A superb opportunity to purchase a delightful character cottage set opposite a field on the outskirts of a popular Dorset village. Internal viewing highly recommended.
This superb thatched cottage is accessed via a stable door through into an entrance vestibule with double glazed windows to the front aspect.
The spacious living room has an inglenook fireplace with bread oven (ideal for a wood burner) with an open fireplace at the opposite end of the room. There are french doors out to the front garden with matching windows to the side & exposed beams. The room also has an under the stairs cupboard, two radiators & a window seat.
The dining room has exposed feature beams & two double glazed windows to the front aspect, there is access into the kitchen/breakfast room & two radiators.
The ‘country style’ kitchen/breakfast room has a matching range of cupboards at base & eye level with a sink & side drainer set into the work surface with splash back tiling surrounding. There is an electric AGA & space & plumbing for a dishwasher. There is space for a Rangemaster cooker with gas & electric points & cooker hood above. There is a also a double glazed window to the rear garden.
Off the kitchen is the utility room which has a stable door out to the rear garden & sink with base unit. There is a wall mounted gas fired combination boiler plus space & plumbing for a washing machine & space for an ‘American’ style fridge/freezer.
Stairs from the utility room give access to a useful space above the garage which is currently used as a home office & additional sleeping accommodation. Subject to planning it could be used as a annex or full time habitable accommodation. There are two Velux windows to the rear aspect, a upvc double glazed window to the side aspect, storage space & a radiator.
The property benefits from a bathroom & a separate shower room with the bathroom comprising of a wc, wash hand basin & a bath with shower attachment. The room has tiled flooring, splash back tiling on the walls, a heated towel rail & a double glazed window to the rear aspect.
The shower room comprises of a wc, wash hand basin set into a work surface with storage below & a shower cubicle. The floor is tiled with part tiled walls, a heated towel rail & a double glazed window to the rear aspect.
The downstairs accommodation is completed by the snug & the conservatory. The snug could also be used as a home office if desired or a guest room with double doors out to the conservatory. It is brick construction with upvc double glazed windows overlooking the delightful garden. There is tiled flooring & doors out to the garden.
Upstairs the landing has access to the roof space via a hatch & to each of the three bedrooms.
The master bedroom has a double glazed window with superb views over the countryside. There is feature exposed wood flooring, exposed ceiling beams & a radiator.
The second bedroom is a generous sized double room with a double glazed window & window seat giving views of the local countryside. There is a fitted cupboard, exposed beams & a radiator.
The third bedroom also has a double glazed window with stunning views of the countryside, plus exposed beams & a radiator.
The delightful landscaped garden offers a large lawn area with mature shrubs & trees. There is an extensive patio area, a fish pond & a rockery. Additionally there are wall lights, outside tap & external power.
One of the main features of the garden is the summer house which has bi-folding doors out to a veranda which offers views of the garden & beyond to the countryside. There are power points, tv point & lights.
Parking & Garages:
The property benefits from a double garage with power, light & water tap. There is a upvc double glazed window to the rear & parking for a number of vehicles at the front on a gravel driveway.
Please note that the thatch & roof timbers were replaced in 2016 when the summer house was also installed.
Living Room 21'(6.41m) x 12'5"(3.78m)max
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 15'7'' (4.75m) x 11'5'' (3.48m)
Dining Room 13'3"(4.03) x 9'11"(3.03m)
Conservatory 10'11"(3.33m) x 10'(3.06m)
Study/Snug 11'8"(3.55m) x 10'3'’ (3.13m)
Studio 18'8"(5.68m) x 8'2"(2.49m)
Bathroom 8'11"(2.73m) x 7'6"(2.29m)
Shower Room 7'6"(2.29m) x 5'6"(1.67m)
Garage 17'10"(5.44m)max x 9'7"(2.91m)
Bedroom 1 13'2"(4.02m) x 11'10"(3.60m)
Bedroom 2 10'2"(3.11m) x 12'3"(3.73m)
Bedroom 3 13'4"(4.07m)max x 9'8"(2.99m)
The property is set in the picturesque Dorset village of Winterborne Kingston with access to delightful countryside walks, a village hall, a popular Public House & a favoured local school.
7 miles north of the village is the Georgian town of Blanford Forum with the village of Bere Regis 2 miles to the south. There is a main line train station (Weymouth to London Waterloo) from the Saxon market town of Wareham to the south & the county town of Dorchester to the south west.
Nothing in these particulars should be deemed as a statement that the property is in good structural condition, nor that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order or have been tested, nor that any accesses to the property are legal rights of way. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase by means of enlisting professional advice on all items and whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and do not form part of any contract.