Shortsmead, Shorts Mead, Alvediston, Salisbury


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Secluded position is popular village

Large reception

Kitchen/breakfast room

3/4 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

Beautiful gardens

Outside office

Shortsmead Cottage is a charming and historic Grade II listed detached property, with a delightful thatched roof and a wealth of period character, located in a stunning countryside setting in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property boasts four bedrooms and welcoming accommodation, with exposed timber beams and original fireplaces with built-in bread ovens. The ground floor features a fine reception hall, with an impressive fireplace, featuring exposed brickwork, a substantial timber lintel, and a woodburning stove. There is a well-proportioned sitting room and dining area, with an original fireplace, which now houses a woodburning stove. The kitchen has terracotta floor tiles and a large Aga, plus space for a breakfast table for informal dining.

Upstairs there are three well-proportioned bedrooms, including two that share a Jack and Jill shower room. There is also a dressing room, which could be used as a smaller fourth bedroom, and a family bathroom.

The property is located on a quiet country lane,

surrounded by the stunning countryside of the Cranbourne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 12 miles from the vibrant cathedral city of Salisbury. Alvediston has a Saxon church and a pub whilst the nearby village of Broad Chalke provides an outstanding-rated primary school, a small community sports centre and a village hall, shop,and doctors. Tisbury has numerous independant shops, pubs and a mainline railway to London Waterloo and the South West. The historic market town of Shaftesbury and the cathedral city of Salisbury offer further facilities and amenities along with a good choice of shopping, plus a fine selection of pubs, cafés and restaurants.

The area is well served by a range of schools including Port Regis, Knighton House, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Sandroyd, Clayesmore, Dauntseys Sherborne Boys and Girls schools and Bryanston. There are also the renowned Bishop Wordsworth's and South Wilts grammar schools, for boys and girls respectively in Salisbury. Salisbury's mainline station offers regular services to London Waterloo, taking approximately 90 minutes. There are also direct services to Bath, Bristol, Southampton and


There is a single-track driveway leading to the property, which opens out into a spacious gravel parking area. The cottage offers enchanting gardens, with pristine lawns dotted with mature trees and well-kept shrubs and hedgerows. There is a paved seating terrace, which provides the perfect vantage point to enjoy the views across the gardens, while there is a separate outbuilding, which is ideal for use as a home office or from which a commercial business could be run, plus a wooden shed for garden storage.

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