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2 bedroom character property for sale

St James Street, Shaftesbury

Sold STC £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 18th century cottage
  • Character property
  • Exposed beams and stone walls
  • Secluded gardens
  • Garage and Parking
  • Front and Rear entrances

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

**PRICED TO SELL** A quaint character cottage located in the extremely desirable area of the Pump Yard on St James Street benefitting from off road parking and a garage. This cottage is not one to be missed!

This charming Grade II listed residence within an enclosed garden that boasts a plethora of beautiful features associated with classic Georgian architecture including chimney breasts, multiple windows which allow natural light to flood in, and open beam ceilings. The property originally dates from 1760 and is of tremendous character.

The Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury is well known for its gorgeous countryside views and historic cobbled street of Gold Hill. The town provides a range of everyday amenities including public houses, cafes, restaurants, independent and high street shops, a doctor’s surgery, post office, banks and a cottage hospital.

Lounge 10' 10" x 10' ( 3.30m x 3.05m )
Single glazed windows with restored wooden window frames to the front and side, fitted shelves, fireplace with room for a log burner currently occupied by an electric fire feature exposed stone walls.

Dining Room 10' x 10' 11" ( 3.05m x 3.33m )
Single glazed window with restored wooden frames to the front comprising of a window seat. Feature beamed ceilings, gas central heating and a stone surround chimney with room for a log burner.

Kitchen  8' 4" x 9' 1" ( 2.54m x 2.77m )
Fitted kitchen comprising of wall and base units, 1 &1/2 bowl sink and drainer, work surfaces with electric oven, hob and cookerhood. plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer. combi boiler in storage cupboard. part tiled walls and non-slip hand crafted easy clean terracotta tiled flooring. Double glazed window to the rear and side and patio doors out to the rear garden.

Storage space and an electric heater.

Bedroom 1 10' 10" x 10' 1" ( 3.30m x 3.07m )
3 single glazed windows with restored wooden frames to the front, rear and side comprising of 2 window seats also. Exposed beams, fitted carpets with mounted radiator and telephone point. Closed window with the potential to renovate and expose.

Bedroom 2 8' 1" x 7' 1" ( 2.46m x 2.16m )
Single glazed window with restored wooden frames to the front, two built in wardrobes, loft access, mounted radiator and a fitted carpet.

Double glazed window to the side, Bath with mixer taps and overhead shower, wash hand basin, WC, gas radiator and electric towel rail. part tiled walls and tiled flooring.


Front Garden 
Laid to lawn, shrubbery, pretty summer house with a few trees creating privacy.

Rear Garden 
Patio area, privacy all round with double parking.

Up & Over garage door, rear access. exits onto Laundry lane and Tanyard lane.

One of the only cottages with a second entrance, Woodland setting, behind the Abbey lands & Blackmore Vale. Grade II listed country cottage yet close to amenities. Historic area cottage dating back to the 1760s.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
5: Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
6: Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 January 2016


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