A well-proportioned and imposing 4/5 bedroom semi detached residence enjoying a wealth of character, set within beautifully manicured and sizable gardens in the enviable location of Ford on the outski
- Semi Detached
- Private Parking
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A well-proportioned and imposing 4/5 bedroom semi detached residence enjoying a wealth of character, set within beautifully manicured and sizable gardens in the enviable location of Ford on the outskirts of Salisbury.
Built in the early 1920s as Officers Houses for the nearby Old Sarum Airfield, this beautiful property enjoys large spacious rooms to both the ground, 1st and 2nd floors. With rendered elevations under a pitched tiled roof, the property has been under the same ownership for many years and has been a superb family home.
Downstairs, the versatile accommodation lends itself well for family life with numerous spacious receptions rooms offering the potential for a myriad of uses.
To the front of the property, the large dining room has a lovely bay window and fireplace to one wall and behind, the sitting room has another attractive fireplace and French doors opening out onto the gardens. A further space adjacent to the sitting room would make an ideal office space and leads in turn through to the breakfast room.
The breakfast room has a range of attractive fitted cupboards and display units and passes into the kitchen, a triple aspect room which looks out onto the garden with a range of well thought out kitchen units and a range of integrated appliances. In addition, there is a useful larder store.
From the Kitchen, a door and step down leads to a triple aspect sunroom, a superb place to relax and take in the joys of the garden.
Rising to the first floor, there are 3 well proportioned double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes and vanity sinks. Bedroom 2 has a door leading to a useful dressing room/Study/5th bedroom.
The family bathroom is spacious and comprises of a large corner bath, W/C and hand basin with built under storage.
Rising again to the 2nd floor, a door leads to a corridor which has large eaves storage cupboards on both sides. At the end, a door opens into a delightful bedroom, dual aspect and light and bright.
Set is a large plot, the gardens are a particular delight of this lovely property. To the front, a drive rises to a large double garage with a pathway leading to both the front door and to the rear garden by way of a gate. The front lawn is well kept and also has a manicured area laid to shingle.
The rear gardens are stunning; care and attention have been lavished to create a wonderful space to enjoy. There are numerous lawned areas, separated by well-established flower and shrub borders, as well as attractive hedging which leads the eye to different sections.
There is an attractive pond, and growing beds for the green fingered.
Ford is an attractive semi rural village located just to the north of Salisbury with easy access for the A30, A338 and A345. The City of Salisbury (approximately four miles) is most famous for its striking cathedral and beautiful surrounding close. It has an excellent range of shopping, educational, cultural and leisure facilities as well as the mainline station which has trains to London Waterloo (journey time - 90 minutes).
Salisbury supports a well thought of Playhouse and a twice weekly market. Good local schools are numerous and include Salisbury Cathedral School, Leaden Hall, Chafyn Grove, Godolphin School, as well as Bishop Wordsworth and South Wilts Grammar Schools.
There is racing at Salisbury and Wincanton, golf at Highpost, South Wilts and Rushmore. Fishing on the River Avon and other nearby chalk streams. The countryside surrounding Salisbury offers large unspoiled areas, ideal for walking and riding. The A303 provides access to the south west and London via the M3.
Leaving the city centre on the A345 north bound to Amesbury, turn right at Old Sarum Castle onto Old Castle Road, then right again signposted Ford. Continue for approx. 1 mile, turning left into Green Lane. The property can be found on the left hand side approx. 400 ft down the lane.
Whilst to property could benefit from some internal modernisation, it is beautifully kept and would make a superb family home.