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Saxonhurst, Downton, Salisbury
LOCATION Downton is a thriving large village lying 6 miles to the south of Salisbury, within the Avon Valley, close to the northern border of The New Forest. The village has a long and distinguished history as far back as the Iron Age with the 18th Century Moot as a landmark. With a village centre offering a small selection of shops and pubs, historic church, one of the main village events is the annual Cuckoo Fair, an evolution of the tradition of heralding the onset of fairer weather with the arrival of the cuckoo. One important element of village life is the Downton C of E Primary School, rated as Outstanding by Ofsted. The Cathedral City of Salisbury, has main line rail services to London Waterloo and a comprehensive range of facilities including shops, schools, college and cultural amenities, the renowned Salisbury Playhouse and Cathedral. Nearby Fordingbridge is a smaller country town with day to day facilities, in a charming setting on the banks of the River Avon. The New Forest National Park is a wildlife haven with wonderful outdoor pursuits which stretches as far as the Solent at its southern extremity. There are good road links with two important regional centres at Southampton, with its International Airport and Bournemouth/Poole. The M27 and its connection with Winchester via the M3 is found about 10 miles away, which links with all of the main south coast locations.
ENTRANCE HALLWAY The property is entranced via a wooden door to front aspect. Stairs lead to the first floor accommodation, coving and radiator.
CLOAKROOM Obscure double glazed window to front aspect. Suite comprising a wash hand basin with tiling to splash backs and a WC, radiator and tiled flooring.
STUDY Double glazed window to front aspect. A versatile room which could be utilised for a number of purposes including a home office, family room or additional living space. Radiator, coving.
KITCHEN Double glazed window to front and side aspect. A well equipped fitted kitchen comprising a matching range of wall and base units with work surfaces over incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with a mono block mixer tap over with tiling to splash backs. Bosch appliances including an electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, NEFF hob and cooker hood over, integrated fridge and freezer and breakfast bar.
UTILITY ROOM Double glazed door to front aspect and double glazed window to rear. Fitted wall and base units with work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer unit, floor mounted grant boiler, hatch providing access to the loft space, cloaks cupboard.
LIVING ROOM Double glazed window that provides an aspect over the garden with double glazed French doors that lead to the garden. The focal point of the room is a gas fireplace with stone surround and tiled hearth. Feature archway leads to the dining room. Coving. Radiator.
DINING ROOM The room provides ample space for a dining table and chairs, radiator, and double glazed window that provides an aspect over the garden. Coving.
LANDING Stairs lead from the entrance hallway. A generous size landing with a built in cupboard and doors providing access to the property's first floor accommodation.
MASTER BEDROOM Double glazed window to rear aspect, A large principal bedroom with two built in wardrobes with rails and shelving, radiator and coving.
EN-SUITE Double glazed window to side aspect. A well appointed suite comprising a shower cubicle with a wall mounted shower unit, vanity unit with an inset wash hand basin, WC, light and shaver point, radiator.
BEDROOM TWO A further generous size double bedroom with a double glazed window to rear aspect. Built in double wardrobe, radiator and coving.
BEDROOM THREE Double glazed window to front aspect. Double built in wardrobe, radiator and coving.
BEDROOM FOUR Double glazed window to front aspect. Built in cupboard, double built in wardrobe with a further built in cupboard. Radiator and coving.
BATHROOM Obscure double glazed window to front aspect. A well appointed suite comprising a bath with a wall mounted shower over, vanity unit with an inset wash hand basin, WC and radiator.
GARDENS The home enjoys a wonderful position in this popular cul-de-sac a short distance from Downton Village centre.
To the front of the home there is ample parking for multiple vehicles on the gravelled driveway leading to the double garage.
The gardens are situated to the front and rear of the property with an area laid to lawn to the side of the driveway. Abutting the immediate rear of the property is a generous expanse of paving which provides the perfect spot for summer entertaining and outside dining. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds which provide an attractive outlook from the property. Steps lead down to an area with a vegetable patch and a double composting facility. There is also an outside shed which is useful for garden furniture.
DOUBLE GARAGE Accessed via an electric up and over door. Power and light.