A splendid detached bungalow located in an elevated position with outstanding rural views and land of circa 2.7 acres.
The Bungalow is a spacious detached single storey property, occupying a secluded and elevated position overlooking the south Dorset countryside. In recent years the property has been beautifully modernised with little expense spared, and has double glazing and oil fired central heating with radiators. The property was built in the mid 1980's of brick elevations under a tiled roof and has a generous as well as individual configuration of rooms.
The entrance hall has attractive wood laminate flooring and a suite of shelved cupboards for clothes together with the airing cupboard which has both hanging space and shelves. There is a separate cloakroom with wash hand basin and WC. The double aspect sitting room has a "Villager" multi-fuel/wood burner set within a brick built fireplace and an archway through to the dining room which has French doors out to a paved terrace and door into kitchen. The kitchen/dining room features white high gloss wall and base units with corner carousels, a modern fired 499K Rayburn which has independently programmable heating and cooking programmes and fires the hot water and central heating. It has an induction hob, LPG gas hob (two burner), electric eye level oven. Below the electric cooker is a Miele warming drawer which can also be used as a slow cooking oven. In addition there is a microwave and the kitchen boasts granite worktops, 1 1/4 stainless steel sink and mixer tap and built in Bosch dishwasher. A sliding door from the south facing kitchen leads onto a generous terrace. In the outer part of the kitchen there are matching gloss white tall cupboards and granite topped work surface together with space and plumbing for an American style 2 door fridge/freezer. The utility room with tiled floor has single drainer stainless sink with cupboards under the work surface, and space and plumbing. There are also services for washing machine and tumble dryer. A door from the utility room leads to outside.
The master bedroom is adjacent to a filly tiled shower room with large shower cubicle WC basin and there are three further rear aspect bedrooms. The family bathroom has a modern white suite with Jacuzzi bath with waterfall tap, coloured lighting, WC, twin basins and is fully tiled.
From Melbury Road, a long driveway leads past the stable block to an extensive parking area which has parking for several vehicles. There is a recently constructed double garage with electric roller shutter doors, power and light. A staircase leads into a home office on the first floor of the property, which has 4 Velux windows, and a full size door giving loft access. The office has phone and 28Mbps internet connection. The majority of the garden is down to lawn with attractive beds and borders, as well as some mature trees. There is a timber garden shed, terraces, a pond as well as five stables and a tractor and trailer shed/workshop with power and light connected. There are also some raised vegetable beds and the plot enjoys incredible uninterrupted panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.
The bungalow is situated just outside the village of Yetminster which is equidistant from both Sherborne and Yeovil. It is a popular and sought after location set within glorious rolling Dorset countryside. The village has a shop, pub primary school and railway station, as well as easy access onto the A37 which connects Dorchester and Yeovil. The surrounding countryside has a number of attractive walks and rides, and there are water sports nearby at Sutton Bingham Reservoir.
From the centre of the village take the Melbury road, after half a mile and following a sharp right hand bend at the bottom of Tarks Hill, proceed straight across the "T" junction. Continue straight on for a further 500 yards where the entrance to the property will be found on the right hand side, through the double gates past the stables and over the cattle grid. Note - the property is not visible from the gates or the road.
Septic tank, drainage, Oil fired central heating with radiators, mains electricity.
The South facing roof houses a set of solar panels producing 4KW (£1850 per year revenue).
West Dorset District Council
South Walks House, Dorchester DT1 1UZ
Tel: 01305 251010
Council Tax Band F