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A charming and sizeable end of terrace cottage benefitting from an enviable position within the popular historic town of Shaftesbury and boasting rural countryside views. This substantial home is situated at the foot of Gold Hill in the hugely desirable conservation area of St James. This deceptive and versatile home offers an abundance of flexible flowing accommodation having been extended by the current owners. On the ground floor there is a wonderful ‘L’ shaped kitchen/dining room fitted with a number of eye and base units, lovely sitting room with feature open fireplace, utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor there are three well proportioned bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom. There is a useful home office adjacent to the rear of the house. We recommend a viewing at your earliest convenience to avoid the disappointment of missing out on this super town centre home.
The property is conveniently situated opposite St James' Park in the ancient Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury providing a range of everyday services and shops including public houses, cafes, restaurants, independent and high street shops, a doctor's surgery and a cottage hospital. The local schools are excellent and within easy reach; these include St Mary's School, Clayesmore, Port Regis, Sandroyd and many highly regarded local state schools. The surrounding countryside is most attractive and contains many pretty villages together with some noteworthy houses such as Stourhead House and Wardour Castle. Other towns in the area include the Georgian town of Blandford Forum, the Abbey town of Sherborne and the Cathedral city of Salisbury. The communication links in the area are very good with the A303 just a few miles to the north providing road access to London & the West and a mainline railway station at either Gillingham (5 miles) or Tisbury (9.3 miles) serving London Waterloo (approximately two hours).
The property benefits from a sizeable garden located to the rear of the property accessed via a path. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and boasts beautiful rose bushes, a pergola with wisteria and a summer house adding an element of charm.
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