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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Sherborne, Dorset


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*Superbly presented detached family home*4 Bedrooms*Double Garage*Garden

SITUATION The property is set back from Gainsborough Drive, which itself is approached by turning off Bradford Road, widely regarded as one of Sherborne’s most desirable addresses, free from the hustle and bustle, yet within easy reach of the town centre. Dominated by its ancient Abbey and school Sherborne is one of the most attractive towns in Dorset. Numerous musical and cultural events throughout the year, coupled with a superb range of independent shops and boutiques, make the town a vibrant yet traditional place to live.

EDUCATION Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the area including Sherborne Boys, Girls and Prep, St Anthony’s Leweston, St Marys Shaftesbury, Bryanston, Millfield and Milton Abbey. Independent schools details The Gryphon secondary school in Sherborne is highly regarded. State schools information

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL Plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside. Racing is at Wincanton. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance. Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the World Heritage Designated Jurassic Coast (location of the 2012 Olympics). For further tourism and leisure information see

THE PROPERTY Constructed in 1989, to the very highest of standards, 16 Gainsborough Drive was carefully designed to create a spacious and comfortable house, perfectly suited to today’s lifestyle. The current owners have dedicated much time and thought to a complete updating in the last year of both the house and garden, including new windows, kitchen, flooring throughout and conservatory. The result is a stunning home of charm comprising top quality fixtures and fittings in a bright and airy setting of contemporary design. The house comprises some 1867.75ft² (GEA).

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY *Hall* Cloakroom• Sitting Room*Dining Room*Good sized family Kitchen with Rangemaster cooker* Study*Utility Room*Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room and adjoining Bathroom*3 Further Bedrooms*Family Bathroom* Conservatory*Double detached Garage

GARDEN *The garden is laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs and trees*Garden shed and tool store.

AGENTS NOTES Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

SOLICITORS Messrs. Battens, Sherborne. Att. Mrs Jill Cochrane. Tel: 01935 814811

LOCAL AUTHORITY West Dorset District Council, 58 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset Tel: 01305 251010 Dorset County Council, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset Tel: 01305 251000

COUNCIL TAX Band G, £2,774.17 amount payable 2011/12

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Gas fired central heating. Mains drainage. Broadband and telephone.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.

TENURE The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on completion.

VIEWINGS All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01935 815391. Please contact James Law or Alison Cuff for further details or email

DIRECTIONS From the A30 Yeovil Road turn onto Horsecastles Lane (A352) at the traffic lights. After 75 yards turn right onto Bradford Road. Proceed for 250 yards before turning left onto Gainsborough Drive. The property will be found approximately 150 yards on the right.


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