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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Longburton, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5PH

Sold STC £340,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming period cottage
  • Retaining many original features
  • Fabulous countryside views
  • 2/3 reception rooms plus conservatory
  • 3/4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Garage and off street parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming, characterful cottage on the outskirts of the village and set well back from the road. It has flexible accommodation and there is plenty of potential for modernising, to create an individual home to meet your own specific requirements. With a well-stocked, pretty garden, garage and workshop area this really is a very special house.

Accommodation
The front door leads into the entrance porch, with quarry tiled floor and part glazed door into the

Sitting Room: This is a delightful room with exposed brick to one wall, window with seat to the front and a good size open fireplace with cupboards to one alcove. Doors lead to the:

Garden Room: Enjoying a lovely outlook over the patio and gardens, with views beyond.

Kitchen: With a window to the rear making the most of the countryside views. This is a good size
with space for table and chairs, and is fitted with a range of wall and floor units incorporating integral Bosch double oven, ceramic hob and fridge. A cupboard houses the oil boiler and there is a pantry with marble shelf. A part glass panelled door leads to a corridor with a door to the rear entrance and outbuildings, and doors to:

Bedroom 4/Reception: This is a very good size room with attractive fireplace. It is currently used as a 4th bedroom but would make a very good hobby room or office.

Bathroom: Fitted with a bath with shower attachment over and pedestal wash hand basin.
Separate toilet.

From the kitchen, stairs lead to the first floor landing with access to the 3 bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has a Victorian fireplace, deep window seat and has lovely views to the front and side. Bedroom 2, at the rear of the house, has fitted wardrobes and fabulous views, as does the third bedroom at the front.

The family bathroom is fitted with a shower unit, low level wc and vanity unit.

Outside
The front gate leads onto the gravelled driveway where there is parking for a number of cars and access to the Garage, behind which there are a range of outbuildings – timber construction with corrugated roof.

There are flower beds in front of the house which are well stocked with a variety of shrubs and flowers. To the side of the drive an archway leads to the lawn area, which continues around the side of the house to the rear. There is a paved patio to the side, off the conservatory. At the back of the house there is a greenhouse and the oil tank.


Longburton has an active community with a public house, village hall, parish church and a bus service to either Sherborne or Dorchester. There is excellent walking through the area and very good schools in Sherborne, where you will also find a wide range of shops and business facilities. In addition a mainline rail service runs from Sherborne to London Waterloo taking approximately two and a quarter hours.


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Added on Rightmove:
03 January 2018

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