Harnham Road, Salisbury
- Charming Grade II Listed home
- 3 double bedrooms
- 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast/living room
- Bathroom and shower room
- Delightful gardens with river frontage
- Residents’ permit parking
Property SummaryA charming, Grade II Listed property presented in excellent order and with delightful river views.
Entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, study, storeroom, utility room, ground floor shower room, three double bedrooms, bathroom, gardens with river frontage. Residents’ permit parking.
Believed to date back to the mid-18th Century, No. 2 Harnham Road is a delightful Grade II Listed property which has been kept in stylish and excellent condition. Internally there are many period details remaining and the gardens run down to the waters edge with views of Ayleswade bridge, a view which has been immortalised by Constable. The rooms are all of good proportions and the property has an extremely welcoming atmosphere.
Harnham Road is an attractive residential road forming part of the suburb of Salisbury known as Harnham. From here it is a very pleasant walk through the world famous Cathedral Close to the city centre where there is an excellent range of shopping educational, leisure and cultural facilities as well as the mainline station (with trains to London Waterloo, journey time approximately 90 minutes), twice weekly charter market and well-regarded Playhouse. There is a regular bus service from Harnham which also supports a wide range of facilities including two churches, three hotels with restaurants, a public house, well thought of primary school, tennis courts, post office with a shop as well as numerous clubs and societies. There is also a very useful convenience store located a stone’s throw away from the property on the corner of Ayleswade Road and Harnham Road.
The house is approached via a gate from Harnham Road which leads through an area of garden to the sheltered front door. This opens into the:
A very spacious and welcoming area with an exposed former fireplace, original doorbell workings, attractive exposed wooden floorboards and an excellent range of built in shelving. Period style radiator, ceiling spotlights, doors to the majority of the ground floor rooms and glazed double doors opening out to the garden.
Enhanced by our clients and having won a Civic Society award for design, this is now a wonderfully versatile living space, naturally dividing into separate areas. The kitchen area is fitted with an excellent range of high and low level storage units with a built-in fridge, two Siemens, eye-level electric ovens with warming drawer and Siemens built-in dishwasher. The worktop incorporates a 1½ bowl sink and drainer unit with both mixer taps and drinking water tap over and drainage channels to one side. There is an inset, Siemens, five ring ceramic hob with extractor fan set into the ceiling above. The attractive tiled flooring continues through to the breakfast and living areas which have been cleverly designed with a vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling trusses with glazed double doors opening on to a balcony which overlooks the river. Ample space for both sitting and dining furniture, four 3-amp lamp sockets, telephone point, cable point, four wall light points.
An atmospheric room with a large fireplace with log burner set in, exposed wall and ceiling beams, a useful understairs storage cupboard and a wide window overlooking Harnham Road. Cupboard concealing gas meter and electric trip switches, television and telephone points. Ceiling spotlights.
With attractive exposed wooden floorboards, a wide window overlooking the garden and river beyond, built in bookshelves, television point, exposed wall beams, two wall light points and a door to the:
A very useful and practical space with a tiled wooden floor and a good range of built in shelving.
A very practical space with attractive tiled flooring, a built-in storage cupboard, attractive coat hooks and a deep butler style sink with mixer taps over and granite worktop around. Built in shelving and a large laundry and linen cupboard containing a Gledhill pressurised hot water tank with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. A second cupboard contains the wall mounted, gas fired Worcester boiler for central heating and hot water along with some slatted shelving.
GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM
Fitted with a white suite of low-level WC, wash hand basin with monobloc tap over and large, shower cubicle with mixer shower with both handheld and monsoon heads. Extractor fan, heated towel rail and ceiling spotlights.
From the lobby between the sitting room and utility room, the wide, original staircase leads to the first-floor landing and this has space for some pieces of furniture, ceiling spotlights and a door to:
A spacious double bedroom with some exposed wall beams, two built in double wardrobes and a large hatch to the loft space. This has a pull-down ladder and the loft space has electric light and is fully boarded, providing very useful storage space. Two 3-amp lamp sockets, two wall light points.
Situated at the rear of the property, this is a generous double bedroom with very attractive views over the gardens and river. Two 3-amp lamp sockets, ceiling spotlights and two wall light points.
Fitted with a white suite of low-level WC, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin along with a double ended, deep bath with central filler tap and shower attachment. Built in useful storage space, heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and deep display shelf.
Another charming bedroom, this has a very pretty period cast iron fireplace, exposed wall beams, a built-in double wardrobe and two 3-amp lamps sockets.
The gardens of Harmony House separate into two separate areas, the first abuts Ayleswade Bridge and is laid predominately to lawn with a path leading to the waters edge and also to the front door. There are mature flowering plants, shrubs and trees including a climbing hydrangea, cranesbill geranium, roses etc. There is a second area of garden accessed from the entrance hall, this has a brick paved pathway leading to an area of terrace at the waters edge with steps down to the river and steps up to the balcony (this can also be accessed via the kitchen/breakfast/living room). This area of garden is again laid predominately to lawn with mature edging beds anemones, honeysuckle and mature roses, foxgloves and shrubs. There is also a sheltered area closest to the house due to the jettied first floor of the property. Sheltered bin store area.
Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage are available.
BT.com suggests that maximum speeds of up to 73Mb are available with Superfast Fibre 2 through BT.
Band E. Charge for 2019/20 – £2,378.46
By appointment only please through Myddelton & Major, 49 High Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PD.
Tel 01722 337575.
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