Wonston, Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, DT10

££499,950 Offers in excess

3 Bedroom End of Terrace House For Sale

‘Old Forge Cottage’ is a very pretty, period, Grade II listed, deceptively spacious (1377 square feet) end-of-terrace cottage situated in a picturesque village centre residential address surrounded by beautiful, character cottages a short walk to the village pub and shop. It is also only a short drive to the historic town centre amenities in Sherborne and the mainline railway station to London Waterloo. The property is presented in impeccable condition and comes with many original character features including flagstone floors, window seats, exposed beams, stone and brick fireplace with cast iron log burning stove and cottage ceiling heights. There are generous, level front and rear gardens – the rear boasting a sunny southerly aspect and arranged for low maintenance purposes. There is a driveway leading to a large, detached, timber double garage with loft storage above. The spacious accommodation is well arranged and enjoys good levels of natural light. It comprises entrance reception hall, sitting room, kitchen / breakfast room with light dual aspect and pantry and utility room / WC. On the first floor, there is a landing area, master bedroom bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further generous bedrooms linked by a Jack-and-Jill family bathroom. The cottage benefits from fitted plantation shutters and oil fired radiator central heating. The property has countryside walks from nearby the front door as well as being within walking distance of the popular village pub. 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. It is a short drive to the sought-after, 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 also is a short walk to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours. This property is ideal for aspiring families looking for the ideal Dorset village home, downsizers and London buyers looking for somewhere pleasant to settle in this exceptional area. It also may appeal to the pied-a-terre market, holiday or residential letting market from cash buyers linked with the local schools. THIS COTTAGE IS SIMPLY EXQUISITE AND MUST BE VIEWED INTERNALLY TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED.

Tenure: Freehold

Wonston, Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, DT10
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Sherborne Sales
80 Cheap Street
Sherborne
DT9 3BJ

01935 814 929
sherborne@rolfe-east.com

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