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3 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Fully Fitted Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Lounge
  • Study
  • Range of Outbuildings
  • Good Sized Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Handsome red brick former farmhouse with a useful range of outbuildings and good sized garden plot.

East View Farm dates from the early 20th Century and has a number of original period features including, timber frame sash windows, open fireplaces and high ceilings. There is extensive off road parking and a very useful range of former farm buildings that have been adapted for residential use as work shops and storage barns. Theses have potential for alternative uses subject to gaining the necessary planning consents. The garden is enclosed by a high fence providing privacy and seclusion.

The property lies in the heart of Bourton, best characterised as a vibrant community orientated village with a number of excellent facilities including a garage with post office and store, a village hall, primary school, church and public house. The adjoining village of Zeals has similar facilities whilst the Silton doctor's surgery is in fact located on the edge of Bourton. The nearby towns of Gillingham and Wincanton provide a range of services to cater for most everyday requirements. At Gillingham there is a Waitrose supermarket and mainline railway station serving London Waterloo (2 hours). The area also has excellent road links with the nearby A303 providing road access to London via the M3 and to the south west.

Rear Hall
Low level wc, wash hand basin with mixer tap.

Modern range of cupboards and drawers, plumbing for dish washer, washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob with cooker hood over, roll edge granite effect work top, 1 bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, double aspect windows, slate effect floor, inspection hatch, concealed ceiling lights, wooden tongue and grove splash backs.

Dining Room:
Wood laminate flooring, wood panelling to dado level height, fitted bookcase, cupboards and boiler cupboard.

Sitting Room:
Double aspect windows, sash windows, open fireplace with tiled hearth, picture rail.

Front Hall:
Under stairs cupboard, stairs rising to first floor.

Double aspect windows, open fire place with wooden mantle and surround.

Painted brick walls.

Loft hatch to roof space. Walk in airing cupboard wth shelving and hot water cylinder.

Panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, Dimplex electric heater.

Bedroom 2:
Double aspect windows.

Bedroom 1:
Double aspect windows.

Bedroom 3
The property is approached through double wooden entrance gates with a tarmacadam path leading to the front door and a tarmacadam driveway leading to the carport and concrete and gravel parking area. A covered walkway leads from the parking area to the rear hallway. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with vegetable beds, two timber garden sheds and a greenhouse. The boundaries are a mixture of brick wall, timber fence and hedge. The extensive range of outbuildings offer tremendous potential for alternative use subject to gaining the necessary planning consent.

Brick Carport:
4.57m (15ft) x 3.35m (11ft)

Stone & Brick Workshop/Store:
4.57m (15ft) x 3.35m (11ft) Sliding door.

Brick Former Cowstalls:
5.49m (18ft) x 4.57m (15ft) Brick floor, mono pitch asbestos roof, window.

Former Milking Parlour:
9.14m (30ft) x 5.49m (18ft) Metal corrugated walls, power and light, side passage, split level concrete floor, mono pitch roof.

From Shaftesbury proceed west along the B3081 to Gillingham and then north along the B3092 towards Mere before turning left opposite Milton on Stour Primary School, signposted Bourton. At the crossroads at the centre of Bourton turn left where upon the entrance to East View Farm will be found on the left after Badgers Close.

Mains water (metered), drainage, electricity are connected to the property, oil fired central heating.

North Dorset District Council Tax Band E.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 April 2016

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