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BEAUTIFUL 1850's DETACHED STONE COTTAGE (originally two farm cottages) SITUATED IN AN IDYLLIC LOCATION! IN APPROXIMATELY A QUARTER OF AN ACRE OF STUNNING GARDENS! A WEALTH OF ORIGINAL CHARACTER INCLUDING EXPOSED HEAVY BEAM WORK, FLAG STONE FLOORS AND PERIOD FIREPLACES! ONLY A STONES-THROW FROM THE HISTORIC TOWN OF SHERBORNE WITH MAINLINE RAILWAY STATION TO LONDON WATERLOO AND BUSTLING BOUTIQUE HIGH STREET! SURROUNDED BY BEAUTIFUL DORSET ROLLING COUNTRYSIDE AND GREAT DOG WALKS! ENVIABLY FREE FROM GRADE II LISTING RESTRICTIONS! LARGE CAR PORT AND HUGE PRIVATE DRIVEWAY PROVIDING PARKING FOR 5 CARS OR MORE! THE PROPERTY ENJOYS GENEROUS, WELL LAID OUT ACCOMODATION OF NEARLY 2000 SQ FT!
FEATURING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS, THIS LOVELY HOME OFFERS THE TRANQUILITY OF COUNTRYSIDE LIVING WITH THE PRACTICALITY OF AN EDGE OF TOWN POSITION. VACANT - NO FURTHER CHAIN!
Solid timber latch front door leads to entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL (11'4 max x 11'11 max)
An L shaped main reception area enjoying a wealth of character. Quarry tiled floor. Radiator. Multi-pane period internal feature window. Entrance reception hall incorporates separate study/reception room (measuring 11'4 max x 7'2 max). Flag stone flooring. Small inglenook fireplace with period cast-iron stove and fire-grate. Window seat. Radiator. Exposed natural stone chimney breast feature. Pine staircase rises to the first floor. Door leads to under-stairs cupboard space. Multi-pane period feature internal window leads to main reception room.
Multi-pane glazed door leads from entrance reception hall to main reception room.
MAIN RECEPTION ROOM (24'2 max x 20'9 max)
This open-plan main reception area is split into three predominant reception areas.
Sitting Room - 13'10 x 12'2
Hardwood cottage style double-glazed window to the rear. Multi-pane glazed door to the south garden. Feature window seat. Carved oak fire surround with fireplace recess. Cast iron log-burning stove. Tiled hearth. Fireside recess arched alcove with fitted shelves. Radiator. Feature archway leads to second sitting room.
Second Sitting Room - 11'9 x 11'2
Hardwood cottage style double-glazed window to the rear. Window seat. Multi-pane glazed door to the south garden. Radiator. Exposed beam-work. Entrance leads to dining room area.
Dining Room - 8'9 x 11'3
Window to the side overlooking fallow ground. Quarry tiled floor. Radiator. Original window aperture with feature seat and doorway leading to kitchen/breakfast room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM (16'8 x 10'5)
A light usefully proportioned kitchen/breakfast area enjoying a duel aspect with window overlooking the main garden and window to the side. A range of panelled, fitted kitchen units comprising solid beech butchers block work surface, pine panel surrounds and a range of drawers and cupboards under. Inset one and a half sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Space for electric oven (electric oven included). Space for fridge (included). Space and plumbing for dishwasher (included). Quarry tiled floor.
Original window aperture with view to dining room. Period pine panelled latch door leads back to the entrance reception hall. Multi pane half glazed door leads to the north garden.
UTILITY ROOM (6'4 x 6'9)
Accessed via a multi pane glazed door from the entrance hall. Window overlooks the main garden. Work surface with decorative tiled surrounds. Stainless steel sink bowl and drainer unit. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Space and point for upright fridge/freezer. Wall mounted cupboards. Tiled floor.
Accessed via pine latch door from the entrance hall. Fitted low-level WC. Wall mounted wash basin. Wall-mounted, oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.
Pine staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to first floor landing. Hatch to loft storage space. Pine latch doors lead off the first floor landing to master bedroom.
MASTER BEDROOM (11'2 x 12'9)
A generous double bedroom enjoying exposed beam-work. Radiator. Hardwood, double glazed window overlooking the garden and enjoying extensive views to fields and hills beyond. Double doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space. Pine latch door leads to en-suite bathroom. A white suite comprising low-level WC, wall-mounted wash basin, glazed shower cubicle with wall-mounted electric shower over. Tiled surrounds. Period, multi-pane window to the side. Radiator. Shaver point. Double doors lead to cupboard.
BEDROOM TWO (12'7 x 8'6)
A second double bedroom with hardwood double-glazed window enjoying views across the garden to hills and fields beyond. Radiator. Period cast iron feature fire surround.
BEDROOM THREE (11'5 x 8'9 max)
A third generous single bedroom with multi-pane window to the side. Radiator. Door leads to large eaves storage cupboard.
FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM
A fitted white suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal wash basin. Bath with pine panel. Tiled surrounds. Radiator. Fitted cupboard space. Shaver point. Double doors lead to large walk-in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, shelving. Further eaves storage cupboard space. Velux ceiling window to the rear.
Timber 5-bar gate gives vehicular access to large gravel driveway providing off-road parking for 4-5 cars, leading to attached timber car-port.
CAR PORT (24'5 max 15'7 max)
Light and power connected. Further integral storage shed.
Timber gate gives access to south garden and greenhouse.
MAIN GARDENS - Extending to approximately a quarter of an acre.
The main north gardens of this property are a particular stunning selling feature being laid mainly to well-groomed lawn and enjoying a variety of beautiful, well-stocked cottage flower beds and a selection of mature trees, This garden offers a good degree of privacy and is a gardeners paradise. A variety of mature fruit trees. Timber summer house. Vintage wooden hen house and a dog kennel. Separate vegetable beds. The main garden is enclosed by mature hedging, estate railings and timber fencing. Oil-tank. Outside tap.
The south garden offers a secluded and sunny patio seating area and is enclosed by stone walling.
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