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4 Bankside Cottage


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Tenure: Freehold

4 BANKSIDE is a quaint and charming period three bedroom 18th C cottage, built of colour-washed brick under a clay tiled roof.  The house provides a spacious and comfortable character home, improved and maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owners.  Retaining many character features and period details, including cosy open fireplace, enclosed pretty cottage gardens.  Enjoying a convenient location in this popular North Dorset village of Bourton within easy distance of local schools, shops and bus routes, village inns and churches.
An early viewing is recommended to secure this desirable and beautiful home.

APPROACHED: from Brickyard Lane and easy access via personal pathway that leads to the rear of the cottage gardens.  Wooden latch gate opens into garden, old mellow brick pathway leads to:

ENTRANCE: Pitched and tiled storm canopy on brackets, painted stable door with obscure glazed top panel.

HALLWAY: Stairs to landing, wooden handrail, wall hung meter cupboard housing fuse board with meter and fuse box, coat hooks.  Natural wood grain panel door with glazed  top panel opens into:

SITTING ROOM: (14’9 x 14’8) Charming character room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling height, painted wainscot wooden panelling to walls.  Fireplace with inset wood burning stove creates cosy focal point, fireside alcove with book shelves, TV aerial point and panel radiator.  UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto front garden, deep display sill, front and side window, useful walk-in understairs cupboard.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (15’2 x 12’3) A well proportioned room with good ceiling height, well equipped and fitted with an extensive and attractive range of contemporary shaker style floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim, cornice and plinth, contrasting oak work tops and counters.  China clay Belfast sink with swan neck mixer tap, book shelves, attractive ceramic tiled splashbacks, stainless steel range cooker with five ring gas hob, extractor canopy over with fan and over station light.  Panel radiator, integrated dishwasher, painted wainscot panelling, matching skylight velux windows, porcelain floor tiles, ample room for table and chairs.  Oak door with glazed top panel.

GARDEN ROOM: (10’9 x 7’) Bright and airy room with triplex roof covering, wall lights and panel radiator, colour washed stone wall to return wall, porcelain floor tiles, pair of full height UPVC double glazed doors enjoy outlook and access onto rear garden.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: White suite comprising low level WC with pine seat.

UTILITY ROOM: (9’7 x 6’1) A useful room, matching wooden casement windows enjoy outlook onto rear garden with secondary double glazing. Porcelain floor tiles, hot water cylinder, florescent strip light, coat hooks and hot and cold plumbing for washing machine.

STAIRS: to first floor landing (second return stairs to attic room).  Built-in airing cupboard with slatted wooded shelving and panel radiator.

BATHROOM: Modern  white suite comprising moulded acrylic bath with side panel, chrome monobloc taps, Mira shower, glass screen, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome ladder radiator/towel rail.  Ceramic tiling to bath and shower area with matching splashbacks and spotlight track.

BEDROOM 1: (12’1 x 9’ (15’ into recess)) A well proportioned room with good ceiling height, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window, built-in wardrobes to return wall with hanging  rail and shelving.

BEDROOM 2: (15’4 x 8’9) (Recessed) Charming character room with sloped ceilings and exposed beams, power points, double glazed window and built-in hanging wardrobe.

ATTIC BEDROOM 3: (10’7 x 6’10) Bright and airy room, sloped ceiling, exposed beams, panel radiator, power points, built-in hanging cupboard with shelving, matching UPVC double glazed window.

FRONT GARDEN: is of a good but manageable size and fully enclosed by timber panel fencing with top trellis work, laid out in a traditional style predominately laid to lawn with flower borders and mellow brick pathway to entrance.

REAR GARDEN: The rear garden is an attractive and delightful feature being of a good but manageable size, laid out in a traditional style and having been very well maintained.  Put down to areas of level feature lawn edged with low ornamental flower borders and planted with a mature holly tree and standard rose.
There is a pleasant area of hardstanding and sun terrace with connecting footpaths and useful wooden tool shed.  The garden is enclosed by timber fencing and established clipped evergreen  hedging and enjoys a sunny and sheltered position.

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

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TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  



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13 April 2016

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