2 bedroom terraced house for saleSchool Lane, Blandford St. Mary, Blandford Forum, DT11 9LU
Under Offer £225,000
- Off-road parking and garden
- Edge of town location close to amenities
- With easy access to the bypass
- Spacious accommodation arranged over two floors
- Entrance hall
- Sitting/dining room
- Spacious landing
- 2 sizeable bedrooms
- Stylish bathroom
This delightful character cottage has attractive rendered elevations under a pitched, clay tiled roof and is presented in excellent order throughout having been improved and modernised by the current owners. The property now offers surprisingly spacious accommodation arranged over three floors. Particular features include replacement UPVC leaded light windows, natural stone flooring to the entrance hall and kitchen, a brick built fireplace with inset wood burning stove to the sitting/dining room, sizeable bedrooms and a stylish suite to the bathroom.
The property is approached via a private lane serving only two other properties. With two parking spaces, a timber gate leads through the delightful cottage garden and to the front door. Opening into the entrance hall there is Purbeck stone flooring, a staircase to the first floor and a door leading to the sitting/dining room.
The double aspect sitting/dining room has a window to the front elevation with a pleasant outlook onto a terrace and the garden beyond. The brick built fireplace has a stone hearth, timber mantle and inset Villager wood burning stove.
An opening leads through into the stylish kitchen. With Travertine tiled floors there is a window and a door to the rear. There is a range of floor and wall mounted units, solid timber worktops and an inset composite 1.5 sink and drainer with mixer tap. With a wall mounted gas boiler, there is space and plumbing for a fridge/freezer, washing machine and a range style cooker.
Rising to the first floor is a spacious landing with a window to the rear elevation. Doors lead to the main bedroom and bathroom.
The sizeable main bedroom is located at the front of the property and has a pleasant outlook over the garden. There is an extensive range of fitted storage to include solid timber wardrobes with a range of shelving and hanging rails and a further area of shelving to one corner.
The stylish bathroom has a suite comprising large curved shower bath with shower attachment over, a vanity unit with large wash hand basin, mixer tap and storage below. There is wood effect flooring, a heated towel rail and sensor activated LED lighting.
A further door from the landing leads to the staircase to the second floor. There is a fitted floor to ceiling cupboard and a further built in shelving.
The second bedroom again is of a generous size. With dormer windows to the front and rear, there are distant countryside views. There is a study area to one corner with a fitted desk unit and a range of cupboards and drawers.
Abutting the front of the cottage is a delightful and private Mediterranean style terrace. With white rendered walls and brick arches there is natural stone paving providing space for outdoor furniture. There is a raised bed planted with climbing roses and steps leading to the remaining gardens and parking area.
The remaining garden is laid to lawn with a gravel path to one side. There is panelled fencing to one boundary and hedging to the other providing privacy and a trellis fence with further climbing roses. There is a timber garden shed and a timber gate leading to the gravelled parking area.
There are pedestrian rights of access to the rear and to the front of the property over the neighbour's property.
The property is located off of St. Leonards Avenue via an archway leading to a private brick paved square serving only other properties within St. Leonards Court.
Blandford Forum is an interesting Georgian market town in the heart of Dorset surrounded by open countryside. There are a range of shopping, commercial and sporting facilities. There is access to the larger towns of Poole, 15 miles, Bournemouth, 22 miles and Salisbury with main line station, 22 miles.
There are excellent schools in the area within the private and state sectors to include Bryanston School and The Blandford School. Primary education can be found at The Milldown and Arch Bishop Wake Primary School.
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