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Ramblers is a substantial home in a great village address occupying a choice, level plot of approximately a quarter of an acre (0.27 acres) with a stunning rural backdrop. It offers a large detached double garage and off-road driveway parking for five cars or more. There is a generous, enclosed rear garden enjoying lovely countryside views. This family-size home is situated in a superb semi-rural address a short drive to the towns of Sherborne and Wincanton. The house is heated via an oil-fired radiator central heating system and also boasts uPVC double glazing. It offers tremendous scope for significant further extension at the rear and side, subject to the necessary planning permission. The well-arranged, deceptively spacious accommodation enjoys a fantastic level of natural light from large feature windows and dual aspects and comprises entrance reception hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen breakfast room, study/ground floor bedroom, utility room and ground floor WC. On the first floor there is a spacious half-gallery landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room and attached dressing room (formerly bedroom four), two further generous double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The house is a short drive to the historic town centre of Sherborne with its superb boutique high street on the doorstep 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 short drive to the mainline railway station to London Waterloo. The property is perfect for those aspiring couples and families 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 area – possibly linked with the amazing local schooling options. It would also appeal to the residential letting, holiday letting and second home markets. VACANT - NO FURTHER CHAIN.
Front pathway leads to storm porch, uPVC double glazed front door leads to entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL – 11’ Maximum x 9’1 Maximum
A generous greeting area providing a heart to the home, period style coving, staircase rises to the first floor, door leads to under stairs storage cupboard space, radiator, inset feature ceiling lighting, doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the main rooms.
SITTING ROOM – 23’ Maximum x 11’11 Maximum
A generously proportioned main reception room enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed bay window to the front enjoying a sunny south westerly aspect and uPVC double glazed double French doors with sidelights opening onto the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views, period style fire surround and hearth with gas fire insert, two radiators, TV point, feature archway from the sitting room leads to dining room giving a full through-measurement of 21’5 Maximum.
DINING ROOM – 11’7 Maximum x 9’6 Maximum
Period style ceiling coving and ceiling rose, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views, radiator.
Panelled doors from the entrance reception hall and from the dining room lead to the kitchen / breakfast room.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM – 12’8 Maximum x 11’5 Maximum
A range of oak panelled kitchen units comprising laminated work surface, decorative tiled surrounds, inset double stainless-steel sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over, inset electric halogen hob, a range of drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, built-in eye level electric oven and grill, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with concealed wall mounted cooker hood extractor fan, glazed display cabinet, cupboard houses water softener, inset feature ceiling lighting, radiator, space for upright fridge freezer, uPVC double glazed window to the rear enjoying views across garden to extensive countryside beyond. Archway from the kitchen / breakfast room leads to utility room.
UTILITY ROOM – 11’6 Maximum x 5’2 Maximum
Laminated work surface, stainless-steel sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over, cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, floor-standing oil-fired central heating boiler, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, uPVC double glazed window to the front, uPVC double glazed door to the rear.
Panelled door from the entrance reception hall leads to office / ground floor bedroom five.
OFFICE / GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM FIVE – 11’10 Maximum x 7’7 Maximum
uPVC double glazed bay window to the front, radiator, telephone point, period style ceiling coving.
GROUND FLOOR WC
Fitted low level WC, wash basin, tiled splash back, uPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator.
Staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR HALF GALLERY LANDING
uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying views across open countryside, panelled door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, slatted shelving, ceiling hatch to loft storage space, panelled doors lead off the first floor landing to first floor rooms.
MASTER BEDROOM – 11’8 Maximum x 11’11 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views, radiator, telephone point, feature archway leads to en-suite dressing room (formerly bedroom four) giving a full through-measurement of 24’2.
EN-SUITE DRESSING ROOM / BEDROOM FOUR – 8’6 Maximum x 12’ Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the rear enjoying stunning countryside views, radiator, double doors lead to built-in wardrobe cupboard space with cupboard above, panelled door leads from the dressing room to en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM – 9’ Maximum x 7’3 Maximum
A modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, glazed corner shower cubicle, wall mounted mains shower over, tiled surrounds, inset feature ceiling lighting, shaver point, wall mounted heated towel rail, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the rear.
BEDROOM TWO – 12’5 Maximum x 11’ Maximum
A generous second double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying countryside views, radiator, TV point.
BEDROOM THREE – 11’8 Maximum x 8’ Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying countryside views, radiator.
A modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with glazed shower screen, wall mounted mains shower over, tiled walls, shaver point, uPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator.
This substantial family house occupies a choice level plot of approximately just over a quarter of an acre (0.27 acres). Vehicular access from the country lane leads to private sweeping gravelled driveway and turning bay giving a depth of 68’5 from the road. This driveway area provides off-road parking for 6 or more cars. There is a portion of front garden laid to lawn giving a depth of 33’10 from the road. Paved pathway leads to the front door. A variety of well stocked flowerbeds and borders enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs, outside lighting, gravelled driveway has outside lighting and leads to attached double garage.
DOUBLE ATTACHED GARAGE – 18’5 in depth x 16’6 in width
Automated up and over garage door, rafter storage above, two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear, light and power connected, space for chest freezer, uPVC double glazed door to the side leads to the rear garden.
REAR GARDEN – 106’ in width x 56’ in depth
This lawned rear garden enjoys a glorious rural backdrop and extensive countryside views. There are a variety of mature trees, fruit trees, well stocked flowerbeds and borders enjoying a selection of plants and shrubs, outside tap, outside light, large paved patio area, outside power point, rainwater harvesting butt, oil tank, side area provides storage space for wheelie bins, recycling containers and LPG tanks.
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