Westbury, Sherborne, DT9

Under Offer ££340,000 Guide

Key Features

2 Bedrooms
Parking & Garage
Rooftop Garden & Balcony
Bathroom and Wc
Period Features
Walking Distance Of Amenities
Spacious Sitting Room

About This Property

A charming two bedroom first floor apartment within a former School, offering rooftop garden with stunning Abbey views, lift service, garage and parking. 

This splendid first floor apartment was converted in the late 1990's, formerly a Catholic School House built in the late 19th Century. The building hosts plenty of character and space with the huge benefit of not being listed.  The property forms one of only 5 apartments in the building and has been well maintained and cared for by the current vendors with a serviced gas fired central heating system and modern electrics. A grand and most welcoming communal entrance hall greets you, with intercom entry system and both stairs and serviced lift providing access to the apartment on the first floor.   The proportions of the apartment are excellent, with a plentiful supply of natural light and wonderful views towards both the Sherborne Abbey and Honeycombe Woods.  The bedrooms and living accommodation are cleverly separate by the entrance hall, off of which is access to both the cloakroom and separate jack and Jill shower room.  This Art Nouveau suite comprises a generous walk in twin head shower with Mackintosh tiled surround, pedestal sink, heated towel rail and wc.  The principal bedroom has direct access to the bathroom and is of generous proportions with most appealing balcony an seating area.  The second double bedroom can also be used as a study or dining room.  Set across the hallway is the living accommodation, with a focal sitting room positioned around a feature fireplace with gas fire inset and double doors leading out onto a wonderful roof top garden, a perfect private place to relax and enjoy the wonderful town and countryside vista.  The kitchen has been tastefully designed with a 1950’s style in mind. Dual aspect sash windows provide an outlook towards Honeycombe Woods, with a plentiful supply of units and wooden worktops.  The kitchen is fitted with a SMEG oven, Belling 4 ring gas hob and extractor hood, with a host of under counter space for white goods.

St Antony’s School House, lies a short walk of the main thoroughfare of Cheap Street to the centre of the historic Abbey town of Sherborne. Within walking distance of the town’s amenities which include the Abbey, a main line station, two supermarkets, three doctors’ surgeries and a comprehensive range of shops, public houses and restaurants. Sporting, walking and riding opportunities abound within the area with golf clubs at both Sherborne and Yeovil while the region is well known for both its public and privately funded schools. Communication links are the main line station linking directly with London Waterloo while road links are along the A303 joined at Wincanton.

There is a gravelled area directly in front of the house with a private parking space allocated to the apartment. The property also benefits from a good sized single garage with up and over door. 
The rooftop garden has an attractive walled boundary and has be cleverly laid with artificial turf and waterproof membrane, ideal for easy maintenance.  The separate balcony also provides an additional; private seating area or potting garden. There are also communal gardens to the side of the apartment.

Services & Agents Note
All mains services, gas central heating.  Council tax band D.
Leasehold remainder of 999 years. Lease from June 1998. Service charge £1500 p.a. No ground rent payable.
The apartment owns 1/5 of the freehold of the building.
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3 Cheap Street Dorset Sherborne DT9 3PT

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