2 bedroom detached bungalow for saleKnotts Close, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum
A rare opportunity to purchase a delightful detached bungalow set in good sized grounds in a quiet resiential area and presented to the market with the bonus of no onward chain and offering scope for further enhancement. The bungalow is situated in the sought after popular village of Child Okeford, which boasts an active community with many events centred around the village hall and community centre, ranging from football and cricket to toddler groups and flower arranging. The village also benefits from a post office/stores, primary school, doctors surgery, two public houses and garden centre with an organic farm shop, art gallery and cafe. The bungalow has scope to put one's own mark on it by replacing kitchen units and bathroom suites, as well as new flooring and contemporary decoration, however, in its current state offers comfortable and roomy accommodation benefiting from uPVC double glazed windows and gas fired central heating via radiators. An early viewing is highly recommended to avoid missing out on the chance to purchase this lovely home.
In brief, the internal accommodation consists of welcoming and spacious entrance hall with storage cupboard, sitting room with view over the front garden and feature fireplace, dining area with French doors opening to the rear sun terrace and serving hatch to the kitchen. The kitchen has enough room for a breakfast table, built in storage cupboard and pantry. There is also a bathroom, separate cloakroom and two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and one with a shower cubicle. Outside there is driveway parking for one car, good sized single garage with direct access to inside the bungalow, enclosed front garden and large rear garden which enjoys a sunny and private aspect.
Energy Efficiency Rating D - Council Tax Band E - DRAFT DETAILS
Entrance Hall - Glazed front door with full height window to one side opens into a spacious and welcoming entrance hall. Ceiling lights. Smoke detectors. Coved. Access to the loft space. Central heating programmer and thermostat. Radiators. Power and telephone points. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Further storage cupboard fitted with shelf and coat hooks.
Sitting Room - Part glazed door from the entrance hall opens into the sitting room with window overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Obscured glazed window into the hall. Power and television points. Fireplace with stone mantel, slip and hearth plus coal effect gas fire. Wood block flooring. Opens into the:-
Dining Area - High level window to the side. French doors opening to the rear paved sun terrace. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Serving hatch to the kitchen. Wood block flooring.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Part glazed door from the hall. Window with tiled sill overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Fitted with a range of kitchen units with drawers and eye level cupboards and cabinets with open ended display shelves. Generous amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space for under counter fridge. Space for slot in cooker. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Larder cupboard with light, shelves, tiled shelf and window to the rear. Storage cupboard fitted with shelves. Part glazed door to the rear.
Master Bedroom - Part glazed door from the hall. Window overlooking the rear garden and high level window to the side. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall shelf. Radiator. Power points. Two double wardrobes with hanging rails, shelves and overhead storage cupboards.
Bedroom Two - Window overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Double wardrobe with hanging rail, shelf and overhead storage cupboard. Shower screen with tiled walls and sliding screen.
Bathroom - Obscured glazed window with tiled sill. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Wall mounted slimline mirror fronted bathroom cabinet with light over. Part tiled walls. Bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin.
Cloakroom - Obscured glazed window to the side. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Low level WC.
Garage - Good sized single garage with electric up and over door. Light and power. Fitted with wall cupboards. Gas fired central heating boiler. Window to the side and door into the hall of the property.
Garden Room - With dwarf wall, part glazed door to the side and windows overlooking the rear garden and to the side overlooking the sun terrace. Light and power. Tiled floor. Door to large storage cupboard.
Garden - The property is approached from the road onto a drive with space to park one car and leads up to the garage. A path from the drive leads to the front door and to the side of the bungalow. The front garden is mostly laid to lawn and interspersed with beds planted with a variety of shrubs. To the back of the bungalow there is a paved raised sun terrace with steps leading down to the rear garden. This is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, plus two timber garden sheds. The garden is of a very good size, enjoying a sunny aspect and a high degree of privacy.
From The Sturminster Newton Office - DIRECTIONS FROM STURMINSTER NEWTON SIDE - At the traffic lights turn onto Old Market Hill. Turn left at the next set of lights heading towards Shaftesbury. Continue through the village of Manston and turn right on the bend heading towards Child Okeford. Continue on this road until the village passing the Saxon Pub, farm shop and village hall. Take the next turn right into Station Road, then second turning right into Knotts Close. The property will be found a short distance on the left hand side.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE BLANDFORD SIDE - Leave Blandford on the A350 heading towards Stourpaine. Continue through the lights at Stourpaine heading towards Shaftesbury. On leaving Iwerne Minster take the first turning left just after Clayesmore School to Child Okeford. Stay on this road until Child Okeford and then turn right. Lower Common Road becomes Gold Hill. Pass the village store and take the next turn right into Station Road, then second turning right into Knotts Close. The property will be found a short distance on the left hand side.
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