The Property: Originally built around 1850, this end of terrace house has remained in the same family for well over half a century. The accommodation comprises a living/dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms, bathroom and wc has been improved over recent years and benefits from UPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating. The roof of the terrace has recently been replaced, partly with new slates and partly with recovered slates and the wiring has been updated. To the rear of the property is a garden lying along the side of the adjacent Chitterne Brook (a winterbourne) with an attractive rural outlook.
The adjoining cottage is also currently available for a purchaser seeking a more extensive renovation project and could be combined with No. 20 to create a substantial family home or developed as a project whilst living next door.
The Situation: Townsend is located in the heart of the village of Chitterne which dates back to the pre-Norman times. Situated some eight miles to the east of Warminster and seventeen miles north-west of Salisbury, the village lies on the A390 which crosses Salisbury Plain connecting the A360 to the A36. The village retains an active community with a public house, recreation/cricket ground and village hall. There are many attractive rural walks along the nearby paths and bridleways. Other local amenities can be found in the nearby villages of Codford and Shrewton whilst the larger centres of Salisbury, Amesbury and Warminster provide a more extensive range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities. The A303 runs approximately 4 miles to the south giving good road access to London (M3) and the West Country.
Services: Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. There is a three chamber septic tank in the rear garden. Possession: Vacant possession upon completion of the sale. The Vendor is not in a chain. Council tax: The Local Authority has advised that the property falls within Band C and the charge for the year 2012/13 amounts to £1, 320.00. Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Sole Agents, John Jeffery of Salisbury, Tel:
The property is approached across a shared concrete driveway to a canopied porch and timber front door with obscure glazed inset to:
Hallway: Single panel radiator; stair to first floor; sliding door to kitchen; door to:
Living/dining room: 3.73m x 7.41m (12’03” x 24’04”) at best Three UPVC windows to front elevation; two double panel radiators; wall mounted Rayburn (with back boiler); telephone point.
Kitchen: 1.67m x 7.92m (5’06” x 26’0”) Two UPVC windows to rear elevation; single panel radiator; white enamel sink and drainer; Belfast sink; space and plumbing for a washing machine; space for an electric cooker; range of fitted units; open to large walk-in shelved larder cupboard; door to side porch with further door to side and rear garden.
Landing: Single panel radiator; access hatch to roof space with light (there is no firewall between No. 20 and 22 and the purchaser would have to contribute towards the cost of building one); doors to all rooms.
Bedroom 1 (F): 3.35m x 4.21m (11’0” x 13’10”) at best excluding wardrobes UPVC window to front elevation; double panel radiator; doors to good range of fitted wardrobes; door to storage cupboard.
Bedroom 2 (F): 3.35m x 4.11m (11’0” x 13’06”) at best excluding wardrobes UPVC window to front elevation; double panel radiator; door to good range of fitted wardrobes; large range of built-in drawers.
Bedroom 3 (R): 2.28m x 3.22m (7’06” x 10’07”) plus deep door recess UPVC window to rear elevation with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside; double panel radiator.
Bathroom: Obscure UPVC window to rear elevation; double panel radiator; half recessed oval sink in vanitory unit; bath with shower attachment serviced directly from hot water cylinder in adjacent airing cupboard.
Cloakroom: Obscure UPVC window to rear elevation; single panel radiator; wc with high level cistern; wall mounted wash hand basin.
To the front of the property there is pedestrian access only to the front door. There is no space at the front to park a car.
To the rear of the property is a good sized lawned garden, one side of which the purchaser would have to fence.
The oil fired central heating boiler is located adjacent to the rear of the house.
From Salisbury take the A360 Devizes road, north westwards across the A303 roundabout turning left where it meets the A344. Proceed through Shrewton and as you leave the village turn left onto the B390 to Chitterne. As you drive down the hill into the village, turn right signposted to Tilshead past the village hall and the Church where the property will be found a short distance along on the right hand side identified by the John Jeffery For Sale board.
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