3 bedroom cottage for saleWest Stafford, Dorchester
Sold STC £325,000
Parkers are delighted to offer for sale this charming, Grade II listed thatched cottage located in a secluded position in West Stafford. The home offers accommodation that has been maintained to a high standard throughout, and offers a sitting room with original fireplace, kitchen breakfast room with Aga, utility room, along with three bedrooms and a bathroom. The home enjoys a level, southerly facing garden and gated off road parking for two cars.
Situation - West Stafford is approximately three miles to the east of the County town of Dorchester. The property is situated close to a delightful 15th century church, and the village also has clubs and associations that one would expect to find in an active community. Lower Bockhampton, the birthplace of Thomas Hardy and Puddletown Forest are nearby. The surrounding countryside is crossed by numerous footpaths alongside the River Frome and on the coast. The south Dorset Jurassic Coastline is accessible at various places such as Lulworth Cove and Osmington Mills, whilst a little further afield there are other places of interest such as Hardys Monument, Portland Bill, Chesil Beach and Lyme Regis. The County town of Dorchester has many interesting shops, specialist retailers and family businesses, as well as train links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.
Accommodation - The hallway provides a lovely introduction to the property, with wooden doors and a large storage cupboard beneath the stairs.
A lovely, bright sitting room with a charming fireplace with multi-fuel stove, original copper oven, and fitted storage either side.
The kitchen/diner is an extension to the 300-year-old cottage, which creates a fabulous space fitted with John Lewis kitchen units, oak worktops, ceramic sink unit and an oil-fired AGA (fully serviced). There are French doors to the garden, along with a stable door to a covered storm porch.
There is a separate utility room with space to fit additional storage units, along with plumbing for a washing machine. Flagstone floor.
On the first floor, two bedrooms enjoy fitted cupboards, and the third provides space for freestanding storage.
The property has been well maintained by the current owner, and benefits from a new boiler, and the thatched ridge was replaced in 2015.
To the side of the garden there is a gravelled driveway providing off road parking for two cars.
The garden to the rear of the property is enclosed and enjoys a private and sunny aspect with areas of lawn along with a patio area.
Sitting Room - 3.99m x 3.63m (13'1 x 11'11 ) -
Kitchen Breakfast Room - 4.57m x 3.66m (15'0 x 12'0) -
Utility Room - 2.08m x 1.91m (6'10 x 6'3) -
Bedroom One - 3.66m x 2.39m (12'0 x 7'10) -
Bedroom Two - 3.66m x 2.13m (12'0 x 7'0) -
Bedroom Three - 3.12m x 2.92m (10'3 x 9'7) -
Bathroom - 2.67m x 1.91m (8'9 x 6'3) -
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.
Local Authorities - West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ Tel: 01305 251010.
We are advised that the council tax band is D.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860.
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