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Situated in a prestigious, exclusive address in Sherborne! A huge 3224 square feet family home standing in impressive, groomed gardens of approximately half an acre with sweeping driveway providing secure, private driveway parking for over ten cars. This stunning home has been re-designed by a well-known local architect to allow a lovely flow of natural light around the home. The current owners have finished the interior in a beautiful Art Deco style with an abundance of solid oak, internal glass and wrought iron. Many of the rooms enjoy light multi-aspects with large, double glazed windows overlooking superb garden outlooks. The current accommodation is highly flexible and could be re-configured to incorporate a ground floor living area for an elderly relative or nanny. The spacious home has accommodation comprising entrance reception hall, drawing room, dining room, open plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, study room/downstairs bedroom 5 and downstairs WC shower room. On the first floor there is a lounge/sun room which could be used as bedroom 4 - with access to a large, south facing sun terrace balcony. There is a master suite with generous double bedroom, inner hall and full en-suite bathroom. There are two further first floor double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is tremendous scope to extend the existing accommodation, convert the large loft area and transform the detached garage to a studio or annexe (subject to the necessary planning permission). THIS HOME SIMPLY IS THE ULTIMATE FOR THE GROWING FAMILY OR RETIRING COUPLE WANTING THE BEST SHERBORNE EXPERIENCE. INTERNAL INSPECTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY THE SELLING AGENTS - ROLFE EAST.
Large storm porch with outside light. uPVC double glazed front door leads to large entrance porch.
ENTRANCE PORCH – 9'5 x 5'2
Large uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying pleasant outlooks across the front garden. Ceramic tiled floor, oak panelling, large internal window with glazed shelves through to main hall, Oak glazed door leads to
MAIN RECEPTION HALL
A generous reception hall space enjoying elegant ceiling heights, solid oak parquet flooring, solid oak moulded skirting boards and architraves, oak panelling. This reception hall enjoys a good flow of natural light. Radiator. Oak Art-Deco-style staircase with attractive wrought iron ballustrading rises to the first floor. Two oak doors lead to large cloaks cupboards with cupboards above. Oak door leads to under stairs cupboard space. Oak doors lead off the entrance reception hall to
MAIN RECEPTION ROOM/SITTING ROOM – 24'2 x 12'10
A beautifully proportioned main reception room enjoying a light multi aspect with large uPVC double glazed window to the front over-looking the front garden and enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. Two large uPVC double-glazed windows to the side enjoying a westerly aspect and the evening sun. Large uPVC double-glazed window to the rear enjoying outlooks across the rear garden. Moulded oak architraves, skirting board heaters, TV point. Wall-mounted ultra-modern piano-black gloss electric fire. Oak panelling and internal oak windows back to reception hall. Oak doors lead from main reception room and reception hall to Dining Room.
DINING ROOM – 16'3 11'9
A beautifully proportioned dining room allowing space for large dining table. This room enjoys a light dual aspect with uPVC double-glazed window to the side enjoying a westerly aspect and the afternoon sun. uPVC double-glazed window to the rear over-looking the rear garden. Moulded oak architraves, skirting board heaters, alcoves with fitted oak cupboards and glazed shelves.
Oak door leads from entrance reception hall and dining room to open-plan kitchen breakfast room.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM – 24'3 max x 16'6
A superb, contemporary, open-plan kitchen breakfast room enjoying a fine section of fitted gloss white kitchen units comprising solid granite work tops, inset double stainless-steel sink bowl and drainage unit with mixer tap over, solid granite surrounds, solid granite peninsular unit with inset stainless-steel Bosch gas hob with five hob rings and a range of drawers and cupboards under. Integrated Bosch dishwasher, built in eye-level NEFF stainless-steel electric double oven and grill with built in Bosch stainless-steel microwave. Concealed under-unit lighting, a range of matching wall-mounted cupboards, space for upright fridge and upright freezer. Ceiling mounted stainless-steel cooker hood extractor fan, inset feature ceiling lighting. Large wall-mounted radiator. uPVC double glazed window to the side, two uPVC double-glazed windows to the rear over-looking the rear garden, further uPVC double-glazed window over-looking the driveway. uPVC double-glazed door leads to the rear of the property giving access to the rear garden and the driveway area. Second radiator. Fitted glazed display cabinets. Oak door leads from Kitchen Breakfast Room to Utility Room.
UTILITY ROOM – 9'2 x 7'4
Laminated work surface and surrounds, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, space for fridge, wall mounted cupboards, radiator, uPVC double-glazed window to the side, uPVC double-glazed door gives access to the rear garden.
Oak door gives access from the entrance reception hall to Study Room/Downstairs Bedroom.
STUDY ROOM/DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM – 14'2 x 12'3
A light, dual aspect room enjoying uPVC double-glazed window to the front over-looking the front garden enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and uPVC double-glazed window to the side. Coved ceiling, solid beech flooring, Oak architraves, skirting board heaters.
DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM/WC
A modern white suite comprising fitted low level WC, fitted wash basin on wash stand with cupboards under, glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over and tiled surrounds, wall-mounted towel rail, uPVC double-glazed window to the side, wall-mounted illuminated mirror with shaver point, inset feature ceiling lighting. Double oak doors lead to large storage cupboard space housing Ariston hot water cylinder and wall-mounted gas fired boiler.
PLEASE NOTE: The downstairs Bedroom and neighbouring shower room provide plenty of scope for annex potential subject to necessary permissions.
Feature staircase with solid oak and wrought iron Art-Deco style ballustrading rises from entrance reception hall to first floor landing
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Coved ceiling, solid oak architraves and skirting boards. Sliding oak doors lead to landing storage cupboard space with cupboards above. Oak panelled doors lead off the first floor landing to
MASTER BEDROOM – 15'3 x 15'8
A generous main bedroom enjoying coved ceiling and light dual aspect with uPVC double-glazed window to the rear over-looking the rear garden and uPVC double-glazed window to the side enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun. Skirting board heaters. A range of fitted wardrobe cupboards. Loft ceiling hatch access to large loft space, loft ladder with light and power connected, boarded loft space and insulated. This loft space provides plenty of scope for loft conversion subject to the necessary permission. Oak door leads to en-suite bathroom.
A full en-suite bathroom of generous proportions enjoying an Art-Deco style suite comprising two ceramic wash basins with tiled surrounds, fitted low level WC, fitted bidet, panelled bath, separate double-sized glazed shower cubicle with wall-mounted mains shower over. A dual aspect with uPVC double-glazed window to the side and uPVC double-glazed window to the rear, two mirror-fronted illuminated bathroom cabinets, shaver point and extractor fan. Sliding Oak doors lead to large bathroom storage cupboard.
BEDROOM TWO – 12'4 x 14'3
Another generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with large uPVC double-glazed window to the side with an easterly aspect enjoying the morning sun and uPVC double-glazed double French doors leading to sun terrace balcony enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and views extending to hills and open countryside beyond houses opposite. Skirting board heating.
BEDROOM THREE – 11'10 x 13'2
Another generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double-glazed window to the rear over-looking the rear garden and uPVC double-glazed window to the side enjoying a westerly aspect and the evening sun. Skirting board heating, TV point, oak door leads to large walk-in wardrobe cupboard with electric light connected, providing scope to convert to further en-suite.
FIRST FLOOR SUN LOUNGE/BEDROOM FOUR – 17'10 x 12'3
A generous room with several uses. Either a superb first floor sitting room or further double bedroom, enjoying a large degree of natural light with huge uPVC double-glazed window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect with views beyond houses opposite to fields and hills beyond, large uPVC double-glazed window to the side enjoying a westerly aspect and the evening sun. Coved ceiling, solid oak flooring, skirting board heating, feature internal window to stairwell and allows flow of natural light. uPVC double-glazed double French doors give access to
A superb south-facing balcony enjoying a good degree of sunshine, spanning the full width of the property on the first floor, timber decked floor, wrought iron railings, outside lighting, outside power point.
FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM
A modern fitted white suite comprising fitted low level WC, large ceramic wash basin with cupboards under, tiled surrounds, panelled bath, corner glazed shower cubicle with wall-mounted mains shower over, coved ceiling, inset feature ceiling lighting, wall mounted illuminated mirror, shaver point, extractor fan, uPVC double-glazed window to the side, wall mounted heated towel rail.
Double gates give vehicular access to large sweeping tarmacadam driveway running to the front and side of the property providing extensive off-road driveway parking for over ten vehicles. Leading to
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE WORKSHOP
Two automated up-and-over doors lead to double garage space divided in two measuring 24'7 x 17'8. This large detached double garage has uPVC double-glazing and light and power connected. Personal door to the side. Internal access from the garage gives access to attached utility room. Exterior door leads to further brick built storage shed.
UTILITY ROOM AREA (Part of double garage) – 7'2 x 11'1
Stainless-steel sink bowl with cupboards under, a range of fitted drawers and cupboards, windows to the side, ceiling hatch leads to further loft storage space offering tremendous potential, subject to necessary permission. Outside lighting, outside tap.
The main rear garden is a particular selling feature, laid mainly to extensive, well-groomed lawn and enjoying a selection of shaped flowerbeds and borders with a selection of mature plants and shrubs and mature trees. Outside lighting, outside power point and outside tap. Raised paved seating area with ornamental water feature and pond giving the area a Japanese garden feel. Detached timber pergola. Ambient outside lighting. Rear garden is enclosed by timber panel fencing. There is a selection of mature vegetable plots in the vegetable garden and detached greenhouse (with mains power) and timber shed.
The front garden gives a particularly good depth and screening from the road and is laid mainly to lawn with a selection of shaped and brick paved borders laid mainly to stone chippings and enjoying a variety of herb plants and mature shrubs. The front garden is fully enclosed by mature, tall hedging. There is a paved area for seating which enjoys a sunny south facing aspect.
Front garden leads to side garden incorporating astro-turf putting green.
ESTATE AGENTS NOTE: This property offers superb scope for further extension and loft conversion and conversion of the double garage to further accommodation. (All subject to the necessary planning permission).
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