3 bedroom house for saleBishops Caundle, Sherborne
- DETACHED 18TH CENTURY THATCHED COTTAGE! LOVELY CONDITION THROUGHOUT!
- STUNNING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS! 70' X 38' MAIN GARDEN!
- DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 2-3 CARS!
- 22' MAIN RECEPTION ROOM! NO LISTING RESTRICTIONS!
- NEAR GOOD PUB AND VILLAGE SHOP!
Full descriptionDETACHED 18TH CENTURY THATCHED COTTAGE! STUNNING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS OVER BLACKMORE VALE! DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 2-3 CARS! 70' X 38' MAIN GARDEN! 22' MAIN RECEPTION ROOM! NO LISTING RESTRICTIONS! LOVELY CONDITION THROUGHOUT! Situated in the heart of the lovely village of Bishops Caundle, only 6 miles from the picturesque, historic Abbey town of Sherborne, this thatched chocolate box cottage offers the ultimate in beautiful countryside living. Inside, the spacious accommodation boasts all of the old cottage charm you can think of with exposed heavy beam work, exposed Ham stone walls, pine floor boards, low level cottage windows and pine latch doors. It is found in very good decorative order with recently replaced kitchen units and bathroom suite. There is a small cottage-sized Ham stone inglenook fireplace and cast iron log burner. The house boasts oil-fired radiator central heating and some tasteful double glazing. The accommodation is arranged in a Long Cottage style and boasts a 22'4 main reception room and practical square kitchen breakfast room with Shaker-Style kitchen units. There are extensive countryside views from most of the windows and also views to the pretty local church. Bishops Caundle offers a superb public house called The White Hart as well as a village shop, post office, primary school, garage/filling station with store, village hall and parish church. LONDON WATERLOO STATION IS JUST OVER TWO HOURS BY TRAIN FROM NEARBY SHERBORNE STATION. The popular Jurassic Coast is only just over 40 minutes drive away. This is the perfect second home in the country. A welcome break from the town or city. Alternately, it would be ideal for couples looking for a romantic countryside home or retreat. NO FURTHER CHAIN.
Glazed leaded light front door to
Windows to front and side. Light. Glazed door leads to
MAIN RECEPTION ROOM: 22'4 max x 10'9
The main reception room is split in to two areas:
LIVING ROOM AREA:
Low cottage ceilings with exposed heavy beam work, Ham stone inglenook fireplace and stone chimney breast feature, cast iron log/multi fuel burner, radiator with decorative cover, feature wall alcove, two wall lighting points, double glazed replacement hard wood window to the front with sunny southerly aspect, overlooking the front garden, moulded skirting boards, TV point, telephone point, entrance to
Low cottage ceiling with exposed beam work, radiator and decorative cover, double glazed replacement hard wood window to the front with sunny southerly aspect, overlooking the front garden, moulded skirting boards, two wall lighting points, stairs rise to first floor, pine latch door leads to under stairs cupboard space.
Pine latch door leads to
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM: 12' x 11'6
A range of cream coloured fitted Shaker-style kitchen units comprising roll edge 'stone effect' laminate work surface, tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel sink bowl and drainer unit, inset electric hob with electric oven under, a range of matching drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for fridge and freezer, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, concealed wall mounted cooker hood extractor fan, exposed beam work, exposed ham stone walls, ceramic tiled floor, moulded skirting boards and architraves, multi-pane window to the front with sunny southerly aspect, overlooking the front garden, multi-pane glazed door to the front garden, inset ceiling lighting, radiator.
Pine latch door leads from the living room area to
RECEPTION ROOM THREE/BEDROOM THREE: 11'2 x 7'9
A small double bedroom with radiator and decorative cover, moulded skirting boards and architraves, double glazed window to the side with outlooks towards the local church.
Stair case rises from the dining room area to
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Exposed pine floor boards, moulded skirting boards and architraves, exposed beam work, two wall lighting points, pine latch doors lead off the landing to
BEDROOM ONE: 12'8 x 12'1
A generous double bedroom with low level multi-pane cottage window to the front with sunny southerly aspect, enjoying extensive countryside views beyond the front garden, exposed beam work, chimney breast feature, three wall lighting points, radiator with decorative cover, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
BEDROOM TWO: 12'2 x 10'6 Another generous double bedroom with low level multi-pane cottage window to the front with sunny southerly aspect, enjoying extensive countryside views beyond the front garden, two wall lighting points, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, TV point.
FIRST FLOOR BATHROOM:
A fitted white suite comprising low level WC with timber seat, pedestal wash basin, pine panelled bath, wall mounted mains shower over, tiled surrounds, folding glazed shower screen, exposed pine floor boards, pine panelling to dado height, wall mounted heated towel rail, extractor fan, low level double glazed cottage window to the front with sunny southerly aspect, exposed beam work.
At the front of the property is a beautiful, main, cottage style, lawned garden measuring 70' width by 38' depth (plus grass banked verge). It is southerly facing and enjoys a good degree of sunshine as well as countryside views and views of the local church. There are a variety of Ham stone borders with mature hedges, Jasmine hedge and shrubs. Outside lights and tap. The front garden is enclosed by miniature stone walling and panel fencing. The property has access via both sides to the rear. One side area houses an oil tank and timber shed. Various garden storage units. Security lighting.
Both side access lead to
DRIVEWAY PARKING AT THE REAR FOR 2-3 CARS. This is accessed via a shared driveway from the road.
PLEASE NOTE: THE COTTAGE IS AVAILBLE FURNISHED IF REQUIRED. SPEAK TO THE SELLIG AGENT FOR MORE DETAILS.
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