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A rarely available, detached period residence in a pretty lane in the centre of the much sought-after historic town of Shaftesbury. This elegant home is presented in excellent order throughout, with spacious accommodation enjoying an abundance of light. There is a lovely, private garden, with a large 24' x 12' workshop complete with electricity and further dry storage. There is also off-road parking and potential for a garage.
The size and character of this delightful home is immediately apparent. The ground floor comprises two attractively light and spacious reception rooms - a formal dining room, and a separate drawing room with an antique fireplace. The kitchen is comprehensively appointed, opening into a breakfast room, with views over the rear garden. In addition, there is a cloakroom and a study. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, two of which are excellent doubles and have built-in storage, the third twin-bed bedroom is also used as a hobbies room. These bedrooms are serviced by a generous family bathroom with shower. On the second floor there is a superb fourth bedroom, with ample built-in storage, and with its own sitting room - a perfect guest or master suite.
The grounds have been recessed to create off road parking, which could be further extended. There is a wrought-iron pedestrian gate, providing access to the home and the garden. The pretty, courtyard garden to the rear of the house, has been beautifully landscaped with a wonderful degree of privacy. There is a paved patio, surrounded by abundant, established flower borders, a decorative pond and a variety of attractive plants including an apple tree, lilacs and clematis. It is an idyllic oasis, perfect for outdoor entertaining and dining. The large, light workshop is equipped with its own new system of power and light, and has a fully-floored, dry attic.
The property has been extensively upgraded in 2014. A full list of works can be obtained from our vendor.
The delightful hilltop town of Shaftesbury provides a wide range of everyday services and shops. There are Churches of different denominations, cafes, restaurants, a hotel, a weekly Farmers' Market, as well as high street shops there are family-run shops including a greengrocers, butchers and a general store. The Arts Centre offers exhibitions, plays, regular films and entertainments. There is also a doctors' surgery, a dentist and a cottage hospital. Local schools are excellent and within easy reach: these include St Mary's School, Clayesmore, Port Regis, Sandroyd, as well as well-regarded local state schools. Communication links in the area are very good, with the A303 just a few miles to the north. The local bus service connects with Salisbury and other villages. A mainline railway station at Gillingham (5 miles) or Tisbury (9.3 miles) serves London Waterloo (approx. 2 hours).
Well Presented & Substantial Detached Family House
Situated Within A Level Walk Of The Town Centre
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