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2 bedroom town house for sale

2 The Cross Keys, Shaftesbury High Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP8 8JE


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Tenure: Freehold

2 THE CROSS KEYS is a two bedroom mid-terrace period town house built of Shaftesbury dressed greenstone under a slate tiled roof.  It is part of an historic conversion of a larger property and forms part of a small private and secluded courtyard development, set on the southern slopes of Shaftesbury and just a short hop to the bustling and thriving town centre.  The house is within the Shaftesbury conservation area and enjoys some far reaching views over the Blackmore Vale from its terrace.  The property benefits from light, bright and airy rooms of a generous size as well as a large basement and has easy access to a well maintained and stocked communal garden.

APPROACHED: From the high street through a set of double gates with  decorative ironwork through a wide covered passageway over the paved footpath to a series of shallow steps to the back door, from here a short flight of steps up to the terrace and the wooden part glazed front door.

ENTRANCE HALL: Cosy welcoming space, overhead inset spotlight, wall mounted dimplex radiator, part glazed French doors to:

LOUNGE: A good sized room, bright and airy, built-in wooden  display shelving with matching cupboards under.  Glazed French doors with glazed side panels open onto the terrace with far reaching views.  Inset ceiling spotlights, dimplex wall mounted radiator.

KITCHEN/DINER: A very attractive dual aspect room, fitted with a contemporary range of wall and floor cupboards and drawers with some glazed display cupboards, solid woodblock work surfaces over with inset 1½ bowl stainless sink. Freestanding stainless steel Rangemaster oven and space and plumbing for washing machine.  The splashbacks are clad in painted tongue and groove panelling. Door to large shelved pantry cupboard. Space for a good sized family dining table and chairs with chrome and glass French bistro lights over, oak floor boards, dimplex wall mounted radiator and doorway to:

BASEMENT/STUDY: There is restricted head height to the entrance but inside the room is 6’6 in height, fully lined and plastered and is a great versatile space.

Inset ceiling spotlight, loft hatch and door to:

BEDROOM 1: A well proportioned double room, dual aspect with UPVC double glazed window to front, doors to built-in large shelved cupboard, wall mounted dimplex radiator and inset ceiling spotlights.


FAMILY BATHROOM: Fully fitted with a contemporary suite comprising panel sided enamel bath with mixer tap and telephone shower head, matching low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under, recessed fully tiled shower cubicle with curtain to opening, UPVC double glazed sash window, inset ceiling spots and wall mounted electric radiator.

BEDROOM 2: A second generously sized double room, set into the eaves, display shelf to one wall, UPVC double glazed sash window, inset ceiling spots and dimplex radiator.

The property benefits from a good sized raised seating terrace with fabulous views out over the Blackmore vale .  A large cupboard built into the space under the terrace ideal  for storing garden equipment and housing for service meters, from here follow the footpath down through a low brick built wall to the:

Shared by the three properties in the courtyard is a small private and peaceful communal garden, laid out in a traditional way with central lawn area, enclosed by deep borders, well stocked with mature flowering shrubbery, a welcome space and would allow an opportunity to garden if one wished.




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

Council Tax Band: B
EPC rating:
Property M²:

TENURE:  Leasehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  







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22 September 2016

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