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Mill Rise, Bourton, Gillingham - £440,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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Boasting around 2000 square feet (186 sq m) of living space is this well presented and maintained detached family home with four double sized bedrooms, enjoying countryside views and a quiet village location. The property sits in good sized grounds at the top of the cul de sac and is within walking distance of the village amenities, which include a public house, garage with convenience store and a primary school plus there is a regular bus service to Gillingham. Further facilities will be found at Wincanton, Mere and the old market town of Gillingham, which also has a mainline train station. The property was built in the 1970s - in keeping with era benefits from large windows allowing plenty of natural light to flood the interior and a spacious and easy to use layout. The property has been the much loved and enjoyed home to our sellers for the last five years, during this time it has been extremely well maintained and updated with new kitchen unit doors, replacement bathroom suites, new internal oak veneered doors and new flooring to the majority of rooms. The property has also had a new oil tank and electrical consumer unit. In addition, the property has uPVC double glazing. This splendid home must be viewed to truly appreciate how it will satisfy many buyers needs and its lovely location. An early viewing is highly recommended to avoid missing out on the chance to purchase this home.


Ground Floor

Porch and Entrance Hall

Glazed front door with matching side panel opens into a useful porch. Window to the side with rural view. Tongue and groove ceiling with light. Tiled floor. Glazed front door opens into a welcoming and good sized entrance hall. Ceiling lights. Coved. Smoke detector. Central heating thermostat. Dado rail. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Laminate flooring. Stairs rising to the first floor with recess under and large storage cupboard with coat hooks on the first tread. Oak veneered doors to the cloakroom and garage and part glazed oak veneered door to the:-

Dining Room (2.92m'' x 3.20m'' / 9'7'' x 10'6'')

Ceiling light. Coved. Dado rail. Power points. Sliding patio doors to the conservatory and opening to the kitchen and to the:-

Sitting Room (7.19m'' x 3.63m'' / 23'7'' x 11'11'')

Maximum measurements - Window overlooking the front garden and window to the side. Ceiling light. Coved. Up-lighters. Radiator. Power and television points. Fireplace with exposed brickwork and tiled hearth - potential for an open fire. Sliding door to the:-

Conservatory (3.12m'' x 5.84m'' / 10'3'' x 19'2'')

Of uPVC construction with dwarf wall, windows to the rear and sides, single door to the side and double doors to the rear. Mosaic style tiled sills. Two radiators. Power points. Tiled floor.

Kitchen (3.23m'' x 4.04m'' / 10'7'' x 13'3'')

Window with tiled sill overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling lights. Partly coved. Power points. Fitted with a range of modern kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit with cutlery and deep pan drawers and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under. Generous amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Built in eye level double electric oven with storage cupboards above and below. Tiled floor. Part glazed oak veneered door to the:-


Window with tiled sill and outlook over the rear garden. Part glazed door opening to a paved sun terrace to the back of the house. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Fitted with floor cupboards, work surface with matching upstand and part tiled walls, stainless steel sink and swan neck mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for tumble dryer and an American style fridge/freezer. Tiled floor.


Obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the front elevation. Ceiling light. Part tiled walls. Radiator. Power point.
Vanity style wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Power point. Laminate flooring.

First Floor


Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the part boarded loft space with drop down ladder and light. Coved. Dado rail. Power points. Oak veneered doors to all rooms.

Main Bedroom (4.42m'' x 3.71m'' / 14'6'' x 12'2'')

Large window overlooking the rear garden and enjoying partial rural views to the side. Ceiling light with fan. Radiator. Dado rail. Power points. Opening to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Obscured glazed window to the front elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail.
Fitted with a range of built in wardrobes with hanging rails, shelves and drawers and suite comprising:- large tiled shower cubicle with power shower, low level WC with economy flush facility and wash hand basin with mono tap. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet and storage cupboard. Tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom Two (3.25m'' x 4.34m'' / 10'8'' x 14'3'')

Large window to the front boasting some wonderful countryside views. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Painted wood effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom Three (4.06m'' x 3.28m'' / 13'4'' x 10'9'')

Window overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light with fan. Radiator. Power points. Built in open wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Painted wood effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom Four (3.05m x 2.57m'' / 10' x 8'5'')

Window with view of the rear garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Built in triple wardrobe with folding doors, hanging rail and shelf.

Family Bathroom

High level obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the front elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a contemporary suite consisting of 'Spa' bath with mixer tap, shower attachment and electric shower over, useful tiled shelf, vanity style wash hand basin and low level WC with economy flush facility. Two shaver sockets. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Recess with wall mounted mirror. Tiled floor.


Garage and Parking (5.18m x 4.37m'' / 17' x 14'4'')

The property is approached from the road onto a block paved drive with plenty of space to park at least four to five cars and leads to the garage. There are gates to both sides of the property allowing access to the rear garden. The garage has an up and over door, light and power. Housing the oil fired central heating boiler and programmer plus the electrical consumer unit. Door to the:-

Gym/Games Room (3.73m'' x 2.82m'' / 12'3'' x 9'3'')

Light and power. Access to the loft space with pull down ladder. Door to the front.


The front garden is laid to lawn. The rear garden has three seating areas - gravelled one to the side by the ornamental pond, paved to the back of the house and a raised area with views in the distance of countryside. The rest of the garden is laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders. There is a greenhouse and two sheds - one with power and water. There is also an outside tap. The garden is nicely proportioned to the property enjoying a sunny and private aspect.


From the Gillingham Office

Follow the road down the High Street until you reach the junction. Turn right and as you approach the 'co-operative roundabout', take the first exit heading towards Mere. At the next roundabout go straight over. Take a turning left - just before Milton Lodge heading to Silton. At the T junction turn left. Take the second turning right into Mill Lane, then left into Mill Rise. Bear to the left where the property will be found at the top of the cul de sac.