Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury
Believed to date back over 200 years, this three-bedroom home is situated in the heart of Shaftesbury’s bustling town centre and boats many period features throughout, an impressive sized rear garden and the added benefit of being sold with no forward chain.
The North Dorset Saxon hilltop market town of Shaftesbury is famed for the iconic cobbled street of Gold Hill and rich history going back to the times of King Alfred. Shaftesbury is a delightful community orientated town with an attractive and bustling High Street that provides most everyday requirements including a farmers’ market, cafés, charity shops, various retail shops, veterinary practise and a cottage hospital. The local road network offers strong connections to the other main towns in the region including Gillingham, Salisbury, Sherborne, Warminster and Yeovil as well as to the South Coast. In addition the A303 links with the M3 that makes London accessible for the motorist.
There are railway stations at Gillingham (4.5 miles) and Tisbury (8 miles) with mainline services to London (Waterloo) and the West Country. Families are drawn to this area by the quality of life and excellent choice of state and independent schools including Port Regis, Clayesmore, Sandroyd and Bryanston amongst many others. Shaftesbury also offers several ways to explore the stunning countryside and traditionally English villages of the Blackmore Vale, Cranborne Chase and Wiltshire Downs with their miles of peaceful public footpaths and bridleways.
Believed to date back over 200 years, this three-bedroom home is situated in the heart of Shaftesbury’s bustling town centre and boasts many period features throughout, an impressive sized rear garden and the added benefit of being sold with no forward chain. Highlights of the accommodation include the main sitting room complete with an attractive exposed brick log burner whilst opposite is a second reception room, ideal as a family room or formal dining room if required. The kitchen breakfast room spans the width of the property and features impressive vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and a further brickwork fireplace with burner. The recently renewed gas boiler also features within the kitchen space alongside an array of free-standing appliance spaces and ample worksurface and storage cupboards. Located on the first floor are two generous double bedrooms, again enjoying the benefits of high ceilings, feature fireplaces and plentiful natural light throughout. A modern shower over bath services the rooms whilst a further stairway leads to the second floor. Here, the third bedroom is complimented via an additional loft room with stunning views across the rooftops, town and countryside beyond.
Posing a real benefit to the home is the fantastic sized rear garden that also takes advantage of gated rear access onto Coppice Street for complete ease of entry. Totalling 120ft in length, the garden enjoys sun throughout the day and combines lawn areas, a patio, storage shed set on a hard standing, established flower beds and an array of shrubberies. Also located in the rear garden is a brick-built store and outside WC.
All mains services are connected.
Dorset Council Tax Band C.
Strictly by appointment only via Boatwrights Estate Agents.