4 Bedroom Cottage in The Cross



Description An attractive four bedroom partially thatched detached cottage located in this sought after village of Shillingstone.

The property is Grade II Listed, and has been extended throughout the years offering spacious accommodation.

Upon entering the property, the entrance hall has many character features including exposed stone work, wood block flooring and a bay window overlooking the side of the attractive garden.

There is also a study and a cloakroom accessed from the entrance hall.

The living room is light and airy, with three windows with attractive shutters and window seats that enjoy views of the front garden.

There is a superb inglenook fireplace with a fitted wood burner and bread oven and beamed ceiling creating a wonderful living space.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units, cupboards and drawers, a gas range oven and a fitted 1 and a half bowl sink and drainer unit, there is access from the kitchen to the rear lobby which has a door that leads into the lovely gardens.

Opposite the kitchen is a utility room with plumbing for a washing machine, shelving and larder space.

Adjacent the utility is a lovely light and airy dining room which offers more character features with a fireplace and is a perfect entertaining space.

Upstairs, there are four good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The master bedroom is a super light and spacious room with a shower cubicle, vanity unit basin with two fitted storage cupboards and enjoys views of the rear gardens.

The mature garden wraps itself around the property and is very well established with a range of fruit trees including pear, apple, fig and plum, there are productive vegetable beds, a range of flowering beds and borders with some established shrubs including lavender and hydrangea.

There are sunny and private seating terraces perfect for al fresco dining and access to both sides of the property.

Further advantages to this property is a driveway with off road parking and an attached workshop.

Location: Shillingstone is an ever popular and attractive village in the centre of the Dorset countryside.

It has good commuting opportunities for Blandford, Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton.

The village benefits from a Shabby Chic Boutique, a Tea Room, a Garage, a Co-op Store, an Inn, Church, Primary School and good bus links to Blandford (4 miles) and Sturminster Newton (5 miles).

Shillingstone also has its own railway restoration project and is at the heart of the Trailway – a wonderful cycling network which allows you to explore the heart of the Blackmore Vale.

Additional information Services: Mains Water, Gas, Electricity & Drainage.

Council Authority: North Dorset District Council - Tel: Council Tax Band: ECaution: Nb All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have not been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.

Agent's Notes: Fitted carpets as seen are included in the sale.

Energy Performance Certificate:Rated: N/A ~ View at


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