A ‘charming’ and ‘delightful’ cottage in a scenic rural Dorset village could be yours for £400,000.

Caundle Cottage, based in Carraway Lane, Marnhull near Sturminster Newton, has been placed on the market by Symonds & Sampson.

Described as a ‘delightful’ home, the three-bedroom semidetached period cottage has a large enclosed rear garden situated ‘in a sought after edge of village location.’

Caundle Cottage is tucked away down a quiet lane and is believed to have been built in the early 1800s of stone elevations under a pitched tiled roof.

Bournemouth Echo: Inside the cottageInside the cottage

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On its ground floor is a dining room, sitting room, kitchen and bathroom, with access to the large garden. Three bedrooms of varying size can be found on its first floor, as well as a cloakroom with a toilet near the landing.

The ‘charming’ cottage also has off-road parking and a fully enclosed rear garden, which takes in views of rural Dorset.

Throughout the property has unique features like exposed beams, flag stone floor and a large stone fireplace.

Bournemouth Echo: A ‘charming’ and ‘delightful’ cottage in a scenic rural Dorset village has gone onto the market for £400,000. Picture: Symonds & SampsonA ‘charming’ and ‘delightful’ cottage in a scenic rural Dorset village has gone onto the market for £400,000. Picture: Symonds & Sampson

A description of the property reads: “The property has plenty of character and charm throughout with the front door opening into a good sized sitting room with flag stone floor, exposed beams in the walls and ceilings, large stone surround fireplace with wood burning stove, understairs cupboard and stairs to the first floor.

“The dining room is a lovely room with slate flooring and a large stone fireplace.

“From the dining room steps lead up to the well-equipped kitchen with integrated appliances including a washing machine, a dishwasher, a fridge/freezer and a range of wall mounted and floor standing units, worksurfaces, a Belfast sink and an electric oven.

Bournemouth Echo: The gardenThe garden

“French doors open out into the beautiful garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the bathroom with electric shower over the bath, WC and wash hand basin.”

“On the first floor the master bedroom has fitted wardrobes. There are two further double bedrooms and a separate cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.”

More information or to arrange a viewing can be found through this link or by calling 01258 473766.