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image  Bathwell Lane, Milborne Port, Somerset, DT9


image Sold

# RES0070087AA

image 6 bedrooms
image 4 receptions
image 1 bathroom
image Sold (Freehold)

Features

 IMPOSING, DOUBLE FRONTED, DETACHED FORMER VICARAGE.
 EXCEPTIONALLY SPACIOUS 5/6 BEDROOM ACCOMMODATION EXTENDING TO 3123 SQUARE FEET.
 PLOT AND GARDENS EXTENDS TO OVER A THIRD OF AN ACRE (0.39 ACRES) WITH LOVELY RURAL BACKDROP AND VIEWS.
 GENEROUS REAR GARDEN ENJOYING WESTERLY ASPECT AND PRETTY STREAM SCENE.
 DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 4-5 CARS LEADING TO TANDEM DOUBLE GARAGE / WORKSHOP.
 MANY ORIGINAL CARVED OAK ART DECO FEATURES AND EXCELLENT CEILING HEIGHTS PLUS LOG BURNER AND OPEN FIREPLACES.
 GAS FIRED RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING AND uPVC PERIOD-STYLE DOUBLE GLAZING.
 EXCELLENT NATURAL LIGHT FROM LARGE FEATURE WINDOWS AND DUAL ASPECTS.
 FANTASTIC COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS PLUS OUTLOOKS OVER PRETTY PARISH CHURCH BUILDING.
 VACANT - NO FURTHER CHAIN.

Property Description

EXCEPTIONAL VIEWS OF COUNTRYSIDE AND PRETTY PARISH CHURCH! The Vicarage is an exceptionally spacious (3123 square feet), double-fronted, imposing, detached house dating back to the 1930’s and boasting many original, character, Art Deco features. The property is in a fantastic residential address opposite the attractive Parish Church and occupies a generous plot of over a third of an acre (0.39 acres approximately). The rear garden is exceptional and enjoys a sunny, west-facing aspect and lovely countryside views. It is terraced and slopes down towards a pretty streamside scene. There is ample, off-road driveway parking for five cars or more leading to an attached tandem garage / workshop. Character features include excellent ceiling heights, Art Deco ceiling coving, carved oak architraves and balustrades and oak panel doors. The property is heated via a gas fired radiator central heating system, log burning stove and open fireplaces. There are lovely, period-style full height feature windows with uPVC double glazing and sash windows. The house boasts very spacious living accommodation, enjoying a good level of natural light from many dual aspects, comprising large entrance reception hall, sitting room, dining room, snug / ground floor bedroom seven, study, kitchen breakfast room, inner hall with fitted dresser unit, large utility room, cloakroom and separate ground floor gardeners WC. On the first floor is a large half-gallery landing area, four double bedrooms, a further fifth single bedroom / cot room and a first floor family bathroom. There are lovely rural views at the rear from the first floor - enjoying a westerly aspect and many sunsets. There are fabulous countryside walks from nearby the front door. The house is within a stones throw of the village centre, church, public house, primary school and village shops. Milborne Port boasts The Clockspire - a superb new restaurant, a brand new Co-op mini supermarket and a very good doctors surgery. Milborne Port is a short drive to Sherborne town with its coveted boutique high street and bustling out and about culture, markets, cafes, Waitrose store, restaurants, world famous private schools, breath-taking abbey building and mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours. This property is perfect for those aspiring family buyers making the most of the cheap mortgages available at the moment, looking for the ideal village home or wealthy South Eastern buyers  looking for somewhere to settle in this exceptional area. It would also appeal to cash buyers looking for a retreat, pied-a-terre or residential let. VACANT - NO FURTHER CHAIN.

Pathway laid to stone chippings leads to carved timber storm porch, panelled oak front door leads to entrance reception hall.

ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL – 13’2 Maximum x 15’7 Maximum
An impressive main reception hall providing a greeting area and a heart to the home, excellent ceiling heights with period-style ceiling coving, carved oak original moulded skirting boards and architraves, solid oak herringbone parquet flooring, radiator, uPVC period-style multi-pane double glazed sash window to the front enjoying an easterly aspect and the morning sun, oak staircase rises to the first-floor, door leads to under stairs storage cupboard space, double doors lead to large hall cloaks cupboard, doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the main rooms.

SITTING ROOM – 22’5 Maximum x 12’9 Maximum
A generous main reception room enjoying a light dual aspect with two feature large uPVC double glazed period-style windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden, enjoying a westerly aspect and countryside views, uPVC double glazed multi-pane period-style window to the side enjoying countryside views, two radiators, period-style ceiling coving, picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, open fireplace with cast iron log burning stove, slate hearth, double doors open into the dining room giving a full through measurement, when open of 39’10.

DINING ROOM – 16’8 Maximum x 12’10 Maximum
Excellent ceiling heights, period-style ceiling coving, moulded picture rail, three radiators, large feature uPVC double glazed multi-pane period style sash window to the rear, enjoying views across the rear garden to countryside beyond, west facing aspect, uPVC double glazed double French doors open onto the rear garden, open fireplace, door leads back to the entrance reception hall and to the inner hall.

STUDY / GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM SEVEN – 14’8 Maximum 11’3 Maximum
A generous office room enjoying a light dual aspect with large feature uPVC double glazed multi-pane period-style sash windows to the front and side, the front enjoys an easterly aspect and the morning sun, excellent ceiling heights, period-style moulded ceiling coving, moulded picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, gas fire, fireside shelving and cupboard space, telephone point, radiator.

