Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury
- Kitchen / Dining Room with bi-fold doors onto terrace
- Inglenook fireplace with woodburner
- Master Bedroom with En suite
- Large private rear garden
Property SummaryA Charming Period Grade II listed 4 Bedroom Thatched Cottage full of character with a large rear garden, garage, two studios and views to the church, near the centre of this highly sought after village.
PROPERTY Chaffers are pleased to offer to the market this charming Grade II listed period thatched cottage located at the heart of this highly sought after village enjoying lovely views to St Andrews Church and Fontmell Down. Dating from the 1700's the current owner has sympathetically modernised and extended the cottage to form a very spacious and comfortable home retaining many character features including leaded light windows, exposed timbers, window seats, inglenook style fireplace. The accommodation is set out over two floors comprising of a tiled front porch with solid timber door leading into the spacious lounge which has a feature brick inglenook style fireplace with beam over and fitted woodburner, window seats, exposed beams, two windows, oak flooring and stairs to first floor. Doors lead off to the Study / Family Room which has a triple aspect and French doors to the rear garden. The kitchen / dining room is a light and airy room with a double aspect and bi-fold doors leading onto the terrace and rear garden. The kitchen area is well equipped with a range of built in units and work surfaces, space for range cooker and fridge / freezer, stone paved floor. Door to Utility Room with access to the garden and cloakroom. Upstairs there is a central landing with doors to all rooms. The master bedroom enjoys lovely views over the garden to the church, having a walk in storage / wardrobe cupboard and en suite shower room. There are 3 further bedrooms (2 double, 1 single) all with leaded light windows overlooking the front and a large family bathroom with separate shower completes the accommodation.
Outside the front garden is enclosed by a stone wall with lawned areas, flower borders, shrubs and climbers. To the side is a gravelled entrance with the original thatched village pump, double gates leading to a driveway / parking area and Detached Garage / Workshop 15'9" x 13'5" (4.80m x 4.08m) with an up and over door, light and power. Attached Studio / Office13' x 8'9" (3.96m x 2.66m) with light and power. The generous rear garden is private enjoying views of St Andrews Church and Fontmell Down with a large paved terrace adjoining the kitchen / dining room ideal for entertaining, lawns, flower borders, shrubs, fruit trees including a medieval Medlar tree and a second timber Studio with light and power. Outside lighting and tap.
LOCATION Fontmell Magna is a much sought after village nestled into the Dorset countryside in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of the Cranborne Chase, it benefits from a renowned local pub 'The Fontmell', a highly regarded Primary school, a delightful village shop/tea room, doctors surgery, the acclaimed Springhead venue ~ North Dorset's day and residential centre for creative and sustainable living ~ captivates and inspires people of all ages. The ancient Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury enjoys superb views over the 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. The A303 is easily accessed 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.
ADD INFO Services: Mains Water, Electricity & Drainage. Oil central heating.
Council Authority: North Dorset District Council - Tel: 01258 454111
Council Tax Band:E
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: Exempt ~ Listed Property