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Fernleigh, Main Road, Bourton, Dorset, SP8 5BJ


Property Description

Key features

  • 26'9" SIITING ROOM

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

FERNLEIGH is a delightful detached three bedroom cottage, the property has been improved and maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owner, providing a charming character home with comfortable and charming living accommodation, all presented in good decorative order throughout and retaining characters features including wood burner, original beams and floorboards. 
Enjoying a convenient location in this much favoured and sought after village of Bourton.  Being within easy walking distance of public houses, churches and first school.  An attractive feature being the enclosed traditional well maintained gardens, parking and large detached garage.  An early viewing is highly recommended to secure this delightful property.

APPROACHED: Via gently sloping tarmacadam driveway over easy generous parking apron with wooden five bar gate that opens onto pretty cottage gardens to rear. Flagstone paved footpath leads to:

STORM PORCH/GARDEN ROOM: A useful addition of timber construction with fixed opening glazed windows and triplex roof covering, ideal as boot room and log store. Mat well, attractive natural hardwood panelled door with glazed top panel opens into: 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:(26’9 x 7’10) A wonderful family room, well proportioned and fitted with an attractive and extensive range of contemporary shaker style floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim, contrasting Oak worktops and counters. Inset 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome swan neck mixer taps, space for under counter fridge, inset ‘stoves’ electric double oven and fan assisted grill with four ring electric hob. Cream glazed brick tiled splash backs, generous breakfast/dining area with ample space for dining table and chairs. Wall hung cupboard, wall lights, wall hung electric convector heater, UPVC double glazed windows enjoying outlook on to pretty cottage garden. Original panelled door opens into:

UTILITY/BOILER ROOM: (26’9 x 9’6)  A well proportioned useful room, positioned to the rear of the house and running the entire length. Attractive porcelain floor tiles for ease of maintenance, double bowl stainless steel sink and double end drainer with mixer taps. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, ample power points, halogen spot lights, side casement windows, floor standing electric ESP Eco central heat recovering boiler, secondary air source heat pump.

STAIRWELL: Wooden stair case leads from kitchen/diner up to:

LOUNGE/SITTING ROOM: (26’9 x 9’4) A wonderful character room, well proportioned with good ceiling heights, handsome inglenook feature fireplace with original bressummer beam and inset wood burning stove with slate tiled hearth and fireside alcove cupboard. Exposed original pine floor boards, wall lights, three matching double glazed windows enjoying outlook onto street and neighbouring cottages. Ample power points, television aerial point, full height glazed door opens into:

LANDING: Bright and airy reception area with exposed wooden beams, UPVC double glazed windows, second stairwell to:


BEDROOM 3:(9’6 x 7’10)  Painted four panelled door, bright and airy and nicely proportioned with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. Wall hung convector heater, UPVC door with fixed bullnose window opens into storm porch to side of garden, UPVC double glazed window enjoys pleasant outlook onto cottage garden.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Traditional white suite comprising double end roll top enamel bath with telephone mixer taps and shower spray attachment, fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with rain shower, low level W.C with wooden seat, pedestal wash hand basin, tumble marble floor tiles, porcelain tiles to walls and splash backs. Exposed beams, spotlight track, UPVC double glazed window. Under floor heating and towel rail.
SECOND STAIRWELL: Bannister post and hand rail to:

THIRD FLOOR LANDING: Shelves, alcoves creates useful storage.

BEDROOM 1: (15’1 x 7’8) Character room being bright and airy, nicely proportioned with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, wall hung convector heater, chimney breast, ample power points, matching UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto street and neighbouring cottages.

BEDROOM 2: (8’6 x 7’6 ) A bright and airy room with good ceiling heights and exposed beams, wall hung convector heater, UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto street and neighbouring cottages.
OUTSIDE: The gardens are an attractive and delightful feature being of a good but manageable size, laid out in a traditional cottage style, mainly laid to lawn. Planted with productive fruit trees, a wooden five bar gate opens onto parking apron and driveway, leading to:

LARGE DETACHED GARAGE: With metal up and over door, light and power.

Garden continued: 

A Flagstone paved apron creates an area of sun terrace and patio positioned to enjoy the sun shine. The garden is enclosed by timber panel fencing and enjoys a sheltered and sunny position.

SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone and oil all subject to the usual utility regulations.  

Council Tax Band: C
EPC rating: F
Property M²: 102

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  







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03 November 2016

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