Charming detached thatched cottage situated in a private location on the edge of the village. ** FOUR BEDROOMS ** THREE RECEPTION ROOMS ** DOUBLE GARAGE AND PARKING **
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From Salisbury proceed north on the A360 and at the A303 roundabout proceed straight over. At the next roundabout turn left onto the A360 into Shrewton. Turn right at the next roundabout onto the B3086 High Street. Continue past the Church on the right hand side and bear sharp left into Elston Lane. Continue straight forward into The Hollow where Ferne Cottage will be seen on the right hand side.
Detached period cottage, full of character and charm, offered in excellent order throughout and situated in a private location on the edge of the village. The cottage is quietly situated in a small, no-through lane, protected by mature hedging to the front and overlooking fields to the rear. The good sized garden is laid to lawn with shrubs and trees and there is a large gravelled driveway, double garage and swimming pool. The thatch is in good condition having been well maintained, with the part over the kitchen being replaced in 2015, the oil fired boiler was installed 3 years ago and the windows are double glazed. There are good ceiling heights throughout, fireplaces and exposed beams. The cottage is not listed.
The accommodation is arranged as follows, all measurements being approximate:
With front door leading to:
3.72m x 3.32m (12'2" x 10'10") Inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel stove, exposed timbers, understairs cupboard with staircase to the first floor. Step up to:
3.7m x 3.3m (12'1" x 10'9") Exposed timbers. Door to:
5.93m x 3.85m (19'5" x 12'7" ) Triple aspect room with French doors to side, brick fireplace with multi-fuel stove, exposed timbers, TV and telephone points.
Slate floor. Door to garden. Door to:
Low level WC, hand basin and walk-in shower cubicle with Mira shower. Tiled walls, extractor fan.
9.23m x 3.34m (30'3" x 10'11") Fabulous family room with extensive worktops, base and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, island unit, built-in double oven, five ring halogen hob with extractor hood above, twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, built-in dishwasher, slate flooring, part tiled walls and stable door to garden. Zoned inset ceiling lights.
6.81m x 3.37m (22'4" x 11'0") Built-in wardrobes, TV and telephone points.
Twin wash-hand basins, low level WC, bath, tiled walls, shaver socket, extractor fan.
4.04m x 3.85m (13'3" x 12'7") Double aspect room, built-in wardrobes.
3.96m x 3.06m (12'11" x 10'0") Built-in wardrobe space, airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank, hatch to loft space.
3.29m x 2.44m (10'9" x 8'0")
Panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low level WC, wash-hand basin and bidet. Varnished floorboards, shaver socket, tiled walls.
9.08m x 4.2m (29'9" x 13'9") Housing heated swimming pool - 6m x 2.75m - which is approximately 4'6" deep. The building has sliding patio doors, a de-humidifier and sink. Attached to this is a room housing the filtration equipment and another room for the oil fired boiler.
To the front of the property there is a pedestrian gate and path leading to the front door, with an area of lawn, flowerbeds and hedging. Side pedestrian access gate leads to the rear garden with large lawned area, flowerbeds, shrubs and trees. Paved sitting areas, outside light and tap. Two garden stores and lean-to store. The whole is enclosed by hedging and fencing. To the side of the lawn is a large gravelled driveway which leads to the DOUBLE GARAGE with up and over door, power and light.
To the rear of the garden there are open fields.
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating.
The Council Tax Band is ‘E’ and the payment for the year 2020/2021 payable to Wiltshire Council is £2225.00.