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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Tansee Hill, Thorncombe, Dorset

Sold STC £449,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Modern 4 Bedroom Detached Home
  • Cul-de-Sac Location
  • Stunning Central Staircase & Galleried Landing
  • Master with En-Suite Shower Room
  • Family Bathroom & WC
  • Spacious Lounge & Garden Room
  • Dining Room & Study
  • Kitchen & Utlity Room
  • Secluded Rear Garden
  • Double Garage & Gated Driveway

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This attractive detached village home was built around 16 years ago by the well respected local builders, C G Fry & Co. and forms part of the pretty and varied development of Tansee Hill. The property is situated at the end of a small cul-de-sac in the delightful West Dorset village of Thorncombe. The accommodation is set out around a lovely central staircase, which on the first floor forms a gallery on three sides. In all, there are four bedrooms, en-suite shower room and family bathroom, spacious lounge, dining room, large garden room, kitchen, utility, study and cloakroom. Outside, a gated driveway leads to the double garage, beyond which is a secluded west facing back garden.
Thorncombe is a pretty village in an area of outstanding natural beauty comprising many character cottages with the newer houses carefully designed to blend into the village. The village lies in the far western corner of Dorset close to the borders with Somerset and Devon. The nearest towns are Chard (5 miles) with a Sainsbury and Tesco and Crewkerne (6 miles) where there is a Waitrose. The Jurassic coast and Lyme Regis are just 10 miles to the south. The village has a very strong community with many clubs on offer and an excellent community run village shop and post office. There is also a sports/social club and car repair garage. There are plenty of walks available from the doorstep and the famous Forde Abbey and gardens is just a mile down the road. The village has a primary school in the Woodroffe pyramid and a school bus service to Woodroffe.

The accommodation, all measurements approximate, comprises:


Storm porch. Composite front door with glazed panes to upper half.

HALL - 3.57m (11'9") x 3.13m (10'3")
Window to front. Attractive turning stair case rising to first floor. Under stairs cupboard. Mains connected smoke detector. Telephone point. Radiator.

Obscure glazed window to front. Fitted with a white suite comprising close coupled w.c. and wall mounted wash hand basin. Karndean flooring. Extractor. Radiator.

LOUNGE - 6.32m (20'9") x 3.46m (11'4")
Deep bay window to front. French doors to the rear leading into the garden room. Further multi-paned, double doors into the dining room. Fireplace fitted with Calor gas fire. Two wall light points. TV point. Telephone point. Three radiators.

GARDEN ROOM - 3.83m (12'7") x 3.91m (12'10")
Dwarf wall with double glazed windows. Pitched insulated polycarbonate roof with light wells. Two wall lights. Ceiling light with fan. French doors to garden. Ceramic tiled floor. Two radiators.

DINING ROOM - 3.07m (10'1") x 3.58m (11'9")
Window to rear with a view over the garden. Radiator. Door to hallway.

KITCHEN - 3.76m (12'4") x 3.06m (10'0") Max
Window to rear with a view over the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer. Integrated electric double oven and grill. Integrated Calor gas 5 ring hob with extractor hood above. Hotpoint dishwasher included in the sale. Ceramic tiled floor. Telephone point. Radiator.

STUDY - 2.69m (8'10") x 1.92m (6'4")
Window to front. Telephone point. Radiator.

UTILITY ROOM - 1.66m (5'5") x 1.67m (5'6")
Half glazed uPVC door to gated driveway. Fitted on one side with base units with inset stainless steel sink and drainer. Wall mounted Eurostar oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Electricity consumer unit set high on wall. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.


Window to front with lovely countryside views. Fabulous galleried landing in the centre of the house providing a wonderful feature. Airing cupboard housing recently replaced hot water cylinder. Hatch to insulated and part-boarded loft with pull down ladder and light. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE - 3.56m (11'8") x 3.96m (13'0")
Windows to side and rear. Telephone point. TV point. Radiators. Door to

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM - 2m (6'7") x 1.63m (5'4")
Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle fitted with electric Mira shower, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Full height tiling to three walls. Vinyl flooring. Ladder style towel rail.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.49m (11'5") x 3.36m (11'0")
Window to rear. Double wardrobes. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE - 3.49m (11'5") x 2.85m (9'4")
Window to front with good countryside views. Double wardrobes. Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR - 4m (13'1") x 2.24m (7'4")
Window to front with lovely countryside view. Telephone point. Radiator.

BATHROOM - 2.02m (6'8") x 2.06m (6'9")
Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with Mira electric shower over, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Partially tiled walls. Extractor. Shaver point. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.

At the front of the property are steps leading up to the front door, framed by rockery planting areas to either side. To one side of the house is a gated driveway providing parking and access to the

DOUBLE GARAGE - 5.78m (19'0") x 5.8m (19'0")
Electronic up and over door. Window and door to the rear garden. Plenty of power points and lighting. Eaves storage.

The back garden is fully enclosed and quite secluded offering good privacy. A large patio area provides ample seating space with the remainder of the garden on a slightly higher level, where there is another patio and a lawned area, all bordered by mature shrubs and small trees. Behind the garage is the oil tank which is nicely screened with trellis. Beside the garden room is a covered area, useful for potting plantsetc and beyond this is a greenhouse. There is an outside tap and floodlights (with motion sensors) throughout the garden.

All mains services are connected except gas. Water is metered.

West Dorset District Council. Band F. Currently, £2,435.68.

The property was built around 16 years ago by the well respected C G Fry & Sons. Windows are all double glazed in wooden frames apart from the side window in Bedroom One, which is uPVC double glazed. The property is warmed by oil fired central heating to radiators throughout and a Calor gas fire in the lounge (which was installed just last year). New carpets were fitted about 18 months ago and it is worth noting that the floor beneath the hall carpet is a Karndean floor. The property has an alarm system. Included in the sale are the following:-
All carpets, all curtain poles, all curtains (with the exception of curtains in the lounge and dining room), all window blinds, dishwasher, shelving in bedroom four, wardrobes in bedrooms 2 and 3, bathroom cabinets, workbench and cupboard in the garage, Calor gas bottles and the remaining heating oil.


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 July 2016


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