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4 bedroom detached house for sale

East Knighton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2

Guide Price £750,000

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A detached 4 Bedroom period Cottage set in secluded gardens of over THREE QUARTERS of an acre set between Dorchester and Wareham and approximately 5 miles of the Coast at Lulworth. EPC Band D

The Cottage which is detached has rendered and colour washed elevations under a tiled roof, with uPVC double glazed windows and conservatory. Standing in a secluded garden of approximately 0.8 acres (0.32 Hectares) there are sweeping lawns together with a summer house with raised veranda, pond with ducks and fish, gravelled parking area with garage and car port which in all provide a wonderful location with ample parking, thought ideal for the growing family or the active retired. The accommodation with gas fired central heating, has to the ground floor; hall, cloakroom, study, sitting room with featured fireplace and wood burner, kitchen with gas fired AGA and large conservatory. To the first floor are 4 bedrooms, ensuite bathroom and separate bath and shower rooms. The whole is well appointed with views across the front and rear private gardens.

The property is located within the small hamlet of East Knighton which has a garage and public house. It is adjacent to Winfrith Newburgh, a traditional, attractive and popular village lying a short distance from the Jurassic Coast, one of the few World Heritage Sites. Famous Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are literally minutes away by car and Lulworth Castle is in the immediate area. The village has a post office/shop, church, public house, nursery and primary school. The historic County Town of Dorchester, the pleasant market and river quay town of Wareham and the seaside town of Weymouth with its pretty old harbour and cross channel services, are almost equidistant. Dorchester, Wareham and Weymouth have a broad range of facilities including superstores, schools, leisure facilities and shops. Poole and Bournemouth are also within easy reach and offer a much wider range of shopping, commercial and leisure activities. Nearby, Wool has an excellent range of local amenities and a main line rail connection to London Waterloo.

A five-bar field style gate and a tarmacadam driveway lead to the gravelled parking area and the Garage (18’9 x 12’9), having rendered elevations under a tiled roof with up-and-over door, light and power. Adjoining Car Port (28’7 x 12’7) with double doors, giving access to the Workshop adjoining the rear of the garage. The front boundary is a mixture of hedging, old flint wall and timber fencing. From the gravelled parking area a pedestrian gate gives access to a lawn with mature trees and the pond which has a timber picket fence around its boundary. The front garden is lawned with mature trees, planting and to one corner the Summer House (18’11 x 9’1) with folding doors, porthole windows, fitted cupboards and veranda with steps from the lawn. To the rear of the cottage a paved patio with planting and steps leading up to the lawn, again with maturing trees, hedged boundaries, greenhouse, shed and a small vegetable section. The total area extends to approx 0.8 acres (0.32 hectares). The setting is secluded and private.

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16 September 2016

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