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CHARMING THATCHED COTTAGE WITH BEAUTIFUL LARGE GARDEN, COURTYARD AND DETACHED GARAGE
This charming Grade II Listed cottage is believed to be of 17th Century origin and is constructed with plastered cob walls under a thatched roof. The cottage gets its name from its substantial detached garage which was previously the fire station for the village. The accommodation is both versatile and spacious and comprises of two reception rooms, the large dining room is a particular feature with French doors opening on to a sheltered walled courtyard ideal for alfresco dining. In the sitting room is an attractive brick fireplace with wood burning stove, together with two pretty window seats. The kitchen has recently been refitted with wall and base units and has a range cooker. Also on the ground floor is a refitted bathroom and grand entrance hall. Whilst to the first floor are four bedrooms, shower room and spacious landing.
Externally the cottage boasts a beautiful garden set out in two areas. At the rear of the detached garage is a utility room. The owners are also selling two paddocks just along the lane, which are available by separate negotiation.
Viewing comes highly recommend to appreciate the setting, cottage and garden
The property is nestled in the pretty village of Briantspuddle in the Piddle valley. The village facilities comprise of a village hall, community shop and post office and social club providing focal points for the village community. There are many chocolate box thatched cottages and an impressive War Memorial designed by the talented sculptor Eric Gill. The nearby towns of Dorchester, Blandford, Poole, Bournemouth and Wareham all provide an excellent range of shopping, educational, recreational and cultural facilities. Riding a horse around the Parish is delightful with varied rides through woods, across heathland and over hills, there is an extensive network of bridleways and footpaths locally. The area's sporting facilities include golf at Dorchester (Came Down), Wareham and Broadstone, sailing and other water sports in Poole and Bournemouth. The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site is just a stone's throw away with breath taking scenery and beaches. Transport links are also good with the A31 providing access to the M3/M27 for London and the Home Counties. A regular railway service from Moreton, Wool and Wareham to London Waterloo and a bus service from the village to Poole and Dorchester. Bere Regis and Puddletown have primary schools; there are secondary schools in Dorchester and Wareham and a good range of independent schools in the area.
Hall 2.77m (9'1) x 2.03m (6'8)
Sitting Room 4.93m (16'2) x 4.42m (14'6) max
Dining Room 6.12m (20'1) x 3.66m (12') max
Kitchen 3.35m (11'0) x 3.38m (11'1)
Bathroom 2 2.36m (7'9) x 1.78m (5'10)
Landing 4.17m (13'8) x 1.73m (5'8)
Bedroom 1 3.78m (12'5) x 3.66m (12')
Bedroom 2 3.23m (10'7) to front of wardrobes x 2.46m (8'1)
Bedroom 3 3.07m (10'1) x 2.67m (8'9)
Bedroom 4 3.38m (11'1) NT 7'02 x 3.12m (10'3) NT 5'11 L'shape
Shower Room 3.4m (11'2) NT 6'05 x 2.67m (8'9) NT 2'10 L'shape
Garage 4.52m (14'10) x 3.96m (13')
Utility Room 3.91m (12'10) x 1.7m (5'7)
ALL MEASUREMENTS QUOTED ARE APPROX. AND FOR GUIDANCE ONLY. THE FIXTURES, FITTINGS and APPLIANCES HAVE NOT BEEN TESTED AND THEREFORE NO GUARANTEE CAN BE GIVEN THAT THEY ARE IN WORKING ORDER. YOU ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THE LOCAL AUTHORITY FOR DETAILS OF COUNCIL TAX. PHOTOGRAPHS ARE REPRODUCED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND IT CANNOT BE INFERRED THAT ANY ITEM SHOWN IS INCLUDED.
These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute an offer or form part of any contract.
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