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4 bedroom detached house for sale

SOUTHCLIFFE ROAD, SWANAGE

Sold STC £965,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This fine detached character house stands in an excellent rural position on the southern outskirts of Swanage about 200 metres from the Durlston Country Park. It has imposing elevations of natural Purbeck stone under a stone tiled roof and is thought to date back to the mid 18th Century. In 1937, under the supervision of the well known architect Percy Morley Horder, the building was virtually reconstructed and extended, resulting in the present outstanding house with spacious and well planned accommodation.

South Barn is situated near the end of an unmade country lane bordering a Conservation Area and World Heritage Coastline. It features * LARGE DRAWING ROOM WITH OPEN FIREPLACE * ATTRACTIVE LANDSCAPED GROUNDS WHICH SURROUND THE PROPERTY, SCREENED BY PURBECK STONE WALLS * DETACHED PURBECK STONE GARAGE & WORKSHOP WITH STUDIO OVER * EN-SUITE MASTER BEDROOM * GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING * CHARACTER STONE MULLION WINDOWS *


ACCOMMODATION

SMALL ENTRANCE HALL

DRAWING ROOM 8.68m x 4.8m (28'5" x 15'8"), East, South & West, carved stone fireplace, window seats, flagstone flooring.

SITTING ROOM 5m x 4.53m (16'4" x 14'10"), East, solid fuel stove, window seat, door to rear garden.

DINING ROOM 5m x 3.7m (16'4" x 12'1"), East, range of fitted bookshelves, window seat, beamed ceiling, throughway to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 7.38m x 3m (24'2"), South, West & North, semi-vaulted beamed ceiling, extensive range of units with solid wood worktops, drawers and cupboards under, Butler double sink, tiled splashbacks, wall cabinets, dresser unit, integrated appliances including double oven, gas hob with filtration hood over and refrigerator, flagstone flooring, folding doors to garden, door to:

UTILITY ROOM 4.3m x 2.53m (14'1" x 8'3"), North, wooden worktops with Butler sink with drawer under, larder and storage cupboards, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher, gas fired central heating boiler, quarry tiled floor, stable door to garden.

STUDY 2.28m x 1.7m (7'5" x 5'6"), East, bay window, fitted desk with shelving over.

CLOAKROOM 1.28m x 1.12m (4'2" x 3'8"), North

FIRST FLOOR
SPLIT LEVEL LANDING East, fitted cupboards and bookshelves, airing cupboard, staircase to second floor.

BEDROOM 1 5.2m x 5m (17' x 16'4"), South, views of open country, fitted wardrobe.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 3.35m x 3.32m (10'11" x 10'10"), West, roll top bath, WC, pedestal wash basin, walk-in storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 2 4.54m narrowing to 3.49m x 3.84m (14'10" narrowing to 11'5" x 12'7"), West, fitted wardrobe, under stairs storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 3 3.8m x 2.51m (12'5" x 8'2"), West.

BATHROOM 2.46m x 2m (8' x 6'6"), East, modern suite comprising bath with shower attachment and glazed screen over, pedestal wash basin, WC, part tiled walls, tiled floor.

SECOND FLOOR
BEDROOM 4 3.8m x 3.78m (12'5" x 12'4"), North, fitted cupboard, sloping ceilings, access to storage space in the eaves from the stairs.

OUTSIDE Attractive LANDSCAPED GROUNDS which surround the property and are mostly laid to lawn with flower borders and shrubs, paved patio area, stone gazebo. Detached stone building which is arranged on 3 levels and comprises ground floor DOUBLE GARAGE 5.48m max x 4.55m (17'11' max x 14'11"), with WORKSHOP 5.44m x 5.37m (17'10" x 17'7"), under and first floor STUDIO over, 5.4m x 3.2m (17'8" x 10'5"), North, East, South & West.

SERVICES All mains services connected.

COUNCIL TAX We have been advised by Purbeck District Council that the property is Band "G" which amounts to £2,848.47 for 2013/2014, although this must be confirmed by your conveyancer prior to exchange of contracts.

VIEWING By appointment only please through the Agents, Corbens, 01929 422284.


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