Firsdown, Salisbury


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Designed and constructed in 1953, 19 Firs Road has been owned and occupied continuously by the same family and is now being offered for sale for the first time in over 60 years. The property is a substantial four/five bedroom detached family home offering excellent well-planned accommodation and a fabulous, south-facing plot which backs onto open countryside, farmland and the Roman Road which extends between Old Sarum and Winchester. The whole extends to approximately 0.6 acre (0.242 hectares) and is outlined in red on the aerial photograph shown above.

Although dated and in need of some modernisation the property is presented for sale in good order and is centrally heated via an oil fired boiler to radiators. Double glazing has also been installed throughout. There is extensive first-floor eaves storage accessible at five different points from bedrooms 1 and 2.

The ground floor rooms are arranged off a large welcoming reception hall and comprise a sitting room with full-width patio doors leading onto a south-facing terrace and 18'10 x 12'2 farmhouse-style kitchen, two excellent double bedrooms, third bedroom/study, shower room with wc and separate cloakroom. The first floor offers two further excellent bedrooms approximately 15' x 13' and 15' x 12' respectively and a large family bathroom.

To the front of the property is a large enclosed garden and a sweeping drive leading to a 20' garage with inspection pit. To the rear of the garage is the oil storage tank, additional storage area and hardstanding for an outbuilding The front garden is laid predominantly to lawn with a number of established shrubs and trees. The rear garden is quite wonderful with a south-facing terrace off the sitting room leading to a stunning formal lawn completely enclosed by well-manicured hedges, bountiful flower beds and shrubs. From here a series of paths lead through numerous areas with fabulous specimen trees and shrubs, areas of lawn, an orchard, a woodland walk, a stunning wildlife garden, an impressive kitchen garden with vegetable plots, raised beds, fruit cage and greenhouses.

The property, 19 Firs Road, is offered for sale with vacant possession; its full potential and charm will only be appreciated as a result of an internal viewing and a walk through the delightful gardens.

LOCATION: The semi-rural settlement of Firsdown is located some four miles to the northeast of Salisbury. The neighbouring villages of Pitton and Winterslow offer village stores/post office facilities, village schools and country pubs. The cathedral city of Salisbury offers a more comprehensive range of recreational amenities, shopping facilities including a market each Tuesday and Saturday and a wide range of schooling, both state and private including two grammar schools and a college of further education. Salisbury has a mainline railway station, also stopping at Grateley, serving London, Waterloo and the West Country. Although a rural environment, access to the M3 and M25 is easily obtained via the A303 to the northeast and to Southampton via the A36/M27 to the south.

TENURE AND SERVICES: Tenure: Freehold. Local Authority: Wiltshire Council. Council Tax Band F - £2,589.93 for year 2019/20. Mains electricity and water connected. Private drainage. Oil central heating. Fully double glazed. The village has ultra-fast broadband.

Directions: From the city of Salisbury proceed in a north easterly direction along the A30 London Road towards Andover. After approximately 3.5 miles turn right into Firs Road just before The Haven, signposted Firsdown. Continue down Firs Road passing Ilynton Avenue on the left-hand side and number 19 will be found after a short distance on the right-hand side clearly identified by the Baxters For sale sign.

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