Spring Gardens, Hoopers Lane, Puncknowle Dorchester Dorset DT2 9BE Guide Price £395,000 A charming detached period cottage with secluded south facing gardens and lovely country views in this sought-after Bride Valley village just back from the Jurassic Coast  3 Bedrooms, Shower Room, Potential for Ensuite Bathroom  Double Garage / Workshop with Cloakroom  Panoramic Country Views  Peaceful Village Edge Setting Virtually Adjoining Countryside  In all about 0.16 Acre  First Time on the Market Since 1971 3 Bedrooms, Shower Room (former Bathroom), 2 Reception Rooms, Large UPVC Conservatory, Kitchen, Cloakroom, Reception Hall, Porch, Electric and Solid Fuel Heating, UPVC Sealed Unit Windows, Detached Double Garage / Workshop with Cloakroom, Driveway, Private South Facing Gardens, Spring Gardens is a charming detached period cottage understood to have been originally 2 cottages and was formerly a laundry. It is understood to date back to the 1820s and has rendered and colour washed elevations under a slate roof. Under the current ownership since 1971 the property has been subject to enlargement and extensive refurbishment / alteration to now provide a very comfortable home. There is part solid fuel central heating (supplemented by night storage heaters) and replacement UPVC sealed unit windows / doors. Recent improvements include rebuilding of the large UPVC conservatory and a new shower room. The accommodation is good sized and well presented principally facing south with far reaching country views. The large principal bedroom (formerly 2 bedrooms) offers potential to create an ensuite bathroom.

Further features include the good sized secluded south facing gardens and the modern detached double garage / workshop with cloakroom.

Spring Gardens occupies a delightful setting in this popular village within the beautiful and highly sought-after Bride Valley. Viewing is strongly recommended.

The Accommodation (for approximate dimensions please refer to the floor plan) Entrance Porch UPVC front door. UPVC inner door.

Reception Hall Night storage heater.

Cloakroom WC with concealed cistern. Wash basin with range of cupboards. Storage cupboard.

Dining Room Window seat. Night storage heater. Radiator. Stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room Window seat. Fireplace with multi-fuel stove and back boiler (serving 4 radiators and providing supplementary hot water). UPVC outside door.

Kitchen Views over the Bride Valley. Fitted units. Solid oak work surfaces. Inset 1¼ sink. Hotpoint electric eye-level fan-assisted double oven, electric ceramic halogen hob and pull-out cooker hood. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Night storage heater. UPVC French doors to: Conservatory UPVC double glazed. Ceramic tiled floor. French outside doors.

First Floor Landing Panoramic views over the Bride Valley. Radiator. Airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1 Panoramic views over the Bride Valley and across the village. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes. There is the potential to sub-divide to create an ensuite bathroom.

Bedroom 2 Panoramic views over the Bride Valley. Built-in wardrobes. Bedroom 3 Views over the village to the Knowle. Window seat. Extensive range of solid pine furniture including desk, drawers and cupboards.

Shower Room (former Bathroom) Large walk-in shower with mains mixer and glazed screen. Wash basin with range of cupboards and WC with concealed cistern. Radiator. Ladder towel radiator. Radiator. GARDENS AND GROUNDS A large brick paved driveway leads to: Detached Double Garage / Workshop Roller door. Power and light. Side windows. Outside door. Cloakroom WC and wash basin.

Log / Fuel Store The rear gardens enjoy a sunny south facing aspect with good seclusion and are well stocked. Immediately adjoining is a large adjoining terrace leading onto areas of lawn together with a wide variety of flower and shrub beds plus specimen trees.

SURROUNDING AREAS Spring Gardens enjoys a delightful position at the end of a peaceful no-through lane in this popular village and overlooks open countryside with far reaching views. Puncknowle is a highly sought-after village located in some of the finest countryside in West Dorset, known as the Bride Valley. There is a church, village hall and public house. The surrounding locality is designated as being one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the beach at West Bexington is only about 2 miles where there is access to Chesil Beach and coastal walks.

Humberts Martin Bowen-Ashwin MRICS MNAEA 32 South Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3NQ martin.bowen-ashwin@humberts.com 01308 422215 humberts.com