Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9

££1,875,000 Guide

9 Bedroom House For Sale

HUGE FOUR BEDROOM TOWN HOUSE PLUS TWO ATTACHED HOLIDAY COTTAGES STANDING IN STUNNING WALLED GARDENS AND PLOT OF A THIRD OF AN ACRE IN THE CENTRE OF SHERBORNE! NEARLY 5,000 SQUARE FEET OF ACCOMMODATION (4397 square feet). HOLIDAY COTTAGES GENERATE CIRCA £50,000 INCOME PER YEAR. PRIVATE DRIVEWAY PLUS TWO LARGE GARAGES. 'Hideaway House' is a simply lovely, vast (2599 square feet), linked, period, natural stone town house situated in a fantastic tucked away residential address in the beating heart of Sherborne Town Centre and Market Square. The property is rare and unique, offering arguably one of the largest walled gardens in the town centre with the gardens and plot extending to approximately a third of an acre. The main garden measures 102' x 74' approximately. There is a private driveway at the front of the house leading to an integral triple garage / workshop. The garage has planning permission passed to create a self-contained annex / granny flat. The house enjoys stunning views of Sherborne Abbey. Although being in a conservation area, the property is enviably free from the restrictions of Grade II listing. The property is beautifully presented and retains many original character features including vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. The house is heated by mains gas fired radiator central heating and also boasts bespoke oak double glazing. The flexible and spacious accommodation enjoys great levels of natural light and is arranged over three floors. It comprises entrance reception hall with integral access to the triple garage, ground floor office / double bedroom four, further ground floor double bedroom three, ground floor shower room / WC and utility room. On the first floor there is a large landing, exceptionally large sitting room / dining room with vaulted ceiling and exposed rafters, double glazed tri-folding doors lead on to first floor sun terrace overlooking the main garden, kitchen / dining room, first floor double bedroom two and first floor cloakroom / WC. On the second floor there is a huge master double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect and views to Sherborne Abbey, an en-suite bathroom. Attached to Hideaway House is THE YARD HOUSE -  a charming, natural stone, period, linked house. This large property (2338 square feet) has been beautifully converted into two high-end cottages that have become lucrative holiday lets in the centre of this historic, picturesque Dorset town. The house has a paved patio courtyard garden and a driveway leading to a generous attached garage / workshop (23'3 x 12'10). The cottages retain many period character features including exposed beams, multi-pane windows, flagstone floors and excellent ceiling heights. However, the property is enviably free from the restrictions of Grade II listing. It is heated by a mains gas fired radiator central heating system and boasts some double and secondary glazing. Cottage 1 has accommodation comprising ground floor entrance hall and open plan kitchen sitting room. On the first floor there is a landing area, two double bedrooms and a shower room / WC. Cottage two comprises entrance hall, open-plan kitchen sitting room and ground floor double bedroom three. On the first floor, there is a a large landing area currently used as a second sitting room, master double bedroom with en-suite shower room / WC, second double bedroom and a first floor family bathroom. The two cottages are halls adjoining on the ground floor and also have an access door between the two linking the first floor landings. The properties are tucked away in a special, hidden location accessed via an archway off Cheap Street, in the fabulous heart of the town centre and market square. They are located on the doorstep of the coveted high street with its buzzing, popular out-and-about culture, boutique stores, organic bakeries, coffee shops, restaurants, gastro-pubs and farmers market. Sherborne also boasts the breathtaking Sherborne Abbey building, Alms Houses, two historic castles and world-famous Sherborne private schools. It is also a very short, level walk to the mainline railway station in the centre of the town, making London Waterloo in just over two hours without changing your seat. These properties are perfect for those buyers looking for the ideal Sherborne lifestyle or cash buyers moving from the South East or villages and 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 pied-a-terre, buy-to-let or holiday letting markets. THIS PROPERTY IS EXTREMELY RARE AND MUST BE VIEWED TO BE APPRECIATED. Please note: The vendors of this vast property are prepared to sell in two separate lots. Hideaway House at an asking price of £1,225,000 and The Yard House at an asking price of £635,000.

HIDEAWAY HOUSE:

Stone paved pathway to oak double glazed front door, outside light.

Entrance Reception Hall - 24’10 Maximum x 11’10 Maximum
A large greeting area providing a heart to the home, double glazed oak window to the front, double glazed oak side light, oak staircase rises to the first floor, moulded skirting boards and architraves, inset ceiling lighting, exposed beams, shelved illuminated alcove, two contemporary radiators, Travertine stone floor tiles, panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the ground floor rooms.

Office/ Occasional ground floor bedroom four - 12’8 Maximum x 16’3 Maximum
A double bedroom, double glazed sliding patio doors to the garden, oak flooring, exposed beams, radiator, TV point.

