3 bedroom bungalow for saleWest Street, Winterborne Stickland, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0NT
Under Offer £685,000
- Entrance porch, reception hall, utility/boiler room
- Sitting room, dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Master bedroom ensuite and French doors to terrace
- Guest bedroom with ensuite cloakroom
- Bedroom 3 with dressing room
- Family bathroom
- Approx. 1 acre of mature gardens and 5 acres of paddocks
- Large workshop and off-road parking
Set within approximately an acre of mature, sloping gardens, Tree Tops has rendered elevations under clay tiled roofs. There is UPVC double glazing throughout and heating is via an oil fired boiler.
Located on the edge of this popular village, a driveway leads from West Street over the Winterborne River and up to a gravelled parking area. A path leads to the front door which opens into a useful entrance porch, forming part of the most recent extension. There are attractive natural stone effect ceramic tiles which continue through and into the spacious reception hall.
The generous, double aspect sitting room is located at the end of the property with windows to the side and French doors opening to a gravelled terrace area at the rear. There is a most attractive fireplace with an oak bressummer, polished granite hearth and inset wood burning stove.
The dining room is accessed via glazed, timber double doors from the reception hall and is of a good size, also double aspect, it affords views over the delightful gardens. There is a wall mounted electric fire.
The main bathroom is fully tiled and comprises a modern suite of large bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, a wall mounted vanity unit with sink and lit mirror over, WC, heated towel rail and a large wall mounted cupboard.
There is a useful boiler/utility cupboard with floor and wall mounted units and worktop with inset composite 1.5 sink and drainer.
A doorway leads from the reception hall and into the kitchen/breakfast room. With ceramic tiles throughout, there is a window to the front elevation affording views over the garden and a door to a terraced area. There are a range of floor and wall mounted timber faced units with Corian worktops and inset 1.5 sink. There are integrated appliances to include dishwasher, washing machine and large larder style fridge as well as a large cupboard housing the immersion hot water cylinder.
There is a Rangemaster Toledo cooker with six ring ceramic hob and double electric oven. A doorway leads through to the rear hall.
The recently updated master bedroom is a particular feature, with extensive fitted wardrobes to one wall and French doors leading to a delightful terrace. There are shutters to the French doors and an electronically controlled awning. The fully tiled ensuite shower room comprises a double shower, wash hand basin and WC. There is built in shelving to one corner and a heated towel rail.
The double aspect second bedroom is located at the front of the property and affords views over the garden. This generous second bedroom benefits from an ensuite cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.
The third and fourth bedrooms are both located at the far end of the property and are currently utilised as studies/hobby rooms.
Bedroom 3 is double aspect with views to the side and rear and the fourth bedroom benefits from a separate dressing room and double doors to a conservatory.
This versatile end of the property could be utilised as an annexe or separate accommodation for a relative/guests.
" Timber Workshop
A large timber workshop, formerly a chicken shed, with power supply and lighting. There is planning consent in place for demolition and the erection of an oak framed 'Carport and Store'. Planning Ref:
There are a range of further outbuildings to include a greenhouse and garden shed.
The mature gardens surrounding Tree Tops are a particular feature. To the front of the property is a stretch of lawn with inset flowerbeds and hedging to the boundary. There are a range of specimen trees providing privacy and terraces abutting the bungalow.
The garden sweeps around the bungalow and opens out at the rear. Directly to the rear of the bungalow is a terrace area and an attractive rockery garden. The remaining sloping gardens are laid to lawn with inset beds and a range of specimen plants and bushes.
There is a fenced area with raised beds for vegetable growing and an orchard with apple, plum and damson trees. To the top boundary is a woodland area and a gate leading to the paddocks.
To the side of the timber workshop is a further area of lawn which in turn leads to the paddocks. One of the two paddocks (2.6 acres approx.) is sloping and leads on to a further paddock with access from Dunbury Lane, a field shelter and a further area of woodland (2.4 acres approx.)
Tree Tops benefits from a most delightful elevated position on the edge of this popular North Dorset village. There are rural views to the surrounding countryside from the bungalow as well as the garden and grounds.
Amenities in the village include a popular Public House, a Pre-School and a Parish Church as well as a bus service to Blandford Forum (4 miles) and Dorchester (14 miles). The Georgian market town of Blandford Forum offers a range of shopping, commercial and sporting facilities. There are bus services from to the larger centres of Poole and Bournemouth
Rail services to London are from either Gillingham or Poole (approximately 17 miles). The coast can be reached within a 35 minute drive (approx.).
There is a range of excellent schools within the area in both the private and state sectors to include Milton Abbey, Bryanston School, and The Blandford School. Prep education can be found at Knighton House, with Primary education at Winterborne Whitechurch and Blandford Forum.
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