3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleGold Hill, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum
Sold STC £274,950
Full descriptionOccupying an elevated position down a quiet unmade lane with views of Okeford Hill is this sizable semi detached house which has easy access to beautiful countryside walks and is within walking distance of this very popular village's facilities. Built in 1924 for the local authority, the property has been our seller's family home since 1958 during which time it has been cherished and benefits from some reconfiguration and extension on the ground floor to provide well proportioned rooms with a free flowing easy to use layout. The property also has the advantage of gas fired central heating via radiators, Upvc double glazing and is presented to the market with the bonus of no forward chain. A viewing is strongly advisable to fully appreciate the location, size and layout this comfortable home has to offer and how it would easily meet a great many requirements.
In brief, the ground floor accommodation consists of entrance and dining room, sitting room, inner hallway, kitchen with breakfast area, utility and a stylish shower room. On the first floor there is a galleried landing, cloakroom and three good sized bedrooms. Outside the drive provides parking for about four cars and is partly under cover, there is a long garage and rear garden with a variety of outbuildings.
Energy Efficiency Rating D - Council Tax Band D
Ground Floor -
Entrance And Dining Area - 4.04m'' x 3.63m'' (13'3'' x 11'11'') - Approximate measurements - Upvc front door with stain glass style pane opens into entrance and dining room. Two windows overlooking the front garden and views of Okeford Hill in the distance. Ceiling and wall lights. Two radiators. Power points. Exposed stone wall with part glazing and display shelves. Stairs rising to the first floor and glazed door to the inner hall. Opening into the:-
Sitting Room - 3.56m'' x 3.63m'' (11'8'' x 11'11'') - Bow window overlooking the front garden with views thereafter. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Stone build fireplace with timber mantel, display alcoves and cabinets.
Inner Hall - Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Cupboard with hooks. Door to under stairs cupboard fitted with shelves. Laminate flooring. Part glazed door to the rear garden. Doors to the utility, shower room and to the:-
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 3.76m'' x 5.54m'' (12'4'' x 18'2'') - Maximum overall measurements - Window overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Power points. Television connection. Fitted with a range of wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit and eye level cupboards and shelves. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Built in eye level double electric oven with storage cupboards above and below. Space for fridge/freezer. Gas hob. Vinyl flooring throughout.
Utilty - L shaped room. Window overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler and programmer. Power points. Fitted with a range of units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Vinyl flooring.
Shower Room - Obscured glazed window to the rear aspect. Ceiling light. Tiled walls. Suite consisting of vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC with concealed cistern and walk in shower with electric shower and glass screen. Eye level cupboards. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled floor with heating under.
First Floor -
Landing - Stairs rise and curve up to a galleried landing with window to the rear. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to loft space. White panelled doors to all rooms.
Master Bedroom - 3.12m'' x 3.28m'' (10'3'' x 10'9'') - Maximum measurements - Window with view over the front garden and Okeford Hill. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and overhead storage cupboards.
Bedroom Two - 3.18m'' x 2.97m'' (10'5'' x 9'9'') - Maximum measurements - Window overlooking the rear garden with views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and overhead storage. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelf.
Bedroom Three - 2.34m'' x 3.23m'' (7'8'' x 10'7'') - Maximum measurements - Window overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Fitted wardrobes with drawers, shelves and overhead storage. Dressing table.
Cloakroom - Ceiling light. Wall mounted wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap and mirror with shelf over. Low level WC. Vinyl flooring.
Garage - 5.87m'' x 2.87m'' (19'3'' x 9'5'') - Long garage with up and over door, power and lighting. Windows to the side overlooking the rear garden. Covered area in front of the garage.
Garden - The property is approached from the lane onto a concrete drive leading to the car port and the rear garden. The remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn and planted with a variety of shrubs. There is also a summer house. The rear garden is again mostly laid to lawn with a range of timber and purpose built storage sheds. The garden is of a good size and enjoys a private and sunny aspect.
From The Sturminster Newton Side - At the traffic lights turn onto Old Market Hill. Turn left at the next set of lights heading towards Shaftesbury. Continue through the village of Manston and turn right on the bend heading towards Child Okeford. Continue on this road until the village passing the turning to Cooper Gardens on the right hand side - on the brow of the hill turn right into an unmade road. The property will be found on the right hand side towards the end.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE BLANDFORD SIDE - Leave Blandford on the A350 heading towards Stourpaine. Continue through the lights at Stourpaine heading towards Shaftesbury. On leaving Iwerne Minster take the first turning left just after Clayesmore School to Child Okeford. Stay on this road until Child Okeford and then turn right. Lower Common Road becomes Gold Hill. Turn left onto an unmade lane. The property is on the right hand side towards the end.
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