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CHARACTER COTTAGE IN POPULAR VILLAGE, VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION WITH POTENTIAL FOR HOLIDAY LET OR ANNEX
This chocolate box Dorset thatched cottage offers versatile accommodation set over two floors with the added benefit of a self-contained annex or potential holiday let. The cottage has plethora of original features throughout including fireplaces, exposed beams, and latched doors.
The front stable door opens into the kitchen breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with base wooden units, sink and drainer with mixer tap and oil Aga. There is space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for a fridge/freezer. From the kitchen is a connecting door to the area which can be a separate cottage and a door opens into the drawing room. The drawing room has a feature brick fireplace, window seat and original candle cupboard. A door opens to the garden and there is a good size storage cupboard and utility area. Also accessed from the drawing room is the library which has a lovely view and feature window. This room also has a fireplace. There is also the benefit of a study and cloakroom on the ground floor.
Stairs from the sitting room lead to the spacious first floor landing which gives access to three bedrooms and family bathroom. The principal bedroom has a fireplace and feature window enjoying a delightful view. The bathroom has a pedestal basin, close coupled WC, panel enclosed bath and part tiled walls. Bedroom two has a built-in cupboard and fitted basin. Bedroom three is also a double room.
The connecting cottage has its own front door, open plan living space with inglenook fireplace and kitchen area with sink and drainer and space for a cooker. From the inner hall, a steep set of steps lead to a bedroom which has been used as an art studio, there is a connecting bedroom with bathroom with storage cupboard, panel enclosed bath, pedestal basin and close coupled WC.
The garden has a vegetable patch, fruit bushes and herbaceous borders. The garden offers lovely views of the surrounding countryside and hills and offers a high degree of seclusion.
The Georgian market town of Blandford Forum offers a good variety of shopping with a twice weekly market, banks, doctor surgeries, dentists, community hospital, supermarkets, and education for all ages, recreational and cultural facilities. The larger surrounding towns are easily accessible. There are good schools in the area particularly in the private sector including Bryanston, Clayesmore, Canford, Sherborne and Milton Abbey.
Shillingstone benefits from a real village community. The Church Centre operates as a Post Office, Café, and Computer Workshop. There is also a garage and shop, public house, primary school and Co-Op store. There are a number of bridleways and footpaths over the surrounding countryside, with some of the best walking and riding right on the doorstep.
Council Tax Band: E
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 4.09m (13'5) x 4.04m (13'3)
Drawing Room 5.12m (16'10) x 3.97m (13'0)
Library 3.61m (11'10) x 3.53m (11'7)
Study 3.64m (11'11) x 1.8m (5'11)
Bedroom 1 3.58m (11'9) x 3.56m (11'8)
Bedroom 2 3.97m (13'0) x 2.83m (9'3)
Bedroom 3 3.92m (12'10) x 2.56m (8'5)
Bathroom 1 2.28m (7'6) x 1.76m (5'9)
Open Plan Living Space 4.13m (13'7) x 2.94m (9'8)
Bedroom 4/Studio 4.1m (13'5) x 3.92m (12'10)
Bedroom 5 4.08m (13'5) x 2.21m (7'3)
Bathroom 2 2.93m (9'7) x 1.63m (5'4)
Grade II Listed
Holiday Let/Annex Potential
Oil & Electric
Good Size Garden
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