The Rickyard, Shaftesbury
Property SummaryAn attractive and stylishly presented detached modern house offering impressive levels of accommodation located wthin a sought after residential location.
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.
An executive and beautifully appointed modern house located within a quiet and private location at the end of a cul de sac where the properties are set around a delightful communal green which is thoughtfully designed with some tree planting, gravelled footpaths and a seating area.
Internally, the upgraded accommodation includes an entrance hall, a dual aspect sitting room with feature fire place, a stylish and simply stunning kitchen/dining room, downstairs WC, four bedrooms with en suite to the master as well as a further bathroom.
To the front of the house is a dwarf brick wall with feature shrubbery and colourful planting complete with pathway leading to the front door. At the side is gated, off road driveway parking which in turn leads to the garage which has an up and over door, power and lighting as well as an access door to the rear garden.
The westerly facing rear garden has been tastefully updated and maintained by the current owners to provide a private and peaceful outside space that can be enjoyed all year round. There is an established lawn present that is boardered with a gravel pathway and numerous raised, vibrant and pretty flower beds and colourful shrub boarders. In addition are two patios, one complete with pergola to enable a perfect space to dine alfresco and entertain.
All mains services are connected.
Dorset Council, Band D.
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