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Bourton, Dorset SP8

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Added on 30/09/2021
Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

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Tenure: Freehold

An individually designed four/five bedroom detached village house set within a large mature garden. This impressive family home was built in the 1990's and perfectly blends modern day living with charm and character. The scene is set on entering the property with a galleried landing overlooking the reception hall with exposed oak timbers and oak flooring. The sitting room is a particular feature with a modern inglenook style fireplace, large square bay window, French doors opening onto the garden and door to a study/office ideal for home working. A wonderful kitchen/family room acts as the hub of the house with modern fitted units topped with granite working surfaces and a seating/breakfast area with double doors opening onto a paved patio ideal for al fresco dining. There is also a useful utility room with pantry, separate dining room and two cloakrooms. Moving upstairs the master bedroom enjoys a square bay window and stylish en-suite with large shower cubicle. There are four further bedrooms, two of which interconnect, second en-suite shower room and stunning family bathroom featuring a modern free standing bath. The outside benefits from a large driveway with parking for several vehicles, integral double garage and large secluded garden.

LOCATION: The village of Bourton is situated on the Dorset/Somerset/Wiltshire border with the lovely countryside of the Blackmore Vale, West Wiltshire Downs and South Somerset all close at hand as well as woodland walks nearby at Penselwood and the famous National Trust gardens at Stourhead. Bourton has good everyday facilities including a garage with post office/shop, pub, church and Ofsted rated Outstanding primary school whilst on the edge of the village is the Silton surgery and pharmacy. More comprehensive shopping, leisure and health amenities are available at Wincanton, Shaftesbury and Gillingham, the latter also having a mainline railway station with direct services to London (Waterloo) and the West Country. With its proximity to the A303, Bourton offers convenient road access to London, the motorway network, Salisbury, Sherborne, Bath and Yeovil. There are a number of well regarded schools in the area in both the private and state sectors as well as a variety of rural pursuits including walking, riding, cycling and golf with racing at Wincanton, Bath and Salisbury.

Storm porch to front door with leaded light stained glass side windows.

RECEPTION HALL: A spacious hallway with exposed timbers and floorboards, dado rail, wall light points, radiator, stairs to first floor and understairs cupboard.

CLOAKROOM: Low level WC, wash basin with tiled splashback, radiator, wall light point and obscured glazed window.

SITTING ROOM: 19'7" (narrowing to 18'1") x 15'10" A bright and airy room featuring an imposing modern inglenook fireplace with raised hearth and fitted wood burning stove. Bay window to side aspect, exposed timber, dado rail, dual aspect windows, French doors giving access to the rear garden and opening to:

DINING ROOM: 13' x 9'2" (to front of fireplace) Brick fireplace with raised hearth and log store to one side, exposed floorboards, dado rail, radiator, wall light points and French doors to rear garden.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 19'6" x 12' (narrowing to 10'5") A wonderful kitchen/family room comprising stainless steel sink set into a granite working surface, range of stylish shaker style wall, drawer and base units with working surface over, central island unit topped with a granite working surface and inset four burner gas (propane) hob. Eye level double oven, integrated dishwasher, tiled floor, exposed timbers, two radiators, seating area with double doors opening onto the garden, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters and opening to:

UTILITY ROOM: Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, space and plumbing for washing machine, window to side aspect, double storage unit, walk-in pantry and door to:

BOOT ROOM: 7'6" x 5'3" Radiator, tiled floor, stable door to garden and door to:

GARDENERS' TOILET: Low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor, radiator and obscured glazed window.

STUDY: 9' x 7'9" Door from the sitting room opens into the study with radiator and window to front aspect.

From the reception hall stairs rising to first floor.

GALLERIED LANDING: Two velux windows, dado rail, hatch to loft, wall light points and airing cupboard housing hot water tank with shelf for linen.

BEDROOM 1: 17' x 9'8" An impressive master bedroom with triple aspect windows, wall light points, two radiators, large bay with window seat, built-in wardrobes and door to

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: A stylish suite comprising large shower cubicle, low level WC, table top wash basin, two heated towel rails, tiled to splash prone areas and wood effect tiled floor.

BEDROOM 2: 10'4" x 8'9" Radiator, large built-in wardrobe, wall light points, window and door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: A modern stylish suite comprising large shower cubicle, low level WC with concealed cistern, wall hung wash hand basin, tiled to splash prone areas, electric shaver point and wood effect tiled flooring.

BEDROOM 3: 9' x 9'6" Radiator, large built-in double wardrobe, dual aspect windows and wall light points.

HOBBIES/DRESSING ROOM: 11'4" x 10'10" Radiator, built-in wardrobe, double glazed window and door to:

BEDROOM 4: 14' x 11'4" A characterful room with high sloping ceilings, windows to front and rear aspects and radiator.

BATHROOM: A stylish suite with modern freestanding bath, low level WC, wall hung wash hand basin, tiled to splash prone areas, heated towel rail, wood effect tiled flooring and obscured glazed window.

A long driveway leads to a parking/turning area for several cars and gives access to an integral double garage. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub and hedge borders. A picket fence and side gate leads to the main garden which is of a generous size being laid to lawn and interspersed by shrub beds and borders all enclosed by hedging. A paved patio abuts the rear of the house with a pathway leading to the rear with a wood store, timber shed, area of lawn and personal door to the garage.

DOUBLE GARAGE: (16'10" x 16'6"). Twin up and over door light and power. Oil fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water.

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, fibre broadband, private drainage, oil fired central heating and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.


TENURE: Freehold

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
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Bourton, Dorset SP8


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Gillingham (Dorset) Station3.7 miles
  • Templecombe Station6.4 miles
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