Myddelton & Major are pleased to offer for sale Woodgrange House, Salisbury. A very impressive and welcoming, detached house with delightful gardens of just over half an acre, priced at £1,650,000
Partner Sarah Cull said: “Having started life back in 1907, Woodgrange House is a substantial property which is also extremely welcoming and comfortable.
“The current owners have added to and vastly improved the house and grounds with sympathy and flair, managing to retain much of the original charm and character.”
The property has numerous period details remaining such as the original staircase, leaded light windows, deep skirting boards and period door furniture.
All of the rooms are of great proportions with many having an attractive outlook over the gardens and far reaching, seasonal views across the city to the cathedral.
Bouverie Avenue is a no-through road, recognised as being one of the most popular residential parts of Salisbury.
The house has an ‘in and out’ gravelled driveway from where the solid wood front door opens into the entrance hall, which has an exposed wooden floor and stained glass windows.
The very comfortable sitting room has an attractive fireplace with a wooden mantle and surround with a Chesney log burner.
There is also a good range of built-in bookshelves and cupboards and deep windows on two sides with plantation shutters.
The large, L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room naturally divides into separate areas with ample space for a dining table and additional furniture.
Whilst the kitchen area has a window overlooking the garden and is fitted with an excellent range of high and low level storage units, with a five ring range cooker (with extractor hood) and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer.
There is a built-in Miele dishwasher and space for an additional fridge/freezer and numerous other pieces of furniture and also a feature fireplace (blocked off) with a slate hearth.
The adjoining garden room is a wonderful space from which to admire the grounds and has been designed to perfectly complement the age and style of the property.
The rear lobby is accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room and has a tiled
floor with underfloor heating, a useful built-in coats cupboard and a part glazed door opening through to the Orangery.
This very successful addition to the house has again been sympathetically designed and is bathed in light with wooden glazed doors opening onto a decked area overlooking the garden.
The utility/boot room is a practical space with a good range of high and low level storage units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and wine fridge.
There is also a Butlers sink with marble work surface to either side and mixer taps over.
The rear hall has a door to the front of the property and houses useful understairs storage and a built-in coats cupboard.
The cloakroom is fitted with white suite of low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
From the entrance hall, the original Arts and Crafts staircase leads to the first floor landing, which is lit by a large window overlooking part of the garden.
The bedrooms (listed in order of viewing rather than size) begin with the master bedroom which is a very well-proportioned room lit by three windows with plantation shutters.
Its adjoining dressing room is again a good size with plantation shutters, ceiling spotlights and wall lights.
Further doors lead to the rear landing and the en suite bathroom, which is fitted with a white suite of low level WC, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit and LED mirror above.
There is also a bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment over and a window with views of the garden.
This bathroom is ‘Jack and Jill’ in design with a door leading through to the study/bedroom 6. (We understand that the bathroom is plumbed ready to be made into a wet room if required).
Bedroom two is a large, double room with two windows overlooking the garden.
Bedroom three is a further double room with two windows overlooking the garden with seasonal, far reaching views.
The shower room is fitted with a corner wash hand basin and a low level WC with a concealed cistern and a large shower cubicle with mixer shower.
Whilst the bathroom is fitted with a white suite of low level WC with concealed cistern, a wash hand basin and a deep bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment.
From the first floor landing, stairs lead up to the second floor where there is an excellent range of built-in storage cupboards and natural light provided by light pipes.
Bedroom four is a very good sized double room with some slightly sloping ceilings and good head height.
There is a Velux roof light with a blackout blind and a wide window with a delightful outlook over the garden and seasonal views across the city.
The play area is of generous proportions and has plumbing in situ, should an incoming purchaser wish to convert this to a shower room.
Bedroom five is a large double room with two, deep Velux roof lights and a very green outlook.
From the rear hall, stairs with an oak banister and spindles and two picture lights, lead up to the first floor rear landing, which has a wall light point and a door to dressing room and door to the study/bedroom six.
This room could be used as either a very appealing study or additional bedroom. It has a window with a green and far reaching outlook, a built in storage cupboard and a door to the master suite bathroom.
The gardens of Woodgrange House are a delight and have been carefully designed with numerous areas in which to sit and enjoy the grounds.
There is a terrace closest to the house with steps and a path to a large, level, lawned area (believed to have previously been a tennis court).
From the lawn, another path leads down to a lower lawned area, which has a very productive vegetable plot with a lavender/box walkway, a summer house and further space for outside dining.
There are also fruit bushes and trees and a secluded chicken run.
Accessed from the ‘in and out’ gravelled driveway, and providing off street parking for several cars, with a garden shed) is the garage and workshop.
Built of brick elevations beneath a reclaimed tiled roof with an attractive art deco style bullseye window, this measures 13’8″ (maximum measurement) x 16’10” (maximum measurement) and has wooden double doors, attic storage space and external log and garden stores.
Another fantastic additional work/entertaining space is provided by the outbuilding.
This predominately consists of two rooms all built to recent building regulations. The first is currently used as a games and film room. The second is used as a workroom/ studio.
Woodgrange House is within convenient walking distance of the city centre with all the excellent facilities – shopping, leisure, cultural, educational and the mainline station to London Waterloo (90 minutes).
The city is well served by a variety of schools, both state and private and the highly regarded boys and girls grammar schools.
The surrounding countryside is delightful for walking, riding, fishing etc and the house is well situated for easy access to Salisbury District Hospital and Salisbury Lawn Tennis Club which lies at the bottom of Harnham Hill, less than five minutes walk away.
Contact Myddelton & Major for viewings of this and other properties on: 01722 337575 or visit: www.myddeltonmajor.co.uk.