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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Old Orchard Close, Lydlinch, Sturminster Newton

Sold STC £310,000

Property Description

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An extremely well maintained mature semi detached home set in grounds of about half an acre boasting fabulous rural views and located in the small village of Lydlinch which lies just three miles outside of the market town of Sturminster Newton and Stalbridge - Dorset's smallest town - in the opposite direction. We believe that the property was built towards the end of the 1940's and has been a family home since then to two generations. During this time the property has been very much cherished and improved with the addition of a single storey extension to the side creating a large combined kitchen and dining room. The property also benefits from oil fired central heating via radiators, has either Upvc double or triple glazed windows and doors and is on mains drainage. A viewing is strongly advised to fully appreciate this comfortable family home with its easy to use layout and wonderful views.

In brief, the ground floor accommodation consists of light and welcoming entrance hall with storage cupboard, sitting room, combined kitchen and dining room with some built in appliances, further reception room with flexible usage - currently used as a snug and boasting French doors to the rear garden, cloakroom and useful porch. On the first floor there is the bathroom and four bedrooms, two of which are of a double size and all benefiting from some degree of countryside view. Outside there is gated parking for at least four cars and a large rear garden - mostly laid to lawn with potential for life stock or just a space for children and pets to let off steam.

Energy Efficiency Rating D - Council Tax Band C - DRAFT DETAILS

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - Upvc front door with glass pane opens into a light and welcoming entrance hall with window to the side aspect. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Coved. Central heating thermostat. Power and telephone points. Built in storage cupboard with shelves and coat hooks. Laminate flooring. Natural wood panelled door to the cloakroom, glazed door to the kitchen/dining room and part glazed door to the:-

Sitting Room - 4.19m'' x 4.29m'' (13'9'' x 14'1'') - Window to the front with view over the drive. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Television connection.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 3.02m'' x 6.55m'' (9'11'' x 21'6'') - Maximum measurements - Dining Area - Window overlooking the rear garden and countryside beyond. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Glazed door to the snug.
Kitchen Area - Window over looking the rear garden and nearby countryside. Ceiling light. Coved. Plenty of power points. Kick heater. Fitted with a range of wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit with cutlery and deep pan drawers and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Built in double electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated tumble dryer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for fridge/freezer. Laminate flooring throughout. Part glazed door to the:-

Porch - Part glazed door to the front. Windows to the front and side. Ceiling light. Coat hooks. Radiator. Power points. Wood effect vinyl flooring.

Snug - 2.44m x 3.86m'' (8' x 12'8'' ) - Maximum measurements. French doors opening to timber steps leading to the rear garden and enjoying rural views in the distance. Ceiling light. Coved. Built in floor cupboards with shelves over to either side of the chimney breast. Radiator. Power and television points.

Cloakroom - Obscured glazed window to the side. Ceiling light. Coved. Air vent. Low level WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin with mirror over. Radiator. Tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor.

First Floor -

Landing - Stairs rise and return to the landing. Window part way up the stair case. Ceiling light. Coved. Access to loft space with pull down ladder, boarded, light and insulated. Natural wood panelled doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom - 4.22m'' x 3.71m'' (13'10'' x 12'2'') - Window to the front with partial view in the distance. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, hanging rail and shelves built in to either side of chimney breast.

Bedroom Two - 2.64m'' x 3.71m'' (8'8'' x 12'2'') - Window overlooking the rear garden and boasting fabulous rural views. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Wall shelves to one side of chimney breast and airing cupboard to the other side fitted with slatted shelves and housing the hot water cylinder.

Bedroom Three - 1.91m'' x 3.48m'' (6'3'' x 11'5'') - Window to the front aspect with partial rural views in the distance. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Fitted with double wardrobe with hanging rail, shelf and drawers below, chest of drawer and overhead storage cupboards.

Bedroom Four - 2.03m'' x 3.28m'' (6'8'' x 10'9'') - Window with view over the rear garden and fields beyond. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Television connection.

Bathroom - Obscured glazed window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Suite consisting of low level WC, bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror over and separate shower cubicle with electric shower fitted. Wall mounted bathroom cabinet. Vinyl flooring.

Outside -

Garden - The property is approached from the cul de sac via double timber gates opening onto a good sized gravelled parking area with sufficient space to park at least four cars. A gate to the side of the house provides access to the rear garden. This is mostly laid to lawn and interspersed with trees. The garden is fully enclosed and is of a very good size offering the potential for life stock.

Directions -

From The Sturminster Newton - Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street. At the traffic lights proceed over the bridge and turn right onto the A357 heading towards Sherborne. Proceed through the village passing the turning into Platts on the left hand side - just after take a right turn into Old Orchard Close. The property will be found at the end of the cul de sac.


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