Kings Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9


4 Bedroom House Sold

EXTENDED WITH STUNNING OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN FAMILY ROOM. ELEGANT CEILING HEIGHTS! SUPERB POTENTIAL FOR LARGE LOFT CONVERSION (subject to the necessary planning permission). 1 Kings Road is a substantial (1462 square feet), semi detached house with large rear garden, built in the Edwardian period C.1906. This impressive house is situated in the highly sought-after residential Kings Road - a short walk to Sherborne town centre, the mainline railway station to London Waterloo and The Quarr Nature Reserve. The house offers all of the character charm and features from the era including excellent ceiling heights, full height bay windows, period mouldings, cast iron period fire surrounds, panel doors and exposed floorboards. However, it has been the subject of significant extension at the rear, now offering a huge, contemporary open-plan kitchen family room with bespoke, hand craft kitchen units, under floor heating and double glazed bi-folding doors opening on to the rear garden. The house now offers that exciting eclectic blend of period elegance and contemporary open-plan living. The property is heated via mains gas fired radiator central heating, some under floor heating and also benefits from double glazing.  There is also a cast iron log burning stove and separate open fire place. The accommodation is well arranged and benefits from good levels of natural light from dual and multiple aspects. It comprises entrance porch, entrance reception hall, sitting room, dining room, 'wow factor' open-plan kitchen family room, utility cupboard and ground floor WC / Cloakroom. On the first floor, there is a feature split-level landing, three generous double bedrooms, a fourth single bedroom / office and luxury family bathroom. The house boasts a large loft void and has ample scope for a significant loft conversion - subject to the necessary planning permission. There is free unrestricted parking on the street at the front of the house. The sought-after, historic town centre of Sherborne is a very short walk away 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 very short walk to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours. This property is ideal for aspiring families looking for somewhere pleasant to settle in this exceptional area. It also may appeal to the pied-a-terre or down-sizing market or letting / holiday letting market from cash buyers linked with the local schools. THIS AMAZING, UNIQUE HOME IS A RARE OPPORTUNITY FOR PURCHASE. DON'T MISS OUT!

Steps rise to storm porch, glazed and panelled front door leads to entrance reception hall.

Entrance Reception Hall – 27’8 Maximum x 6’ Maximum
A useful greeting area providing a heart to the home, elegant ceiling heights, period staircase rises to the first floor, exposed pine floorboards, moulded skirting boards and architraves, sash window to the side, radiator, door leads to understairs storage cupboard space, quarry tiled floor, panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the main ground floor rooms.

Sitting Room / Dining Room – 27’6 Maximum x 12’3 Maximum
A elegant main reception room split into two zones, full height period bay window to the front with white finish aluminium double glazing, impressive ceiling heights, exposed pine floorboards, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, moulded picture rail, open fire place with period pine surrounds, tiled hearth, entrance to second area, cast iron log burning stove, radiator, multi pane period double French doors open to open plan kitchen family room, providing a full through-measurement of 52’11 Maximum.

Open Plan Kitchen Family Room – 22’3 Maximum x 16’6 Maximum
A simply fantastic open plan addition, boasting excellent ceiling heights and contemporary open plan living. This room enjoys a light multiple aspect with three double glazed Velux ceiling windows to the side, powder coated aluminium double glazed bi folding doors open on to the rear garden and period style double glazed sash window to the side, an impressive range of hand built period style hand painted kitchen units comprising oak work surface, double ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, decorative tiled surrounds, Rangemaster range style oven with six burner gas hob, a range of drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for upright fridge freezer, impressive island unit with solid timber work surface, storage under, Travertine floor tiles, underfloor heating, inset ceiling lighting, door leads to cupboard housing space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer.

Panelled door from the entrance hall leads to cloak room.

Cloak room – Low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, decorative tiled surrounds.

Staircase with period balustrades rises to the first floor, split level feature landing, 23’ maximum x 5’11 Maximum, sash window to the side, moulded skirting boards and architraves, exposed pine floorboards, radiator, period panelled doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.

Bedroom One – 15’6 Maximum x 9’4 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, double glazed window to the front, radiator, exposed pine floor boards, doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space, cast iron period fire surround and tiled hearth.

Bedroom Two – 12’2 Maximum x 10’3 Maximum
A second generous double bedroom, excellent ceiling heights, sash window to the rear, radiator, exposed pine floorboards, fitted wardrobe cupboard, cast iron period feature fire surround, tiled hearth.

Bedroom Three – 11’3 Maximum x 10’2 Maximum
A third double bedroom, excellent ceiling heights, double glazed period style sash window to the side, radiator, exposed pine floorboards, cast iron feature fire surround and hearth, door leads to airing cupboard housing Worcester Bosch gas fired boiler and Worcester Bosch sealed pressurised hot water system and expansion tank, slatted shelving.

Bedroom Four / Office – 7’7 Maximum x 5’11 Maximum
Double glazed window to the front, exposed pine floorboards, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, ceiling hatch to huge loft. (Please note: This loft has ample scope for substantial loft conversion, subject to necessary planning permission).

Family Bathroom – 6’4 Maximum x 6’10 Maximum
A modern white suite comprising low level WC, wash basin over storage cupboard, tiled panelled bath with glazed shower screen, wall mounted mains shower over, tiling to splash prone areas, extractor fan, sash window to the side, radiator and heated towel rail.

At the front of the property there is an area of raised garden enjoying a variety of flowerbeds and borders, steps rise to storm porch, timber gate and side pathway lead to the main rear garden, side area provides storage for recycling containers and wheelie bins.

Main Rear Garden – 80’ in length x 21’8 in width
Laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by a mixture of fencing and natural stone walls a variety of mature flower beds and borders, timber shed, log store, outside light, outside power point, outside tap, gate at the rear of garden gives separate access.

Tenure: Freehold

Kings Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9
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