Burcombe, Wiltshire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
An Attractive 3 Bed Cottage With Further Potential, Enjoying Far Reaching Rural Views Within Easy Reach Of the Cathedral City Of Salisbury


Wilton 1.8 miles, Salisbury 5.5 miles, A303 10 miles, Shaftesbury 16 miles, Southampton 29 miles Mainline Train Stations: Salisbury to London/Waterloo 90 minutes. International Airports: Southampton 30 miles, Bournemouth 30 miles. Shepherds Cottage is situated on the edge of the desirable village of Burcombe and occupies an attractive, elevated position, enjoying far reaching rural views. The property benefits from good communication links with the nearby A30 providing ready access to Salisbury to the east and Shaftesbury to the west. Mainline train services are available from Salisbury and Tisbury.


There is an excellent range of schools in the Salisbury area including Bishop Wordsworth and South Wilts Grammar Schools, plus a host of private schools including: Godolphin, Chafyn Grove, Leaden Hall and Cathedral School with St Marys to the west. Wilton has its own pre-school and a C of E primary. Further details for independents can be obtained from isc.co.uk or via schoolsearch.co.uk. More comprehensive state school information can be obtained via the local authority at wilts.gov.uk.


The nearby market town of Wilton provides a good range of services including a post office, health centre, pharmacy, express supermarket, public houses, church and a primary school with more comprehensive shopping, sporting, cultural and education facilities found in Salisbury. Good walking and cycling opportunities abound from the property with The New Forest National Park to the south east providing further recreational activities. Sailing and water sports are available along the south coast within 40 minutes drive. Horseracing is at Salisbury with Wincanton and Bath to the north west. Fishing can be enjoyed on the River Avon nearby on licence via private clubs and organisations. Golf can be enjoyed at Highpost and Salisbury & South Wilts. See www.wiltshire.gov.uk for further information.


Shepherds Cottage is an individual detached property enjoying attractive rural views over the adjoining countryside. Constructed of part brick, stone and rendered elevations under a tiled roof the property extends to some 2,592 ft2 (GEA) providing accommodation arranged over two floors. The cottage is offered to the market for the first time in over 45 years and whilst the property has benefited from some modernisation it still retains much of its character and charm. The gardens are a particular feature of the cottage with well stocked beds, an ornamental fish pond, patio area and a mainly level rear lawn. Approached from the A30, a tarmac driveway offers ample parking with a single garage for storage.


Individual detached cottage(2,592 ft2)

3 bedrooms

Aga kitchen & breakfast room

Sitting room with fire place

Dining room & study

Family bathroom & W.C

2 shower rooms

Boot room/utility


Mature rear lawned garden with patio area & ornamental pond

Off road parking & garage with potential (S.T.P)

Attractive rural views

In all the land amounts to about 0.25 acres


Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and OS plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Services have not been tested. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Local Authority Wiltshire County Council Tel: 0300 456 0100

Council Tax Band F

Services Mains electricity. Private water and drainage to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically by separate negotiation.


From Salisbury head west on the A30 signposted towards Shaftesbury. Continue through Wilton and proceed for approximately 1.3 miles. On passing the turning to Burcombe village, Shepherds Cottage will be found after a short distance on your right as indicated by the agents sale board. See location plan for alternative route Postcode SP2 0EF

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