Newtown, Milborne Port, Somerset, DT9

££699,950 Offers in excess

5 Bedroom House For Sale

NO FURTHER CHAIN! 'Damson House' is a huge (2313 square feet), detached, chalet-style home set in arguably one of the best addresses in Milborne Port, within walking distance of the coveted village centre amenities. The property stands in an impressive level plot with front, side and rear gardens extending to over a quarter of an acre. The rear garden enjoys a sunny south-westerly aspect. The property boasts an enclosed, private driveway parking area for six cars or more leading to a substantial detached garage / barn and further outbuildings. This rare and unique home has been finished to an excellent standard throughout and retains many beautiful features including window seats, a feature brick and Hamstone fireplace and oak floors. The property is equipped with mains gas fired radiator central heating and uPVC double glazing. The spacious living accommodation is very flexible, boasting excellent levels of natural light from dual and multiple aspects. It comprises entrance reception hall, drawing room, open-plan kitchen / dining room, office / ground floor double bedroom four, inner hall with seating area, utility room and downstairs shower room / WC. There is a ground floor master double bedroom with stylish en-suite shower room. On the first floor there is a landing area, two generous double bedrooms – one with attached further occasional double bedroom five / playroom and a family bathroom. This property boasts amazing scope to reconfigure the existing accommodation to incorporate work-from-home space, a self-contained lodgers flat or to add a separate annex (subject to the necessary planning permission). Damson House is surrounded by pretty, thatched cottages. There are superb rural walks from nearby the front door – ideal as you do not have to put the dogs or the children in the car! The house is a short walk to the centre of Milborne Port with the church, public house, primary school and village shops very nearby. Milborne Port boasts The Clockspire - a superb new restaurant, in addition to a brand new Co-op mini supermarket, butcher, fish and chip shop with restaurant and a good doctor's surgery. The village has an excellent community and network and the current owner has enjoyed living and socialising there. It is surrounded by stunning countryside and walks but also offers excellent access to the A303 trunk road to London and Exeter and the A30 to Salisbury. The historic town centre of Sherborne is only a short drive away with its superb boutique high street with cafes, restaurants, Waitrose store and independent shops plus the breath-taking Abbey, Almshouses and Sherborne's world-famous private schools. It is also only a short drive to two mainline railway stations to London Waterloo. The property is perfect for those mature couples or aspiring families, buyers cashing out of the South East and London market or cash buyers looking for their perfect pied-a-terre / home to settle in, potentially linked to the wonderful selection of local schools in this exceptional area. It may even appeal to the residential letting and holiday letting market. NO FURTHER CHAIN.

Glazed and panelled front door leads to entrance reception hall.

Entrance reception hall – 13’7 Maximum x 18’1 Maximum
A generous greeting area providing a heart to the home, staircase rises to the first floor, large feature uPVC double glazed bay window to the front boasting an easterly aspect and the morning sun, feature window seat, oak flooring, moulded skirting board and architraves, inset ceiling lighting, two radiators, telephone point, oak door leads to storage cupboard space, oak doors lead off the entrance hall to the main ground floor rooms.

Drawing Room – 18’10 Maximum x 17’1 Maximum
A beautiful proportioned light main reception room enjoying a triple aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the front side and rear, stone and brick with feature fire surround, brick hearth, coved ceiling, moulded skirting boards and architraves, two radiators, telephone point, TV point, shelved cupboard, uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors open on to the rear garden enjoying a sunny south westerly aspect, Sisal flooring.

Kitchen dining room – 24’7 Maximum x 10’9 Maximum
Another generous room enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed bay window to the front and uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors to the rear garden, this room is split into two areas.
Kitchen Breakfast Room Area – A range of Shaker-style kitchen units with oak work tops and decorative tiled surrounds, ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, a range of drawers, pan drawers and cupboards under, range master stainless steel electric oven, integrated fridge, built in wine rack, integrated dishwasher, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, wall mounted plate rack, under unit lighting, wall mounted stainless steel cooker hood extractor fan, inset ceiling lighting, period style ceiling coving, Travertine floor tiles, plinth ambient lighting, archway leads to dining room area.

