A "gracefully restored 17th-century thatched cottage" has come into the market in Dorset for a cost of £1 million.

Thatch Cottage in Wareham has become available to purchase and is described as having the "perfect balance of time-honoured tradition and contemporary living".

It adds: "Welcome to this beautiful eco-cottage, with its stunning modern interior, together with the charm of a thatched cottage."

The full profile of the property can be seen on the DOMVS website here.

Bournemouth Echo: The cottage has plenty of outbuildings and other featuresThe cottage has plenty of outbuildings and other features (Image: DOMVS)

Take a look inside the property

The property is an "eco-cottage" which makes use of energy-saving measures such as solar panels and an air source heat pump.

After stepping through the loggia of the house you can make your way into the kitchen which is described as the "heart of this home".

Bournemouth Echo: The kitchen/dining areaThe kitchen/dining area (Image: DOMVS)

It has a Purbeck stone floor and it utilises "ample storage and worktop space".

From the loggia, you can also access the utility room which has space for a washing machine, dryer and a small kitchenette.

Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining area which is "ideal for hosting dinner parties or enjoying family meals".

This area flows through to a garden room which has a vaulted glass window allowing natural light to pour in.

Bournemouth Echo: Part of the garden areaPart of the garden area (Image: DOMVS)

It adds: "It also has large patio doors which open onto the garden terrace, really allowing the outside to become part of the inside."

Elsewhere, the sitting room has a fireplace with a log burner as well as "space for generous sofas".

Bournemouth Echo: The sitting roomThe sitting room (Image: DOMVS)

Heading up to the first floor you can find the principal bedroom which is an "indulgent and private sanctuary away from the rest of the house".

On the ground floor, there are two further double bedrooms and a family shower room.

Bournemouth Echo: One of the bedroomsOne of the bedrooms (Image: DOMVS)

Externally, the cottage comes with a range of outbuildings that "add both functionality and charm".

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This includes a garage/workshop, glasshouse, garden shed and wood store, which makes it great for "gardening enthusiasts".

Bournemouth Echo: The garden areaThe garden area (Image: DOMVS)

The profile adds: "The air source heat pump, solar panels and Tesla™ battery ensure this historic home is not just visually appealing but also energy efficient.

"These modern additions provide a sustainable and cost-effective solution for heating and hot water, making this home a perfect blend of old-world charm and 21st-century innovation."