Ground floor double bedroom three - 11’ 10 Maximum x 12’4 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, double glazed oak window to the front, radiator, folding doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space.

Ground floor shower room - 7’9 Maximum x 7’4 Maximum
A contemporary white suite comprising, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, double sized walk-in shower cubicle with glazed shower screen, wall mounted mains shower over, inset ceiling lighting, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor, illuminated mirror with shaver point, window to the rear.

Utility Room - 8’4 Maximum x 8’5 Maximum
A range of contemporary units, laminated work surfaces inset stainless steel sink bowl and drainer unit mixer tap over tiled surrounds, cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, glazed and panelled door and side light leads to the main garden, radiator, tiled floor.

Integral door from the entrance reception hall leads to the attached garage.
Oak staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing.

First floor landing - 17’ Maximum x 12’7 Maximum
Moulded skirting boards and architraves, inset ceiling lighting, radiator, panelled doors lead off to the first floor rooms.

Sitting Room / Dining Room - 28’5 Maximum x 18’4 Maximum
A fantastic, well-proportioned room enjoying a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, period style stone fireplace with gas fire living flame stove-style fire, three radiators, TV point, internal window to the kitchen, moulded skirting boards and architraves, this room enjoys a light dual aspect with two double glazed Velux ceiling windows to the rear and double glazed tri folding doors opening on to the sun terrace.
 
Sun terrace - 8’8 Maximum x 18’4 Maximum, stainless steel and glass balustrades, outside light, outside power point, steps lead down to the main garden.

Kitchen Dining Room - 17’ Maximum x 16’3 Maximum
An extensive range of contemporary kitchen units comprising Corian work surface, inset ceramic one-and-a-half sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over inset stainless steel five burner Neff gas hob, a range of drawers, pan drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, built in eye-level stainless steel Neff oven and grill, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, under unit lighting, wall mounted concealed Miele cooker hood extractor fan, two oak double glazed windows to the front enjoying views of Sherborne Abbey, decorative tiled surrounds, radiator, internal window to the sitting room, island unit with breakfast bar and waterfall sides, further storage cupboards, integrated fridge, exposed beams, Karndean timber effect flooring.

First floor bedroom two - 12’4 Maximum x 12’ Maximum
A generous double bedroom, oak double glazed window to the front, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, folding door leads to fitted wardrobe, further folding door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, pump for power shower, slatted shelves.

First floor WC - 6’8 Maximum x 6’4 Maximum
Low level WC, wash basin over storage cupboards, tiled splash back, oak double glazed window to the front, oak flooring, radiator.

Panelled door from the first floor landing gives access to stairwell rising to the second floor.

Master Bedroom - 18’1 Maximum x 19’7 Maximum
An impressive feature master bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with two oak double glazed windows to the front and double glazed window to the rear, two radiators, moulded skirting boards and architraves, TV point, shelved alcove, doors lead to fitted wardrobes, ceiling hatch to loft storage space, panelled door leads to en-suite bathroom.

En-suite bathroom - 10’9 Maximum x 7’2 Maximum
A modern white suite comprising fitted low level WC, wash basin in work surface, cupboards under, panelled bath, tiled surrounds, wall mounted bathroom cabinet, glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted glazed shower over, heated towel rail, window to the rear, tiled floor.

Outside
The gardens and plot of this unique property are simply amazing and extend to approximately a third of an acre.
At the front of the property shared access from Cheap Street comes under an archway leading to a private driveway area, stone paving, outside light, area to store recycling containers and wheelie bins, two doors lead to attached storage cupboards housing meters. Driveway leading to integral triple garage.

Integral triple garage - 16’4 in width x 31’1 Maximum in depth
This integral triple garage has light and power connected, two up-and-over garage doors, a fantastic storage facility space for upright freezers or chest freezers, integral door to ground floor entrance hall, further door leads to cupboard housing mains gas fired boiler.

PLEASE NOTE: There is planning permission passed to convert the garage in to a two bedroom annex / granny flat.

The main portion of the garden is particularly impressive and is situated at the side and rear of the property extending to approximately 102’ in width by 74’ in depth. This magnificent garden is enclosed by period brick and natural stone walls and has a secret garden feel to it. It is astonishing to have a garden of this size situated in the town centre of Sherborne. The garden is split into various areas, one area is laid to lawn and partially enclosed by natural stone walls, timber garden shed, a variety of flower beds and borders boasting mature plants and shrubs and mature trees including a Yew tree. Beyond the lawned area steps rise to a area laid to stone chippings and a timber pergola with mature Wisteria and climbing roses. Further lawned garden leads to stone paved patio seating area, ideal for alfresco dining and barbeques. The garden also boasts the first floor sun terrace as described earlier with steps leads to the main garden, further undercover paved area beneath the sun terrace with access to the office and utility room with rainwater harvesting butt and outside tap.


