High Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 3
An exceptionally spacious, 3 double bedroom semi-detached character cottage set in the heart of this popular Dorset village, with a SELF-CONTAINED 1 BEDROOM ANNEXE offering great potential for home income or 2 family accommodation. This stunning property is beautifully presented throughout and has been refurbished to a high standard providing deceptively spacious living accommodation.

A rear driveway to the rear of the property provides a large parking area which adjoins open countryside. The gardens enjoy a southerly aspect and are neatly maintained having raised garden terraces and a courtyard garden ideal for Al Fresco' dining.

The village of Spetisbury lies a few miles south of the Georgian market town of Blandford Forum offering a wide range of amenities including an M&S Food Hall, Tesco, Morrisons and Lidl. Spetisbury has a thriving community surrounded by beautiful countryside with a church, village hall, a primary school, a farm shop/café/bar and access to the North Dorset Trailway. The coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth are within easy motoring distance, both of which provide mainline railway stations to London Waterloo.

The cottage benefits from all mains services, gas fired central heating system and UPVC double glazing.

A covered entrance way with UPVC double glazed front door leads to an entrance lobby. The large living room features a wood burning stove, built-in bar, and double glazed casement door to a lower courtyard. In addition, there is a games/entertainment area off of which is a downstairs cloakroom.

A separate dining room has a tiled floor and a door leading out to the rear courtyard.

The kitchen/breakfast room comprises an excellent range of fitted units, integrated dishwasher, space for American style fridge/freezer, Rangemaster cooker range, granite work tops, breakfast bar, gas fired central heating boiler, beamed ceilings, and a raised area leading to a utility room with appliance space and plumbing for washing machine.

There is a charming sitting room with beamed ceiling, wood burner and adjacent bread oven, exposed timber floorboards, and an open walkway with step up to a study.

The family snug has a wood burning stove, exposed floorboards, and a spiral staircase leads to the first floor.

The first floor landing has access to loft space and a door to a raised garden terrace. There are 3 double sized bedrooms, with the main bedroom having a dressing room. The family bathroom comprises a spa bath, pedestal wash hand basin, and WC.

A SELF-CONTAINED ANNEXE has independent door access comprising a reception hall (with access to loft space and airing cupboard), lounge/dining room (with French doors to the garden terrace), modern fitted kitchen (with Diplomat gas hob, Indesit electric double oven, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer and gas fired central heating boiler), dual aspect bedroom, and a modern bathroom comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin, and panelled bath with shower attachment.

A shared driveway approach provides access to the rear of the property where there is a large parking area, timber workshop and chicken house.

The gardens are well maintained and arranged over different levels. To the lower level there is a private courtyard area with a raised ornamental fishpond, storage area below the steps, and door access to a garden room/home office. There are raised garden terraces and footpaths to a large, level lawn with a further patio area, timber decking ideal for a hot tub, and well stocked with a variety of specimen shrubs.


From Pye Corner in Wimborne, proceed along Julians Road to the Lake Gates roundabout at the junction with the A31. Take the third exit, signposted to Dorchester. At the Roundhouse roundabout, take the third exit, onto the A350 towards Blandford. Proceed through Sturminster Marshall and on to Spetisbury. Proceed though the village, and the property can be found on the left hand side, almost directly opposite the turning right into Beech Close.

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Christopher Batten

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