4 bedroom detached house for saleDover Street, Stour Row, Shaftesbury
Offers in Excess of £699,950
Full descriptionBoasting a fabulous rural location with no close by neighbours and views, surrounded by the most beautiful Blackmore Vale countryside is this splendid country home offering flexible room usage and set in just under an acre of ground. Our client advises us that the property was built in 1938 for a local farmer to spend his retirement years in and over the course of time has evolved to a roomy family residence with an historic extension to the side and a first floor addition - taking full advantage of the stunning views - added during the seventeen years that our sellers have owned the property. The property benefits from double glazing, except the porch, with some windows featuring a leaded light inlay and oil fired central heating via radiators. Internally, the property offers well proportioned comfortable living with the opportunity of having multi-functional rooms and scope to make it one's own. Therefore, it is imperative to view the property to see how this lovely family home would meet a great many potential buyers' needs - from an established family, growing family or even for those looking to provide for a dependent relative - amongst others.
In brief, the ground floor accommodation consists of useful porch, dining room with fireplace, snug/study with fireplace, kitchen/breakfast room, utility/boot room, ground floor bedroom and bathroom. On the first floor there is the galleried sitting room with a triple outlook and double doors opening to the balcony, three bedrooms, two of which are of a double size, bathroom and separate WC. Outside there is a double garage, attached lean to, purpose built storage sheds and beautifully kept gardens laid to lawn and interspersed with shrub and flower beds plus a range of fruit trees. The entire grounds provide plenty of privacy and have a sunny aspect.
Energy Efficiency Rating D - Council Tax Band F
Ground Floor -
Porch - Part glazed timber door opens into a useful porch. Windows to all sides with views over the garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Power points. Upvc part glazed double arched doors open into the:-
Dining Room - 4.24m'' x 5.33m'' (13'11'' x 17'6'') - French doors opening to the paved sun terrace with view over the garden. Ceiling lights. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Open fireplace with timber mantel, brick slip and tiled hearth. Stairs rising to the first floor with recess under. Arch to inner hall and panelled doors to the kitchen and the:-
Study/Snug - 4.27m x 3.35m (14' x 11') - Boasting a double aspect with windows with leaded light inlay overlooking the garden to the front and drive to the side. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Open fireplace with timber mantel, stone slip and Slate hearth with timber fender.
Kitchen - 3.35m x 4.24m'' (11' x 13'11'') - Double outlook with two windows to the front and one to the side. Ceiling lights. Oil fired central heating boiler and programmer. Plenty of power points. Fitted with a range of country style kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and open ended display shelves, open shelves with pull out baskets, eye level cupboards with open ended display shelves and open wall shelves. Good amount of wood effect work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Range style cooker. Quarry tiled floor. Pane glass door to the:-
Boot/Utility Room - Windows to the side and rear. Part glazed door opening to the rear paved seating area. Ceiling light. Power points. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for fridge/freezer. Space for further appliances. Wall shelves. Tiled floor.
Inner Hall - Ceiling light. Radiator. Wall shelves. Power and telephone points. Stairs rising to the sitting room with recess under. Natural wood panelled doors to the bathroom and to:-
Master Bedroom - 5.36m'' x 3.18m'' (17'7'' x 10'5'') - Maximum measurements - Benefiting from a double aspect with window to the rear overlooking the paved seating area and to the front with view over the garden. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Two radiators. Power points. Large storage cupboard with window to the rear and ceiling light.
Bathroom - Obscured glazed window to the rear elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Two extractor fans. Wall mounted electric heater. Radiator. Corner display shelves. Fitted with a suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and mirror fronted bathroom cabinet over, low level WC, bidet with mixer tap and bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, shower screen and full height tiling to surrounding walls.
First Floor -
Sitting Room - 4.39m'' x 7.04m'' (14'5'' x 23'1'') - Stairs rise from the inner hall to a galleried sitting room with spectacular far reaching views over the surrounding Blackmore Vale countryside. Boasting a triple aspect and with French doors opening to a good sized balcony with views and overlooking the front garden. Ceiling and wall lights. Access to the loft space with pull down ladder, light, window and part boarded. Two radiators. Power points. Television connection. Couple of steps to natural wood panelled door opening into the:-
Bedroom Three - 4.24m'' x 3.35m (13'11'' x 11') - Window to the front with leaded light inlay and countryside views. Ceiling light. Coved. Corner display shelves. Radiator. Power points. Chimney breast with floor cupboard. Fitted wardrobes with hanging rails, shelves and over head storage cupboards. Natural wood panelled door to the:-
Landing - Window with leaded light inlay to the front with rural views. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Radiator. Power points. Panelled doors to the bathroom, WC, bedroom four and to:-
Bedroom Two - 4.27m x 3.33m'' (14' x 10'11'') - Enjoying a dual outlook with windows with leaded light inlay to the front and side both with views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Wall shelves. Floor cupboard built into the chimney breast.
Bedroom Four - 3.35m x 2.29m'' (11' x 7'6'') - Maximum measurements. Window with leaded light inlay to the rear with views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Fitted wall shelves. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and with overhead storage.
Bathroom - Window with leaded light inlay to the side. Ceiling light. Coved. Suite consisting of bath with electric shower over and full height tiling to surrounding walls and vanity style wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap.
Wc - Window with leaded light inlay to the side aspect. Ceiling light. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Corner display shelves.
Double Garage - 5.84m'' x 5.08m'' (19'2'' x 16'8'') - High framed double garage allowing for some motor homes, with remote controlled up and over door, power and lighting. Rafter storage. Door to the attached gated lean to.
Grounds - The property is approached from the lane via gates opening onto a generous parking area and leading to the garage and the front of the house. To the front of the house there is a large front garden mostly laid to lawn and interspersed with well stocked shrub and flower beds. In addition there is a pond with water feature. The garden is enclosed by mature hedgerow. To one side there is a gap in the hedge with allows access to a further area of garden - again laid to lawn with a variety of fruit trees scattered throughout. There is also a raised vegetable patch, two greenhouses and a timber garden shed. To the rear of the house there is a paved seating area and brick built storage units. The whole garden enjoys total privacy, a sunny aspect and is enclosed by hedgerow adjoining fields.
From The Gillingham Office - Leave Gillingham via Newbury turning right at the lights heading towards Sturminster Newton. Continue to the crossroads at East Stour and turn left heading towards Shaftesbury. At the Kings Arms turn right to Stour Row and continue to the end of the lane. Turn right heading towards Marnhull. The property will be found a short distance on the left hand side.
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