Gainsborough Drive, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9

££850,000 Guide

4 Bedroom Bungalow - Detached For Sale

'4 Gainsborough Drive' is a very spacious (2027 square feet), detached, modern bungalow situated in a highly sought-after residential address off the Bradford Road and a short walk to the coveted town centre of Sherborne. The property stands in a large, level plot extending to just under a third of an acre (0.31 acre approximately) with gardens at the front, side and rear – the rear boasting westerly and southerly aspects. The property comes with an enclosed driveway area providing parking for five to six cars leading to an attached double garage. The bungalow has new uPVC double glazing and a gas-fired radiator central heating system. The current owners have renovated the property throughout and have removed all elements of the old bungalow and have created a stylish single-storey residence. The well laid out, well presented accommodation enjoys a good level of natural light from dual and triple aspects in many of the rooms and comprises large T-shaped entrance reception hall, sitting room / garden room, ‘wow-factor’ open-plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. There is an inner hall, a generous master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further generous bedrooms and a family shower room (formerly incorporating a bath). The property is situated within a short walking distance to the picturesque abbey town centre of Sherborne with a coveted boutique high street and bustling out and about culture, markets, cafes, Waitrose store, restaurants, world famous private schools, breath-taking abbey building and mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours. This lovely property is perfect for those aspiring buyers looking to settle in their ideal Sherborne home making the most of the move to the West Country, cash buyers looking for somewhere as a pied-a-terre or home to settle in in this fantastic address, possibly linked with the local schools. THIS PROPERTY MUST BE VIEWED INTERNALLY TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED.

Paved pathway to large storm porch with outside lighting.
Double glazed and panel front door leads to the entrance reception hall.

Entrance Reception Hall: 10”5 maximum x 12”5 maximum.
A generous greeting area providing a heart to the home. Period style ceramic tiled floor. uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, telephone point. Panel doors lead off the entrance hall to the main areas.

Open-plan kitchen/dining room: 18”4 maximum x 27”2 maximum.
An impressive, open-plan kitchen living room area enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed double French doors to the side enjoying a southerly aspect, uPVC double glazed windows to the side, uPVC double glazed double French door opening onto the rear garden boasting a westerly aspect, uPVC double glazed window to the front overlooks the driveway. This open-plan area is split into two main zones. 
Kitchen area - An extensive range of contemporary replacement kitchen units comprising stone worksurface and surrounds, ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over. A range of pan drawers, drawers and cupboards under. Integrated dishwasher, retractable larder cupboard, recess provides space for an upright fridge freezer, inset electric induction hob, built in stainless steel electric double oven and grill. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards, concealed wall mounted cooker hood and extractor fan, wall mounted microwave, large island unit with stone worksurface, drawers and cupboards under, breakfast bar, ceramic floor tiles, radiator.
Dining room area: Ceramic floor tiles, radiator, TV point, panel door leads to large storage cupboard space, glazed double doors lead from the dining area through to the sitting room providing a full through-measurement of 30” maximum.

Sitting room: 19”1 maximum x 16”2 maximum.
A beautifully presented and extended main reception area enjoying a light triple aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the rear enjoying a westerly aspect, uPVC double glazed double French doors opening onto the rear boasting a southerly aspect and uPVC double glazed windows to the side. Two radiators, TV point, part vaulted ceiling, boasting two double glazed Velux ceiling windows.

Panel door from the kitchen area leads to the utility room.

Utility room: 9”10 maximum x 5”5 maximum.
A range of fitted kitchen units, laminated worksurface, tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over. A range of fitted cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, a space for under counter freezer. Matching wall mounted cupboards, ceramic floor tiles, wall mounted gas fired boiler. uPVC double glazed window to the front.

Panel door from the entrance reception hall leads to cloakroom / WC.

Cloakroom / WC: 6”2 maximum x 3”6 maximum.
A modern white suite, comprising low level W.C, wash basin over cupboard, tiled splashback, ceramic floor tiles, radiator. uPVC double glazed window to the front, extractor fan. Cupboard houses electrical fuse box.

Glazed door from the entrance reception hall leads to the inner hall.
Inner Hall: 16”7 maximum x 3”2 maximum.
Radiator, ceiling hatch and ladder to large loft storage area. Panel door leads to hall/cupboard with fitted shelving, rail, radiator, light and power connected. Panel doors lead off the inner hall to the bedrooms.

Master bedroom: 14”2 maximum x 15”5 maximum.
A generous double bedroom. uPVC double glazed windows to the rear, radiator, extensive range of fitted wardrobes, TV point. Panel door leads to en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room: 9”10 maximum x 5”6 maximum.
A modern white suite comprising low level W.C, wash basin on washstand with cupboards under, mixer tap over. Large double sized walk-in shower cubicle with glazed screen, wall mounted mains shower, extractor fan. uPVC double glazed window to the side, slate tiled flooring, heated towel rail.

Bedroom two: 12”4 maximum x 12”11 maximum.
A second generous double bedroom. uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator. Sliding doors lead to large wardrobe cupboard. Panel door leads to second wardrobe.

Bedroom three: 11”5 maximum x 9”4 maximum.
Third double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the rear, radiator.

Bedroom four / office: 9”4 maximum x 8”1 maximum.
A fourth generous bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the rear, radiator.

Family shower room: 7”5 maximum x 6”1 maximum.
A modern white suite comprising low level W.C, wash basin on washstand over cupboard, mixer tap over. uPVC double glazed window to the front. Walk-in double sized shower cubicle with glazed screen, wall mounted mains shower, extractor fan, slate tiled floor, chrome heated towel rail.

Outside:
This bungalow occupies an impressive level corner plot extending to just under a third of an acre (0.31 acres approximately). Double timber five bar gates give vehicular access to a large enclosed private driveway at the front, providing off road parking for 5 cars or more, with scope for more (subject to necessary planning permission).

Paved pathway leads to large storm porch with outside lighting.
 
Driveway leads to attached double garage.
Attached double garage: 21” in depth maximum x 19”8 in width maximum. Two timber up-and-over garage doors, light and power connected. Personal door to the rear, uPVC double glazed window to the side, ceiling hatch to the rafter storage above.

The gardens are a particular selling point of this property. There is a lawned front garden enclosed by mature hedges and trees. The front garden also boasts a variety of brick bordered flowerbeds, enjoying a selection of mature roses, plants and shrubs. Security lighting.
 
Timber side door gives access to the side garden, enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. This is laid to lawn with a paved patio area providing quite a private suntrap. Outside lighting, a variety of well stocked flowerbeds and borders enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs.

Side garden continues to the rear garden. A level rear garden laid to lawn boasting an excellent degree of privacy and a westerly aspect. Sunny paved patio area provides and westerly and southerly suntrap, outside lighting, outside power point, rainwater harvesting butt. There is access to the rear of the property on both sides of the bungalow.

Tenure: Freehold

Gainsborough Drive, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9
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