Multi-pane, glazed and panelled oak door leads from the entrance reception hall to the inner hall.

INNER HALL
Large fitted dresser storage unit, pine herringbone parquet flooring, original servants bell unit, door leads to the kitchen / breakfast room.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM – 14’9 Maximum 12’1 Maximum
Two uPVC double glazed period-style sash windows to the front, enjoying an easterly aspect and views to the local parish church. An extensive range of cream, Shaker-style fitted kitchen units comprising, laminated work surface, decorative tiled surrounds, inset stainless-steel one and a half sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, a range of drawers, cupboards and pan drawers under, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for upright fridge freezer, space and point for gas / electric oven, stainless-steel cooker hood extractor fan above, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, radiator, wall mounted unit with wall mounted plate rack, breakfast bar, internal window to the side, door leads to walk-in larder, wall mounted shelving, slate shelving, tiled surrounds, uPVC double glazed window to the side, door from the kitchen leads to second office / snug.

SECOND OFFICE / SNUG – 12’3 Maximum x 10’6 Maximum
Large feature uPVC multi-pane double glazed window to the rear overlooks the rear garden, enjoying pleasant countryside views and a westerly aspect, radiator, telephone point, entrance to large shelved walk-in cupboard, door from the kitchen / breakfast room leads to utility room.

UTLITY ROOM – 9’ Maximum x 15’2 Maximum
Laminated work surface, ceramic Belfast sink, sky light window, door to the rear garden, floor standing Worcester BOSCH gas-fired central heating boiler, latch door leads to gardener’s WC.

GARDENER’S WC
High level flushing WC.

Further latch door from the utility room gives internal access to the tandem garage / workshop.

Oak door leads from the entrance reception hall to ground floor cloakroom (providing ample scope for shower room.)

GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM – 7’11 Maximum x 7’10 Maximum
uPVC period-style multi-pane sash double glazed window to the front, radiator, low level WC, wall mounted wash basin over cupboard, tiled splashback.

Oak staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING – 40’4 Maximum x 13’2 Maximum
A large T-shaped, half gallery landing area, uPVC period-style multi-pane double glazed sash window to the front, enjoying an easterly aspect and views to the local parish church, two radiators, period-style moulding ceiling coving, moulded skirting boards and architraves, uPVC double glazed window to the side, oak door leads to shelved storage cupboard space, further door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, slatted shelving, ceiling hatch leads to significant loft storage space with loft ladder, light and power connected. This area provides ample scope for further loft conversion, subject to the necessary planning permission. Doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.

BEDROOM ONE – 22’5 Maximum x 12’6 Maximum
A generous main bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with two uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden enjoying countryside views, uPVC double glazed window to the side enjoying extensive countryside views, two radiators, period-style ceiling coving, open fireplace, sink on washstand with shaver light and point above.

BEDROOM TWO- 14’3 Maximum x 11’3 Maximum
A generous second double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect, uPVC double glazed multi-pane period-style sash window to the front, enjoying views to local village church, uPVC double glazed window to the side, enjoying countryside views, moulded skirting boards and architraves, open fireplace, radiator, door leads to fitted wardrobe cupboard space.

BEDROOM THREE – 14’6 Maximum x 9’5 Maximum
A third generous double bedroom, two uPVC double glazed period-style multi-pane double glazed sash windows to the front, enjoying an easterly aspect and views to the local parish church, radiator, period-style ceiling coving, picture rail, wall mounted wash basin.

BEDROOM FOUR – 16’3 Maximum x 12’10 Maximum
Two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden, enjoying spectacular countryside views, period-style ceiling coving, moulded picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, wall mounted wash basin, shaver light and point, open fireplace.

BEDROOM FIVE – 15’ Maximum x 12’6 Maximum
Another double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the rear and side, radiator, wall mounted wash basin over cupboard.

BEDROOM SIX / COT ROOM – 7’3 Maximum x 8’ Maximum
uPVC double glazed period-style sash window to the front, enjoying views to the parish church, radiator.

FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM – 7’11 Maximum x 7’10 Maximum
A modern white suite comprising bath with electric shower over, shower rail, wall mounted wash basin over cupboard, tiling to splash prone areas. This room enjoys a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, radiator, heated towel rail, wall mounted electric heater, double doors lead to fitted linen cupboard.

Door from the first-floor landing leads to first floor WC.

FIRST FLOOR WC
Fitted low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the side.

OUTSIDE
This substantial, imposing property stands in a plot of approximately, just over a third of an acre (0.39 acres).
At the front of the property there is access to a gravel driveway providing off-road parking for 5 cars or more, outside lighting. The front garden / driveway area is laid to stone chippings and enclosed by natural stone walls, pathway laid to stone chippings leads to carved oak period-style front porch, driveway leads to attached garage.

GARAGE / WORKSHOP – 27’10 Maximum x 9’1 Maximum
A tandem double garage / workshop with double glazed windows to the side and rear, integral door leads to utility room, light and power connected, door to the rear garden, metal up and over garage door.

A gate and archway at the side of the property gives access to a small side garden area, ideal for storage wheelie bins and recycling containers, this area leads to the main rear garden.

REAR GARDEN
The rear garden is particularly impressive and enjoys a westerly aspect and outstanding countryside views. The garden slopes down to a pretty streamside feature. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn and boasts a variety of mature trees. There is a raised significant sun terrace laid to stone chippings at the rear, enjoying a westerly aspect and the afternoon sun - with natural stone steps descending to the main garden, outside lighting, outside tap, log store, further side gate area and storage area.



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