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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Maperton Road, Charlton Horethorne, Sherborne

Guide Price £525,000

Property Description

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A delightful Grade II listed detached part thatched cottage enjoying a tranquil position on the edge of this desirable village and boasting fabulous rural views. We believe that the cottage dates to the 17th Century with a more recent addition to the side. Inside, the cottage oozes characterful features, such as, leaded light windows with stone mullions, deep sills and window seats, exposed stone walls and timber beams and an impressive fireplace with burner. To conform with current day expectation the property benefits from oil fired central heating via radiators and under floor heating to the kitchen/breakfast room. The property offers well proportioned and flexible usage rooms yet has a cosy and comfortable feel. Viewing is highly recommended to truly appreciate this special home and how it would meet the next lucky owners requirements.

The cottage sits gable end to the lane with the gardens lying to the front, side and rear and has accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor of consists of sitting room with fireplace, dining room which offers flexible usage - study/bedroom - wonderful kitchen/breakfast fitted with a range of individually design kitchen units, Marble work surfaces, some integrated appliances and French doors opening to the side sun terrace. There is also a utility and shower room. On the first floor there is the family bathroom with contemporary suite and three double sized bedrooms, two with built in wardrobes. Outside there is generous gated parking, single timber garage and an outbuilding. The garden lie to three sides and are primarily laid to lawn and interspersed with trees, shrubs and flower beds.

Energy Efficiency Rating 'Exempt' - Council Tax Band F - DRAFT DETAILS

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Sitting Room - 3.86m'' x 4.62m'' (12'8'' x 15'2'') - Maximum measurements - Thatched storm porch to timber front door opens which opens into the sitting room. Window overlooking the rear with countryside views and to the front over the garden. Exposed ceiling beams and stone walls. Wall lights. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Stone fireplace with burner and recess for logs to one side. Step up and strip wood door to the kitchen/breakfast room and opening into the:-

Dining Room - 3.86m'' x 2.41m'' (12'8'' x 7'11'') - Boasting a dual aspect with window to the side and overlooking the front garden. Exposed beams. Wall lights. Radiator. Power and telephone points.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.66m'' x 5.72m'' (18'7'' x 18'9'') - Maximum overall measurements - Breakfast Area - Two windows overlooking the front garden and pane glass French doors with full height windows to either side opening to the side sun terrace. Exposed ceiling beams. Recessed spot lights. Radiator. Power points. Cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler and programmer. Breakfast peninsula with storage cupboards under. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboards under. Stone flooring. Opens into the:-
Kitchen Area - Benefiting from a double aspect with views over the side garden and over open countryside to the opposite side. Ceiling and recessed lights. Plenty of power points. Fitted with a range of country style kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with some with drawers, separate drawer unit and eye level cupboards. Open plate rack and bottle rack. Open shelves. Half height larder style cupboard with integrated spice rack and shelves. Pull out wicker baskets. Excellent amount of Marble work surfaces with matching upstand and part tiled walls. Double Butler style sink with swan neck mixer tap and storage cupboard under. Built in double electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood over and spice cupboards to either side. Integrated dishwasher. Stone flooring. Door to the:-

Utility - Pane glass window overlooking the rear garden. Part glazed stable door opening to the side and allowing access to the parking area. Recessed spot lights. Extractor fan. Power points. Work surface with space and plumbing under for a washing machine and space for further appliances. Stone flooring. Door to the:-

Shower Room - Obscured pane glass window to the side aspect. Recessed spot lights. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, tiled splash back and illuminating mirror over. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Walk in tiled shower cubicle with umbrella head. Stone flooring.

First Floor -

Landing - Stairs rise to part galleried and split level landing with two windows overlooking the front garden. Recessed spot lights and wall lights. Smoke detector. Access to loft space. Central heating thermostat. Power points. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom - 3.78m'' x 3.23m'' (12'5'' x 10'7'') - Plus wardrobes - Window overlooking the rear garden and fields beyond. Recessed spot lights. Access to loft space. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves and cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom Two - 3.05m x 3.78m'' (10' x 12'5'') - Window with seat under overlooking the rear garden and countryside thereafter. Access to loft space. Exposed timbers. Wall light. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Three - 4.17m'' x 2.46m'' (13'8'' x 8'1'') - Boasting a double aspect with window to the side with views and overlooking the front garden. Exposed ceiling beams. Uplighter. Radiator. Power points. Two single fitted wardrobes.

Family Bathroom - A dual aspect room with windows to the side and front. Recessed spot lights. Heated towel rail. Part tiled walls. Contemporary suite consisting of double ended bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, low level WC with economy flush facility and table top wash hand basin with mono tap. Shaver point. Tiled floor.

Outside -

Garage - A single timber garage with double opening out doors. Paved parking in front. Further gravelled parking for about three cars and enclosed by a timber five bar gate.

Garden - The property sits gable end to the lane with picket gate opening to a paved path leading to the front door. The path continues to the side of the cottage where there is a sun terrace - ideal for alfresco dining. The rest of the garden is laid to lawn with shrub and flower beds and enjoys a sunny and private aspect.

Direction -

From The Sherborne Office - Leave Sherborne via Bristol Road heading towards Wincanton. On arriving in Charlton Horethorne, go past the church on the right hand side and turn left at the public house and village shop. Proceed up the hill passing the petrol pumps on the right. Take a right turn signposted Maperton and go down the hill. The property will be found on the left hand side.

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15 November 2016

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