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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

East Street, Winterborne Kingston, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9BQ

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall
  • Sitting room
  • Reception room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Cloakroom
  • Rear entrance hall
  • 3 double bedrooms, family bath/shower room
  • Off-road parking, gardens.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most impressive and individual period property of immense character and charm located along a no-through road with a delightful garden and within this popular village. With mainly attractive brick and flint elevations under a pitched slate roof, this delightful property sits well within a good sized plot with off-road parking for a number of cars and a well-kept, lawned rear garden. The well-appointed accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises three reception rooms, a kitchen, a downstairs cloakroom and a large rear entrance porch. On the first floor are three good sized double bedrooms and a bathroom.

There are many delightful period features throughout the property to include the oak, cast iron studded front door, exposed ceiling timbers throughout and oak panelling to the stairwell. There is an impressive Inglenook fireplace to the sitting room with exposed brickwork and oak bressumer and original ledged and braced internal doors throughout.

The property is approached via cast iron railings with a gate leading to the front door. To the left of the house is a walled, gravelled driveway providing off-road parking for a number of cars and access to the garden and rear entrance porch. The front door opens into an entrance hall and lobby area. The oak panelled stairwell leads to the first floor. A door to the left leads through to a double aspect dining room with a door to the rear entrance porch and a door leading through to the kitchen. The kitchen comprises a range of attractive handmade timber floor and wall mounted units and granite worktops. There is an inset stainless steel sink and ceramic hob, integrated double oven and grill and space for appliances.

At the other end of the entrance hall is the double aspect sitting room with Inglenook fireplace and French doors opening onto a terrace. A passageway leads through to a further reception room. With a window and door to the garden this versatile space could be utilised as a fourth bedroom or an office/studio. There is also a cloakroom on the ground floor.

The staircase from the entrance hall leads to a spacious galleried landing with loft access, a linen cupboard with handmade timber doors and windows to the front and rear. The main bedroom has a window overlooking the rear garden and there are storage cupboards with further handmade doors. The second bedroom is also located at the rear with a window overlooking the garden and a recess storage cupboard. The third bedroom has a window to the front and a further recess storage cupboard. The double aspect bathroom has windows to the front and side and a panelled bath, a panel enclosed shower, pedestal wash hand basin and a WC.

The delightful gardens and grounds wrap themselves around the house. The gravel driveway gives access to a terrace that runs along the rear of the house. A panelled fence flanked by lavender stretches along to a trellis rose arch which gives access to the lawned gardens. The terrace continues to the end of the property and can be accessed via the sitting room and the second reception room. The attractive lawned gardens are bordered by a range of specimen plants, shrubs and trees and provide a peaceful area to relax in.

The property is situated along East Street, a no-through lane on the edge of Winterborne Kingston, a popular village located between Blandford Forum (6 miles) and Dorchester (14 miles). Located on a bus route, the village itself offers a popular public house, a church and a village hall with recreation ground. Further nearby amenities include Bere Regis with village stores and two public houses. The Georgian market town of Blandford Forum provides a range of education as well as shopping, commercial and sporting facilities. There is a mainline railway station at Dorchester and the larger towns of Poole and Bournemouth are approximately 15 miles and 20 miles respectively with a further range of facilities.

There are an extensive range of footpaths and bridleways surrounding Winterborne Kingston making it a good centre for country pursuits. There is the Dunbury Primary School nearby and further education in Blandford Forum and Dorchester to include The Blandford School, Bryanston and The Thomas Hardye School.


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18 July 2016

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