2 bedroom house for sale

5 Layton Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8EY

Under Offer £265,000

Property Description

Key features

  • END OF TERRACED HOUSE
  • TWO BEDROOMS
  • SITTING ROOM
  • KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
  • MASTER BEDROOM
  • 100' GARDEN

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

5 Layton Lane is a charming two bedroom end of terrace cottage pleasantly situated at the foot of Gold Hill, within a few minutes walk of Shaftesbury town centre. Built C1900s with brick elevations under a tiled roof, the cottage has been extended and updated in recent years to create a deceptively light and spacious property. The garden is a particular feature of the property being south facing and extending to over 100’ in length.

APPROACHED: A wrought iron gate and step lead from the lane to a handsome painted wooden front door which opens into:

SITTING ROOM: An original open fireplace with a raised tiled hearth and wood burning stove provides a cosy focal point to the room. There is fitted shelving and cupboard space built into the chimney recess, exposed wooden floor boards, panel radiator, recessed ceiling spot lights and sash window overlooking the front of the house. A door leads through into:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: A light and spacious open plan room which has been cleverly designed to take full advantage of its sunny south facing position with lovely views over the stunning rear garden.

DINING ROOM: Exposed wooden floor boards, original fireplace with tiled hearth, fitted shelving and cupboards built into the chimney recess, panel radiator, under stairs storage cupboard, recessed ceiling spot lights, plank and latch door gives access to the staircase rising to the first floor. Step down to:

KITCHEN: Fitted with an attractive range of cream country style fitted units comprising of base and wall mounted drawers and cupboards with solid wood work surfaces having ceramic tiled splash backs. A Belfast sink with chrome swan neck mixer tap is 

positioned under a window with pretty views
over the rear garden, space and plumbing for a slim line dishwasher, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for fridge freezer, 4 ring stainless steel gas hob with matching electric oven and extractor fan, two Velux style windows, door to the rear garden.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING: Large built in airing cupboard with gas central heating boiler and fitted linen shelving, small double glazed rear aspect window, panel radiator, plank and latch door to staircase leading to second floor.

BEDROOM TWO: A nicely proportioned double bedroom with original decorative fireplace, sash window overlooking the front of the house, panel radiator.

BATHROOM: A lovely bright and sunny room fitted with a modern white suite comprising of a tongue and groove panel enclosed bath with mains power shower and ceramic tiled splash backs, pedestal wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splash back and mirror above, low level WC, chrome ladder style heated towel rail, exposed floor boards, extractor fan, double glazed window with views over the rear garden.

SECOND FLOOR

MASTER BEDROOM: A generously proportioned south facing room partially built into the eaves with a large double glazed picture window providing glorious views over the garden and the southern slopes of the town. Built in eaves storage space, built in wardrobe, panel radiator.

 


OUTSIDE

REAR
The rear garden is a delightful feature of the property being south facing and extending to over 100’ in length. A raised paved patio abuts the rear of the cottage with steps leading down to an area of lawn and a further paved terrace making an ideal space for outdoor seating. Beyond the lawn is a generous brick built garden shed with light, power and a large window. A pathway then extends beyond the shed to the rest of the garden which comprises of a further area of lawn which leads on to a productive and dedicated vegetable garden with four raised beds and a greenhouse. A shared pathway extends down one side of the cottage giving access to the front.

FRONT
To the front of the cottage is a small hard standing which is enclosed by a painted wrought iron railings and a matching gate.

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

Council Tax Band: B    
EPC rating: D    
Property M²: 72

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  

 

 

 

 

 


 


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09 June 2016

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  • Gillingham (Dorset) (3.9 mi)
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18 High Street, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JG

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Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hambledon Estate Agents, Shaftesbury

18 High Street, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JG

01747 633011 Local call rate

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