3 bedroom house for saleYeovil Road, Sherborne
- HANDSOME PERIOD GRADE II LISTED DOUBLE-FRONTED LINK-DETACHED HOME
- ENCLOSED DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 4 CARS
- 135' ENCLOSED LAWNED GARDEN
- THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS AND TWO RECEPTION ROOMS
- A WEALTH OF ORIGINAL PERIOD CHARACTER INCLUDING CAST IRON FIREPLACES
- HUGE SCOPE FOR FURTHER EXTENSION (STPP)
This handsome, double fronted, grade II listed home dates back to the mid 19th century and offers all the character and charm of the period. It is link-detached and boasts a huge 135' rear garden and large enclosed private parking area for up to 4 cars. The house retains a wealth of original character that has been lovingly restored and nicely presented, including fireplaces of natural stone and cast iron. and original multi-pane sash windows The flexible accommodation is currently configured as entrance hall, living room, separate dining room, kitchen breakfast room, utility room, inner hall and downstairs shower room and WC. On the first floor are two landing areas and gallery, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further generous double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property boasts a main staircase and second rear staircase to the rear entrance and garden. The kitchen has a sympathetic farm house feel to it as well as a gas-fired Rayburn powering the gas radiator central heating and hot water. The house is only a moments walk to the historic centre of Sherborne, the Abbey and the mainline railway station to London Waterloo (journey time in just over 2 hours!) The property is currently run as a popular bed & breakfast business. There is great potential for further extension (subject to the necessary planning permission and listed building consent). INTERNAL INSPECTION OF THIS PROPERTY IS NECESSARY TO APPRECIATE THE SIZE AND FLEXIBILITY OF THE ACCOMMODATION ON OFFER, ITS CHARMING PERIOD CHARACTER, THE SIZE OF THE GARDEN AND AMPLE OFF ROAD PARKING.
Cast Iron period gate, front pathway leading to storm porch with outside light. Period glazed and panelled front door leads to entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL
Stairs rise to the first floor landing. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Period panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to main reception room and dining room.
MAIN RECEPTION/LIVING ROOM - 12'8 x 14'
A beautifully presented main reception room enjoying a period multi-pane sash window to the front with secondary glazing and a south facing aspect, period panelled surrounds and coved ceiling. Period fireplace recess housing cast iron log burning stove with period-style fire surrounds and tiled hearth. Also features moulded skirting boards and architraves, two radiators, TV point and timber effect laminated flooring. A second door leads to inner hall.
A second panelled door leads from entrance reception hall to Dining Room.
RECEPTION TWO/DINING ROOM - 14'1 x 12'6
A superb dining room able to accommodate a large dining room table and enjoying multi-pane period sash window to the front with secondary glazing and a south-facing aspect, period panelling surrounds. Room also features moulded skirting boards and architraves, flagstone flooring, radiator, TV point, telephone point and natural stone fire recess with stone brick paved hearth and natural stone surrounds. A panelled door leads from the Dining Room to inner hall. A further period panelled door leads from Dining Room to Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 19'10 maximum x 8'11
A lovely farmhouse style oak kitchen with a range of fitted oak panelled kitchen units comprising solid beech butchers block work surface, retro-metro tiled surrounds, two period-style double-glazed windows to the front with south-facing aspects, ceramic tiled floor, ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, gas-fired Rayburn which also houses boiler for gas radiator central heating and domestic hot water. Room also features a range of oak panelled wall-mounted kitchen units, multi-pane glazed wall mounted display cabinets, wall-mounted wine racks, wall-mounted plate racks, breakfast bar, space and plumbing for dishwasher, ceramic tiled floor. A multi-pane period door leads to Utility Room.
UTILITY ROOM - 17'10 x 7'7
A range of fitted kitchen units comprising roll-edged laminated work surfaces with a range of drawers and cupboards under, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, stainless steel sink and drainer, radiator, space for upright fridge freezer. Room features a window to the front and to the side. A rear second staircase rises to rear garden level, rear access to the house with multi-pane stairwell window to the side. Door leads to large storage cupboard space with light and power connected and further door leads to rear garden.
GROUND FLOOR INNER HALL
Folding door leads to large cloaks cupboard space. Doors lead off to main reception room and dining room. Panelled door leads to downstairs WC/Shower Room.
DOWNSTAIRS WC/SHOWER ROOM
A fitted white suite comprising low level WC, ceramic wash basin on wash stand with cupboard under, corner glazed shower cubicle with wall-mounted chrome mains rain shower over, tiled surrounds, slate tiled floor, radiator and window to the side.
Staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to First Floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Featuring a multi-pane period-style window to the front with secondary glazed unit and gallery area. Period panelled doors lead off the first floor landing area to
MASTER BEDROOM - 12'8 x 14'2
A generous double master bedroom featuring a multi-pane period sash window to the front with secondary glazing enjoying a south-facing aspect, radiator, cast iron period fire surround, TV point and telephone point. Period panelled door leads from Master Bedroom to first floor balcony feature with multi-pane sash window to the front and secondary glazed unit. Further door leads to
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
A white suite comprising low level WC, fitted wash basin and a corner glazed shower cubicle with mains shower and extractor fan.
Panelled doors lead off the main landing to second inner landing.
INNER LANDING AREA
A generous landing area measuring approximately 13'11 x 6'1. Hatch to large loft space. Sliding doors lead to large airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder. Cupboard provides hanging and storage space. Period panelled doors lead off the inner landing to
BEDROOM TWO - 18'9 x 9'10
A generous double bedroom enjoying two double-glazed period-style windows to the front enjoying a south-facing aspect, two radiators, cast iron feature period fire surround, wash basin with cupboards under and tiled splash back, TV point.
A fitted white suite comprising low level WC, ceramic pedestal wash basin with tiled surrounds, panelled bath with tiled surrounds, corner glazed shower cubicle with wall-mounted mains shower over, tiled surrounds, extractor fan, shaver light and point, radiator, multi-pane period sash window to the front with secondary glazing, exposed timber floorboards.
BEDROOM THREE - 20'2 x 7'5
A generous third double bedroom with two uPVC double-glazed windows to the rear, radiator and TV point. A glazed and panelled door leads to rear garden. Panelled door leads from bedroom three to large storage cupboard adjoining second stair case.
The front garden is enclosed by natural stone walling and wrought iron railings. The front garden is laid to flagstones and features outside light. Timber doors lead to attached stone built store.
STOREROOM ONE – 8'11 x 5'7
Light and power connected.
Electric light connected. Housing gas metre and tap.
Nearby there is a shared driveway access leading from the main road. A five bar timber gate gives access to private driveway area approximately 45' x 28'. This enclosed driveway parking area is laid to stone chippings and has infra-red security lighting. It provides driveway parking for 3 to 4 vehicles. Access and gate, pathway leads from the enclosed driveway area to rear lawned garden.
REAR GARDEN – APPROXIMATELY 135' x 35'
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