4 BED Detached house For Sale

£550,000 Guide Price

Sherborne

Owner says, "As I stepped through the door, I fell in love with the charming character of the property and the private enclosed garden. The garage is also a huge bonus."

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Property details

Inside

Welcome to Patches, a generous character country style house dating back to the 1820s, exuding a combination of period charm with modern convenience. With the subsequent addition in the 1920s, approaching via the front door, step into a world of timeless elegance with original flagstone flooring.

The FAMILY ROOM is a cosy yet spacious room with its ClearView™ wood burner and Hamstone mantelpiece. The wooden flooring and exposed stone wall add to the ambiance, with heritage sash windows in keeping with the country feel of this home. There are twin doors leading to an elegant DINING ROOM with Victoriana cast iron fireplace and exposed stone feature wall, perfect for family gatherings or quiet evenings. Adjacent a door leads to a light, capacious and well-proportioned SITTING ROOM with elegant fireplace flanked by storage and casing. The heritage sash window frames the view to a beautiful garden and pond with an additional door leading to the garden. The property is largely accessed via the rear where we enter the KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST ROOM, this is flooded with light from the window light, tiled flooring and high ceiling. The country kitchen is a delight for any home cook, with ample space for culinary exploration. It is well appointed with fitted wall and base units and a one and half bowl sink with mixer taps and includes space for a range cooker, dishwasher and undercounter fridge. The UTILITY ROOM with larder, provides additional storage and functionality with Belfast sink space and plumbing for washing machine & tumble dryer, fridge freezer and here you will find the oil-fired boiler. Discreetly positioned off the kitchen is the convenience of a downstairs CLOAKROOM comprising W.C. and wash hand basin. Adjacent is a door leading to the tandem GARAGE.

From the entrance hall, stairs rise to the landing which connects to the FOUR BEDROOMS, two of which feature period fireplaces. The PRINCIPAL BEDROOM with exposed wooden flooring and Victorian feature fireplace, is light and spacious, having a range of built in wardrobes and the stunning sash window overlooks the rear garden and pond. The EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM comprises of a walk-in shower, wash hand basin and W.C and benefits further from a sash window.
The SECOND BEDROOM is decorated in the modern Victorian style and has plenty of storage and enjoys views over the rear garden from the sash window. The THIRD BEDROOM with Victorian fireplace is a further double bedroom and the FOURTH BEDROOM is currently being used as a playroom. Completing the accommodation on this floor is the family bathroom equipped with bath and overhead shower with shower screen, wash hand basin, W.C. and bidet.

Outside

The gravel drive provides off road parking for 2 cars and access to the TANDEM GARAGE which has additional storage with a large floored loft.

The rear GARDEN is private and fully enclosed, principally laid to lawn, but enjoys some beautiful planting with an array of herbaceous and perennial plants, flowers and shrubs. To add to the delight of the garden is a drystone wall with steps to a small orchard. A serene pond takes centre stage in this delightful garden and the patio area, perfect for alfresco dining in the warmer summer months or simply soaking up the sun. The garden also houses timber shed and greenhouse.

Location

Longburton is an active community with a public house, village hall and parish church with plenty of clubs and activities situated in the beautiful Blackmore Vale with excellent walking through the area, the Independent co-educational day and boarding Leweston School within walking distance. The market town of Sherborne with its Abbey and 16th century Castle only 3 miles on the old Dorchester Road. The main shopping area in Sherborne is centred around Cheap Street. This traditional high street is packed with boutiques, art galleries, delis and antique shops.

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Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: Dorset (West Dorset) Council

Council tax band: E

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