High Street, Salisbury

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A South facing Grade II* Listed property, currently a mixed use investment with a favourable pre-application. Centrally located within the city, with uninterrupted views of the Cathedral, parking for 19 cars and gardens of approximately 0.4 of an acre.

Close Gate House was built towards the end of the 17th century, possibly by a Dr John Ballard. As one would expect there have been a number of changes over the last 300 years, however, the main the property remains particularly unspoiled and throughout there are some very appealing period details, including a particularly ornate 18th century plaster ceiling in what would have been the first floor drawing room.

Currently the property is arranged as cellular offices on the ground and first floors, while the second floor is a self-contained three bedroom apartment. Including the extensive cellars the property totals 6,107 ft. with potential to create further usable accommodation in the attics, subject to any consents.

From the first and second floors of the property there are the most wonderful uninterrupted views south to the spectacular Cathedral and the Cathedral Close in general.

The properties current owner has a favourable pre-application for change of use to a single dwelling, the proposed layout provides five reception rooms, eight bedrooms and six bath or shower rooms. - subject to planning consents.

Square Footage: 6,107 ft.

Acreage: 0.41 Acres

Existing tenancies - The property has been successfully let over the last 25 years as a multi-occupied mixed office and residential investment by the current owner. The combination of the central location, building character and on-site exclusive parking underpin future letting potential.

The property is currently producing a total income of £67,650pa with a potential income of £79,600pa if the vacant ground floor suite is re-let at £11,950pa. The income is split between commercial £39,700pa, residential £17,400pa and parking income £10,550pa. A schedule of tenancies is available upon request.

A more central and private location would be hard to find as the property is accessed from the High Street, just before the High Street gate which leads into the Cathedral Close. Immediately in front of the property there is a surfaced yard with parking for 19 cars, whilst beyond the house there are landscaped gardens and two stunning summer houses, all of which is bordered by the medieval Close wall.

In this highly sought-after Conservation Area, within the beautiful Cathedral city of Salisbury, the house stands just outside the gates to the Cathedral Close and is a short level walk to the famous Market Square (still holding twice-weekly markets). The city offers a wide selection of shops, restaurants, arts and recreational facilities. Salisbury train station is 0.6 mile (London Waterloo from 90 minutes).

Racing is available at Salisbury Racecourse and Wincanton and golf at South Wilts Golf Club and High Post. This area is renowned for its fishing on the River Avon, Test and outlying chalk streams.

There is a wide selection of both state and private schools in the area, including Salisbury Cathedral School, Chafyn Grove and Godolphin, as well as Bishop Wordsworth and South Wilts Grammar Schools.

The A303 provides access to the south west and London, via the M3.

01722 238120

Myddelton & Major

49 High Street, Salisbury

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