A PRETTY DETACHED THATCHED COTTAGE centrally located in this popular village with a number of PERIOD FEATURES but now in need of moderate updating. ** OIL CENTRAL HEATING ** SOUTH-FACING GARDEN ** NO ONWARD CHAIN **
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Leave Salisbury on the A354 Blandford Road and after leaving Salisbury take the first left hand turn and proceed towards Homington. Upon entering the village proceed over the humpback bridge and at the T-junction Crossways Cottage can be found directly in front of you.
The property is a pretty character detached thatched cottage situated in a popular Ebble Valley village. The property offers a wealth of character features but is now in need of some cosmetic updating and the accommodation could be reconfigured if required. The property offers spacious rooms, has a lovely south-facing garden and there are rural views. There is also off-road parking for two cars and there is a useful garden store. The accommodation itself comprises on the ground floor a sitting room which has a Yeoman burner style gas stove and a range of bespoke display cabinets, a dining room which has a brick fireplace and a snug/study. There is also a kitchen and a cloakroom/utility room. On the first floor are four bedrooms and a bathroom (with all but bedroom 4 having rural views towards Homington Down). Externally there is a south-facing garden with a summerhouse, a useful large garden store and to the side of the property there is off-road parking. The property has exposed timbers and the thatch is in excellent order with the north slope and ridge being rethatched 3 years ago and the south slope in 2005. Homington is a pretty village lying in the popular Ebble Valley approximately 3 miles from Salisbury with a church, whilst the village of Coombe Bissett which lies approximately a mile away, has a range of facilities which include a community shop, post office, village hall, primary school and recreational facilities. Homington also lies within a short distance of Salisbury District Hospital. Salisbury has a further range of amenities and a mainline railway station serving London Waterloo.
The accommodation is arranged as follows, all measurements being approximate:
Covered storm porch
Timber front door to:
5.1m x 3.28m (16'8" x 10'9") Dual aspect with windows to front and side, open brick fireplace, two radiators, two sets of stairs. Through to inner lobby. Door to:
5.97m x 4.20m (19'7" x 13'9") Dual aspect with three windows to front and window to rear, fireplace with inset Yeoman burner style gas stove, built-in bespoke display cabinets with drawers, two double radiators.
Storage cupboard. Doors to kitchen, cloakroom/utility and to:
2.67m x 2.13m (8'9" x 6'11") Window to rear, radiator, access to staircase.
Fitted with a low level WC, wash-hand basin, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator, window to front.
5.33m max x 2.50m (17'5" max x 8'2") Fitted with base and wall units with roll top work surfaces and tiled splashbacks, sink and drainer with mixer tap under window to side, space and point for electric cooker, space and plumbing for dishwasher, stable-style door to rear, floor mounted gas boiler.
First floor - landing
Doors to bedrooms 1, 2 and 3. Radiator.
4.75m x 2.90m (15'7" x 9'6") Window to front, two radiators, built-in wardrobes.
3.48m x 2.54m (11'5" x 8'3") Window to front, fitted cupboards, radiator.
5.20m x 3.15m (17'0" x 10'4") Window to front, radiator, built-in cupboard, telephone and TV point.
3.43m x 2.01m (11'3" x 6'7") Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion, radiator, access to loft.
Fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash-hand basin with cupboard under, low level WC, window to front.
To the side of the property there is a parking area with a gate leading into the garden. This has a southerly aspect with various flowerbeds and shrubs with a pretty wisteria on the front of the cottage. The garden is enclosed by high level hedging giving a private aspect and there is a summerhouse and a large garden store which is attached to the cottage having power and light and measures 16'7" x 10'8".
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage. Oil central heating.
The Council Tax Band is ‘F’ and the payment for the year 2019/2020 payable to Wiltshire Council is £2554.16.