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5 bedroom detached house for sale

St. Leonards Avenue, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7NZ

Under Offer £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Popular road within Blandford Forum
  • Reception hall
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Garden room/utility, cloakroom & boiler room
  • Games room/cinema
  • 5 bedrooms (3 ensuite)
  • Family bathroom
  • Off-road parking
  • Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An elegant 5 bedroom detached family home offering spacious and supremely versatile accommodation in one of Blandford Forum's most desirable roads.

Enjoying elevations of brick and render under a tiled roof, this substantial property has accommodation arranged over four floors to include a cellar/games room.

Entering the property on the ground floor into the entrance hall via a uPVC double glazed door, there are stairs rising to the first floor and doors to the principal rooms.

The living room is a large dual aspect space with a beautiful fireplace with stone hearth and marble mantle and an inset multi fuel stove. A door leads through to the open plan kitchen/breakfast room.

The kitchen/breakfast room is a light, bright and airy room with a tiled floor and two sets of French doors opening onto a large decking area. Stairs lead down to the lower ground floor utility/garden/games room.

There is an extensive range of eye and base level modern kitchen units and a full complement of appliances, including a sink and drainer, range style cooker with fitted cooker hood above, dishwasher and American style fridge/freezer.

Finally, on the ground floor, located at the front of the property, is a reception room currently utilised as a study.

Rising to the first floor, the landing has inset spotlights and another staircase rising to the second floor.

The master bedroom is a superb room with a lovely aspect to the rear and French doors leading onto a large decked terrace with views across the garden to the hills beyond. The en-suite has fully tiled walls, a large shower cubicle, wc and his and hers basins.

Bedroom 2 also has a lovely view to the rear and access into a Jack and Jill en-suite/bathroom which is also accessed from the landing. The en-suite/bathroom has fully tiled walls and floor, wc, hand basin and a bath with shower over.

Bedroom 3 is at the front of the property and again has the benefit of an en-suite shower room.

Rising to the second floor, the landing has low level cupboards into the eaves and enjoys a wonderful view out towards the outskirts of the town. There are 2 further bedrooms on this floor, both of which have a pleasant aspect. Bedroom 4 is a well-proportioned single and Bedroom 5 is a large double with eaves storage.

Returning to the kitchen/breakfast room, stairs lead down to the lower ground floor. This comprises a large multipurpose reception room, currently utilised by the current owners as a games and pool room having doors opening onto the garden. Oak flooring runs from the cinema room, through into a garden room which doubles as a utility.

The garden room has further doors outside and a worktop with inset sink and space for a domestic appliance. There is a separate wc and a boiler room which houses the boiler and pressurised cistern for the heating system.

To the front of the property is off road parking for 2 laid to block paving with a storage area to the side of the property. The rear garden is a terraced garden, with a sheltered area abutting the property under the decking. There is a stairway from the garden to the decking accessed from the kitchen. The garden is laid to lawn and flanked by hedging, with further steps down to a patio which has a greenhouse and an area of garden perfect for a vegetable plot.

Blandford Forum is an interesting Georgian market town in the heart of Dorset surrounded by open countryside. There are a range of shopping, commercial and sporting facilities. There is access to the larger towns of Poole, 15 miles, Bournemouth, 22 miles and Salisbury with main line station, 22 miles.

There are excellent schools in the area within the private sector including Bryanston, Canford, Sherborne, Milton Abbey, Clayesmore, Sandroyd, Port Regis, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Castle Court and Dumpton. State education is available at The Blandford School.


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30 August 2016

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