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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum, DT11 0RB

Guide Price £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Edge of village location
  • Lovely private garden with brook and mature trees
  • Bordering open fields
  • 2500+ sq ft of flexible accommodation
  • Character house with origins in the early 1900s
  • Popular village with shop, pub, church and primary school
  • Miles of walking and riding on nearby foot and bridle paths
  • Easy access to Sturminster Newton and Blandford
  • 5 bedrooms 2/3 reception rooms
  • Ample parking and double garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A flexible 4/5 bedroom family house with lovely garden adjoining fields on the edge of the village.

Hambledon House is a charming family house dating from the early 1900s with 5 bedrooms and versatile living accommodation in this popular village. The house offers well-presented light and spacious accommodation comprising
entrance/reception hall, sitting room, attractive L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom on the ground floor. The sitting room is dual aspect with open fire and French doors to the garden and the house flows every well and is excellent for entertaining. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, family bathroom and updated en-suite shower room in the master bedroom.
There is a lovely garden to the rear with post and rail fencing adjoining open farmland, with large terrace and a small stream quietly meandering through. There are fine views towards Hambledon Hill and over the adjoining countryside.

Situated between Okeford Fitzpaine and Shillingstone, the house is easily accessible to the neighbouring towns of Blandford, Sturminster Newton and Sherborne and the larger centres of Poole, Bournemouth and the Cathedral city of Salisbury, all of which offer an extensive range of shops, schools, recreational and cultural facilities. Mainline rail connections are from Gillingham and Salisbury to London Waterloo.

Both Shillingstone and Okeford Fitzpaine have a good range of day to day requirements which include village grocery stores, post office, fuel station, pubs, churches and each have excellent primary schools. The nearby market towns of Sturminster Newton and Blandford Forum between them provide doctors, dentist’s surgeries and a minor injuries hospital. There is also a doctor’s surgery and Pharmacy in the nearby village of Child Okeford. The area is well served with by a number of independent schools, these include Bryanston, Clayesmore, Hanford, Port Regis, Canford, Dumpton and Sherborne. State senior schools can be found in Blandford, Gillingham and Sturminster Newton.


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Added on Rightmove:
10 July 2017

Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (9.4 mi)
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Symonds & Sampson, Sturminster Newton

Agriculture House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1AR

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Symonds & Sampson, Sturminster Newton

Agriculture House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1AR

01258 919015 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (9.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Symonds & Sampson, Sturminster Newton

Agriculture House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1AR

01258 919015 Local call rate

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