Alderbury Hill House offers over 10,000 sq. ft of beautifully appointed accommodation behind handsome red brick, tiled and timbered elevations, and three beautifully converted outbuildings, which currently serve as holiday lets and return a good rental income.
The property benefits from high ceilings and numerous attractive original details, while contemporary styling and modern fittings have been added, creating a stylish and spacious space for both living and entertaining. There are four reception rooms on the ground floor, as well as the stunning open-plan kitchen with electric AGA, an extensive range of appliances including a Heatrae Sadia boiling water tap, dining area and snug to the rear with wood burning stove. The light and airy L-shaped room is the heart of the home and welcomes plenty of natural light through seven sets of French doors, which open onto the rear terrace. Additionally there is an elegant drawing room, a formal dining room, a useful study and a comfortable sitting room, all of which are beautifully finished and presented.
On the first floor, the spacious principal bedroom has a Juliet balcony, its own dressing room and a large en-suite bathroom with dual washbasins, a freestanding bathtub and a separate rain shower. There are four further bedrooms, all of which are immaculate, all with their own en-suite bathrooms or shower rooms.
The property has six outbuildings, three of which have been converted to create three stunning holiday cottages, with views across the beautiful grounds. Each of the cottages has a fully equipped kitchen, with three of them featuring two bedrooms. The pool house has one double bedroom and a wonderful entertaining area which opens onto a south facing terrace which consists of 215 sqm of tumbled sand stone.
Alderbury Hill House is set in a rural position just outside Salisbury and close to the villages of Alderbury and Whaddon. Local amenities can be found in both villages, including a village store, a post office, a local pub and a primary school.
Further facilities and amenities are found in Salisbury. With its historic centre and famous cathedral, Salisbury is a delightful city. There is a superb choice of shopping and leisure facilities, plus a fine selection of pubs, cafés and restaurants, as well as several excellent schools, including the outstanding rated Bishop Wordsworth’s Church of England Grammar School, South Wilts for Girls and the independent Godolphin Girls School and Salisbury Cathedral School. Preparatory schools include Chafyn Grove School. Other nearby preparatory schools include Sandroyd School and Twyford School, while public schools nearby include Marlborough College, Sherborne School, Bryanston, Winchester, King Edwards and St Swithuns.
Salisbury’s mainline station offers regular services to London Waterloo, taking approximately 90 minutes, while the area is also well connected by road, with a network of A-roads nearby and the M27 12 miles away. Southampton airport is just over 20 miles away and Bournemouth airport 24 miles away.
The house and outbuildings are set in extensive, rolling grounds with magnificent views across the surrounding countryside. The driveway leads to a large gravel parking area at the front of the house, and further parking can be found round to the rear of the property, where the cottages and further outbuildings are situated.
The gardens and grounds, include extensive lawns and meadows, a large area of paved terracing of 250 sqm of limestone flagstones to the side and rear of the house, a swimming pool and a hard tennis court. The outbuildings include a large garage block with office facilities, a car barn and a stable block, with the grounds including paddocks for exercising horses.
The gardens and grounds all benefit from an integrated watering system and specialist lighting has been installed to enhance the terracing and features of the property. In addition, there is a private bore hole which is not currently in use.