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Bedrooms: 3
This substantial detached house is well situated in a fine rural position on the southern outskirts of the village of Harmans Cross and some 300 metres from the centre of the village. It is thought to have been constructed during the mid 20th Century although altered and extended in more recent years. It has external walls of natural Purbeck stone, under a pitched roof covered with plain tiles with flat secondary roof.

“The Firs” stands in a large garden which extends to approximately two thirds of an acre (0.256 of a hectare) and adjoins open country at the rear. There is scope to create a second property within the existing garden, subject to planning consent. A pre-planning application has been submitted to Dorset Council; a response is anticipated shortly.

The village of Harmans Cross lies in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck, some 2.5 miles from the seaside resort of Swanage and a similar distance from the historic village of Corfe Castle. It has a large modern village hall and the popular railway station serving Corfe Castle to Swanage all year round. Beaches at Studland and Swanage and the market town of Wareham are some 8 miles distant, the latter having mainline train service to London Waterloo. Much of the surrounding area is classified as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty and incorporates a World Heritage Coastline.

You are welcomed to The Firs by the spacious entrance hall which leads through to the large dual aspect living room with feature fireplace and wood burning stove. A wide opening leads to the garden room beyond with large folding doors opening to the patio area and garden. The exceptionally spacious dual aspect kitchen/dining room is the perfect entertaining space in this family home. The kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of cream units, contrasting hardwood worktops, matching island unit and integrated electric hob, oven and wine fridge. There is also a wet room/utility on this level.

Living Room 5.52m x 3.4m (18'1" x 11'2")

Garden Room 3.17m x 3.1m (10'5" x 10'2")

Kitchen/Dining Room 6.81m excl bay x 6.09m (22'4" excl bay x 20')

Wet Room/Utility 2.26m x 1.65m (7'5" x 5'5")

On the first floor there are three double bedrooms. The master suite is exceptionally spacious, the dual aspect bedroom enjoys pleasant southerly views over the adjoining open country. It also has the advantage of a large en-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower cubicle. Bedrooms two and three are also good sized doubles. A family shower serves these bedrooms and completes the accommodation.

Bedroom 1 5.52m excl bay x 3.4m (18'1" excl bay x 11'2")

En-Suite 3.07m x 3.04m (10'1" x 10')

Bedroom 2 3.38m excl bay x 3.26m (11'1" excl bay x 10'8")

Bedroom 3 3.33m x 3.17m (10'11" x 10'5")

Outside, extensive grounds surround the property measuring approximately two thirds of an acre (0.256 hectare) and are mainly lawned with paved patio edged with raised flower beds, shrubs and trees. timber garden chalet, greenhouse, garden shed. A detached stone built chalet (previously the garage) has been used in recent times for AirBnB.

Detached Chalet 6.1m x 2.85m (20' x 9'4") with Shower Room leading off 2.37m x 1.3m (7'9" x 4'3")

SERVICES All mains services connected.

COUNCIL TAX Band F - 3,394 for 2022/2023.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the Agents, Corbens, 01929 422284. The postcode is BH19 3EB.

Property Ref HAR1715

01929 288149

Corbens Estate Agents

41 Station Road, Swanage, Dorset

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