5 Bedroom Detached house For Sale
26 Gainsborough Drive is a stunning, fully refurbished, extended, substantial (2076 square feet), five bedroom detached house situated in a prestigious residential address off Bradford Road within walking distance of Sherborne town centre and mainline railway station to London Waterloo. The property boasts a landscaped rear garden enjoying a good degree of privacy as well as driveway parking for 4 cars or more leading to an integral double garage / workshop. It is heated via a gas-fired radiator central heating system and also boasts replacement uPVC double glazing. The house has been the subject of much renovation and extension throughout including new plumbing. The well laid out accommodation enjoys good levels of natural light and comprises large entrance reception hall with centralised stair case, sitting room, dining room, open-plan kitchen / breakfast room with part-vaulted ceiling, utility room and ground floor WC. On the first floor there is a feature split-level half-gallery landing area, generous master bedroom with en-suite shower room, second bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further generous double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There are fantastic rural dog walks from nearby the front door. It is only a short walk to the sought-after, historic town 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 also has good access to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours. This property is ideal for aspiring families making the most of the cheap mortgages available at the moment looking for somewhere pleasant to settle in this exceptional town. It also may appeal to buyers cashing out of the London and South East market, seeking a new life in the West Country post-Covid, the pied-a-terre or holiday let/rental market linked with the local private schools. THIS IMMACULATE PROPERTY MUST BE VIEWED TO BE APPRECIATED.
Paved pathway leads to storm porch, two outside lights, uPVC double glazed and panelled front door leads to entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL – 13’7 Maximum x 10’4 Maximum
A generous entrance reception hall providing a greeting area and a heart to the home, feature centralized staircase rises to the first floor, under stairs storage recess, moulded skirting boards and architraves, coved ceiling, telephone point, uPVC double glazed full height window to the front, timber effect laminate flooring, contemporary oak glazed double doors lead off to the main ground floor reception rooms.
SITTING ROOM – 26’5 Maximum x 11’9 Maximum
A beautifully proportioned, well presented main reception room enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed bay window to the front overlooking the cul-de-sac, enjoying a sunny southerly aspect, coved ceiling, moulded skirting boards and architraves, telephone point, TV point, two radiators, period-style feature fire surround with marble hearth, open fire place, white finish aluminium double glazed sliding patio doors open onto the rear garden.
DINING ROOM – 13’3 Maximum x 10’3 Maximum
Coved ceiling, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, timber effect laminate flooring, feature uPVC double glazed bay window to the rear overlooking the rear garden.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM – 25’9 Maximum x 11’1 Maximum
A beautifully presented and extended open-plan kitchen / breakfast room enjoying a partially vaulted ceiling with inset feature ceiling lighting and a light multiple aspect with uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden, uPVC double glazed double French doors opening onto the rear patio, double glazed Velux ceiling windows to both sides. An extensive range of Shaker-style kitchen units comprising oak effect laminate work surface and surrounds, inset one and a half composite sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over, inset BOSCH electric induction hob, a range of drawers, pan drawers and cupboards under, integrated dishwasher, integrated spice rack, integrated fridge and freezer, built-in eye-level electric BOSCH double oven and grill, glass splash back, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting, wall mounted stainless-steel cooker hood extractor fan, oak effect laminate flooring, wall mounted contemporary radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, further radiator, built-in wine rack, glazed oak door leads from the kitchen / breakfast room to the utility room.
UTILITY ROOM – 11’1 Maximum x 6’2 Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the rear, uPVC double glazed door to the side, a range of fitted kitchen units comprising granite effect laminated work surface, inset stainless-steel sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, decorative tiled surrounds, cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, space for undercounter fridge, mixing wall mounted cupboards, wall mounted gas fired boiler, radiator.
Panelled door from the entrance reception hall leads to ground floor WC.
GROUND FLOOR WC
Fitted low level WC, wash basin over cupboard, tiled splash back, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the front.
Feature centralized staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor split-level gallery landing.
FIRST FLOOR GALLERY LANDING
Radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the front, ceiling hatch and loft ladder leads to loft storage void, partially boarded with electric light and power connected, panelled door from the landing leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, slatted shelving, further double panelled doors lead from the landing to fitted wardrobe cupboard space, panelled doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.
MASTER BEDROOM – 14’ Maximum x 12’11 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, moulded skirting boards and architraves, coved ceiling, uPVC double glazed window to the rear, radiator, TV point, telephone point, an extensive range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, panelled door leads to en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
A contemporary white suite comprising fitted low level WC, wall mounted wash basin over storage unit, glazed double size corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower and rain shower over, decorative surrounds, chrome heated towel rail, uPVC double glazed window to the rear.
BEDROOM TWO – 13’11 Maximum x 12’9 Maximum
A second generous double bedroom, two uPVC double glazed windows to the front enjoying views across cul-de-sac with views to hills and countryside beyond neighbouring properties, south-facing views, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, coved ceiling, doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space, panelled door leads en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
A white contemporary suite comprising low level WC, wash basin over storage unit, glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, tiling to splash prone areas, chrome heated towel rail, uPVC double glazed window to the front.
BEDROOM THREE – 15’ Maximum x 8’10 Maximum
A third double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, coved ceiling.
BEDROOM FOUR – 8’7 Maximum x 9’7 Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
BEDROOM FIVE – 11’10 Maximum x 8’7 Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the rear with pleasant outlooks across the rear garden, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM – 8’2 Maximum x 7’1 Maximum
A fitted suite comprising low level WC, wash basin in work surface with cupboards under, tiled panelled bath with folding glazed shower screen over, wall mounted mains shower tap arrangement, tiling to splash prone areas, radiator, shaver light and point, extractor fan, uPVC double glazed window to the rear.
At the front of the property there is a portion of lawned garden and driveway giving a depth of 30’ from the cul-de-sac. A dropped curb gives vehicular access to a private driveway providing off-road parking for 3 to 5 cars. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn and boasts a selection of flowerbeds and borders and some mature trees and shrubs, outside lighting and security lighting, driveway leads to integral double garage.
INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE – 17’ Maximum x 16’11 Maximum
Light and power connected, two up and over garage doors, uPVC double glazed personal door to the side.
Timber side gate and private pathway leads to side area, ideal for storing recycling containers and wheelie bins, outside lighting, side area continues with outside tap.
REAR GARDEN – 50’ in depth x 55‘ in width
This beautifully presented rear garden is laid mainly to shaped lawn and boasts a variety of shaped well stocked flowerbeds and borders enjoying a selection of mature plants, trees and shrubs, sunken extensive paved patio area with outside light and outside power point. The garden is well screened by mature trees and hedges enjoying a good degree of privacy, further patio seating area. At the side of the property there is a storage area laid to stone chippings, the rear garden is enclosed by timber fencing.
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