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A HANDSOME, HUGE PERIOD HOME! 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 measuring up to approximately 100'. 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, period home offers spacious accommodation arranged over three floors and comprises entrance reception hall, lounge, dining room, farmhouse kitchen, utility room, downstairs WC, walk in pantry and wash room. 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/study area, two large double bedrooms and loft void storage room. The house boasts gas fired radiator central heating throughout. There is a generous front garden area with driveway parking for one car. The garden at the rear is a very good size and is fully enclosed with side access. There is great scope to extend the rear of the property and in to the loft void, subject to the necessary planning 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.
Paved pathway leads to Ham stone storm porch with outside light. Original mosaic period tiled floor. Period panelled glazed front door and side light leads to
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL – 22'5 x 6'6
A fantastic, elegant entrance hall with period ceiling heights. Period ceiling mouldings. Original period mosaic tiled floor. Moulded skirting boards and architraves, turned pine period staircase with panelling rises to the first floor. Under stairs recess perfect for hanging coats. Panelled door leads to under stairs storage cupboard space. Hall radiator. Period pine panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to
LOUNGE/RECEPTION ONE – 16'7 x 13'8
A beautiful, elegant main reception room enjoying impressive full height bay window to the front with sash windows enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Feature period fire place with tiled hearth. Period moulded ceiling coving, Feature ceiling rose. Moulded picture rail. Two radiators. Fire side recess fitted shelving.
DINING ROOM – 13'11 x 11'5
Elegant period ceiling heights. A well proportioned room able to accommodate large dining table. Moulded skirting boards and architraves, moulded picture rail. Feature ceiling rose. Exposed timber floor boards. Two radiators. Period double French doors lead to the rear patio and garden. Tiled fire place and hearth.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM – 12'4 x 11'
A range of fitted oak kitchen units comprising of roll edge laminated work surface. Decorative tiled surrounds. Inset ceramic sink bowl and drainage unit with mixer tap over. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Integrated dishwasher. Space and point for electric oven with gas hob. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards. Fire place recess houses solid fuel cast iron burning stove. Period pine fire side recess fitted dresser unit. Elegant ceiling heights, inset feature ceiling lighting. Radiator. Period quarry tiled floor. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Large sash window to the side. Period panelled door leads from kitchen to
UTILITY ROOM 6'7 x 11'2
Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with cupboards under. Floor standing gas fired central heating boiler. Period quarry tiled floor. Original sash window to the side. Double glazed door to the side. Latch door leads to
WALK IN PANTRY
With window to the rear. Space for fridge freezer. Light and power connected and fitted shelving.
Period quarry tiled floor. Window to the rear. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
High level flushing WC. Wall mounted wash basin. Quarry tiled floor. Wall mounted radiator.
Period pine staircase rises from the first floor reception hall to generous split level first floor landing area. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Elegant ceiling heights. Two radiators. Pine stair case rises from the first floor landing to the second floor.
Doors lead off the first floor landing to
BEDROOM 1 – 11'9 x 16'9
Elegant period ceiling heights with full height period bay window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and period sash windows. Moulded picture rail. Period cast iron feature fire surround. Two radiators.
BEDROOM 2 – 11'6 x 14'1
A generous double bedroom with large period sash window to the rear overlooking the rear garden. Moulded picture rail. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Cast iron fireplace and radiator.
BEDROOM 3 – 11'5 x 10'11
A third generous double bedroom with elegant ceiling heights. Period sash window to the rear overlooking the rear garden. Moulded skirting boards and architraves, moulded picture rail. Original feature cast iron fire surround. Radiator.
BEDROOM 4/ OFFICE – 9'2 x 6'7
Feature sash window to the front with a sunny southerly aspect. Moulded picture rail, Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Radiator.
FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM
An Edwardian white suite comprising of ceramic wash basin on tiled wash stand with wrought iron frame. Cast iron ball-and-claw foot roll top bath with wall mounted electric shower over. Shower rail. Tiled surrounds. High level WC. Radiator. Sash window to the side.
Pine staircase rises from the first floor landing to the second floor landing. Door leads to large attic room storage space providing ample space for further loft conversion, subject to gaining planning permission. This space currently houses large lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Provision for plumbing with links to hot and cold water. Light and power connected. Double glazed Velux window to the side. Second floor landing provides further office space. Hatch and ladder to large loft void area currently used for storage, but potentially suitable for conversion, subject to the necessary planning permission.
Pine panelled doors lead off the second floor landing to
BEDROOM 5 – 11'11 x 9'9
A dual aspect room with double glazed window to the side enjoying views across Sherborne town to hills beyond. Double glazed ceiling Velux window to the rear. Cast iron feature fire surround. Moulded skirting boards and architraves.
BEDROOM 6/MASTER BEDROOM 13'9 x 17'7
A huge double bedroom enjoying feature double glazed window to the front with a sunny southerly aspect with views across Sherborne town and hills beyond. Cast iron feature fire place. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Two radiators. Dressing area. Double doors lead to shelved linen cupboard.
At the front of the property there is a brick paved pathway providing off road parking for 1 car. Paved pathway leads to the front door and storm porch with outside lighting. The front garden comprises of various well stocked flower beds and borders with a selection of mature shrubs and hedges. The front garden is enclosed by natural stone walling with wrought iron railings and mature hedging and fencing. Side gate and pathway gives access to
REAR GARDEN - Measuring approximately 100' in length including side return and area.
The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and is enclosed by timber fencing and brick walling. Paved pathway leads to the rear garden to paved patio area. The rear garden boasts a range of flower beds and borders including a selection of mature flowers and shrubs. There are a selection of bordered flower beds and decorative timber trellis. At the rear of the property there is a large paved patio area with stone seat. Brick built BBQ. Glazed double French doors lead from dining area onto side return paved patio area. This area provides ample scope for further extension subject to the necessary planning permission.
Estate agents note: This property enjoys large loft void areas and space at the rear that could be converted or extended, subject to the necessary planning consent.
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