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3 bedroom character property for sale

Pax Cottage, Cole Street Lane, Gilingham, Dorset SP8 5JQ


Property Description

Key features

  • C1860's
  • 2/3 BEDROOMS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Pax Cottage is a quaint and charming 2/3 bed detached cottage circa C1860’s of colour washed elevations under a clay tile roof.  The cottage has been enjoyed and lived in as a comfortable home and has been well maintained and cared for but is now in need of general updating and modernisation and would be suitable for those seeking a semi rural character home with scope and potential for modest improvements.  Enjoying an enviable location on the outskirts of Gillingham surrounded by countryside views with views towards Duncliffe with generous cottage gardens and ample off road parking.  An early viewing is highly recommended to secure this desirable home with immediate vacant possession.

APPROACHED: From Cole Street Lane via brick pillars with original wrought iron latch gate, personal pathway cuts across cottage gardens.
ENTRANCE PORCH: With pitched clay tile roof.  Attractive ½ panel UPVC door with  double glazed top panel.  Terracotta floor tiles, full height UPVC double glazed window.

SITTING ROOM:  Wonderful character room, good ceiling heights, painted matchboard panelling. Inglenook fireplace with bresumer beam and quarry tiled hearth, open grate and nook seat creates cosy focal point. Former inset window panel with bookshelves, panel radiator, ample power points, porcelain floor tiles, alcove cupboard and book shelves, ample space for dining table and chairs.

SECOND RECEPTION ROOM/BEDROOM 3: A bright and airy room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling heights. Double panel radiator, ample power points, display niche, full height UPVC double glazed door with matching side windows enjoying outlook and access onto cottage gardens.
INNER HALLWAY: Porcelain tiled floor, wooden staircase, under stairs cupboard.

SEPARATE CLOAKROOM: White suite comprising, pine seat, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window.

DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM: Porcelain floor tiles, white suite comprising enamel bath with chrome hand grips, wooden side and end panel, hot and cold taps. Gainsborough shower with glass screen, wall hung wash hand basin, ceramic tiles to bath and shower area, matching splash backs. Panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water storage tank with slatted wood shelving.

KITCHEN: Charming character room full of rustic charm, equipped with a functional and practical range of honey pine floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim, contrasting roll edge work tops. Inset single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with hot and cold mixer taps. Exposed stone work to return wall, oil fired rayburn in hunter green with chrome lids. Spotlights, tiled splash backs, power ponts. Matching UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto cottage gardens.

INNER LOBBY: Quarry tiled floor, matching narrow double glazed window, original painted back door, floor cabinets with roll edge work top, inset single bowl sink and drainer with mixer taps, electric cooker point, tiled splash back, airing cupboard housing lagged hot water tank, immersion heater.

STAIR CASE:  Natural  wooden staircase with half  rising, UPVC double glazed window enjoying fabulous far reaching countryside views.

LANDING: Matching banister post and handrail.
BEDROOM 1: Charming character room, bright and airy.  Sloped ceiling, panel radiator, power points, UPVC double glazed window enjoying countryside views towards Duncliffe Hill.

BEDROOM 2: Bright airy room, sloped ceiling, panel radiator, power points, UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto garden and views towards Duncliffe Hill. Built in wardrobe and linen cupboard.  Access to loft space.

OUTSIDE:  The gardens are an attractive and delightful feature and predominately laid to the front, side and rear of the property.  Being of generous size, the front gardens are laid to lawn with well stocked ornamental beds and herbaceous borders and a large shrubbery. The gardens are mature and laid out in a traditional style and are stocked with an abundance of established flowering plants and shrubs providing colour and interest through- out the season and enclosed by established clipped hedging with specimen trees and topiary bushes.  The gardens enjoy a sheltered and sunny position with views out across the countryside towards Duncliffe Hill with useful wooden shed, cedar house and easy off road parking.


SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone, gas and oil all subject to the usual utility regulations.  

Council Tax Band: D
EPC rating: F
Property M²: 87

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  




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Added on Rightmove:
20 December 2016


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