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Trecarn, Christys Lane

Under Offer £370,000

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Tenure: Freehold

TRECARN is a handsome three bedroom detached house built in the 1930’s with painted rendered elevations under a clay tiled roof.  The property has undergone a sympathetic renovation in recent years by the present owners to create a stylish and comfortable family home which retains a number of original features including fireplaces, wooden flooring, picture rails and painted wooden tongue and groove internal doors.  The property benefits from UPVC double glazing, gas fired central heating, a large and versatile loft space, a secluded landscaped rear garden, detached garage and off-road parking for several vehicles.

SITUATION: The property is situated within a short level walk of Shaftesbury town centre.  Shaftesbury is a historic Saxon hilltop market town and offers a comprehensive range of facilities including restaurants, cafes, niche retailers, a boutique hotel, library, small hospital and health centre.

ENTRANCE PORCH: Glazed double doors, pitched and tiled roof, quarry tiled floor, step up to UPVC double glazed front door with two decorative glazed panels.  Opening into:

ENTRANCE HALL: A spacious and welcoming reception hall with polished wood floorboards, picture rail, staircase rising to first floor, panel radiator, understairs storage cupboard and original painted wooden tongue and groove door through to:

SITTING ROOM: A light and spacious triple aspect room with UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, two small side aspect windows and a UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. A fireplace with wood burning stove on a raised quarry tiled hearth provided a cosy focal point to the room.  Original floor boards, picture rail and two panel radiators.  

An original painted wooden tongue and groove door from hallway leads through to:

DINING ROOM: A light and well proportioned room with a large UPVC double glazed bay window overlooking the front garden.  Brick open fireplace with a timber surround, original picture rail, panel radiator, built-in shelving unit to chimney recess, original exposed floor boards, ample space for a dining table, UPVC double glazed side aspect window, opening through to:

KITCHEN: Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted cabinets, comprising of drawers and cupboards with complimentary work surface areas, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome swan neck mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher, electric cooker point, space for large fridge/freezer, UPVC double glazed side aspect window, panel radiator, polished wooden floor boards.  Two UPVC double glazed windows overlook the rear garden and a part glazed door from kitchen leads out into a:

REAR PORCH: Fully enclosed with windows overlooking the rear garden, quarry tiled floor, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: A light and spacious galleried landing, picture rail, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window overlooks the rear garden.

MASTER BEDROOM: A UPVC double glazed window overlooks the front of the property, panel radiator, range of built-in wardrobes with sliding doors and cupboards above, picture rail.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising of fully tiled corner shower cubicle with mains power shower, low level WC, wash hand basin, extractor fan, panel radiator, sliding door, two decorative obscure glazed panels, recessed ceiling spotlights, engineered oak laminate flooring.

BEDROOM 2: A UPVC double glazed window overlooks the front of the property, panel radiator, original floorboards, picture rail.

BEDROOM 3: Two UPVC double glazed windows overlook the rear garden, panel radiator, cupboard housing gas fired central heating boiler, further built-in storage cupboards, picture rail.

BATHROOM: Fitted with a modern white suite comprising panel enclosed bath with antique style mixer tap with shower attachment, electric power shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and dual aspect rear and side UPVC double obscure glazed windows, engineered oak laminate flooring, panel radiator.

Doorway from the landing leads to a vestibule with front aspect double glazed window and bespoke oak steps lead up to:

LOFT ROOM: A spacious and versatile room, fully boarded with two large velux windows to the rear and eaves storage.  

The gardens are an attractive feature of the property and lie predominately to the rear.

The front of the property is laid predominately to gravel which serves as a generous parking apron for a number of vehicles.  There is a large raised flower bed which runs along to the front boundary which is abundantly stocked with a cornucopia  of country cottage style flowering shrubs, plants and herbs such as lavender, dairy, geraniums, floxgloves, holly etc and retained by a low stone wall.  Additional borders lie to the side and front of the house and are home to a selection of mature flowering shrubs, cyclamen and spring bulbs.  The front and side of the house are covered with climbing perfumed roses and wisteria.

The rear garden is of a generous size and has been enthusiastically and lovingly landscaped to provide a well thought out, practical and interesting space.  There is a good sized central lawn encircled by deep well stocked borders, home to an array of architectural flowering shrubs such as tree peonies, variegated holly, rhododendron and interspersed by cottage style country plants, salvias, hellebores and ferns, footpath to garage door, climbing roses, honeysuckle, clematis trail over a series of three wooden arches leading through to a generous paved seating area with access to wooden garden shed and greenhouse.  Rustic stone steps lead up to a raised decking area over hung and shaded by specimen trees and flowering rhododendron bushes from the lawn two steps up to a raised gravel terrace with step up to porch and kitchen.
The garden is enclosed by wooden shiplap fencing enjoys a sunny and sheltered position and would be of interest as much to a keen gardener as to an active family.

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

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

Council Tax Band: D
EPC rating: D
Property M²: 150

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  




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