- Immensly characterful city centre townhouse
- 4 double bedrooms
- Walled sunny garden
- 3 storeys
- 2 living rooms
- Farmhouse style kitchen with adjoining pantry/prep room and separate utility.
- Lots of original features including 5 fireplaces
- 2 bathrooms and ground floor cloakroom
- Gas central heating
- Walking distance railway station, city centre and cathedral
This fine townhouse offers spacious and flexible accommodation with an impressive central staircase open from the ground floor through to the second floor with an original coloured stained-glass skylight. The ground floor accommodation comprises a long reception hall, sitting room, farmhouse-style open kitchen with adjoining pantry/preparation room (all with newly laid slate flooring) giving access to a utility/study and ground floor cloakroom; there is access from the kitchen and pantry/preparation area into a lovely sunny garden.
The first floor comprises an impressive main bedroom which, alternatively, could make an elegant drawing room, a double bedroom and recently re-modelled shower room. On the top floor, off a large light landing, are two excellent double bedrooms and a re-modelled family bathroom.
87 Exeter Street is immensely characterful and contains many original features including 5 fireplaces, timber panel doors (mostly original) and sash windows (some of which have been rebuilt), a period skylight, architraves, mouldings and several original generous storage cupboards. The current owner undertook complete refurbishment of the entire property during 2019/20 which included re-wiring, new central heating, new boiler and complete re-building of the rear single-story extension to contemporary standards.
A particular feature of this lovely family home is the city centre walled garden, which is generous in size with many mature shrubs and flower beds, slate patio, a seating area and an original garden store/potting shed, which does need attention.
Exeter Street is located in the centre of the historic cathedral city of Salisbury and is well placed for the cathedral and close and an extensive range of restaurants, city centre shops and the market. Cultural, social and educational amenities nearby include the theatre, arts centre, cinema, medical facilities and both private and state schools for all ages are within and outside the city boundary; Bishops Wordworths School and South Wilts Girls School are both within walking distance. Leisure and recreational facilities include the Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre, private members gymnasiums, golf club and recreation ground and three tennis clubs. Salisbury has good road links to London (A303) Southampton (A36) and Bournemouth (A338) and a mainline rail service (also walkable) to London, Waterloo (90 minutes) and the West Country.
TENURE AND SERVICES: Tenure: Freehold. Local Authority: Wiltshire Council. Council Tax Band E- £2,576.14 for year 2021/22. All mains services connected. Gas central heating.
DIRECTIONS. From the market square proceed along Blue Boar Row into Winchester Street, turn sharp right into Brown Street and proceed all the way down Brown Street keeping to the left as the road bends to the right into St Ann Street. At the traffic lights turn left into Exeter Street and the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Salisbury Station0.6 miles
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