Waterside, Downton, Salisbury, SP5
- Attractive 3 storey mid-terrace cottage
- Close to village High Street and amenities
- Outlook towards River Avon
- 2 bedrooms
- 2 reception rooms
- Separate garden featuring summerhouse
Believed to date from the late 19th century, an attractive 3-storey cottage of traditional red-brick elevation set in the heart of the sought after village of Downton, a short walk from the High Street and with an occasional view of the River Avon. The cottage offers a snug sitting room with a separate dining room open to a rustic-style kitchen with the two double bedrooms laid on the upper floors and a spacious family bathroom. The cottage benefits from a private rear garden which features a summerhouse that could double-up as an informal home office.
Downton is a highly sought after and thriving village with a number of shops and other amenities available within close walking distance on the High Street and along The Borough, where there is a popular cafe, The Borough Cafe. The village has a doctors' surgery and reputable primary and secondary schools, as well as a library and leisure centre. For the outdoor enthusiast, a series of conveniently accessible footpaths including one running from nearby St Laurence's Church explore the local area and the New Forest National Park is close at hand, it's thousands of acres of heath and wood land offering ideal walking and riding country. Downton is also conveniently situated for road access to the regional centres of Salisbury, Bournemouth and Southampton via the A338 and A36 respectively. There are fast regular trains from Salisbury railway station to London Waterloo and the west country and Heathrow. Bournemouth and Southampton airports are all easily accessible.
From the rear of the cottage a pathway leads to a separate, private area of garden that is attractively laid to a generous patio and circular area of lawn with mature borders. To the far corner is a SUMMER HOUSE with power, lighting and Ethernet port, making it ideal for those seeking work from home space. There is also a useful brick built SHED with power and external water supply.
Please note the garden does not directly adjoin the house and is accessed via a short pathway.
Wiltshire County Council. Tax Band C. Amount payable for 2021/22: £1,761.70.
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are all connected.
Leave Fordingbridge on the A338 and enter Downton, turning right at the traffic lights into The Borough. Proceed to the far end of The Borough and cross over the river. As the road bends left onto the High Street by the old tannery building, Waterside Cottages will be located on the right hand side.
Panelled wooden front door to:
Front aspect. Oak flooring. Brick fireplace. Shelving.
Stairs to first floor. Wooden flooring. Cupboard with plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Understairs cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin with cupboard under.
Rustic style wooden units set at base and eye level comprising cupboards and drawers. Wooden work surface. Butler's style sink. Plumbing and space for slimline dishwasher. Space for range style cooker. Extractor fan over. Velux windows. Door to pathway leading to garden.
Stairs to second floor.
Front aspect with view to River Avon.
Panel bath with shower attachment. Shower cubicle. Wash hand basin. WC. Cupboard housing Worcester gas fired boiler and hot water cylinder.
Stairs to second floor.
Velux window to rear. Eaves storage cupboards.
Energy Performance CertificatesEPC Rating Graph
Waterside, Downton, Salisbury, SP5
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Dean Station5.9 miles
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