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Basil Cottage is a beautifully presented, exceptionally light, two double bedroom terraced modern cottage set in a sought-after, residential address within a short distance of the centre of this popular village. The property has been the subject to tasteful and thorough renovation and re-design and boasts fantastic open-plan space, natural light with countryside village walks from the front door. The house enjoys a stunning, west facing rear garden benefitting from the afternoon sun as well as a large driveway providing off road parking for two cars. There is also unrestricted, free street parking at the front of this lovely home. The property is equipped with gas radiator central heating and bespoke 'cottage-style' double glazing. The well laid out accommodation briefly comprises open plan sitting room and 'wow-factor' kitchen area (25'5 x 12'4). On the first floor there is a landing area, two generous double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property is situated in a top address near the centre of the pretty village of Milborne Port. There are superb rural walks from nearby the front door as well as being within walking distance 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. It is only a very short drive to the popular, picturesque town of Sherborne with its coveted high street, buzzing, popular out-and-about culture, boutique stores, organic bakeries, coffee shops, restaurants, gastro-pubs and farmers market. Sherborne also boasts the breath-taking Sherborne Abbey building, Alms Houses and world-famous Sherborne private schools. It also has the mainline railway station in the centre of the town, making London Waterloo in just over two hours without changing your seat. This property is perfect for those first time buyers making the most of the cheap mortgages at the moment or cash buyers looking to move in to this idyllic area seeking the ideal village home or pied-a-terre. It would also be of interest to the buy-to-let or holiday letting market for investment purposes. THIS COTTAGE MUST BE VIEWED INTERNALLY TO BE APPRECIATED.
Paved pathway leads to storm porch, outside light, glazed and panelled front door leads to main reception area.
RECEPTION AREA – 25’5 Maximum x 12’4 Maximum
A superb open-plan contemporary living space, split into two predominate areas.
SITTING ROOM AREA
Double glazed window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect, staircase rises to the first floor, engineered oak flooring, moulded skirting boards and architraves, inset LED ceiling lighting, radiator, telephone point, TV point, door leads to under stairs storage cupboard space.
A range of fitted Shaker-style kitchen units comprising solid oak work surface and surrounds, ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, oak drainer unit, inset stainless-steel gas hob with stainless-steel electric oven under, a range of drawers and cupboards under, integrated dishwasher, integrated washing machine, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, wall mounted stainless-steel cooker hood extractor fan, stainless-steel splash back, engineered oak flooring, integrated fridge and freezer, radiator, double glazed window to the rear overlooks the rear garden, multi-pane double glazed and panelled door leads to the rear garden.
Staircase rises from the main reception room to the first floor landing, moulded skirting boards and architraves, panelled door leads to shelved linen cupboard, ceiling hatch to loft storage space, panelled doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.
BEDROOM ONE – 12’5 Maximum x 9’ Maximum
A double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooks the rear garden, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, TV point.
BEDROOM TWO – 9’10 Maximum x 12’4 Maximum (into walk-in wardrobe)
A second double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, double doors lead to built-in wardrobe cupboard space, moulded skirting boards and architraves, fitted bedroom furniture including fitted shelve units, walk-in illuminated wardrobe.
FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM
A modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with glazed shower screen, wall mounted chrome mains shower over, decorative stone tiled surrounds, ceramic floor tiles, extractor fan, inset feature LED ceiling lighting, chrome heated towel rail.
At the front of the property, there is a portion of lawned garden giving a depth of 19’3 from the pavement. Paved pathway leads to storm porch with outside lighting, low-level garden lighting. There is a lay-by at the front of the property that provides off-road parking for residents, shared driveway access to the side of the property gives access to a parking area. This property comes with off-road parking for two cars. Timber gate from the driveway area gives access to the rear garden.
REAR GARDEN – 40’5 in length x 16’4 in width
This well presented, lawned, terraced rear garden enjoys a westerly aspect and the afternoon sun. There is a paved patio area with outside lighting and outside tap, steps rise to a portion of lawned garden, a variety of timber bordered flowerbeds and vegetable plots, detached timber storage shed.
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