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Mangle Cottage, Laundry Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset


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MANGLE COTTAGE is a charming period stone two bedroom terraced cottage C1800’s, Built of local green stone under a clay tiled roof. Originally simple workers’ cottages employed in the service of the former town laundry. The cottage has been sympathetically refurbished, all presented in excellent decorative order having been maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owner to provide a comfortable character home, with period features and detail, incorporating a cosy open fireplace. Enjoying a convenient location in a conservation area, being within easy walking distance of Shaftesbury’s bustling Town centre with a garden room, enclosed garden and private parking area. An early viewing is highly recommended to secure this exquisite and desirable home. APPROACHED: From Laundry Lane, raised brick step, painted solid wood plank door to: ENTRANCE: Mat well. SITTING ROOM: (14’8 x 11’6) A charming character room of nice proportions, original wainscot panelled ceiling with exposed beam, open brick fireplace with tiled hearth and display sill creates cosy focal point, fireside alcove, useful alcove cupboard with shelving. Television aerial point, electric dimplex wall heater, painted small paned cottage style casement window enjoys outlook onto front, display sill and shelving (former window seat) staircase to upstairs. Wall hung electric cupboard and fuse box, original painted latch door. KITCHEN: (8’ x 7’6) Finished in a simple country style, hand painted wall hung cabinets and matching floor cupboards, contrasting roll edge work tops and counters, inset single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with swan neck mixer taps. Space for under counter fridge and dishwasher, electric cooker point, ceramic tiled splash backs, space for cooker/stove, wall hung shelf and plate rack, extractor vent. Painted half timber door with glazed top panel opens into: GARDEN ROOM: (10’ x 7’10) A useful and attractive addition of UPVC construction with triplex roof covering, dwarf plinth with roll edge sill, fixed and opening double glazed windows enjoys pleasant outlook onto cottage garden, full height pair of UPVC double glazed French doors, wall lights. BATHROOM: Fitted with a modern suite in classic white comprising moulded acrylic bath with chrome hand grips, painted wood side panel, Mira shower, close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin, attractive ceramic tiling to bath and shower area, splash backs, obscure casement window with tiled sill, electric wall hung convector heater. STAIRCASE: Painted bannister post with wooden hand rail, stairs to: LANDING BEDROOM 1: (12’10” x 9’) Nicely proportioned character room, chimney breast, alcove with shelf, built-in cupboard housing lagged hot water tank and immersion heater, built-in double wardrobes with hanging rail, small paned cottage style window enjoys outlook onto street and views towards Compton. Dimplex electric wall heater and loft hatch. BEDROOM 2: (10’1 x 8’5) Useful double room, painted latch door, built-in corner cupboard with hanging rail, double glazed window enjoys pleasant outlook onto enclosed cottage gardens, latch door to: EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: White suite comprising fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with Mira shower, Rail and curtain, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, shelving, extractor vent. OUTSIDE: The garden is an attractive and delightful feature and is fully enclosed, neat and compact and easy to maintain. A lower paved apron creates an area of sun terrace and patio. A dwarf retained brick wall and brick steps leads up on to a gravel terrace with wooden , edged with flower beds and borders, stocked with a variety of flowering plants and shrubs, providing colour and interest throughout the seasons. Enclosed by timber panel fencing, the gardens are a private, secluded and sunny aspect. There is an area of ground enclosed by picket post fencing and clipped cotoneaster hedging with wooden five bar gate, located a short walk across the lane for private off road parking with useful style tool shed SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage and, telephone, all subject to the usual utility regulations. Council tax band: C. TENURE: Freehold VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.

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