Delightful Grade II listed thatched cottage in a sought after village.
A charming Grade II listed cottage having colour-washed rendered elevations enhanced by leaded light windows under a thatched roof. The oldest part of the cottage is believed to date from the 1700's, and in the 19th century it was used as the village shop and post office. The cottage is bright and spacious with good ceiling heights and the accommodation includes a reception hall with wood block flooring, cloaks cupboard and guest cloakroom, the cosy sitting room has an open fireplace, ceiling beam and double aspect windows with window seats, the triple aspect dining room has views over the gardens, herringbone wood flooring, and French doors to the paved terrace, the good sized kitchen/ breakfast room is fitted with a range of wood fronted units including a gas hob (Propane) double oven, microwave, fridge/ freezer and dishwasher, and there is a useful larder with plumbing for a washing machine. On the first floor, both the main and guest bedrooms have en suite shower rooms, and the two further bedrooms share the family bathroom.
A pedestrian gate in the boundary hedge and a pathway lead to the front door. To one side a drive provides parking for several cars and leads to the garage block, which comprises a garage, with utility room, workshop, and office. There could be potential to create a self-contained annex subject to any necessary permissions being obtained. The gardens are a particular feature extending in all to about 0.8 acres, laid mainly to lawn with established trees and shrubs providing a good degree of seclusion. The impressive rear garden enjoys the perfect south west aspect, and has a good sized paved terrace enjoying fine views across a neighbour's pasture land with glimpses of the Purbeck hills beyond. There is a charming thatched octagonal summer house, a stone well, a greenhouse and former kennel.
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A pretty cottage in a great location, within easy reach of nearby towns and amenitiesJamie Morten