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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Affpuddle, Dorchester

Withdrawn from Market £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3/4 BEDROOMS

Full description

NO FORWARD CHAIN. This beautifully presented detached home would be perfect for sharing with extended family members and has two staircases proving independent access to the first floor accommodation. The third ground floor reception room is also versatile and there is a useful ground floor shower room in addition to the first floor family bathroom and en-suite shower room.

Dickinson Bowden is pleased to offer this beautifully presented four bedroom detached family home which is situated in the popular and sought after village of Affpuddle. The property has been subject to a great deal of alteration and improvement throughout the current occupiers twenty year ownership and stands in a plot approaching a third of an acre. The layout of this home would perfectly suit a growing family or those looking to house additional family members visiting from time to time. The accommodation includes an entrance porch, L-shaped entrance hallway, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, shower room, bedroom four/additional reception room and a double garage. The impressive master suite is accessed via a separate staircase with two further bedrooms and additional bathroom. Outside the approach to the property is picturesque with a wooden five bar gate leading to a block paved driveway which provides ample off street parking for several vehicles. The wrap around garden has been a real labour of love for the current owners and is divided into various sections and includes an extensive area of lawn. The fabulous back drop of Puddletown Forest can be taken advantage of from a raised viewing platform with seating area from which one can enjoy the glorious views. The property benefits from a solar hot water system and has Solar PV which is owned outright and in the garden there is a water collection chamber with electric pump for watering the garden.

To the front of the property gated access leads to the block paved driveway which in turn leads to the double garage. There is an attractive walled front garden which is filled with mature shrubs and bushes and two interesting low level stone sculptures. There is direct access to either side of the property with a useful area on one side for storing logs. The external Grant Vortex Pro Condensing Class A oil fired boiler can be found here along with two outside taps. There are numerous outside lights which are cleverly positioned around the building. The spacious rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and is planted with a vast collection of shrubs, bushes and flowers with a wild garden positioned to the side. Large trees provide this garden with a sense of maturity and there are wonderful countryside views towards Puddletown Forest. To the side of the property there is a covered area which leads to a small pond.

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Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
16' 9'' x 11' 3'' (5.1m x 3.44m)(max)
The bespoke kitchen by 'Hale & Murray' of Poole offers a good selection of wall, base and drawer units with rolled edge work surfaces above. There is a built in fridge and washing machine along with an electric double oven with inset hob and extractor hood above. The Villeroy & Boch white china sink with Brita 'Triflow' tap is conveniently situated under the double glazed window which looks over the side garden. The large cupboard which used to be a boiler cupboard now acts as multipurpose storage and there are both under unit lighting and spot lights available. The tiled flooring continues into the breakfast area which can accommodate a table and chairs. There are double glazed doors which open onto the patio and double doors open into the sitting room.

25' 2'' x 12' 5'' (7.67m x 3.79m)(max)
Installed in 2000 the conservatory adds another dimension to this home. Hexagonal in design the conservatory is perfectly placed to enjoy the view over the garden without disturbing the view from any of the other rooms. Beautifully executed the owners use this as a multi purpose room for relaxing and occasional dining. There is a tiled floor and under floor heating with double doors leading to the rear garden and a single door providing access to the front of the property.

Shower Room 
The shower room is conveniently positioned next to what could be a ground floor bedroom if required and is fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle with mixer shower, low level WC and a corner wash basin. There is a heated towel rail, recessed spot lighting and an extractor fan. There is an obscured double glazed window to the side and a tiled floor.

Bedroom Four 
14' 8'' x 11' 0'' (4.48m x 3.35m)(max)
Currently used as an additional sitting room this room could equally be a downstairs double bedroom. It enjoys direct access into a covered outside sitting area and has a double glazed window to the side. There is a useful understair storage cupboard, a radiator and decorative light fitting.

The en-suite shower room is fitted with quality sanitary ware which includes a contemporary basin with high rising mixer tap, Matki shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower and a low level dual flush WC. The suite is complimented by white tiles and a mosaic border. There is a heated towel rail, extractor fan, recessed spot lighting and a window to the rear which enjoys views of the garden and to the countryside beyond.

First Floor Landing 
The landing has a large window which over looks the front the property and floods this space with plenty of natural light. There are two useful storage cupboards one of which is an airing cupboard. There is access to the loft and doors leading to both double bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Bedroom Two 
11' 9'' x 10' 10'' (3.59m x 3.3m)(max)
This good size double bedroom has ample fitted cupboards with access to eaves storage space. The two double glazed windows take advantage of the view over the rear garden and to the side. There is a radiator, ceiling light point and wall mounted sink.

Family Bathroom 
The family bathroom is fitted with a white Sottini suite comprising panel enclosed bath, pedestal wash basin and a low level WC. There is also a separate shower enclosure with a glass door and a mixer shower. A large picture window allows one to soak up the view over surrounding countryside. There is a heated towel rail, extractor fan and recessed spot lighting.

Bedroom Three 
11' 9'' x 10' 10'' (3.59m x 3.3m)
The third bedroom is also comfortable double room and once again has built in cupboards and access to eaves storage. Double glazed windows over look the front and side gardens and there is a radiator and ceiling light point.

Double Garage 
18' 10'' x 18' 3'' (5.75m x 5.55m)
The double garage has two roller doors to the front and has been designed to allow enough clearance for a camper van. There are two double glazed windows to the front and there is strip lighting. There is also an inspection pit with power.

Master Bedroom 
33' 10'' x 14' 8'' (10.30m x 4.46m)(max)
Accessed by it's own staircase, the impressive master bedroom could easily be sub-divided into two rooms if required and already has the electrics in place to accommodate this. At present this interesting room is used a multi purpose space which includes a sitting area, study and bedroom. There is eaves storage and built in cupboards with a door leading to the en-suite shower room. To the front there are far reaching countryside views over neighbouring properties and with further windows and roof lights to both sides. There are two radiators, zoned recessed spot lighting and a television point.

Entrance Porch 
The double glazed entrance porch provides a pleasant welcome into this interesting home. It has a tiled floor and a useful indoor area to store logs with a slatted shelf above. A door leads into the entrance hallway.

The L-shaped entrance hallway welcomes you into the heart of the house and is fitted with Canadian Maple flooring. Doors provide access to the sitting room, dining room, kitchen, shower room, bedroom four and the double garage. Two separate staircases lead to the first floor. One set provides access to the master suite and the other leads to two double bedrooms and the family bathroom. A large double glazed window over looks the driveway to the side with a further window over looking the front of the property. There are two radiators, three ceiling light points and a useful under-stair cupboard.

Sitting Room 
17' 9'' x 11' 10'' (5.4m x 3.6m)
The sitting room feels spacious but homely and enjoys a wonderful view over the beautifully maintained garden through the large double glazed window to the rear. It has to be said that this room feels like the hub of the home and provides a sociable space which links perfectly to the other principle rooms, with glazed double doors opening into the kitchen, double glazed doors to the conservatory and an opening leading to the dining room. A further glazed door leads back into the hallway. There is a contemporary feature Flamewave Cleanline multifuel inset fire for those cooler days as well as two radiators and a feature ceiling light fitting. Canadian Maple flooring continues through into the dining room.

Dining Room 
11' 6'' x 9' 10'' (3.5m x 3m)
Located at the front of the property the dining room enjoys a pleasant outlook over the front and side of the property through the two double glazed windows. There is a decorative ceiling light fitting, a radiator and a glazed door leading to the hallway.

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