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2 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8EJ

Sold STC £240,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period cottage
  • Located within this sought after North Dorset village with amenities
  • At the foot of Hambledon Hill
  • Spacious sitting/dining room with character features
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with doors to the garden
  • 2 bedrooms and bathroom with exposed floorboards
  • Delightful rear garden with terrace
  • Generous outbuilding providing potential for conversion (STPC)
  • Off-road parking space

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This delightful cottage has attractive brick elevations under a pitched slate roof. There are mainly timber glazed windows throughout and a wealth of character features internally. The property is approached via steps leading to the charming arched front door. Opening into a terracotta tiled entrance hall, there is a door leading to the sitting/dining room.

Having been two rooms originally, it provides a light and spacious triple aspect room with a large window to the front of the property. Particular features include an attractive ceiling beam, a brick built fireplace with tiled hearth, timber surround, inset wood burning stove and bespoke fitted cupboards and shelving to the recesses. There is a further sealed fireplace to the dining area, a door leading to the kitchen/breakfast room, and a staircase to the first floor. There is a spacious under stair cupboard housing the boiler and meters.

The kitchen/breakfast room is located to the rear of the property and has a window to and sliding doors leading to the rear garden. With slate effect ceramic floor tiles, there is a range of floor and wall mounted timber faced units. There is an integrated larder style fridge freezer and space and plumbing for a freestanding cooker and an additional kitchen appliance. The granite effect laminate worktop has an inset ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks.

Rising to the first floor, the staircase leads to landing with a window to the side aspect, a loft hatch and doors to the bedrooms and bathroom.

The main bedroom is located at the rear of the property and has a window overlooking the garden. There is a feature painted cast iron fireplace.

The second bedroom is located at the front of the property and has a window overlooking High Street. There is a fitted wardrobe and shelving to one wall.

The bathroom is of a good size and has exposed painted floorboards. There is an airing cupboard with shelving housing the hot water tank and a suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over and glazed screen, vanity unit with storage and a wash hand basin over and a low level flush WC. There is a window to the front elevation.

Externally there is a generous outbuilding with power and water supplies and a window overlooking the garden. The outbuilding could provide potential for conversion (STPC).

The property is approached from High Street via steps leading to the front door. A path leads along the right hand side of the property providing access to the rear garden and outhouse.

The delightful rear garden comprises an area of gravel abutting the cottage. There is a raised paved terrace area providing space for a table and chairs and potted plants.

There is a useful log store and a door leading to the brick built outhouse. The generous outhouse has power and water supplies and a window to the garden and provides potential for conversion/development (STPC).

The pathway to the side of the property leads to the front.

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, a general store, a post office, an organic shop, a Church, two public houses, 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).

For more sophisticated requirements, there 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.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 September 2017

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