Glenmore Road, Salisbury
- Stylish, Mid Victorian town-house
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Long and pretty rear garden
Property SummaryA stylishly presented, Mid Victorian town-house property of good proportions, with a garage and long rear garden.
Entrance lobby, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, study/library, dining room, sitting room, conservatory, bathroom, four double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Garage and garden.
Built in 1860, no 17 Glenmore Road is a stylish and spacious home providing well presented and versatile accommodation that is arranged over three floors, with an attractive internal courtyard, delightful garden to the rear and integral, large, single garage. There is a wide variety of period features remaining such as cast iron fireplaces, stained and etched glass insets, period doors, cornicing, deep skirting boards and intricate central ceiling roses which are well married with modern day conveniences and style. There are exposed floorboards in a number of the rooms and the house has a very pleasant atmosphere.
Glenmore Road is a quiet no-through residential road on the northern outskirts of the city. Close to hand are a good range of shops providing day to day needs and services which include a private leisure centre, nursery and shops. A selection of state secondary and primary schools and prestigious private schools are within walking distance. The cathedral city of Salisbury which is easily accessible on foot provides a wide range of further facilities including shopping, cultural and educational. Waitrose with its cookery school, café and restaurant is only a few minutes’ drive away. River Bourne Community Farm is also within walking distance as are Laverstock Downs and Old Sarum. The mainline station runs trains to London Waterloo (journey time approximately 90 minutes). Salisbury holds a twice-weekly charter market and has a well thought of Playhouse and other theatre venues. Salisbury has recently been voted as the best place to live by the Sunday Times.
The house is entered, partial glazed door which opens into the:
A practical reception area with a stone tiled floor (that continues into the cloakroom and kitchen/breakfast room), space for coats and boots, space for some furniture and a useful pantry cupboard which is fitted with shelving and granite work top. Doors to the kitchen/breakfast room, garage and to the:
Fitted with a white suite of low level WC and corner wash hand basin (with a mixer tap above). Extractor fan, obscure glazed window and tiled floor.
A light space with a roof lantern and glazed double doors opening out to an enclosed courtyard. This room is fitted with a range of painted, wooden units, some with glazed fronts and display shelves. There is space for a tall fridge freezer, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, concealed space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a 5-ring, gas range cooker with extractor hood above. The marble worktop incorporates a two bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer taps over. Tiled floor, tiled splashbacks, recessed ceiling spotlights, under unit lighting. An original door with stained and etched glass panels opens into the:
With exposed floorboards (that continue into the sitting room, dining room, garden room and rear hall) and an extensive range of bookshelves, this area doubles up as a library/study space. Recessed ceiling spotlights, telephone point and a door to the:
Overlooking the courtyard garden. With a small built in storage cupboard with glazed doors and display shelf. Ample space for a dining table and associated furniture.
From the inner hall a door leads to the rear hall, which has the staircase up to the first floor (with a useful storage cupboard below), and a door to the:
A wonderful addition to the house, this is of good proportions with glazed double doors opening out onto the garden, thermostatically operated vents to the ceiling and original glazed double doors which open through to the:
With intricate plaster coving and central ceiling rose. Raised, Jetmaster open fire with slate hearth and log store beneath. Television and telephone points and a door to the rear hall.
From the rear hall, the original staircase with period newel posts and spindles leads to the first floor landing, which is lit by a deep window overlooking the garden, with exposed floorboards and doors to all of the second floor accommodation.
Stylishly fitted with a white contemporary suite of low level WC, wash hand basin (with towel rail and mixer taps), a deep bath (with mixer taps and retractable, handheld shower attachment) and a fully enclosed, tiled, shower cubicle. Built in shelving, heated towel rail, extractor fan and recessed spotlights. Tiled splashbacks, wall mounted mirrors and checkerboard linoleum floor.
A double bedroom at the front of the property with a sash window overlooking the courtyard and an intricate cast iron period fireplace and surround. Telephone point.
A light, double bedroom overlooking the garden with intricate cornicing, ceiling rose, sash window and a feature cast iron fireplace with carved wooden surround. Television point.
From the first floor landing a further set of stairs leads up to the second floor landing, which has a hatch to the loft space and doors to all of the second floor accommodation.
Again stylishly fitted with a contemporary suite of concealed cistern WC, wash hand basin (with a mixer tap above) and bath (with a mixer tap and handheld shower attachment above). Built-in storage, conservation roof light, tiled splashbacks, extractor fan and shaver point.
A further double room at the front of the house with a green outlook, built in wardrobes and some eaves storage space.
Again a light double bedroom with large dormer window overlooking the garden, with built in wardrobes/eaves storage and heated linen cupboard. Recessed ceiling spotlights, television and telephone points.
To the rear of the property is a long garden which is laid predominantly to lawn with many mature plants, shrubs and trees. There is a sheltered patio immediately to the rear of the house (with outside power and tap) and a second, circular patio (which is canopied by various plants including willow) towards the end of the garden, with a large timber shed (with electric power). Beyond the shed is a further grassed area which is currently being used as a BBQ area. Outside power, external lighting and a further tap are also fitted in this area. A gate leads to the allotments at the rear. The vendors currently lease an adjoining allotment at £41.00 per annum. This may be transferred with Council consent. There is also a garage which is accessed from Glenmore Road via an electric door with remote control mechanism, with electric light and power, a wall mounted, gas fired Glow Worm Micron boiler for central heating/underfloor heating/hot water and a pressurised Ariston hot water tank with hot water circulator. Door to the second, paved, courtyard with outside light/power and tap and brick built raised bed, space for a table and chairs and a door to the kitchen/breakfast room.
Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage are available.
BT.com suggests that maximum speeds of 40MB are available with fibre broadband through BT.
Band: F Charge for 2019/2020: £2,810.91.
By appointment only please through Myddelton & Major, 49 High Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PD.
Tel: 01722 337575
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