Beautifully presented Grade II listed thatched cottage, in this sought after Dorset village.
A beautifully presented Grade II listed cottage having most appealing elevations featuring alternating bands of brick and flint under a thatched and partially tiled roof. The cottage has been the subject of a program of sympathetic improvement and renovation in recent years. Much of the cottage including the kitchen cabinetry has recently been redecorated to an exacting standard, and it is offered for sale in immaculate order. In addition, the majority of the roof was rethatched in 2018. Particular features include limestone flooring to the ground floor with underfloor heating, high quality bespoke painted wood fitted kitchen with an Aga, a wealth of character features including exposed beams, and fireplaces in both the sitting room and dining room/ snug, and oil fired central heating.
A half glazed front door with gothic arched panes opens into the reception hall with understairs storage, and a guest cloakroom with cloaks cupboard. The generous sitting room has a carved stone fireplace with open grate, and twin pairs of French doors leading on the terrace. The dining room/ snug has a stone fireplace with Aga log burner, window seats, and an excellent range of hand painted bookshelves, cupboards and a desk along one wall. The well-proportioned kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an excellent range of bespoke hand painted units with granite surfaces, a tall larder cupboard and a Mark Wilkinson dresser. Appliances by Miele include a fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, combi microwave, washing machine and dryer, together with an oil fired Aga and Neff induction hob.
A staircase leads up to the first floor landing, with linen cupboard. The impressive main bedroom has a feature double height vaulted ceiling with painted beams, and a luxurious en suite bathroom with limestone and mosaic tiling. There are three further double bedrooms, and a modern bathroom with limestone and mosaic tiling, bath and separate shower.
The cottage is situated on a quiet lane leading up to the neighbouring village church, and opposite the village well. At the front is a pretty cottage garden with roses and climbing plants, bounded by iron estate fencing, and with a gate to the kitchen door. Twin gates open into a driveway with parking for several cars, which then leads around to the front door. The west facing rear garden has a delightful outlook over open farmland and is laid to lawn with a sunny paved terrace adjacent to the French doors, perfect for outdoor entertaining.
Leasehold. expires 31.03.2177 with an annual ground rent of £100.
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A really lovely cottage in one of my favourite villagesJamie MortenProperty agent