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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Newtown, Farnham, Blandford Forum, DT11

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented family home
  • Fabulous kitchen/dining room
  • Bi-fold doors onto decked area
  • Dual aspect living room with wood burning stove
  • Fabulous countryside views
  • Ample parking
  • Recently modernised to a high specification

Full description

A stunning characterful family home beautifully presented in a wonderful countryside location with far reaching views.

Mayyew Cottage is a beautiful family home that has been modernised to a high specification by the current owners who have used natural materials such as oak, stone and granite with great effect. Constructed of rendered, part stone and part wood cladded elevations it is a highly attractive property located in the heart of the stunning Cranborne Chase.
The property offers spacious and tasteful accommodation with the ground floor offering a dual aspect living room with a stone fireplace and red enamel wood burning stove, large entrance hall with staircase, utility room and, the real hub of the home, a wonderful triple aspect kitchen/dining room with bi-fold doors onto the deck. The first floor has been thoughtfully laid out and all bedrooms have lovely views. The master bedroom features a Juliet balcony and stunning en-suite.

Newtown is a small hamlet near the village of Farnham and is located within the Cranborne Chase which is designated as an area of outstanding Natural Beauty. Farnham offers an extremely popular public house called The Museum and the famous Larmer Tree Gardens are a short stroll away. The nearby Georgian market town of Blandford offer amenities for your everyday needs including doctors surgery, dentist, banks, several supermarkets and a selection of national and independent retailers. Larger cities such as Salisbury, Bournemouth and Poole are a short drive away. The towns of Gillingham and Tisbury offer mainline railway stations (10-15 miles approx.) serving London Waterloo and the West Country. The area is renowned for the excellent selection of state and private, primary and secondary schools. A wide range of leisure pursuits are also available, such as horse riding, golf, cycling, shooting amongst others. The Jurassic Coast can be reached in less than an hour.

The property is reached over a gravel driveway which allows for parking for numerous vehicles. The gravel continues round the back and the front of the cottage towards the garden. The garden is fenced with a wooden gate for access and is manly laid to lawn. A lovely raised deck is ideal for al fresco dining and offers fabulous views over the countryside. The front and side boundaries are thickly planted hedges to offer plenty of privacy while the rear is mostly open to make the most of the views.

North Dorset District CouncilTax Band D

Mains water and electricity are connected to the property.
Heating is via an Oil fired Rayburn to radiators. Private drainage.

From Shaftesbury continue on the B3091. On reaching the Royal Chase roundabout, take the first exit onto the A30 towards Salisbury then immediately turn right. Pass Melbury Motors and continue left on the B3081 towards Tollard Royal. Follow this road for a few miles then turn right towards Tollard Green. After passing the entrance to the Larmer Tree, Mayyew Cottage will be the first property on the left.

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Added on Rightmove:
10 November 2017

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