4 bedroom detached house for saleEast Hill, Charminster, Dorchester, Dorset
Sold STC £600,000
- Master Bedroom with ensuite Shower Room
- 3 Further Bedrooms
- Family Bathroom
- Drawing Room
- Sitting Room opening to Dining Room
- Reception Hall
- Library Landing
- 2 Bedroom Annexe (approx 990sq ft)
Bridge Cottage is an attractive detached property dating from the early 19th Century and is Grade II Listed. The property has some fine and elegant rooms retaining many period features, including fireplaces, sash windows, panelling and flagstone flooring in the reception hall and kitchen. On the first floor off the spacious library landing are four bedrooms with an ensuite shower to the master bedroom as well as a family bathroom. The present owners converted the stables to provide a superb two bedroomed self contained annexe featuring a 17' by 15' kitchen dining room that provides useful further accommodation.
Bridge Cottage is a approached by a short gravel drive, with a front garden bordered by hedges and access to the river. A small courtyard to the rear gives access to the study/workroom overlooking the church. Decorative iron gates lead to a further gravelled parking area adjacent to the annex cottage and a further paved terrace. The main gardens are a particular feature, and are enclosed by an old stone and flint cob wall, and are attractively designed with a variety of shrubs, climbers, fruit trees, herbaceous borders and a row of lime trees. There are two timber garden sheds and also a further private terrace for the annex.
Bridge Cottage is situated in the heart of the old village of Charminster, approximately two miles of the county town of Dorchester, with its numerous and excellent shopping facilities as well as schools, restaurants and the county hospital, and a main line railway station to London/Waterloo. In the village itself there is a shop, parish church, a first school, village hall and public house. Charminster is well situated for the excellent schools in the area in both the public and private sectors.
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