Tidpit, Martin, Fordingbridge

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A DETACHED PERIOD COTTAGE situated in a wonderful RURAL location together with approximately 1.5 acres of gardens and paddock. ** THREE BEDROOMS ** OUTBUILDINGS & STABLING ** NO ONWARD CHAIN **


From Salisbury take the A354 and when the road becomes a dual carriageway take the turning on the left signposted to Martin. Continue through Martin and at the Tidpit cross roads turn right towards Cranborne. Keepers Cottage will then be seen on the right hand side after a short distance.


A rare opportunity to purchase a detached character cottage situated in a wonderful rural location with fields to all sides which also offers terrific potential for improvement, alterations and extension, situated in about 1.4 acres of gardens and paddock together with stables and parking. Built of red brick elevations under a slate roof, the accommodation consists of entrance hall, sitting room, study, dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms and a bathroom. Lovely views can be seen from all the upstairs windows. There are useful outside store sheds and kennels, oil fired central heating by radiators and double glazed windows throughout. Vacant possession is offered.

Property Specifics

The accommodation is arranged as follows, all measurements being approximate:

Entrance hall

Double glazed front door, wood effect flooring, stairs to first floor, coat hanging space, central heating thermostat.

Sitting room

4.57m x 3.58m (14'11 x 11'8 )

Open fireplace with brick surround and slate hearth, cupboards and shelves to side. Door to:


2.58m x 2.27m (8'5 x 7'5 )

Dining room

4.57m x 3.75m (14'11 x 12'3 )

Open fireplace with brick surround and quarry tiled hearth, tiled floor, double built-in shelved cupboard.


3.64m x 3.11m (11'11 x 10'2 )

Range of wood effect work surfaces with inset one and a quarter stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, base and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, range cooker with LPG burners, cooker hood above, part tiled walls, tiled floor, space and plumbing for dishwasher, programmer for central heating and hot water. Deep cupboard with window, space and plumbing for washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom one

4.57m x 3.58m (14'11 x 11'8 )

Built-in wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom two

4.07m x 3.55m (13'4 x 11'7 )

Built-in wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom three

3.82m x 2.78m (12'6 x 9'1 )


2.75m x 1.68m (9'0 x 5'6 )

Suite of corner bath, low level WC and wash-hand basin. Thermostatic mixer shower, heated towel rail, part tiled walls, painted floorboards.


Boiler cupboard

Boiler cupboard housing combination oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water.

Separate WC

Large store


2.88m x 1.95m (9'5 x 6'4 )

With run attached.

Stable 1

3.49m x 3.46m (11'5 x 11'4 )

Stable 2

3.49m x 3.46m (11'5 x 11'4 )

Stable 3

3.75m x 2.07m min (12'3 x 6'9 min)

Two store sheds attached

3.24m x 2.9m and 2.65m x 1.8m min (10'7 x 9'6 an


The property is approached via a parking area with paved path leading to the front door. The garden is enclosed with hedging and wire fencing and is mostly laid to lawn with paved sitting area and fruit trees. There is an outside tap, LPG point for cooker connection, outside lighting and satellite dish. A five-bar gate then leads through to a paddock which extends to approximately 1.2 acres with post and wire fencing.


Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.


The Council Tax Band is D and the payment for the year 2021/2022 payable to New Forest District Council is £1,868.85.

01722 336422

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