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Property Description

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Entrance Hall
  • Covered Hall through to Rear Garden
  • Enclosed Rear Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

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A Grade II Listed three bedroom mid terrace cottage in one of Shaftesbury's most desirable streets with a good sized garden and fantastic views over a park and the countryside beyond.

79 St James' Street is a well-proportioned three bedroom cottage nestled on the side of Shaftesbury's hill with a lovely front aspect over a park and the countryside beyond. The cottage offers a wealth of character with crittall windows at the front and a large former inglenook fireplace yet benefits from a modern bathroom suite and fully fitted kitchen. The ground floor comprises an entrance hall/passage way, sitting room with a wood burning stove and a modern double aspect kitchen/dining room with views over the garden. The first floor provides two comfortable double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom with a bath and overhead shower. The property enjoys a delightful cottage garden with a good sized area of lawn and herbaceous flower bed borders along with a terrace bordering the kitchen/dining room. A door leads from the garden through the hall/passage way directly onto St James's Street and is the ideal space for bin/bike storage.

St James' Street is a community in its self-located on the side of the Saxon hill top town of Shaftesbury, the street boosts a pub, church and primary school and allows easy access out to countryside beyond via bridleways and footpaths. Shaftesbury's bustling high street is located a short walk up the famous slope of Gold Hill and provides a variety of services to cater for most everyday requirements including; cottage hospital, doctors surgery, local farmers market (Thursdays), greengrocers, butchers, supermarkets pharmacy, opticians and dentists to name but a few. The high street is known for its range of independent shops, cafes, pubs and a well-regarded hotel.
The area benefits from excellent communication links with the A303 to the north providing road access to London and the south west as well as a mainline railway station at Gillingham (4 miles) serving London Waterloo and Exeter. The area also benefits from an excellent range of state and private schools such as Clayesmore, Gillingham Comprehensive, Port Regis and Shaftesbury School and Sixth Form.

Hall/passage Way:
Area for boot/coat storage, passage way with door at the rear giving direct access to the garden, electric box, door to;

Sitting Room:
Wood burning stove set in a large stone former inglenook fireplace with Bressemer beam over, stairs to first floor, aspect over millennium gardens, opening and steps to;

Kitchen/Dining Room:
Double aspect room with a range of floor mounted cupboards and drawers with roll edge work top over, one and half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer taps, double oven with four ring gas hob and extractor over, tiled splash backs, wall hung boiler, space for free standing fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring, glazed door to rear garden.

Hatch to loft space, door to;

Bedroom 1:
Aspect over countryside, double bedroom, picture rail.

Bedroom 2:
Double bedroom with garden view.

Bedroom 3:
Single bedroom with painted wooden flooring, views, cupboard with hanging rail.

White suite comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with over head shower and shower screen, radiator with towel rail above, mirrored vanity unit, wood effect laminate flooring.

The rear garden slopes up and away from the house enjoying two good sized areas of lawn with a traditional brick laid path leading around the outside with herbaceous flower bed border on all four sides. Steps lead down from the garden to the concrete patio with veranda/wood store. The property benefits from direct access to St James's Street via the hall/passage way and access into the kitchen/dining room.


By Car
From our office turn right out of the High Street and immediately left into Bimport. At the end of Bimport proceed down St Johns Hill and opposite the Church turn left into St James' Street, where after No.79 will be found shortly on the left opposite Millennium Gardens.

By Foot
Walk down Gold Hill and turn right when you reach the bottom, continue along the road and Number 79 will be found on the right hand side opposite the Millennium Gardens.

Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property.

North Dorset District Council Tax band D.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2016

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