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3 bedroom detached house for sale

1 Well Lane

Under Offer £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • HANDSOME THREE BEDROOM HOUSE
  • PERIOD PROPERTY 1869
  • IMPROVED AND UPDATED TO HIGH STANDARD
  • MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES
  • SHORT WALK TO SHAFTESBURY TOWN CENTRE
  • SOUGHT AFTER AREA OF ENMORE GREEN
  • OFF ROAD PARKING

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

1 Well Lane is a robust and handsome three bedroom detached period property built in 1869 of predominantly Gillingham red brick with buff brick diamont decorations and decorative brickwork to window arches  under a slate tiled roof.  The house has been much improved, updated and extended to an exceptionally high standard by the present owners to provide a comfortable and practical family home whilst retaining many of the original cottage features.  The extensions and refurbishments have been carried out in a  sympathetic manner which enhance the overall charm of the property and provide a generous kitchen/dining room with separate utility, lounge and small study, three good sized bedrooms, family bathroom and contemporary downstairs shower room all presented in immaculate order throughout.  There is also full planning permission for an additional downstairs room which could double as a garden room come guest room with French doors out to the garden.
The property enjoys a wonderful location in the much sought after Enmore Green area of Shaftesbury which is part of the conservation area and is a short walk to Shaftesbury town centre with its range of  independent shops, supermarkets, doctors and dentists.  The house sits in a private and tranquil enclosed garden and has a driveway and parking for two cars.  An early viewing is highly recommended to secure this fabulous period home.

APPROACH: From Well Lane, one step up through a wrought iron gate over a paved footpath, mature planted borders to one side and bay hedge, shiplap fence and gateway to side garden, on to the UPVC front door with tiled storm canopy over opening into:

PORCH: Original brick built porch updated with UPVC double glazed door opening into a spacious entrance lobby with painted glass arched window to one side, arched recess with built in shelf, hooks, and storage bench for hats, gloves, shoes etc, ceramic floor tiles, arched  doorway with four panel wooden door to :

LOUNGE: A bright, cosy and charming room of good proportion and head height, large small paned UPVC double glazed  window to side with garden aspect, open brickwork fireplace with marble and decorative carved stone surround providing a pleasant focal point for the room, built in wooden shelving to chimney recess, panel radiator, central ceiling pendant, four panel wooden door to:

INNER LOBBY: Wooden latch door to under stairs cupboard to 

STUDY: Decorative plasterwork to ceiling, UPVC, double glazing to side, panel radiator, ceramic tiled floor, central ceiling pendant.
KITCHEN/DINER: A generous sized room fitted with an attractive contemporary cream coloured shaker style range of wall and floor drawers and cupboards with contrasting granite work surface and splash back, inset double bowl deep ceramic sink with Victorian style chrome swan neck mixer, integral dishwasher, free standing stainless steel five ring Fischer-Paykel oven with integral pan drawer and matching overhead stainless steel  extractor, space for freestanding fridge freezer, splash backs of neutral cream ceramic tiles, inset ceiling spotlights, french wooden double glazed doors to garden large archway opens into 
DINING AREA:  With space for a large family dining table and chairs, central ceiling pendant, UPVC double glazed window with outlook over garden, engineered oak floorboards throughout, contemporary wall mounted radiator, wooden four panel door to

UTILITY ROOM: Well thought out practical space comprising range of contemporary wall and floor mounted cupboards with solid wood block work surface with integral splash back, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, inset ceiling spots, oak floorboards, part glazed wooden door to garden, UPVC double glazed side window, loft hatch, door to

DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM:  A recently updated shower room comprising low level white contemporary WC, ceramic rectangular wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and in built wooden vanity cupboard, double shower cubicle with chrome and glass sliding door, wall mounted chrome shower unit, fully tiled in small natural stone mosaic tiles, wooden overhead velux, four shelves built into excess, chrome heated towel rail, inset ceiling spotlights and extractor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Stairs are accessed through a part glazed door in the lounge and rise, with original wooden panelling to side with wooden hand rail, to the landing.

BEDROOM 2: A charming and generous double room, UPVC window to front, painted brick chimney breast, painted  original wooden panelling to doorway, panel radiator.

BEDROOM 3: Wooden four panel doorway to single bedroom, UPVC double glazed side window, stripped pine floorboards, central ceiling pendant, panel radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM: An attractive room furnished in a modern style ceramic suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with chrome hot and cold taps, low level WC, panel sided deep bath with side furniture consisting of hand held shower head and hot and cold taps, the whole room is panelled in painted 1/2 height tongue and groove board, velux window, central ceiling pendant, Victorian style chrome and ceramic heated towel rail, light over sink, vinyl to floor.

MASTER BEDROOM: Four panel wooden door opens into a newly extended room set in the eaves, dual aspect with UPVC double glazed windows to back and side, central ceiling pendant, stained and waxed floorboards, panel radiators. 

OUTSIDE: Driveway with parking for two cars, enclosed by ship lap fencing with gateway into the garden.

GARDENS: A much loved feature of the property are the well maintained and tended cottage style gardens which are mainly to the side of the property and can be accessed from the house via the french doors in the kitchen or from the front path through the shiplap gate over the stepping stone footpath which runs around the house.  The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with some deep well stocked borders and beds with an abundant display of flowering shrubs, plants and bushes including a variety of hydrangeas, fuschas, Japanese daisys, climbing clematis, hellebores and spring flowering bulbs.  To the front of the garden the borders are raised and retained by rustic railway sleepers for easy planting.  A gravelled french gully encircles the house and is edged in Victorian style paviours and is home to a climbing rose and hydrangea.  Further on towards the steps to the kitchen are raised beds providing herbs which carries on into a well stocked flower border.  To the back of the house is a generous paved area which leads on to the back door, the outside tap and the original brick built outbuilding currently used as a garden store.  Further on up one step through a picket gate to a gravelled area home to a wooden shed with covered area ideal for garden equipment, pushbikes etc.  The gardens are fully enclosed by a variety of shiplap fencing, well mainted hedging and the original brick built roll top wall which is high to the sides and low at the front and topped in stone.

Agents Note: There is full planning permission for a garden room to the side of the kitchen.

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

Council Tax Band: C
EPC rating: 
Property M²:

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  


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