Principal Bedroom with Dressing Room/Wardrobe Area and En Suite Shower Room, 3 Further Bedrooms, Bathroom, 2 Main Reception Rooms, Garden Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility, Cloakroom, Reception Hall, Entrance Alcove. Oil-Fired Central Heating. Sealed Unit Windows. Double Width Driveway. Integral Garage with Workshop/Storage Area. Well Stocked Front & Rear Gardens Enjoying Views over the River Meadows. In all about 0.18 Acre.
The property is an impressive detached character-style house being one of only 7 individual quality houses built in 1997 by the local developers, Louis Hamilton, with brick elevations under a slate roof. The property has been under the current ownership since 2002 and is well maintained. The spacious accommodation features many interesting design details including a full height bay window to the half landing, floor to ceiling large bay window to the sitting room and a double height/vaulted beamed garden room, again with large deep windows.
The excellent specification includes oil fired central heating, timber sealed unit windows, ornate stone fireplace with LPG wood burner style fire to the sitting room, solid wood painted kitchen with NEFF built-in appliances (twin electric ovens, LPG 6 burner hob, extractor hood and integral dishwasher) and part granite work tops, Heritage period style sanitary ware, slate style flooring to the reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cloakroom, security alarm system, built in wardrobes and solid pine panelled internal doors. The house enjoys a lovely semi rural setting with views over the mill leat, the water meadows and the countryside/woods.
There is also the benefit of integral garaging with useful workshop/storage area and very well stocked gardens.
There is a double width tarmac driveway leading to -
INTEGRAL GARAGE with WORKSHOP/STORAGE AREA. Remote control up & over door.
The front gardens are attractively laid out and well stocked with a whole range of shrubs and gravelled pathways. Side pedestrian access.
At the rear LEAN-TO VERANDAH/DRYING AREA.
The rear garden is again very well stocked with adjoining large paved terrace and good sized lawn interspersed with a wide variety of trees and shrubs. The side part of the garden adjoins a mill leat/stream.
The property enjoys a private and peaceful location in the sought-after semi-rural hamlet of Southover and adjoining Frampton Park. It is an attractive setting forming part of the Frome Valley which is set amidst chalk downlands and within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village of Frampton is only about one mile away and local facilities include a village hall, church and garage.
Maiden Newton village is within about 2 miles to the north where there is an excellent range of day to day amenities including shops, garage, school, Doctors surgery and railway station. The County town of Dorchester is also easily accessible within about 6.5 miles with main line rail services to London, Waterloo. The coastal town of Bridport and the Jurassic Coast is also only about 20 minutes drive. The A303 can be joined at Ilchester giving fast access to London, the Home Counties and the Midlands.