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Wootton, Wyke Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4NH


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Tenure: Freehold

WOOTTON is an attractive period two bedroom semi-detached cottage, C1860, built of local natural stone with red brick quoins under a clay tiled roof.  Formerly built as brewery workers cottages for the Wyke Brewery, this charming character home has been sympathetically updated and modernised to provide a spacious and comfortable home, retaining cosy open fireplaces, practical well equipped kitchen/breakfast room, two double bedrooms and modern bathroom with shower and bath.  Enjoying a convenient location in this ever popular and sought after residential area of Wyke, with easy generous off-road parking and enclosed gardens.

APPROACHED: from Wyke Road via generous parking apron/hardstanding for two cars, wrought iron latch gate, pea gravel courtyard/path.

ENTRANCE: Painted wooden panelled front door with glazed fanlight.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Spacious reception area, medium oak laminate flooring, wall hung cupboard with hinged door housing electric fuse boards with electric fuse box and trip, double panel radiator, stairwell, useful understairs cupboard.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: Modern white suite comprising low level WC, porcelain wash hand basin atop a vanity cupboard, ceramic tiled splashback, ceramic tiled floor, panel radiator, obscure glazed fixed window, extractor fan.

LOUNGE/DINER: (21’6 x 12’2) Wonderful family room full of character, well proportioned with good ceiling height, original fireplaces with brick arch detail flagstone hearth (one fireplace is  not in use), fireside alcoves with useful shelving, television aerial point, medium oak laminate flooring, two panel radiators, UPVC double glazed window with top opener, walkway through to:

KITCHEN: (16’1 x 9’2) Well equipped and fitted with an extensive and practical range of light wood grain effect floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim, contrasting roll edge worktops and counters.  Inset china clay 1½ bowl sink and drainer with chrome swan neck mixer tap, new inset four ring stainless steel gas hob  and new matching built-in under counter Baumatic electric fan assisted oven and grill, matching stainless steel extractor with fan and over surface lighting.  Attractive ceramic tiled splashbacks, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and dishwasher, space for larder/pantry fridge, wall hung Ariston gas fired boiler serving central heating and domestic hot water.  Panel radiator, halogen spotlight tracks, contrasting ceramic floor tiles, ample space for table and chairs, UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto the courtyard garden, pair of full height UPVC double glazed french patio doors enjoying outlook and access onto flagstone paved courtyard and garden.

STAIRWELL: Painted bannister post and handrail, return stairs to:

LANDING: Matching turned bannister post and galleried handrail, obscure glazed landing window with deep sill, small wooden loft hatch.

MASTER BEDROOM: (16’ x 10’11) Well proportioned room, bright and airy, good ceiling height, picture rail, panel radiator, matching new double glazed window enjoys outlook onto the street and neighbouring stone cottages, chimney breast and matching alcoves.

BEDROOM 2: (10’5 X 9’4) Bright airy room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling height, panel radiator, alcoves and shelving, UPVC double glazed window enjoys outlook beyond Wyke with countryside glimpses.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Modern white suite comprising moulded acrylic bath with side and end panels, chrome handgrips, hot and cold taps, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with curved glass screen, chrome shower fittings, ceramic tiling to half height walls and splashbacks, contrasting ceramic tiled floor, obscure double glazed window, shaver point/fluorescent strip light, access to loft hatch, chrome ladder towel rail.  



The gardens are an attractive feature and lie to the front, side and rear of Wootton and are arranged as:

Enclosed by original wrought iron hooped railings, with wrought iron latch gate, a narrow strip of front garden is put down to pea gravel with planted rockery/flower knot.  To the side is a generous area of concrete hardstanding that provides valuable and easy off-road parking for two cars, fenced off to the side and rear by timber panel fencing.

This is of a good but manageable size, easy to maintain, with an area set aside as a traditional cottage garden, planted with an abundance of flowering plants and shrubs with brick edging.  The remainder is put down to pea gravel and a flagstone apron provides an area of patio, ideal for outdoor seating and eating al fresco.  The garden is enclosed by timber panel fencing and enjoys a private and sunny position with raised kitchen/vegetable garden.  Useful timber panel shed, outside tap and light, covered log store, wooden gate opens onto the front and parking apron.
SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone and gas all subject to the usual utility regulations.  

Council Tax Band: B
EPC rating:  D
Property M²: 110

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  







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