2 bedroom cottage for sale

Turnworth, Blandford Forum

Guide Price £349,950

Property Description

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OFFERED WITH NO ONWARD CHAIN. A charming semi detached cottage enjoying a peaceful setting in the small and desirable village of Turnworth which lies at the foot of Okeford Hill in between the villages of Winterborne Stickland and Okeford Fitzpaine both catering for everyday needs. The property has been a retreat from a hectic life for our sellers over the last ten years, during which time it has been very much cherished and improved. A viewing is imperative to truly appreciate the ambience and location of this lovely home which makes a great Weekend Cottage/Holiday let and can be purchased fully furnish and equipped. The cottage is presented to the market with the added bonus of no onward chain.

In brief, the ground floor accommodation consists of combined kitchen and dining room with double outlook, inner hall with good sized under stairs cupboard and sitting room with inglenook fireplace and double doors opening to the verandah. In addition there is also a bathroom with full suite. On the first floor there is a galleried landing with access to the attic room and the potential to create a third bedroom, two further double bedrooms, one with en-suite. Outside there is a pretty cottage style garden and parking.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.88m x 4.01m'' (16' x 13'2'') - Maximum measurements - Pane glass timber door opens into the kitchen/dining room. Boasting a double aspect with cottage style window with deep sill overlooking the lane and field opposite and cottage style window overlooking the garden. Recessed and ceiling lights. Old fireplace with two brick pillars and two upright radiators. Plenty of power points. Fitted with a range of Buttermilk coloured kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit, tray space and eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl porcelain sink and drainer with mixer tap. Integrated washing machine. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated fridge/freezer. Built in electric oven and hob with extractor hood above. Herringbone effect tiled floor. Latch door and step down into the:-

Inner Hall - Ceiling light. Coat hooks. Door to large under stairs cupboard with light and shelves. Airing cupboard housing the electric boiler, heating controls and fitted with slatted shelf. Herringbone effect tiled floor. Latch door to the bathroom and to the:-

Sitting Room - 4.80m'' x 4.50m'' (15'9'' x 14'9'') - Maximum measurements - Cottage style window with seat below enjoying a lane side outlook to the opposite field and pane glass double doors opening to the verandah. Ceiling lights. Exposed beams. Traditional style radiator. Power and television points. Inglenook fireplace with Bressumer beam, tiled hearth and wood burner. Old bread oven to one side and deep recess the other side of the chimney breast. Strip wood door opening to the staircase.

Bathroom - Obscured glazed window with deep tiled sill to the lane side. Ceiling light. Exposed beam. Chrome heated towel rail. Suite consisting of tiled corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin with glass shelf, mirror and shaver light and point over, low level WC and bath with wood panelled side. Bathroom cabinet. Part tiled walls. Herringbone effect tiled floor.

First Floor -

Landing/Bedroom Three - 3.94m'' x 2.90m'' (12'11'' x 9'6'') - Currently used as a occasional bedroom but does have the potential to create a permanent room. Stairs rise to a galleried landing with window overlooking the garden and window with seat under to the lane side with field view. Exposed timbers. Ceiling light. Recess with shelves. Traditional style radiator. Power points. Exposed timber flooring. Stairs rising to the attic room. Up a step and latch door to bedroom two. Entrance to the:-

Master Bedroom - 3.48m'' x 4.55m'' (11'5'' x 14'11'') - Maximum measurements - Window with seat beneath to the lane side with field view. Exposed timbers. Ceiling and wall lights. Chimney breast with recessed brick pillars encasing traditional style radiator with timber mantel over. Power points. Opens to a small area with skylight to the garden side of the cottage and open wardrobe with hanging rail plus latch door to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room - Part vaulted roof with some restricted headroom. Skylight to the garden side. Recessed lights. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a fully tiled corner shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with pull out shaving mirror to one side. Ceramic tiled effect vinyl flooring.

Bedroom Two - 4.09m'' x 4.06m'' (13'5'' x 13'4'') - Maximum measurements - Boasting a double aspect with window with seat under to the lane side and views of the fields and window overlooking the garden and countryside beyond. Ceiling light. Access to the loft space. Traditional style radiator. Power points.

Second Floor -

Loft - 2.54m'' x 3.61m'' (8'4'' x 11'10'') - Maximum measurements and does include some restricted headroom - open tread staircase from the landing rises to another small area overlooking the main landing and with half height door opening to the attic room. Currently used as an occasional bedroom and children's den. Vaulted roof. Skylight to the garden side. Wall light. Power points. Access to eaves storage.

Outside -

Garden - The property is approached from the lane onto a gravelled turning circle with access to the parking area of the cottage. This provides parking for two cars. There is also a useful garden shed. From the parking there is a picket gate opening to the cottage's garden which lies to the front of the building. A paved path bordered by beds planted with a variety of cottage shrubs and flowers leads to the cottage and an alfresco dining area with view up the nearby hill and countryside. The garden is fully enclosed in part by a low picket fence and old stone walling. There is also a covered area immediately outside of the sitting room.

Directions -

From Sturminster Newton Office - Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street. At the traffic lights proceed over the bridge and turn left heading towards Blandford. Turn right to Okeford Fitzpaine. Proceed through the village and take a left turn at the top of the hill. The next village is Turnworth. Go passed Turnworth Farm on the left - a short distance afterwards on the same side is an opening with an old tree stump and turning circle. Pull in here. There is also a telephone box and letter box just after you will see a gravelled and grassy area. The grassy area is the parking for the cottage.


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