Alderbury, Salisbury

£295,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Located towards the end of a no-through road, Shelwood is an attractive, cottage-like detached 1930s bungalow of excellent proportions with huge potential to update, extend and improve.

Arranged off a central hallway, the accommodation is both light and airy with a generous living room/dining room with bay window, three double bedrooms (bedroom 1 with bay window), kitchen and shower room. There is a good sized roof space/attic which is insulated and partly boarded. The property is fully double glazed and heated by a number of electric panel heaters.

Although dated, Shelwood has been well maintained; the kitchen has been remodelled and refitted with modern units and the large bathroom has been remodelled and refitted as a shower room.

To the front is a small, private lawned garden, enclosed with a mature hedgerow and shrubs. There is also a drive giving off road parking and access to a single attached garage. The rear garden is an excellent size, extremely private, with a large lawn, flower beds, shrubs, vegetable garden and a timber summer house.

The village of Alderbury is situated approximately three miles to the south east of the cathedral city of Salisbury, to the east of the River Avon and is on the edge of the New Forest. Local facilities include a village hall, a primary school, two shops (one of which is a post office), two public houses and tennis and football clubs. Salisbury offers a comprehensive range of shopping, recreational, cultural, educational and medical amenities including a theatre, cinema and arts centre. Salisbury's main line station serves London (Waterloo) (journey time approximately 90 minutes) and the West Country and there are good road links to Southampton (27 miles) and Eastleigh Airport via the A36 and the M27 and London via the M3.

TENURE AND SERVICES: Tenure: Freehold. Local Authority: Wiltshire Council. Council Tax Band D - £1,719.51 for year 2018/19. Mains electricity, water and drainage connected. Heating: electric - storage and panel heaters. Windows: Fully double glazed.

From the cathedral city of Salisbury proceed along the A36 Southampton Road. Follow the road until reaching the entrance to the dual

carriageway and turn right (signposted Alderbury) onto the Clarendon Road. Continue to the brow of the hill passing the Green Dragon on the left-hand side; the road becomes the Southampton Road. Continue for a short distance turning right into Rectory Road with the village hall on your right-hand side. Shelwood can be found two-thirds of the way down on the right-hand side, clearly identified by the Baxters For Sale sign.

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