4 bedroom link detached house for sale

1 Higher Field, Common Mead Lane, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8

Guide Price £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious characterful cottage
  • Versatile reception space
  • Farmhouse style kitchen
  • Generous bedrooms with pleasant views
  • Quiet edge of town position
  • Walking distance to amenities and train station
  • Garage and parking
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming and spacious cottage situated in the Wyke area on the fringe of the popular town of Gillingham.

Location

The property is conveniently situated on the Western side of Gillingham in a semi-rural location but with close access to amenities.

Gillingham benefits from a mainline railway which serves London Waterloo and the south west. Other communication links include the A303 a few miles to the north.

The town centre of Gillingham provides shops and services for most everyday needs with a variety of supermarkets including Waitrose.

Many families are drawn to this area due to the excellent choice of both state and independent schools which include Gillingham Comprehensive, Port Regis, Sexey's, Hazlegrove, Clayesmore and St Marys.

This part of North Dorset enjoys wonderful scenery and picturesque villages with many miles of public footpaths and bridleways from which to enjoy the beautiful countryside. It is also ideal for a variety of other rural pursuits such as cycling fishing and golf, with racing at Bath, Salisbury and Wincanton.

There are several excellent pubs and restaurants in the vicinity as well as popular family attractions such as Longleat, Old Wardour Castle, Stourhead and many more.

Description

A fantastic and extremely well-presented property that boasts many attractive, characterful features; well-proportioned rooms and modern comforts within a quiet position yet within walking distance of the town centre and it’s amenities.

You are welcomed in to the property via a spacious reception hall with striking wooden, hand carved fireplace, wood panelled walls and tiled floor; from here the stairs rise to the first floor. The two principal reception rooms lay at the front of the property and have a south-easterly aspect, both feature attractive fireplaces and stripped wooden floors; the sitting room has a door that leads into the garden while the other room could be a formal dining room, additional living room or a playroom. The kitchen/breakfast room is farmhouse in style with wooden units and stripped wooden floor; there is an attractive open fire and space far range cooker and a fitted extractor hood; across the hall at the rear of the house is a useful utility room, a cloakroom, modern shower and an office.

The first floor accommodation is equally well-arranged, three of the four bedrooms are comfortable doubles and enjoy views from the front of the property over the surrounding countryside; there is a further irregular shaped bedroom and a modern family bathroom.

Outside, the gardens are predominantly laid to lawn and lay to the front of the property and face southeast; there are terraces to the front and side of the property as well as plenty of parking and a single garage.

Square Footage: 2,489 sq ft

Directions

From Waitrose, turn right and then left at the traffic lights towards Bruton/Wincanton. At the top of Wyke Hill turn left into Broad Robin and once over the crest turn left again and bear left on to Common Mead Lane. After a short distance the drive to 1 Higher Field will be found on the right hand side.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 April 2018

Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (0.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (0.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Salisbury

Rolfes House, 60 Milford Street, Salisbury, SP1 2BP

01722 688041 Local call rate

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