Staddlestones, Milton Road, Milborne St. Andrew, Blandford Forum

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming Grade II listed thatched character cottage situated in a picturesque village right at the very heart of Dorset

Versatile family accommodation

• Outbuilding/Potential studio

• Parking for several vehicles plus car port

• Large rear and side gardens

• Character features with Inglenook fireplace

• Gas central heating

• Countryside views

THE ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor – Entrance hall, utility/shower room, study/bedroom, living room, inner hallway, dining room, kitchen, sitting/reception room, landing, 4 bedrooms (one with en suite), family bathroom. Outside there is an outbuilding/studio, off road parking for several cars, enclosed rear and side gardens

THE PROPERTY

Thought to be one of the oldest properties in the village, Staddlestones retains much of its original character that includes exposed beams to most rooms, an Inglenook fireplace with bread oven, shutters to some windows, fireplaces to some bedrooms and two separate staircases to the first floor. The accommodation is extremely versatile on the ground floor with a large second reception and study that are currently being used as bedrooms in addition to the four bedrooms upstairs. The kitchen has a fireplace with feature wood burner and stable door to the rear garden.

OUTSIDE

At the front of the property there is a driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles with a carport. An outbuilding is also at the front with wine cellar beyond that could easily be converted into a studio (subject to the necessary planning permission) and log store. Gated side pedestrian access leads into the garden which wraps around the side and rear of the cottage. A brick paved patio with well adjoins the kitchen leading to the lawns with a lean to greenhouse, shrub borders, apple tree, vegetable/herb garden.

SURROUNDING AREA

Milborne St Andrew lies south of Blandford and is mid way between the market town and the County town of Dorchester. It has a village store, post office, church and primary school.

The area is particularly well served by both independent and state schools. These include Bryanston, Clayesmore, Canford, Sandroyd, Port Regis and Milton Abbey. Excellent state schools in both Blandford and Dorchester. It is within the catchment area to Thomas Hardye school in Dorchester.

Walking and riding over the surrounding countryside. Racing at Salisbury, Wincanton and Bath. Golf at Rushmore Park and Remedy Oak. Sailing and water sports at Poole, Weymouth and along the glorious Dorset coastline.

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