Lower Road, Quidhampton


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial, detached, period property with a delightful south-facing garden.

Entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, rear lobby, four double bedrooms, dressing room/bedroom five, bathroom, en suite bathroom, shower room, garden, double garage and off-street parking.

Situated in the heart of the village of Quidhampton, The Old Schoolhouse is an attractive, substantial detached property with very well-proportioned rooms and a very pleasant atmosphere within. Internally there are several rooms with exposed ceiling beams whilst to the rear lies an attractively planted, south-facing, enclosed garden. The property started life in 1858 as the village school before closing around 1880. From then it was used as a commercial premises until it was converted to a private residence in 1994/5 when our client purchased it. It has been a much loved home ever since.

Quidhampton is a small and popular village that lies some 2 miles west of the cathedral city of Salisbury with some local amenities including a public house and village hall. Day to day shopping and amenities can be found in the adjoining town of Wilton which has an excellent range of facilities including shops, restaurants, doctor s surgeries and a weekly market, amongst others. A more comprehensive range of shopping, leisure, cultural, educational facilities and the mainline station to London Waterloo (journey time approximately 90 minutes) can be found in Salisbury. There is a regular bus service between the two.

The house is approached from the village road via a pavioured drive, this leads to the:


With a tiled floor, ceiling spotlights and a wooden door opening into the:


Wide and welcoming with space for some pieces of furniture, a wooden laminate floor, telephone point, hatch to loft space and stairs leading to the first floor landing.


Fitted with a white suite of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with monobloc tap, tiled splash backs and a wall mounted mirror above.


A very spacious and atmospheric room, with wooden laminated flooring, five wall light points, a useful deep, drinks cupboard and a door to the:


A very practical space fitted with a good range of high and low level storage units and built in shelving with space and plumbing for a washing machine. High level electric trip switches and a door to a rear courtyard.


This is very useful ancillary storage space with built in shelving and an understairs storage cupboard containing a safe.


A charming room which manages to be both cosy and light at the same time. At one end of the room is an impressive, marble effect, wooden fire surround with a gas fire set in and a built in dresser to one side. Exposed ceiling beams, four wall light points . There is a second area which is very light having many windows and a set of glazed double doors opening on to the garden. A good range of built in bookshelves, two wall light points.


Of generous proportions with a wide range of high and low level, wooden fronted storage units with a built in, eye-level fridge, built-in eye-level electric AEG double oven and an undercounter NEFF microwave. The worktop incorporates a 1 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit (with mixer taps over) and two two-ring gas hobs and one halogen hob (with extractor hood over). Tiled splashbacks, under-unit lighting, television and FM points, ceilings spotlights and a wide window overlooking the garden. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher, telephone point.

From the entrance hall, stairs lead to the first floor which has exposed ceiling beams, display shelving, built-in linen cupboard and a built-in airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank and slatted shelving.


This is a generous double room with windows on three sides, television and FM points and a useful deep storage cupboard.


Fitted with a coloured suite of low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with mixer tap and handheld shower attachment over. Tiled splashbacks, wall mounted mirror, Linolite and shaver point. Wall mounted shelving and a medicine cabinet.


Overlooking the garden, this has two, deep built in double wardrobes.


The principal bedroom of the house, this has three windows overlooking the garden and three built in double wardrobes. Telephone point, television and FM points and a hatch to the loft space. Ceiling spotlights and door to the:


Fitted with a coloured suite of low-level WC, pedestal wash basin (with tiled splashbacks, wall mounted mirror, Linolite and shaver point above), bath with monobloc tap and a fully enclosed shower cubicle with a mixer shower. Wall mounted medicine cabinet, extractor fan, tiled splashbacks and ceiling spotlights. There is also a built-in airing cupboard with a hot water tank and slatted shelving.

From the first-floor landing stairs continue up to the second-floor past deep display shelves and attractive, exposed wall and ceiling timbers and a hatch to a further loft space.


A double bedroom built slightly into the eaves of the property with built in wardrobes, attractive far reaching views, eaves storage space and views over adjoining properties to the river and the water meadows beyond.


Fitted with a coloured suite of low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, enclosed shower cubicle with Mira electric shower. Tiled splashbacks, wall mounted mirror, Linolite and shaver point and some exposed beams.


Another double bedroom set into the eaves of the property with exposed beams, tiled and groove panelling, television point and ceiling spotlights.


To the front of the property is an area of off-street parking and this leads to the DOUBLE GARAGE. This has a wooden electric, double doors, a pedestrian door to the garden and a wall mounted Ideal, gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water. To the rear of the property and accessed either through the garage or via a gate to the side of property, is the appealing, enclosed garden. This faces south and has been very carefully planted to provide colour and interest all year around with mature flowering plants, shrubs and specimen trees. There are various areas in which to sit out and two awnings. To one side of the property is a useful enclosed courtyard area which provides discreet storage space for bins etc.


Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage are available.


BT.com suggests that maximum speeds of 50Mb are available with Superfast Fibre broadband through BT.




Band G. Charge for 2019/2020 - £2,995.00




By appointment only please through Myddelton & Major, 49 High Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PD.

Tel 01722 337575


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Our Reference: 18960.190531

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