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Impressive period six bedroom semi-detached residence. Fantastic, elegant ceiling heights and oodles of original character including mosaic tiled floors, period ceiling mouldings, original sash windows with full-height bays and period panelled doors. Large rear garden and detached former garage/studio with ample scope to convert to a working garage or annexe (subject to the necessary planning permission). Situated in a highly sought-after residential address within a short walking distance of Sherborne's historic town centre, Abbey, Waitrose store and the mainline railway station to London, this huge 2506 square feet period home offers spacious accommodation arranged over three floors and comprises entrance reception hall, lounge, dining room, extended farmhouse kitchen breakfast room, two utility rooms and downstairs WC. On the first floor there is a large split-level landing area, four bedrooms and family bathroom. On the second floor there is another generous landing area, to large double bedrooms and shower room. The houses boasts gas fired radiator central heating throughout. There is a generous front garden offering scope to convert to further driveway parking, subject to the necessary planning permission. The garden at the rear extends to 70' and is fully enclosed. There is great scope to extend the rear of the property, subject to the necessary planning permission. The large, detached outbuilding measures 19'1 x 15'1 and is a former garage. It offers a range of different uses and can be converted back to its former use as a working garage (subject to the necessary permission). This property is within walking distance to Sherborne's world famous boys and girls schools as well as a selection of other top schooling options nearby. INTERNAL INSPECTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Hardwood glazed and panelled double front doors lead to entrance vestibule. Period mosaic tiled floor, elegant ceiling heights, electric light. Multi-pane glazed door with side light leads to main entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL - 22'10 maximum x 7'0
A generous main entrance reception hall boasting impressive elegant period ceiling heights, period ceiling mouldings, original mosaic period tiled floor, substantial period pine staircase with turned ballustrading and pine panelling rises to the first floor. Moulded skirting boards and architraves, two radiators. Pine panelled door leads to large under-stairs storage cupboard space with electric light connected. Period pine panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to .
MAIN RECEPTION ROOM - 14'1 maximum x 16'6 into bay
A beautiful main reception room enjoying a wealth of period features including impressive period ceiling heights with period ceiling mouldings, ceiling rose, moulded picture rail. Full height period bay window with sash multi-pane period windows to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. This room enjoys a light dual aspect with a period sash window to the side enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun. Radiators, moulded skirting boards and architraves, exposed pine floorboards, period marble fire surround and hearth, TV point.
DINING ROOM – 11'9 x 13'11
Impressive elegant period ceiling heights with large decorative ceiling rose, inset feature ceiling lighting, moulded picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator. Period sash window to the side enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun, exposed pine floorboards, impressive decorative period fire surrounds with cast iron feature period fire insert, tiled hearth, fireside recess, fitted shelving and cupboards. Glazed double doors with glazed top light leads from the dining room to kitchen breakfast room.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM – 17'5 x 11'0 maximum
This beautifully extended farmhouse-style kitchen boasts generous proportions and a good flow of natural night with two large double-glazed Velux ceiling windows enjoying an east facing aspect and the morning sun. Large period sash window to the rear overlooking the rear garden. A range of solid oak panelled kitchen units comprising solid granite work surfaces with retro-metro tiled surrounds, a range of drawers and cupboards under, range-style Smeg gas hob with electric oven, double ceramic Belfast sink with drainer unit and cupboards under. Impressive fire place recess with fitted solid granite work surface and cupboard unit under. Fitted period fireside pine dresser unit and fireside recess with fitted shelving. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards and glazed display cabinets. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Radiator. Italian slate flooring, space for upright fridge freezer. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Period pine panelled door leads back to the main entrance reception hall. Period pine panelled door leads from the kitchen breakfast room to utility room.
UTILITY ROOM ONE - 11'4 x 6'3
Period quarry tiled flooring, wall mounted gas fired combination boiling proving domestic hot water and radiator central heating. Space and plumbing for washing machine, period sash window to the side, panelled door to the side giving access to the rear garden. Entrance leads to further utility space and downstairs WC.
UTILITY ROOM TWO - 7'7 x 7'6
Window to the rear overlooking the rear garden, space for chest freezer, period quarry tiled floor, door leads to rear garden. Period pine panelled door leads from the first utility room to the downstairs WC.
Fitted low level WC, wall mounted wash basin with tiled splash back, sash window to the side, period quarry tiled floor.
Impressive period pine staircase rises from entrance reception hall to first floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Large split-level first floor landing enjoying elegant ceiling heights, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator. Period pine panelled doors lead off the first floor landing to
BEDROOM ONE – 16'7 x 11'5
A large double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with full height period bay window to the front with period sash windows enjoying a light southerly aspect. Period sash window to the side enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun. Moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, moulded picture rail, TV point.
BEDROOM TWO – 11'10 maximum x14'0
A light dual aspect double bedroom with period sash window to the rear overlooking the rear garden and period sash window to the side enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun. Moulded picture rail, impressive ceiling heights, radiator, period cast iron feature fire surround with tiled hearth.
BEDROOM THREE – 11'3 x 9'10 maximum
A third double bedroom with large period sash window to the rear overlooking the rear garden, radiator, moulded picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves. Double doors lead to built in wardrobe cupboard space. Period cast iron feature fire surround.
BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY – 9'2 x 6'8
Impressive elegant period ceiling heights, moulded picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, impressive pine period sash window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect, radiator, telephone point.
A fitted white suite comprising low level WC, ceramic wash basin, tiled panelled bath with glazed shower screen, wall mounted mains shower over, tiled walls, feature stone tiled floor, wall mounted heated towel rail. Period sash window to the side.
Pine staircase with turned ballustrading rises from the first floor landing to second floor landing.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
A period split level landing with double-glazed Velux window to the rear. Hatch to further loft space. Fitted wall mounted shelving. Radiator. Period panelled doors lead off the second floor landing to
BEDROOM FIVE – 15'7 x 13'11
A generous double bedroom with uPVC double-glazed window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and extensive views across Sherborne to hills beyond. Period cast iron fire surround, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator. A range of fitted wardrobe cupboards and storage cupboard space.
BEDROOM SIX -11'6 x 9'10
uPVC double-glazed window to the side, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, TV point. Door leads to eaves storage.
SECOND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM
A fitted white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, tiled walls, double glazed Velux window to the side, chrome heated towel rail, shaver point. Door leads to large eaves cupboard space.
At the front of the property period stone walling with period cast iron ballustrading and cast iron front gate gives access to front garden. The front garden is laid to natural stone paving with a variety of raised shaped flower beds and borders well stocked with mature trees and shrubs. The front of the property enjoys a mature Wisteria. This front garden provides ample scope for further off road driveway parking subject to the necessary planning permission. Timber side gate gives access to side area and pathway. Second side gate gives access to rear garden.
Rear garden is approximately 70ft in length and enclosed by timber panelled fencing. Rear garden is laid mainly to shaped lawn and enjoys brick paving and terracotta paved patio. Attached timber storage shed. Timber gate to the side of the property gives separate rear access to the rear garden. At the bottom of the garden there is a detached outbuilding was a former garage, access via the service road to the side and could easily be changed back to function as a working garage (subject to the necessary planning permission).
DETACHED OUTBUILDING (FORMER GARAGE) – 15'1 x 19'1
Currently used as a games room. Windows to the front overlooking the rear garden. This detached outbuilding offers a myriad of uses including artist studio, garden store house, annexe or games room (subject to the necessary planning permission).
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