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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Earls Close, Sherborne DT9 3RS

Offers Over £280,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Views to beautiful countryside and Sherborne Castles.
  • Presented in excellent decorative order with some new flooring
  • South facing back garden with large high specification chalet
  • Garage and driveway parking for 2 cars
  • Double glazed and gas central heating
  • Close to Excellent Local Amenities
  • Excellent Commuter Links
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Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Beautiful views of the countryside and the Sherborne Castles from this lovely bungalow presented in excellent order. 3 bedrooms, living room, dining area, garage, driveway and access to the rear from both sides of the plot. Opportunity to develop at the back of the garage and the side of the home.

The home in brief comprises, entrance hall with door to WC straight ahead and door to the living room on the left. The living room opens into the dining area. The living room and the dining area have lovely large windows to let the natural light flood in. Internal door leads to the hallway with access to the 2 double bedrooms at the rear, the single bedroom/study at the side, the modern bathroom and the kitchen. The kitchen has an external door to the side.

The front of the house has a low maintenance decorative gravel garden and a flower bed border. The home benefits from 360 degree access with paths on both sides leading to the rear. One of these paths leads to the side kitchen door. The rear garden is south facing with views to the Sherborne Castles and countryside. There's an area of patio and hardstanding leading to a small lawned area which in turn leads to hardstanding upon which a premium specification chalet has been built and there's also a greenhouse and space for a shed if desired. The hardstanding area at the rear of the garage and the side of the home presents an ideal opportunity to extend the home if desired. The garden has been re-fenced in recent years.

The home has a garage with an up and over door at the front and double patio doors to the rear. The garage has in the past been used as a salon and as such has electricity and water supply. There is a stainless steel sink fitted in to a base cabinet and space and plumbing for a washing machine. The driveway has been paved and can park 2 cars on.

The owner has maintained the home to a high standard. Since purchase the house has had new double glazing installed, been rewired, re plumbed, new soffits, fascias and downpipes and had a new bathroom. In the last year new laminated flooring has been laid in the bedrooms and new carpet laid in the reception rooms.

This home includes:

  • Entrance Hall

    UPVC double glazed door. Internal door to the living area on the left. Door to WC straight ahead. Radiator. Telephone socket.

  • WC

    White 2 piece suite, WC and basin with tiled splash back, both fitted into gloss white vanity units with storage. Double glazed window to the rear. vinyl flooring. Telephone socket. TV point.

  • Living Room

    4.25m x 3.3m (14 sqm) - 13' 11" x 10' 9" (150 sqft)

    Large double glazed window to the front allowing lots of natural light in. Gas fire set into chimney block which houses a back boiler for the central heating. Internal door to the hall. Opening to the dining area. Recently re carpeted. Radiator.

  • Dining Area

    2.5m x 3.03m (7.5 sqm) - 8' 2" x 9' 11" (81 sqft)

    Off the living room with a convenient hatch to the kitchen. Double glazed window to the front allowing lots of natural light in. Recently re carpeted. Radiator.

  • Hall

    Access to the 3 bedrooms, the kitchen and the bathroom. There's also a storage cupboard and access to the loft which has an integrated ladder, is boarded, insulated and has a light.

  • Kitchen

    2.63m x 3.03m (7.9 sqm) - 8' 7" x 9' 11" (85 sqft)

    A good range of base and wall cabinets with ample worktop space. 1.5 bowl composite sink with drainer and mixer tap. Gas cooker with extractor over and dishwasher to stay if desired. Space for the fridge freezer. Vinyl flooring. Hatch to the dining area. Double glazed window to the side. Double glazed door to the side path and access to the front and rear of the home.

  • Bedroom 1

    3.33m x 3.33m (11 sqm) - 10' 11" x 10' 11" (119 sqft)

    Good size double bedroom. Double glazed window with views to the back garden. Newly laid laminated flooring. Radiator. Telephone point.

