A period Rectory set in an acre with fantastic views and only a short walk from Shaftesbury town centre
Grade II listed Rectory with views over the Blackmore Vale
Close to town centre
6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
Utililty, 2 Cloak rooms
Extensive gardens of about 1.2 acres
Old Cann Rectory is a wonderful Grade II listed property built of local greenstone under a slate roof. The front of the house is believed to have been built in the mid-18th century and is full of period features including large bay windows, fireplaces and high ceilings. South west facing, it is extremely light throughout with large windows with the principle reception rooms overlook the gardens and views over the Blackmore Vale beyond.
The entrance hall runs the depth of the house from which the beautiful wood staircase leads to the upstairs. The sitting room has a wonderful floor to ceiling bay window with central French windows opening out onto the garden. There is a large open fire with fitted shelves to the side. The kitchen/dining room has an excellent range of wood cupboards, a range master, integrated appliances and large central island with a sink. The dining area has French windows opening onto the terrace. There is a further sitting room with doors also opening to the garden and a large study with bookcases. The property benefits from super-fast fibre optic broadband, perfect for home-working. There are also two cloakrooms.
On the first floor is a large master bedroom with a bay window and en-suite bathroom. A second bedroom has an en-suite shower room, there are 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom and a utility. On the second floor is a further bedroom with bay windows and en-suite bathroom and another bedroom.
There is parking to the right side of the house with a garage. To the rear of the property are the extensive, beautiful and private gardens. Adjoining the house is a large terrace and a flat area of lawn perfect for croquet. From here steps lead down to the rest of the garden. Bordered with mature hedging and well stocked flower beds the rest of the garden is mostly laid to lawn with various seating areas that the owners have created.