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5 bedroom town house for sale

The Plocks, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning 5 bedroom Grade II Listed townhouse
  • Completely restored to a high standard by the current owners
  • Many original features retained - sash windows with shutters, fireplaces, plaster cornices, ceiling roses
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room with double doors leading to the walled courtyard garden
  • 2 parking spaces

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Blandford Forum is an historic Georgian market town located in the valley of the River Stour. The town boasts a good range of shops, banks, schools, hospital, health centres and leisure centre. Easy access to the larger towns of Bournemouth, Poole, Salisbury and the County town of Dorchester. Regular rail services available from Poole and Salisbury to London Waterloo. The area is well served by a good variety of Independent Schools at Bryanston, Clayesmore, Hanford, Knighton House and Sandroyd. Sporting facilities include water sports along the Dorset coastline, golf at Ashley Wood, Rushmore and Broadstone and horse racing at Salisbury, Wincanton and Exeter.

Dating from 1759 and originally the Municipal Offices and then a firm of local solicitors, Outhays House is now a stunning Georgian family home of brick elevations under a tiled roof, located just off the centre of this historic market town. The property has been completely renovated to a high standard by the current owners, with emphasis placed on retaining many of the original period features including sash windows with shutters and window seats, Georgian style plaster cornice, ceiling roses and fireplaces. The spacious and well thought out accommodation is arranged over three floors with all the principle rooms being south facing and enjoying a pleasant outlook over Church Lane.

Ground Floor:
Segmental hood on scrolled consoles with fanlight and front door to the

Entrance Lobby
Flagstone floor, glazed door to the

Dining Room
Ornate tiled floor, Georgian style plaster cornice, ceiling rose, original sash window with shutters and seat, door to inner hallway, door to the

Sitting Room
Two sash windows with shutters, cast iron fireplace with inset tiles and surround, original restored wooden flooring, Georgian style plaster cornice, bespoke shelved display recess, 2 wall lights, television point.

Inner Hallway
Staircase to the first floor, tiled floor, Georgian style plaster cornice,smoke detector, door to the Cellars.

Original sash window and seat with storage, part panelled walls, Georgian style plaster cornice.

Belfast sink with mixer tap, solid wood worktops, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, part glazed door to the garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Well thought out and fitted with a range of good quality floor and wall units, display cabinets, 1.5 inset ceramic sink with mixer tap, solid wood worktops with tiled splashbacks, tiled floor with underfloor heating, space for large farmhouse style table, built-in AEG double oven and microwave, Whirlpool induction hob with hood over, integral dishwasher, space for large fridge/freezer, storage cupboard, shelved pantry, exposed beams, inset ceiling lights, double doors to the garden.

First Floor:

Original staircase to the second floor, walk-in shelved airing cupboard, cupboard with hot water cylinder and floor mounted Worcester gas boiler for hot water and central heating to radiators.

Master Bedroom Suite
Double aspect with views down Church Lane. Three sash windows, ornate fireplace, coved cornice, television point, door to the

Rolltop bath, fully tiled double shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Sash window, tiled floor, ladder radiator, inset ceiling lights, extractor fan, towel rail, coved cornice. Walk-in wardrobe with tiled floor, inset ceiling lights. Shoe room with wall mirror, shelving, sash window.

Bedroom 2
Views down Church Lane. Sash window, cast iron fireplace, coved cornice.

Bedroom 3
Views over the walled garden. Ornate cast iron fireplace, coved cornice, access to storage room, door to bathroom.

Comprising panelled bath with shower unit over, shower door, wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor, heated towel rail, inset ceiling lights, extractor fan, mirror, window.

Second Floor:
Smoke detector, window.

Bedroom 4
Exposed rafter, floorboards, dormer window with views down Church Lane

Bedroom 5
Floorboards, access to loft, dormer window with views down Church Lane

Outside: To the rear of the property is an attractive Walled Courtyard Garden with brick pavoirs and slate shingle. Raised lawn. Outside tap and light. Timber shed. Two allocated parking spaces accessed via Bedlam Yard.

Mains Water, Electricity, Gas and Drainage system. Telephone subject to BT transfer regulations.

Council Authority North Dorset District Council, Nordon House, Salisbury Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset. Tel: 01258 454111

Council Tax Band E

NB All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have not been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.

Disclaimer: In accordance with Section 21 of the Estate Agent Act 1979, we declare that there is a personal interest in the sale of this property. The property is being sold by a member of staff within Chaffers (Blandford) Ltd.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 May 2017


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