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A STUNNING CHARACTER COTTAGE WITH A CONTEMPORARY TWIST, situated in an idyllic rural location on the edge of Cranborne Chase with far reaching views offering spacious accommodation and grounds approaching 1/2 acre.
This simply stunning thatched home is situated in an enviable location in the quiet hamlet of Manswood on the southern edge of Cranborne Chase, backing onto fields with picturesque far reaching countryside views. Wimborne town centre is approximately 7 miles away and offers a range of independent shops, restaurants and amenities as well as sought after schooling. Nearby the village of Witchampton has a thriving community with a popular first school and a useful community shop.
The property itself is not listed however, was formerly part of the Critchel Estate and has been extensively refurbished and improved by the current owners over the last 2 years, to create contemporary every day living whilst retaining an abundance of charm and character.
Some of the improvements include; refurbished inglenook fireplace with Portland stone hearth, impressive oak framed garden room, refurbished kitchen and bathrooms, new utility room incorporating a boot room, a new roof ridge, new oil tank and a wonderful wildlife garden.
The accommodation briefly comprises; a spacious yet cosy sitting room with feature Inglenook fireplace complimented by Portland stone, and exposed beams with a door providing access to the front of the property. The sizeable kitchen/breakfast room benefits from triple aspect as well as double opening doors providing stunning views and access onto the patio. The kitchen itself comprises a generous range of base and eye level units with granite work surfaces over, fitted appliances and feature Range cooker.
Furthermore, there is a separate dining room which in turn leads into the impressive, newly constructed Oak framed garden room boasting far reaching views. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a boot room, utility room, cloakroom with WC and an office/study which could be used as a 5th bedroom if required.
On the first floor, there are 4 well-proportioned bedrooms with the master benefiting from a range of custom fitted wardrobes and a sizeable ensuite shower room. The family bathroom comprises a stylish 4 piece suite with corner shower, free standing bath, wash basin with vanity storage and WC.
The property is approached by a brick paved driveway providing ample parking and in turn access to the detached garage (6.1m x 4.9m) with electric roller doors, power and light as well as attic space offering storage or scope to convert into a home office subject to the necessary permissions. There is a further driveway which provides additional parking.
Set on a plot approaching 1/2 an acre, the beautiful gardens are a particular feature of the property. A large sandstone terrace stretches across the rear of the house, ideal for outdoor entertaining and enjoys far reaching countryside views. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with 2 separate areas, surrounded by attractive, mature shrub and flower borders. In addition there are a number of fruit trees, vegetable plots and a gate at the bottom of the garden leads to the open fields and beyond. There is a greenhouse and a large storage shed included with the sale. A viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this charming property.
Sitting Room 5.1m (16'9) x 4.2m (13'9) max
Dining Room 7m (23') x 2.8m (9'2)
Study/Bedroom 5 3m (9'10) x 2.9m (9'6) max
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 7.9m (25'11) x 3.6m (11'10)
Bedroom 1 5.4m (17'9) x 3.6m (11'10) max
Bedroom 2 4.4m (14'5) x 2.9m (9'6) max
Bedroom 3 3.9m (12'10) x 3.1m (10'2)
Bedroom 4 3.6m (11'10) x 2.9m (9'6) max
Bathroom 3m (9'10) x 2.4m (7'10)
Ensuite 2.5m (8'2) x 2.5m (8'2)
Garage 6.1m (20'0) x 4.9m (16'1)
Garden Room 6.1m (20'0) x 3.7m (12'2)
Beautiful grounds approaching 1/2 an acre
4/5 well-proportioned bedrooms & 3 reception rooms
Impressive Oak framed garden room with picturesque views
Contemporary triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room
Detached double garage with scope to convert (stpp)
Idyllic rural setting approx. 7 miles away from Wimborne Minster
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.
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