3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Southbrook, Mere, BA12

Offers in Region of £429,950

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Tenure: Freehold

An attractive individual two/three bedroom detached bungalow built in the 1970’s, and extended to provide spacious and adaptable living accommodation. The bungalow has been improved and maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owner and is presented in good decorative order throughout. Enjoying a quiet and convenient location situated on the edge of Mere, with beautiful well maintained gardens that extend to approximately ⅓ acre, easy off road parking and garage, with fabulous far reaching countryside views to the rear. An early viewing is highly recommended.

Approached via five bar wooden gate that opens onto generous parking apron as hardstanding.

ENTRANCE PORCH: Quarry tiled step, recessed covered porch, attractive half panelled front door with obscure double glazed top panel.

HALLWAY: Spacious reception area, coved ceiling, dado rail, alcove with open display shelving, telephone point, polished woodblock parquet flooring, panel radiator, built-in airing cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water tank, immersion heater and slatted shelving.

LOUNGE: 20’11” x 10’7” Well proportioned room with good ceiling height, bright and airy being dual aspect, coved ceiling, dado rail, attractive feature cut and dressed stone fireplace with raised hearth and display mantle, inset ‘Living Flame’ gas fire, panel radiator, television aerial point, ‘curved’ UPVC double glazed bow window with deep display sill enjoying outlook onto the front garden, full height UPVC double glazed French doors enjoying outlook and access onto paved terrace and well maintained rear garden, this room enjoys fabulous far reaching views across open country to Whitesheet Hill.

INNER HALLWAY: Coved ceiling, panel radiator, large UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto the rear garden.

BEDROOM 1: 18’5” x 10’3” Well proportioned room with good ceiling height, coved ceiling, panel radiator, built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and top shelf storage, telephone point, integrated ‘Hi-Fi’ speakers to ceiling.

BEDROOM 2: 18’5” x 10’3” Well proportioned room, coved ceiling, built-in fitted wardrobes with matching panel door with hanging rail and top shelf storage, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto the front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Well equipped and fitted with a modern contemporary suite comprising moulded acrylic corner bath with handgrips, monobloc mixer taps and hand held shower attachment and front curved panel, matching

pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, low level W.C. with a wooden seat, full height ceramic tiles to walls and splashbacks with decorative picture panels and border tiles, pine cladding to ceiling with integrated ‘Hi-Fi’ speakers, travertine floor tiles with underfloor heating, UPVC obscure double glazed window.

UTILITY ROOM: 10’4” x 8’11” Bright and airy useful room, painted ‘Wainscot’ panelling to dado rail, panel radiator, roll top work counter with inset circular bowl with swan neck mixer taps, floor cupboard, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine/condenser tumble-dryer, spotlight cluster, attractive ceramic floor tiles, floor standing ‘Baxi’ gas boiler serving gas central heating and domestic hot water, useful built-in broom/store cupboard with shelving, panel radiator, space for fridge/freezer, stable door opens into conservatory.

BEDROOM 3/STUDY: 9’4” x 8’5” Papered ceiling, double glazed window to front garden, full glazed door, inset wardrobes to one wall, single panel radiator, telephone point.

DINING ROOM: 12’ x 9’10” Well proportioned room with good ceiling height, coved ceiling, panel radiator, matching UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto well maintained front garden, serving hatch through to kitchen, ample room for dining table and chairs.

SHOWER ROOM: Well equipped and fitted with a modern suite, fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with curved glass screen, chrome shower fittings, matching wash hand basin with monobloc mixer taps, low level W.C. with a wooden seat, panel radiator, travertine floor tiles, underfloor heating, full height ceramic tiling to walls and splashbacks, pine cladding to ceiling, UPVC obscure double glazed window.

KITCHEN: 12’8” x 9’10” Well equipped and fitted with an attractive and extensive range of medium oak floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim, cornice and plinth, contrasting ‘granite’ effect roll top worksurface and counters, inset 1½ bowl polypropylene sink and drainer with chrome swan neck mixer tap, inset ‘AEG’ electric ceramic hob with extractor fan and oversurface light, built-in double electric fan assisted oven and grill, wine rack, glazed display cabinet, attractive ceramic tiling to floor, spotlight cluster, UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto the rear garden with breathtaking far reaching countryside views, panel radiator, stable door opens into:

CONSERVATORY: 17’11” x 10’8” A useful and attractive addition of UPVC construction atop a block plinth with coloured glass top windows, wall lights, panel radiator, ‘bull nose’ display sill, fixed and opening UPVC double glazed window enjoying a pleasant outlook onto the rear garden with stunning far reaching countryside views.

THE GARDENS: Are an attractive and delightful feature and extend to approximately ⅓ acre, having been beautifully maintained by the present owners. The gardens lie to the front, side and rear of Longcroft and are predominantly laid to well tended areas of level feature lawns edged with shaped ‘Cotswold’ stone edged scalloped beds, a paved apron provides an area of patio or sun terrace and is enclosed by low stone walling, this area is ideal for barbecue, eating Al-fresco or simply outdoor seating, a large wooden ‘cedar’ summerhouse is positioned in a far corner of the garden. The garden is planted with an abundance of established flowering plants and shrubs and established specimen trees.

Personal pathway alongside of Longcroft gives alternative access onto generous parking apron and driveway that leads to the garage. There is a useful tool shed to the side. A wooden half panelled and glazed door opening onto the garden, fuel bunkers. The garden enjoys a sheltered and sunny aspect and enjoys beautiful far reaching countryside views.

SINGLE DETACHED GARAGE: Up and over door, light and power, useful overhead storage.

SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.

TENURE: Freehold

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  • Gillingham (Dorset) (3.6 mi)
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19 High Street Gillingham SP8 4QT

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