STUNNING NO-THROUGH COUNTRY LANE ADDRESS WITH COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS! 1.08 ACRES OF LAND AND DETACHED OUTBUILDING (ancillary accommodation) AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AS A WHOLE OR IN LOTS! FANTASTIC DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL (subject to planning permission) OR AS ONE LARGE HOME WITH LAND! A charming, mature, detached house set in an idyllic edge-of-village semi-rural address in one of the best villages in the Sherborne catchment within a short driving distance of Sherborne town centre. The current owner has lovingly restored and extended the property to a good and sympathetic standard throughout with the home benefitting from superb space and natural light as well as new kitchen and bathrooms. The house stands in exceptional, level gardens and plot of approximately 1.08 acres with lovely rural views at the front and rear - a real slice of rural tranquillity! It boasts great rural dog walks from the front door as well. It has large, detached garage and gated driveway parking for up to seven cars or more. The property has the added benefit of double glazing and oil fired radiator central heating and an Aga. The well laid out accommodation extends to 2177 square feet and briefly comprises entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room, sun room, office/downstairs bedroom five, utility room/downstairs shower room, second office and downstairs WC. On the first floor there is a landing area, master bedroom enjoying lovely countryside views and a light dual aspect with en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms and a first floor family bathroom. It is only a very short drive to the popular, picturesque town centre of Sherborne with its coveted high street, buzzing, popular out-and-about culture, boutique stores, organic bakeries, coffee shops, restaurants, gastro-pubs and farmers market. Sherborne also boasts the breath-taking Sherborne Abbey building, Alms Houses and world-famous Sherborne private schools. It also has the mainline railway station in the centre of the town, making London Waterloo in just over two hours without changing your seat. This property is perfect for those aspiring family buyers making the most of the cheap mortgages at the moment or retiring cash buyers looking to move in to this idyllic area seeking the ideal village home or pied-a-terre of this kind. It would also possibly appeal to the developer market and holiday letting market. VACANT - NO FURTHER CHAIN.
Panelled oak front door leads to entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE HALL - 15'5 max x 8'1 max
A generous entrance greeting area providing a heart to the home. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Radiator with decorative cover, oak flooring. Panelled door to walk in cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler.
Panelled doors leads off from the entrance reception hall to the main rooms.
SITTING ROOM - 19'11 max x 18'6 max
A generous main reception room enjoying a light multiple ample aspect, uPVC double glazed windows to the front enjoy views across the driveway to fields beyond. UPVC double glazed double French doors and side lights open onto the side garden. Two radiators, brick fire surrounds with log burning stove.
DINING ROOM - 15'10 max x 22'7 max
A generous second reception room. Two uPVC double glazed windows to the side. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Two radiators. Period style fireplace with period style over mantle. Cast iron log burning stove. Staircase rises to the first floor. Entrance leads from the dining room to the kitchen family room giving a full through measurement of 25'5.
KITCHEN FAMILY ROOM - 25'1 max x 12'11 max
A superb open-plan kitchen family room enjoying a light multiple aspect. uPVC double glazed windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden. uPVC double glazed double French doors open onto the side garden. A range of panelled oak kitchen units comprising composite work surface and surrounds. Inset ceramic one and half sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over. Aga range-style electric oven. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge. Space for upright fridge freezer. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting. Wall mounted stainless-steel cooker hood and extractor fan. Built-in stainless-steel microwave, ceramic tiled floor and oak flooring. Chrome heated towel rail.
UTILITY ROOM / SHOWER ROOM - 7'8 max x 9' max
Composite work surface with drawers under. Space and plumbing for tumble dryer and washing machine. Chrome heated towel rail, glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted electric shower over. uPVC double glazed window to the side. Double doors lead to storage cupboard space, ceramic tiled floor.
STUDY / OCCASIONAL DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM - 7'8 max x 8'4 max
uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, views towards fields. Door leads to fitted cupboard space.
Fitted low level WC, wash basin, radiator, oak flooring.
Oak panelled door leads from the sitting room to second occasional ground floor bedroom / snug.
SECOND GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM / SNUG - 17' max x 7'9 max
uPVC double glazed windows to the side and front, radiator. Door leads to fitted cupboard space.
Staircase rises from the dining room to the first floor.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
A generous landing area, uPVC double glazed window to the front. Radiator. Door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Slatted shelving, ceiling hatch to loft space. Oak panelled doors lead off the first floor landing to the bedrooms.
MASTER BEDROOM - 13'8 max x 10'11 max
A generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect and beautiful views over open countryside. Two uPVC double glazed windows to the front, one uPVC double glazed window to the side. Radiator, Two panelled doors lead to built-in wardrobe cupboard space.
Further oak panelled door leads onto en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Fitted low level WC, wash basin with cupboard under. Glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted electric shower over. Feature oculus window to the side. Extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail, shaver point.
BEDROOM TWO - 14'8 max x 9'2 max
A second double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear. Radiator, panelled door leads to built-in wardrobe cupboard space.
BEDROOM THREE - 11' max x 12'4 max
Enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the rear and side. Radiator, panelled door leads to fitted wardrobe cupboard space.
BEDROOM FOUR / COT ROOM - 6'11 max x 7'2 max
uPVC double glazed window to the side, panelled door leads to built-in wardrobe cupboard space.
FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM
A modern white suite comprising of low-level WC, pedal wash basin, panelled bath with tiled surrounds. Wall mounted mains shower tap arrangement over. Extractor fan, shaver light and point, chrome heated towel rail, uPVC double glazed window to the side. Timber effect flooring
At the front of the property double timber gates give access from the no-through country lane to a large gravelled driveway parking area providing off road parking for 8 to 10 cars. Outside lighting and power point. Driveway leads to detached garage.
DETACHED GARAGE ? 19'1 x 11'
Timber up and over garage door, power connected.
Double wrought gates lead from the driveway area to side garden measuring 18'5 x 62'1 laid mainly to lawn enjoying various paved patio areas. Outside lighting. Side garden leads to rear garden 25'7 x 68'. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by timber panelled fencing, enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun.