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Corton Denham, Corton Denham, Somerset, DT9

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3 Bedroom Semi-Detached House Sold

SUBLIME SEMI-RURAL CONSERVATION AREA SETTING! STUNNING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS! QUARTER OF AN ACRE OF GARDENS AND PLOT! This rare property is a beautifully presented, period, semi-detached, natural stone cottage situated in a fantastic, ‘tucked-away’ semi-rural address on the edge of the picturesque village of Corton Denham, a short drive to the mainline railway station to London Waterloo and the town centre of Sherborne. The property stands in a generous plot of approximately a quarter of an acre (0.22 acres) and boasts stunning views to surrounding countryside and hills. There are a wealth of character features including flagstone floors, exposed beams, brick fireplace and cast iron log burning stove. The property is enviably free from the restrictions of Grade II listing and offers huge scope to extend and add off road parking and/or garage, subject to the necessary planning permission. The cottage is heated by electric heaters and is enhanced with uPVC double glazing. The living accommodation comprises storm porch, entrance hall, sitting room, inner hall, kitchen, rear lobby, ground floor bathroom and ground floor WC. On the first floor is a landing area and three double bedrooms. There are outstanding rural walks from the front door as well as having a selection of top country pubs nearby. The house is a short drive to the centre of 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 couples making the most of the cheap mortgages available at the moment, looking for the ideal rural 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 / holiday let. NO FURTHER CHAIN.

Timber garden gate gives access to storm pathway leading to pitch-tiled storm porch, outside light, front door leads to entrance hall.

ENTRANCE HALL – 5’6 Maximum x 4’5 Maximum
Useful area to store coats and shoes, Flagstone floor, period cottage latch door leads to sitting room.

SITTING ROOM – 13’7 Maximum x 13’3 Maximum
Period brick and stone fireplace and chimney breast feature, Flagstone hearth, cast iron log burning stove, uPVC double glazed window to the front, two wall mounted electric heaters, telephone point, Flagstone floor, entrance leads to inner hall.

INNER HALL
Flagstone floor, staircase rises to the first floor, entrance to kitchen.

KITCHEN – 10’9 Maximum x 8’4 Maximum
A range of cream Shaker-style kitchen units comprising oak effect laminated work surface, inset stainless-steel sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, a range of drawers and cupboards under, space and point for electric oven, space for fridge freezer, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, wall mounted wine rack, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooks the rear garden and enjoys lovely countryside views, period cottage latch door leads to rear lobby / boot room.

REAR LOBBY / BOOT ROOM – 3’10 Maximum x 5’3 Maximum
Exposed stone elevations, uPVC double glazed door to the rear garden, door from the rear lobby leads to ground floor WC.

GROUND FLOOR WC      
Fitted low level WC, wall mounted electric heater, uPVC double glazed window to the side.

Entrance from the inner hall leads to ground floor bathroom.

GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM  
A white suite comprising enamel bath, tiled surround, wall mounted ceramic wash basin, uPVC double window to the side, electric heater.

Staircase rises from the inner hall to the first floor landing, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooks the rear garden and enjoys extensive countryside views, ceiling hatch to loft storage void, period cottage latch doors lead off to the bedrooms.

BEDROOM ONE – 13’7 Maximum x 9’5 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the front, fireplace recess.

BEDROOM TWO – 9’5 Maximum x 8’6 Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the rear enjoying extensive countryside views, uPVC double glazed window to the side, exposed beam.

BEDROOM THREE – 10’6 Maximum x 8’1 Maximum
A third generous bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the front.

OUTSIDE
This beautiful cottage stands in an exquisite semi-rural position on the edge of the prestige village of Corton Denham, surrounded by stunning countryside and hills, the cottage stands in approximately a quarter of an acre (0.22 acres) of level gardens, enjoying a glorious rural backdrop. Timber front gate gives access to front garden and stone pathway leading to storm porch with outside light. The front garden gives a depth of 24’6 from the country lane. It is enclosed by mature hedging, natural stone walls and trees. The lawned garden continues to the side of the property where there is a substantial side garden offering tremendous scope for extension or the addition of garage and driveway, subject to the necessary planning permission. This area of lawned garden continues to the rear of the property where there is a substantial lawned garden enjoying a glorious rural backdrop to local beauty spots and hills. The rear garden enjoys an east-facing aspect. It is laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by fences. There are a variety of mature trees, timber store shed.  

Tenure: Freehold

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Sherborne Sales
Cheap Street
Sherborne
DT9 3BJ

01935 814929
sherborne@rolfe-east.com

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