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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Durweston, Blandford Forum


Property Description

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A substantial late Victorian detached house with generous sized rooms, superb large rear garden and offering ample parking as well as double garaging.

* Entrance Porch * Entrance Hallway * Drawing Room * Kitchen * Dining Room * Sitting Room * Conservatory * Cloakroom * 4 Bedrooms * Bathroom * Shower Room * Front & Rear Gardens * Double Garage & Parking for Several Vars *

Durweston is a sought after village surrounded by beautiful countryside ideal for walking and riding.  There is a church, schools and recreational ground.  The market town of Blandford Forum with its good shopping and travel facilities is approximately 2 miles distance. 
From Blandford take the A350 to Shaftesbury.  At the traffic lights turn left over the bridge.  Proceed through the Village and property can be found on your left hand side just before the second turning left.


The Old Forge House has brick elevations under a slate roof, built circa 1900 and has been in the current families ownership for 4 generations. UPVC double glazed Porch via hardwood door gives access to the Entrance Hall with a front aspect window and stairs extending to first floor with exposed spindles and balustrade and useful deep fitted cupboard under. Access through to the impressive Drawing Room extending to 24'8 (7.52m) in length and offering triple aspect windows and living flame coal effect fire as well as central feature archway. Door extends to Inner Hallway with a UPVC double glazed door and to rear garden and windows overlooking same. Downstairs Cloakroom. The Kitchen opens up into the square Dining Room with the Kitchen enjoying a side aspect window with rural views towards the Ancient Hill Fort of Hod Hill and comprises a range of base and wall units with built-in 4 ring gas hob, Zanussi oven and grill, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. The Dining Room also offers a range of matching base and wall units and enjoys a double aspect with rural views. The Sitting Room is located to the rear of the property enjoying a side aspect window and square arch through to the Victorian style UPVC double glazed Conservatory with tiled flooring and windows overlooking the well-tended gardens with French doors to same. To the first floor you are greeted with an exceptionally large Landing offering the versatility of a Study area, airing cupboard and a side aspect window and again rural views. Bedroom 1 enjoys double aspect windows to the rear of the property enjoying partial rural views and comes complete with built-in wardrobes. Fully tiled Shower Room is located adjacent with an oversized shower enclosure, wash hand basin and low level WC. Bedroom 2 is located to the front enjoying double aspect windows, rural views and comes complete with built-in wardrobes, high level storage cupboards and matching dressing table unit. Bedroom 3 enjoys a side aspect window and also benefits from a built-in double wardrobe. Bedroom 4 offers double aspect windows with rural views and built-in wardrobes. Family Bathroom comprising panelled bath, low level WC, wash hand basin and also offers access to roof space. 

Features include:-

Gas Fired Central Heating to Radiators
UPVC Double Glazing
Kitchen with Built-in Appliances
Large Drawing Room Extending to 24'8 (7.52m) in Length
UPVC Double Glazed Conservatory
PVC Facias, Sofits and Guttering
Ample Parking
Double Garage


The front of the Cottage is bounded by a brick and flint wall with wrought iron gate giving access to front Porch. The property boasts ample parking with a brick paved driveway with parking for several cars to the front, 5 bar gate to rear of property gives access to the large shingle stone drive which in-turn gives access to the Detached Double Garage 18' x 18' (5.49m x 5.49m) with a pitched tiled roof, large up and over door, windows giving natural light, personal door to garden, light and power connected. The fully enclosed South facing rear garden is bounded by fencing and has been extremely well-tended and cared for by its current vendors comprising an extensive lawn with well-stocked flower/shrub and rose borders as well as a brick and paved patio area adjacent to Cottage. To the rear of the Double Garage is the Greenhouse and range of outbuildings used for storage and previously dog kennels. Large lean-to Store offering ample storage facilities gives access to the 'Secret Vegetable/Soft Fruit Garden' bounded by walling and offering complete privacy.

The Accommodation Comprises:-

Entrance Porch

Entrance Hallway

Drawing Room 24'8 (7.52m) x 15' (4.57m)max narrowing to 10'7 (3.23m)

Kitchen 12'1 (3.68m) x 7' (2.13m)

Dining Room 11'11 (3.63m) x 11'10 (3.61m)

Sitting Room 12' (3.66m) x 11'10 (3.61m)

Conservatory  11'4 (3.45m) x 10'4 (3.15m)

Downstairs Cloakroom  

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1 12' (3.66m) x 11'10 (3.61m)

Bedroom 2 14'4 (4.37m) x 11'2 (3.4m)

Bedroom 3  11'2 (3.4m) x 9' (2.74m)

Bedroom 4 9'1 (2.77m) x 8'6 (2.59m)

Family Bathroom

Separate Shower Room

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 May 2017


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