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4 bedroom bungalow for sale
Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HS
- 4 bedrooms en suite facilities
- 3 reception rooms
- Double garage,fine rural views
- Parking/turning area
- Adjoining open farmland
Dayspring is located in a small private cul de sac close to the centre of Child Okeford which is a popular Dorset village lying between the River Stour to the West and Hambledon Hill in the East, with the latter having historical remains dating from the early Iron Age. The village has amenities including 2 public houses, health centre, pharmacy, post office/stores, grocery, organic farm with shop and a primary school. The nearby towns of Shaftesbury, Blandford Forum and Sherborne all provide an excellent variety of shopping, educational, recreational and cultural facilities. Further amenities are available at the larger conurbations of Poole/Bournemouth, Salisbury, Dorchester and Yeovil. The area is also well served by a variety of independent schools at Clayesmore, Hanford, Knighton House, Bryanston, Port Regis, St Mary's Shaftesbury and Sherborne. Communications in the area include mainline railway services at Gillingham, Tisbury, Templecombe or Poole with a regular service to London Waterloo. The A303 is located to the North at Wincanton and provides a route to London/Home Counties on the A303/M3 corridor. Sporting facilities in the area include horse racing at Wincanton, Exeter, Salisbury and Bath, golf at Ashley Wood, Rushmore Park, Sherborne and Dorchester Came Down and water sports are available at Poole Harbour or Weymouth Bay to the South.
Dayspring has brick and colour washed elevations under a tiled roof and has excellent spacious accommodation which comprises sitting room, dining room, conservatory with climate control, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boiler room, 4 double bedrooms with en suite facilities, study, cloakroom, double garage half of which is currently used as a workshop. Features include oil fired central heating, UPVC double glazing and there are solar photovoltaic panels located on the rear roof providing a reduction of electricity bills and an annual income from the feed in tariff.
Please see floor plans.
Extensive gravelled parking/turning area in front of the attached double garage. The gardens which are a superb feature surround Dayspring and include paved terrace, lawns, well stocked shrub/flower beds and borders, hedging and a variety of young and mature trees. There is a greenhouse, potting shed and garden shed. The rear gardens abut open farmland and provide delightful rural views of Oakford Hill and surrounding countryside.
Proceed out of Blandford Forum in a Northerly direction on the A350 and approaching Durweston turn left onto the A357. Proceed through the village of Shillingstone and turn right signposted to Child Okeford. Proceed into the village and at a T junction turn left. Past the village shops and down the hill past the Village Hall where after a short distance you will find the driveway leading to Dayspring on your left hand side. Proceed to the top of the driveway and you will find Dayspring immediately in front of you.
Dayspring is located at the end of a private shared driveway.