4 bedroom detached house for salePenn Hill, Bedchester, Shaftesbury, SP7 0JT
Guide Price £650,000
- NO ONWARD CHAIN
- Gardens and grounds of 1 acre
- Peaceful location with views to Fontmell Church and Fontmell Down beyond
- 4 double bedrooms
- 3 bath/shower rooms (one ensuite)
- 23' triple aspect sitting room with open fire
- Dining room with open fire
- Kitchen/breakfast room with scope to remodel
- Double garage
Set in a very peaceful location with lovely views this property offers spacious accommodation with an adjoining paddock of 0.57 acre and the plot as a whole measuring an acre.
The property is approached from a quiet lane with a sweeping gravel drive and a large area of garden to the front bordered by mature trees and hedging.
The entrance porch has a cloakroom and a coat cupboard and there is a spacious central hall. The triple aspect sitting room runs the full width of the house and has an open fire, doors to the garden and a bay window overlooking the rear and the paddock. Double doors lead to the dining room which again has a bay window to the rear and an open fire. There is a door completing the circle into the kitchen from the dining room. The kitchen has a range of wooden floor and eye level units, inset sink and drainer, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer and a breakfast table. There is a free standing electric cooker and the oil fired boiler is also situated in the kitchen. There is a side lobby with doors to the front and a store room/freezer room, a utility room with a door to the garden and a shower room. In addition there is access to the double garage.
On the first floor the master bedroom has a range of fitted units and wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. In addition there are 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The views are best enjoyed from the first floor and stretch to Fontmell Magna at the front and Margaret Marsh at the rear. The vendor has most enjoyed the peace and quiet and the lovely views. Believed to have been built in 1985 with brick elevations and a pitched tiled roof the house is double glazed as well as having cavity wall insulation. The house would benefit from updating and there is an opportunity to enlarge the kitchen to create a kitchen/dining room or has the possibility of converting the garage and adjoining utility area into an annexe or additional accommodation subject to the necessary consents.
Outside the garage has an electric up and over door and workshop space and loft storage above. The front garden is open to the side with a patio and the more southerly aspect from the sitting room doors. The rear garden is level and laid to lawn leading to the paddock.
Bedchester is a small rural hamlet situated amongst lovely rolling countryside between the market towns of Shaftesbury and Blandford. The village of Fontmell Magna is situated nearby and has everyday facilities including an excellent Post Office/Store, primary school, surgery, tennis court, inn and church.
Blandford, Shaftesbury, Sturminster Newton and Gillingham offer more comprehensive amenities with Gillingham having a mainline railway station with services to London Waterloo and the West Country.
Good schools in the area include Shaftesbury, Gillingham and Sturminster Newton with private schools at Clayesmore, Port Regis, Bryanston, Sandroyd and St Mary's.
The beautiful surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, cycling, fishing and riding. Golf available at Blandford and Rushmore.
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