Downton

£315,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Introduction

Enjoying an elevated position overlooking attractive countryside views towards the River Avon in the village of Downton lies this spacious four bedroom home offering accommodation in excess of 1,500 sq ft. The property has been extended creating a modern well equipped kitchen accompanied by four large bedrooms to the first floor. The living space is versatile comprising three reception rooms, highlighted by the 15ft sitting dining room with a feature fireplace and inset woodburning stove, supplemented by a useful utility room. The front and rear gardens are both useable so that the sunniest aspects are captured throughout the day, with the added benefit of a detached single garage. This quiet road is located just a short walk from the centre of the village with its excellent array of traditional amenities, some of which include a well-regarded primary and secondary school, Doctors Surgery, choice of public houses, Co-op, café, pharmacy within an active community ensuring Downton is a choice for all genres.

Description

A UPVC front door opens into a large storm porch with ceramic tiled flooring which leads to the generous entrance hall offering access to the downstairs shower room featuring a spa shower, low level W/C and wash hand basin. There are stairs to the first floor, a doorway into the substantial sitting/dining room centred upon an attractive fireplace with woodburning stove inset. The kitchen features an attractive tiled floor and is well appointed with a matching range of cottage style eye and base level units, complementary worktops flowing into a breakfast bar with space for a range oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is access from the kitchen into the family room which is a versatile space currently utilised as a music room. There is a separate study and access from here into the utility room which features a sink, drainer and plumbing for further appliances with access to the gardens and brick built outbuilding with power and light.

The first floor landing accesses the four bedrooms with the principal bedroom featuring ample room for wardrobes and exposed wood floor. The further three bedrooms are all generous in size with bedroom four enjoying a dual aspect and all are served by a family bathroom with matching white suite.

Outside

The property is approached via steps to a raised to a wooden gate. Enclosed by a picket fence the front garden is large with ample room and is two tiered with attractive flower borders. The garage has power and light and up and over door. The south facing rear garden is enclosed by close board fencing with a lawn area and raised patio to the rear ideal for summer entertaining

Agent Note

The property benefits from mains services including gas central and mains drainage. The rateable value for the property is Band C.

Location

Downton village is a thriving and long-standing community with a strong sense of identity. There are good local facilities in the village which include shops, doctors, dentist, tennis club, the Borough Cafe, churches, schools and public houses, as well as the famous Cuckoo Fair held each May. There is easy access to the main regional centres of Salisbury and the B3078 provides access to the M27, onto Southampton and the M3 corridor. The wide ranging opportunities offered by the New Forest are only two miles from the village. There is excellent schooling in the village with its own primary and secondary school and it lies within catchment of the highly regarded Salisbury grammar schools (Bishops for boys and South Wilts for girls).

Directions

Upon reaching Downton, turn right into The Borough signposted B3060 and continue up into the High Street. Take the first right hand turn into Moot Lane continuing until you reach Castle Meadow on your right hand side. Turn right here then first right into Avon Meadow.

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Charles Powell

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