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6 bedroom detached house for sale


Guide Price £825,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Double Garages
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Room
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Conservatory
  • Drawing Room
  • Good Size Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most impressive family house built in 1928, extending to approximately 3,683 square feet and benefitting from a large mature garden.

St Rumbolds House was built in 1928 and been improved and extended whilst preserving the period features of this delightful house. There are fireplaces in almost every room, picture rails, coved ceilings with moulded ceiling roses, archways and bow windows. The house was significantly extended in 1997 with the addition of a large double aspect drawing room with French doors to the garden terrace and above is a most impressive master bedroom suite. An Amdega conservatory was added in 2004 with fitted blinds and automatic vents and French doors opening onto the terrace. The impressive accommodation extends to approximately 3,683 sq ft including three reception rooms a study, conservatory and breakfast room, whilst upstairs there are six double bedrooms and bathroom facilities.

St Rumbolds House is located down a long private drive within a large garden plot set amongst other residential property from adjoining streets. The house is within a level walk of the town centre where there are numerous facilities to cater for most everyday requirements. Shaftesbury offers an excellent range of facilities including a delicatessen, cafes, coffee shops, restaurants, niche retailers, the newly refurbished Grosvenor Hotel, banks, a cottage hospital, a library, a health centre and an arts centre. The area has excellent communication links via the A303 and A30 providing road access to London and the south west. The nearby town of Gillingham has a mainline railway station serving London Waterloo and the south west.

Oak front door to:

Entrance Hall:
Coved ceiling, part glass door to:

Coved ceiling, return staircase to first floor, coat pegs, orial window and moulded arches..

WC, pedestal wash hand basin, extractor fan.

Drawing Room:
Fireplace with inset gas fire, carved wood surround and marble hearth, picture rail, coved ceiling, ceiling roses. French doors to garden, recess for book shelves.

Sitting Room:
Picture rail and coved ceiling. Open fireplace, tiled hearth and carved wood surround and mantel. Double doors to:

Blinds, automatic vent, French doors to terrace, central chandelier, wood frame.

Former window frame to conservatory now used as book shelf. Fireplace now boarded up. Door to back lobby.

Dining Room:
Bow window. Open fireplace, tile hearth and carved wood surround and mantel with inset mirror, picture rail and coved ceiling.

Breakfast Room:
Fireplace with wood burner, built in cupboards, walk in cupboard to water and electric meters, coved ceiling.

Range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, gas hob and Cannon cooking range with double gas oven, hobs and grill. Extractor fan, tile splash backs, gas boiler, space for fridge freezer.

Walk in larder with shelves and slate work top.

Utility Room:
Range of cupboards and drawers with sink and drainer unit, work top, plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer. tiled splash backs. door from lobby to outside.

Back Lobby:
Coat pegs, boiler controls, door to study and garden.

Wash Room:
WC, wash hand basin, medicine cabinet, shower cubicle, part tile walls.

Moulded arches, artex ceiling rose.

Master Bedroom Suite:
Entrance lobby

En-Suite Bathroom:
Mixer tap, hand shower and wall fitting, tiled splash backs, shower rail and curtain, corner cupboard, WC, vanity cupboard and drawers. Concealed ceiling lights, extractor fan.

Dressing Room:
Fitted cupboards and wardrobe, double aspect, loft hatch to roof space, ceiling lights. Arch to bedroom

Bedroom 1:
Double aspect.

Bedroom 2:
Bow window, picture rail, coved ceiling and ceiling rose.

Bedroom 3:
Fireplace (boarded up), picture rail, coved ceiling, artex ceiling rose.

Bedroom 4:
Fireplace (boarded up), picture rail, coved ceiling, artex ceiling rose.

Family Bathroom:
Bathroom suite comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with mixer taps, hand shower attachment and wall fitting. Shower cubicle with Mira shower unit and curtain. Shaver/light socket, tile splash backs.

First Floor Cloakroom:
WC, pedestal wash hand basin, ile splash backs.

Bedroom 5:
Airing cupboard, hot water cylinder, fire place (boarded up).

Bedroom 6:
Fireplace (boarded up) picture rail, coved ceiling, artex ceiling rose.

WC, bath, mixer taps and hand shower attachment, part tile wall and Mira wall shower. Extractor fan, coved ceiling.

A private driveway of approximately 50 metres leads from St Rumbolds Road to a large gravelled parking area in front of the house with access to two double garages. Attached between the house and a double garage is a car port. Many varieties of shrubs are planted alongside the drive where there are also three greenhouses. There is access around both sides of the house to an impressive raised terrace adjoining the rear of the house and the conservatory with steps down to a large level area of lawn. The garden has a mature planting scheme including hydrangeas, roses, camellias, bamboo and azaleas and mature and nursery trees including a laburnum, liquid amber, tulip, lilac, holly, magnolia, acer, silver birch and beech trees. There are also apple and plum trees and herbaceous flower beds. In one corner of the garden there are raised vegetable beds. There is an octagonal summerhouse positioned in one corner of the lawn facing back towards the house and the whole garden is enclosed by a variety hedging plants, whilst the fencing is all the responsibility of the neighbouring residential properties.

Double Garage 1:
6.4m (21ft) x 5.59m (18ft 4in) Electric up and over door. power and light, side door.

Double Garage 2:
6.58m (21ft 7in) x 5.56m (18ft 3in) Electric up and over door, power and light, side door and windows.

From our office proceed down the High Street before turning left into St Rumbolds Road. The entrance to St Rumbolds House will be found on the right shortly after the turning for Belmont Close.

Mains electricity, drainage, gas and water (metered) are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating (boiler installed 2010), gas fired woodburner and two open fires.

North Dorset District Council Tax Band G. Amount payable 2,713.66 year 2011/12.


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Woolley & Wallis, Shaftesbury

Minster House The Commons, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JU

01747 417013 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Woolley & Wallis, Shaftesbury

Minster House The Commons, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JU

01747 417013 Local call rate

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