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Back Street, East Stour, Gillingham - £275,000 For Sale


Property Details

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A striking detached stone cottage offering spacious and flexible accommodation with three/four generously sized bedrooms, presented to the market with the advantage of no onward chain and enjoying a good position within the village, close to the hall, which hosts a variety of events and the 'Crown' Inn with accommodation and serving food. Not far away is the popular Udder farm shop with restaurant and Gillingham with its mainline train station, is about three miles away. We believe that the cottage dates to the mid 1800s and retains character features, such as, picture rails, exposed floorboards and fireplaces. The property also benefits from economy 7 electric heating and uPVC double glazing. The cottage offers a bright interior with an easy and flowing layout that will suit many potential buyers and flexible room usage. Outside, there is a blank canvas to landscape the garden to one's own taste. A viewing is vital to truly appreciate this delightful home as well as its surroundings.

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

uPVC double glazed front door with Georgian style bar inlay opens into the hall. Ceiling light. High level cupboard housing the electrics. Stairs rising to the first floor. White panelled door to the reception room/bedroom four and to the:-

Sitting Room (3.58m'' x 4.37m'' / 11'9'' x 14'4'')

Measurement excludes entrance - Enjoying a double aspect with window to the front aspect and window with deep sill to the rear. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Economy 7 electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Open fireplace with timber surround, brick slip, hearth and fender. Exposed floorboards. White panelled doors to the cloakroom and to the:-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (0.38m'' x 3.63m'' / 1'3'' x 11'11'')

Maximum measurements - Enjoying a double aspect with window to the side and double doors opening out to the rear garden and paved sun terrace. Recessed ceiling lights. Power points. Fitted with a range of soft closing kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit, tray space and eye level cupboards. Good amount of solid wood work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Built in double electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Laminate flooring.

Reception Room/Bedroom Four (3.61m'' x 3.66m / 11'10'' x 12')

Maximum measurements - Window with deep sill and outlook to the front. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Economy 7 electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Fireplace with timber surround and brick slip, heath and fender.

Cloakroom

Obscured glazed window with deep sill to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Economy 7 electric heater. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Pedestal wash hand basin with mono tap, tiled splash back and mirror over. Under stairs recess with coat hooks. Tiled floor.

First Floor

Landing

Stairs rise to a half landing with window with deep sill to the side aspect and return up to a galleried landing. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Economy 7 electric heater. Power point. White panelled doors to all rooms.

Bedroom One (3.28m'' x 4.47m'' / 10'9'' x 14'8'')

Boasting a double outlook with window with deep sill to the side and to the front with deep sill. Ceiling light. Economy 7 electric heater. Power, telephone and television points.

Bedroom Two (3.61m'' x 3.66m / 11'10'' x 12')

Window with deep sill to the front and enjoying partial rural views in the distance. Ceiling light. Economy 7 electric heater. Power and telephone points. Victorian fireplace with back iron grate, tiled hearth and timber fender.

Bedroom Three (3.81m'' x 2.03m'' / 12'6'' x 6'8'')

High level window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Power points.

Bathroom

Sun tunnel. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Suite consisting of low level WC with economy flush facility, bath with electric shower over and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and mirror over. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Heated towel rail. Part tiled walls. Wood effect vinyl flooring.

Outside

Parking and Garden

The property is approached from the road onto a the drive which leads to the front of the property where there is gravelled parking for two cars. There is a gravelled path from the front that runs along the side of the house where there is an outside water tap and leads into the rear garden. Immediately to the back of the house there is a paved sun terrace with stone wall and bed planted with a range of flowers and steps rise to the main body of the garden, which is currently laid to gravel ready to landscape to one's own choice. The garden enjoys a sunny aspect and will have a good degree of privacy. Part of the rear garden could also be used as parking.

Directions

From the Gillingham Office

Leave Gillingham via Newbury turning right at the lights heading towards Sturminster Newton. Go passed the 'Crown' Inn on your right and round the bend. The property will be found a short distance on the left hand side.