3 bedroom house for sale

Higher Kingsbury, Milborne Port, Sherborne

Sold STC £299,950

Property Description

Key features

  • BEAUTIFUL DOUBLE FRONTED NATURAL STONE COTTAGE!
  • PRIVATE DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 5 OR MORE CARS!
  • CHOICE VILLAGE POSITION! HUGE 200' PRIVATE WEST FACING REAR GARDEN!
  • DETACHED GARAGE, WORKSHOP AND PLAYROOM!
  • POTENTIAL BUILDING PLOT AND SCOPE FOR ANNEXE AND LOFT CONVERSION (subject to planning permission)!
  • VACANT - NO FURTHER CHAIN!

Full description

BEAUTIFUL DOUBLE FRONTED NATURAL STONE COTTAGE! DETACHED GARAGE, WORKSHOP AND PLAYROOM! MASSES OF OFF ROAD DRIVE WAY PARKING! CHOICE VILLAGE POSITION! HUGE 200' PRIVATE WEST FACING REAR GARDEN! POTENTIAL BUILDING PLOT AND SCOPE FOR ANNEXE, REAR EXTENSION AND LOFT CONVERSION (subject to planning permission)! PRIVATE DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 5 OR MORE CARS! This charming cottage oozes character and is in lovely condition. It boasts a large natural stone fireplace and cast iron log burning stove, gas radiator central heating and double glazing. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance porch, entrance hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen, inner lobby, utility room and downstairs WC. On the first floor there is a landing area, three generous bedrooms and family bathroom. This property is only a short walk to the centre of this picturesque village with a small selection of shops, parish church, primary school and several village pubs. It is also a short drive to the historic town of Sherborne with its mainline direct rail link making London Waterloo in just over 2 hours. VACANT! NO FURTHER CHAIN! Internal inspection is highly recommended.

DESCRIPTION:

uPVC double glazed door leads to entrance porch. uPVC double glazed windows to the front and sides. Exposed brick work. Outside lighting. Tiled floor.

Glazed and panelled front door leads to

ENTRANCE HALL
Stone tiled floor, staircase rises to the first floor.
Panelled doors lead off the entrance hall to

MAIN RECEPTION/LIVING ROOM 19'4 x 11'2
A generous main reception room enjoying a light dual aspect. uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun. uPVC double glazed double French doors lead to the rear garden enjoying pleasant views across the rear garden and enjoying a westerly aspect and the evening sun. Radiator. Natural stone fire surround. Paved hearth. Multi-fuel cast iron coal and wood burning stove.

Entrance leads to inner lobby
Entrance leads from entrance hall leads to

DINING ROOM/RECEPTION TWO – 10'4 x 10.
uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun, radiator.
Glazed door leads from the dining room to the

KITCHEN 10' x 8'10
A range of cream coloured country kitchen units comprising of Beech butchers-block work surface with tiled surrounds. Integrated stainless steel sink bowl and drainer unit. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Space and point for gas oven. Integrated fridge. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting. Concealed cooker hood and extractor fan. Stone tiled floor. Radiator. Wall mounted glazed display cabinet. Internal window to utility room, feature spot lighting. Entrance to

INNER LOBBY
Stone tiled floor, pine cottage door leads to walk in larder cupboard. Internal window to utility room, electric light connected. Fitted shelving. Second pine cottage door leads from inner lobby to large under stairs storage cupboard space, electric and light connected.

Entrance from inner lobby leads back to main reception room.

Glazed door leads from kitchen to

UTILITY ROOM 10'2 x 5'10.
Two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden and enjoying a westerly aspect and the afternoon/evening sun. uPVC double glazed door to the rear. Wall mounted gas fired boiler providing hot water and gas fired radiator central heating.
Pine Door leads to

DOWNSTAIRS WC
Comprising of Low Level WC, pedestal wash basin, tiled surrounds. Stone tiled floor. Extractor fan. uPVC double glazed window to the rear.

Staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to

FIRST FLOOR LANDING
uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Double doors lead to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder, immersion heater. Slatted shelving

Loft hatch and ladder to boarded loft space. Light and power connected.
Please note: this loft void provides ample scope for a loft conversion, subject to the necessary planning permission and building regulations.

Pine doors lead off the first floor landing to

BEDROOM 1 – 12'5 x 11'1.
A generous double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the front. Exposed pine floorboards. Radiator. TV point, Telephone point. Double pine panelled doors lead to built-in wardrobe cupboard space.

BEDROOM 2 - 10'3 x 10'1
A second double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the front. Exposed pine floorboards. Radiator. Double pine panelled doors lead to built in double wardrobe cupboard space.

BEDROOM 3 – 7'8 x 10'1
uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Exposed pine floorboards. Radiator. TV Point.

FAMILY BATHROOM
An Edwardian-style fitted white suite comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with mains shower tap arrangement over. Shower rail. Tiled walls. Radiator. Shaver light and point. Extractor fan. uPVC double glazed window to the rear.

OUTSIDE
At the front of the property, there is a small front garden laid to shingle, bordered by natural stone walls. Steps rise to the front door.

At the rear of the property, there is a huge enclosed rear garden measuring approximately 200' in length (including driveway area) by approximately 30' in width. This beautiful, enclosed private garden enjoys a westerly aspect enjoying the afternoon and evening sun. The garden is enclosed by a mixture of mature hedging, panel fencing and natural stone walls. It is laid predominantly to three lawned areas. Large raised paved patio seating area. A variety of shaped flower beds and borders enjoying a variety of shrubs and trees. Outside security lighting, outside tap.

At the rear of the garden is a private driveway which is laid to shingle. It provides off road parking for 5 cars or more. The driveway is accessed via Orchard Walk.
This driveway leads to

DETACHED GARAGE – 17'7 x 12'9
Light and power connected. Up and over door. Separate door leads to

ATTACHED SEPARATE WORKSHOP 7'10 x 12'9

SECOND DETACHED OUTBUILDING 19'1 x10'
uPVC double glazed window to the rear, uPVC double glazed window to the side. uPVC double glazed door opening out to the rear garden. This outbuilding is currently configured and used as a playroom/office by the current owners. Light and power connected. This outbuilding offers a fantastic range of uses including a potential conversion to an annexe or studio, subject to necessary planning permission.

ESTATE AGENTS NOTE: We believe the rear portion of this garden provides huge potential for a building plot for separate dwelling. Please speak to the selling agent. This, of course, is subject to the necessary planning permission.


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Added on Rightmove:
17 February 2017

Nearest stations

  • Sherborne (2.8 mi)
  • Templecombe (3.0 mi)
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80 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3BJ

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Nearest stations

  • Sherborne (2.8 mi)
  • Templecombe (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Rolfe East, Sherborne

80 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3BJ

01935 589083 Local call rate

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