Church Street, Bowerchalke, Salisbury


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  • Bedrooms: 5
An attractive and substantial, detached, period house, located in the ever-popular Chalke Valley.

Entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, drawing room, sitting room, study, conservatory, ground floor cloakroom, inner hall, rear lobby, utility room, five bedrooms, bathroom and en suite bathroom. Detached double garage, large driveway and gardens.

Chalke Down is an impressive and attractive period house, originally built of brick and flint elevations with later red brick additions, all beneath a slate tiled roof, and now offers a good range of well-proportioned and presented, versatile, living accommodation. Whilst the property has been extended and improved over the years, a number of period features, including exposed timbers, cast iron fireplaces and sash windows etc remain. The property also benefits from a large gravelled driveway providing off road parking for a number of vehicles, a detached double garage with electric power and light, and attractive and well planted rear gardens, with lovely views. In all the plot extends to approximately one third of an acre.

Bowerchalke is well known as one of the Chalke Valley s most attractive villages and is recorded in the Domesday Book. It lies 9 miles south-west of Salisbury close to both the Dorset and Hampshire borders and has a village church and village hall (which hosts a weekly market), with a wider range of facilities in nearby Broad Chalke which has a church, village shop and community hub, a very well thought of primary school, a playgroup, a public house and a sports centre. Nearby Salisbury has 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. Salisbury has also been voted as the best place to live by The Sunday Times.

The property is approached from Church Street, from where stone paved and clay tiled path leads to the original, wooden, front door. This is sheltered by an attractive, oak pillared porch and opens into:


Welcoming and spacious with a stone tiled floor (that continues into the kitchen/breakfast room, inner hall, utility room, rear lobby and ground floor cloakroom), with the stairs to the well balanced first floor (with a useful cupboard below), an alcove with an attractive stained glass window, and exposed timbers.


This has been well fitted with a good range of worktops incorporating a 1 bowl sink and drainer unit (with a mixer tap above) and white, wooden, high and low level storage units. Space for a large, oil fired Aga within an old inglenook fireplace, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for an under-counter fridge. Large pantry cupboard, sash window to the front, space for a breakfast table and associated furniture, tiled splashbacks and exposed timbers. Archway to the:


Of a good size with glazed double doors (with matching windows to both sides) leading to the garden room and a door to the:


Fitted with wooden worktops incorporating an inset ceramic sink (with a mixer tap above) and with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. Floor standing, oil fired, Grant boiler for the domestic heating and hot water. Useful cupboards, water softener, fuse board, space for coats etc and a door to the:


With space for a free-standing freezer, further space for coats etc and a door to the rear garden.


A stunning addition to the house, this is of a very good size with lovely views of both the rear garden and fields beyond. Central heating radiator, making it can be useable throughout the year. Glazed double doors to the rear garden, part glazed door (with matching windows to both sides) to the:


This is a good-sized reception room with a Jetmaster open fire set into a marble fireplace and hearth, with a carved sandstone surround. Window to the rear garden, 5-amp lamp sockets, television point and a useful, deep, cupboard.


Well fitted with a low-level WC with a wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks and extractor fan.


Well-proportioned with a window to the side providing lovely views of the village and fields beyond. Telephone point and a good range of built-in bookshelves.


This is a further useful and cosy reception room with an electric fire standing on a tiled hearth, with a wooden mantelpiece above. Sash window to the front, deep skirting boards, attractive coving and television point.


A spacious area with natural light entering from a sash window to the rear. Airing cupboard (with lagged hot water tank, immersion heater and slatted shelving), large linen cupboard (with slatted shelving, radiator and automatic light) and doors to all of the first floor accommodation.


Being the principal bedroom this is a large and light double room, with windows both to the side and to the rear. Extensive range of built in wardrobes, drawers and a dressing table. Door to the:


Spacious and well fitted with a white suite of corner bath (with a monobloc tap and wall mounted shower above), low level WC, bidet and vanity unit with a wash hand basin, marble top and a range of cupboards and drawers. Tiled splashbacks, wall mounted mirror, ladder style towel radiator, window to the side, extractor fan and shaver point. Access hatch to the loftspace.


With a window to the side, built in wardrobes and vanity unit with wash hand basin (with mixer taps above) and wall mounted mirror.


Of a good size and with a feature, period, cast iron fireplace, built in wardrobe and bookshelves. Window to the front.


Again very well fitted with a white suite of panelled bath (with a monobloc tap and handheld shower attachment above), separate shower cubicle, WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin, tiled top and cupboards. Half height wood panelled walls, window to the front, ladder style towel radiator, extractor fan and shaver point.


This is a spacious double bedroom with built in cupboards (with automatic light) and a feature exposed brick chimney breast, with shelving built into both sides. Window to the front.


A further roomy and light double bedroom with sash windows to the side and the rear with built in wardrobes. Feature cast iron, period, fireplace with decoratively carved wooden surround, built in wardrobes and access hatch to the loftspace.


To the front Chalke Down has been separated from Church Street by a thick, low hedge with an inset timber pedestrian gate. A large, gravelled, drive provides off road parking for a number of vehicles and leads to the detached double garage (measuring 18 7 x 18 , with two up and over doors, personnel door, window to the rear, electric power and light, night storage heater and fully boarded loft storage). From the driveway a timber gate, set into a low-level wall, gives access to the rear garden. Immediately to the rear of the property are two areas of stone paved terrace providing plenty of space for external sitting and dining. Beyond this the rear garden has been mainly laid to lawn, with a number of raised flower beds containing a good mix of mature shrubs and planting. It is bordered on two sides by mature hedging and metal post and rail fencing to the rear. In all the plot measures approximately one third of an acre. Log store, space for a timber garden shed, timber summer house and outside tap.


Mains electricity and water are available. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.




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