The Close, Salisbury
- Unique, detached residence
- 2 bedrooms
- Sitting/dining room
- Communal gardens with river frontage
- Private residents’ parking
Property SummaryA unique and stylish, detached, single storey residence in Salisbury’s Cathedral Close.
Entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom. Communal gardens with river frontage, caretaker service and private residents parking.
Tutors Cottage is an impressive detached, single storey residence, one of only two in Sarum St Michael, which has been the subject of a comprehensive programme of improvement and modernisation over recent years, and now provides immaculate, light and stylish accommodation.
The property forms part of the very popular development of Sarum St Michael, that sits in the heart of Salisbury’s Cathedral Close, and is an extremely attractive enclave in the city. Residents have the right to use the 3 acres of communal gardens which run down to the River Avon and have delightful views of the water meadows, beyond, and back up towards the Cathedral spire. On site there is also residents parking, a bike store and the services of a daily caretaker.
Salisbury supports an excellent range of shopping, educational, leisure and cultural facilities, as well as a mainline station with trains to London Waterloo (journey time approximately 90 minutes). There is also a well-thought of Playhouse and a twice-weekly charter market, and Salisbury has also recently been voted as ‘The Best Place to Live’ by The Sunday Times.
Approached from a communal path within Sarum St Michael, the front door opens into the:
This is welcoming and spacious with useful cupboards and a hatch to the loft space (fully boarded, with electric lighting, upgraded insulation and a Worcester Bosch, gas -fired combination boiler for the domestic heating and hot water) and useful cupboards. Space for coats etc, window to the rear, doors to the majority of the accommodation, and mix of carpet and wood laminate flooring.
This is a good sized and light reception room with two large windows overlooking Sarum St Michael and with plenty of space for a sofa, armchairs, dining table and associated furniture. A door, with built in cupboards and display shelving to one side, leads to the:
This has been stylishly and well fitted with granite worktops incorporating a single bowl, stainless steel sink and drainer unit (with a mixer tap above), a Bosch induction hob (with a Luxair extractor fan above) and a good range of white, gloss, handleless high and low level storage units. Built in appliances include a Smeg, eye-level, electric oven, AEG Micromat, eye-level, microwave combination oven, Cooke and Lewis fridge/freezer, Bosch washing machine and slimline dishwasher. Window overlooking Sarum St Michael, door to the side and tiled floor.
Being the principal bedroom, this is a spacious double room with two windows overlooking Sarum St Michael, one of which looks down towards the river. Built in wardrobes with sliding doors and bedside tables.
This is well fitted with a contemporary white suite of panelled bath (with a mixer tap and separate wall mounted shower above) and a vanitory unit containing a concealed cistern WC, wash hand basin (with a monobloc tap above) and useful storage cupboards. Half-height tiled walls, wall mounted mirror and cupboards, two obscure glazed windows, shaver point and ladder style towel radiator.
Of a good size, with a window to the front overlooking Sarum St Michael. Built in wardrobes with sliding doors and a built-in dressing table.
The grounds of Sarum St Michael are very well planted and maintained, with a large area of lawn with river frontage and numerous benches on which to sit out and enjoy the views. The current owners have screened off a paved courtyard area immediately adjoining the property, whilst this is not included in the demise of the property, our clients have enjoyed the use of it as private garden. There is residents parking for one car and for visitors. We understand that residents enjoy fishing rights of one rod per household, subject to a rod licence.
Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage are available.
Leasehold – 125 years less 2 days from 29 September 1979.
Service Charge for 1st April 2019 – 31st March 2020 – £2,356.39
Ground Rent for 2019/2020 — £35.42.
Band F. Charge for 2019/2020 – £2,810.91
BT.com suggests that currently maximum speeds of 50Mb are available with Superfast Fibre broadband through BT, although we understand that an upgrade to Ultrafast broadband is being installed throughout Sarum St Michael.
By appointment only please through Myddelton & Major, 49 High Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PD.
Tel 01722 337575
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Our Reference: 15775.200302