Dining Room Area - Inset ceiling lighting, Travertine floor tiles, wall mounted contemporary radiator, oak door leads to utility room.

Utility Room – 15’2 Maximum x 7’8 Maximum
A generous utility room with multi pane glazed and panelled stable door to the rear, a range of fitted units comprising oak work top, ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, drawers under, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, matching wall mounted cupboards, wall mounted combination boiler, Travertine floor tiles, radiator, oak door leads to cloak room / shower room.

Cloak room / Shower room – 7’9 Maximum x 3’8 Maximum
A white suite comprising low level WC, glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower, tiled walls and floor, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the front, extractor fan.

Oak door from the utility room leads to a double bedroom.

Ground floor double bedroom / office – 16’2 Maximum x 8’11 Maximum
Enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed window to the front and rear, inset ceiling lighting, radiator, door leads to airing cupboard housing pressurised sealed hot water cylinder and expansion tank, slatted shelving.

Oak door from the entrance reception hall leads to main ground floor bedroom.

Master bedroom – 16’1 maximum x 10’10 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the rear, fitted wardrobe cupboard space, moulded skirting boards and architraves, Sisal flooring, oak door leads to en-suite shower room.

En-suite shower room – 9’3 Maximum x 6’8 Maximum
Formerly incorporating a bath, a recently fitted white contemporary bathroom suite, comprising low level WC, comprising wash basin over storage cupboard, walk-in tiled double sized shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, tiling to walls and floor, chrome heated towel rail, uPVC double glazed window to the rear, shaver point, inset ceiling lighting, extractor fan.

Staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing, Sisal floor, a generous landing measuring 14’4 Maximum x 6’7 Maximum, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, turned balustrades, inset ceiling lighting, ceiling hatch to loft storage space, oak doors lead off to the first floor rooms.

Bedroom Three – 16’10 Maximum x 10’11 Maximum
A third generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with double glazed Velux ceiling windows to the front and rear, radiator, doors lead to extensive wardrobe cupboard space, Sisal flooring, moulded skirting boards and architraves, entrance leads to further bedroom 4/ study.

Bedroom Four / Study – 16’6 Maximum x 15’9 Maximum
A double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with two double glazed Velux ceiling windows to the rear, uPVC double glazed windows to the side, radiator, Sisal flooring, excellent ceiling heights, inset ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Five – 12’5 Maximum x 10’11 Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the side, enjoying views to pretty period cottages and countryside beyond, radiator, doors lead to extensive eaves storage cupboard space, Sisal flooring.

First floor family bathroom – 6’11 Maximum x 7’ Maximum
A white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with tiled surrounds, double glazed window to the rear, chrome heated towel rail, ceiling hatch to loft storage space.

Outside
The property stands in a generous level plot and gardens on all sides extending to just over a quarter of an acre (0.27 acres approximately). Double timber gates gives access to a large enclosed parking area providing off road parking for 6 cars or more. The driveway boasts outside lighting, outside tap, area to store recycling containers and wheelie bins, driveway leads to detached timber garage.

Detached Timber Garage – 19’2 in depth x 13’9 in width
Double timber garage doors, light and power connected, window to the side, personal door to the side, loft storage room above.

Gardens
At the front of the property is a large portion of garden enclosed by mature hedges, walls and timber fencing. The front garden measures 90’ in width x 37’6 in depth. It is laid mainly to lawn and boasts an easterly aspect and the morning sun, a variety of well stocked flowerbeds and borders including some mature shrubs, including a mature Eucalyptus tree, timber boardered vegetable garden and plot, composter, timber garden shed. The lawned garden continues to the side of the property and eventually to the rear, measuring 81’ in width x 57’ in depth. The rear garden enjoys a sunny south westerly aspect. It is laid mainly to level lawn and enjoys a good degree of privacy enclosed by timber panelled fencing, a vast selection of flowerbeds and borders enjoying a wide variety of mature trees plants and shrubs, paved patio seating area with undercover veranda, outside lighting, timber decked area, further circular patio seating area, inset fish pond, outside lighting, outside tap, rain water harvesting butt, further detached timber store.

Tenure: Freehold

Newtown, Milborne Port, Somerset, DT9
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