Sat in a small cul-de-sac on the fringe of the village of East Stour, one of the group of villages locally known as The Stours. The village enjoys two public houses, award winning Udder Farm shop and a local garage. The town of Gillingham is just to the North and the towns of Shaftesbury and Sherborne are a short drive away. Within Gillingham you will find a wide range of local activities to get involved in; with North Dorset Rugby Club, Gillingham Football Team, local sports centre, youth centre to name but a few. There is a number of nursery and primary schools to choose from and a well regarded secondary school servicing the community. The town lies on the main London Waterloo to Exeter line and there is a regular service on the hour which will find you into London within 2 hours. Within the town centre you will find a range of local independent shops, Waitrose supermarket, countryside store and restaurants.
Stepping in through the front door you find a welcoming entrance hall with plenty of space for shoe storage and hanging your coat. Attractive wood laminate flooring makes clearing up muddy footprints easy whilst corridors extend towards the front and rear with doors to the kitchen, bathroom and all four bedrooms. A hatch provides access to the vast boarded loft space which one may wish to explore the potential of conversion (subject to necessary permissions).
12' 11'' x 9' 2'' (3.93m x 2.79m)
A stylish modern kitchen with a wide range of wall and floor units with work surface over and tiled splash back. Set into the work surface you find a sink drainer unit with mixer tap over whilst within the units themselves you find space for a fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. The current occupiers electric Rangemaster is available by separate negotiation and benefits from a gloss black cooker hood over. This room is particularly light thanks to the vaulted ceiling with large Velux window and French doors onto the decking area of the garden. A door leads to the living room.
16' 4'' x 11' 2'' max (4.97m x 3.40m)
The perfect spot to relax in front of the telly, the living room is a generous size and features a fireplace with slate hearth. Although the fireplace is currently home to a remote controlled log burner effect electric fire, it was once home to a log burner. As such, one may wish to explore the option of an open fire or wood burning stove. An arched opening leads into the dining area.
8' 1'' x 7' 10'' (2.46m x 2.39m)
With space for a dining table and chairs, the dining room is not only open to the living room, but also through to the conservatory. In addition, there is also a door to the utility room.
9' 5'' x 17' 0'' (2.87m x 5.18m)
Allowing you to enjoy the well manicured garden, regardless of the weather, the conservatory is a fantastic size with windows along both sides and spanning the rear, many of which have fitted blinds. French doors lead onto the Indian sandstone patio.
5' 10'' x 7' 10'' (1.78m x 2.39m)
A very useful room which is where the current owners keep a chest freezer and a tumble dryer. Ideal for use as storage, this room is also home to the electric consumer unit.
12' 11'' max x 11' 8'' (3.93m x 3.55m)
The master bedroom is a very generous size with room for a large bed, bedside tables, dressing table and wardrobes. A window to the front ensures good natural light and a door leads to the ensuite.
A wonderful luxury, the partly tiled ensuite features a corner shower cubicle, low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over. An obscured window to the side provides natural light whilst retaining privacy and there is a heated towel rail.
11' 5'' x 11' 5'' (3.48m x 3.48m)
Another generous bedroom with plenty of space for a bed, bedside tables, wardrobes and a chest of drawers. A unique feature has been created with a built in book case making use of what was once a window.
10' 9'' x 11' 5'' (3.27m x 3.48m)
Although currently used as a large office, this would still work very well as another double bedroom. There's plenty of space for bedside tables and wardrobes and a window to the side allowing a stream of natural light.
12' 11'' x 10' 6'' max (3.93m x 3.20m)
This may be the smallest of the bedrooms however, it is by no means small. Yet another generous double bedroom with further space for a selection of bedroom furniture.
A well appointed bathroom with a four piece suite comprising low level WC, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with centre mixer tap. The walls are fully tiled and there is a heated towel rail.
6' 8'' x 7' 10'' (2.03m x 2.39m)
Accessed from the driveway you find a useful room housing both the oil central heating boiler and the hot water tank. The warmth given off by the boiler makes this the ideal spot for drying clothes through the wetter months.
Garden & Parking
The front garden has been block paved to provide lots of off street parking. The block paving continues along a gated path to the front door. The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn with an Indian sandstone patio and a decking area off of the kitchen. Enclosed by wooden fencing, there is gated side access and a wooden garden shed helping to conceal the oil tank.
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