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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Mount Scar, Swanage

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms (1 En-Suite)
  • Living Room/Diner
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Spacious Hobbies Room
  • Some Updating Required
  • Character Retained

Full description

Detached Grade II Listed VICTORIAN STONE COTTAGE in an Elevated Position Close to Town Centre with Some Hill and Sea Views, Garden & Off Road Parking.


A Grade II listed stone cottage situated in a cul-de-sac in an elevated position on the south side of Swanage, close to local amenities, the Townsend Nature Reserve and just under half a mile from the town centre.

There are some sea and hill views and particularly good views from the Hobbies room over the bay and beyond. The property was built in 1862 and has local Purbeck stone elevations under a slate roof. Some updating is required but character is retained and it has the benefit of gas fired central heating.

(Approximate measurements)

L shaped 6.7m x 6.6m (22' x 21' 7") overall measurements. Multi fuel burner in stone fire surrounds. Small fireplace in dining area. Range of fitted book shelving.

3.3m x 3.3m (10' 9" x 10' 9") Fitted cupboard. Cupboard housing gas fired boiler serving heating radiators and hot water. Stairs to first floor.

6.7m x 3.3 max and 2.4m min (22' x 10' 9" max and 7' 10" min) Airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Tiled floor. Range of fitted worktops, cupboards and drawers and enamel sink unit. Integral fridge/freezer (freezer not working) Plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Stable door to rear.


Door and stairs to top floor.

4.7m x 2.7m (15' 5" x 8' 10") Range of fitted wardrobes and high level storage cupboards.
En-Suite Shower Room (N) Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, WC, pedestal basin.

3.7m x 3.3m (12' 1" x 10' 9") Fitted shelving and cupboard. Non functional fireplace.

3.3m x 3.3m (10' 9" x 10' 9") Mantel register. 

3m x 2.3m (9' 10" x 7' 6") Built in wardrobe.

Panelled bath with tiled surround, WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin. Linen cupboard.

(Sloping ceilings)

6.8m x 6.6m (22' 3" x 21' 7") Good views to Town, Bay, Ballard Down, Hampshire and Dorset Coastline.

6.6m x 3.1m (21' 7" x 10' 2") Hatch to roof apex. Wash basin and worktop with cupboard under. Door and steps to garden owned by neighbouring property on the south side over which there is an easement.


Off road Parking for one vehicle and space for an additional one on which planning permission for a Garage was granted in the past. Front garden is laid to lawn, flower/shrub borders and beds and fruit trees. Path on south side of cottage leading to the rear with a paved area, attached Store and lean to Toilet (not working). 

All main services connected. Gas fired central heating.

Band 'G' - £2968.87 payable 2015/16.

By appointment only through Oliver Miles Estate Agents (01929 426655). 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 February 2016


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