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The Old Barn Cottage, Mill Lane, Silton, Dorset


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Old Barn Cottage is an attractive and individual 4 bedroom detached village dwelling, much improved and maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owners to provide a spacious and versatile modern home with character and charm, with farmhouse style, cosy open fire and roof terrace/veranda. The spacious and comfortable living accommodation is arranged on 3 floors, all presented in good decorative order throughout enjoying a quiet location, in this much favoured and sought after North Dorset village of Silton. With beautifully landscaped gardens, ample off road parking, garage and log store, an early viewing is highly recommended to secure this beautiful home. ACCOMMODATION: Approached from Mill Lane via a wooden 5 bar gate which opens onto swooping gravel driveway leading onto generous parking apron, all enclosed by pretty well maintained gardens. Flagstone paved pathway leads to:- COVERED ENTRANCE PORCH:- Clay tiled roof timber up fronts, outside light, attractive hardwood oak front door with fixed inset lead light window. ENTRANCE HALL: Spacious reception area, coved ceiling, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoys outlook onto front gardens. STAIRWELL: Bannister rail, stairs lead to:- LANDING: LOUNGE: 20’11” x 16’2” Wonderful family room, well proportioned with good ceiling heights, coving, feature fireplace of exposed handmade bricks, heavy bressumer beam, flagstone hearth, inset woodburning stove, ample power points, TV aerial point, wall light, full height pair of UPVC double glazed French doors enjoy outlook and access onto pretty rear garden. Panel radiator. DINING ROOM: 11’4” x 11’4” Cosy room, good ceiling height, coving, medium oak floor, panel radiator, ample room for dining table and chairs, UPVC double glazed window enjoys pleasant outlook onto front garden. KITCHEN: 15’9” x 11’6” Well proportioned room with good ceiling height and under floor heating. Finished in a rustic farmhouse style with antique pine floor cupboards and matching drawers. Inset deep china clay Belfast sink, solid block wood worktop and drainer. Chrome swan neck mixer taps, space for under counter fridge/dishwasher. Ceramic tiled splashbacks, halogen spotlights, travertine floor tiles. Five ring De Longhi stainless steel range cooker with double oven and grill. Stainless steel and glass hood/extractor canopy, over surface light, ceramic tiled splashback, single floor cupboard, full height sliding patio doors enjoy outlook and access onto pretty well maintained gardens. UTILITY ROOM: 7’6” x 6’4” Beech block effect roll edge work top/counter. Space for under counter washing machine/tumble dryer/fridge. Matching wall cupboard and tall boy cupboard with storage. Coving, travertine floor tiles, UPVC back door with cat flap and double glazed top panel. Panel radiator. DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: Modern suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled splashback, extractor fan, tiled floor. BEDROOM/STUDY: 8’ x 8’ into wardrobe. Useful room, built in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water tank, built in double hanging wardrobe. UPVC double glazed window enjoys outlook onto front. Panel radiator. LANDING: Coved ceiling, panel radiator. FAMILY BATHROOM: Modern white suite comprising enamel bath with hand grips, separate shower cubicle, painted butt’n’bead side panel. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, ceramic tiled splashback. Panel radiator, travertine tiled floor, coving, obscure double glazed window. Fluorescent strip light, shaver point. BEDROOM 2: 11’6” x 11’3” Well proportioned room, good ceiling height, coving, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed enjoys outlook onto pretty garden. BEDROOM 3: 11’11” X 11’6” Well proportioned room, coving, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoys outlook onto front. BEDROOM 4: 11’42 x 11.8” Sloped ceiling, L shaped, panel radiator, double glazed window with outlook onto front. MASTER BEDROOM SUITE: 25’4” x 10’10” Well proportioned room, sloped ceiling, panel radiator, full height French doors onto ‘Juliet’ balcony enjoys pleasant outlook onto pretty gardens. Built in double wardrobe with hanging rails. EN-SUITE: White suite comprising moulded acrylic bath, painted wooden side panel, low level WC, old pine wash stand with porcelain bowl hand basin and chrome monobloc mixer tap, porcelain tiled splashback, obscure double glazed window. Walk in shower cubicle with chrome shower fitting. Glass cubicle with halogen spotlight extractor fan. OUTSIDE: The gardens are an extremely attractive and delightful feature and lie to the front and rear of ‘Old Barn Cottage’ arranged as follows:- FRONT GARDENS:- This is of a good size and is approached via a 5 bar wooden gate that opens on to a generous shingle drive and parking apron that provides off road parking for 4 to 5 cars and leads to an attached tandem garage with up and over door and light/power and useful log store to the side. The driveway is flanked by low natural stone walling with areas of lawn with well stocked flower and shrub beds and borders, ornamental flower bed provides colour and interest throughout the seasons. A flagstone paved pathway cuts across the neat lawn and leads to a wooden entrance porch. REAR GARDEN: This is also of a very good size and has been professionally landscaped to provide a wonderful traditional cottage gardens with generous shaped feature lawns flanked with well stocked flower and shrub borders with outside lighting and a hot tub. The garden has been thoughtfully planted with an abundance of traditional flowering plants and shrub varieties including herbaceous borders and specimen trees. A large gravel and paved terrace creates a superb patio area for relaxing and lounging in the sunshine, outdoor seating, BBQ and eating Alfresco. The garden is enclosed by established hedges and enjoys a sunny and sheltered position.

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