1 Market House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AS   01258 473030   | 2 The Centre, High Street, Gillingham SP8 4AB   01747 824547

High Street, Gillingham - £275,000 Sold Subject to Contract


Property Details

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A great chance to purchase a fabulous detached family home with four double sized bedrooms, boasting in excess of 2000 square foot (192 sq. m) of living space, presented to the market with no onward chain and enjoying a prime location in the heart of the town centre. The property dates to the turn of the 20th century, built of Gillingham brick and has been the much enjoyed home to our sellers for about thirteen years. This delightful home is now in need of general maintenance and updating and offers well proportioned, bright rooms with an easy to use layout that will go a long way to tick many potential buyers' requirements. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing throughout and gas fired central heating from a combination boiler. In addition, this lovely home retains many character features, which include Victorian style fireplaces, wonderful bay windows, original tiled floor in the reception hall, some wood panelling to the walls and exposed floorboards. The property is ideally suited to those looking for a first time doer upper and a family home where space is essential. Viewing is an absolute must to truly appreciate what this charming property has to offer the next owner.

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor

Reception Hall

Part glazed timber door located to the side of the house opens into a good sized and welcoming reception hall. Window with stain glass inset to the side elevation. Ceiling lights. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Curtained recess with hanging rail. Original tiled floor. Part glazed doors to the utility and garden room and natural panelled doors to the cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room and to the:-

Sitting Room (4.01m'' x 3.71m'' / 13'2'' x 12'2'')

Bay window to the front aspect. Ceiling light with decorative rose. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Open fireplace with marble mantel and pillars, stone slip and hearth and a brass fender. Laminate flooring. Arches to either side of the chimney breast opening to the:-

Dining Room (4.01m'' x 3.78m'' / 13'2'' x 12'5'')

Bay window with seat under to the front of the property. Ceiling light with decorative rose. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Built in display cupboard to the old chimney. Fitted cupboard with storage under and arch with shelves. Laminate flooring.

Garden Room (4.29m'' x 4.14m'' / 14'1'' x 13'7'')

Double doors with full height windows to either side and one set opening to the rear and the other to the side. Tongue and groove ceiling with ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Wood flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (5.64m'' x 3.66m / 18'6'' x 12')

Frosted glazed door to the rear garden. Window with tiled sill overlooking the seating area and the rear garden. High level window to the side elevation. Part lantern style roof and part tongue and groove ceiling with ceiling light. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power points. Part wood panelled walls. Fitted with a range of wood fronted kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers, open shelves with baskets and eye level cupboards and cabinets. Wall mounted display/plate rack with storage cupboard under (old fireplace). Built in storage cupboard with shelves over. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Space for a fridge/freezer. Range style gas cooker with eight burners and choice of ovens. Vinyl flooring.

Utility

Part glazed door opening to the side. Ceiling light. Wall mounted gas fired combination boiler. Eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Radiator. Power points. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and for a tumble dryer. Space for a chest or upright freezer. Ceramic tiled floor.

Cloakroom

Ceiling light. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Recess with built in cupboard. Part exposed floorboards.

First Floor

Landing

Stairs rise to a half landing with window having a stain glass inset and tilts open to the inside or opens out as a door to the side elevation and continues to a part galleried landing. Ceiling light. High level cupboard with the electrics. Traditional style radiator. Power and telephone points. Exposed floorboards. Deep storage cupboard. Exposed floorboards. Door to staircase rising to the second floor and natural wood panelled doors to all rooms.

Bedroom One (4.04m'' x 3.68m'' / 13'3'' x 12'1'')

Window to the front of the property. Recessed ceiling lights. Coved. Wall shelves. Radiator. Power points. Built in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Victorian style fireplace with black grate and tiled hearth.

Bedroom Two (4.01m'' x 3.68m'' / 13'2'' x 12'1'')

Window to the front aspect. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Victorian style fireplace with black grate and tiled hearth. Exposed floorboards.

Bedroom Three (3.61m'' x 3.68m'' / 11'10'' x 12'1'')

Window with view over the rear garden and hill views in the distance. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Open wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Exposed floorboards.

Bathroom

Large bathroom with frosted glazed window to the rear elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Fitted with a suite consisting of low level WC, bidet, wash hand basin, tiled shower cubicle and an original Victorian cast iron bath with claw feet and freestanding mixer tap. Shaver socket. Part tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.

Shower Room

Frosted glazed window with tiled sill to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.

Second Floor

Bedroom Four (3.96mx 3.96m / 13'x 13')

Maximum measurements. Staircase rises and curves up to the bedroom with window to the side. Ceiling light. Radiator. Wall mounted electrical consumer unit. Power points. Exposed floorboards.

Outside

Garden

The property is approached from the pavement via double wrought iron gates onto a gravelled area, which is ideal for bins and bicycles, steps rise to a paved path that leads a long the front of the house to the side where the main door is situated. The path continues to a gate, which opens to the rear garden. Here there is a seating area with steps rising to the main body of the garden. This is laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders and stepping stone path runs down the centre to the bottom of the garden where there is a large timber shed with power. The garden is of a good size and enjoys a sunny and private aspect.
There is plenty of parking in the nearby carpark.

Directions

From the Gillingham Office

Leave the Gillingham office and follow the road down the High Street. The property is on the right hand side - immediately after the pharmacy.