Long Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9
Grade II listed townhouse with garden, garaging and parking in Sherborne
The property is an attractive Grade II listed Sherborne townhouse within easy walking distance of the town and with the added benefit of garaging and parking. The property has some lovely features, typical of the architectural periods including fine open fireplaces, window shutters, wonderful cornicing and ceiling roses, including the drawing room which has a fine cornice and a frieze below. The accommodation, which is principally arranged over 3 floors together with some cellars, requires some updating and modernising comprises: entrance hall with stripped oak floorboards and an attractive oak staircase, dining room with open carved stone fireplace, study/library with open fireplace, utility/cloakroom, WC. Kitchen/breakfast room with flagstone floor and 4 oven gas-fired AGA, glazed door onto rear terrace. Superb first floor drawing room with twin bay windows overlooking the garden and beyond to both Sherborne old and new castles. The first floor provides the master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite bathroom together with a principal guest bedroom suite. The second floor has a half landing with access to a linen store and tank room, bedroom 3, family bathroom and separate WC. Principal second floor landing accesses two further double bedrooms. The twin garages doors open onto private parking for 2–3 cars outside. The garden lies at the rear of the property and is a real feature. There is a stone paved terrace alongside the rear elevation interspersed with plants and shrubs together with a central circular box hedged border. This area is well suited to entertaining and alfresco dining and is private.