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Dinahs Hollow, Melbury Abbas

£365,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: S3733
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Charming detached cottage dating back to 1830
  • Three bedrooms
  • Extended in 2002
  • Stunning gardens
  • Workshop with scope to convert

Property Summary

A charming three Bedroom detached cottage with a secluded abundant garden and workshop on the edge of the Cranborne chase. The accommodation has been extended over recent years with the original dating back to 1830 which comprises; Kitchen/ dining room, Snug/ study, Sitting room, Three bedrooms, (master with en-suite), family bathroom, utility room, Cloakroom, garden, workshop, driveway. VIEWING ESSENTIAL!

Full Details

DESCRIPTION A truly charming extended detached three bedroom cottage with the original dwelling dating back to 1830. The cottage has been beautifully finished to provide well-arranged accommodation over two floors whilst retaining various character features.

The front entrance is accessed through a front porch and leads into the hallway allowing access upstairs to the study and the kitchen. The study / snug has its own wood burning stove, useful wooden book shelving to one wall and a window to front with a window seat. The kitchen / diner is well appointed with wooden wall and base units, an integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer and an oil fired Rayburn, separate Smeg gas two ring hob fed by bottled gas, ceramic sink / drainer with waste disposal, two windows, one with a window seat. The flooring throughout is laid to Cotswold stone with underfloor heating, the dining area has a feature fireplace and under stair's storage area as well as exposed beams throughout. The kitchen leads into the main hallway which gives access to the main entrance which has a window to side, Cotswold stone flooring and underfloor heating and access to the Cloakroom and Utility. The utility room is fitted with wall and base units, has space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a sink / drainer.
The sitting room is laid with Cotswold stone flooring and underfloor heating, window to side, French doors into the garden, exposed beams, and a wood burning stove.

On the first floor the master bedroom was part of the extension in 2002 a huge feature are the vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden beams and solid oak flooring with underfoor heating, walk in wardrobe and views over the well appointed garden. The en-suite's fitted with a bath with shower over, low level wc wash hand basin and a continuation of the Oak flooring with underfloor heating. Bedroom two has built in storage with a window to front and bedroom three has a window to front, loft access, built in cupboard and airing cupboard.

Outside; to the front there is gravel parking with an archway which leads to the rear garden. The rear garden is well stocked with array of flowers, shrubs and borders including blackberries, rhubarb, gooseberries and is mainly laid to lawn enclosed by stone walls. There is a good size greenhouse and a fishpond. To the rear of the garden there is a versatile workshop with power and water which subject to the necessary consents could create further living accommodation or a work from home area. There is a further storage garden store to the side of this building.

LOCATION Melbury Abbas is a small rural village located approximately 2 miles from the ancient Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury which enjoys superb views over the Blackmore Vale and surrounding countryside. It has a good range of facilities including supermarkets, banks, schools, cafes, restaurants, Inns, Churches and shops including High Street names such as Boots, W H Smiths, Superdrug and Costa. There are local bus and long distance coach services and at Gillingham, about 5 miles away, a main line railway station on the Exeter/Waterloo line. The A303 is approximately 7 miles to the north giving access to the South West and to London. The cathedral city of Salisbury is approximately 22 miles and the Dorset Coast is approximately 35 miles distant.

ADDITIONAL INORMATION Services: Mains Water & Electricity. Private septic tank drainage. Oil central heating. Water softener.
Council Authority: North Dorset District Council - Tel: 01258 454111
Council Tax Band: D
Caution: 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: D ~ View at