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Salisbury Street, Mere, Warminster - £395,000 For Sale

Property Details

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Hiding behind a misleading facade is this absolute gem of a property that provides a spacious and light interior,which will certainly bring a smile to many potential buyers and offers three/four double bedrooms. This delightful grade II listed mid terraced double fronted stone town house is situated in the conservation area of the well served small Wiltshire town of Mere. The property is just a short walk to the town's amenities, which include a museum, library, surgery, dentist, post office and fire station. There are also a good selection of shops and pubs. Salisbury is approximately 25 miles away. There is a main line train station in Gillingham, which is a ten minute drive away. The property dates to the 1700s and is believed to have numerous usages, from a public house to a boot makers shop. The property has been the very much cherished and enjoyed home to the selling family for the last four years. During this time it has been well maintained and updated with a new gas boiler and electrics. This lovely home retains many character features, such as the original glass in the sash windows, original fireplaces in the bedrooms, exposed floorboards and flagstones. There is also a cellar that could be made into a den or cinema room and the attic could be transformed in a main bedroom suite. Viewing is essential to see how this property could meet your needs.


Ground Floor


Timber front door with spy hole opens into the hall. Recessed ceiling light. Part wood panelled walls. Mat well. Exposed floorboards. Part glazed door opens into the:-

Sitting Room (7.59m'' x 3.71m'' / 24'11'' x 12'2'')

Maximum measurements - Enjoying a double aspect with large window to the front and overlooking the rear garden. Part glazed door opening to the rear garden. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Two radiators. Power and television points. Old brick fireplace and fireplace with flagstone hearth and wood burner. Storage cupboard with the electrical consumer unit. Cupboard housing the meters. Fitted with display/book shelves. Exposed floorboards. Stairs rising to the first floor and opening to the:-

Kitchen (3.63m'' x 1.88m'' / 11'11'' x 6'2'')

Pane glass window with tiled sill and view over the rear garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Wall mounted gas fired combination central heating boiler with Hive control. Power points. Wall shelves. Fitted with a range kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit and eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer and slot in cooker. Quarry tiled floor. Door to the cellar and opening to the:-

Dining Room (3.58m'' x 2.90m'' / 11'9'' x 9'6'')

Sash window to the front with decorative surround. Radiator. Power points. Old brick fireplace. Exposed floorboards.


Cellar (2.82m'' x 3.66m / 9'3'' x 12')

Approximate measurements - steps lead down to the cellar with lighting. Original flooring. Old entry for the beer barrels. Potential to develop into a den/cinema room.

First Floor


Pane glass window to the rear. Ceiling light. Part wood panelled walls. Exposed floorboards. Door to the stairs rising to the second floor.

Main Bedroom (3.63m'' x 3.56m'' / 11'11'' x 11'8'')

Sash window to the front of the property. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Exposed floorboards.

Bedroom Two (3.63m'' x 3.81m'' / 11'11'' x 12'6'')

Maximum, measurements - Sash window to the rear with treetop views and over the garden. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Part wood panelled walls. Radiator. Power points. Original fireplace. Exposed floorboards.

Bedroom Three (3.61m'' x 3.10m'' / 11'10'' x 10'2'')

Sash window to the front. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Original fireplace with stone hearth. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Exposed floorboards.

Shower Room

Sash window to the rear aspect. Ceiling light. Part wood panelled walls. Radiator. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash back and mirror over. Tiled shower area. Linen cupboard. Door to over stairs space with plumbing for a washing machine. Vinyl flooring.

Second Floor

Hobbies Room/Bedroom (3.89m'' x 6.15m'' / 12'9'' x 20'2'')

Measurement to the chimney breasts and between the beams - additional floor space in eaves. Galleried room with four skylights to the rear with views over rooftops to the downs and to the side with countryside views. Power points. Butler style sink. Exposed timbers. Currently used as a hobbies/studio.


Garden and Parking

To the rear of the property there is a large flagstone seating area with shrub and flower beds, log store and access to the cellar (barrels), a path or shallow steps rise to the main garden, which has a path leading to the end and flanked by lawn. There are trees plus beds planted with a variety of shrubs and flowers plus an ornamental pond. At the end of the garden there is a large original brick built store (8'2'' x 9'8'') with light and power. The garden is fully enclosed, mostly by stone walls with climbing roses and enjoys a sunny and private aspect. A gate at the bottom of the garden opens to the parking space. There is a cost of £25 per annum for this facility. Vehicular access to the parking is off North Street.


From the Gillingham Office

Follow the road down the High Street until you reach the junction. Turn right and as you approach the 'co-operative roundabout', take the first exit heading towards Mere. At the next roundabout proceed straight over and go through the village of Milton on Stour continuing towards Mere. At the end of the road turn right heading into Mere. Proceed through the town onto Salisbury Street, where the property will be found on the left hand side opposite the lecture hall.