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Abbots Way, Sherborne - £300,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A well presented and extremely well maintained detached family home with three good sized bedrooms, enjoying a pleasant outlook over open space to countryside in the distance and located in a quiet and popular residential area of the historic town of Sherborne. The property was built in 1989 and has been the very much loved and enjoyed home to our seller for the last thirty years. During this time the property has been exceptionally well maintained and updated benefiting from uPVC double glazing, gas fired central heating with a boiler that was replaced in 2020 along with some new radiators, the kitchen and bathrooms have also been renewed over the years and many of the power points also have USB connections. In keeping up to date with requirements the property has an electric charging point for a car to the front and the rear garden has been transformed into a beautiful and pleasing outdoor space with 13 amp electrics for additional lighting and so forth. The property has scope to extend, if required and has planning granted - WD/D/20/002719 -for an extension to the front. This wonderful home will certainly satisfy many potential buyers needs and must be viewed to appreciate what it has to offer as well as the location, which is a short walk to local shops and about 15 minutes walk to the town. An early viewing is highly advisable to avoid missing the opportunity to own this lovely home.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

uPVC front door with arched inset glass pane opens into the entrance hall. Ceiling light. Coat hooks. Electrical consumer unit. Upright radiator. Power and telephone points. Laminate flooring. Stairs rising to the first floor and door to the:-

Sitting Room (4.39m' x 3.58m / 14'4"' x 11'8")

Maximum measurements - Window overlooking the front garden and enjoying partial rural views in the distance. Ceiling lights. Radiator. Power and television points. Laminate flooring. Door to the:-

Kitchen/Dining Room (2.97m'' x 4.52m'' / 9'9'' x 14'10'')

Dining Area - Double doors opening out to the rear garden and door to the garage. Ceiling light. Radiator. Central heating thermostat. Power points. door to the under stairs storage cupboard. Laminate flooring.
Kitchen Area - Window with tiled sill with outlook over the rear garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Central heating programmer. Power points. Fitted with a modern range of wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards and cabinets with counter lighting under. Generous amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Built in electric double oven and gas hob with extractor hood over. Space for a fridge/freezer. Laminate flooring.

First Floor


Stairs rise up to a galleried landing with window to the side aspect. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the insulated loft space with pull down ladder, light and part boarded. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Power point.

Bedroom One (2.62m'' x 4.55m'' / 8'7'' x 14'11'')

Maximum measurements - Two windows to the front with partial summertime view and in the winter of Dancing Hill. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Deep over stairs cupboard fitted with hanging rail and shelves.

Bedroom Two (2.72m'' x 2.11m'' / 8'11'' x 6'11'')

Measurement excludes the doorway. Window with view over the rear garden and open space beyond. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Three (1.96m'' x 2.36m'' / 6'5'' x 7'9'')

Window overlooking the rear garden and open space behind. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.


Obscured glazed window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Chrome heated towel rail. Shaver socket. Fitted with a modern suite consisting of low level WC with dual flush facility, pedestal wash hand basin and 'P' shaped bath with mixer tap and electric shower over. Tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.


Garage and Parking (5.18m x 2.59m'' / 17' x 8'6'')

The property is approached from the road on a drive, which leads up to the garage and has space to park two cars side by side, in front of the garage. The larger than average garage has an up and over door, light and power plus rafter storage. The gas fired central heating boiler is located to the back of the garage with plumbing for a utility area. There is also a door opening out to the rear garden.


The front garden is laid to lawn. A gate to the side of the house leads to the rear garden. This has been beautifully landscaped to provide a low maintenance and aesthetically pleasing outside space. There is a paved seating area to the back of the house, pond with water feature and a lawn. Steps rise to a further seating area, which is laid to wood effect tiling. In addition, there are beds planted with a variety of shrubs and flowers. There is also light and power to the garden, which boasts a good degree of privacy and a sunny aspect.


Leave Henstridge on the A30 heading toward Yeovil. At Sherborne - go straight over the roundabout onto Coldharbour. Continue forward through two sets of traffic lights and at the lights after the garage, turn left onto Horsecastles. Take the second turning right into Ridgeway. Take the 6th turning right into Abbots Way where the property will be found on the left hand side. Postcode DT9 6DU