5 Bedroom Detached house For Sale
FIVE DOUBLE BEDROOMS! LEVEL PLOT AND GARDENS EXTEND TO APPROXIMATELY A FIFTH OF AN ACRE (0.20 ACRES)! WALKING DISTANCE OF TO THE MAINLINE RAILWAY STATION TO LONDON! COUNTRYSIDE WALKS FROM THE FRONT DOOR! NO FURTHER CHAIN! 'Montrose' is a substantial (over 2570 square feet), double-fronted, bespoke, modern, detached house built in 1995, situated in a delightful ‘tucked away’ residential address near the centre of this popular Somerset village. This deceptively spacious home offers fantastically proportioned accommodation along with generous gardens at the front, side and rear extending to approximately a fifth of an acre, a private driveway providing off road parking for three to four cars leading to an integral double garage. There are lovely country lane walks from the front door. The house is heated via an oil-fired radiator central heating system and a cast iron multi-fuel burning stove. It also has timber double glazing. The house offers tremendous scope to extend and improve, subject to the necessary planning permission. The well laid out accommodation enjoys good levels of natural light with many of the rooms enjoying dual aspects. It comprises large entrance reception hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen / breakfast room, utility room, lean-to rear lobby / boot room and ground floor WC. On the first floor there is a generous landing area, master double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms, a first floor family bathroom and a large playroom / fifth double bedroom. The house enjoys extensive countryside views beyond neighbouring properties from the first floor. This lovely home is situated in a popular edge-of-village address with beautiful countryside a short walk away. Templecombe is situated in the beautiful Somerset countryside. It has a Post Office/Newsagent, Co op Store, Doctor's Surgery with dispensary. A recreation ground with a tennis court, skateboard area, children's play area and a Social Club. A Village Hall holds other events such as a bowling club and a youth club. A Mum's and Toddler's Pre-School group, community cafe and a Church of England voluntary aided Primary School. Morrisons supermarket is just 4 miles away on a bus route. Buses also run on a timetable to Yeovil, Wincanton, Gillingham and Shaftesbury. It is only a short drive to the centres of Sherborne, Bruton and Wincanton towns. Bruton is particularly popular with ex-London buyers and offers Hauser & Wirth Somerset - a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre as well as fantastic schooling options. It also boasts The Newt - a country estate with splendid gardens, woodland, hotel, restaurants and farmland. The mainline railway station to London is situated in the centre of Templecombe and is a short walk away from this property. The picturesque town centre of Sherborne is a short drive away 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. The mainline railway station to London Waterloo is in the centre of Sherborne, making London directly in just over two hours. This property is perfect for those aspiring family buyers looking for the ideal village home and making the most out of the cheap mortgages available at the moment, for cash buyers from London and the South East (who we have an abundance of on our buyers register via my four West London offices of Rolfe East) looking for a home in this exceptional area or as a pied-a-terre, residential or holiday let. NO FURTHER CHAIN!
Paved pathway leads to pitch tiled storm porch, outside light, period-style panelled front door leads to entrance reception hall.
Entrance reception hall – 16’11 Maximum x 9’10 Maximum
A beautifully proportioned entrance reception hall providing a greeting area and a heart to the home, staircase rises to the first floor, timber painted panelling, door leads to under stairs storage cupboard space, coved ceiling, moulded dado rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator. Panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the main ground floor rooms.
Sitting Room – 20’6 Maximum x 15’7 Maximum
A generous main reception room enjoying a light dual aspect with timber double glazed windows to the rear and side, double glazed timber double French doors open on to the side garden, brick fireplace and hearth with cast iron multi fuel burning stove, period-style surrounds, coved ceiling, moulded skirting boards and architraves, moulded dado rail, two television points, two radiators, double panel doors lead from the sitting room through to the dining room.
Dining Room – 16’7 Maximum x 12’8 Maximum
A significant dining room able to accommodate large dining room table, enjoying a light dual aspect with timber double glazed windows to the side and front, coved ceiling, moulded dado rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, telephone point, TV point. When the double doors are open, there is a full through-measurement of 36’. A fantastic space and ideal for entertaining!
