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High Street, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5

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Woolley & Wallis, Fordingbridge

Key features

  • Substantial Victorian town house
  • Accommodation over 3 floors plus cellar
  • Centre of sought after village of Downton
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • South-facing courtyard garden

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Standing in the heart of this lovely Wiltshire village with its range of local amenities and good links to Salisbury is this imposing circa 1840’s town house. Offering stylish and versatile accommodation arranged over four floors, viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this great home.

Believed to date from the early Victorian years, 22 High Street is an imposing townhouse of attractive red brick elevation with a bay frontage and decorative stonework. A multitude of original Victorian features are present in the house, including original sash windows, fire places and panelled internal doors, whilst the rooms benefits from gracious 8' 6" ceiling heights. The majority of the house has been fitted with high grade, wood-effect flooring, which is offset by clean, contemporary decor, including a luxuriously appointed principal bathroom. The original cellar has been tanked and lined and is currently utilised as a home office, ideal for those seeking workspace combined with a spacious, flexible family home. At the rear is a courtyard style garden that benefits from a sunny, southerly aspect.

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, 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 which makes this village an attractive location for those who wish to commute to work on the south coast. 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, steps lead up to the courtyard style garden at the rear of the house, which is laid to lawn and which benefits from a southerly orientation. The garden is enclosed by a combination of brick walling and fencing.

Wiltshire County Council.

All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating via combination boiler in the bathroom.

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, over the river and follow this road round the left hand bend into the High Street. No. 22 will be seen on the right hand side after a short distance.

Entrance Porch

Panelled wooden front door.

Entrance Hall

Wood effect flooring. Stairs to first-floor. Automatic lighting. Door and stairs down to:


Fully lined and tanked with light and power connected. (Currently used as an office).

Dining Room

Wood effect flooring. Bay window to front. Original fireplace with decorative tiled surround and hearth.

Sitting Room

Wood effect flooring. Fireplace housing wood burning stove. Double doors to rear. Picture rail.


WC. Wash hand basin. Tiled floor.


Fitted with a range of units by Anya's Kitchens at base and eye level comprising cupboards and drawers. Roll top work surfaces. 1 1/2 bowl sink with drainer. Tiled splash back. Plumbing and space for dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer. Space for gas fired cooker with stainless steel hood over. Tiled floor.

Utility Room

Base and eye level cupboards. Butler's sink. Plumbing for washing machine and space above for tumble dryer. Tiled floor. External door to garden.

First Floor Landing

Stairs to Second Floor. Wood effect flooring.

Bedroom/Sitting Room

Front aspect with bay window. Wood effect flooring. Picture rail. Original fireplace with marble surround and tiled hearth. (Currently used as a sitting room).


Rear aspect. Wood effect flooring. Victorian fire grate.

En Suite Shower Room

Tiled shower cubicle. WC. Wash hand basin. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled floor and walls.

Family Bathroom

Luxuriously appointed bathroom featuring walk-in shower cubicle, free standing roll top bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin and WC. Cupboard housing Worcester gas fired combination boiler.

Second Floor Landing

Wood effect flooring. Velux window.

Bedroom 1

Wood effect flooring. Victorian fire grate. Skilling ceiling. Glimpse views of St Laurence's Church.


Rear aspect.

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High Street, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Dean Station5.8 miles
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Woolley & Wallis, Fordingbridge

33 Salisbury Street, Fordingbridge, SP6 1AB

Woolley & Wallis, Fordingbridge

The Fordingbridge Office sits at the heart of the Woolley & Wallis Partnership's network of seven offices and provides unrivalled coverage of the New Forest, Downland and Avon Valley areas, supported from the neighbouring offices in Ringwood, Salisbury and Romsey.

We are well known for our knowledge of the residential, rural, agricultural and equestrian sales and lettings markets. Our diversity and breadth of service are our strength, setting us apart from all other agents in Fordingbri

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