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HUGE FIVE DOUBLE BEDROOM HANDSOME PERIOD GRADE II LISTED TOWN HOUSE RESIDENCE LOCATED IN THE TOWN CENTRE OF SHERBORNE! HUGE ROOM SIZES WITH IMPRESSIVE, ELEGANT CEILING HEIGHTS! LARGE 1694 SQUARE FEET OF ACCOMMODATION WITH STUNNING DRAWING ROOM, FARMHOUSE KITCHEN AND FIVE DOUBLE BEDROOMS! CHARACTER FEATURES INCLUDE LARGE PERIOD SASH WINDOWS, EXPOSED BEAMWORK, PERIOD MOULDINGS AND FLAGSTONE FLOORS! COURTYARD GARDEN ENCLOSED BY NATURAL STONE WALLS! Situated at the top of Cheap Street, Sherborne's coveted high street with its buzzing, popular out-and-about culture, boutique stores, organic bakeries, coffee shops, restaurants, gastro-pubs and farmers market. This house is a short walk from the breathtaking Sherborne Abbey, Alms Houses and world-famous Sherborne private schools. It is also only a short walk to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours without changing your seat. Imagine! You can access central London from this property without having to get in to a car! The generous accommodation includes entrance reception hall, drawing room, farmhouse kitchen/dining room with large AGA, study area and cloakroom/washroom. On the first floor, there is a delightful period, split level landing area, three generous bedrooms and first floor family bathroom. On the second floor, there is a superb suite comprising of two generous double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room. This top floor area offers itself to a range of uses and reconfiguration, subject to the necessary planning permission. The lovely features of this property also include views over Sherborne town to hills beyond, gas fired central heating, original period mouldings, fireplaces, staircase and doors. THIS PROPERTY SIMPLY MUST BE VIEWED INTERNALLY TO APPRECIATE THE ORIGINAL CHARACTER AND SIZE OF ACCOMMODATION ON OFFER.
Period panelled front door with feature top light window leading to
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL - 24'2 x 14'3 (maximum)
A generous entrance hall providing a reception heart to the home enjoying impressive elegant ceiling heights. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Exposed flagstone floors. Radiator. Period staircase rises to the first floor. This entrance reception hall incorporates a useful study area enjoying a multi pane window to the rear, overlooking the rear courtyard. Recessed book shelving and feature internal serving hatch to the kitchen. Under stairs storage and cupboard recess. Multi pane door leads to the rear courtyard garden.
Period panelled doors lead off the entrance hall to
DRAWING ROOM - 15'8 x 15'8 maximum
A beautiful period room of generous proportions enjoying elegant impressive ceiling heights. Large feature multi pane sash window to the front with fitted shutters and window seat. Grand marble period fire surround with brick open fire place recess, tiled hearth. Exposed timber floor boards. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Two radiators. Arched feature recess.
KITCHEN DINING ROOM - 15'2 x 15'10
A fantastic farmhouse kitchen boasting generous proportions with elegant ceiling heights. Large feature multi pane period style sash window to the front with fitted shutters. Natural stone and brick period fire place recess and hearth. Exposed timber floor boards. Exposed beam work. A range of panelled Shaker-style kitchen units comprising of butchers block hardwood work surface with tiled surrounds. Ceramic double Belfast sink with drainer unit and mixer tap over. Full size Aga, with separate gas hob and electric ovens. Space for dresser. Space for upright fridge freezer. Space for large island unit. A variety of panelled doors lead to fitted cupboard units. Feature arched serving hatch.
Stairs rise from the entrance reception hall.
Panelled door leads from the half landing to
Fitted high level WC. Wash basin. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Water softener. Window to the rear. Period quarry tiled floor.
Period staircase continues to large split level landing.
Exposed beam work. Exposed timber floorboards. Window to the rear overlooking the rear courtyard. Moulded skirting boards and architraves.
Period style panelled doors lead off the first floor landing to
BEDROOM 1 - 15' x 11'11 Maximum
Multi pane period style window to the front. Window seat. Exposed beam work. Exposed timber floorboards. Radiator. Feature arched recess. Latch door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater.
BEDROOM 2 - 11'11 x 13'11
A generous double bedroom with feature multi pane window to the front with window seat. Exposed timber floor boards. exposed beam work. Large cast iron period fire surround. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Radiator. Large period panelled doors lead to fitted storage/wardrobe cupboard space. Panelled door leads to large fitted cupboard.
BEDROOM 3 - 11'10 x 6'9
The smallest of the 5 bedrooms enjoying multi pane period style window to the front with window seat. Exposed timber floor boards, exposed beam work. Radiator.
FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM
A period style suite comprising of low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Tiled splash back. Panelled bath with mains shower tap arrangement over. Tiled surrounds. Multi pane window to the rear overlooking the rear courtyard.
Panel door from the first floor landing gives access to a stairwell rising to second floor.
BEDROOM 4 - 20'5 x 12'10
A generous room enjoying two period style multi pane windows to the front. Exposed heavy beam work. Radiator. Exposed timber floor boards. Views extend across Sherborne town to hills and fields beyond.
Double panelled doors lead to
BEDROOM 5 - 10'11 x 10'8
Another double bedroom enjoying exposed beam work. Exposed timber floor boards. Period style window to the front enjoying views across Sherborne town to hills and fields beyond. Radiator
Door leads to
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
A white suite comprising of low level WC. Wash basin. Glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted electric shower over. Tiled surrounds. Radiator.
PLEASE NOTE: This fabulous top floor suite could lend itself to a variety of uses (subject to the necessary planning permission) and has flexible accommodation, currently consisting of two double bedrooms and an en-suite shower room.
At the rear of the property there is a courtyard garden measuring approximately 20'9 x 13'1. This pretty courtyard garden is enclosed by natural stone walling and offers a great degree of privacy. Laid mainly to paving. Outside tap.