A rare opportunity to purchase a substantial Grade II listed period home within a short level walk of Amesbury village centre boasting a wealth of characterful accommodation, a self-contained annexe and stunning views across neighbouring meadows.
Occupying a discreet positon in the heart of the ever popular village of Amesbury is Old Viney House. The home itself has been sympathetically renovated and refurbished, in the main part, by the current sellers including the creation of a self-contained annexe. The accommodation is versatile spacious throughout and boasts a wealth of charming character features.
Upon entering the home the size and scale is immediately apparent. The main home comprises wonderful dining hall with exposed wooden flooring and an original stone fireplace with a log burning stove. Beyond is the stunning luxury kitchen with a comprehensive range of bespoke wooden wall and base units under solid granite work surfaces with Miele integrated appliances. The adjoining utility/boot room has a door to the side garden and is fitted to the same specification as the kitchen. The formal sitting room has a wonderful dual aspect, mullion windows and a stone feature fireplace. The rear lobby provides an excellent study space. Spiral stairs lead up to the first floor.
Beyond the formal sitting room there is further accommodation that has yet to be renovated. this part of the home is a link to the self-contained annexe and has a front and rear entrance. There is a lobby area with original wooden wall panelling, a reception room beyond with a fireplace and two further rooms to the rear. The ideal space to create another annexe, snug, office, playroom or media room There is a second staircase leading to the two of the four first floor bedrooms.
On the first floor there are currently four double bedrooms. The master bedroom is of particular note with a light and airy dual aspect, exposed floorboards and an original stone fireplace. The bathroom has been beautifully appointed and services all the bedrooms. There are another two bedrooms on the second floor. There is vast loft space that is prime for further conversion.
The self-contained annexe has been finished with quality and comfort in mind. There is a private entrance that gives way to an entrance hall, the modern bathroom is beyond. The ground floor is a wonderful open plan space with a stylish hand crafted kitchen with integrated Miele appliances and a range cooker. Beyond the open plan space is ample for a large dining and seating area with French doors leading to the rear garden. There is a storage mezzanine above the living area. The bedroom is accessed up a bespoke solid oak staircase on a second mezzanine.
Amesbury, the home of Stonehenge, is a small, historic town situated on the River Avon and bordering the beautiful and very highly sought after Woodford Valley.
The town offers traditional amenities which include supermarkets, independent shops, banks and a doctors surgery and there is also a weekly market (Wednesday) and monthly country market. For those with an interest in history, there is a fascinating museum, the World Heritage Stonehenge site and miles of interesting walks through the Millennium pathways and around the surrounding landscape. The Cathedral City of Salisbury is only about 8 miles to the south with its excellent shopping, educational and recreational amenities.
Transport links provide a huge draw to the area with easy access to the A303 as well as to the mainline railway station in Salisbury providing direct access to London Waterloo.
To the front there is parking for multiple vehicles on a the shingled driveway. The walled boundary offers a feeling of seclusion.
There is a side garden that is laid to lawn with floral beds and borders. There is a kitchen garden, greenhouse and timber shed.
The rear garden is laid to lawn and boasts a sunny south westerly aspect with uninterrupted views over neighbouring meadows.
Believed to date back to 1570, and reputedly the oldest house in Amesbury, with further additions in the 18th Century. The stone used in the building is said to have originated from the nearby Benedictine Abbey in Amesbury and was recovered at the time of the dissolution of the monasteries
Detached Period House
Grade II Listed
Backing onto Meadows