Bishops Drive, East Harnham, £660,000

Property Specification

  • Four/five bedroom detached house
  • Five reception rooms
  • Three en-suites
  • Double garage
  • City views
  • Vendor has found a property
  • Over 3000stft

Situated in a sought after cul-de-sac location on the southern outskirts of the City, this split-level detached family home offers well proportioned accommodation with far-reaching views over the City to the Cathedral and Old Sarum. The accommodation includes five reception rooms, a generous size kitchen, three en-suites a pleasant enclosed garden with stunning city views and a double garage.

LOCATION Bishops Drive is located just off Old Blandford Road in Harnham, one of the most favoured residential areas in the city. Bishops Drive itself is a short drive or a 20 minute walk from the centre of Salisbury, an attractive market town centred around a traditional market square, but also offering a modern shopping centre with a good range of amenities including restaurants, pubs, cinema and a popular playhouse/theatre. Salisbury is also a centre for good schooling. The city still retains its grammar schools and there is a good selection of private schools at preparatory and senior level including Chafyn Grove, Leaden Hall, Godolphin and Salisbury Cathedral School.

THE PROPERTY The property has been designed to a high specification combining light, space and contemporary family accommodation.

GROUND FLOOR As you enter the property stairs lead down to a lower ground floor which comprises a generous size formal dining room with double glazed french doors leading out onto the terrace. A well appointed kitchen with fitted eye level and base units with wooden work surfaces incorporating a ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with a mono block mixer tap over. Integrated appliances include an electric double oven, gas hob with extractor hood over and plumbing and space for a washing machine. Completing the lower ground floor is a modernised cloakroom with a vanity unit and WC. On the ground floor of the property is a terrific living room which provides ample relaxation space for a generous size family with the focal point of the room being a contemporary log burner. Double glazed doors flow through to the summer lounge which boasts stunning Cityscape views over Salisbury.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR Stairs lead down to the lower ground floor where there is a further two rooms, currently occupied as a home gym and study with direct access onto the garden. The rooms could be utilised for several different purposes including a TV room, Snug, family room or additional bedrooms.

FIRST FLOOR On the first floor the property enjoys three generous size double rooms, two of which are served by en-suites. The master bedroom has a good size dressing area which was originally bedroom number 5, the property could easily be converted back to 5 bedrooms with the simple erection of a partition wall and additional door. Completing the first floor accommodation is the family bathroom. Stairs lead to a further ilarge bedroom suite which is situated over the double garage and also served by an en-suite.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a generous size tarmacadam driveway which provides ample off road parking for several vehicles leading to the double garage. To the front of the property is a perfectly manicured lawn with steps leading down to an area laid to paving for outside relaxation. Side access links around to the rear of the property via a gate.

To the rear of the property is a beautifully landscaped garden which enjoys some of the best Cathedral views in the city. The garden benefits from the properties elevated position with several seating areas making the most of the enviable position. Abutting the immediate rear of the property and accessed directly off of the dining room is a generous expanse of patio which provides the perfect entertaining space during the summer months. Steps lead down to the remainder of the garden which is laid to lawn with mature flower and shrubbery borders.

DIRECTIONS From Salisbury proceed South along Exeter Street over the roundabout into Newbridge Road. Turn right at the traffic lights and left into Harnham Road. Take the second turning on the left into the Old Blandford Road and continue up the hill taking the turning on the right into Bishops Drive immediately after the bus stop. Follow the road round to the left and the property will be found towards the end on the right hand side before the road bends to the left.

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