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DO NOT BE DECEIVED! THIS IS A HUGE CHARACTER, FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOM PROPERTY WITH 115' REAR GARDEN AND OFF ROAD DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR THREE CARS! ONE OF SHERBORNE TOWN CENTRE'S PRETTIEST STREET SCENES. Offering 2075 square feet of beautiful, period accommodation. Downside is a stunning, Grade II listed town house situated in one of Sherborne town centres prettiest street scenes - Greenhill. This family-sized home offers a generous rear garden extending to 115' that has been beautifully landscaped - a rare opportunity for the historic town centre! There is a driveway providing off road parking for three cars at the rear - accessed via Priestlands Lane. The current owner has lovingly restored and renovated the property to a very high, tasteful standard throughout with limestone and travertine tiled floors from Artisans of Devizes, while retaining many period features including exposed beams and rafters, period multi-pane windows, feature fireplaces and a cast iron log burning stove. The deceptively spacious accommodation comprises entrance hall (giving access from the front of the house to the rear garden), drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and downstairs WC. On the first floor is a large feature landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further generous double bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom. On the second floor there is a large landing area, fourth generous double bedroom with en-suite shower room. The cottage is heated via a gas fired radiator central heating system and also boasts some secondary double glazing. This amazing, period property is located in Greenhill at the top of Cheap Street - the main, pretty shopping centre of Sherborne - with its sought-after 'out and about' culture and lovely selection of coffee shops, restaurants, gastro-pubs, boutiques and delicatessens. It is only a five minute walk to the historic Abbey and Alms-houses and the top, private Sherborne Boys and Girls schools. Sherborne Mainline station is only a ten minute walk away providing a direct rail link to London Waterloo in just over two hours. INTERNAL VIEWING IS ESSENTIAL AS NO PHOTOGRAPHS OR FLOOR PLANS WILL EVER DO THIS PROPERTY JUSTICE!
Period latch front door leads to corridor, exposed beam work and flagstones, exposed natural stone elevations, electric light connected, glazed doors lead to the rear garden and to the main house.
DRAWING ROOM - 25'11 Maximum x 14'8 Maximum
A beautifully presented, light, generously proportioned main reception room enjoying a multi aspect with window to the side, glazed double French doors open onto the side patio area, sliding multi pane glazed double doors open into the dining room. When open, these doors give a full through measurement of 41'10. The drawing room boasts a range of period character features including exposed heavy beam work, carved period style fire surround with marble hearth and surrounds, cast iron log burning stove, fire side recess fitted shelving and cupboards. Staircase rises to the first floor, door to under stairs storage cupboard space, further fitted cloaks cupboard, three radiators, oak effect flooring, feature window seat, telephone point, multi pane glazed sliding double doors lead to the dining room.
DINING ROOM - 17' Maximum into bay x 10'5 Maximum
Feature bay window to the front with multi pane windows, exposed beam work, cast iron period fire surround and hearth, oak effect flooring, radiator.
Door from the drawing room leads to kitchen breakfast room.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM - 15'5 Maximum x 15'3 Maximum
A well portioned, pretty kitchen breakfast room enjoying a extensive selection of Shaker style cream coloured kitchen units comprising solid oak butchers block work surface and surrounds, tiled surrounds, double ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, a range of drawers, cupboards and pan drawers under, integrated dishwasher, integrated freezer, fitted wine rack, large range style oven sits in fireplace alcove with electric double oven and grill, gas hob, tiled splashback, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, wall mounted wine racks, wall mounted glazed display cabinet, limestone tiled floor, radiator, exposed beam work, inset feature ceiling lighting. This room enjoys a light dual aspect with two multi pane period windows to the side and one multi pane period window to the rear, space for upright fridge freezer, door from the kitchen breakfast room leads to utility room.
UTILITY ROOM - 11'11 Maximum x 9'2 Maximum
A range of Shaker style panelled kitchen units comprising solid beech wood work surface, tiled surrounds, ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, a range of drawers and cupboards under, stone tiled floor, space and plumbing for washing machine, door leads to storage cupboard, further door leads to second cupboard housing water softener, windows to the side, door leads to the rear garden, further door leads from the utility room to the downstairs WC.
Fitted low level WC, wash basin with cupboards under, tiled splashback, stone tiled floor, pine panelling, window to the side, radiator.
Staircase rises from the drawing room to the first floor landing. A large feature landing area enjoying exposed heavy beam work, window to the side, oak effect flooring, radiator, period pine latch doors lead off to the first floor rooms.
MASTER BEDROOM - 14'8 Maximum x 15'2 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, multi pane period feature sash window to the front with secondary glazing, window seat, radiator, TV point, exposed beam work, Italian made glass blocks, pine latch door leads to en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Walk-in double size shower cubicle with mains shower over, fitted low level WC, wash basin over storage cupboard, tiled walls and floor, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan.
BEDROOM TWO - 14'11 Maximum x 13'11 Maximum
A generous second double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with multi pane period windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden and to the side, exposed beam work, feature window seat, doors lead to built-in wardrobe cupboard space, further door leads to large storage cupboard space.
BEDROOM THREE - 13'11 Maximum x 7'9 Maximum
A third generous bedroom enjoying good levels of natural light, two multi pane windows to the side, radiator, exposed beam work, double doors lead to fitted linen cupboard housing gas-fired boiler, slatted shelving, further doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space.
A fantastic contemporary white suite comprising freestanding egg bath with chrome tap stand and hand-held shower unit, wall mounted wash basin over cupboard storage, walk-in shower with glazed shower cubicle, wall mounted mains rain shower, travertine stone tiled walls and floor, exposed beam work, chrome heated towel rail, fitted low level WC, extractor fan.
Staircase rises from the first floor landing to second floor landing, exposed beam work, double glazed ceiling window to the side, ceiling hatch to loft storage space, pine latch door leads to bedroom four.
BEDROOM FOUR - 14'9 Maximum x 7'3 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, window to the rear overlooking the rear garden with feature window seat, oak effect flooring, radiator, double doors give access to en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
A modern white suite comprising fitted low level WC, wash basin over storage cupboard, glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, tiled surrounds, pine panelling, timber effect tiled floor, double glazed ceiling window to the side, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail.
The front of the property faces directly onto the pretty street scene of Greenhill.
At the rear of the property is a huge garden measuring 115'. This wonderful garden is a secret hidden treasure and has been beautifully presented and landscaped enjoying a gentle terrace. The main portion is laid to lawn and boasts a variety of well stocked flower beds and borders enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs, some mature trees including Pittosporum. There is a raised paved patio seating area enclosed by natural stone walls, further natural stone paved patio courtyard area with outside tap, outside light, providing a drying area and outside storage, undercover rear storage area, timber garden shed, attached brick built outbuilding provides space for chest freezer, light and power connected. The rear garden is enclosed by a mixture of period stone natural stone walls and timber panel fencing.
A timber gate at the rear of the garden leads to an off-road drive way parking area laid to stone chippings providing off-road parking for up to 3 cars.