The Old Post Office in Chitterne is an exceptional village home. Offering good accommodation, the house is extremely well proportioned with excellent living and entertaining space, balanced by four bedrooms.
Retaining the character of the period building, parts of which are approximately 200 years old, the property has been modernised and refurbished to create an interesting, spacious home with a pleasing layout and light, well presented rooms.
In the Entrance Hall, the staircase forms a unique feature, created from a church pulpit with intricate woodcarving. There is a ground floor Cloak/Shower Room.
The large reception space includes a pleasant Sitting Room, warmed by a wood burning stove, leading into a superb vaulted Dining Room. Originally the shop, there are exposed beams and first floor windows, also skylights, which flood the room with natural light and a stable door opens to the garden. A large Inglenook fireplace with impressive beam forms a great focal point with inset lighting, and wood burner in place (ready for connection).
The Kitchen/Breakfast Family Room has underfloor heating and is a large sociable space with a mainly freestanding kitchen including Butler sink and base units and equipped with calor gas range. Opening to the breakfast area which has an open, brick fireplace and door to the garden.
The Garden Room provides further reception space, looking out across the garden and leads to a useful Utility Area.
From the first floor there are some lovely views across the surrounding countryside and the large landing gives access to the four decent bedrooms and large family bathroom with freestanding bath and separate shower cubicle.
To the side of the house the driveway provides private parking and leads to the detached double garage, with eaves storage and power and light connected. There is further private parking on a lay-by opposite with space for three cars.
To the rear of the house, the south facing garden is a pretty, south facing sun trap, with an area of lawn bordered by well stocked flower and shrub borders, and exposed brick and flint walls providing privacy and security. Paved seating areas provide the perfect spot to relax or dine alfresco. There is a timber storage shed and woodstore and gate to the driveway.
The house is pleasantly situated in the village of Chitterne, which comprises a mixture of period and modern properties, and enjoys an active community spirit with local amenities including pub, church, village hall and green. The neighbouring villages of Codford and Tilshead offer a further range of good amenities. Lying amongst the lovely rolling downland on the edge of Salisbury Plain, there are some wonderful walks to enjoy and the village is ideally situated for commuters using the A303 and only about 8 miles from Warminster and 16 from Salisbury.