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Detached house for sale

High Street, Spetisbury, Blandford Forum

Sold STC £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • UPVC Double Glazed Sealed Unit Windows
  • Gas Fired Central Heating to Radiators
  • Double Garage with Electric Up and Over Door
  • Workshop
  • Beautifully Landscaped Gardens Extending to the River Stour
  • Pine Latch Internal Doors
  • Ample Parking

Full description

An imposing well presented detached house commanding stunning views over the River Stour and meadows beyond as well as standing in superbly maintained grounds extending to just under 1/2 an acre.

Porch * Entrance Hall * Sitting Room * Conservatory * Dining Room * Kitchen * Breakfast Room * Utility Room * Boot Room * Cloakroom * Study * Workshop * Double Garage * 3 Bedrooms * Shower Room * Attic Room *

Spetisbury is a village situated to the south of Blandford being served with public house, School and Church. The coast is within motoring distance and the surrounding countryside provides walking and recreation. 
Leave Blandford on the A350 continue through the village of Charlton Marshall and into Spetisbury. On entering the village proceed through the Village and just as you are leaving the main High Street the property can be found on your left.

Further Features Include:-

UPVC and Double Glazed Sealed Unit Windows
Gas Fired Central Heating to Radiators
Double Garage with Electric Up and Over Door
Beautifully Landscaped Gardens Extending to the River Stour
Pine Latch Internal Doors
Ample Parking Including Boat/Caravan or Motor Home
The Accommodation Comprises:-

The Accommodation Comprises:-

Entrance Hall
Sitting Room 18'4 x 13'11 (5.59m x 4.24m )
Conservatory 12'6 x 12'4 (3.81m x 3.76m)
Dining Room 15'5 x 9'7 (4.7m x 2.92m)
Kitchen 15'5 x 15'3 (4.7m x 4.65m)
Breakfast Room 10'6 x 6'9 (3.2m x 2.06m)
Utility Room 5'8 x 4'8 (1.73m x 1.42m)
Boot Room
Study 9'10 x 9'5 (3m x 2.87m)
Workshop 11'5 x 4'10 (3.48m x 1.47m)
Double Garage 30'6 x 17'7 (9.3m x 5.36m)

First Floor
Master Bedroom  23'9 (7.24m) max x 15'6 (4.72m) max Narrowing to 10'6 (3.2m)
Bedroom 2 13'11 x 12'5 (4.24m x 3.78m)
Bedroom 3 11'4 x 9'6 (3.45m x 2.9m)
Shower Room

Second Floor
Attic Room  18'6 x 18'1 (5.64m x 5.51m)

Alders Mead, being a mature detached house has been sympathetically extended and modernised over the previous 30 years during the present vendors ownership. During the extension process Douglas Fir wood was used in conjunction with Cedar shingles creating a truly stunning individual house of character.

The house occupies a commanding position overlooking the well cared for terraced gardens approaching 1/2 an acre that extend down to the River Stour with jetty's ideal for boat launching, a lazy day making the most of the fishing rights or watching Kingfishers and families of Swans often seen passing by.  The views achieved from the house and gardens really do need to be seen to fully appreciate. 

Generous sized Entrance Porch with complimentary tiled flooring gives access via a hardwood door into the Entrance Hall with stairs extending to first floor with exposed turned spindles and handrail with a useful walk-in cupboard under as well as a low level cupboard. Further cloaks cupboard and window to front aspect giving natural light. 
The Sitting Room enjoys triple aspect windows with extensive glazing to the rear making the most of the uninterrupted views over surrounding countryside and garden. The focal point of the room is the woodburning stove set in the chimney breast as well as the exposed ceiling beams giving that extra touch of character. Glazed double doors extend through to the Garden Room with a pitched roof and again windows making the most of the views on offer. French doors extend to garden.
The Dining Room has a feature bay window with wide tiled shelf and French doors extending to front garden. Feature brick pillar and archway extends through to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room with extensive glazing to the rear, again making the most of the views. The Kitchen is extensively fitted with a range of base and wall units providing cupboard and drawer storage with a feature brick arch with a cooker hood and range cooker under. The Kitchen area is complimented by a tiled floor. 
The Rear Lobby with tiled flooring gives access to both front and rear gardens, sliding door leads to the Cloakroom comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin. Further door leads to the Study with a large picture window overlooking the river and views beyond with a built-in worktop, timber panelled ceiling with recessed lights. Split level steps extend via personal door into the large Double Garage with electrically operated door, light and power and incorporates a workroom.  

On the first floor landingis the airing cupboard and a further door via a space saver staircase extends to the second floor attic. The Master Bedroom is a particularly special room with extensive glazing to rear giving a stunning outlook down to the river and meadows beyond. The Bedroom benefits from built-in wardrobes and an En-suite Bathroom with a white coloured suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC and vanity wash hand basin, all complimented by fully tiled walls and glazed window again offering views. Bedroom 2 offers two side aspect windows but still offers views over the garden, River Stour and in particular Crawford Bridge and benefits from 2 sets of built-in double wardrobes as well as a vanity wash hand basin with cupboard storage under. Bedroom 3 overlooks the front garden, has a sloping ceiling, built-in double wardrobe and a vanity wash hand basin with cupboard storage under. The family Shower Room comprises an oversized shower enclosure, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard storage and low level WC, all complimented by fully tiled walls, recessed lighting and an obscure glazed window to front aspect.

The second floor Attic is accessed via a space saver staircase, has sloping ceilings with Velux windows and a glazed window to the gable, all offering far reaching views. 

The property is approached via the extensive tarmacadam drive with ample parking which leads to the Integral Double Garage with electric up and over door, light and power, and window giving natural light.

The front garden has been attractively landscaped with brick retaining walls and well-stocked flower shrub beds and borders including extensive rockery adjacent to the property with steps extending down to front door and in-turn via side gate to the extensive gardens. Further double opening gates extend the driveway for additional parking if required ideal for trailer, boat, caravan or camper van etc. Adjacent to this further drive is a timber/log store and eventually extends to a concrete hard-standing area with several timber sheds, greenhouse and detached workshop with light and power, extensive work benches with cupboard storage and a wood burner stove fitted for the cold winter months. 
The well-manicured gardens are one of the undoubted features of the property. Immediately adjacent to the rear are the mixed decking and patio areas with Pergola and good sized lawn, doubling up as a Putting Green!! Extensive well-stocked flower shrub beds and borders giving an array of colour, with steps and gently sloping walkways meandering down to differing levels of lawned areas, fruit trees, flower shrub beds and borders and eventually the River Stour with extensive frontage and offering 2 Jetty's.   

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 September 2017


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