Hammond Street, Mappowder, Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, DT10

££600,000 Offers in excess

5 Bedroom Detached house For Sale

STUNNING WEST-FACING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS! A REAL SLICE OF RURAL TRANQUILITY! 'Westland' is a mature, deceptively spacious (2255 square feet), beautifully presented, extended, detached house offering five double bedrooms and a generous plot and gardens extending to 0.14 acres. The rear garden enjoys a stunning rural backdrop and westerly aspect - taking in the afternoon sunshine and many sunsets. There is a private driveway providing off road parking for two cars leading to a large integral garage / studio. There is a workshop in the rear garden. If you are looking for a character house with exposed timber beams, an open brick fireplace with cast iron log burning stove and timber latch cottage doors but would prefer not to have a Grade II listed property then look no further! The property is heated by an oil-fired radiator central heating and some under floor heating. It also has stylish period-style uPVC double glazing. The well laid out accommodation boasts good levels of natural light and comprises huge entrance reception hall, sitting room, dining room, office, open-plan farmhouse kitchen family room, utility room and ground floor WC. There is integral access to the garage from the entrance hall. On the first floor, there is a feature split level landing, large master double bedroom with en-suite shower room, four further double bedrooms, family bathroom and separate first floor shower room / WC. The property is situated on a country lane and has countryside walks from the front door - ideal if you do not wish to put the dogs or the kids in the car! Mappowder is a parish of approximately 2,000 acres and historically was part of the Royal Forest. The name Mappowder is derived from the Anglo Saxon word mapuldor, which means Maple Tree and in 1066 the village was referred to as Mapledre in the Doomsday Book. Located on the edge of the Blackmore Vale the village comprises of a collection of stone built cottages and a charming 15th Century Church of St Peter and St Paul. The surrounding countryside was described by Thomas Hardy in Tess of the D’Urbervilles as the ”Vale of the Little Dairies” and far reaching views of the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from the area. It is within walking distance of the village centre and amenities. Nearby Hazelbury Bryan is located in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, approximately central within the triangle formed by the towns of Blandford Forum, Sherborne and Dorchester. It is on the edge of the Blackmore Vale and adjacent to Bulbarrow Hill. The village, which featured in the Sunday Times 2015 top 50 places to live, is primarily supported by services located in Sturminster Newton about 4 miles distant, the larger towns such as Sherborne, Yeovil, Dorchester and Blandford Forum are within about a half hour drive from the village. Hazelbury Bryan is the Parish name that embraces seven hamlets making up the residential areas. They are Droop, Kingston, Parkgate, Pidney (including Partway), Pleck, Wonston and Woodrow. The village has a local shop, community sports field and a children’s play area and The Antelope Inn. The Village Hall on Partway is an active centre of community life. The main Church for the village and the primary school are located at the south-eastern point, in Droop. There is a Methodist Chapel adjacent to the Village Hall. The popular and pretty village of Hazelbury Bryan is only a twenty minute drive to the historic town centre of Sherborne with its superb boutique high street with cafes, restaurants, Waitrose store and independent shops plus the breath-taking Abbey, Almshouses and Sherborne's world-famous private schools. It is also a short drive to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo directly in just over two hours. THIS FANTASTIC COTTAGE MUST BE VIEWED INTERNALLY TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED.

Steps and pathway leads to large oak and tiled storm porch, outside light, timber front door to entrance reception hall.

Entrance Reception Hall – 20’2 Maximum x 10’9 Maximum
A huge entrance reception hall providing a greeting area and a heart to the home, uPVC double glazed window to the front, exposed beams, two radiators, pine moulded skirting boards and architraves, stone tiled floor, tiles, pine staircase rises to the first floor, pine door leads to understairs storage cupboard space, pine latch doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the ground floor rooms.

Sitting Room – 21’3 Maximum x 11’11 Maximum
A beautifully proportioned main room enjoying a wealth of character including exposed heavy beams, brick fireplace with cast iron log burning stove, slate hearth, pine skirting boards and architraves, two radiators, TV point, uPVC double glazed window to the rear, uPVC double glazed double French doors open on to the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views and a sunny west facing aspect.

Dining Room – 12’10 Maximum x 10’10 Maximum
Exposed beams, pine moulded skirting boards and architraves, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator.

Office – 8’3 Maximum x 6’10 Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator, TV point, telephone point.

