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STUNNING OPEN COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS INCORPORATING CORTON DENHAM RIDGE AND CADBURY HILL! HUGE 220' SWEEPING GRAVELLED DRIVEWAY APPROACH! This imposing, handsome five bedroom, four reception room detached family home was built in approximately 1921 - the Art Deco era - and retains many elegant, post-Edwardian features including impressive ceiling heights, carved pine staircase, carved oak fireplaces, panel doors and sash windows. The house boasts superb south-facing views over open fields to local beauty spots beyond, including Corton Denham Ridge and Cadbury Hill. There are generous gardens at the front, side and rear. The property boasts oil-fired radiator central heating and an oil-fired AGA in the kitchen. This home has a magnificent amount of driveway parking for multiple cars and vehicles leading to a timber detached double garage. The house is situated in a tucked-away position only a short drive to the historic Abbey town of Sherborne with its famous schools and mainline railway station to London Waterloo - direct, without changing your seat in just over 2 hours. It is also very close to some other top schooling options including Hazelgrove preparatory boarding school, part of the Kings School Bruton Foundation. Access to the A303 trunk road to London and the South West is exceptional and local village amenities are not far away.
Please speak to the selling agent for more information. THIS PROPERTY MUST BE VIEWED TO APPRECIATE THE LOVELY POSITION AND RURAL VIEWS AS WELL AS THE LARGE, FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION ON OFFER.
Front pathway leads to glazed front door leading to porch. Windows to the side and front. Quarry tiled floor. Electric light connected. Period glazed and panelled front door leads to
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL - 24'11 x 6'11
A generous entrance reception hall with elegant ceiling heights, moulded picture rail, moulded architraves. Exposed oak floorboards. Art Deco pine staircase rises to the first floor. Pine door leads to under stairs storage cupboard space. Radiator. Sash window to the front. The second stage of this large entrance reception hall boasts space for upright fridge freezer. Stone terracotta tiled floor.
Period panel doors lead off the entrance reception hall to
RECEPTION ROOM 1/SNUG - 12'3 x 14'5
A light, dual aspect room with large full height bay window to the front enjoying a westerly aspect and the afternoon sun and pleasant views across the front garden and driveway. Sash windows to the side and rear enjoying pleasant outlook across fields beyond. Impressive ceiling heights. Moulded picture rail, moulded architraves. Two Radiators. Carved oak Art Deco fire surround with tiled hearth. Telephone point.
RECEPTION ROOM 2/SITTING ROOM - 18'4 x 12'
A light, dual aspect room with three sash windows to the front with a westerly aspect enjoying the afternoon sun and pleasant views across the front garden and driveway. Full height sash windows to the side enjoying a sunny, south facing aspect. Radiator. Carved oak art Deco fire surround with tiled hearth. TV point. Glazed multi-pane door leads from reception 2 to the conservatory.
RECEPTION 3/STUDY - 11'4 x 11'11
Timber effect laminate flooring. Multi-pane glazed door leads from this room to the kitchen.
Double glazed double French doors give access from reception 3 to
CONSERVATORY - 24'1 x 15'11
A beautiful and spacious addition to this family home. Bespoke timber double glazed period style construction. Offering a fantastic degree of natural light with double glazed windows to the front side and rear, enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and fantastic open countryside views incorporating Corton Denham ridge and Cadbury hill. This flexible space also doubles as a formal dining room. Two double glazed double French doors give access to the side and the rear patio areas, ideal for summer time al-fresco dining and entertaining. Two wall mounted electric heaters. South American terracotta floor tiles. Two wall lighting points. Double glazed double doors lead from the conservatory to the
KITCHEN - 17'9 x 12'6
A beautiful feature farmhouse kitchen with an extensive range of solid pine panelled kitchen units comprising of solid granite work surface. Double ceramic Belfast sink. Oil fired AGA. Space and point for electric oven. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Integrated fridge. Two double glazed sash windows to the rear with extensive countryside views from the kitchen sink. A range of matching wall mounted cabinets and display cabinets. Concealed cooker hood extractor fan. Decorative tiled surrounds. Feature terracotta tiled floor. The dimensions of this room are perfect to accommodate a large kitchen table. Radiator. Multi pane glazed door leads back to reception 3/study room.
Glazed and panelled door leads from the kitchen back to entrance reception hall.
