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Set in just under half an acre (0.4 acres) of lovely gardens and enjoying extensive countryside views at the rear, Waterside House is located in one of the prettiest addresses in the heart of this quaint village, just opposite the ancient parish Church in a quiet country lane. This substantial detached house is set in an elevated position so many of the main rooms benefit from light, multiple aspects and lovely rural views. The house offers substantial living space extending to approximately 2001 square feet and flexible accommodation with the use of two ground floor bedrooms. The property boasts uPVC double glazing and gas fired radiator central heating. The spacious, well laid out accommodation comprises large entrance reception hall (21'6 x 9'2), sitting room (20'5 x 12'7) with through-measurement to the dining room of 25', dining room, kitchen, utility room, rear lobby, downstairs WC/shower room, and two downstairs bedrooms or further reception rooms. On the first floor there is a very large landing area (15'6 x 9'6), generous master bedroom (18'5 x 12'9), two further first floor double bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate WC. The property boasts a private driveway providing off road parking for 1-3 cars leading to an attached garage (20'3 x 9'11). The whole plot extends to approximately 0.4 acres with a lovely rural back drop and a westerly aspect at the rear. The garden gently tiers down to a substantial lawned area and enjoys various elevated patio sun terraces. There are superb rural walks from nearby the property. The house is only a short walk to the centre of the village. Milborne Port offers a vibrant community with amenities very nearby including two pubs and restaurants including the new 'high end' Clock Spire restaurant and wine bar, a primary school, two churches, village shop, butchers, hairdressers, newsagent, brand new Co-op store, excellent doctors surgery and pharmacy and a village hall with vibrant social scene. It is surrounded by stunning countryside and walks but also offers excellent access to the A303 trunk road to London and Exeter and the A30 to Salisbury. The house is only a very short drive to the sought-after, historic town of Sherborne with its superb boutique high street with cafes, restaurants, Waitrose store and independent shops plus the breath-taking Abbey, Almshouses and Sherborne's world-famous private schools. It also has good access to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours. This property is ideal for aspiring families looking for the ideal village home making the most of the cheap mortgages available at the moment or buyers with Brexit nerves looking for somewhere pleasant to settle in this exceptional area. It also may appeal to the pied-a-terre market or cash buyers linked with the local schools. THIS PROPERTY HAS TO BE VIEWED TO BE APPRECIATED. VACANT - NO FURTHER CHAIN.
uPVC double glazed front door leads entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE HALL - 21'6 maximum x 9'2 maximum
A generous entrance reception hall providing a heart to the home. Staircase rises to the first floor. Entrance to under stairs storage cupboard space. Oak parquet flooring. Radiator. Telephone point. Double glazed window to the side. Large feature uPVC double glazed stairwell window to the front enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun. Doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the main rooms.
SITTING ROOM - 20'5 maximum x 12'7 maximum
A beautifully proportioned main reception room enjoying a light multiple aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the front, side and rear. uPVC double glazed double French doors open onto sun terrace and enjoy lovely views across the rear garden to extensive countryside beyond and a westerly aspect enjoying sunsets and the afternoon sun. Feature fireplace recess with natural stone surrounds, open fire and hearth. Solid oak parquet flooring. Three radiators. TV point. uPVC double glazed double doors open to the dining room providing a full through-measurement of 25' maximum.
DINING ROOM - 14' maximum x 11'11 maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views. Radiator. Solid oak parquet flooring. Serving hatch leads to the Kitchen. Second door leads back to the entrance reception hall.
KITCHEN - 11' maximum x 9'1 maximum
A range of fitted panelled kitchen units comprising laminated work surface, decorative tiled surrounds. Inset double sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over. Inset gas hob. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Fitted electric oven. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Dishwasher and upright fridge freezer included. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting. Wall mounted cooker hood, extractor fan. Ceramic tiled floor. Wall mounted heated towel rail. uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooks the rear garden, enjoying stunning rural views. Door leads to shelved larder cupboard. Door from the kitchen leads to utility room.
UTILITY ROOM - 8'10 maximum x 6'9 maximum
Quarry tiled floor. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Laminated work surface. Fitted cupboards, wall mounted cupboards. Space for tumbler dryer. uPVC double glazed door leads to the rear garden. Solid oak multi-pane door leads from the utility room to the front lobby.
FRONT LOBBY - 6'3 maximum x 4'2 maximum
Quarry tiled floor. GRP composite double glazed and panelled multi-pane door to the front with double glazed sidelights.
Entrance from the utility room leads to the inner hall. Doors lead off the inner hall to downstairs bedrooms.
DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM ONE / STUDY - 11'11 maximum x 10' maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying views to the local parish church. Radiator.
DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM TWO - 11'11 maximum x 9'6 maximum
Enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views and uPVC double glazed window to the side. Radiator.
Door from the entrance reception hall leads to downstairs shower room/WC.
DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM / WC
Fitted low level WC. Ceramic wash basin. Glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over. Tiled surrounds. uPVC double glazed window to the side. Extractor fan. Wall mounted heated towel rail.
Staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Large feature uPVC double glazed stairwell window to the front. A generous landing area measuring 15'6 maximum x 9'6 maximum. Radiator. Hatch to large loft storage void. Double doors lead from the landing to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater and separate linen cupboard. Slatted shelving. Doors lead off the landing to the bedrooms.
BEDROOM ONE - 12'9 maximum x 18'5 maximum
A generous main double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with two uPVC double glazed windows to the side and one uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views. Three radiators. An extensive range of fitted wardrobe cupboard space.
BEDROOM TWO - 14'5 maximum x 11'11 maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views. Radiator. Wash basin. Shaver light and point. Fitted cupboard space.
BEDROOM THREE - 9'8 maximum x 9'2 maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the rear and to the side enjoying both extensive countryside views and views to the local parish church. Radiator.
A modern white suite comprising wash basin over cupboard. Bidet. Panelled bath with glazed shower screen over. Wall mounted mains shower tap arrangement. Tiled surrounds. Heated towel rail. Illuminated mirror with shaver socket. Extractor fan. uPVC double glazed window to the side. Door leads to separate WC. Low level WC. uPVC double glazed window to the side.
This property occupies a generous plot extending to just under half an acre (approximately 0.4 acres). The property is situated on one of Milborne Port's best residential roads opposite the pretty, ancient parish church building and adjoining lovely countryside at the rear. At the front of the property there is a paved front garden and driveway area providing off road parking for several cars. Outside lighting. The driveway leads to single attached garage workshop.
ATTACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP - 20'3 maximum x 9'11 maximum. Window to the rear, light and power connected. metal up and over door. Tap.
Timber gate gives access from the front paved garden to a lawned side garden enjoying a variety of flowerbeds and borders. Double timber gates give access to the side garden providing scope (subject to the necessary permission) to create more parking for cars or a motor home. The lawned side garden continues to the rear garden. This main garden area is a particularly unique selling feature of this lovely property enjoying a glorious west facing backdrop onto open fields. The garden is laid mainly to shaped lawn and a variety of well stocked flowerbeds and borders enjoying some fantastic mature trees and shrubs. There are various terraced flowerbeds and a raised west facing paved sun terrace patio garden. Outside lighting. Outside tap. Two detached timber garden storage sheds. Rainwater harvesting butt. The house occupies an elevated position and the terraced garden drops away at the rear of the property. At the bottom of the garden there is a pretty streamside feature. The stream is fenced from the garden.
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