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Eaton Cottage

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Tenure: Freehold

EATON COTTAGE is an attractive Edwardian C1900’s three bedroom semi-detached cottage, built of local red brick with buff brick quoins, under a clay tiled roof.  Formerly an estate workers cottage forming part of the Prideaux Estate.  The cottage has been enjoyed as a charming and comfortable family home by the present owners for many years.
Enjoying a pleasant and quiet location in this much favoured North Dorset village of Motcombe with a good sense of strong community, busy village shop, church, popular inn and village hall.  The cottage provides considerable scope and potential for enlargement, subject to necessary planning permission and building regulations and improvement by way of modest updating  and cosmetic renovation.
There is easy ample off-road parking and ‘proper’ good old fashioned generous cottage gardens with views out across fields and beyond the village.
An early viewing is recommended  to secure this desirable period home.

APPROACHED: from Shorts Green Lane via easy pull-in onto driveway and parking apron.  Footpath leads alongside cottage garden to:

ENTRANCE: Raised slab step, handrail, panelled front door with obscure glazed fan light.

HALLWAY: Stairwell with wooden staircase and handrail, deep walk-in understairs cupboard with UPVC double glazed window.

SITTING ROOM: (17’ x 11’6) A nicely proportioned room with good ceiling height, coving, chimney breast, wall hung gas fire with Baxi Burmuda boiler serving gas central heating and domestic hot water.  Fireside alcove with half height cupboard.  Full height cupboard with shelving, ample power point, TV aerial point, panel radiator, matching UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto front and rear cottage gardens.

KITCHEN: (11’3 x 11’) Well equipped and fitted with a range of functional and practical floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim.  Contrasting roll edge work tops and counters, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, hot and cold mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine.  Gas electric cooker point, space for freestanding cooker, space for fridge, picture rail, chimney breast alcoves, bay window enjoying outlook onto front garden, panel radiator and porcelain floor tiles.

INNER HALL/REAR LOBBY: Deep built-in airing cupboard housing hot water tank immersion heater, slatted wooden shelving, half panelled UPVC glazed back door.

DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM: Modern suite in classic white comprising moulded acrylic bath with matching side and end panels, hot and cold taps, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin.  Ceramic tiling to bath and shower area, matching splashbacks, obscure UPVC double glazed windows, coving and panel radiator.

STAIRCASE: Wooden handrail, return stairs to landing, UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto pretty cottage gardens, access to loft space.

BEDROOM 1: (12’6 x 9’9) Nicely proportioned room with good ceiling height, panel radiator, ample power points, pretty cast iron fireplace and mantle.

BEDROOM 2: (12’6 x 12’10) Nicely proportioned room with good ceiling height, UPVC double glazed window enjoying fabulous views across fields beyond the village, chimney breast and matching alcoves.

BEDROOM 3: (8’ x 7’1) Bright airy room with good ceiling height, panel radiator, ample power points, UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto cottage gardens.

The gardens are an attractive and delightful feature being of an extremely generous size and lie to the front, side and rear of the property.
Arranged in a traditional cottage style, predominately laid to lawn with an abundance  of established flowering plants and shrubs with a variety of specimen trees providing colour and interest throughout the season.  There is an ornamental pond, connecting personal pathways, useful greenhouse and tool shed.  The garden enjoys far reaching views across countryside and towards Shaftesbury.

SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone and gas all subject to the usual utility regulations.  

Council Tax Band: D
EPC rating:
Property M²:

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  

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03 September 2016

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