High Street, Shapwick, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9JT | Property for sale | Savills
2,152 sq ft(199.93 sq m)
Guide price £850,000(€969,179)

High StreetShapwick, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9JT

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in September 2023
  • Just over five miles from both Wimborne and Blandford
  • Beautiful views over National Trust farmland
  • Spacious accommodation with versatile layout
  • Gardens wrapping around the house

Spacious family house in a rarely available semi-rural location.

About this property

  • Hawthorns is a surprisingly spacious modern family house. It was built in the 1980's and later considerably extended and remodelled. The pleasing elevations are of brick under tiled roof, with small paned Georgian style UPVC windows, and grey colour coded bi-fold doors at the rear, and there is oil fired central heating. Features include oak panelled internal doors, modern kitchen and bathroom fittings, a large main bedroom with vaulted ceiling, and many rooms in the house enjoy delightful open views across beautiful surrounding countryside.

    The house offers generous room sizes, and a flexible ground floor layout with intercommunicating double doors ideal for open plan entertaining. The front door opens into a vestibule with cloakroom, and then into the reception hall with study area and cloaks cupboard. Double doors lead into the bright sitting room with log burner, and twin sets of bi-fold doors leading on to the garden. There is a separate family or dining room also having a log burner. The well fitted kitchen includes an excellent range of painted wood units with wood worktops, space for range cooker with cooker hood over, and opens into the breakfast room with space for table and chairs, and bi-fold doors to the terrace. There are double doors to the sitting room and a door to a rear hall, giving access to the garage with loft storage over, and the utility room with sink unit and oil fired boiler.

    A staircase with leads up to the large landing with sitting area and airing cupboard. The main bedroom features a vaulted wood panelled ceiling, a good range of built in wardrobes, lovely country views, and a fully tiled en suite bathroom. There are three further double bedrooms sharing the family bathroom which has a freestanding bath and separate glazed shower.

    Hawthorns is approached via a shingle driveway providing parking and leading to the Double Garage with twin up and over doors, and large loft storage area.

    The pretty gardens wrap around the front, side and rear of the house and adjoin farmland along the rear boundary providing a delightful rural aspect. They are mainly lawned with herbaceous borders and an attractive variety of specimen trees and established shrubs. A sunny paved terrace at the rear enjoys a south a d west aspect and is ideal for outdoor dining.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

I love the beautiful views across open fields that this house enjoys

Jamie MortenProperty agent

Local information

  • Shapwick is a small and picturesque Dorset village, situated between the popular towns of Wimborne Minster and Blandford Forum, both providing excellent amenities.
  • Wimborne has a branch of Waitrose and the Tivoli theatre, Blandford has a M&S Food, Morrisons Lidl and Tesco.
  • Houses rarely become available in this village, which has an historic church, public house and village green with children's play area.
  • The house lies in the catchment area for Pamphill First, Allenbourn Middle, and Queen Elizabeth's schools, and there are many popular independent schools in the wider area, including Canford, Bryanston, Clayesmore and Dumpton.
  • Trains run from Poole to London Waterloo and the A31 at Wimborne leads directly onto the M27/M3 to London.
  • Shapwick is set within beautiful open countryside, with the majority of adjacent farmland being owned by the National Trust.
  • Great riding, walking and cycling can be enjoyed locally and also on the Purbeck Hills and along the UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast beyond Wareham.

Additional information

  • Council Tax Band D
  • Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
  • Directions: From Wimborne, proceed towards Blandford on the B3082, passing the entrance to Kingston Lacy House and to the avenue of trees approaching Badbury Rings. Pass the turning for Sturminster Marshall, and then take the next turn left to Shapwick. Proceed into the village and Hawthorns can be found on the right hand side, just after the turning for Piccadilly Lane.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F