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The Cookson at The Milldown, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11

£449,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Ready to move into for Christmas!
  • Only 5 homes remaining
  • Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
  • Contemporary, kitchen units with soft closing doors and drawers and integrated appliances
  • Ensuite To The Master Bedroom
  • 10 Year NHBC Warranty
  • Two Year aftercare service
  • Amtico and Carpets Throughout
  • Part Exchange or Express Mover Scheme Available
  • Goverments Help to Buy Scheme Available

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



Welcome To The Milldown
Blandford

At The Milldown you will find an exclusive collection of three, four and five bedroom houses from Bellway Homes in the thriving Dorset market town of Blandford Forum

Fine, unspoilt countryside is right outside your door at The Milldown with Cranborne Chase, the Moors Valley Country Park and New Forest National Park as well as the Dorset Heritage Coast to the south.

The Cookson

An appealing and well designed four bedroom home arranged over two floors.

The ground floor comprises of an open-plan kitchen/breakfast/dining room which features double doors that open out onto a rear garden. The stylish kitchen offers modern work surfaces and a range of appliances, including an integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher. The spacious living room overlooks the front of the property, while the utility room, study and WC are also located at this level.

On the first floor, residents will find four good sized bedrooms, with the master bedroom benefitting from fitted wardrobes and an ensuite. The stylish family bathroom is also located at this level and features contemporary white sanitary ware and wall tiling as per the standard specification.

449,995

Welcome to Blandford

A market town located on the River Stour that has notable Georgian architecture, a welcoming appeal and plenty of historical and beautiful outdoor settings to explore.


Education

Residents of these new homes in Dorset will find several schools within easy reach of the development. The Blandford School, catering for ages 11 to 18-years is less than half-a-mile away. Archbishop Wake C.E. Primary School is just one mile, while Blandford St Mary C.E. Primary School is 2.2 miles.

For tertiary students, Bournemouth University is only 18.5 miles via the A350.

Shopping

Close by to the development residents will find two large supermarkets and a local convenience store, along with a few locally-run businesses that offer both services and goods. Blandford holds a monthly farmer's market that presents around 25 stall holders showcasing their local produce and hand-made treats.

Not only is the town centre a charming place to meander through, it also houses several locally-run shops, as well as enticing antique, vintage and collectable stores to peruse.

Poole has additional retail facilities that complement what's available in Blandford Forum. The Dolphin Shopping Centre is the largest and has a large selection of high-street shops and department stores, alongside commercial services and a few eateries.

Transport

The A350 is less than a mile from The Milldown and affords convenient commutes to residents. A trip to Poole is little less than half-an-hour, while Bournemouth takes just over 45 minutes. The A354 is also close by to the development and allows for travel to Dorchester which is just under 40 minutes drive.

Hamworthy Railway Station is the closest national rail service. It has routes to local areas, as well as to the south coast and into the capital. A trip to Poole takes just 5 minutes, while Bournemouth is a little further taking 16 minutes. The popular coastal town of Southampton is a 57 minute journey and London Waterloo is two hours and 22 minutes.

Leisure

Surrounded by lush, green countryside, The Milldown presents an enticing locale for active residents. Milldown local nature reserve is a well-managed space for locals to enjoy as it has a mixture of chalk grasslands and pure grassland offering gentle slopes and a manicured tarmac path. The New Forest National Park is another open space well worth a visit. It is a 150-square mile blend of heathland and ancient woodlands perfect for walking, cycling, horse riding and trail adventures. Attraction highlights at the site include a wildlife park, Hurst Castle, Bucklers Hard Maritime Museum, and the tiny village of Beaulieu.

Further outdoor spaces to discover comprise the Ashley Wood Golf Club and Kingston Lacy. The golf club is an 18-hole, private, downland course popular with visitors and members alike. Kingston Lacy, on the other hand, is a country house and estate boasting formal gardens, extensive parkland and a lavish home built to resemble an Italian palace.

Family-friendly options are within easy reach too and encompass adventure, animal and cultural attractions. Monkey World, near Wool, is a 65-acre ape and monkey sanctuary and rescue centre. It is home to over 250 rescued and endangered primates. They also have guided tours, educational workshops and regular events. Paulton's Park is the world's first Peppa Pig themed adventure park. It features rides, play equipment and life-sized character replicas. In Poole, children will delight in visiting the dinosaur and teddy bear museum which are sure to keep them entertained and informed.

Poole also presents the Tank Museum, Royal Signals Museum and the Fleet Air Museum that educates visitors on the progression of the military, especially the Royal Airforce. In addition to this there is the iconic Tivoli Theatre which hosts travelling shows and locally-created productions of theatre, opera, comedy and ballet. The waterside location also serves up a host of water-based activities such as swimming, canoeing, boating and water-skiing.

Eating and drinking

Residents of these new homes in Blandford will enjoy socialising in this unassuming market town setting. There is a selection of casual eateries in the town centre that include friendly cafes, traditional pubs, convenient takeaways and familiar chains.

In nearby Poole, the Quay is home to a range of food outlets comprising traditional pubs, delightful cafes and enchanting silver-service restaurants. There is a bustling and inviting atmosphere created by the choice of cuisines, friendly service and popularity of the location.

For something special Hotel Du Vin and Bistro is an AA Rosette award-winner that serves up French-bistro style food in a luxury, boutique hotel.

Local Authority

The town of Blandford is overseen by both the Dorset County Council and the North Dorset District Council.

Guidance

Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only.

The identification of schools and other educational establishments are intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and do not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission.

Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day.

Sources: Google Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 April 2016

Nearest station

  • Holton Heath (11.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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The Milldown, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11

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Bellway Homes Ltd

The Milldown, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11

01258 919022 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Holton Heath (11.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bellway Homes Ltd

The Milldown, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11

01258 919022 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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