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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Sandhills, Cattistock, Dorchester, Dorset

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Pretty detached stone period cottage
  • 3 Bedrooms, 3 Reception, 2 Bathroom
  • Enlargement/Annexe Potential
  • Delightful Mature Gardens
  • Lovely Edge of Village Setting
  • First Time on Market in 40 plus Years

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE ACCOMMODATION
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sitting Room, Study, Kitchen/Dining Room, Walk-in Pantry, Cloakroom, Hall. Character Features. Economy 7 Night Storage Heating. Detached Timber Double Garage. Detached Stone Former Wash House. Extensive Parking. Large Mature Gardens. Country Views. In all about 1/3rd acre.

THE PROPERTY
Swanhills House is a pretty detached character cottage which was originally 2 cottages and is estimated to date back to the 1800's. The property has main walls of solid stone under a decorative clay tiled roof and is in need of modernisation. Character features include stone mullion leaded light windows, cottage doors, window seats, brick fireplaces, stable doors and exposed floor boards. There is Economy 7 night storage heating supplemented by a wood burner in the sitting room. From the first floor (and the gardens) there are lovely distant country views. The property offers excellent potential to create a small annexe or for enlargement, subject to any necessary planning permissions.

Swanhills House enjoys a tucked away position well set back from the country lane with excellent parking, a timber double garage (requiring attention) and good sized south/west facing gardens.

On the ground floor is a small hall, sitting room with brick fireplace and wood burner, study with fireplace, cloakroom, kitchen/dining room with brick fireplace, modern kitchen units and solid fuel Aga (no longer working) and a walk-in pantry. The first floor is arranged with the original two staircases. From the kitchen a staircase gives access to the first floor landing, principal bedroom and bathroom. A second staircase off the sitting room leads to another landing, 2 further bedrooms and a second bathroom.

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
Swanhills House is approached off a country lane and has a vehicular right-of-way over an unmade private track leading to its own good sized driveway and parking area with:-
DETACHED TIMBER DOUBLE GARAGE 21' x 16' (6.41m x 4.87m). Power & light (not tested).

The large gardens and grounds principally lie to the west and are down to lawn/grass interspersed with a wide variety of trees and shrubs including apple and pear trees and also featuring a former small ornamental pond. Part flagstone paths surround the cottage giving access to a rear court yard and:-
DETACHED STONE AND TILED STORE/FORMER WASH HOUSE 9' x 4' (2.75m x 1.22m).


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20 July 2016

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