Homington Road, Coombe Bissett
- Spacious detached house
- 5 bedrooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room; 2 reception rooms
- 3 bath/shower rooms (1 en suite)
- Attached double garage
- Good sized garden, approx 0.5 acres
Property SummaryA spacious, detached, modern house, with a large garden and far-reaching views.
Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, shower room, utility room, five bedrooms, bathroom, en suite shower room, double garage, gardens and off-street parking.
Situated in an elevated position in the original part of the village, Orchard Cottage is a spacious, detached modern house which has been in the same ownership for the last 36 years. This is testament to the light airy and versatile living accommodation within as well as the very generously sized garden and the far-reaching views. Our clients have taken care to maintain the property well during their time there and it is felt that the property could suit a variety of purchasers. Many of the rooms have south-facing windows overlooking the extensive garden and the whole plot measures just over half an acre in total.
Coombe Bissett is well known as a very popular village lying some 4 miles south-west of the cathedral city of Salisbury. The village supports a wide range of facilities including a public house, a village hall, tennis courts, a well-thought of primary school, village shop with post office, a church as well as numerous other clubs and societies. There is a regular bus service through the village to Salisbury (via Salisbury District Hospital) which has a wider range of shopping, educational, leisure and cultural facilities as well as the mainline station with trains to London Waterloo, journey time approximately 90 minutes. Salisbury also supports a well-thought of Playhouse and twice-weekly charter market and was recently voted the “Best Place to Live” by The Sunday Times.
The house is approached from a shared drive, from where steps lead to the front garden and to the front door of the property. This opens into the:
With ample space for coats and boots, with Karndean flooring and an oak door opening into the:
With doors to the majority of the ground floor rooms, stairs leading to the first-floor landing (with a useful understairs storage cupboard), an additional coats cupboard and an opening through to the:
A very light room with windows on two sides and glazed sliding doors opening onto the garden. There is an attractive stone fireplace with limestone surround and granite hearth with a log burner set in. Television point and wall-mounted thermostat.
With windows on two sides with some far-reaching views, with ample space for a dining table and associated furniture.
Fitted with a mixer shower and with a mixture of wall tiling and mermaid board. Tiled floor, extractor fan and ceiling spotlights.
Another light room with two large, south-facing windows with views over the garden and adjoining fields. The kitchen area is well-fitted with a good range of high and low level storage units, deep pan drawers and a built-in, Neff dishwasher and AEG Pyrolytic, eye-level, electric oven and AEG Micromat Combi oven. The granite worktop incorporates a four ring AEG halogen hob (with extractor fan over) and a two bowl, butler style sink and drainer unit (with both drinking water filter tap and mixer taps over). Tiled splashbacks, separate larder with built in cold slab. The breakfast area has space for a breakfast table and is fitted with additional built in storage and a larder style, built in fridge. Floor mounted, oil-fired Grant boiler for central heating and hot water, telephone point.
Fitted with high level cupboard containing the trip switches and electric meter.
Fitted with a white suite of low-level WC, wash hand basin with monobloc tap, tiled splashbacks and built in display shelf. Tiled floor.
Of generous proportions and fitted with high and low level storage units, this has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and is fitted with a water softener. There are doors to the garden, garage and driveway. Built in under-counter fridge, tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink and double drainer unit with mixer taps over.
From the entrance hall stairs lead to the:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
This has space for some pieces of furniture and has a built-in airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank, slatted shelving and the controls for the solar water heating. Built in eaves storage space and large linen cupboard.
NB Please note the bedrooms are listed in order of viewing rather than size.
A double room with a wide window and a large, built-in wardrobe with sliding doors and built in shelving. Hatch to the loft space.
Currently used as a study, this has attractive views, built in storage units, a telephone point and two wall light points.
Fitted with a white suite of low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with pressurised shower over. Half height tiling, heated towel rail, wall mounted medicine cabinet, extractor fan and ceiling spotlights.
A double room with appealing, far-reaching views and a large built in, double wardrobe which also has access to additional eaves storage space. Hatch to loft space.
A double bedroom with windows on two sides, wall light point, hatch to loft space (which is boarded, with an electric light and a pull-down ladder).
Actually the principal bedroom of the house. As the property is set into a hill, this room has glazed sliding doors, opening directly out on to the garden and enjoying views of the countryside beyond. Built in dressing table and storage, two built in double wardrobes, television and telephone points and a door to the:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Stylishly fitted with a walk-in shower unit with Aqualisa mixer shower, low level WC with concealed cistern, bidet and wash hand basin set into a vanitory unit. Additional built in storage, heated towel rail, display shelf, wall mounted mirrors, full height tiling, tiled flooring, ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.
The house is set behind an area of off-street parking and a pretty front garden which has been carefully landscaped for ease of maintenance. There is additional parking space to one side and access around both sides of the property to the rear garden. This is a particular feature of the property and in total the whole plot measures just over half an acre. The gardens are laid predominately to lawn with two patio areas closest to the house, one of these is sheltered, with an outside tap (with a second outside tap located adjacent to the driveway at the front of the property), built in water feature, built in barbecue and steps leading up to the remainder of the garden. There are well stocked flower beds, an orchard with flowering fruit trees and wild flowers, a productive vegetable bed, green house with electric power and a large and very useful log store (12’ x 12’) and potting shed (6’ x 12’). Oil tank. NB: Please note all garden ornaments and furniture are specifically excluded from the sale.
With two up and over doors, electric light and power, this can also be accessed from the utility room. Built in shelving, space for fridge and freezers etc.
Mains electricity and water are available. Private drainage, oil fired central heating. Hot water is supplemented by solar panels.
Under the Estate Agents Act 1979, we hereby declare that the vendor of the property is related to a member of this firm.
BT.com suggest that average speeds of 50Mb are available with their Superfast Fibre broadband.
Band G. Charge for 2019/2020 – £2,947.10.
By appointment only please through Myddelton & Major, 49 High Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PD.
Tel 01722 337575
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