Fovant, Nr Salisbury


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A Stunning Grade II Listed Country Cottage Presented To the Highest Standards,

Situated At The Heart Of A Popular Nadder Valley Village


Tisbury 4 miles, Wylye (A36 & A303) 6.5 miles,

Salisbury 10 miles, Shaftesbury 11 miles, London 100 miles.

Mainline trains: Tisbury to (London Waterloo) Approx. 110 mins,

Salisbury to London (Waterloo) Approx. 90 mins.

Airports: Southampton International 35 miles, Bristol

International 54 miles.

Vine Cottage is located in the desirable Nadder Valley village of

Fovant and occupies a convenient position within a few minutes

walk of the doctors surgery and the village shop. Situated

within an area of outstanding natural beauty the property enjoys

excellent communication links with easy access to the A30/

A303 linking the West Country and London via the M3.

The popular Cathedral city of Salisbury lies to the east, with the

market town of Shaftesbury to the west.


There is an excellent selection of private schools in

the area including St Marys and Sandroyd near Shaftesbury,

Port Regis at Motcombe, Sherborne boys and girls with Chafyn

Grove, Goldolphin and the well-regarded grammar schools in

Salisbury. For independents see and for state

school information see


Fovant provides a good range of local facilities including a village store/post office,

doctor s surgery, garage, church and a newly refurbished pub with a more comprehensive range of shopping and cultural

facilities available in the Cathedral city of Salisbury.

Good walking and cycling opportunities abound from the property into the surrounding countryside with ready access onto

an excellent network of footpaths and The Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Golf can be enjoyed at Salisbury,

Rushmore and Motcombe with water sports available along the south coast. Fishing is available by licence on The River Nadder

with horse racing at Salisbury and Wincanton.

See for more details.


Vine Cottage is a stunning Grade II Listed, totally renovated country cottage set in an accessible village location enjoying

ready access to local amenities.

Believed to date from the 17th Century, the property underwent a complete architect designed renovation, rebuild and extension

programme in 2013, creating an exceptional contemporary home whilst retaining much of its original character, including

exposed beams to a number of the principal rooms.

Constructed of green sand stone elevations under a clay tile roof, the property extends to some 2,738ft (GIA) offering well presented

and versatile accommodation arranged over 3 floors.

Some particular features of the renovation works carried out by the existing owners include the addition of a Japanese designed,

hand built kitchen, modern, tiled bathrooms throughout, zoned under floor heating to the ground floor and organic paints.

Approached over a gravel drive, the property sits in attractive grounds of 0.48 acres, comprising a gently sloping rear garden

arranged in a series of woodland terraces complimented by well stocked beds and mature trees. A granite patio enjoys direct

access from the kitchen offering opportunities for outside dining.

Situated within the grounds is a detached, 2 storey workshop/ studio which would also lend itself to use as ancillary

accommodation, a holiday cottage or home office, subject to achieving the necessary consents.

The building is fully insulated with water, power a shower room and benefits from far reaching views over the

surrounding countryside.

The gravel driveway provides ample parking for 2/3 cars.


The accommodation comprises:

Contemporary, hand built, Japanese designed kitchen &

breakfast room with walk-in larder

Attractive sitting room/dining room with Inglenook fireplace

& woodburner

Master bedroom with en-suite shower room

4 further bedrooms, one en-suite shower room

Dressing room/ potential bedroom 6 with an adjoining Family

bathroom/shower room

W.C & laundry room


2 floors

Power, water & shower room

Fully insulated

Secluded terrace

Further potential subject to planning


Granite patio

Attractive gently sloping rear gardens

Woodland terraces

Well stocked beds with mature trees

Direct access to country walks

Gravelled, off street parking area

In all the property amounts to some 0.48 acres.


The Agents and their clients give notice that:

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to

the property.

2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the

property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as

statements or representations of fact.

3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and

plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be

assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other

consents and The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers

must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.


These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are

for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor s

agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the

description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle

either party to compensation in respect thereof.


The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument

orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force.

Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the

provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.


Wiltshire Council Tel: 0300 456 0100.


Band F


Mains water, electricity and drainage, oil-fired central heating with Calor Gas for cooking. Under floor heating throughout the ground floor .




All fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the

sale but may be available by negotiation.


Strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. For further information please contact

Adam Field or Nicola Shepherd.


From Salisbury head south west on the A30 towards Shaftesbury and upon entering the village of Fovant

after approximately 9 miles, turn right into the high street, adjacent to the newly refurbished pub. Proceed

through the village, passing the Fovant Store and Doctors surgery, and Vine Cottage will be found after a

short distance on your right hand side, as indicated by the agents sale board.

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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