Detached bungalow situated on an exclusive Private Estate on the northern outskirts of Swanage some 500 metres from the beach via Sheps Hollow and open country. Originally constructed around 1917 of timber it offers particularly spacious accommodation with glimpses of the sea and is also suitable for redevelopment, subject to planning approval. Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, 3 Bedrooms, Shower Room, Cloakroom, Garden, Garage & Parking for 2 Vehicles. Ref: BAL1436
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This is an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a property on the exclusive private Ballard Estate on the northern outskirts of Swanage, considered by many to be one of the premier residential areas of Swanage. The beach is within 500 metres via Sheps Hollow and there is easy access to open country, Ballard Down and spectacular Jurassic Coast Heritage cliff top walks to Studland.
The generously proportioned accommodation has been well planned enhancing the natural light, whilst ensuring an easy flow from room to room. The good sized garden is a particular feature of the property. There are sea glimpses and the garden has a large paved area, lawns and a mix of mature of shrubs and trees. It is in need of updating and is eminently suitable for re-development, subject to planning approval. All mains services connected.
Of historic note, the bungalow is of original construction and is dated back to 1917. The Ballard Estate was created as a barracks for Canadian troops before they embarked to fight in Flanders during the First World War. Most of the original properties have now been redeveloped; this is one of the very few remaining, which has several original features.
The entrance hall welcomes you to this spacious family home. Leading off, there is a generous sized living room which spans the full width of the property and enjoys sea glimpses, triple aspects, beamed ceiling. The South facing dining room also has a beamed ceiling. The kitchen is West facing and has been fitted with a range of light units, contrasting worktops and has a door leading to the garden. To the side, there is a utility room with built-in storage cupboard.
There are three bedrooms; the master is a particularly spacious double with twin windows. Bedroom two is also a double bedroom with twin windows and views of Ballard Down, whilst bedroom three is a good sized twin room. The shower room and a cloakroom completes the accommodation.
Living Room 6.14m x 3.65m (20’2" x 12′) Dining Room 4.82m x 3.44m (15’10" x 11’3") Kitchen 4m x 2.96m (13’1" x 9’9") Utility Room 2.96m x 2.04m (9’8" x 6’9")
Bedroom 1 4.47m x 3.52m (14’8" x 11’7") Bedroom 2 3.9m x 3.54m (12’10" x 11’7") Bedroom 3 3m x 2.56m (9’10" x 8’5") Shower Room 2.92m x 1.49m (9’7" x 4’11") Cloakroom
Total Floor Area Approx. 113sqm (1,216 sq ft)
Outside, the good sized South facing garden is mostly lawned with a paved patio area, well stocked flower and shrub beds, ornamental trees and is bound by a mix of fencing and mature hedging. There is also a detached single garage and off-road parking for 2 vehicles in tandem.
SERVICES All mains services connected.
COUNCIL TAX Band D – £2,270 for 2021/2022.
VIEWINGS Must be accompanied and these are strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents, Corbens, 01929 422284. The post code for SATNAV is BH19 1QZ.
Property Ref BAL1436
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