Winterbourne Gunner, Salisbury

£1,750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Standing in grounds approaching 1.75 acres, The Croft is a truly impressive Edwardian family home offering approximately 3,500 sq. ft. of living space, comprising 6 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms and 3 bathrooms, arranged over 3 floors.

This handsome residence has clearly been maintained to a high standard and is offered for sale in exceptional condition with a great many distinctive architectural features of the period including high ceilings, wide flowing staircases, large light airy rooms and working fireplaces in the drawing room and sitting room. A particular feature of this fine home is the stunning kitchen/family room with high-end cabinetry, top quality fixtures and fittings and a lovely orangery style, rectangular roof lantern.

The property is approached via a walled and gated sweeping drive with parking, turning and access to a substantial detached triple garage building. The grounds are beautifully maintained with well established boundaries and outstanding views over surrounding countryside and farmland. The formal garden wraps around The Croft on three sides and borders the driveway to the front. The gardens are primarily laid to lawn with a great variety of mature shrubs, trees and flower beds. At the rear of the house is a south west facing sun terrace accessible from the drawing room and kitchen/breakfast room. Beyond the formal garden is an open copse with mature oak, ash, sycamore and horse chestnut trees. Beyond the copse is a hedged paddock with a variety of fruit trees.

The parish of Winterbourne is located on the north eastern side of the city and comprises Winterbourne Dauntsey, Winterbourne Earls, Winterbourne Gunner and the hamlet of Hurdcott. Local amenities include the Winterbourne Arms and the Grade I listed church of St Marys the Virgin, which is of 14th Century origins. The historic cathedral city of Salisbury offers a comprehensive range of recreational amenities, shopping facilities including a market each Tuesday and Saturday and a wide range of schooling, both state and private including two grammar schools, a college of further education and a technical university. Salisbury has a mainline railway station also stopping at nearby Grateley serving London, Waterloo and the West Country. Access to the M3 and M25 is easily obtained via the A30/A303 to the north east and to Southampton via the A36/M27 to the south.

TENURE AND SERVICES: Tenure: Freehold. Local Authority: Wiltshire Council. Council Tax Band G: £3,243.57 for year 2021/2022. Fully double glazed. Mains electricity connected, private water supply by a Private Bore Hole. Private drainage (WPL water treatment plant). Oil central heating.

DIRECTIONS: From the cathedral city of Salisbury proceed in a northerly direction along the A345 Castle Road following the road to the Beehive Park and Ride roundabout. Take the 3rd exit onto Portway towards Old Sarum. Follow the road for approximately 3 miles and The Croft will be found clearly on your left-hand side behind the walled, gated drive.

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