THE YARD HOUSE:

Stone paved pathway and steps rise to the front door.
Shared Entrance Hall - Flagstone floors, oak door leads to utility room.

Utility Room - 6’6 Maximum x 6’11 Maximum
Multi-pane window to the front, pedestal wash basin, tiled splash back, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. This room formerly incorporated a low level WC, plumbing still available.

This property is currently split into two cottages used for holiday lets.

Cottage One.
Oak door from the entrance hall leads off to Cottage One.

Entrance hall - Shelved storage alcove, door leads to cupboard housing boiler, oak doors lead off the entrance hall to open plan kitchen sitting room.

Open-plan kitchen sitting room - 24’4 Maximum x 9’11 Maximum
This room enjoys a light dual aspect with multi pane windows to the front and side, a range of Shaker style kitchen units comprising, timber effect laminated work surface, inset composite sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, inset electric hob, glass splash back, decorative tiled surrounds, a range of drawers and cupboards under, stainless steel electric oven, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge, stone floor tiles, wall mounted stainless steel cooker hood extractor fan, sitting room area with radiator.

Staircase rises from the entrance hall to the first floor landing.

Landing - 25’5 Maximum x 5’7 Maximum
Exposed beams, fitted bookshelves, fitted storage cupboard, oak door adjoins cottage one to cottage two, oak doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.

Bedroom One - 10’1 Maximum x 10’6 Maximum
Two multi pane windows to the front, radiator.

Bedroom Two - 9’9 Maximum x 10’1 Maximum
A second double bedroom, double glazed window to the side, radiator, exposed beams.

Shower Room - 9’10 Maximum x 6’9 Maximum
A modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, tiled splash back, walk in shower cubicle with mains shower over, folding glazed shower screen, extractor fan, tiling to splash prone areas, stone tiled floor, chrome heated towel rail, exposed beams, illuminated mirror.

Cottage Two

Oak door from the entrance hall leads to cottage two.

Open-plan kitchen sitting room - 28’ Maximum x 13’9 Maximum
A fantastic open-plan space enjoying a light dual aspect, with two multi pane glazed sash windows to the front, one to the side, exposed beams, flagstone floor, oak flooring, brick fireplace feature recess and surrounds, two radiators, period panelling, a range of Shaker-style kitchen units comprising solid oak work surface inset composite sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over, inset electric hob, glass splash back, electric oven under, a range of drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for slimline dishwasher, decorative tiled surrounds, wall mounted stainless steel cooker hood extractor fan, matching wall mounted cupboards, recess provides space for upright fridge freezer, double doors lead to shelved cupboards space.
Panelled door from the open plan room leads to inner hall.

Inner hall - staircase rises to the first floor, oak door leads to bedroom.

Ground floor bedroom three - 13’5 Maximum x 13’ Maximum
A generous double bedroom, double glazed window to the side, radiator, exposed beams, door leads to fitted wardrobe.

Staircase rises from the inner hall to the first floor.

Large landing/ second living room space - 13’11 Maximum x 14’5 Maximum
Excellent ceiling heights, exposed beams, double glaze window to the rear of the property, two radiators, painted panelling, entrance continues to further first floor landing area, doors lead off to the first floor rooms.

Master Bedroom - 11’2 Maximum x 11’8 Maximum
Double bedroom with window to the side, radiator, door leads to fitted wardrobe, oak door leads to en-suite shower room.

En-suite - A modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, tiling to splash prone areas, stone tiled floor, multi pane window to the side, chrome heated towel rail, illuminated mirror.

Bedroom Two - 13’8 Maximum x 6’ Maximum
Two double glazed Velux windows, exposed beams, electric radiator.

Family Bathroom - 9’8 Maximum x 6’ Maximum
A modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with mains shower over shower rail, tiling to splash prone areas, window to the front, stone floor tiles, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail, illuminated mirror.

Oak door from the first floor landing joins cottage one to cottage two.


Outside
There is a courtyard patio garden at the front of this property measuring 16’9 maximum x 13’10 maximum. Outside lighting, stone paving, rainwater harvesting butt, shared vehicular access from Cheap Street under archway gives access to driveway leading to attached garage / workshop.

Attached Garage / Workshop - 23’3 maximum x 12’10 maximum
Light and power connected, window and personal door to the side, up and over garage door.

Please note: This property has a flying freehold with a neighbouring property.

Tenure: Freehold

Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9
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