  • Bedroom 2

    3.33m x 3.03m (10 sqm) - 10' 11" x 9' 11" (108 sqft)

    Good size double bedroom. Floor to ceiling built in units that could be used as wardrobes or as shelving space or combined. Double glazed window with views to the back garden. Newly laid laminated flooring. Radiator. Telephone socket. TV point.

  • Bedroom (Single)

    2.74m x 2.27m (6.2 sqm) - 8' 11" x 7' 5" (66 sqft)

    Double glazed window to the side. Newly laid laminated flooring. Radiator. TV point.

  • Garage (Single)

    5m x 2.5m (12.5 sqm) - 16' 4" x 8' 2" (134 sqft)

    Up and over door at the front and double patio doors to the rear. The garage has in the past been used as a salon and as such has electricity and water supply. There is a stainless steel sink fitted in to a base cabinet and space and plumbing for a washing machine. Telephone socket. TV point. Has the potential to be extended.

  • Front Access

    Driveway in front of the garage with parking for 2 cars. The front is low maintenance with decorative gravel, dwarf wall artificial hedge and flower bed. Paths with secure gates leads to either side of the home providing convenient access to the kitchen door and leading to the rear garden. There are external power sockets as well.

  • Rear Garden

    A good size south facing garden that's private and not overlooked, with views to the country and Sherborne Castles. The fencing has recently been replaced and is nice and secure so great for children and pets. There is hard standing and patio to the side of the main dwelling and behind the garage. This would present an opportunity to extend the home if desired subject to the appropriate permissions as other houses nearby have done so. There's a sizeable chalet/cabin, greenhouse and room for a shed as well. There are a number of external electric sockets as well.

  • Cabin

    2.66m x 4.68m (12.4 sqm) - 8' 8" x 15' 4" (133 sqft)

    A perfect space for entertaining or could it be that getaway space used as a man cave or teenagers den? It has fitted units, water supply, lighting and electricity with multiple sockets and its own consumer unit. It has laminated flooring and externally it has been fitted with a new fibreglass roof, UPVC rear, soffits, barge boards and front elevation to make maintenance much easier.

  • Green House

    The vendor used to use this for art because of the views to the country and the Sherborne Castles. It even has carpet and electric sockets.

  • Please note, all dimensions are approximate / maximums and should not be relied upon for the purposes of floor coverings.

Additional Information:

  • Schools

    Sherborne has an excellent reputation for schools in both the state, Gryphon School, and the private sector, Sherborne Prep, Sherborne Girls, Sherborne Boys and Leweston.

  • Location

    Within a 15 minute level walk of the town centre. The amazing Abbey and the quaint, mainly independent high street outlets, restaurants and bars. The larger thriving market town of Yeovil is approximately 5 miles away. There are a host of beautiful West Dorset and South Somerset villages a short drive away.

  • Amenities

    There are 3 doctors surgeries and a library. Train station. Sainsbury's and Waitrose supermarkets. Yeovil is approximately 5 miles away and offers a large shopping precinct with a good range of established brand outlets. It also has a good range of leisure facilities, multiplex cinema, 10 pin bowling, health clubs, sports centres and restaurants. Sherborne and Yeovil both have well regarded golf clubs.

  • Commuter links

    Sherborne train station is on the Exeter to London Waterloo line, approx 1 hr and 2.5 hrs respectively. Within easy reach of the A303 to take you east or west. The cities of Exeter, Bath, Bristol and Salisbury are all within approx 1 hour's driving distance. The train station is less than a mile away and has excellent links to London Waterloo and Exeter. Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Bournemouth airports are all within 60-90 minutes drive.

  • Out and about

    The amazing Jurassic Coast World Heritage site is less than an hour by car. Check out Chesil Beach, the sandy beaches at Weymouth, Lyme Regis, West'll be spoilt for choice here. Walking, equestrian pursuits, gastro pubs/restaurants, it's all on your doorstep here.

  • Council Tax:

    Band D

  • Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating:

    Band E (39-54)

  • Service Included:

    Mains gas, electric, water and sewerage

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05 December 2016

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