A pretty double fronted detached house situated in a small cul-de-sac with gated parking, garage and garden. The house is approx. 20 years old and designed in a cottage style with three bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, family bathroom, lounge with open fire and French doors to the garden, kitchen, separate dining room, utility room and cloakroom. Outside, there is a pretty and fully enclosed rear garden, generous single garage and gated driveway parking for 2-3 cars. All windows and doors are uPVC double glazed and there is oil fired central heating fired by a Grant boiler which was replaced about 18 months ago. There are pretty views to the front and the community run village shop is just a short walk away. No Onward Chain.
Thorncombe village lies in the western corner of Dorset close to the Devon and Somerset borders and just 11 miles inland from the popular seaside resort of Lyme Regis on the Jurassic coast. The nearest towns are Chard (5 miles) and Crewkerne (6 miles) and the seaside town of Lyme Regis is just 10 miles to the south. The area has been designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the village itself has a very strong community with many local clubs on offer and an excellent community run shop/PO/cafe. There are numerous footpaths available from the doorstep and the famous Forde Abbey and gardens is just a mile down the road. To find out more, please visit
The accommodation (all measurements approximate) comprises:
Overhanging storm porch and uPVC front door with glazed panels, into
Stairs rising to first floor. Under stairs cupboard. Smoke detector. Two wall lights. Radiator.
Fitted with a white suite comprising close coupled w.c. and wall mounted wash hand basin. Extractor. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.
LOUNGE - 6.17m (20'3") x 3.66m (12'0")
Window to front with partial countryside views. French doors to garden at the back. Fireplace for open fire, currently fitted with an electric fire. Four wall lights. TV point. Two radiators.
KITCHEN - 2.92m (9'7") x 2.89m (9'6")
Window to rear overlooking the garden. Re-fitted in 2012 with a range of wall and base units with inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer (water softener fitted) and soft close doors and drawers. A range of integrated appliances including: Hotpoint electric double oven and grill; Hotpoint ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood above; Hotpoint fridge and freezer and dishwasher. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.
DINING ROOM - 3.14m (10'4") x 2.92m (9'7")
Window to front. Two wall lights. Radiator.
UTILITY ROOM - 1.67m (5'6") x 1.88m (6'2")
uPVC half glazed door to rear garden. Wall mounted Grant oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water (replaced about 18 months ago). Space and plumbing for washing machine. Tall cupboard housing electricity consumer unit. Radiator.
Hatch to insulated and part boarded loft with light and pull down ladder. Airing cupboard housing factory lagged hot water cylinder. Sunpipe providing natural light to landing.
BEDROOM ONE - 4.55m (14'11") x 3.69m (12'1")
Window to front with lovely countryside views. TV Point. Telephone point. Built-in double wardrobe and further deep built-in cupboard. Radiator. Door to
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle fitted with Mira electric shower, close coupled w.c. and vanity corner sink unit with cupboards below. Shaver point and light. Extractor. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO - 3.92m (12'10") x 3.29m (10'10")
Dual aspect with windows to front and side. Built-in cupboard over stair well. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE - 2.86m (9'5") x 2.79m (9'2")
Window to rear. Radiator.
BATHROOM - 3.08m (10'1") x 1.53m (5'0")
Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with Mira electric shower over, close coupled w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Shaver point and light. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.
To the front is a small walled garden with two shallow steps up to the front door. At the side of the house is a gated driveway providing parking for 2-3 cars and leading to the
GARAGE - 5.84m (19'2") x 2.95m (9'8")
With pitched slate roof to match the house. Electronic roller door to front. Side pedestrian door into garden. Strip light and power. Eaves storage.
Approx 52Ft (15.8m) from the back of the house to the fence, with a patio running across the back of the house expanding to form a larger seating area outside the French doors. The rest of the garden is slightly raised and comprises a lawn with deep shrub and flower borders and a gravelled area beside the garage. There is a good variety of shrub and small tree planting in the garden and a wrought iron side gate leads to the driveway. There is an outside tap, an outside light and the oil tank is situated behind the garage.
All mains services are connected except gas (there is no gas in the village). Water is metered. Oil fired central heating.
Dorset Council. Band E. Currently £1,720.53 (2020/21).
The property was built by C G Fry & Son Approx. 20 years ago with timber double glazed windows and doors. All the windows were replaced with uPVC double glazing in 2013 and external doors were also replaced with uPVC in 2012. The property is very well presented throughout and had a new kitchen fitted in 2012. New boiler was installed approximately 18 months ago. All blinds are included in the sale. There is an electric mower in the garage which is also included in the sale.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
To view this property or request more details, contact:
Gordon & Rumsby, ColytonMarket Place, Colyton, EX24 6JS
01297 645014 Local call rate