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Towns End, Henstridge, Templecombe - £275,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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***REDUCED FROM £295,000***DOUBLE GARAGE***VILLAGE LOCATION***LARGE GARDEN AND VIEWS*** A delightful detached character cottage boasting some fabulous rural views and offering adaptable room usage. The cottage lies on the fringe of the village but within an easy walk to the facilities, which include a local shop with post office, two public houses, Indian restaurant, primary school and village hall and grounds that hosts a variety of events. The cottage dates, in parts to the 1850's and retains many character features, such as, timber beams, window seats and lovely fireplaces. Catering for modern day expectations, the cottage has uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating via radiators. The well proportioned accommodation can provide an additional bedroom or reception room, depending on needs. It is vital to visit this property to see how it would meet a host of buyers' requirements and to appreciate the size and layout both internally and externally.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Storm porch with uPVC double glazed front door opening into the entrance hall. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Radiator. Telephone point. Wall mounted electric meter cupboard. Fitted Cloaks cupboard. Laminate flooring. Opening to the kitchen/breakfast room and white panelled doors to the utility/cloakroom and to the:-

Dining Room (3.53m'' x 4.78m'' / 11'7'' x 15'8'')

Maximum measurements. Two windows to front aspect with window seats below. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Oil boiler and central heating thermostat. Exposed beams. Fireplace with wood mantel, slate hearth and log burner in situ. Built in display shelves. White panelled door to the:-

Sitting Room (3.45m'' x 5.38m'' / 11'4'' x 17'8'')

maximum. Two windows to the front, one with window seat below. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Two radiators. Power and television points. Exposed beams. Open fireplace with wood mantel and slate hearth, log store to one side. Vinyl flooring. Sliding door to staircase. Upvc double glazed door to the:-

Bedroom Four/Study (2.64m'' x 2.62m'' / 8'8'' x 8'7'')

Window overlooking the garden and door opening to side elevation. Ceilingl light. Access to loft space. Radiator. Power points. Vinyl flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (5.44m'' x 2.11m'' / 17'10'' x 6'11'')

approximately. Triple aspect with windows to front, obscure to side and to the rear overlooking the garden, plus door to the side. A range of kitchen units comprising of floor cupboards with drawers and open ended display shelves, separate drawer unit, eye level cupboards with open ended display shelves and dresser style unit. Ample work surfaces. Stainless steel sink with swan neck mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Space for slot in electric cooker. Space for fridge/freezer. Ceiling lights. Part tiled walls. Ample power points. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.


Obscure glazed window to the rear. Ceiling light. Eye level and floor cupboard. Work surface. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with mono tap. Part wood panelled/part tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.

First Floor


Window to rear at the bottom of the staircase. Window on the landing to the front with field views. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Buit in store cupboard and shelving. Exposed rafter.

Master Bedroom (3.53m'' x 3.71m'' / 11'7'' x 12'2'')

plus recess to side of chimney breast. Double aspect with window to side aspect and two windows to the front with field views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves. Exposed rafter. Chimney breast with display shelves.

Bedroom Two (3.48m'' x 2.87m'' / 11'5'' x 9'5'')

plus doorway. Dual aspect windows to the front and rear both with views. Ceiling light. Loft access. Radiator. Power points and television/skytv connection. Built in cupboard with hanging rail, light and shelves. Sliding door to the:-

En-Suite Bathroom

Suite comprising of bath with tiled surround and electric shower over, low level Wc with dual flush facility and vanity corner wash hand basin with mono tap and tiled splash back. Wall mounted mirrored cupboard with lights. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom Three (2.62m'' x 2.51m'' / 8'7'' x 8'3'')

Window to the rear with view over the garden and countryside beyond. Ceiling light. Power points. Built in cupboard with shelves. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Display niche with mirror. Exposed rafter.

Shower Room

Obscure glazed window to rear elevation. Suite comprising of vanity wash hand basin with mono tap and mirror with lights above, walk in shower and low level WC with dual flush facility. Ceiling light. Access to loft space. Radiator. Part tiled walls.


Double Garage and Parking (5.87m'' x 5.61m'' / 19'3'' x 18'5'')

Approximate measurements. Double garage with electric remote controlled roll up door. Window to the garden and personal door to the garden. Further parking for two cars in front on the drive. Potential to create additional accommodation, subject to the necessary permissions.


The rear garden is accessed from the drive via a wrought iron gate. The first part of the garden is partially laid to lawn and patio with paths bordered by cottage garden flowers and shrubs and enclosed by wall. There is also the oil tank, store shed and outside tap. A further part of the garden is through another wrought iron gate and is partly laid to lawn with a summer house and seating area to the side plus a greenhouse. The garden is enclosed in part by mature hedging and walling and offers a high degree of privacy.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street. At the traffic lights go over the bridge and turn right onto the A357. Continue on this road for about 5 miles and turn left for Stalbridge. Go through the town. The next village is Henstridge. The cottage is on the right hand side on the traffic calming system.