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An extended detached CHARACTER COTTAGE with many PERIOD FEATURES situated within this popular rural village. ** CONVERTED BARN/HOME OFFICE ** TWO BEDROOMS ** PARKING ** GARDEN **
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Leave Salisbury on the A36 continuing along the dual carriageway before turning left towards the end signposted West Grimstead. Continue through West Grimstead into West Dean. Upon entering the village the road bears to the left and passes over the railway crossing and the property can be found after a short distance on the right hand side.
The property is an attractive, detached, character cottage believed to date from the 1830s which has been extended and has a number of period features including exposed brickwork and beams whilst being sympathetically updated by the present owners. The accommodation comprises an entrance porch which leads to an entrance hallway and there is a sitting room which has a feature fireplace with inset wood-burner. Doors lead to a dining room which again has exposed brickwork and patio doors leading out onto the rear garden. The kitchen has a good range of units with an integrated oven and grill and there is also a family room which has a useful storage cupboard. To the side of the property there is a utility area whilst on the first floor there are two good sized bedrooms, a large bathroom with a contemporary white four piece suite and there is a pull down ladder which leads to a useful open loft area. Features of note include French oak flooring, majority double glazed windows (some hardwood) and oil central heating with the boiler having been replaced 18 months ago. To the outside there is a gravelled driveway providing off-road parking and the rear garden has an easterly aspect backing onto open fields. Within the garden there is a useful converted barn which can serve as additional accommodation if required or as a useful office/studio. The railway station lies nearby which offers easy access to Southampton and Salisbury which lies approximately 7 miles away. The village of West Dean occupies a lovely rural location with local countryside walks, a social club with various community activities and there is a local shop in the nearby village of Tytherley.
The accommodation is arranged as follows, all measurements being approximate:
Timber front door to:
Brick and double glazed elevations, inset spotlights, tiled floor. Majority glazed door to:
French oak floor, stairs to first floor, radiator, exposed beams. Doors to dining room and to:
3.83m x 3.42m (12'6" x 11'2") Double glazed window to front, double radiator. Fireplace with exposed brickwork, slate hearth and inset wood-burner. TV point, exposed ceiling beams. Double doors to:
3.81m x 3.53m max (12'5" x 11'6" max) Exposed brickwork and painted floorboards, double radiator. Double glazed doors to garden. Through to:
3.46m x 2.25m (11'4" x 7'4") Fitted with base and wall units with roll top work surfaces and tiled splashbacks, integrated electric oven and grill, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap under window to rear, integrated dishwasher, inset spotlights, glazed door to side utility. Through to:
3.21m max into understair recess x 2.67m (10'6" ma PVCU double glazed window to side, French oak floor, radiator, exposed brickwork, door to storage cupboard.
Double glazed and brick elevations with tiled floor, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for further electrical item, power and light. Part glazed door to side.
First floor - landing
PVCU double glazed window to side, pull down ladder to open loft area.
3.83m x 3.65m (12'6" x 11'11") PVCU double glazed window to front, radiator, overstair single wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, exposed ceiling beams.
3.81m x 3.28m max (12'5" x 10'9" max) PVCU double glazed window to front, double radiator, exposed beamwork.
Fitted with a white suite comprising claw-foot bath, corner shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash-hand basin, exposed floorboards, part timber panelled walls, inset spotlights, two PVCU double glazed windows to rear, shaver point, heated towel rail.
To the front of the property there is a gravelled driveway providing off-road parking enclosed by hedging. There is side access into the rear garden which enjoys an easterly aspect and has a large patio area with outside tap and light. Part of the patio area is covered and there is a step up to the lawn which has a flower border and a path leading to the barn. Beyond this is a further paved garden area, an oil tank, two timber stores and a view across open fields to the rear.
Converted barn/home office
5.26m x 3.04m (17'3" x 9'11") (overall measurements) This could have a variety of uses including a useful home office or occasional living accommodation. Fully insulated with under floor electric heating and timber clad with an atractive pitched tile roof. There is a kitchen area and a shower room with a white three-piece suite. Internally it has an attractive vaulted roof with exposed ceiling and wall beams with a tiled floor and there is a TV point and internet access.
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Oil central heating. Septic tank drainage.
The Council Tax Band is ‘D’ and the payment for the year 2020/2021 payable to Wiltshire Council is £1911.88.
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