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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Waterloo Lane, Stourton Caundle, Sturminster Newton, DT10 2JF

Guide Price £475,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A charming, detached, character cottage with fabulous open countryside views all around.

The perfect country home or get-away, Southview Cottage is situated on a quiet lane outside the village of Stourton Caundle. Enjoying uninterrupted views in all directions across farm land and rolling hills in the distance, one immediately has a feeling of space and tranquillity.

Built in the 1800’s yet not Listed, the property retains many charming, character features including exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings, fireplaces and window seats. Sitting comfortably alongside these features are the modern kitchen and bathrooms. Add to this the pretty cottage gardens, along with the garage and off street parking, and you will find all that you could hope for from your cottage in the country.

The entrance porch with tiled floor leads into the reception rooms. The sitting room has a large, freestanding wood burner which provides more than enough heat for the house. There is wood flooring and a pretty window seat to the front, and door leading into the garden room. This is a more recent extension to the house, built in approximately 1991. Ideal as a second sitting room or perhaps TV room, office or study, it has 3 sets of double doors to the garden, and stairs leading to a bedroom.

As with the sitting room, the dining room has a large fireplace, but this is currently unused and capped. To the rear is the kitchen, which was recently installed by Sherborne Kitchens and is well fitted with a range of floor and walls units incorporating a double oven and hob. There is space for a dish washer and fridge/freezer. To the side is the utility room where there is space and plumbing for the appliances, back door to the garden and door into the garage.

Also to the ground floor is a recently fitted shower room which has access to as large store room beyond.

The stairs with half landing window lead to the first floor and access to the three bedrooms and the family bathroom. All the bedrooms have wardrobe space and enjoy wonderful, far reaching countryside views. The bathroom is fitted with a bath with shower attachment over, wc, wash hand basin and views to the side and rear.

To the front of the house is the double garage, which has 2 up and over doors and sufficient space for 2 cars and a workshop area to the rear. To the side is a tarmac parking space. The gardens are mainly to both sides of the house and are mostly laid to lawn. There is a delightful patio off the garden room, and this leads to the pretty cottage garden. It is all fully fenced and hedged and enjoys absolute privacy, peace and quiet.

Southview Cottage is situated on Waterloo Lane which is a quiet road that links Stourton Caundle to the main A357. Stourton Caundle is a charming village nestled in the heart of the Dorset countryside. Within the village there is the popular Trooper public house and the active village hall and church. Just 2 miles down the road is Stalbridge, with an excellent array of shops, including Dikes supermarket, a butcher, post office, doctors, dentists etc.

Sturminster Newton is located 4 miles away and offers excellent local shops and facilities and the delightful Abbey town of Sherborne is 7 miles away, and offers a further range of boutique shops, 2 supermarkets, sports facilities, excellent schools and direct rail links to London Waterloo.

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05 July 2017

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