Location: The village of Bourton is situated on the Dorset/Somerset/Wiltshire border with the lovely countryside of the Blackmore Vale, West Wiltshire Downs and South Somerset all close at hand as well as woodland walks nearby at Penselwood and the famous National Trust gardens at Stourhead. Bourton has good everyday facilities including a garage with post office/shop, pub, church and Ofsted rated Outstanding primary school whilst on the edge of the village is the Silton surgery and pharmacy. More comprehensive shopping, leisure and health amenities are available at Wincanton, Shaftesbury and Gillingham, the latter also having a mainline railway station with direct services to London (Waterloo) and the West Country. With its proximity to the A303, Bourton offers convenient road access to London, the motorway network, Salisbury, Sherborne, Bath and Yeovil. There are a number of well regarded schools in the area in both the private and state sectors as well as a variety of rural pursuits including walking, riding, cycling and golf with racing at Wincanton, Bath and Salisbury.
An oak front door opens to the porch with exposed timbers, double glazed windows to side aspect and fully double glazed door to:
Dining room: 13’7” x 12’6” A characterful room with exposed ceiling timbers, feature fireplace with beamed mantle and wood burning stove, double glazed windows to front and rear aspects, two radiators and wall light points.
Sitting room: 14’7” x 12’9” A light and airy room with double glazed French doors opening onto the garden. Radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.
Kitchen: 12’5” x 9’10” A delightful country kitchen with modern fittings featuring a twin oven oil fired Aga which was professionally rebuilt in 2017. Inset ceramic sink with cupboard below, further range of wall, drawer and base units topped with complimentary working surfaces, tall unit with built-in electric oven, inset ceramic hob, integrated dishwasher, radiator, exposed ceiling timbers, understairs cupboard and doorway to:
Rear hallway/utility room: Oil fired boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine, working surfaces, double glazed door to garden and stairs to first floor.
Shower room: A modern stylish suite with large shower cubicle, low level WC, semi recess wash basin with cupboard below, fully tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail, velux window and extractor.
From the rear hallway stairs to first floor.First floor
landing: Hatch to loft, double glazed window to rear aspect and door to inner landing.
Bedroom 1: 12’10” x 12’5” (to front of wardrobe) A light and airy room with dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side aspects, built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, hatch to loft, radiator and a pleasant outlook over the garden.
Bedroom 2: 11’6” (to front of wardrobes) x 7’8” Radiator, wall to wall fitted wardrobes and shelving, radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.
Bedroom 3: 10’3” (to front of wardrobe) x 7’4” Built-in fitted wardrobe with cupboard attached, radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.
Bathroom: A stylish modern suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, low level WC, vanity wash basin unit, heated towel rail, double glazed window to rear aspect, timber effect floor tiles, extractor and airing cupboard housing hot water tank and shelving.Outside
A tarmac driveway leads to the parking area with space for several cars. Raised beds bound this area with a small lawn to one side. Paved steps lead to the front door, with a pathway continuing along the front of the property through a pedestrian gate, to the garden. The charming garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature flowerbeds and gravelled terrace area, ideal for al fresco dining with a sun awning from the patio doors. The detached summer house offers great potential for office/studio/games room. To the rear of the property a further gravelled area with banked border and large log store. New oil tank.
Mains water, electricity, drainage, oil fired central heating and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.
Council tax band: D
viewing: Strictly by appointment through the agents.