Kitchen / Breakfast room – 16’7 Maximum x 11’11 Maximum
An extensive range of hand painted Shaker-style kitchen units comprising timber effect laminated work surface, decorative tiled surrounds, inset composite double sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over, space and point for electric oven, a range of drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting, wall mounted shelving, moulded skirting boards and architraves, timber effect flooring, radiator space provided for upright fridge freezer. This room enjoys a light dual aspect with timber double glazed windows to the front and rear, glazed door leads to rear lobby/ boot room.
Rear Lobby/ boot room – 6’4 Maximum x 7’11 Maximum
Double glazed timber windows to the side and rear, double glazed timber double French doors opening on to the side garden, exposed timber floor boards, light and power connected.
Utility Room – 14’ Maximum x 6’11 Maximum
Stainless steel sink and drainer unit, laminated work surface, cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine, floor-standing oil-fired boiler, radiator, ceramic floor tiles, timber double glazed windows to the side, integral door to attached double garage.
Panelled door from entrance reception hall leads to cloak room.
Fitted low level WC, wall mounted wash basin tiled splash back, timber double glazed window to the side, radiator.
Staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing. A pleasant half gallery landing of generous proportions, timber double glazed window to the front enjoying a sunny south-westerly aspect, moulded dado rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, ceiling hatch to loft storage void. Panelled doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.
Master Bedroom – 16’7 Maximum x 11’3 Maximum
A generous main double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect, with timber double glazed windows to the front and rear, moulded picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, telephone point, panelled door leads to en-suite bathroom.
En-suite bathroom – 8’8 Maximum x 6’ Maximum
A white suite comprising fitted low level WC, panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, tiling to splash prone areas, exposed painted floor boards, radiator, timber glazed double window to the side, extractor fan.
Bedroom Two – 12’11 Maximum x 10’1 Maximum
A second double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect, timber double glazed windows to the front and side, radiator, moulded dado rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, TV point.
Bedroom Three – 13’ Maximum x 10’ Maximum
A third double bedroom, timber double glazed window to the side, radiator, moulded dado rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, TV point.
Bedroom Four – 13’2 Maximum x 9’7 Maximum
Another generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with timber double glazed windows to the side and rear, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, TV point.
Bedroom Five/ Playroom/ Home Office – 16’11 Maximum x 17’9 Maximum
A fantastic sized room offering a range of uses, a light dual aspect with timber double glazed window to the side, double glazed timber double French doors and Juliet balcony to the rear, moulded skirting boards and architraves, telephone point, TV point, ceiling latch to further loft storage void.
First floor Family Bathroom – 8’11 Maximum x 6’ Maximum
A white suite comprising fitted low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with glazed shower screen over, wall mounted mains shower over, tiling to splash prone areas, timber double glazed window to the side, extractor fan, shaver point, chrome heated towel rail, ceramic floor tiles, cupboard houses lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, linen cupboard above housing pump for shower, slatted shelving.
This substantial family home stands in level generous gardens at the front, side and rear. At the front of the property, there is a lawned garden with a depth of 27’ from the country lane. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by timber fencing. A variety of well stocked flower beds and boarders enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs, front path way leads to pitch tiled storm porch and outside light. A pathway and gate leads to the side of the property where there is a paved area housing oil tank, outside tap, timber trellis arch and pathway leads to the main rear garden. The rear garden is 67’ in length by 49’ maximum in width. The rear garden enjoys a good degree of sunshine and privacy, laid mainly to lawn, enclosed by timber panelled fencing and mature trees and hedging, paved patio seating area, outside light, rainwater harvesting butt, timber gate from the rear garden gives access to side garden and seating area as well as private driveway area, providing off road parking for three to four cars, outside light.
Double Garage – 16’10 in width x 17’8 in depth
Two up and over garage doors, ceramic tiled floor, double glazed window to the rear overlooking rear garden, double French doors opening on to rear garden, two radiators, light and power connected, space for freezers and tumble dryer, cupboard houses mains water stopcock and electrical fuse box.
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