3 bedroom detached house for saleEast Hill, Charminster
A delightful and immaculately presented three-bedroom home situated in the quiet and sought after village of Charminster. The home enjoys an abundance of character and a wealth of features with neutral decor complementing the style of property perfectly. The accommodation is both spacious and versatile, receiving plentiful natural light from the many south facing windows. Old Stables is set within well-tended grounds and offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a wonderful home. 2257sq ft. EPC rating D.
Situation - The property is located within the historical and picturesque village of Charminster, two miles north of the County Town of Dorchester, situated on the River Cerne. The village presents a traditional, old English image with its beautiful cottages and mosaic pavement dating from Roman times. Charminster offers two village pubs and a range of social organisations for all ages. Further amenities include a village hall and convenience store. A regular bus service operates through the village and a ten minute journey into Dorchester provides rail links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.
Accommodation - The dining hall provides an impressive introduction to the property with a wooden floor and broad staircase leading to the galleried landing. The sitting room is a delightful, light room with a stunning fireplace with stone surround, wooden mantle and a multi-fuel burner. There are French doors to the level garden, and access to an additional reception room. The kitchen breakfast room is a wonderful feature of the property, well equipped with wooden units, granite work surfaces, a two oven gas fired Rayburn and an eye-level double oven, along with a vintage dresser. From the kitchen there is a door to the pantry with two large cupboards, then further access to a well fitted utility room with a sink unit and storage.
Also located on the ground floor is a perfect guest suite, offering a generous double bedroom with a wall of fitted wardrobes, along with an en-suite bathroom enjoying a white suite and fitted shutters to the window overlooking the rear garden.
The first floor features a galleried landing with windows to the rear overlooking the garden. There is a large airing cupboard and two hatches to the loft space. The master bedroom is a superb feature of the home with a window to the side overlooking the church. There are a selection of fitted wardrobes and access to the eaves. There is a considerable sized en-suite with large recessed bath with central taps, separate shower cubicle and vanity units housing two wash hand basins. There is an additional bedroom with fitted cupboards, and a modern fitted bathroom.
The property is approached via twin timber gates that open onto a well maintained driveway providing off road parking for up to five cars. Mature gardens lay to the rear of the home, with a large lawn area which houses a selection of mature trees and shrubs and borders. There is a fabulous covered area with patio floor, ideal for evening entertaining. The garden enjoys a wonderful private aspect.
There is an oversized single garage with up-and-over door, power and lighting. Accessed via the utility room, the garage is very useful for additional storage.
Dining Hall - 5.36m x 4.01m (17'07" x 13'02") -
Sitting Room - 5.61m x 5.59m (18'05" x 18'04") -
Reception Room - 5.59m x 4.37m (18'04" x 14'04") -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.36m x 4.01m (17'07" x 13'02") -
Bedroom Two - 4.47m x 2.87m (14'08" x 9'05") -
Master Bedroom - 8.74m x 6.76m (28'08" x 22'02") -
En-Suite - 3.91m x 3.23m (12'10" x 10'07") -
Bedroom Three - 3.91m x 3.23m (12'10" x 10'07") -
Services - Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected. Broadband and satellite are available also.
Local Authorities - West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ Tel: 01305 251010. We are advised that the council tax band is F.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860
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