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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Olivers Mead, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, DT11 8HT

Offers in Excess of £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An executive family home built by renownded developer Michael Parker.
  • Beautifully presented with many character features throughout.
  • Private driveway with generous off-road parking and detached double garage.
  • Beautifully kept, landscaped gardens and grounds amounting to just under 0.2 acres (approx.).
  • Located within this award winning North Dorset village with a range of amenities.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This beautifully presented family home occupies a generous corner plot within this executive development by Michael Parker Homes. Built in 1996 and located within one of North Dorset's most favoured villages, the property has attractive brick, flint and stone elevations under a clay tiled roof.

The well-proportioned and versatile accommodation is arranged over two floors. There are character features to include ledged and braced doors, exposed ceiling timbers, exposed brickwork and timber panelling.

The delightful landscaped gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the property. There is a generous private driveway and a detached double garage. Covered by a storm porch, steps lead to the front door which opens into a spacious reception hall. With exposed brickwork to one wall, there is a staircase to the first floor with an under stair cupboard and a window to the front. A door from the reception hall leads to the sitting room.

This delightful dual aspect sitting room has floor to ceiling windows and French doors leading to the rear garden. There is a brick built fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast, timber bressummer and an inset gas stove. Glazed double doors lead to the dining room. The dining room has a window to the rear affording pleasant views over the garden and a door to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Also located at the rear of the property, the kitchen/breakfast room has a window and French doors to the rear garden. There are a range of floor and wall mounted timber faced units, laminate worktops, tiled splashbacks and an inset ceramic sink/drainer with mixer tap. There is space for appliances in addition to an integrated Neff oven/grill set into exposed brickwork and a gas hob. With terracotta floor tiles, there is space for a table and chairs. There is a useful walk-in cupboard currently utilised as a larder and doors lead to the reception hall and the utility room. The utility room houses the gas fired boiler and comprises a further range of units, a worktop with inset sink and space for under-counter appliances. A door leads to the side of the property and the garage. Completing the downstairs accommodation is a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin and a study with a window to the front elevation. This room could be utilised as a 5th bedroom if required.

The galleried first floor landing is light and spacious with windows to the front elevation affording wonderful views to Okeford Hill. There is a loft hatch with pull down ladder and an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. The master bedroom has a window to the rear overlooking the garden, a large wardrobe with hanging rail and an ensuite shower room. The ensuite features ‘Karndean’ flooring and comprises a double shower cubicle, WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin.

The second and third bedrooms are located at the front of the property and both have fitted wardrobes and afford impressive countryside views. Bedroom 4 is located at the rear of the property with a window overlooking the garden. The family bathroom is a particular feature of this Michael Parker Home with Karndean flooring and a suite comprising bath with timber panelled surround, vanity unit with wash hand basin and a WC. There is a useful built-in cupboard.

Child Okeford is a thriving village, between the River Stour to the west and Hambledon Hill to the east. It has an excellent range of facilities to include a general store, a post office, an organic farm shop, a Church, two public houses, a doctor's surgery with dispensary and a primary school with nursery.

The nearby towns of Blandford Forum and Shaftesbury offer a wide range of facilities including shops, supermarkets, a small hospital and libraries, whilst Gillingham has a mainline railway station (London Waterloo). Further afield is Salisbury to the east and Bath to the north. The A303 is approximately 30 minutes to the north, giving access to the south-west and London via the M3. There is a fantastic range of local schools in the area including Bryanston School, Clayesmore School, The Blandford School, Hanford School and Knighton House.


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24 November 2017

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