Abbot & Slater
Peacemarsh, Gillingham SP8 4EU
Porch, Lobby, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen,
Utility Room, Master Bedroom with Dressing Area
and Ensuite Bathroom, 2 Further Bedrooms, Shower
Room and 2 Attic Rooms, Garage with Office/Study
over and Parking for a number of cars.
Built in 1998 this unique and charming cottage has a wealth of character
features together with extensive storage and the potential to create extra
living space subject to the necessary consents.
Located in a desirable and established residential area of the town the
cottage has a garage and off street parking for a number of cars.
Guide Price £250,000
“Nonesuch Cottage is a
very special place.
Years of hard work, love,
thought and care went
into the building of this
property and it has been
constructed to the highest
of standards. It will suit
someone who is looking
for something unique.
I have loved living here,
enjoyed the garden and
been lucky to have
friendly and helpful
About the Property
Nonesuch Cottage has Hamstone elevations under
a slate roof and was designed and constructed by
a local builder to offer comfortable, adaptable and
spacious accommodation. Attention to detail
throughout is not only reflected in the amount of
storage space within the property but also the
quality of finish. For instance the pantry has a
separate wine store off and there is recessed book
shelving on the half landing as you go up to the
first floor where the spacious airing cupboard
houses the gas fired combination boiler. There is
an impressive inglenook fireplace in the sitting
room with double doors leading off to the veranda
and garden. The kitchen with its bespoke units
and handmade Welsh dresser even has a recessed
spice rack close to the cooking area. The master
bedroom has a dressing area and well appointed
bathroom off and with two attic rooms as well as
two further bedrooms and a shower room on the
first floor there is space
for hobbies and or family
use. The garage also
provides living space
over with the loft
benefiting from central
heating and a telephone
point, possibly the perfect
place for an office/study.
Gillingham, a popular town, offers an active and
thriving community life. The town centre has a
variety of shops from a large and popular Waitrose
supermarket to the small and bijou. Other facilities
include doctors surgeries, dentists, inns and
Gillingham offers excellent road links to the
A303/M3 London and the West Country. A
mainline station close to the town centre allows
ease of access to London Waterloo and the West
Country by train.
There are a highly regarded Independent and
Community schools in the area.
On entering Gillingham via the B3081 from
Shaftesbury proceed past Waitrose and on through
the traffic lights taking the first exit left at the
small roundabout onto the B3092. Take the fifth
turning on the right into Dolphin Lane and park
at the rear of the property.
(see floor plan for room measurements).
Porch: pitched and tiled roof, oak
seats and recessed alcove and
Oak Front Door to:
Lobby: Terracotta tiled floor, coat hanging space
and door to:
Sitting Room: Triple Aspect
Inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over,
flagstone hearth, fireside seating and inset wood
burning stove. Double doors lead to the veranda
and the courtyard part of the garden. Radiator.
Staircase to first floor.
Dining Room: Built in
dresser unit with arched
pelmet and lighting having
cupboards under. Radiator
and decorative archway
with fluted pillars leads to:
Extensively fitted with
bespoke hand built units of
solid mellow pine. Granite
effect work surfaces with
inset 1½ bowl sink and
drainer with mixer tap over
and tiled splash back. Space
dishwasher and fridge
space. Hand made Welsh
dresser with display shelving, drawer line and
cupboards under. Recessed spice rack and ceramic
Utility Room: Antique pine floor stand and wall
mounted cupboards with display shelving, cup
hooks and oiled wood counter having inset single
drainer sink unit with mixer tap over, water
softener under and tiled splash backs. Space and
plumbing for automatic washing machine and
terracotta tiled floor. Walk in broom cupboard with
shelving. Obscure glazed and panelled door to
veranda and garden.
Pantry and Wine Store:
Pantry has solid slate ‘cold
shelves’ and extensive
shelving, spice racks and
obscure glazed window.
Door to: Wine Store with
w.c., with concealed cistern,
wash hand basin, Wainscot panelling, wall lights
and extractor fan.
From the Sitting Room Staircase with return and
half landing having leadlight window and built in
First Floor Landing: having bannister post and
galleried handrail, loft hatch giving access to loft
Master Bedroom Suite: Built in bedside wardrobes
with hanging space, with display shelving and
lighting above the recessed bed area. Radiator.
Built in cupboard and opening to:
Dressing Area: Built in wardrobes with hanging
space and shelving, built in dresser with drawers
and glazed top.
Ensuite Bath Room: White suite comprising of
panelled bath with rope and twist edging having
mixer tap over with
Pedestal wash hand
basin, low level w.c.
Contrasting tiling to
half height having
Bedroom 2: Built in wardrobe with hanging space
and shelving. Radiator.
Bedroom 3/Study: Having some reduced ceiling
height and eaves storage. Radiator.
Shower Room: Fully tiled shower cubicle with
Gainsborough shower over, low level w.c., pedestal
wash hand basin, ceramic tiled floor and walls to
half height including splash backs. Recessed
storage shelving, radiator and towel rail.
Airing Cupboard: housing Ariston gas fired
combination boiler supplying central heating and
hot water systems.
From the Landing Loft Ladder gives access to:
Attic Room 1: Exposed beams and velux window
Attic Room 2: Exposed beams, and velux window.
To the front the property is
enclosed by low brick
retaining walls topped
with iron railings and
having corner pilasters. The wrought iron latch gate
opens onto a neat area of garden with a paved path
leading through the lawned garden which is
bordered by raised and well planted flower beds. A
gate to the side of the property leads around to the
rear garden, veranda, cobbled courtyard with vine
clad pergola over and double gates onto the rear
parking area and:
Double wooden doors to the front, personnel door to
the side with window, power and light. Open tread
staircase leads to first floor landing and:
Potential Office/Loft Room:
Radiator and telephone point.
Garden: The rear garden is private and well stocked
with an abundance of established plants and shrubs,
including climbing bush roses, hawthorn tree,
hibiscus and clematis. This together with well
planted raised beds ensures colour and interest
throughout the seasons.
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.
North Dorset District Council
Tel: 01258 454111
Council Tax Band E Amount Payable £1,974.09
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Abbot & Slater
Peacemarsh, Gillingham SP8 4EU