Holmhurst is an impressive Edwardian, detached, double fronted, three storey house occupying a prominent position on the outskirts of the city centre. Accommodation is impressive with 8'11" (2.72m) ceilings on the ground floor and 8'8" (2.64m) ceilings on the first floor. Much of the original character has been retained including moulded cornicing, picture rails, architraves and internal doors. Both centrally heated and double glazed, Holmhurst offers exceptional accommodation over the three floors with four reception rooms, seven bedrooms, four ensuites, two bathrooms, shower room, and separate cloakroom. There is a wealth of parking available which is accessible via a private drive which in turn leads to a detached double garage and a good sized private garden.
Downton Road is located on the edge of the historic cathedral city of Salisbury. Local facilities include a Marks and Spencers food shop at the nearby garage and a Nisa general store a short walk away. Salisbury itself has extensive shopping facilities, a thriving market and a good range of social and educational amenities including restaurants, theatre, arts centre, cinema and both state and private primary and secondary schools within and outside the city boundary. Leisure and recreational facilities include the Five Rivers Leisure Centre, private members gymnasiums, golf club and recreation ground and three tennis clubs, one of which is close by). Salisbury has good road links to London (A303) Southampton (A36) and Bournemouth (A338) and a mainline rail service to London, Waterloo (90 minutes) and the West Country.
Double glazed door leading to recessed porch with mosaic tiled flooring, bell pull (not functioning), original leaded, glazed and timber panelled door leading to:
Stairs rising to first floor, radiator, moulded cornicing, door with staircase leading down to cellar.
Deep double glazed bay window, fireplace with hearth, timber mantel shelf and inset wood burner. Original fitted cupboard and shelving, picture rails and moulded cornicing.
Double glazed construction with vaulted double glazed roof, radiator.
Deep double glazed window, two radiators, open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth, picture rails, moulded cornicing.
Refitted with an extensive range of units comprising high and low level cupboards and drawers, work surface areas with inset single drainer, single bowl, stainless steel sink unit. Tiled splashbacks, electric and gas cooker points, plumbing for dishwasher. Moulded cornicing, double glazed window, radiator, storage cupboard, heating and water programmer and timer, laminate flooring.
Brick and double glazed construction with double glazed stable door leading to drive and garden, wall mounted gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating, vinyl flooring.
Excellent room with work surface areas and plumbing for automatic washing machine, two double glazed windows and one original single glazed timber panelled window, radiator, vinyl flooring and door to:
Fitted with suite of low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks, double glazed window and storage recess.
Double glazed window, radiator, picture rails, internal staircase rising to family room and door connecting with shower room.
Low flush wc, tiled recess housing shower unit, vinyl flooring.
FAMILY ROOM/BEDROOM 5
An excellent room with 11' (3.35m) ceiling accessible from both the lower first floor landing and the study via a private staircase. Double glazed window, vanity with wash hand basin and tiled splashbacks, radiator, picture rails, moulded cornicing.
Excellent dry cellar with good storage, electric meter, gas mater, stopcock and brick flooring. Electric lighting.
FIRST FLOOR LOWER LANDING
Stairs rising to first floor.
Suite of close coupled wc, glazed and tiled enclosure housing shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, vinyl flooring and double glazed window.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Stairs rising to second floor, radiator, dado rails and moulded cornicing.
Deep, double glazed bay window, fitted wardrobe cupboard, radiator, picture rails.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Recess housing shower unit, close coupled wc, wash hand basin, radiator, vinyl flooring and wall light point with shaver socket.
Deep, double glazed bay window and double glazed window to one side, original cast iron fireplace with grate. Radiator.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Shower recess housing shower unit, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, wall light point with shaver socket, vinyl flooring.
Double glazed window, wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, radiator and wardrobe cupboard.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Recess housing shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, close coupled wc, radiator and wall light point with shaver socket.
Double aspect room with double glazed window. Radiator, picture rails and fitted store cupboard.
A superb family bathroom with a 1.6m (5'3") walk-in shower enclosure fitted with power shower unit. Free standing, roll top, claw foot bath served by period style hand held shower mixer taps. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps, close coupled wc, fully tiled walls, radiator, heated towel rail. Double glazed window and vinyl flooring.
LOWER SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Stairs rising to second floor, large walk in eaves store room with electric light.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Full galleried landing, partly divided to provide a box room. Large Velux window.
Door to additional eaves storage.
Double glazed window, access to eaves storage.
Double glazed window.
Suite of panelled bath, low flush wc, wash hand basin, vinyl flooring, Velux window and store cupboard.
From the city centre follow the one way system from Brown Street leading in to St Ann Street. Keep to the left through the traffic lights into Exeter Street. At the roundabout proceed straight across and keep to the left hand lane. Keep left at the next set of lights and turn left signposted Downton and Bournemouth A338. Holmhurst will be found on the right hand side identified by the Baxters For Sale sign.
Holmhurst is set back from the Downton Road and is accessible by a private tarmacadam drive which extends to the side of the house and, via a five bar gate, leads through to an expanse of parking and turning and a detached double garage. The front garden is enclosed by a low retaining wall from which a pedestrian gateway leads through to the main entrance. There are areas of lawn bordered by mature shrubbery and flower beds. The rear garden is of a good size laid to lawn and fully enclosed.
Detached double garage, c. 19' (5.79m) x 19' (5.79m), with two up and over doors, personal door, windows, power and light and eaves storage.
TENURE AND SERVICES
Tenure: Freehold. All mains services connected. Heating: Gas central heating. Windows: Fully double glazed with the exception of one window in the laundry. Local Authority: Wiltshire. Council Tax: To be advised.