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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION: Sun and Moon House is a charming detached cottage part of which dates back to the 17th century and is built of rendered cob elevations under a thatched roof. Extensions were added later to give the cottage extra accommodation with greater flexibility. The property has the benefit of oil fired central heating and recent improvements have included the upgrade of the electric wiring system and the cottage has also recently been re-ridged.

The accommodation has great flexibility and is laid out on two floors. You should note that the ceiling height in some of the original cottage is quite restricted.

The cottage is set in a large L-shaped garden extending to just under a third of an acre. There are lawns to front and side with ample private parking and turning area, a good sized vegetable garden, storage sheds and greenhouse and adjacent to the cottage there is a large paved terraced area with the swimming pool, pump house, log store, all of which are surrounded by lovely ornamental flower beds and borders.  

LOCATION: The property is located on The Hollow, a no through road just on the northern edge of the village of Shrewton. There are good local facilities including a primary school, a general stores, church, public houses and garage. The nearby town of Amesbury has further good facilities whilst the A303 trunk road and Stonehenge are also nearby.

The Cathedral City of Salisbury is some twelve miles away with its further good facilities including schools, shops and leisure facilities. There are main line railway stations are available at Grateley or Andover with connections to London. To the north of Shrewton is the famous Salisbury Plain with its many lovely walks and rides. 


DRAWING ROOM: 7.90m x 3.70m (25' 11" x 12' 1") 7.90m x 3.70m (25' 11" x 12' 1") The oldest part of the house with inglenook fireplace with fitted log burning stove, two radiators, display recess, wall lights, exposed beams, stairs leading off to first floor with cupboard below. 

BEDROOM 5/FAMILY ROOM: 4.10m x 3.70m (13' 5" x 12' 1") 4.10m x 3.70m (13' 5" x 12' 1") With radiator, two wall lights, former fireplace with redundant Rayburn and attractive wooden surround with mantelpiece. 

DINING ROOM: 6.90m x 2.40m (22' 7" x 7' 10") 6.90m x 2.40m (22' 7" x 7' 10") With radiator and window seat. 

BOOT ROOM: With storage area and door to garden. 

INNER HALL: With pantry 2.30m x 1.60m (7' 6" x 5' 2") with space for fridge and fridge/freezer and fitted work surface.

Boiler recess with Worcester oil fired boiler. 

CLOAKROOM/UTILITY ROOM: With WC, wash hand basin, fitted cupboards, radiator, access to small loft area and plumbing and drainage for washing machine. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 6.70m x 3.40m (21' 11" x 11' 1") 6.70m x 3.40m (21' 11" x 11' 1") With Belfast sink with work surface to either side, range of base and drawer units with tiled work surfaces, further wall cupboards, fitted LPG gas range, plumbing and drainage for dishwasher, slate floor, step up to breakfast area with Klondike freestanding stove, slate floor, doors to storage areas and doors to garden. 

STUDY: 3.50m x 2.20m (11' 5" x 7' 2") 3.50m x 2.20m (11' 5" x 7' 2") With slate floor and telephone point. 


SPLIT LANDING: Access to loft space. 

BEDROOM 4/DRESSING ROOM: 3.40m x 3.10m (11' 1" x 10' 2") 3.40m x 3.10m (11' 1" x 10' 2") With fitted storage cupboard, further storage area and radiator. Part of the original cottage. 

BEDROOM 1: 4.50m x 4.20m (14' 9" x 13' 9") 4.50m x 4.20m (14' 9" x 13' 9") With radiator and access to loft space. Part of the original cottage. 

BEDROOM 2: 4.40m x 3.90m (14' 5" x 12' 9") 4.40m x 3.90m (14' 5" x 12' 9") With radiator. 

BEDROOM 3: 4.20m x 2.80m (13' 9" x 9' 2") 4.20m x 2.80m (13' 9" x 9' 2") With radiator. 

BATHROOM: With panelled bath with shower and screen, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, heated towel rail and linen cupboard with shelving. 

OUTSIDE: The property is approached up a drive from The Hollow and there is a concrete and gravelled parking and turning area. To the front of the cottage there is an area of lawn with raised flower beds, roses and path to The Hollow. The lawn stretches round to the side of the cottage before leading to a large paved terraced area where is located the swimming pool 9.14m x 3.66m (30' 0" x 12' 0") with a maximum depth of 6' 6" and adjacent to this there is the pump and filter room, a log store and the concealed oil tank. On the terrace is also an ancient working well twenty metres deep now covered and secure. There are raised flower beds around the pool and steps leading down to a good sized area of lawn, again with raised flower beds to one side, a greenhouse, a vegetable garden and in front of this there are two storage sheds.

The lawned area has lovely views over open fields beyond. 

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. 

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