6 bedroom house for sale1 Ivy Cross, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8DW
- PERIOD STONE HOUSE
- SIX BEDROOMS
- 16' SITTING ROOM
- 21' DINING ROOM
- 20' KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
- FORMERLY USED AS A HOTEL/BED AND BREAKFAST
- GENEROUS PARKING FOR 4-5 CARS
1 IVY CROSS is an attractive and substantial six bedroom attached period stone house built c19th of local stone under a clay tiled roof, with versatile and adaptable living accommodation arranged over three floors.
The house has been well maintained and improved to a high standard to create a charming character house retaining many period details and features including fine marble fireplaces, fine stone mullioned windows and surviving geometric encaustic tiled floor to the hallway, incorporating a fabulous bespoke fitted kitchen with range cooker and stove.
Enjoying a convenient location on the edge of the bustling town centre with ample parking, garage and enclosed well maintained gardens. An early viewing is recommended to secure this desirable and charming home.
APPROACHED: Via easy pull in onto driveway and generous parking apron, put down to part shingle and gravel, providing parking for 4/5 vehicles-(motor home/caravan space).
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Of dressed stone under a pitched and clay tiled roof, painted panelled front door, original encaustic tiled floor, period bell push, flagstone step, painted panelled door opens into:
SPACIOUS HALLWAY: Original encaustic tiled floor, wall hung electric meter cupboard with electric fuse box and meter. Original sash windows with small paned transom window, staircase, under stairs recess, panel radiator, original four panel door to:
SITTING ROOM: 16’1” x 14’2” Wonderful character room with good ceiling height, cornice and coving, feature bay window, original sash windows with top transoms, fielded panels, two double panel radiators, original fire place with marble surround, ornamental carved corbel cast iron fire back with inset tiled display mantle, creates attractive focal point with tiled hearth.
DINING ROOM: 21’ x 14’ Painted panelled door with obscure glazed top panel, wonderful family room, well proportioned with good ceiling height, coving and cornice, dado rail, deep bay window with UPVC double glazed window. Double panel radiator, original fireplace of marble surround with display mantle, quarry tiled hearth, inset wood burning stove creates cosy focal point with fireside alcove. Stripped pine floor boards, ample power points, television aerial point.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 20’3” x 14’1” A fabulous room finished in a contemporary shaker style, well equipped and fitted with an extensive range of floor and wall Cupboards with matching drawers and trim ( all soft close) with cornice and plinth, glazed display cabinets, contrasting oiled Oka work top and counters, ceramic tiled to splash backs. Range recess to return wall, original slate surround, tiled splash panel, matching floor and wall cupboards with drawers and oak work tops, Belling range cooker with eight ring double gas hob with extractor hood over, triple electric ovens with pan shelf. Central island equipped with additional cupboards, integral dishwasher, oak work tops, Belfast sink, chrome mixer taps, twin full height tall boy cupboards, space for pantry fridge freezer, exposed floor boards, panel radiator, deep walk in under stairs cupboard. UPVC double glazed windows, pair of full height UPVC double glazed doors enjoying outlook and access to gardens. Step down to rear passage, panel radiator, original painted panel door, with brick arch detail to rear porch, cold water tap.
DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER/UTILITY: White suite with low level W.C, wash hand basin, monobloc mixer tap, fully tiled walk in shower cubicle, porcelain travertine effect tilling to floor and half height walls and splash backs. Obscure UPVC double glazed window, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
IMPRESSIVE CARVED STAIRCASE: (Painted) of turned banister post, hand rail and spindles, rear stairs to landing, matching banister post and galleried handrail, half landing and shelving.
BEDROOM 1: 16’3” x 14’2” Painted panelled door, well proportioned room with good ceiling height, original fireplace with cast iron surround and display mantle, deep bay window, double panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window, power points.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled walk in shower cubicle, screen, chrome shower fittings, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash backs, low level W.C.
BEDROOM 2: 14’ x 10’6” Painted panelled door, well proportioned room with good ceiling height, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, hand towel rail, tiled splash back, UPVC double glazed window, top cupboard.
BEDROOM 3: 13’ x 10’9” Four panel doors open into corridor, (cast iron fireplace in situ). Well proportioned bedroom with good ceiling height, sloped ceiling, double panel radiator, storage cupboard, UPVC double glazed window.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with chrome shower, extractor fan.
SECOND STAIRCASE: Rises to half height landing, doorway, return stairs to:
TOP FLOOR: bedroom 4: 14 x 9’2” Bright and airy room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling height, corner cast iron fireplace, double panel radiator, exposed beam, UPVC double glazed window.
BEDROOM 5: 14’4” x 9’1” A bright room, sloped ceiling, nicely proportioned, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window.
BATHROOM: Modern suite comprising moulded acrylic bath with side panel, chrome mixer taps, shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, ceramic tiles to bath and shower area with matching splash backs, obscure UPVC double glazed window.
BEDROOM 6: 14’2” x 13’7” Well proportioned room, good ceiling height, sloped ceiling, cast iron fireplace, double panel radiator, exposed beams. UPVC double glazed window.
OUTSIDE: The gardens are an attractive feature and lie to the front, side and rear of the property. Enclosed by established hedging and timber panel fencing to provide privacy and seclusion.
The majority is partly laid down to shingle and gravel for ease of maintenance, and to provide generous areas of off road parking for 4/5 vehicles, with five bar wooden gate. The remainder is put down to lawn with a timber decked area providing privacy and shelter for relaxing, outdoor seating and eating Al Fresco. There is a wooden pergola and useful outdoor shed. The garden enjoys a sheltered and sunny aspect.
SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone, all subject to the usual utility regulations.
NB: The central heating was overhauled in April 2015 and a new boiler has been fitted.
Council Tax Band: F
NB Agents Notes
This property was once a band B and has commercial potential.
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
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