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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Winterborne Stickland, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Guide Price £699,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An imposing Grade II Listed converted barn
  • Believed to date back to the 19th Century
  • Providing impressive character accommodation
  • Delightful, beautifully maintained gardens and grounds
  • Views over the village to St. Mary's Church and surrounding countryside
  • Just under a quarter of an acre (approx.)

Full description

Believed to date back to the 19th Century, this charming Grade II Listed barn was converted in the late 1980's and provides impressive, spacious accommodation with an abundance of character features. With traditional brick and flint elevations under a clay tiled roof, the property sits well within its delightful gardens and grounds on the edge of this much sought after North Dorset village. The accommodation has been arranged in order to make the most of the property's surroundings with the main living accommodation located on the first floor. There are wonderful views over the gardens and village to St. Mary's Church and rolling countryside in the distance.

The property is approached via a shared tarmacadam driveway from Dunbury Lane which opens into a shingle area providing off-road parking and access to the double garage. The main entrance double doors opens into a reception hall with exposed brick ornamental fireplace. A staircase leads to the living accommodation and to a light and airy study area with a vaulted ceiling and a number of Velux roof lights.

A hallway leads to the impressive 'L' shaped sitting room with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and a brick and flint fireplace with oak Bressumer beam and inset calor gas stove. French doors lead to a delightful walkway providing space for a table and chairs and affording delightful views. Steps from the walkway lead to the gardens. The dining room features three floor length windows to the front elevation allowing natural light to flood the room. A door leads to the kitchen with a range of fitted, bespoke 'Country Image' units and solid timber work surfaces. There is an island with granite work surface and integrated appliances including single oven and also combi oven with warming drawer, five-ring halogen hob, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher.
A secondary spiral staircase leads to the laundry/utility room with water softener. Completing the first floor accommodation is a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.

Located on the ground floor, the dual aspect master bedroom benefits from a dressing area with fitted wardrobes and an ensuite double shower room. There are three further double bedrooms, all of which have fitted wardrobes and a family bath/shower room. A spacious hallway features three double cupboards, comprising one cloakroom, large airing cupboard and a storage cupboard with shelving. Completing the accommodation is the laundry/utility room with an extensive range of fitted storage units and space for a number of appliances. A stable door leads to the rear garden.

The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the property and have been beautifully crafted and maintained by the current owners. With mature tree and hedge borders, the gardens are extremely private yet provide wonderful views over the valley.
There are a range of beds and borders all well-stocked with specimen plants and shrubs and a number of terraced areas for alfresco dining and to enjoy the garden at different times of the day. The rear garden is partly walled with a greenhouse/potting shed and a former brick stable. The double garage has power, lighting and electric up and over doors.


Winterborne Stickland is located just under 5 miles from the Georgian town of Blandford Forum and offers a range of amenities including a popular village pub, a Pre-School, St. Mary's Church and a village hall which holds a number of regular events and classes such as yoga, pilates, table tennis and bowls. There is a bus service to Blandford Forum (5 miles) and Dorchester (14 miles).

Blandford Forum and Dorchester both offer a range of shopping, commercial and leisure facilities together with a number of boutique shops and cafes. There is a mainline station to London Waterloo from Dorchester as well as Gillingham or Poole (approximately 17 miles). The coast can be reached within a 35 minute drive (approx.).

There is a range of excellent schools within area in both the private and state sectors to include Milton Abbey, Bryanston School, and The Blandford School. Prep education can be found at Knighton House, with Primary education at Winterborne Whitechurch and Blandford Forum.


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Added on Rightmove:
18 July 2019

Nearest station

  • Moreton (10.1 mi)
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7 Market Place Blandford Forum DT11 7AH

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Nearest station

  • Moreton (10.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Symonds & Sampson, Blandford

7 Market Place Blandford Forum DT11 7AH

01258 919004 Local call rate

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