SUPERB 4 BEDROOM 3 BATHROOM DETACHED HOUSE WITH DOUBLE GARAGE, BEAUTIFUL GARDENS, HOT TUB, SUMMERHOUSE CLOSE TO TOWN & BEACH
Swanage is well known for being a family orientated seaside town, with the sandy beaches of Swanage Bay, Studland Bay and Shell Bay within a short walk or drive. The town has a diversity of shops, restaurants, cafes, public houses and attractions such as the Historic Swanage Steam Railway, The World Heritage Jurassic Coast and South West Coastal Path as well as all local amenities and schools.
Northbrook Cottage, situated to the north west of the town has a semi-rural feel whilst remaining conveniently close to all facilities. This beautifully presented property has been stylishly and tastefully extended, providing very comfortable 4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom accommodation, with versatility and further potential.
The Front door brings you into an enclosed Porch which leads into the Entrance Hall with open stairs to the first floor. To the right is a triple aspect Sitting Room, a light and airy room with two bay windows and half glazed double doors which open into the Dining Room and Conservatory, but closing these doors makes a cosy carpeted room with an open fire. The spacious Dining Room has patio doors to the garden, wooden & laminate flooring and adequately seats 8 people, with the open plan extension to the Conservatory, also with patio doors to garden, making a very light area useable all year round with the comfort of underfloor heating. A stylish Kitchen/Breakfast Room leads off the Dining Room, beautifully laid out with wooden floor and wall units, shaped granite worktops and drainer, 2 integral Neff electric fan ovens with hide & slide doors, 5 burner gas hob with extractor canopy, double inset sink, Bosch integral dishwasher and tiled floor. The Kitchen flows nicely to the Utility Room with matching wooden units and granite worktops, tiled floor, Belfast sink, heated towel rail and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier.
A door from the Utility opens into a Hallway with laminate flooring, from which 2 ground floor bedrooms and a shower room are accessed and containing the internal door to the garage and external door to rear garden. Bedroom 2, a large west facing double room has plenty of natural light and double built in wardrobe. Bedroom 3, is another double room with south facing window and built in wardrobe. Between the two bedrooms is a stylish, modern Shower Room with large walk in shower, wash basin with vanity unit and low flush w.c.
Stairs from the Entrance Hall lead to the First Floor. The Master Bedroom is an airy room with views towards North Hill and Ballard Down, a quadruple built in wardrobe offers extensive storage. A Shower Room accessed from the landing/bedroom with part tiled walls, comprises of a large walk in shower, wash basin with vanity unit, w.c. and heated towel rail, perfectly servicing the Master Bedroom. At the other end of the Landing is Bedroom 4, a double/twin room, south facing with built in wardrobe. The Family Bathroom comprising of wash basin with vanity unit, w.c. heated towel rail and bath with hand held shower adjoins Bedroom 4 and although accessed from the Landing, perfectly services this room. Also located on the Landing is the Airing Cupboard and access to eaves storarge.
Outside – Double wooden panelled gates open to a gravel driveway with plenty of parking and access to the Double Garage, with the remaining front garden laid to lawn with established shrubs and trees, enclosed by a hedge which surrounds three sides of the garden, with a high wooden fence on the fourth side. The rear garden is beautifully tended with lawn, shrubs, and tropical planting enhancing the outside living space. A large paved terrace adjoins the house and is accessed by the dining room patio doors and back door, with plenty of space for outside seating and dining. An enclosed Hot Tub is located to the edge of the patio which with opening sides and fixed roof catches the sun for most of the day and evening. A path leads past a greenhouse to garden sheds and a south facing Summer House with paved terrace, enjoying views over the garden and a relaxing place to sit or use as an outside office or hobby room. The versatility of the garden space along with the open plan living space makes this a very flexible extensive family home.
Gas central heating throughout. Underfloor heating in Conservatory, ground floor bedrooms, hallway and shower room. Water softener fitted. Kitchen replaced in 2011. Spacious Double Garage with up and over doors, workshop space and boiler for heating system.