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3 bedroom character property for sale

High Street, Swanage, Dorset, BH19

Sold STC £310,000

Property Description

Key features

  • BUILT IN THE 1870'S

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

High Street, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2LZ

Set in this convenient town centre location this character cottage was built in the 1870's & offers well presented spacious accommodation with a number of fascinating features. Offered with no forward chain.

The Property:
The property is one of three terrace cottages with shared steps & path leading to the entrance porch.

The porch itself overlooks the front garden with panelled windows, with light & feature exposed brick work with a secure front door leading into the lounge.

The lounge has a picturesque fireplace with wood frame surround with useful alcoves to either side. A large window overlooks the front aspect with a radiator beneath. There is also an under stairs storage cupboard.

The spacious kitchen has tiled flooring throughout & pine country style units at base & eye level including matching drawers & glass fronted display cupboards. There is also a butler sink with integral side drainers, decorative fireplace with wood surround & shelf, a radiator & a open larder cupboard. There is space with in an alcove for an upright fridge/freezer & a range cooker.

Tiled flooring flows through into the utility room where there is space & plumbing for a washing machine & a floor mounted boiler. A window overlooks the rear garden.

Tiled flooring continues into the sun room which opens out & gives access to a shower & downstairs wc. There is a stable door giving access to the rear garden & a UPVC double glazed roof. There is a step down to the integral shower tray with a wall mounted electric shower. A door gives access to the cloakroom which has a wc, wash hand basin, opaque window to the rear aspect & a continuation of the tiled flooring.

Stairs from the lounge lead up to the first floor landing where there is an integral book shelf & useful under the stairs cupboard. The spacious master bedroom has a square bay double glazed window overlooking the front aspect with distant views of The Purbeck Hills, there is also a radiator, integral wardrobe with hanging rail & storage above & a tv aerial point.

The second bedroom on this floor (bedroom 3 on measurements) overlooks the rear garden with a UPVC double glazed sash window with a radiator beneath. There are three useful integral storage cupboards.

A couple of stairs up lead into the modern bathroom which has white suite comprising of a bath with telephone shower attachment, wc & a wash hand basin. There is splash back tiling around the bath, mosaic tiled floor, double glazed window, a radiator & an integral storage cupboard.

Stairs lead up to the top floor landing where there is a double glazed Velux window with blind & access into a spacious double bedroom which is currently also being used as a hobbies room due to the irregular & interesting shape of the room. A double glazed window overlooks the front aspect with views of the Purbeck Hills with a double glazed Velux window to the rear aspect & a radiator.

The front garden is decorative paved area with mature shrubs. The rear garden is of a southerly aspect with a shared path giving access to a tiered garden wth attractive stone wall. The first part of the garden is laid to a patio area, ideal for BBQ's & entertaining, the next section is laid to lawn with mature fruit trees. The next section is laid out as a vegetable garden with a useful work shop/store area on the rear boundary.

Workshop/Store Room:
The work shop is stone built with a half pitch roof, there is a stone floor & is currently used to as an arts & craft room, but could also be used as a store room or home office if desired.

Set in a conservation area in the centre of Swanage, the property is approximately 300 metres from the shops & amenities plus the picturesque sea front & bathing beaches. Swanage has a steam railway which runs to Corfe Castle/Norden & the popular Mowlem Theatre. Being within The Purbecks there is an abundance of coastal walks & activities along the Jurassic Coast.

Living Room 15'10'' (4.84m) at widest point x 11'10'' (3.61m)
Kitchen/Diner 15'10'' (4.84m) max x 11'8'' (3.55m)
Utility Room 6'8'' (2.05m) x 4'10'' (1.49m)
Sun/Shower Room 8'5'' (2.58m) x 5'9'' (1.77m)
Bedroom 1 15'10'' (4.83m) max x 15'1'' (4.60m) into square bay
Bedroom 2 (Top floor) 18'1'' (5.53m) max x 14'9'' (4.50m)
Bedroom 3 11'8'' (3.55m) x 7'11'' (2.42m)
Bathroom 5'11 (1.80m) x 5'1'' (1.56m)

Nothing in these particulars should be deemed as a statement that the property is in good structural condition, nor that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order or have been tested, nor that any accesses to the property are legal rights of way. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase by means of enlisting professional advice on all items and whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and do not form part of any contract.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 October 2016

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