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Sweetmans Road, Shaftesbury - £197,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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An improved and updated surprisingly spacious three bedroom mid terraced home situated in a very popular residential area on the fringe of the town yet close to facilities. We believe that the property was built during the 1970s and has been a much loved home to our sellers for the last three and a half years. During this time the property well maintained and improved with a new kitchen units, additional loft insulation, some new flooring and redecoration plus the rear garden has been landscaped and the front garden has been laid to gravel to create two off road parking space. The property also benefits from gas fired central heating from a combination boiler and uPVC double glazing throughout. This lovely bright and roomy property would make a great first time buy or first time family home as well as meeting a whole host of other potential buyers needs. A viewing is strongly advisable to appreciate this home and its situation, which is close to the local primary school, convenience stores and takeaways and is also within walking distance of schooling for other ages and the main town centre where there is a selection of independent shops and chain stores and entertainment venues.


Ground Floor


Front door with inset glass panes opens into a useful porch/utility area with window overlooking the drive to the front. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power points. Work surface with space and plumbing under for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The floor is in the process of being tiled. Recess housing the gas fired central heating boiler, electrical consumer unit and providing shoe/coat storage. Part glazed uPVC door opens to the:-

Entrance Hall

Ceiling light with decorative rose. Smoke detector. Coved. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Laminate flooring. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under, opening to the kitchen/dining room and part glazed door to the:-

Sitting Room (3.48m'' x 4.85m'' / 11'5'' x 15'11'')

Window with view over the rear garden and double doors opening to an enclosed gravel area to the rear. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection.

Kitchen/Dining Room (4.14m'' x 2.95m'' / 13'7'' x 9'8'')

Window into the porch and with view to the drive. Ceiling lights. Power and telephone points. Fitted with a range of modern light wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit with deep pan and cutlery drawers and eye level cupboards. Generous amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space for a fridge/freezer. Space for slot in cooker with extractor hood over. Laminate flooring.

First Floor


Stairs rise up to a galleried landing. Ceiling light with decorative rose. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Power points. Recess fitted with shelves. Natural wood panelled doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom (4.06m'' x 2.95m'' / 13'4'' x 9'8'')

Maximum measurements - Window with outlook to the rear. Ceiling light with decorative rose. Coved. Wall shelves. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Laminate flooring.

Bedroom Two (3.53m'' x 2.90m'' / 11'7'' x 9'6'')

Maximum measurements - Window to the front with distant hill top views. Ceiling light with decorative rose. Radiator. Power points. Wall shelves. Laminate flooring.

Bedroom Three (2.67m'' x 2.39m'' / 8'9'' x 7'10'')

Window with outlook to the rear of the property. Ceiling light with decorative rose. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Laminate flooring.


High level window to the front elevation. Ceiling light. Chrome heated towel rail. Modern suite consisting of low level WC with economy flush facility, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror fronted bathroom cabinet over and bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Tiled walls and floor.


Parking and Garden

To the front of the property there is a gravelled area providing parking for two cars. There is also an outside water tap. To the rear of the property there is a gravelled area enclosed by a low picket fence and gate opening to the lawn, which has a stepping stone path leading to the bottom of the garden and a further gravelled area. The garden is fully enclosed by timber fencing.


From the Gillingham Office

Leave Gillingham via Newbury heading towards Shaftesbury. At the first roundabout (Ivy Cross) take the second exit heading towards Warminster. Take the second turning right into Heathfields Way which leads into Sweetmans Road. The property will be found on the right hand side just before St Lawrence Crescent.