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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Oborne, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4LA

Under Offer £685,000

Property Description

Key features

  • CHARMING CHARACTER COTTAGE
  • GRADE II LISTED
  • BEAUTIFUL GARDENS WITH VIEWS OVER THE FIELDS
  • RENOVATED 2 BEDROOM ANNEXE
  • 2 WORKSHOPS
  • DOUBLE GARAGE
  • STUNNING COUNTRYSIDE LOCATION

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in the heart of this peaceful village, just 2 miles from Sherborne, this Grade II listed cottage offers countryside living with the convenience of being within an easy drive to town. The house retains a lot of character features, with beams throughout, an Aga in the kitchen and open fireplace in the sitting room. The 2 bedroom barn conversion annexe has recently been refurbished and there are further outbuildings which lend themselves to a variety of uses.

The front door leads into a charming hallway with doors to both reception rooms. The dining room has a window seat and a large opening to the kitchen - ideal for social entertaining. The kitchen itself is fitted with a range of wall and base units with work surface over, double sink unit, Aga, integral dish washer and fridge freezer. There is a convenient breakfast bar for 2, tiled floor and part tiled walls, original beams and down lighters. Off the kitchen is a useful rear porch with doors to the garden - ideal for welly boots and muddy dogs.

The sitting room is a delightful room with a magnificent feature fireplace housing a free standing wood burning stove. Also on the ground floor is a useful utility room with a range of wall and base units, work surface, sink unit, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. In addition there is a cloakroom with low level wc and wash hand basin.

To the first floor are 3 characterful bedrooms and a bathroom. The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and dressing table, and the further two bedrooms have wooden floors and window seats. The bathroom is fitted with a bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and heated towel rail. It has a tiled floor, part tiled walls and fitted cupboards.

Annexe: Located further up the driveway, the detached annexe has been fully renovated within the last few years and is a delightful addition to the main house. The main reception room is a good size with an under stairs cupboard housing the boiler for hot water and central heating. The shower room is fitted with low level wc, wash hand basin and large shower cubicle. To the first floor are 2 bedrooms, the larger one enjoying beautiful views over the gardens.

Lower Farmhouse is located in the heart of Oborne, which has a small but lively community. There is a delightful local church, a village hall, and a well-known and highly regarded pub/restaurant/hotel.

Oborne is just 2 miles from Sherborne, which enjoys an excellent range of shops and facilities, including a good range of boutique shops, 2 supermarkets, sports facilities and the railway station which is on the direct line to London Waterloo.

Sherborne is well known for its excellent schools, both independent and state. Yeovil, which is 6 miles away, has a good choice of larger stores, supermarkets and industrial estates.

There is good access to the A303 for road links to Exeter and London.


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Added on Rightmove:
24 May 2016

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