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Shephards Close, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum - £525,000 Sold Subject to Contract


Property Details

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A rare chance to purchase a detached family home with three double sized bedrooms presented to the market with no onward chain and offering traditional style accommodation. The property forms one of just three similar properties that enjoys a quiet cul de sac position that is within a short walk to the centre of this highly sought after Dorset village. This is the first time that the property has been brought to the market since new, which was towards the end of 1990. During this time the property has been well maintained and a very much loved and enjoyed home of the selling family. This well proportioned home provides adaptable room usage, benefiting from plenty of natural light and an easy to use layout that will certainly meet the approval of many potential buyers. This lovely property offers comfortable accommodation with the choice to mark to one's taste in due course and benefits from double glazing and gas fired central heating. A viewing is an absolute must, to really appreciate what this delightful property has to offer as well as its location in the village. Child Okeford has an active community with various sports clubs, social activities and a post office/stores, primary school, doctors surgery, two public houses and garden centre with an organic farm shop, art gallery and cafe.

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor

Reception Hall

Part glazed timber front door to the side of the property with matching window opens into a bright, spacious and welcoming reception hall opening to the galleried landing. Skylight. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Part coved. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Stairs rising to the first floor and white panelled doors to all rooms.

Sitting Room (4.57m x 4.85m'' / 15' x 15'11'')

Enjoying a dual aspect with window to the side and to the front overlooking the garden and views in the distance. Ceiling light. Coved. Two radiators. Power and television points. Feature fireplace with timber mantel, brick slip and stone hearth plus coal effect gas fire.

Dining Room (3.94m'' x 4.04m'' / 12'11'' x 13'3'')

Sliding door opening to the rear paved patio. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Dining hatch to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (4.06m'' x 3.45m'' / 13'4'' x 11'4'')

Window with tiled sill to the front of the property. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Wall shelves. Power points. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers, separate drawer unit with deep pan drawer and eye level cupboards with open shelves and counter lighting under. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space for an under counter fridge. Space and plumbing for a slimline dishwasher. Gas hob with extractor hood above. Built in double electric eye level oven with storage cupboards above and below. Vinyl flooring. Door to the:-

Utility

Door to the side of the property and window with tiled sill overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Coved. Wall mounted electrical consumer unit. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler and programmer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Work surface with inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and floor cupboard under. Radiator. Power points. Vinyl flooring,

Bedroom One (3.89m'' x 4.06m'' / 12'9'' x 13'4'')

Window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Double wardrobe and dressing table with drawers included. Arch to the:-
Dressing Area - Ceiling light. Coved. Fitted double wardrobe with sliding mirror fronted doors, hanging rail and shelf. Door to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the rear elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Part tiled walls. Radiator. Fitted with a large tiled shower cubicle with folding door, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror fronted bathroom cabinet, shaver light/point over plus a low level WC with dual flush facility. Mosaic style vinyl flooring.

Cloakroom

Obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Coat hooks. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with mono tap. Part tiled walls. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.

First Floor

Landing

Stairs rise up from the reception hall to a galleried landing with skylight. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power point. Walk in large airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, fitted with light and slatted shelves. White panelled doors to all rooms.

Bedroom Two (3.38m'' x 4.06m'' / 11'1'' x 13'4'')

Window with outlook over the front garden and countryside in the distance. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Access to eaves storage.

Bedroom Three (3.38m'' x 3.48m'' / 11'1'' x 11'5'')

Window to the side of the property. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Access to eaves storage.

Bathroom

Skylight to the rear elevation. Ceiling light. Part tiled walls. Radiator. Fitted with a suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with mirror, shaver light/point above, low level WC and bath with mixer tap and shower attachment plus full height tiling to the surrounding walls. Wood effect vinyl flooring.

Outside

Garage and Drive (5.36m'' x 3.07m'' / 17'7'' x 10'1'')

The property is approached from the lane onto a long tarmacadam drive that serves the three properties in the cul de sac. There is a drive to the side of the house with space to park two to three cars plus a turning space between the two parts of the front garden. There is a good sized single garage with up and over door, light and power plus personal door to the side opening to the rear garden.

Gardens

The long front garden is laid to lawn and planted with trees and shrubs, plenty of spring time flowers and partially enclosed by a mature hedge. To the side of the property there is a timber gate opening to the rear garden. This is laid to paved patio with an outside tap and gentle step up to the lawn, which is edged by curved beds planted with a variety of trees, shrubs and flowers. There is also a timber garden shed and the garden is enclosed in part by timber fencing and mature hedgerow. To the side of the property there is a paved area - ideal for bin storage etc.

Directions

From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street. At the traffic lights proceed over the bridge and turn left heading towards Blandford. After about 5 miles and just before Shillingstone, turn left towards Child Okeford. At the village take the first turning left by the school into Haywards Lane. Shephards Close is a short distance on the right hand side.