Church Leat, High Street, Downton, Wiltshire, SP5 3PD
Downton has a long heritage having been an important settlement of 7,000 years. Today it is a large village with a good range of shops, including a supermarket and Post Office, various public houses, churches, sports facilities and a library at the entrance to Church Leat. Salisbury is only seven miles away with a mainline station to London Waterloo.
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Church Leat consists of 31 cottages and apartments close to shops in the centre of Downton in Wiltshire. It was built by Beechcroft in 2002 on a carrier of the River Avon and where the village tannery was sited. All the retirement cottages have either a conservatory or balcony and some have both. The spacious apartments have dining halls and three have been built over the Barford Carrier. All the cottages and apartments at Church Leat are individually designed in the local vernacular.
Facilities include a resident manager and emergency alarm service and attractive gardens and grounds bordering a carrier of the River Avon. There is a private gateway to St Laurence's Church.
Downton has a wide range of local shops and services, including a sports centre, with indoor and outdoor tennis courts and a county standard bowling green. The Hampworth Golf and Country Club is four miles away and there are several public courses in the immediate area. The New Forest boundary lies five miles to the south of Downton and unrivalled countryside stretches southwards, eighteen miles to the coast, where opportunities exist to sail and enjoy the sea.
Church Leat is managed by Cognatum, Glebe Barn, Cuxham Road, Watlington, Oxfordshire, OX49 5NB Telephone: 01491 615961If you want to call the management company direct call 01491 821170, or if you want to contact the development direct, call
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