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The Wagon House is a stunning semi-detached, natural Hamstone barn conversion is situated in a delightful ‘tucked-away’ village address near the Parish Church and enjoying lovely rural views. The property has an enclosed driveway parking area providing off road parking for three to four cars leading to a single garage and workshop. The beautifully groomed gardens, sun terrace and patio wraps around the property and enjoys a pretty streamside scene as well as a delightful rural backdrop. The house is heated via an oil-fired radiator central heating system and also boasts hardwood double glazing. The well-arranged, deceptively spacious (2523 square feet), flexible accommodation enjoys a fantastic level of natural light from large feature windows and rural views from many of these windows. It comprises entrance area, ground floor kitchen breakfast room, inner hall, utility room, huge ground floor master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further generous double ground floor bedrooms and a downstairs bathroom. The stairs rise from the kitchen area to a half-landing dining room with doors opening on to a raised sun terrace. The stairs continue to the first floor where there is a simply stunning sitting room with vaulted ceiling, exposed rafters and large feature windows taking in rural views to Warren Hill. The property is conveniently positioned a very short drive to the A303 trunk road to London and the South West. Compton Pauncefoot is a quaint village full of period character properties and is only a short drive to the historic town centre 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 is also a very short walk to the mainline railway station to London Waterloo. There are a selection of excellent local pubs nearby. The property is perfect for those couples making the most of the stamp duty holiday available at the moment, families and buyers cashing out of the South East and London market or cash buyers looking for their perfect pied-a-terre in this exceptional rural area. It would also appeal to the holiday letting and second home markets. THIS IS A VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE THIS UNIQUE HOME AND INTERNAL INSPECTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Hardwood double glazed and panelled front door leads to open-plan kitchen area.
OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN – 13’ Maximum x 12’11 Maximum with a full through measurement to the dining area of 29’2 Maximum.
A range of period-style panelled cream coloured kitchen units comprising granite work surface, decorative tiled surrounds, inset ceramic one and a half sink bowl with mixer tap over, inset Bosch electric hob, a range of drawers, cupboards and carousel cupboards under, electric oven and grill, integrated Bosch dishwasher, island unit with breakfast bar, solid granite work surfaces, storage drawers under, ceramic floor tiles, space for upright fridge freezer, wall mounted heated towel rail, half vaulted ceiling enjoying exposed rafters - maximum ceiling height of 14’5. Two hardwood double glazed windows to the side, panelled oak doors lead to further storage cupboard space, telephone point.
A small staircase rises to the dining area enjoying a good level of natural light and a multiple aspect, double glazed feature ceiling windows boast a westerly aspect, two hardwood double glazed windows to the side, hardwood double glazed double French doors open onto the rear garden and sun terrace.
DINING AREA – 13’3 Maximum x 15’11 Maximum
Radiator, oak work surface creates a study area with storage cupboards under and fitted desk, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator.
Further staircase rises from the dining area to the sitting room.
SITTING ROOM – 26’11 Maximum x 22’11 Maximum
A simply stunning main reception room enjoying a full vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters, large full height hardwood double glazed feature windows enjoying views across fields to Warren Hill and other period Hamstone properties, exposed pine floorboards, moulded skirting boards and architraves, feature red brick fireplace recess and hearth with electric log burner effect stove, chimney breast feature, exposed beamwork, telephone point, TV point, pine door leads to large loft eaves storage cupboard space, two radiators.
Ground floor entrance from the kitchen leads to the inner hall.
INNER HALL – 18’2 Maximum x 3’5 Maximum
Ceramic tiled floor, moulded skirting boards and architraves, pine door leads to storage cupboard space, radiator, latch door leads from the inner hall to the utility room.
UTILITY ROOM – 4’8 Maximum x 6’ Maximum
Laminated work surface, decorative tiled surrounds, space and plumbing for washing machine, a range of wall mounted cupboards, ceramic floor tiles, pine door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, slatted shelving, further pine door gives access to cupboard housing oil-fired central heating boiler.
Latch doors lead off the inner ground floor hall to the bedrooms.
MASTER BEDROOM – 23’ Maximum x 20’11 Maximum
A huge main bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with hardwood double glazed window to the side, hardwood double glazed double French doors open to the rear, inset feature ceiling lighting, radiator, moulded skirting borders and architraves, TV point, telephone point, two sets of double doors lead to extensive fitted wardrobe cupboard space, latch door leads to en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
A modern white suite comprising walk-in double size shower cubicle with glazed screen, wall mounted mains shower, tiled surrounds, inset wash basin into work surface, tiled surrounds, storage cupboards under, fitted low level WC, shaver point, heated towel rail, travertine tiled floor, extractor fan, inset feature ceiling lighting.
BEDROOM TWO – 15’6 Maximum x 11’2 Maximum
A generous second double bedroom enjoying full height double glazed, feature windows taking in countryside views and Warren Hill, telephone point, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, TV point, double doors lead to built-in wardrobe cupboard space.
BEDROOM THREE – 15’8 Maximum x 11’3 Maximum
Full height hardwood double glazed feature windows and door opens onto the rear enjoying countryside views to Warren Hill, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, double doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space, telephone point, TV point.
A period style white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, oak panelled bath with tiled surrounds, wall mounted electric shower over, shower rail, shaver light and point, tiling to dado height, ceramic floor tiles, radiator, inset feature ceiling lighting, extractor fan.
A timber five bar gate gives access to a private tarmacadam driveway providing off-road parking and turning area for three to four cars leading to detached natural stone outbuilding and garage. The driveway benefits from outside security lighting.
GARAGE – 13’9 Maximum x 8’ Maximum
Timber up and over garage door, light and power connected, door from the garage leads to workshop.
WORKSHOP – 12’10 Maximum x 6’3 Maximum
Light and power connected, window to the rear.
ATTACHED NATURAL STONE SUMMERHOUSE – 8’5 Maximum x 13’3 Maximum
Double glazed windows to the side and front, light and power connected.
The beautiful level gardens are situated on the north and west sides of the barn conversion. They enjoy a pretty stream and riverside location and are beautifully presented. There are a variety of well stocked flowerbeds, herb gardens, borders, vegetable gardens and paved patio areas, enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs.
The garden on the western side enjoys a fantastic level of sunlight throughout the day, outside lighting, outside tap, trellis area provides storage for wheelie bins and recycling containers. There are two mains patio areas, one being a raised sun terrace with access from the dining room for alfresco dining in the summertime. The plot extends to 0.21 acres – just under a quarter of an acre.
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