4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
Folkestone Road, Harnham *VIDEO TOUR*>
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- Sought after Harnham location
- No through road
- Lovingly modernised
- Original Victorian features
- Fantastic views of Salisbury Cathedral
- En-suite to the main bedroom
- Well-maintained exterior
*WATCH THE VIDEO TOUR* Boasting one of Salisbury's most sought after positions, this semi-detached family home has been lovingly arranged over three floors, and has been modernised and adapted to create a contemporary haven for any prospective purchaser. The interior carefully entwines the modernity of practical family living, all-the-while offering hints of the remaining Victorian elegance, from the profound bay frontage to the original fireplaces that are dotted throughout the accommodation. Downstairs the property consists of a large reception room with its window bay at the front and dual chimney breasts. This leads to a wonderfully bright hand-crafted kitchen with pleasing extended views, fitted with integrated appliances and recently serviced boiler. Upstairs on the first floor there are three bedrooms, one of which is currently being utilised as a home office, as well as an intelligently designed family bathroom. This is fitted with both a luxurious walk-in rainfall shower, as well as an elegant roll-top bath with floor-mounted mixer taps. Ascending further, the main bedroom and its en-suite resides on the second floor. With its two large Velux windows to the front aspect, anybody looking out will be hit with an overwhelming sense of grandeur as they cast their eyes towards to the Salisbury Cathedral and the extended view of the city below. Likewise in the rear garden, as well as presenting a pleasing private lawn space and ideal decking area for entertaining, the plot offers a unique view of Old Sarum only given to those on Folkstone Road. This further reaffirms the property's impressive position as it overlooks the city.
As you travel west along Harnham Road (A3094), Folkstone Road can be found on your left hand side, a short way past the Harnham Tennis Club. As you travel up the road, the property will be found on the right hand side towards as you approach the end of the road.
Front door with stained-glass embellishments leads to the ground floor hallway. Gives access to the sitting/dining room to the right, and the stairs to the first floor straight ahead.
Sitting/Dining Room - 11' 0'' x 24' 0'' (3.35m x 7.31m)
Carpeted reception room with bay window to the front and sash windows to the rear and side aspects. Has two chimney breasts, one housing a woodburner with accompanying black marble hearth and timber mantlepiece. The other is home to a feature cast iron fireplace with adjoining timber mantlepiece and black marble hearth. Understairs cupboard and corner cupboard unit to store the electric box.
Kitchen - 9' 1'' x 11' 6'' (2.77m x 3.50m)
Tiled flooring with window to the side with views towards Old Sarum and double patio doors to the rear garden. Offers high and low cupboard units with adjoining granite worktops and splashback tiling and integrated wine rack. Ceramic sink basin with worktop indentation drainer, integrated Whirlpool dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer and washer/drier. Chimney breast with fitted Stoves cooker with five ring gas hob.
First Floor Landing
Soft carpeted stairs introduce you to the first floor landing. An extended hallway with exposed wooden floorboards. Gives access to three bedrooms and the family bathroom.
Bedroom Two - 9' 1'' x 11' 4'' (2.77m x 3.45m)
Carpeted bedrooms space with sash window to the front aspect. Chimney breast with cast iron feature fireplace.
Bedroom Three - 8' 9'' x 11' 6'' (2.66m x 3.50m)
Carpeted bedroom space with sash window to the rear aspect. Chimney breast with cast iron feature fireplace.
Bedroom Four/Study - 6' 2'' x 8' 4'' (1.88m x 2.54m)
Carpeted bedroom/study space with window to the side aspect. This room is currently being utilised as an office by the vendors.
Wood effect tiles with glazed sash window to the rear aspect. Offers a walk-in shower unit with rainfall shower head, roll top bath with floor mounted mixer taps, a WC, a wash basin with practical cabinet below, an extractor fan, and a heated towel rail. All surrounded with pleasant splashback wall tiling.
Main Bedroom - 16' 3'' x 10' 7'' (4.95m x 3.22m)
Soft carpeted stairs from the first floor landing open to the main bedroom on the top floor. An eaved bedroom space with double Velux windows with extended views over Salisbury Cathedral. Gives access to the en-suite.
En-suite - 6' 8'' x 4' 7'' (2.03m x 1.40m)
Wood effect high-density laminate flooring with velux window above. Splashback tiling and attractive wood panelling at the perimeter. Offers a walk-in shower unit, WC, and wash basin with cabinet below. Gives access to the boarded loft space via cladding cut out.
To the front, the plot boasts attractive period cast iron frontage with exposed brickwork pillars. This encloses a small patio, ideal for potted plants. To the rear, the patio doors from the kitchen open to a raised decking space, perfect for entertaining, with views towards Old Sarum to the north. Decked steps lead to an enclosed lawn space with shingle paths and flower beds at the perimeter, and a Cotswold Green shed to the rear. There is also side access to the front of the property via timber garden gate.
The property is situated in the popular area of Harnham which is within walking distance of the historic cathedral city of Salisbury and Salisbury District Hospital (approximately 5 minutes drive). Local facilities include a Marks and Spencer's food shop at the nearby garage on the Downton Road and a Nisa general store a little further on. Harnham Primary school is located in Hollows Close, only a short walk away. Salisbury has extensive shopping facilities, a thriving market and a good range of amenities including supermarkets, high street shops, copious restaurants, pubs and bars, the theatre, the arts centre, a cinema and both state and private educational facilities. Leisure and recreational facilities include the Five Rivers Leisure Centre, private members gymnasiums, golf club and recreation grounds and three tennis clubs, (one of which is close by). Salisbury train station offers direct commuter links to London Waterloo and the West Country. Additionally, Salisbury is well-positioned to offer great road links to the coastal cities of Southampton and Bournemouth, as well as routes into the New Forest.
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