Downton

£630,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Introduction

Enjoying a corner plot on this tranquil residential cul de sac within the desirable village of Downton on the Northern fringes of the New Forest National Park is this well presented four/five bedroom family home. Decorated in soft neutral tones throughout, the accommodation has been recently updated to include an open plan Vauth-Sagel kitchen, beautifully fitted with high quality integrated appliances and a bright and spacious sitting room, centred upon a contemporary electric fire. On the first floor there are four well-proportioned bedrooms, one featuring ensuite facilities in addition to the family bathroom. The bedrooms are supplemented by an open plan loft room with numerous Velux windows, ideal as a home office, hobby room or fifth bedroom. The large double garage is accompanied by a separate timber garage and car port, perfect for a car enthusiast. The gardens are well secluded with a generous decking area and lower patio, ideal for sunshine complemented by the sizeable summer house with power light and reverse air conditioner. With its proximity to a range of local amenities and excellent local schooling, this residence represents an ideal village family home.

Description

A UPVC composite door opens into the large bright welcoming entrance hall benefitting from a dual aspect and engineered oak flooring which leads to the principal reception rooms and refitted cloakroom. The sitting room is a beautifully bright room due to two picture windows displaying a feature floating electric fireplace. The Vauth-Sagel kitchen dining room also enjoys a light and airy feeling via two windows and French doors and is well equipped with an excellent range of cream coloured eye and base level units and complementary black granite worktops incorporating a delightful breakfast bar. The high quality integrated appliances include an AEG five ring induction, cooker hood Bosch double oven, separate eco hot air oven, microwave and dishwasher. Engineered oak flooring flows through into the dining area with ample room for a family dining suite. The kitchen is the central hub of the home and is supplemented by a useful utility room with space and plumbing for further appliances.

A half turn staircase leads to the first floor landing which is very generous in size and much light is afforded from the Georgian style feature arch window. The main bedroom is equipped with ensuite facilities including his and hers wash hand basins and the family bathroom and en suite bathroom both feature underfloor heating. A further staircase leads to the converted loft room which is open plan and well lit from the seven Velux windows and ideal as a further bedroom/office or hobby room.

Outside

The property is approached by an extensive gravel driveway with ample parking for several vehicles leading to the double garage with two up and over doors, power and light. A separate timber garage with automated door also features a car port. The front gardens are enclosed with low level closed panel fencing and is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with some mature trees. Two pedestrian side gates lead to the rear garden which feature an expansive raised decking area ideal for summer entertaining with low level paved area accessing the personal garage door and sizeable summer house previously utilised as a gym or potential home office.

Location

Downton is a thriving village with a 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 four popular 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 gives access to the M27, thus Southampton and the M3 corridor. The wide ranging opportunities of the New Forest are only two miles from the village. There is first class schooling in the village with its own primary and secondary school. In the state sector, Salisbury has retained its grammar school status (Bishops for boys and South Wilts for girls) which offer excellent Ofsted statistics.

Directions

Upon reaching Downton, turn right into The Borough signposted B3060 and continue up towards Lode Hill. Turn right a Moot Lane and take the first left directly opposite the Doctors Surgery into Saxonhurst.

Agent Note

The property is double glazed with attractive Georgian styled double glazing. The gas central heating system has recently had a new boiler installed in 2017. The rateable value for the property is Band F.

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Charles Powell

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