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Homeleigh, Main Road, Bourton, Dorset SP8 5BJ


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Tenure: Freehold

HOMELEIGH is a wonderful example of fine Victorian building and architecture being a five bedroom, two reception room family house in the sought after village of Bourton.  
The house has been improved and maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owners, to create a comfortable and stylish period home providing deceptively spacious and adaptable living accommodation, all provided in immaculate decorative order throughout, retaining period features and detail including, fireplaces and chimney pieces, original doors and an impressive staircase.
Enjoying a convenient location in this much favoured and sought after village of Bourton.  Being within easy walking distance of public houses, churches and first school.  An attractive feature being the generous enclosed well maintained gardens, ample parking and double garage.

APPROACHED: via sweeping tarmac driveway, wooden 5 bar gate opens onto driveway and generous parking apron, personal footpath cuts across neat and tidy lawn to:

ENTRANCE: Raised flagstone paved threshold step.

HALLWAY: Spacious reception area, picture rail, wall hung electric meter cupboard, original pine parquet wood block flooring, panel radiator, staircase and useful understairs cupboard.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: Stripped pine panelled door, white suite comprising low level WC with pine seat, pedestal wash hand basin, panel radiator, obscure glazed window, ceramic tiling to half height walls and splashbacks and porcelain floor tiles.

SITTING ROOM: (17’10 x 14’5) Wonderful character room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling heights, picture rail, deep bay window, double panel radiator, original sash windows enjoying pleasant outlook onto front gardens and neighbouring cottages and roof tops.  Feature fireplace with raised brick hearth and inset wood burning stove creates cosy focal point.  Fireside alcoves with shelving, TV aerial point, ample power points and second sash window enjoying outlook onto side garden.

SNUG ROOM/DINING ROOM: (12’6 x 17’) Nicely proportioned room with good ceiling height, picture rail and feature fireplace with raised hearth, brick arch detail and inset wood burning stove creates cosy focal point with matching fireside alcoves, panel radiator and original sash window enjoying pleasant outlook onto front.  Ample power points, TV aerial point and original stripped pine four panel door.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (22’3 x 13’3) Well proportioned room with good ceiling height, well equipped and fitted with extensive range of natural oak floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim.  Contrasting solid wood block work tops and counters.  Large deep china clay Belfast sink, space and plumbing for dishwasher, matching cupboards with work tops to return wall, range recess with inset oil fired Rayburn, wainscot panelling, matching built-in top and bottom alcove cupboards with matching drawers with roll edge work tops, ceramic splashbacks, matching sash and sash type windows enjoying outlook onto the garden and space for tall larder fridge freezer.

UTILITY ROOM: (9’9 x 9’1) A useful room, well proportioned with good ceiling height, painted shaker style wall and floor cupboards to return wall with roll edge work top, inset single bowl polypropylene sink and drainer, chrome swan neck mixer tap, small casement window, wooden painted door with glazed top panel enjoys access and outlook onto rear garden, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and florescent strip light.

STAIRCASE: Original stripped pine banister newel post with matching hand rail and spindles.  Return stairs to half landing and sash window.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Spacious reception area, second stairs to top floor landing.

BEDROOM 1: (17’10 x 14’9) Stripped pine panelled door, nicely proportioned room with good ceiling height, bright and airy bay, dual aspect windows, picture rail, original sash windows enjoying pleasant outlook onto gardens and far reaching countryside views, double panel radiator and original cast iron fireplace with grate and mantle, fireside alcoves.

BEDROOM 2: (17’ X 12’7”) Nicely proportioned character room with good ceiling height, picture rail, chimney breast with inset cast iron grate fireplace with surround and display mantle, matching sash windows enjoying outlook onto gardens and double panel radiator.

BEDROOM 3: (14’ x 12’) Original stripped pine door, nicely proportioned room with good ceiling height, picture rail, panel radiator, ample power points, large sash window enjoying pleasant outlook onto rear and across neighbouring gardens.  Double width airing cupboard with twin panel doors, housing hot water immersion heater and slatted wooden shelving.

.BEDROOM 4: ( 13’1 x 10’2) Of good proportions with good ceiling height, picture rail, ample power points, panel radiator, picture rail and matching sash window enjoying outlook onto well maintained gardens.

FAMILY BATHROOM: (10’ x 9’7) Well equipped and fitted with a period style suite in classic white comprising of moulded acrylic bath with painted side and end panel, hot and cold taps, low level WC and bidet.  Up step to pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with bi-fold screen, obscure glazed sash window and panel radiator.

SECOND STAIRCASE: Matching turned newel post, handrail and spindles to half return, sash window enjoys outlook onto neighbouring gardens.

SECOND SHOWER ROOM: Modern suite and low level WC with wooden seat.  Flush fitted floor cabinets, roll edge dresser tops, inset wash hand basin, hot and cold taps, fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle, ceramic tiling to walls and splashbacks, velux skylight window.

MASTER BEDROOM 5: (24’ x 19’) Wonderful character room, well proportioned, shallow sloped window, built-in eaves storage cupboards, ample power points, sash windows enjoying far reaching views across Bourton and beyond the village.

The gardens are an attractive and delightful feature being of a generous size and lie to the front, side and rear of the property.
Having been very well maintained, they are predominately laid to lawn and edged with well stocked flower and shrub beds and borders.
A long sweeping tarmac driveway leads onto a generous parking apron, providing ample parking for three/four vehicles and leads to a:

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: Double cedar wood garage with matching metal up-and-over doors with light and power, a UPVC oil storage tank is positioned just to the rear.

The garden and lawns extend to the side and rear of the property, creating a pleasant area for relaxing and seating with a productive vegetable plot and kitchen garden.  The gardens are planted with an abundance of established flowering plants and shrubs providing colour and interest throughout the season.  Enclosed by timber fencing the gardens enjoy a sheltered and secluded position.

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

Council Tax Band: E
EPC rating: D
Property M²: 207

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  







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