4 bedroom detached house for saleHectors Way, Blandford St. Mary, Blandford Forum
- Quiet, convenient and sought after location
- Attractive traditional brick and flint construction
- Generous well organised accommodation
- Large hall and 2 reception rooms
- Smart kitchen and separate utility area
- 4 bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms
- Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Double garage with office/studio over
- Lovely private garden and plenty of parking
Tara Cottage is a stylish individual brick and flint detached house, built about 20 years ago on an award-winning development, perfectly situated on the edge of town in a sought after and convenient location a short distance from the centre of Blandford. Home to the current owner for about 12 years the house has attractively presented and well-organised accommodation comprising a large entrance hall with a good sized sitting room with an open fireplace and French doors on one side, and a dining room/study and fitted kitchen with separate utility area to the other. Upstairs there are 4 good bedrooms (1 en suite) and a contemporary family bathroom. The accommodation is supplemented by a useful studio/office (which could easily be converted into an annexe subject to consent) above the garage. Tara Cottage also benefits from double glazing, gas fired central heating and good levels of insulation making it an economic and easy house to manage, and a great family home in a great location.
Situated virtually at the end of this quiet cul-de-sac along with four other similar homes, Tara Cottage has a lovely garden with neatly clipped ornamental hedges and colourful borders to the front, a wide tarmac drive and plenty of parking in front of the detached double garage and a good size private walled garden at the back. Immediately behind the house there is a large timber deck which gets the benefit of the morning sun, on the other side of the garden another deck which is off the kitchen and is in the afternoon and evening sun, and in between there is a large lawn surrounded by colourful and imaginatively stocked borders, mature shrubs and specimen trees. The detached double garage has twin up and over doors and a staircase leading up to an office/studio in the attic, which might be converted to an annexe (subject to planning consent).
All mains services are available at the property. Gas fired radiator central heating. Good broadband service.
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Surrounded by picturesque countryside, and within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Blandford Forum is a busy market town famed for its charming Georgian architecture bustling market square and one of the finest Georgian churches outside London. The town easily satisfies everyone’s day-to-day needs for shops and services with supermarkets including an M&S food hall, a weekly market and farmers market. From its ideal elevated location across the river, Tara Cottage is within easy reach of the town centre and only a brisk walk or short drive out into the lovely countryside that surrounds the town. Although Dorset is a rural county, communication links are excellent. The commute from Blandford to the Poole Bournemouth Christchurch conurbation is very straight forward making the town popular with people who work in that area, and easy access onto the A31 provides a quick link to the M27 for Southampton Portsmouth and the M3 up to London. Bournemouth and Southampton airports are easily accessible as are the ferry ports at Poole Southampton and Portsmouth, and Salisbury and Bournemouth both have fast regular train services to London Waterloo.
The area around Blandford is very well served with good local schools at all levels and as well as primary schools and state secondary schools nearby there is an excellent choice of private schools including Bryanston, Milton Abbey and Canford and prep schools at Knighton House, Castle Court and Dumpton. There are many good opportunities for sport and recreation in the area, and the Jurassic coast, New Forest and Cranborne Chase are all on the doorstep so there is excellent walking, riding and cycling country nearby. There are plenty of sports clubs in and around the town and good opportunities for water sports in Poole harbour and along the south coast which is less than an hour’s drive away.
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