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6 bed detached house for sale

£675,000 Guide price

Fonthill Bishop, Salisbury SP3

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Property features

  • Detached House
  • Substantial Rear And Side Garden
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Central Heating
  • Self Contained Two Bed Annexe
  • Character Features
  • Aproximately 1 Acre Plot

Property description

A substantial six bedroom detached home set in Fonthill Bishop. This building was previously a pub (Kings Arms) and has now been converted into a stunning family home. This home has plenty of character and is in need of modernisation but offers generous living accommodation, sitting on an plot or approximately 1 acre. There is a self contained annexe which could be used as separate living accommodation.

The ground floor offers an open plan and spacious lounge/diner, study, laundry room, kitchen/breakfast room with a large pantry and plenty of storage. The garage has been converted to offer a large reception/bedroom area and en-suite however is still officially classed as a garage . The first floor in the main part of the house offers three double bedrooms and further fourth bedroom, two bathrooms and a large airing cupboard. There is also a self contained annexe with a lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The garden starts to the side of the property and makes its way round to the back, it is a substantial size with plenty of potential, it is predominantly lawn with a decking area and plenty of trees, plants and shrubs.

The property is one mile from the well known Beckford Arms, a very popular pub which offers fantastic food and Ales. There are buses to local primary schools and into Salisbury and Shaftesbury. The property is close to Tisbury which offers a high street with plenty of local shops. Tisbury station has a direct line to London Waterloo.

General Information

Due to the nature and age of the property all measurements are maximum measurements.
Ground Floor

Entrance Hall/Study
19”02 x 11”11
Door to front and side, sash window to front, radiator x2, stairs to 1st floor.

19”08 x 5”11
Under stairs storage cupboard.

Lounge/Diner L shaped room - lounge area 27”02 x 11”02 dining area, 28”08 x 12”00
Lounge - window to front x2, TV point, shelving, radiator x2
Dining area – sash window to front and x2 to side, wood burner, radiator, telephone point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
15”11 x 12”04
Window to side, door to side, tiled surrounds, base units, 1.5 bowl sink and drainer, range cooker, plumbing for dishwasher, boiler.

7”01 x 7”01
Window to side, shelving, power sockets, base units.

Stairs to annexe.

Laundry Room
13”05 x 9”04
Window to side, base units, radiator, plumbing for washing machine, 1 bowl sink and drainer.

Downstairs Shower Room
Window to side, wash hand basin, shower cubical, heated towel rail, low level WC, spot lighting.

Store room
12”06 x 8”00

Store cupboard
11”01 x 8”01

Former Garage
22”02 x 19”08
Sliding door to side, radiator x2, cupboard/storage
Kitchen area, base units, 1 bow sink.
Low level WC, shower, wash hand basin, part tiled walls, cupboards, ext fan.

1st Floor

Bedroom One
15”11 x 12”05
Sash window to side x2

Bedroom Two
12”04 x 12”01
Sash window to front, fireplace (not working), radiator.

Bedroom Three
12”03 x 12”12
Sash window to front, fireplace (not working), radiator.

Bedroom Four
12”06 x 7”10
Sash window to side, radiator.


Bathroom One
Window to side x2, low level WC, wash hand basin, panel enclosed bath, radiator.

Bathroom Two
Window to side, low level WC, wash hand basin, panel enclosed bath, radiator.

Storage cupboard



20”03 x 16”09
Window to rear and side, base units, wall lights, radiator x2.

10”03 x 7”06
Door to side, wall & base units, 1 bowl sink and drainer, shelving, tiled surrounds, electric cooker, electric hob, space for fridge/freezer.

Bedroom five
13”04 x 7”05 plus recess
Window to rear, radiator.

Bedroom Six
14”01 x 12”04
Window to side, radiator, walk in wardrobe area.


This property sits on an acre plot that is to the rear and both sides of the property.

Mature bushes and shrubs, beautiful trees, lawn, decking area, wood shed, further large shed with new roof ( previously used for stables), greenhouse.. There is direct access at the back to a footpath which takes you round the Fonthill estate.

There is a large driveway for several cars.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Market activity
Average price paid £387,510 Sales 120 Current average value £446,189 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £17,846 ▲ 4.17%

Property value data/graphs for SP3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £547,563 £308 3.8 £471,859
Semi-detached £301,124 £291 3.0 £268,029
Terraced £288,997 £303 2.9 £283,838
Flats £229,621 £418 2.2 £311,166

Current asking prices in SP3

Average: £471,367
Avg. current asking prices in SP3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £141,650
Flats - £195,000
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All - £154,988

Current asking rents in SP3

Average: £1,004 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SP3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,092 pcm
£916 pcm
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Flats - - - - -
All - £1,092 pcm
£916 pcm
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Fun facts for SP3

Highest value in SP3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Wardour £894,656
High Street £833,885
Swallowcliffe, Salisbury SP3 £806,311
Teffont, Salisbury SP3 £797,950
Hindon Road £761,794
Highest turnover in SP3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Cow Drove 45.5%
Shaftesbury Road 41.2%
Parsonage Mead 40.0%
West Street 39.4%
Sutton Road 38.1%

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Nearby transport

  • Tisbury (2.5 miles)
  • Warminster (8.5 miles)
  • Gillingham (Dorset) (8.9 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (24.4 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (33.6 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (33.6 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (26.9 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (27.1 miles)
  • Tuckton Tea Gardens Ferry Landing (28.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Hindon Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, St Mary's and St John's (1.4 miles)
  • St John's Church of England Primary School, Tisbury (1.9 miles)
  • Chilmark and Fonthill Bishop Church of England Aided Primary School (2.2 miles)
  • Fairfield Farm College (Fairfield Farm Trust) (11.8 miles)
  • Clayesmore School (12.2 miles)
  • South Wiltshire UTC (12.2 miles)
  • St Mary's School (6.9 miles)
  • Bishopstrow College (7.4 miles)
  • Port Regis Preparatory School (7.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,996 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,429 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £553,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £70/mo (£843/yr)
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Gas £70 Electricity £78 Estimated energy cost £148/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 24900 kWh/year
Electricity: 6800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £278 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £37 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £71 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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