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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Tower Hill, Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Partial Double Glazed Sealed Unit Windows
  • Oil Fired Central Heating To Radiators
  • Modern Range Of Kitchen Units
  • White Shower Room Suites
  • Wood Burner To Sitting Room And Original Bread Oven
  • Pine Latched Internal Doors
  • Ample Parking And Garage
  • Superbly Landscaped And Well-Tended Grounds

Full description

A superbly presented Period Grade ll listed semi detached Cottage standing in exceptionally well maintained grounds and offering rural views to front aspect, situated in this sought after village.

* Entrance Lobby * Inner Hall * Dining Room * Sitting Room * Kitchen Breakfast Room * Utility Room * Cloakroom * 3 Bedrooms * En-suite Shower Room * Shower Room * Attic Room * Garden Extending to Approximately 240 ft * Parking For 3/4 Vehicles * Garage * Workshop *


Iwerne Minster has been previously judged to be the 'Best kept village in Dorset' is set in natural folds of the downland and is designated as an area of outstanding beauty.  The village offers Post Office/Village Stores which with the local Family Butcher, and Inn cater for most day-to-day requirements.  Larger towns with their facilities are reached by car or public transport, these include Bournemouth, Poole, Salisbury, Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil.
From Blandford take the A350 to Shaftesbury.  On entering the village of Iwerne Minster take the 3rd right at the War Memorial.  Follow the road for approximately 400 yards and Ridgeway Cottage can be found on your left.


The Cottage is believed to date back to the mid 1700's having formally being thatched but now having a tiled roof and colour washed elevations. The Cottage has been in the present vendors family for many years and has been exceptionally well maintained offering truly immaculately presented accommodation extending over 3 floors as well as the large gardens being one of the undoubted features of the cottage. 

Features include:-

Partial Double Glazed Sealed Unit Windows
Oil Fired Central Heating to Radiators
Modern Range of Kitchen Units
White Shower Room Suites
Wood Burner to Sitting Room and Original Bread Oven
Pine Latched Internal Doors
Ample Parking and Garage
Superbly Landscaped and Well-tended Grounds

Solid door to:-


With quarry tiled floor, cupboards housing electric consumer unit and meter, window giving natural light, telephone point.


With matching floor, radiator, storage cupboard.

DINING ROOM  11'1 x 7'8 (3.38m x 2.34m)

With window overlooking garden, radiator, telephone point.

SITTING ROOM  15' x 12'5 (4.57m x 3.78m)

Measurement includes stairs extending to first floor with exposed turned spindles and handrail. Recessed fireplace with beam over housing wood burning stove, original bread oven adjacent and further cupboard storage as well as high level display niche. Solid Oak wood flooring, 2 radiators, 2 wall lights, telephone point, TV point.

KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM  22'9 x 8' (6.93m x 2.44m)

A particular feature of the property comprising extensive range of Shaker style units with inset doors offering cupboard and drawer storage with under pelmet lighting to wall units. Ample wood effect worksurfaces with complimentary tiled splashbacks, 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink with Victorian style mixer tap, oil fired Rayburn for cooking, floor mounted oil fired boiler adjacent serving domestic hot water and central heating, complimentary tiled flooring, space for upright fridge freezer, integral dishwasher with matching door, exposed ceiling beams, recessed ceiling lights to Kitchen area. French doors from Breakfast area to outside, 2 windows to rear aspect. Square arch to:-

UTILITY ROOM  6' x 4'7 (1.83m x 1.4m)

With glazed door to outside. Worktop with complimentary tiled splashbacks and high level cupboards above, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer adjacent, tiled flooring.


White coloured suite comprising push button low level WC, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard storage under, extractor fan, chrome ladder style radiator, tiled flooring.



Door and stairs to second floor attic room.

BEDROOM 1  13'10 (4.22m) x 8'1 (2.46m) plus recess

Double aspect with views towards the Ancient Hill Fort of Hambledon Hill. Radiator.


Comprising quadrant shower enclosure, push button low level WC, vanity wash hand basin with double cupboard under and mixer tap. Obscure double glazed sealed unit window to rear aspect, extractor fan, recessed ceiling lights, access to roof space, chrome ladder style radiator, tiled flooring.

BEDROOM 2  13'2 (4.01m) x 11'9 (3.58m) plus recess

Window to front aspect with rural views. Radiator, 2 built-in cupboards. Period style fireplace.

BEDROOM 3  11'10 x 8' (3.61m x 2.44m)
With understairs cupboard, window overlooking garden with partial rural views, radiator.

FULLY TILED SHOWER ROOM  8'7 (2.62m) x 8' (2.44m) max plus door recess

Double glazed sealed unit obscure glazed window to rear aspect, oversized quadrant shower, push button low level WC, oversized wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, chrome ladder style radiator, recessed ceiling lights, extractor fan, complimentary tiled flooring.


ATTIC ROOM  23'2 x 10' (7.06m x 3.05m)

With sloping vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, chimney breast, window with far reaching rural views towards the Ancient Hill Fort of Hambledon Hill.


Small front garden bounded by Picket fencing with established shrubs and climber with gate and brick paved path to front door with outside lighting.

The Cottage is approached off a private lane leading to numerous other properties which in-turn leads to the DRIVEWAY of Ridgeway Cottage with PARKING FOR 3/4 VEHICLES and the DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE with double opening doors (of non standard construction) with useful WORKSHOP adjacent all with light and power connected. Screened oil storage tank adjacent. As previously stated the gardens are a particular feature of the Cottage measuring approximately 240ft in length extending from the side of the Cottage through to the rear and beyond. Occupying a sloping site the garden has been attractively landscaped on differing levels and offers views over surrounding farmland, over the Church Spire and beyond to the Ancient Hill Fort of Hambledon Hill. The gardens are predominantly lawned interspersed with numerous seating areas including extensive timber decking with integral lighting and retaining wall. Ornamental Pond and a stunning array of a vast variety of flowers, shrubs, archways with established climbers and flowering Wisteria. Brick paved steps with lighting adjacent lead from the parking area down to the timber decking and Cottage. Outside power points. As previously stated the gardens extend to the rear of the Cottage and beyond comprising extensive lawned areas, further paved patio, established shrubs and borders and mature trees including Silver Birch.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 May 2016


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