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3 bedroom character property for sale

Caundle Street, Bishops Caundle, Sherborne

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Cottage with views & great dog walks
  • Flagstone floor sitting room
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Planning permission granted for extension

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Superb grade II listed thatched cottage located on the outskirts of Bishops Caundle. Presently comprising kitchen, sitting room with inglenook fireplace and flagstone floors, 2 further rooms, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms and bathroom with views over farmland to bath front and rear. MUST BE VIEWED

A superb early 19th Century Grade 11 Listed thatched property on the outskirts of Bishops Caundle, with nearby footpath across fields to village shop, pub and idyllic countryside walks. Full of character with flagstone floor, inglenook fireplace, scenic country views to front and rear. Presently comprising kitchen, lounge, study, cloakroom, porch, lobby, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. (Planning and Listed building consent has been approved for alterations detailed further down).

Bishops Caundle is a Blackmore Vale village situated approximately 5 miles from Sherborne, comprising a post office within a thriving community shop, Garage, public house, primary school, village hall and church. The historic Abbey town of Sherborne has a good range of banking, schooling and shopping facilities with main line train station (London Waterloo). The Jurassic coast is within easy reach.

Entrance Lobby 
Doors leading to garage and kitchen and windows to each side.

Lounge 19' 8" max x 11' 11" ( 5.99m max x 3.63m )
Inglenook with wood burning stove, exposed beams, display niches, two cupboards, wall light point, television and aerial socket, telephone and broadband point, two radiators. Flagstone floor, stairs leading to first floor and door to study. Two windows to the front with window seats and front porch with window.

Study 11' x 6' 2" ( 3.35m x 1.88m )
Double glazed window to rear, doors to utility room and porch.

Utility Room 5' 8" x 4' 2" ( 1.73m x 1.27m )
Doors to WC and Study, with plumbing for washing machine.

Cloakroom 3' 5" x 2' 10" ( 1.04m x 0.86m )
Double glazed window to rear, High Level WC and wash hand basin.

Back Porch  
Doors to rear garden with cat flap and study.

Kitchen / Diner 12' 3" x 10' 5" ( 3.73m x 3.18m )
Window to front with shutters, fitted kitchen comprising wall and base units, ceramic Belfast sink and drainer, fitted work surfaces, space for electric oven, plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, tiling to splash prone areas, radiator, display shelves and dining area. Doors to entrance lobby and lounge.

Stairs from sitting room, exposed beams, two windows with views over the countryside.

Bedroom One 9' 6" x 8' 10" ( 2.90m x 2.69m )
Window to front with views over the countryside, exposed beams, built in wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom Two 9' 9" max x 8' 10" ( 2.97m max x 2.69m )
Window to front with views over the countryside, radiator, fitted drawers and loft access.

Bedroom Three 9' 9" x 6' 8" ( 2.97m x 2.03m )
Window to front with views to the countryside, radiator, built in cupboard, wardrobe and loft access.

Bathroom 7' 7" x 5' 4" ( 2.31m x 1.63m )
Window to rear, cast iron bath with overhead shower, wash hand basin, WC, part tiled to splash prone areas, recessed ceiling lights, shaver point, radiator and airing cupboard housing hot water tank.


Front Garden 
Mainly laid to gravel with shrubs and a raised flower bed, gate and path.

Rear Garden 
Fully fenced and gated south westerly facing rear garden mainly laid to lawn with raised borders containing flowers & shrubs, also encompassing a raised decked seating area and paved patio area that catches morning to evening sun.

Garage 18' 1" x 9' 3" ( 5.51m x 2.82m )
Up and over door, power lights, storage in roof, oil fired central heating boiler providing central heating and domestic hot water, integral to lobby, double glazed window to the rear and window to the side.

Gated concrete parking area for 4 cars or space for a caravan or boat, leading to the garage. Side rockery with plants and a pear tree. Large garden shed, oil tank and outside tap.

Planning Application  
Approval has been granted by WDDC for the alterations of the following:
- Garage to be converted into Kitchen.
- Entrance Lobby to be converted into utility room.
- Lean to at the back of the property to be extended to befit a wet room, study and a garden room

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
5: Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
6: Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

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10 June 2016


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