3 bedroom end of terrace house for saleTower Hill, Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum, DT11 8NH
- An end of terrace period cottage, located within this sought after village.
- Well-planned accommodation arranged over two floors.
- Addition of a large conservatory overlooking the delightful gardens.
- 2 reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen. 3 bedrooms.
- Beautifully maintained south-facing garden.
With mainly rendered elevations under a pitched slate tiled roof, this attractive, south facing cottage benefits from a sunny aspect in a quiet, edge of village location.
Believed to have originally been part of an orphanage, there is an abundance of character and charm throughout. This delightful cottage offers well-planned accommodation arranged over two floors.
The property is approached via a wrought iron pedestrian gate and a paved path winds through the pretty front gardens and to the conservatory front door.
The conservatory, being a latter addition, provides a wonderful and versatile space, stretching along the front of the cottage and with French doors leading straight to the garden. The original front door leads into a living room with parquet timber flooring, exposed ceiling timbers and a brick built fireplace with inset 'Hunter Herald' multi-fuel stove. With a staircase leading to the first floor, there is a door to the rear hall and a door to the sitting room/snug.
The rear hall provides a useful space for a fridge/freezer and general storage. It could also be utilised as a dining area and leads through to the galley kitchen with a range of floor and wall mounted units with tiled worktops and splashbacks. With inset sink and space for a freestanding cooker there is plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. There is a small step down and a door to a further reception room currently utilised as a snug and also accessed from the living room. With brick built fireplace and a further 'Hunter Herald' multi-fuel stove there is parquet timber flooring and a window to the front. Also on the ground floor, next to the snug is a shower room allowing for the potential for the snug to be utilised as a further bedroom.
On the first floor are three bedrooms. The main bedroom is located at the far end of the property and with a window to the front, is accessed via the third bedroom which could be used as a dressing room if preferred. The upstairs bathroom adjoins the main bedroom allowing it to be utilised as an ensuite. The second bedroom which is currently utilised as a guest bedroom has a window to the front elevation.
The upstairs bathroom is of a good size and is fully tiled with a window to the side and a panelled bath, WC and wash hand basin. There is a large airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and a heated towel rail.
The cottage benefits from a delightful south facing garden to the front, beautifully maintained by the current owners, it has been separated into a number of areas. Adjoining the conservatory is an area laid to lawn, bordered by beds planted with mature specimen plants and bushes with slate chippings. There is a hedged border to the front of the property providing privacy from the lane.
There is a delightful terracotta paved terrace to the front of the conservatory with space for a small table and chairs. A clematis clad rose arch leads to a barbeque terrace with brick built barbeque and a honeysuckle clad timber pergola. The remaining garden is mainly laid to paving and slate chippings providing areas for potted plants along with a flint rockery area. There are two outbuildings, one of which is brick built and a timber shed suitable for storing logs and garden tools/machinery.
Iwenre Minster remains one of North Dorset's most sought after villages. Located within the Cranborne chase and in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, amenities in the village include a Public House, general stores and Post Office, leisure centre and Parish Church.
The nearby Georgian market town of Blandford Forum is 7 miles (approx.) with a range of commercial, shopping and sporting facilities. The Saxon Hilltop town of Shaftesbury is also approximately 7 miles with a range of further facilities. The famous Dorset coastline is 20 miles (approx.).
There is an excellent range of education locally including Clayesmore in Iwerne Minster, The Blandford School, Bryanston School, The Shaftesbury School and St. Mary's Shaftesbury. Primary education can be found locally in Fontmell Magna, Child Okeford and Shillingstone.
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