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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION: Elm Farm House is a charming Grade II listed property built originally, we understand, in the 17th century of flint and lime plus some brick, with a rendered front, all under a tiled roof. The property was formerly owned by the MOD and was purchased by our clients in the early 1980s who have maintained and improved the property to a very high standard. The house has the benefit of an oil fired central heating system as well as partial double glazing and has many of the original features including lovely shutters to the sitting room front windows, original fireplaces, exposed oak beams, internal panelled doors, the property's own post box and own well. Full modernisation has also been carried out with refurbishment of the kitchen in recent years as well as provision of an en-suite shower room in the main bedroom and the addition of a conservatory to the rear of the property.

The property has an interesting range of outbuildings including a double tandem garage, formerly the creamery, a large courtyard area to the side with circular parking area adjacent to the former byre or stable. At the rear of the house there is a large former wash house/storage room adjacent to the coal hole and workshop and on the northern side of the property there is also a further office building. There is a long thin area of lawn to the rear of the house beyond which there is a vegetable garden ideal for chickens or fruit beds.  

LOCATION: The property is located near to the centre of Chitterne overlooking the village cricket ground. The village has local facilities including a hall, public house and church whilst the nearest primary school is available either in Shrewton, Tilshead or Codford nearby. Codford also has a general stores/garage as well as a doctors' surgery and Shrewton approximately four miles away has further good facilities including garage, general shop and recreation ground. The town of Amesbury is some eleven miles distant with its further good facilities and access to the A303 trunk road is approximately eight miles away. The Cathedral City of Salisbury is some fifteen miles to the south with its further good facilities including a main line railway station and there is also a station at Grateley. Chitterne is within easy reach of other centres including Warminster and Shaftesbury. 

RECEPTION HALL: With stairs leading off to first floor with cupboard below and radiator. 

CLOAKROOM: With wash hand basin, WC and part tiled walls. 

SITTING ROOM: 4.62m x 3.52m (15' 1" x 11' 6") 4.62m x 3.52m (15' 1" x 11' 6") With attractive open fireplace, two wall lights, telephone point, original shutters to the front window and French windows to: 

CONSERVATORY: 5.99m x 2.53m (19' 7" x 8' 3") 5.99m x 2.53m (19' 7" x 8' 3") Softwood structure with brick frame (Listed Building requirement), double glazed panels, fitted blinds, quarry tiled floor and doors to garden. 

DINING ROOM: 5.02m x 4.46m (16' 5" x 14' 7") 5.02m x 4.46m (16' 5" x 14' 7") (Maximum dimensions) With inglenook fireplace with fitted log burner, two radiators, television aerial point, stripped floor boards and three wall lights. The ceiling is of reed and plaster construction. 

KITCHEN: 6.44m x 2.67m (21' 1" x 8' 9") 6.44m x 2.67m (21' 1" x 8' 9") With single drainer sink unit, range of base and drawer units with tiled worktops over, oil fired Aga for cooking and hot water, range of wall cupboards, electric cooker and recessed lights. 

BREAKFAST ROOM: 2.61m x 2.42m (8' 6" x 7' 11") 2.61m x 2.42m (8' 6" x 7' 11") (Part of living kitchen area.) 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With access to part boarded loft with light. 

BEDROOM 1: 3.61m x 3.23m (11' 10" x 10' 7") 3.61m x 3.23m (11' 10" x 10' 7") With fitted double wardrobe and radiator. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Shower cubicle with power shower, wash hand basin, WC, fitted mirror, fitted Consort heater and fitted extractor fan. 

BEDROOM 2: 3.68m x 3.05m (12' 0" x 10' 0") 3.68m x 3.05m (12' 0" x 10' 0") With views over the cricket ground to the front and radiator. 

BEDROOM 3: 3.51m x 3.42m (11' 6" x 11' 2") 3.51m x 3.42m (11' 6" x 11' 2") (Maximum dimensions) With radiator and telephone point. 

BEDROOM 4: 4.84m x 1.92m (15' 10" x 6' 3") 4.84m x 1.92m (15' 10" x 6' 3") With fitted double wardrobe, cupboards, fitted shelving and radiator. 

BEDROOM 5: 3.29m x 2.31m (10' 9" x 7' 6") 3.29m x 2.31m (10' 9" x 7' 6") With airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank, immersion heater and shelving, radiator and fitted wardrobes. 

BATHROOM: 3.37m x 2.35m (11' 0" x 7' 8") 3.37m x 2.35m (11' 0" x 7' 8") With panelled bath with shower, wash hand basin, WC, part tiled walls, heated towel rail, radiator, fitted mirror, recessed lights and medicine cupboard. 

OUTSIDE: To the front of the farm house there is a small area of garden with low retaining wall, lawn and roses. There are double gates to the side giving access to the courtyard and adjacent to this there is a DOUBLE TANDEM GARAGE 7.42m x 2.79m (24' 4" x 9' 1") formerly the old creamery with up and over door, power and light.

The courtyard adjacent to the house has a tarmac circular drive with former cow byre or stable in the corner. Adjacent to the house there is a well with a heavy concrete cover over it. There is an area of lawn in the courtyard as well as the oil tank is located here. Behind the farm house there is a long area of garden laid mainly to lawn with flower beds to one side and shrubs to the other. Adjacent to the house there is a secondary office/store 3.69m x 2.58m (12' 1" x 8' 5") with telephone point, here there is a pedestrian gate to the front garden. At the far end of the narrow garden there is a gate leading onto the vegetable garden which would also be an ideal fruit garden or chicken run if required. 

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to septic tank. 

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