West Grimstead, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3RF | Property for sale | Savills
3,164 sq ft(293.95 sq m)
Guide price £1,700,000(€1,984,679)

West GrimsteadSalisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3RF

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Handsome mid 19th century Victorian house.
  • 5 bedrooms in the main house with an attached 1 bedroom annex.
  • Beautiful rural views.
  • Attractive mature garden.
  • Car port with garage.

A handsome mid-19th century former Rectory, with attached annex and beautiful rural outlook.

About this property

  • This handsome Victorian house was built in the 1850s by the renowned architect, Samuel Sanders Teulon. It has classic gothic features with a wonderfully steep gable roof, large sash windows, most of which have working internal shutters. While the house is predominantly painted white, the east facing wall remains exposed with beautiful polychrome banded brickwork. The house does share a party wall with a cottage that was formally used for domestic staff when it was the Rectory. This is not part of the sale and well hidden behind a garden wall. The porched front door leads into a generous hallway with oak flooring with a coffered ceiling and a delightful corner fireplace with brick surround. Further along, the hall leads to an attractive arched garden door.

    Off to the left is a sitting room with a working fire place, coffered ceiling and a sash window looking out to the front of the house. The other side of the hall leads to the drawing room with a large bay window overlooking the garden. There is a working fireplace with stone surround and mantlepiece. The kitchen/breakfast room boasts lovely views of the garden,with ornate French doors with side lights leading out to the terrace. There are floor and wall mounted cupboards, a double butler's sink, Aga (gas mains) and an electric oven and hob for the summer months. The dining room has duel aspects of the garden, an attractive fireplace with mantlepiece and a coffered ceiling. The utility room also doubles up as a guest WC. Built in cupboards house the washing machine, tumble dryer and a fridge/ freezer. The boiler room is accessed externally. The staircase, with intricately carved banisters leads to a generous first floor landing. The principle bedroom has great ceiling heights with views overlooking the garden. It has a dressing room and en suite bathroom with a bath, an enclosed shower, WC, sink and a box room. There are a further four double bedrooms. The family bathroom has a large enclosed shower, WC and sink. The Annexe was built in 2000 and comprises of a well-proportioned sitting room with French doors leading to the garden. The separate kitchen has an electric oven, gas hob and sink. There is a double bedroom and a shower room with WC.

    The front of the house has a gated gravel circular driveway. The carport was built in 2020 has automatic lighting and space for two cars. One port has doors to form a garage. The immaculate gardens, extending to approximately 1.02 acres in total, are predominantly lawn with an open paddock area. There are herbaceous borders, a beach hedge and several species of mature trees including a substantial Sequoioideae Redwood. The spectacular views from the rear of the house are of uninterrupted countryside and a chalk ridgeway beyond owned by the National Trust, Pepperbox Hill.

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A handsome mid-19th century Rectory, with beautiful rural outlook

Ed Seth-SmithProperty agent

Local information

  • West Grimstead is a quiet rural village on the edge of the renowned Bentley Wood. This large, nationally important nature reserve is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is a haven for wildlife. It provides extensive riding and walking over approximately 2000 acres. The village itself has an activecommunity, with the village hall organising regular events throughout the year. It also has a Grade II listed church. The neighbouring villages have a wide selection of amenities.
  • The adjacent village Alderbury has a shop, post office, pub and a tennis club. The pub at Farley is within walking distance from the property. Grateley train station is about 12 miles north, from where trains to London Waterloo take approximately 85 minutes. The beautiful Cathedral city of Salisbury offers a wide selection of shops, restaurants, arts and recreational facilities. Trains from Salisbury to London Waterloo have a journey time of approximately 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.The A303 provides access to the south west and London, via the M3. 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.
  • All distances and travel times are approximate.

Additional information

  • TENURE : Freehold
  • LOCAL AUTHORITY : Wiltshire Council 0300 456 0100
  • SERVICES : Mains water, electricity and drainage. Gas (Mains fed) central heating.
  • FIXTURES & FITTINGS : Please note that, unless specifically mentioned, all fixtures and fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.
  • OUTGOINGS : The property is subject to Council Tax Band G
  • VIEWING : Strictly by appointment with sole agents Savills.
  • Directions: DIRECTIONS (SP5 3RT) Leave Salisbury on the A36. Join the dual carriage-way until you see the sign and turning for West Grimstead. Following the Grimstead Road to the village. Go passed Windwhistle Lane for a further 100 metres and the house in on the south side of the road. All distances and travel times are approximate.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G