5 bedroom detached house for saleChurch Road, Pimperne, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8UB
- A substantial 5 double bedroom Victorian home with potential for renovation (STPP)
- Gardens and grounds amounting approximately 5.5 acres
- Detached coach house with potential for development (STPP)
- Generously proportioned accommodation
- Drawing room, dining room, reception room and library/study
- Kitchen/breakfast room, walk-in larder, utility room, downstairs bathroom
- 5 double bedrooms, box room, bathroom, seperate WC
This substantial Victorian home has painted rendered elevations under slate roofs and offers extensive accommodation arranged over two floors. With the addition of the old coach house and approximately just over 5.5 acres of gardens, grounds and paddocks, the property provides potential for renovation and development (STPP).
The accommodation is well-appointed with generously proportioned rooms and high ceilings throughout. Although many adjustments have been made over the years, there are still a number of character features throughout the property. Those worthy of mention include original timber window shutters, original servant bells to the main hallway, pull chords to the principal rooms (not working) and fireplaces to the drawing room and dining room.
Located within the popular village of Pimperne, close to Blandford Forum, the property benefits from a gated driveway and generous off-road parking. Approaching the property via Church Lane, a pedestrian gate leads through the front garden and to the main entrance. The front door opens into a large hallway. There are doors leading to the drawing room and dining room and a staircase leads to the first floor. The dining room and the drawing room are generously sized, both with windows to the front elevation.
The dining room has a large bay window and a serving hatch to the kitchen/breakfast room. With a fireplace each, both rooms are very light and airy.
The main hallway continues and leads to a side entrance with entrance lobby and a dual aspect room with sash windows and a wash hand basin. Having independent access, this bright room has potential to be utilised to run a business from and could suit a number of requirements. A rear hall leads to the kitchen/breakfast room. With a window overlooking the gardens, there are a range of floor and wall mounted units as well as built in storage cupboards to one wall. There is a chimney breast with an inset range cooker and shelving. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a large walk-in larder, a library/study, generous utility room with a door to outside and a bathroom.
The impressive staircase leads to the first floor with a stained glass window on the half landing. The sizeable main landing has doors to the larger bedrooms and an additional hallway leading to the remaining bedrooms, the bathroom and a separate WC. There is also a box room with a window to the front elevation. The main bedroom is located at the side of the property with a window overlooking the gardens and a wash hand basin.
The second and third bedrooms are both located at the front of the property with pleasant views over the village to countryside beyond. The fourth and fifth bedrooms are both located at the rear with views towards the paddocks. The spacious main bathroom has a suite comprising bath with electric shower and screen and wash hand basin. There are large storage cupboards housing two hot water tanks and a window to the side. The separate WC has a window to the rear.
Pimperne is a popular residential village with easy access to Blandford Forum (3 miles approx.) via the A354. There are two Public Houses and a Village Shop. Located on a bus route there is access to the Cathedral city of Salisbury (30 miles approx.) with a range of facilities and a mainline station.
Blandford Forum is an attractive Georgian Market town with a range of shopping, commercial and sporting facilities. There are bus routes from Blandford providing access to the larger towns of Poole (15 miles approx.) and Bournemouth (20 miles approx.) with further facilities and main line stations. There are excellent schools locally in both the private and state sector to include Bryanston School, Clayesmore, Milton Abbey, The Blanford School and Queen Elizabeth's School. Primary education can be found in Pimperne.
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