Fonthill Gifford, Tisbury
- Delightful period former lodge
- 3 double bedrooms
- Log burning stove and open-fire
Property SummaryA delightful 3 bedroom, detached former lodge cottage to the Fonthill Estate, with many period features and a pretty private garden. EPC – E.
The accommodation includes: Entrance lobby, dining room with log burner (19’3 max x 11’40, sitting room with open fireplace (16’7 max x 10’11), kitchen (11’7 x 7’9), ground floor bathroom with roll-top bath (11’0 x 6’6), three double bedrooms (16’6 x 15’8, 13’11 max x 12’1 max & 13’6 max x 11’11 max), en suite bathroom to main bedroom (9’5 x 5’9. Large mature private rear garden.
To be let unfurnished. No smokers. A single pet considered. Available July 2020.
An attractive detached thatched cottage which according to Historic England was originally a lodge to Fonthill Park built in the early 19th Century with an addition in 1884 built for Alfred Morrison. The property has been altered and well-maintained over the years and it is now a comfortable property with well proportioned rooms and a good atmosphere.
Fonthill Gifford is a small village approximately two miles north-west of Tisbury. In the village itself there is a parish church and the Beckford Arms public house while in Tisbury there is a good range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities as well as the mainline railway station with trains to London Waterloo and down to the west country, along with the highly regarded Messums Wiltshire art gallery just outside Tisbury. The countryside surrounding Fonthill Gifford is very appealing with numerous walks and rides nearby.
From Hindon Lane a path leads to the enclosed porch which shelters the attractive and solid wooden front door to the property.
Dining Room (5.87 max x 3.45)
A good size room with a polished wooden floor and a stone mullion bay window overlooking the rear garden. Wood burning stove and a wide opening into the:
Kitchen (3.53 x 2.36)
Fitted with a range of built-in storage units with a stainless-steel double sink unit. Built in double oven and hob. Open to the kitchen is a useful utility/larder area and a back door leads out to a covered area and the garden beyond.
Sitting Room (2.01m x 3.66m)
A very light and comfortable room with an open fire with a period fire surround flanked by built in shelves and cupboards. Attractive stone mullion bay window.
Ground Floor Bathroom (3.35m x 1.98m)
Fitted with a white claw foot cast iron bath, wash basin and WC.
From the kitchen stairs lead up to the first-floor landing where there is a storage cupboard and doors to all the bedrooms.
Bedroom One (5.03 x 4.78)
A large room with windows on two sides and double doors leading out to the garden. Period fireplace and an attractive polished wooden floor. Some good built in cupboards and a door to the:
En-Suite Bathroom (2.87m x 1.75m)
Fitted with a white suite of bath with a shower over, wash basin in a vanity unit and a WC.
Bedroom Two (4.24 max x 3.68 max)
With a built-in wardrobe, pretty period fireplace and a window to the front of the property.
Bedroom Three (4.11 max x 3.63 max)
A good size bedroom with a stone mullion window overlooking the rear garden. Pretty period fireplace and a cupboard which contains the hot water tank. Hatch to the loft space.
To the front of the property is an area of lawn and a path leads around to the rear garden which is mature, well stocked and very private. The majority is laid to lawn with a useful covered area by the back door into the kitchen. Useful original stores, one which contains the oil-fired boiler for central heating and hot water. At the far end of the garden is another outbuilding for storage or as a workshop.
Mains electricity and water are available. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
Band F, £2,665.72 (2020/21)
To be let unfurnished on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (for a minimum term of 6 months, thereafter on a monthly basis).
No smokers or sharers.
Equivalent to one week’s rent.
Equivalent to five week’s rent.
Leave Salisbury via the Wilton Road and proceed to Wilton. At the traffic lights in Wilton continue straight along West Street to Barford St Martin, where you bear right and continue through Dinton, Teffont and Chilmark to Fonthill Bishop. As the road bears round to the right turn left and drive through the Fonthill Estate Arch, passing the lake on your left. The Old Lodge is on the right hand side, opposite the Beckford Arms.