Hope House, Lower Road
Property SummaryA handsome and characterful village home which is beautifully presented throughout, yet offering further scope (subject to consent). Hope House is a Grade II listed property with a great level of accommodation and bursting with character features, married with modern fittings, all of which can only be appreciated by an internal viewing. Accommodation comprises double width reception space with feature inglenook fireplace, 7.65m kitchen/breakfast room, fitted with high quality units and very useful utility/larder cupboard, four bedrooms and well fitted bathroom. Visitors will note character features throughout the house with wall and ceiling beams, fireplaces and sash windows, creating a lovely character feel without compromising modern living. Outside Hope House has a very generous flat garden with a southerly aspect, there is also a substantial outbuilding (5m x 3.15m) which could be easily upgraded to create a generous garage/hobby room as well as an area of land which could be turned in to off road parking (subject to consent). The location is a great balance of village life yet being very conveniently positioned for Salisbury city centre and the historic town of Wilton, yet with open countryside on your doorstep. This is a rare opportunity to acquire such a high quality period home in this fantastic location, an early internal viewing is essential.
Proceed to Lower Road following the road through the village where Hope House can be found on the opposite side of the road to The White Horse public house and Sovereign Close.
Sitting Room (4.3m x 4.75m max)
Front Door. Sash window to front with original shutters (currently painted in position). Impressive inglenook fireplace with exposed brickwork and stone hearth. Feature beam work, wall lights, column radiator.
Sitting/Dining Room (4m x 4.35m)
Sash window to front aspect original shutters (currently painted in position). Column radiator. Exposed ceiling beams and wall lights. Full height under stairs cupboard with stripped wooden door.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room (7.65m ext to 8.97m x 2.1m)
Laid out in two sections:
Kitchen area with a matching range of ‘Mereway’ shaker style wall and base units with granite worksurface, inset sink unit with mixer taps. Space for range style cooker and American style fridge/freezer. Integral dishwasher. Tiled splashbacks and travertine flooring. Vaulted ceiling with Velux style windows and spotlights. Full height double utility/larder cupboard with space for washing machine and tumble dryer as well as generous levels of shelving.
Step down to dining area with stable door and window to rear garden. Radiator. Travertine flooring. Low level cupboards. Ceiling spotlights.
First Floor Landing
Stairs to second floor. Window to rear garden. Full height cupboard housing Worcester gas boiler and providing generous levels of storage (1.6m x 0.75m).
Bedroom One (4.45m x 5m reducing to 3m)
Lovely characterful room with casement window to front aspect, exposed feature fireplace with wooden mantle and full height cupboard to one side. Exposed ceiling beams and inset ceiling spotlights.
Bedroom Two (3.35m x 2.4m)
Window to front aspect. Radiator. Built in double wardrobe. Exposed ceiling beams and spotlights.
Bathroom (1.9m x 2m)
White contemporary suite comprising pedestal basin, WC and double ended bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Tiled splashbacks and slate style flooring. Double radiator, window to rear, exposed beams and ceiling spotlights.
Second Floor Landing
Exposed ceiling beams and ceiling spotlights.
Bedroom Three (3.65m x 2.62m)
Another room full of character and charm. With exposed ‘A’ frame beam and raised niche bulkhead area (currently used as a reading den) with spotlight. Window to front aspect. Double radiator. Low level eave storage cupboards.
Bedroom Four (2.75m x 2.6m)
Window to front. Exposed ceiling beams. Range of low-level eave cupboards and ceiling spotlights.
To the front of the property is a small area of garden laid to shingle and enclosed by mid-height wall. terracotta tiled pathway to the front door and mature Laurel hedgerow to the side. A short distance from the front door is a large brick outbuilding (measuring 5m x 3.15m internally). Believed to be a former stable, the building is double height with a pitched roof, currently used as very dry storage the building does require some modernization but could easily be used as a garage. Adjacent to the outbuilding is an area of land currently enclosed by a high-level wall (measuring 5m x 2.25m approximately) which could be converted into private parking (subject to consent).
The rear garden is very well enclosed and private with a southerly aspect. The garden stretches to around 150ft in length with various ‘zones’. Immediately outside the kitchen door is a large patio area with some mature planting, shaped gravel pathway leads past mulched flower beds to a lengthy area of lawn which continues past raised vegetable plots/borders. At the far end of the garden is a further paved area along with a storage/working area with space for a garden shed etc.