Mundens Lane, Alweston, Dorset, DT9

££300,000 Guide

2 Bedroom Semi-Detached House For Sale

NO FURTHER CHAIN! ‘1 Mundens Lane’ is a simply superb, deceptively spacious, semi-detached, natural stone, period character, thatched cottage built in approximately 1826 and situated in a quiet country lane address amongst other attractive character properties. The cottage enjoys extensive countryside views at the front with an easterly aspect enjoying the morning sun and sunrises. The cottage boasts a huge, private rear garden (115' in length approximately) with a sunny westerly aspect, two sheds and a greenhouse. There is driveway parking for one car at the front of the property. This cottage enjoys the peace and tranquillity of a semi-rural setting. It is a gardeners dream! The cottage is in very good decorative order and retains attractive character features including exposed beams, window seats and stone fireplaces with a cast iron multi-fuel burning stove. The cottage is heated by an upgraded oil-fired radiator central heating system and has bespoke period-style uPVC double glazing. The property is enviably free from the restrictions of Grade II listing. The thatch was renewed approximately 5 years ago. The flexible accommodation comprises entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen breakfast room, utility room, inner hall and ground floor bathroom / WC. On the first floor, there is a landing area and two generous double bedrooms. There are lovely countryside walks from the front door. It is only a short drive to the sought-after, historic town centre of Sherborne with its superb boutique high street and cafes, restaurants, Waitrose store and independent shops plus the breath-taking Abbey, Almshouses and Sherborne's world-famous private schools. It also is a short drive to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours. This property is ideal for aspiring couples and singles looking for somewhere pleasant to settle in this exceptional area. It also may appeal to the pied-a-terre market or letting / holiday letting market from cash buyers linked with the local schools.  

Front door with outside light leads to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall – 5’6 Maximum x 3’11 Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the side, tiled floor, pine cottage latch door leads to sitting room.

Sitting Room – 13’10 Maximum x 12’4 Maximum
A beautiful main reception room enjoying a wealth of character including exposed beams, natural stone and brick fireplace with cast iron multi fuel burning stove, flagstone hearth, uPVC period style double glazed window to the front enjoying countryside views and an easterly aspect with the morning sun, window seat, oak flooring, two radiators, large entrance leads from the sitting room through to the dining room providing a full through-measurement of 25’3 maximum.

Dining Room – 12’3 Maximum x 11’7 Maximum
Feature stone and brick fireplace, brick hearth, staircase rises to the first floor, understairs storage cupboard space, radiator, oak flooring, telephone point, inset ceiling lighting, internal window to the kitchen, glazed and panelled door leads from the dining room to kitchen breakfast room.

Kitchen Breakfast Room – 14’8 Maximum x 10’2 Maximum
A generous open-plan kitchen breakfast room, a range of contemporary panelled kitchen units comprising granite effect laminated work surface, decorative tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, space for electric oven and hob, a range of drawers and cupboards under, recess provides space for upright fridge freezer, uPVC double glazed window to the side, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, wall mounted cooker hood extractor fan, internal window to the dining area, radiator, panelled door leads from the kitchen breakfast room to the utility room.

Utility Room – 10’2 Maximum x 12’1 Maximum
A generous utility room area, a range of fitted cupboards comprising laminated work surface, inset stainless steel sink bowl with mixer tap over, fitted cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, Grant floor-standing oil fired central heating boiler, tiled surrounds, matching wall mounted cupboard, uPVC double glazed window to the side and rear, uPVC double glazed door to the rear, ceiling hatch to loft space, double doors lead to shelved cupboard providing space for tumble dryer, panelled door leads from the utility room to the ground floor bathroom.

Ground floor bathroom – 8’3 Maximum x 6’10 Maximum
A modern white suite comprising pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with mains shower tap arrangement over, glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, low level WC, tiling to splash prone area, slate tiled floor, chrome heater towel rail, extractor fan, uPVC double glazed window to the rear.

Staircase rises from the dining room to the first floor.

Landing – Panelled doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.

Master Bedroom – 12’11 Maximum x 11’7 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, uPVC period style double glazed window to the front enjoying extensive countryside views, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, recess, TV point, ceiling hatch to loft space.

Bedroom Two – 12’ Maximum x 10’4 Maximum
A second generous double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooks the rear garden, internal window to the landing, radiator moulded skirting boards and architraves, exposed beam, recess wardrobe hanging space.

At the front of the property a dropped curb gives vehicular access to a parking area providing off road parking for one car – with scope for more (subject to the necessary planning consent), portion of paved front garden, outside light, area to store recycling containers and wheelie bins.

At the rear of the property:
The main rear garden is particularly generous and measures, approx. 115’ in length x 54’ in width and boasts a sunny westerly aspect. This huge rear garden benefits from various outbuildings including, summer house, two greenhouses and large shed, plus garden store and log store. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by timber panelled fencing. There is an ornamental fish pond, a variety of mature trees, fruit trees and shrubs, patio area with outside tap, outside power point, outside light, oil tank.

Please note: This property benefits from a right of way access across the neighbouring properties for access to the rear garden.

Tenure: Freehold

Mundens Lane, Alweston, Dorset, DT9
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