Forestry Houses, Farley


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  • Bedrooms: 3
An unspoilt semi-detached house, in an outstanding location next to Bentley Woods.

Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, boot room, three bedrooms, shower room and cloakroom. Front and rear gardens and a single garage in an adjoining block.

Forestry Houses is a group of just 6 properties built, we believe, in 1954 by the Forestry Commission for their own workers. Number 5 has been in the same ownership for 34 years, which in itself is testament to the quality of life afforded by living in such a wonderful location. Whilst the house may now benefit from some updating, the accommodation is well proportioned with lovely views.

The location of 5 Forestry Houses is exceptional. The house is set back from Livery Road up a short private lane and as a result there is little or no noise from passing traffic. At the end of the lane lies Bentley Wood which provides wonderful opportunities for walking, riding and observing wildlife. The nearest village is Farley (1 mile) where there is a church, nursery school and a public house. Pitton (2.8 miles) has a village store with post office, school and public house. Salisbury (7.7 miles) has an extensive range of educational, shopping and leisure facilities as well as the mainline railway station with trains to London Waterloo (journey time approximately 90 minutes).

Approached from the private lane, a concrete path leads to the front door, which opens into the:


With the stairs to the first floor and doors to the dining room and:


A well proportioned and light reception room, with an open fire set within a tiled fireplace and hearth. Large window to the front, dado rail and telephone point.


A very good sized room with two windows, solid fuel stove for the central heating, built in cupboards and drawers. Large pantry cupboard and useful storage cupboard. Television point and door to the:


Fitted with a stone effect worktop, wood effect high and low level storage units and a stainless steel single sink and drainer unit. Space for a freestanding cooker, useful cupboard under the stairs, window to the rear and door to the:


A useful room fitted with worktops, with space and plumbing for a washing machine and a door to the rear garden.

Stairs from the entrance hall lead to the:


Spacious and with a window to the rear, access hatch to the loft space, airing cupboard (with a lagged hot water tank and immersion heater) and doors to all of the first floor accommodation.


The principal bedroom, this is a good sized bedroom with a window to the front and a built in cupboard.


Fitted with a large, tiled shower cubicle and a wash hand basin. Tiled walls and obscure glazed window.


Fitted with a WC and obscure glazed window.


A well proportioned bedroom with a window to the rear.


A further good sized bedroom with a window to the front and built in cupboard over the stairs.


To the front the property is set back from the private lane behind a front garden that has been mainly laid to lawn, and is enclosed by timber fencing and mature hedging. Concrete paths lead both to the front door and also to the rear garden by way of a gateway (currently blocked). To the rear of the property the good sized garden has again been mainly laid to lawn, enclosed by timber close boarded fencing and mature hedging. Block built outbuilding, covered store area, timber garden shed and space for a further garden shed. The property also benefits from a single garage in an adjoining block.


Mains water, drainage and electricity are available. Solid fuel stove for heating. Solar panels providing a RPI linked Feed In Tariff until 2036, which we understand are currently generating approximately £1,500 per annum.


The property is responsible for 16% of the maintenance of the private lane.

BROADBAND suggests that maximum speeds of 40MB are available with superfast fibre broadband through BT.




Band D. Charge for 2018/2019 - £1,709.07.


SP5 1AG.


By appointment only please through Myddelton & Major, 49 High Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PD.

Tel 01722 337575.


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Our Reference: 18930.190222

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