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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

South Holme, Stourpaine, Blandford Forum

Sold STC £285,000

Property Description

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An attractive 3 bedroom semi detached brick and flint Cottage retaining a wealth of character and charm offering accommodation extending to 3 floors.

* Sitting Room * Kitchen/Diner * 3 Bedrooms * En-suite Shower Room * Family Bathroom * Secluded Rear Garden * Summer House * 2 Parking Spaces *

Stourpaine is a village set in the Stour Valley, 2 miles north of Blandford Forum.  Local amenities include public house and parish church, near which is a medieval moat.  Set in the shadow of Hod Hill, a large Iron Age Hillfort, Stourpaine is also close  to the River Stour.  It is an excellent base for walking being close by to a long distance footpath known as the Trailway extending to nearby Towns of Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton to the North.The Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury is 9 miles whilst Poole and Bournemouth are 17 and 23 (approx) miles respectively. 
Leave Blandford on the A350 towards Shaftesbury.  On reaching Stourpaine turn left into South Holme which is next to the public house. The Cottage can be found on your right after a short distance.


The Cottage as previously stated has brick and flint elevations under a tiled roof being an early Victorian example dating back we believe to the 1850's. The Cottage has undergone extension in more recent years providing a more spacious Kitchen but does retain many magnificent features including the Inglenook fireplace to Sitting Room, exposed beams, and pine latched doors. Composite double glazed door gives access to the generous sized Sitting Room with the dominant feature being the large Inglenook fireplace housing woodburing stove and retaining the original bread oven. Door extends through to the generous sized Kitchen/Dining Room having been recently re-fitted with a new range of kitchen units providing cupboard and drawer storage, complimented by wood worktops and a double bowl Belfast style sink with mixer tap. Having 2 windows overlooking the secluded rear garden, the Kitchen also benefits from large Velux windows giving additional natural light. Exposed floorboards have been varnished and stairs with exposed pine turned spindles and handrail with cupboard storage below extend to first floor. Further cupboard houses Calor gas fired boiler. UPVC double glazed door extends to rear garden.

First floor landing with matching staircase extends to the second floor Bedroom. Master Bedroom is located to the front having 2 windows giving ample natural lightand is complimented by partial timber panelling to one wall and exposed stained floorboards. The En-suite Shower Room comprises a fully tiled en-suite shower enclosure, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and a push button low level WC. Bedroom 2 benefits from 2 windows overlooking rear garden and offers extensive wardrobe/cupboard storage. The white coloured family Bathroom comprises a timber panelled bath with Victorian style mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC all complimented by generous tiled splashbacks and a side aspect window offering far reaching views. The second floor Bedroom retains a wealth of character with its vaulted sloping ceilings with exposed beams and a Velux window to rear aspect allowing natural light. Built-in wardrobe storage.

Features Include:-

UPVC Double Glazing
Calor Gas Fired Central Heating to Radiators
Newly Fitted Range of Kitchen Units
Large Inglenook Fireplace to Sitting Room
En-suite to Master Bedroom
Exposed Beams in Second Floor Bedroom
Pine Latch Doors
2 Parking Spaces
Secluded Rear Garden With Summer House


No.6 South Holme benefits from 2 Parking Spaces located to the right of No.4 South Holme. The rear garden offers a good degree of privacy being bounded by fencing and established shrubs and climbers with a paved and cobble area immediately adjacent to the Kitchen with outside tap and steps leading to remainder of garden being paved with well-stocked flower shrub beds and borders in-turn leading to the good sized timber Summer House being double glazed with tongue and grooved wood flooring and square arch leading to good sized storage area. Light and power connected as well as a water supply which just needs to be connected under the Kitchen sink if required. No.6 South Holme enjoys a right of way over next door from the rear garden leading to the Parking Space.

The Accommodation Comprises:-

Sitting Room 17'11 x 13' (5.46m x 3.96m)
Kitchen/Diner  15'10 (4.83m) max x 15'5 (4.7m)
Bedroom 1  12'4 x 8'1 (3.76m x 2.46m)
En-suite Shower Room  
Bedroom 2  10'6 (3.2m) plus Built-in Wardrobe  x 7'11 (2.41m)
Family Bathroom
Second Floor:-
Bedroom 3  15'8 (4.78m) max to Include Wardrobe  x  9'9 (2.97m)
Secluded Rear Garden
Summer House

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 August 2017


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