Kitchen Dining Room – 21’7 Maximum x 24’7 Maximum
A simply huge open-plan kitchen family room, three sets of period-style uPVC double glazed windows to the rear overlook the rear garden and enjoy extensive countryside views and a westerly aspect – taking in many sunsets, pine double glazed stable door, radiator, exposed beams, exposed brickwork and wall beams, TV point, stone floor tiles, inset ceiling lighting, brick feature fireplace recess with exposed beams, houses Stanley oil-fired range, an extensive range of solid timber kitchen units comprising oak work surface decorative tiled surrounds, inset ceramic one and a half sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, a range of drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for under counter fridge, pine latch door leads to utility room.

Utility Room – 14’4 Maximum x 5’2 Maximum
Timber work surface with inset one and a half ceramic sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, a range of storage drawers under, inset electric oven and grill, space and plumbing for washing machine, stone floor tiles, wall mounted shelving, Gledhill pressurised hot water cylinder and immersion heater, pine door leads to cloak room.

Cloak Room – Low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, tiled surrounds, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, stone floor tiles, extractor fan.

Pine staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing.

A feature split level landing, radiator, pine balustrades, double glazed Velux ceiling window to the side, ceiling hatch to loft storage space, timber cottage latch doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.

Master Bedroom – 21’4 Maximum x 11’11 Maximum
A generous double bedroom, two double glazed Velux ceiling windows to the rear with extensive countryside views, radiator, pine skirting boards and architraves, shelved alcove, access to eaves storage, pine latch door leads to en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room – 8’5 Maximum x 4’2 Maximum
Low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, walk-in glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted mains rain shower over, tiling to splash prone area, tiled floor, chrome heated towel rail, uPVC double glazed window to the side, extractor fan.

Bedroom Two – 17’7 Maximum x 18’ Maximum
Another generous double bedroom, two double glazed Velux ceiling windows to the rear enjoy extensive countryside views and a westerly aspect, radiator, pine skirting boards and architraves.

Bedroom Three – 11’9 Maximum x 9’6 Maximum
Currently used as a dressing room, a third double bedroom, double glazed window to the front, radiator, doors lead to extensive fitted wardrobe cupboard space.

Family Bathroom – 8’3 Maximum x 9’11 Maximum
A generous main bathroom suite comprising low level WC, panelled bath with mains shower tap arrangement, oak work surface with his and hers inset sink bowls, a range of storage cupboards under, decorative tiled surrounds, tiled floor, inset ceiling lighting, extractor fan, uPVC double glazed window to the front, chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom Four – 13’10 Maximum x 9’9 Maximum
A fourth double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, pine skirting boards and architraves, TV point.

Bedroom Five – 13’10 Maximum x 8’3 Maximum
A fifth double bedroom, double glazed Velux ceiling window to the front, radiator, pine skirting boards and architraves, shelved alcove giving access to eaves storage space.

First floor shower room WC – 7’9 Maximum x 4’10 Maximum
Low level WC, pedestal wash basin, glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, radiator, tiled floor, double glazed Velux ceiling window to the side, extractor fan.

Outside
Outside the property stands in a plot and gardens extending to 0.14 acres. At the front of the property, there is a lawned garden enclosed by natural stone walls, a variety of shaped flower beds and borders well stocked with mature plants and shrubs, brick paved pathway leads to oak and tiled storm porch with outside light. There is private driveway parking for 2 cars leading to integral garage.

Integral Garage / Studio – 22’8 in depth x 13’11 in width
Double timber garage door, light and power connected, space for tumble dryer, storage cupboards, space for freezer, storage recess, personal door gives access from the garage to the entrance hall.

Side pathway and gate gives access to the main rear garden. The side pathway provides an area to store recycling containers and wheelie bins.

Main Rear Garden
Rear garden enjoys a fabulous rural backdrop, a west facing aspect and many sunsets! This mature rear garden measures 68’2 in depth x 47’1 in width, and it is laid mainly to lawn, paved patio seating area with outside light, outside tap, a variety of well stocked flowerbeds and borders including mature plants and shrubs, greenhouse.

Timber outbuilding, split in two. One section houses oil tank. The other section is currently used as workshop, measuring 16’6 in depth x 6’6 in width, light and power connected, window to the side.

Tenure: Freehold

Hammond Street, Mappowder, Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, DT10
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