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Tenure: Freehold

This attractive Grade II Listed cottage stands in extensive grounds of approximately 2 acres (0.8 of a hectare) and is superbly situated surrounded by open country and with an excellent southerly aspect. The original building is believed to have been constructed in 1857 although records indicate it is of earlier origin and has been altered and extended reflecting the architectural history of the building. The original cottage is of stone construction under a clay tiled roof, the extensions being a mix of stone with cement render to the side under a clay tiled roof. Doreys Cottage has been sympathetically renovated and incorporates several attractive quality features which includes * SPACIOUS AND WELL PLANNED ACCOMODATION * LARGE VAULTED CONSERVATORY * INGLENOOK FIREPLACES WITH WOODBURNING STOVES * OUTSTANDING VIEWS OVER SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE * EXTENSIVE GROUNDS WITH WOODED AREA, PADDOCK, STABLES *

DIRECTIONS From the A351 Wareham by-pass, turn right (signposted Springfield Hotel), travel for about a mile and when you have passed under the railway bridge, Doreys Cottage is the second residence on the right hand side.



HALL staircase to first floor with cupboard under, storage cupboard, door to rear garden.

LIVING ROOM 7m x 5m narrowing to 3.7m (22'11" x 16'4" narrowing to 12'1"), South and West, feature brick fireplace with inset woodburning stove, throughway to PLAY AREA 2.9m x 2.6m (9'6" x 8'6"), East and North, exposed stone walling, double doors to paved sun terrace, double doors to:

CONSERVATORY 5m x 4m (16'4" x 13'1"), South, East and West, vaulted ceiling, tiled floor.

DINING ROOM 5.6m max x 3.6m (18'4" max x 11'9"), East, feature brick fireplace with woodburning stove.

STUDY 3m x 2.5m (9'10" x 8'2"), South, floor standing oil fired central heating boiler.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 4.8m x 3.45m (15'8" x 11'3"), East and North, range of fitted units with worktops, drawers and cupboards under, wall cabinets, electric AGA, integrated gas hob, washing machine, dishwasher, part tiled walls, tiled floor.

CLOAKROOM 1.5m x 1.1m (4'11" x 3'7"), North, WC, small wash basin with cupboard under, tiled floor.

LANDING South facing Velux, linen cupboard.

BEDROOM 1 3.99m x 3.92m (13'1" x 12'10"), South and West, viewings of surrounding countryside, range of fitted wardrobes. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 3.97m x 1m (13' x 3'3"), West and North, large shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin with cupboard under, WC, underfloor heating, ladder radiator, tiled walls and floor.

BEDROOM 2 3.49m x 2.99m (11'5" x 9'9"), North, views of the countryside, recessed wardrobe.

BEDROOM 3 of irregular shape 3.63m x 3.43m max (11'10" x 11'3" max), East, good countryside views.

BEDROOM 4 2.77m x 2.11m (9'1" x 6'11"), East, similar views to Bedroom 3, recessed wardrobe.

BATHROOM 2m x 1.6m (6'6" x 5'2"), North facing Velux, modern suite in white comprising panelled bath with shower over and glazed screen, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, underfloor heating, ladder radiator, tiled walls and floor.

OUTSIDE The property is approached by a sweeping drive with electronically operated 5 bar gate providing extensive PARKING. The grounds amount to approximately 2 acres which include formal garden with two paved terraces, vegetable section, greenhouse, oil storage tank, wooded garden. WORKSHOP 6.2m x 4.75m (20'4 x 15'7"), electric, light and power, with attached STORE 6.2m x 2.86m (20'4" x 9'4"). PADDOCK area with stabling, STABLE 1 3.72m x 3.51m (12'2" x 11'6"), electric light and power, tap, STABLE 2 3.72m x 3.51m (12'2" x 11'6"), TACK ROOM 3.72m x 2.25m (12'2" x 7'4").

SERVICES Private water supply provided by Imerys, electricity, country drainage

COUNCIL TAX We have been advised by Purbeck District Council that the property is Band "G" which amounts to £2,666.23 for 2011/2012, although this must be confirmed by your conveyancer prior to exchange of contracts.

VIEWING By appointment only please through the Agents, Corbens, 01929 422284.

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