Perrior House, Wylye, Warminster

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Reception hall

Drawing room

Sitting room

Dining room

Kitchen with Breakfast area

Pantry, Utility and Cloakroom

Principal bedroom with en-suite bathroom

3 Further bedrooms (1 ensuite)

Family bathroom

Office, Attic room


Summer house

Estabished garden

The property Perrior House is set in the heart of the picturesque village of Wylye and dates originally from the 17th Century, with some later additions when it was rebuilt in the 18th Century. Its elevations, featuring a mixture of different styles and materials, make for a characterful, unique, period property.

The current owners have been in occupation for some 14 years, during which time the property has been impoved immensely, transforming the kitchen/breakfast room and making it truly the heart of the home.

Sitting behind 19th Century cast iron railings, the panelled front door is shelted by a latticed porch and opens into a welcoming entrance hall with a tiled floor. The internal accommodation displays a variety of period details including window shutters, picture rails and exposed beams, while the décor and fittings are very elegant, creating a very welcoming environment. There are three spacious reception rooms on the ground floor.

The drawing room (with its door to the garden and attractive stone fire place) and sitting room (currently used as a playroom) to the front, as well as a very spacious, formal dining room which has space for a substantial dining table and is fitted with a large sash window with shutters.

The open-plan Guild Anderson kitchen with its light bathed dining area and French Limestone floor has attractive units in white, a central island, polished concrete worktops and integrated appliances with a Fisher Pykell drawer fridge, two dishwashers and an AGA, There is an appealing, custom made, built in dresser, a large plate rack, a Siemens induction hob and eye level electric oven and microwave combi. Two sets of double doors and a single door open out onto the garden. There is a substantial walk-in pantry and a useful utility room with oak boot storage and coat hooks. There are a built in Meile washing machine and tumble dryer, a built in wine fridge a butlers sink, polished concrete worktops and floor and additional, built in storage. An additional cupboard houses the Grant oil-fired boiler for central heating and hot water. From here the utility room a door leads to the cloakroom which is fitted with a white low level WC and wash hand basin, there is also a built in dresser which houses a wall of books.

The first floor has four generous double bedrooms, one of these with a pretty bay window overlooking the village road and two of which are en-suite, along with a recently re-fitted family bathroom with a deep bath with shower over, a wash hand basin, low level WC and built in storage cupboard. A charming period wooden door conceals the staircase to the second floor. This provides further accommodation, with an office which has a window overlooking the garden, and an attic room, which is boarded out and could be converted to a play room or a further bedroom (subject to the nescessary consents).

Wylye is located in the heart of the beautiful Wylye Valley. The village has a local pub and a post office, while nearby Codford and Heytesbury offer a range of useful amenities, which include a shop/post office, a primary school, several public houses, a doctors surgery, garage and filling station, a convenience store, hairdresser and a highly regarded theatre.

A short drive away, the town of Warminster has many day-to-day facilites, with a Waitrose and a leisure centre. Both Bath and Salisbury are almost equidistant with excellent ranges of shopping, leisure and cultural facilities. The A303 is a quarter of a mile away and provides excellent connections to the south-west and towards the M3, the M25 and London. Train services are provided at Warminster, Salisbury and Tisbury (London Waterloo) and also nearby Westbury (London Paddington).

The local area offers many opportunities for walking, riding and cycling, including walks along the River Wylye and access to stunning countryside, with the village located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is also sought after because of the excellent selection of schools. There are popular primary schools in several of the local villages with a variety of secondary education options in Salisbury and Warminster.

Salisbury retains Grammar schools for both boys and girls, whilst public schools include Warminster, Dauntseys, Port Regis and in Salisbury the Cathedral School, Godolphin and Chafyn Grove. Marlborough, St Mary's Calne, Bryanston, Sherborne and Bath are all accessible.

The gardens of the property are a particular delight. The beautiful garden to the rear of the property is walled, with generous areas of level lawns and paved terracing, ideal for dining alfresco.

There are large, well-stocked flowerbeds which have been carefully planted with a variety flowering shrubs, spring bulbs and perenials, designed to give colour and interest all year round. Hedgerow plants and mature trees (including flowering fruit trees) complete the established feel.

To the rear of the garden is a loggia with a tiled roof and partially open sides with an electricity supply. This provides the perfect oportunity for sheltered outdoor entertaining. Beyond the loggia is a gravelled off street parking and turning area which will accomodate several cars. This leads to the single garage, which has electric light and power.

Outside tap and descretly located oil tank.

01722 239656

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