Sherborne, Dorset

£295,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A Beautifully Presented And Much Extended House With Stunning Gardens, On The Edge Of Sherborne, With Views To Open Country And The Old Castle.

LOCATION

The Abbey town of Sherborne 1/2 mile which is only 10 miles south of the A303 trunk road which links to the M3 and London within about 2 hours drive. Mainline trains: Sherborne to London Waterloo 130mins. International Airport: Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol all within 1 1/4 hours

SITUATION

Situated less than 1/2 mile from Sherborne town centre, with delightful gardens and views to the Old Castle, 25 Castle Road offers a convenient yet accessible family home. Dominated by its ancient Abbey and school Sherborne is one of the most attractive towns in Dorset. Numerous musical and cultural events throughout the year, coupled with a superb range of independent shops and boutiques, make the town a vibrant yet traditional place to live.

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

Plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside. Racing is at Wincanton. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance. Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the World Heritage Designated Jurassic Coast (location of the 2012 Olympics). For further tourism and leisure information see www.visit-dorset.com

EDUCATION

Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the area including Sherborne Boys, Girls and Prep, St Anthony's Leweston, St Marys Shaftesbury, Bryanston, Millfield and Milton Abbey. Independent schools details www.isc.co.uk. The Gryphon secondary school in Sherborne is highly regarded. State schools information www.dorsetforyou.com

THE PROPERTY

A modern three bedroom bungalow situated in a popular residential area of similar properties, 25 Castle Road offers delightful views towards open countryside and the ruins of Sherborne's Old Castle. The accommodation has been much extended by the current owner and comprises of a light and airy living room with views to the secluded garden, modern fitted kitchen and a master bedroom with adjoining bathroom. Outside is a detached double garage and driveway parking with immaculate and private gardens to the rear. The property has been recently decorated and is beautifully and tastefully presented.

ACCOMMODATION

The house comprises approx.138.14 m2 (1486.9ft2)[GEA] consisting of:- Entrance Hall Living Room Good sized family Kitchen/Breakfast Room Hall Utility Room Master Bedroom with adjoining Bathroom 2 Further Bedrooms Family Bathroom Room

GARDENS

*Tarmac drive to parking area and double garage/ workshop at side of the house * Behind the house is a beautiful private and tranquil garden with wooden decking, large patio area, lawn and beds all within a wooden panel fence, with views to open countryside.

AGENTS

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof. Please note Lot division may be changed.

SOLICITORS

Messrs. Maclachlans, 2 Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8EJ. Attention of Tom Gawler Esq. Tel. 01747 440 448

LOCAL AUTHORITY

West Dorset District Council, 58 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset Tel: 01305 251010 Dorset County Council, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset Tel: 01305 251000

COUNCIL TAX

Band 'D' (£1,680)

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Broadband and telephone. Gas fired central heating.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale

TENURE

The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on completion.

DIRECTIONS

Leaving Sherborne heading east on the Oborne Road (B3145) take the first left onto Castle Road and follow it up the hill and the property will be found on your right side.

POSTCODE

DT9 3RW

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01935 815391. Please contact James Law or Cantie Speid-Soote for further details or email sherborne@foxgrant.com

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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