ft 10in (6.37m x 4.53m) which has an electric up-and-over door, a pitched, tiled roof which provides a storage area and there is power and light. The rear part of the garage is divided to provide a storage area with a door into the garden. The rear garden is a particular feature of this property with a paved area directly behind the cottage, the remainder being lawned with well-stocked flower borders. There is a timber summerhouse and the garden is enclosed by timber fencing and block walling. The rear boundary provides superb uninterrupted views across open countryside towards Old Sarum and there is a rear gate leading into the field behind. Also within the garden there is a useful outhouse with brick and flint elevations and a pitched, tiled roof. This is divided into two separate areas, the larger part measures 13ft x 7ft 7in (3.96m x 2.31m) with windows, a wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. The smaller share of the outhouse is used as a garden store, both of these areas having power and light. Agents Note: The field immediately to the rear of Flint Cottage is owned by a small private limited company whose shareholders comprise other owners of properties along Stratford Road which abut the field. There are five shareholders, including the owners of Flint Cottage, and the field was purchased to protect the views across to the Old Sarum monument from these properties. The land is now let, and has been for many years, on a Farm Business Tenancy, and it is the intention of the remaining owners/shareholders that this will continue indefinitely. Consequently there would be no rights to occupy for any purchaser of Flint Cottage. The farmer takes hay or silage and grazes sheep.

Services - Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Provision for telephone subject to transfer regulations. Gas fired central heating with radiators.

Outgoings - The Council Tax Band is F and the payment for the year 2016/2017 payable to Wiltshire Council is £2329.19.


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