Stapleford, Wiltshire

£580,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Spacious Elevated Chalet Bungalow With Just Under An Acre Of Landscaped Gardens With Outbuildings & Great Potential For Private Equestrian Use

SITUATION

Salisbury 7 miles, A303 3 miles, Shaftesbury 20 miles, Bath 34 miles Mainline Train Services: Salisbury to London (Waterloo) 90 mins, Airports: Bournemouth International & Southampton Airport 32 miles

LOCATION

The Old Forge enjoys an attractive rural location with outbuildings & ample parking on an elevated plot in the popular village of Stapleford. The property has excellent communication links to the Cathedral City of Salisbury to the south east, with Warminster and Bath to the north west (via A36). The A303 connecting to London and the West Country lies within easy reach to the north and Shaftesbury and Sherborne lie to the south west.

EDUCATION

There is an excellent range of schools in the area including primary schools in Great Wishford and Middle Woodford with a wider range of schooling in Salisbury including Bishop Wordsworth and South Wilts Grammar Schools, plus a host of private schools including: Godolphin, Chafyn Grove, Leaden Hall, Cathedral School and La Retraite, with Dauntsey's to the north, Warminster north west and St Mary's and Port Regis near Shaftesbury south west. Further details for independents can be obtained from isc.co.uk. More comprehensive state school information can be obtained via the local authority at wiltshire.gov.uk.

LOCAL SPORT & RECREATION

Stapleford has a thriving local community, with a village hall, St Mary's C of E Church, a local shop within the Esso garage. Popular public house The Pelican Inn is only 150 yards away, with a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities available in Salisbury nearby. There are excellent walking and good outriding opportunities directly from the property with further equestrian facilities nearby in Stoford. Sailing and water sports are available on the south coast. Racing is at Salisbury. Golf can be enjoyed at Highpost, and Salisbury & South Wilts with Fishing available on the Avon and Wylye by licence via private clubs and organisations.

ACCOMMODATION

The Old Forge is a spacious detached property, providing light and airy accommodation, built in 1966 of brick elevations under a tiled roof. Extending to some 2,744 ft2 (GEA), the property has been extended with a large conservatory, to make the most of the attractive rural views from the principal rooms with new double glazed external windows throughout and has further potential. The accommodation comprises:- 3 upstairs double bedrooms with large shower room & spacious landing. Further bedroom plus separate study/ bedroom 5 with bathroom downstairs. Sitting room , dining room, kitchen plus utility room. Large South facing conservatory

GARDEN & GROUNDS

The property is located on an elevated plot and to the front, has an expanse of level and sloping lawns with a centrally placed well [now housing the mains drainage manhole] with shrubs to the front of the house where a covered verandah allows enjoyment of far reaching views across the River Till water meadows toward St Mary's Church. Approached over a steep tarmac driveway the property benefits from an adjoining pair of single garages to the rear of the property (plus boiler room) and ample parking/ turning space. In addition there is a very useful rendered stable block with 2 stores & 2 pony boxes. The rear garden abuts open fields, is gently sloping with a few fruit trees and a recently installed timber chalet style summerhouse with power and covered verandah. Part of the rear garden could easily be fenced to provide a smallholding style home paddock for a pony / livestock / chickens, to suit. In all the land amounts to about 0.8 acre

AGENTS NOTES

Fox Grant 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 Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS AREAS & SCHEDULES

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Wiltshire Council Tel: 0300 456 0100

COUNCIL TAX

Band G, £2,457.98 for 2015/6.

SERVICES

Mains (metered) water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating with Broadband to the property.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. Please contact Phil Howard or William Grant for further details or email phil@foxgrant.com

DIRECTIONS

From Salisbury head north west towards Warminster on the (A36). From Wilton Roundabout continue straight over (A36) signposted Warminster/Mere. After approximately 4 miles, on entering Stapleford turn right opposite the Pelican Inn into Over Street and the property will be found set back on the left hand side. See location map for alternative routes.

POSTCODE

SP3 4LR

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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