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This deceptive home presents an exciting opportunity to purchase a substantial attached family home occupying an enviable position within walking distance of Shaftesbury town centre. 28 Bimport is believed be a former prep school and boasts a wealth of character, including cast iron Victorian style radiators, with numerous light and airy rooms traditionally arranged to create a welcoming versatile family home.
The accommodation is presented to a high standard throughout and has been subject to a recent comprehensive schedule of improvements by the current owners. The spacious and flexible accommodation is arranged over three floors with the ground floor consisting of a large sitting room with a feature open fireplace and door leading to the garden and rear terrace. In addition the separate generous dining room has French doors that lead out to the rear terrace and garden also, providing the perfect setting for al-fresco dining and entertaining whilst enjoying views over the garden. Completing the ground floor is a welcoming entrance hall, modern kitchen and cloakroom. There are two sizeable double bedrooms, one that is currently used as a spacious home office, on the first floor with the master bedroom being serviced by an en-suite bathroom along with a well appointed family bathroom. The remaining three bedrooms are found on the second floor serviced by a spacious bathroom. The roof is then accessed by a flight of stairs. This superb space offers stunning panoramic views across Shaftesbury and the Blackmore Vale beyond.
Numerous improvements include solar panel system and solar powered heater and insulation and re-rendering to side and rear of the home and a new insulated roof. In all the home is now exceptionally economical.
We thoroughly recommend viewing this charming family home to fully appreciate the scope and versatility of the accommodation available. There is still ample scope for further extension and development subject to relevant permissions.
The property is idyllically situated in the popular Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury and is within easy walking distance to all local amenities. Shaftesbury provides 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 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 gardens are of a particular feature and lie to the rear of the property. There is a paved terrace adjacent to the house along with pretty well stocked flower beds creating an ideal vantage point to enjoy the garden. Following on is the glorious landscaped lawn planted with beautiful herbaceous flora and mature hedges and trees providing privacy and seclusion, there is also a fully functioning vegetable area. There is an array of useful outbuildings including a workshop with power and light, a potting shed and open fronted log store. There is a gated side access that also provides a discreet storage area for dustbins.
- An adjacent brick built garage/store is available by separate negotiation.
- Running costs of the house are low with heating and lighting costing less than £4 a week. The current owners earn £1,700 from the solar panels and spend less than £1,500 per annum on gas and electricity.
Master bedroom with en-suite
Enclosed Southerly garden
Large sitting room
Idyllic Shaftesbury location
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