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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Chard Street, Thorncombe, Dorset

Sold STC £219,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Pretty Stone Cottage
  • Completely Overhauled
  • 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Central Village Setting
  • Inglenook Fireplace with Wood Burning Stove
  • Lovely Countryside Views from Upper Floors
  • Central Heating & Double Glazing
  • EPC Rating F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightful village cottage that has been sympathetically renovated and is situated in a central village position near to the community run village shop/cafe. The property still retains original features but has been complimented by new fittings throughout. Having been given an overhaul, including rewiring, new roof, re-plumbing, new windows, plastering etc, the property has been finished with oak internal doors, new bathrooms, a vaulted ceiling to the master bedroom and a new kitchen as well as new floorings and redecoration throughout. The accommodation comprises a large living/dining room with Inglenook fireplace, spacious kitchen/diner with door leading out to the back garden, double bedroom on the first floor with family bathroom and a stunning master bedroom, en-suite on the top floor. At the back is an enclosed, west facing garden. The property benefits from central heating to radiators in all rooms, fueled by an electric boiler.

Thorncombe is a pretty village in an area of outstanding natural beauty comprising many character cottages with the newer houses carefully designed to blend into the village. The village lies in the far western corner of Dorset close to the borders with Somerset and Devon. The nearest towns are Chard (5 miles) with a Sainsbury and Tesco and Crewkerne (6 miles) where there is a Waitrose. The Jurassic coast and Lyme Regis are just 10 miles to the south. The village has a very strong community with many clubs on offer and an excellent community run village shop and post office. There is also a sports/social club and car repair garage. There are plenty of walks available from the doorstep and the famous Forde Abbey and gardens is just a mile down the road. The village has a primary school in the Woodroffe pyramid and a school bus service to Woodroffe.

The accommodation, all measurements approximate, comprises:

Composite front door with diamond glazed pane into

LOUNGE: - 3.77m (12'4") To Chimney Breast x 5.28m (17'4")
Window to front with window seat. Large inglenook fireplace fitted with wood burning stove. Log store to one side. Oak latched door to turning staircase with under stairs cupboard. Recessed ceiling lights. Cupboard housing electric meters and fuse box. TV and telephone point. Two radiators. Two shallow steps up to

KITCHEN: - 2.42m (7'11") x 4.69m (15'5")
Two windows to rear. Window to side. Half glazed uPVC door to garden. The kitchen is re- fitted with a range of modern units on three sides with soft close doors and drawers. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Integrated fan oven with ceramic hob and curved glass cooker hood above, integrated fridge/freezer and washing machine. Tiled splashback. Tiled flooring. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator.


Window to rear with deep sill overlooking garden. Door to further staircase leading to top floor. Oak latched doors. Wall mounted thermostat. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO: - 3.66m (12'0") x 3.32m (10'11") Max
Window to front with deep sill and pretty countryside views across churchyard. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator.

BATHROOM: - 2.07m (6'9") x 1.69m (5'7")
Window to rear with deep sill overlooking garden. Re-fitted with a modern white suite comprising bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wc and wash hand basin with cupboards below. Fully tiled walls. Vinyl flooring. Shaver point. Radiator.


TOP FLOOR BEDROOM SUITE: - 5.14m (16'10") Max x 3.59m (11'9")
Window to front with deep sill and pretty views as before. Window to rear. Vaulted ceiling. 2 velux windows. Exposed chimney breast. Cupboard housing Trianco Aztec electric boiler, and hot water cylinder. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Door to

Fitted with a modern white suite comprising large shower, wc and wash hand basin with cupboards below. Fully tiled walls. Vinyl flooring. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Radiator.


Pretty garden to the rear, enclosed and west facing. Central patio seating area with established shrub borders.

All mains services are connected except gas (there is no gas in the village). Water is metered.

Band C. West Dorset District Council. £1550.00 for 2016/17.

The property has undergone extensive refurbishments in the past 12 months including rewiring, new roof, re-plumbing, new windows, plastering, installation of oak internal doors, new bathrooms, vaulted ceiling to the master bedroom new kitchen as well as new floorings and redecoration throughout.


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 August 2016


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