Yew Tree Cottage
226.22 sq m
Guide price £775,000(22.895.831.373 ₫)

BloxworthWareham, Dorset, BH20 7EE

    Key features

    • Charming Grade II listed thatched cottage
    • In the centre of sought after Bloxworth village
    • Bright and spacious with good ceiling heights
    • Good size kitchen/ breakfast room
    • Garage with workshop, store and utility room
    • Mature gardens

    Delightful Grade II listed thatched cottage in a sought after village.

    About this property

    • 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 amenities

    Jamie MortenProperty agent

    Local information

    • Yew Tree Cottage occupies a peaceful, secluded setting within pretty gardens which extend to over three-quarters of an acre.
    • It is located within the sought-after village of Bloxworth which has a number of attractive period properties, including a 17th century manor house and a church.
    • The property enjoys superb views over its gardens and across the adjoining farmland with distant glimpses of the Purbeck hills.
    • Bloxworth is conveniently situated approximately six miles from the historic market town of Wareham which is known as the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck.
    • The larger towns of Poole (10 miles), Bournemouth (14 miles) and Dorchester (14 miles) are also within easy motoring distance. Road communications to London are excellent with motorway or dual carriageway all the way from Wimborne (10 miles) and there is an intercity train service to London (Waterloo) from Wareham and Poole, the journey taking under 2 hours.
    • There are a number of fine golf courses in the area and a full range of water sports on the Dorset coast. This coast which has now been accorded World Heritage Status, boasts the large sheltered harbour of Poole and some of Europe's finest beaches at Bournemouth, Sandbanks, Studland and Weymouth, the site of the 2012 sailing Olympics.
    • There are several excellent public schools in the area including Bryanston, Canford, Milton Abbey and Sherborne, together with a number of preparatory schools and good primary and secondary schools.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Wimborne take the A31 towards Dorchester and after approximately 8 miles drive past the Botany Bay Inn. Continue along the main road for exactly one mile turning left at the red post crossroads signposted to Bloxworth. Drive along this road and then take the right hand fork signposted to Bloxworth. On entering the village bear left and go past a pretty thatched bus shelter and Yew Tree Cottage will be found shortly on the right hand side. Post Code BH20 7EE.
    • EPC Exempt