Panel door leads from the entrance reception hall to
UTILITY ROOM - 17'3 x 7'3
A generous utility room with terracotta stone tiled floors. Solid pine panelled kitchen units with hardwood work surface and drainer unit. Ceramic Belfast sink. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Decorative tile surrounds. Double glazed sash window to the rear. Radiator. Floor standing oil fired central heating boiler. Fitted pine panelled broom cupboard.
Glazed and panelled door leads from the entrance reception hall to
Window to the side. Glazed door to the side gives access to driveway area. Terracotta tiled floor. Radiator. Cottage door leads to larder cupboard with fitted shelving. Electric light connected. Rear door from lobby gives access to
Comprising of low level WC, wall mounted wash basin. Window to the side. Wall mounted heater. Terracotta tiled floor.
Art Deco staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing. A generous gallery landing enjoying Art Deco carved pine balustrade. Feature window to the front enjoying outlooks across the substantial front garden and sweeping driveway. Moulded picture rail and architraves. Panel door leads to large walk in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Slatted shelving. Exposed beam work.
Panel doors lead off the first floor landing to
BEDROOM 1 - 12'4 x 14'6
A generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with double glazed windows to the side enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and two double glazed windows to the rear enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sunrise as well as extensive countryside views incorporating Cadbury hill and Corton Denham ridge. Exposed brick chimney breast feature. Radiator. Wardrobe and hanging rail recess. Ceramic wash basin. Tiled surrounds.
BEDROOM 2 - 16'2 x 12'6
A second generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with a window to the front enjoying westerly aspect and the afternoon sun, with pleasant views over the front garden and sweeping driveway. Window to the side with outlooks over the side garden and a sunny southerly aspect. Views incorporate countryside, farmland and views of the parish church. Window to the rear enjoying extensive country side views. Moulded picture rail and architraves. Tiled feature fire place. Radiator.
BEDROOM 3 - 11'1 x 11'10
A third double bedroom with moulded picture rail. Cast iron fire surround. Window to the side enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and pleasant aspect. Radiator. Ceramic pedestal wash basin with tiled surrounds. Shaver light and point.
BEDROOM 4 - 12'1 x 12'2
A fourth generous double bedroom enjoying a light multiple aspect. Window with secondary glazing overlooks the front garden and driveway. Enjoying a westerly aspect and the afternoon sun. Window to the side with secondary glazing overlooking fields. Window to the rear with secondary glazing enjoys extensive countryside views. Two radiators. Ceramic pedestal wash basin with tiled surrounds. Shaver light and point. Moulded picture rail.
BEDROOM 5 -12'9 x 6'7
Double glazed window to the rear enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun, enjoying extensive countryside views incorporating open fields, Corton Denham ridge and Cadbury hill. Radiator. Ceramic wash basin. Tiled surrounds.
FAMILY BATHROOM 1
Edwardian style white suite comprising of low level WC, wash basin. Tiled panelled bath with hand held mains shower over. Tiled surrounds. Double glazed window to the side. Extractor fan. Radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM 2
Tiled panelled bath with glazed shower screen over. Wall mounted mains shower. Double glazed window to the side. Extractor fan. Wall mounted ceramic wash basin. Fitted low level WC. Tiled surrounds. Radiator
At the front of the property there is a sweeping gravel driveway providing a grand approach to this imposing detached house, measuring approximately 220' in length accessed via cast iron five bar gate. The driveway is lined by mature trees and leads to gravelled parking area and turning bay. This driveway continues to the side and rear of the property providing ample parking for multiple vehicles. There is a substantial lawned front garden measuring approximately 220' in length and giving a fantastic depth from the road. This garden area is enclosed by miniature brick walling, timber fencing and mature trees. There are a variety of mature trees, hedges and shrubs. Outside infra-red security lighting. Outside tap.
The driveway continues to the side of the property and leads to
DETACHED TIMBER DOUBLE GARAGE - 19'9 x 17'11
Two windows to the rear overlooking fields and extensive countryside views. Window to the side. Two double timber garage doors. Light and power connected. Space for chest freezer.
This property boasts fantastic lawned gardens to the front, side and rear. The side garden is laid to a well groomed lawn enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. A variety of flowerbeds and borders, well stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs and a selection of mature trees. This side garden continues to the rear.
The rear garden enjoys a spectacular backdrop onto open fields and extensive countryside views incorporating Cadbury Hill and Corton Denham ridge. The rear portion of this garden has been laid to paving to boast an extensive outdoor seating area perfect for al-fresco dining whilst enjoying the beautiful countryside. Infrared security lighting. Timber storage shed. Oil tank.
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