St. Andrews Close, Leigh, Dorset, DT9


3 Bedroom Bungalow - Detached Sold

NO FURTHER CHAIN! 8 St. Andrews Close is a deceptively spacious (1319 square feet), modern, three double bedroom, detached bungalow situated in a very popular ‘tucked away’ head of cul-de-sac address only moments from the village centre. It is also a short drive to Sherborne town centre and mainline railway station to London Waterloo. The property boasts delightful, private, level garden at the front, sides and rear, enjoying a sunny aspect. The plot and gardens extend to approximately 0.16 acres. There is private driveway parking for three to four cars leading to an attached single garage. The bungalow has oil-fired radiator central heating (with a Worcester Bosch boiler) and uPVC double glazing. It boasts good space and natural light from sunny, dual and multiple aspects. The bungalow is very well presented and boasts well laid out accommodation briefly comprising entrance porch, entrance reception hall, L-shaped sitting room / dining room, conservatory, kitchen, office, cloakroom / WC, inner hall, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property offers huge scope for extension, subject to the necessary planning permission. There are superb countryside walks from nearby the front door as well as being a very short walk to local village centre amenities. The village enjoys a vibrant community scene focussed around the village hall. There is a garage with shop and post office amenities plus parish church. Neighbouring villages such as Yetminster and Chetnole offer fantastic village pubs. It is a short drive to the the Abbey 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. The property is perfect for those aspiring families or couples looking for the ideal village lifestyle, couples cashing out of the South East and London market or cash buyers looking for their perfect West Country home to settle in, potentially linked to the wonderful selection of local schools. It may also be of interest to the residential letting or pied-a-terre market. VACANT - NO FURTHER CHAIN.  

Paved pathway leads to storm porch, outside lighting, uPVC double glazed front door and side light lead to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall – 7’6 Maximum x 7’ Maximum
A useful greeting area providing a heart to the home, internal window to study, radiator, oak effect flooring, panelled doors lead off to the main rooms.

Sitting Room / dining room – 22’6 Maximum x 16’10 Maximum
A beautifully proportioned L-Shaped main reception room enjoying a light dual aspect, uPVC double glazed double French doors open on to the rear, uPVC double glazed window to the side, uPVC double glazed double French doors lead to conservatory, wall mounted contemporary electric fire, two TV points, two radiators, serving hatch to kitchen, glazed double doors lead to office, when opened provides a full through-measurement of 32’7 Maximum.

Office – 9’9 Maximum x 7’2 Maximum
Internal window to the hall, uPVC double glazed window overlooks the garden at the rear, telephone point. Glazed double doors lead back to sitting room / dining room.

Double glazed double French doors open from the sitting room to the conservatory/ dining room.

Conservatory / Dining Room – 11’9 Maximum x 15’1 Maximum
uPVC double glazed construction with windows to the front rear and side, radiator, uPVC double glazed double French doors open on to the side garden.

Panelled door from the entrance hall leads to the kitchen.

Kitchen – 9’10 Maximum x 8’5 Maximum
A range of cream Shaker-style kitchen units, comprising timber effect laminated work surface, inset stainless steel one and a half sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, inset Miele electric induction hob, a range of drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, corner carousel unit, built in eye level Bosch electric double oven and grill, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting, recess provides space for upright fridge freezer, wall mounted cooker hood extractor fan, inset ceiling lighting, uPVC double glazed window to the side, serving hatch to dining area, ceramic floor tiles, telephone point, radiator. (Please note: Oven, hob and extractor fan are included in the sale if the asking price or above is achieved).

Door from the lounge leads to the inner hall.

Inner Hall – 8’8 Maximum x 6’10 Maximum
Panelled door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, slatted shelving, cupboard above. Doors lead off the inner hall to the bedrooms.

Bedroom One – 13’7 Maximum x 10’3 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, radiator, telephone point, fitted wardrobe cupboard space.

Bedroom Two – 13’4 Maximum x 10’2 Maximum
A second generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect, with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, radiator.

Bedroom Three – 10’7 Maximum x 7’ Maximum
A third double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator.

Family Bathroom – 7’4 Maximum x 5’6 Maximum
A modern white suite comprising, low level WC, wash basin in work surface over storage cupboards, panelled bath with glazed shower screen over, wall mounted mains power shower, tiled walls, shaver point, chrome heated towel rails, uPVC double glazed window to the side.

Door from the entrance hall leads to the cloakroom.

Cloakroom – Fitted low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, uPVC double glazed window to the front.

There are very well-kept gardens at the front, side and rear of the property. The property occupies a level plot of approximately 0.16 acres. A dropped curb gives vehicular access from the head of the cul-de-sac, giving vehicular access to a private driveway, providing offroad parking for 4 or more cars. The front garden is laid to lawn and benefits from a well-stocked flower bed, enjoying a selection of mature rose bushes, outside light, driveway leads to attached garage.

Attached Garage – 17’6 in length x 8’ in width
Up-and-over garage door, light and power connected, window to the rear, floor standing oil fired Worcester Bosch boiler, tap.

Timber gate from the driveway area gives access to the main garden.

Rear Garden – 93’ in length x 75’ in width approximately
This lovely rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by mature hedges and timber fencing. It enjoys a good degree of privacy. It boasts a variety of well stocked flower beds and borders, including some mature plants and trees, paved patio area, oil tank, large timber garden store with light and power connected, further timber garden shed, rear garden leads to another substantial portion of garden at the side, enclosed by mature hedges and timber panelled fencing, timber side gate, large detached timber workshop with light and power connect.

Tenure: Freehold

St. Andrews Close, Leigh, Dorset, DT9
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