In a discreet village setting close to the heart of the thriving village community of Shrewton is this charming thatched cottage which has benefitted from historic extensions and modernisation over the years. The property enjoys many period features such as beamed ceilings, cottage doors and brick fireplaces. The property is entered via an open porch leading to a spacious 18ft reception room currently used as a dining room with wooden floors and a large feature fireplace. Opening off the dining room is the sitting room with beamed ceiling and a warming wood burning stove. The room enjoys a double aspect with a glass panel door leading to the patio and two porthole windows either side of the fireplace. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units with ample space for freestanding appliances and additional room for white goods in the adjacent utility room. A cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.
Stairs lead to the first floor landing where there is space for an open study. The three generous double bedrooms, each with built-in storage, share a family bathroom.
Shrewton is a highly popular chalk stream village in the heart of Salisbury Plain, offering an array of local amenities including two doctors’ surgeries, a Co-operative convenience store, village primary school, butcher, hairdresser, petrol station, garage and friendly local pub. The nearby town of Amesbury offers further amenities including a choice of supermarkets, dentists, a library, restaurants and plenty of local shops, bakeries, pubs. The cathedral city of Salisbury is 11 miles to the south and provides a comprehensive choice of schooling, further shopping, restaurants, leisure facilities and a theatre. Local communications are excellent, with the A303 easily accessible (London/Exeter) and a mainline train station at Salisbury serving London Waterloo in approx. 85 minutes.
Located on a semi-rural village no through road, the property is accessed via a gravel drive with parking for several cars to the front which is surrounded by mature hedges and shrubs. A side gate leads to the good size rear garden, with its lawn area enclosed by wooden panel fencing and tall hedges providing a feeling of seclusion. The garden is set over several levels edged by low stone walls, rising to a wood shed at the rear. Adjacent to the house there is a paved stone patio area, ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining with steps rising through a rockery to the lawn. Beyond the sizeable rear garden is open farmland.