3 bedroom house for saleLongburton, Sherborne
- ATTRACTIVE PERIOD DOUBLE-FRONTED NATURAL STONE COTTAGE!
- 0.25 ACRE PLOT AND GARDENS!
- DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 5 CARS AND DETACHED GARAGE WORKSHOP!
- MANY LOVELY CHARACTER FEATURES INCLUDING FIREPLACES AND LOG BURNING STOVE!
- THREE RECEPTION ROOMS AND THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS!
- TWO BATHROOMS AND UTILITY ROOM!
- FREE FROM THE RESTRICTIONS OF GRADE II LISTING!
- TOP VILLAGE ADDRESS ONLY A SHORT DRIVE TO SHERBORNE TOWN!
ATTRACTIVE PERIOD DOUBLE-FRONTED NATURAL STONE COTTAGE! 0.25 ACRE PLOT AND GARDENS! DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 5 CARS AND DETACHED GARAGE WORKSHOP! MANY LOVELY CHARACTER FEATURES INCLUDING FIREPLACES AND LOG BURNING STOVE! THREE RECEPTION ROOMS AND THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS! TWO BATHROOMS AND UTILITY ROOM! FREE FROM THE RESTRICTIONS OF GRADE II LISTING! TOP VILLAGE ADDRESS ONLY A SHORT DRIVE TO SHERBORNE TOWN! This surprisingly spacious end of terrace cottage offers more than you might think. Occupying a plot of approximately a quarter of an acre, with lovely gardens at the front, side and rear and an extended 'Dorset Strip' of further ground at the side measuring 170' x 30'. The property boasts double glazing and oil fired radiator central heating. There is a huge enclosed driveway area providing off road parking for 5-7 cars leading to a detached garage/workshop. This cottage lies on the edge of the Dorset village of Longburton which is conveniently placed just three miles to the south of Sherborne. The village has a church and a public house to its centre while Sherborne and the local regional centre of Yeovil provide between them an excellent range of cultural, recreational and shopping facilities. Sporting, walking and riding opportunities abound within the area with many walks to be had from the village itself while the region is well known for both its public and privately funded schooling. Communication links are good with a main line station at Sherborne linking directly with London Waterloo (in just over two hours) while road links are along the A303 joined at Wincanton giving swift access to London and the Home Counties along the M3, M25 route. THIS SUPERB COTTAGE IS ONE TO BE VIEWED TO BE APPRECIATED!
Gravel front pathway leads to double glazed front door. Front door leads to entrance porch. Electric light. Multi-pane glazed door leads to
ENTRANCE HALL - Staircase rises to the first floor. Period panel doors lead off the entrance hall to
LIVING ROOM - 12'4(into window recess) x 13'3 maximum. A cosy main reception room full of cottage features with red brick open fireplace and exposed beam work. Paved hearth. Cast iron log burning stove. uPVC double glazed window to the front. Pine window seat. Coved ceiling. Moulded skirting boards. Radiator. Under-stairs storage recess. Multi-pane glazed door leads to conservatory
CONSERVATORY - 9'11 x 12'2. This large conservatory is currently used as a dining/craft room and is able to accommodate a large dining table. uPVC double glazed construction. Two wall mounted electric heaters. uPVC double glazed double French doors lead to rear.
Period panelled door leads from the entrance hall to reception room two/study.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO/STUDY - 12'11 x 11'1. Fireplace recess. Paved hearth. uPVC double glazed window to the front. Radiator. Fire side recess shelving.
Panelled door leads from reception room two to the kitchen/breakfast room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 19'4 x 10'1. A superb kitchen breakfast room enjoying good degree of natural light with uPVC double glazed windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden. Enjoying a southerly aspect. uPVC double glazed French doors also leading onto the rear garden with south facing aspect. A range of cream shaker style kitchen units compromising of solid oak butchers block work surface. Tiled surrounds. Inset one-and-a-half sink bowl and drainer unit. Mixer tap over. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Integrated dishwasher. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Space for dresser unit. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards. Wall mounted stainless steel cooker hood extractor fan. Radiator. Space and point for electric oven. Glazed and panelled door leads from the kitchen/breakfast room to the utility room.
UTILITY ROOM - 10' maximum x 10'5 maximum. Ceramic tiled floor. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Floor standing oil fired central heating boiler. uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Hatch to loft storage space.
Panelled door leads to downstairs shower room.
SHOWER ROOM. A fitted white suite comprising low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Corner glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over. Tiled surround. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Extractor fan.
Staircase rises from the entrance hall to the first floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING. uPVC double glazed window to the side overlooking the side garden. Radiator. Hatch and ladder to loft space with electric light and boarding. Useful storage recess above stairwell. Cottage timber doors lead off the first floor landing to
BEDROOM ONE - 12'7 maximum x 13'3 maximum. A generous double bedroom with low level uPVC double glazed cottage-style window to the front. Enjoying views across Longburton to hills beyond. Radiator. Chimney breast feature. Recess with shelving.
BEDROOM TWO - 12'7 maximum x 11'3. A second generous double bedroom with low level uPVC double glazed cottage-style window to the front. Radiator. Various useful shelved recesses.
BEDROOM THREE - 9'1 x 10'. A third double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden. Radiator. Various doors lead to built in wardrobe cupboard space with cupboards above and airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, slatted shelving.
FAMILY BATHROOM. A white suite comprising of a low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Panelled bath with tiled surrounds and shower screen. Wall mounted mains shower tap arrangement over. Wall mounted heated towel rail. uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Shaver light and point. Wall mounted cupboard.
OUTSIDE. The gardens and plot of this period cottage are particularly lovely selling features of this property, extending to approximately a quarter of an acre. At the front of the property there is a lovely front garden laid mainly to stone chippings with a variety of natural stone bordered flower beds, enjoying a selection of flowers and shrubs. The front garden is enclosed by natural stone walling.
Gate leads from front garden to the side garden
SIDE GARDEN - 70' x 32'. The side garden is arranged with various portions of shaped lawn and flower beds and borders. Enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs. There is a large concrete paved patio area with outside lighting. Oil tank. There are variety of beautiful mature trees and shrubs. A portion of this side garden is laid to Cotswold stone. Large timber five bar gate gives vehicular access to an enclosed parking area for one to two cars.
Side garden leads to rear garden.
REAR GARDEN- 36 x 32'5. Enjoying a sunny south facing aspect. This lawned rear garden is beautifully presented enclosed by timber panel fencing. Enjoying a good degree of privacy. There are a variety of shaped flower beds and borders enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs. Outside light. Outside tap. Outside power point.
Vehicular access from the road leads to main driveway area providing off-road parking. This parking area is laid to stone chippings and provides off-road parking for up to five cars. Driveway parking leads to detached garage.
GARAGE/WORKSHOP - 27'1 x 11'1
Currently used as storage and workshop. This detached garage has light and power connected. Metal up and over door. Rafter storage above. This extended storage/workshop space also offers space for a freezer.
'THE DORSET STRIP' - EXTENDED GARDEN SPACE: 170' x 30'
Further timber gate gives access to 'The Dorset Strip'. A long lawned piece of land at the side of the property. This strip of land is laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by timber fencing. It enjoys a variety of mature trees. Various timber sheds. This strip of lands offers a fantastic further extended garden space or potential for a number of uses, subject to necessary planning permission. External power point.
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