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Twyford, Shaftesbury

  • Ref: S3765
  • Type: Cottage
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Summary

Situated in the idyllic rural hamlet of Twyford this extended cottage offers extremely versatile accommodation whether it be as a single dwelling, cottage with annexe or as a holiday let with owners home attached.

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DESCRIPTION Chaffers are delighted to bring to the market this charming semi-detached period home which backs on to open fields and with far reaching views over countryside to the front, located in the quiet hamlet of Twyford. Formerly three cottages and believed to have been originally a button makers cottage, Fulmer House has been sympathetically modernised and extended by the current owners to provide a light and spacious versatile home with the option to generate an income from the ancillary accommodation via holiday lets, air B&B or alternatively to used as self contained accommodation for a family member. The accommodation is set over two floors comprising in the original cottage of an enclosed porch with an inner door to the dining room which has a lovely brick inglenook style fireplace with bread oven, fitted woodburner and canopy hood, stairs to the first floor and opening to sitting room again with a brick fireplace and fitted woodburner, shelved alcoves either side. A door from the dining room leads to the well appointed kitchen / breakfast room with a good range of base units, work surfaces, walk in pantry, space for range cooker and fridge / freezer, doors to garden and through to the annexe. Upstairs there is a central landing with window and store cupboard, 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The annexe accommodation is again arranged over two floors, on the ground floor there is an entrance hall with shower room off, internal door to the main kitchen / breakfast room, door to a study with opening through to the sitting room with door to porch with access to driveway, stairs leading up to the first floor incorporating a landing / kitchenette, 2 bedrooms and bathroom.

Outside there is a gravelled drive with ample parking and two single garages. The good sized west facing gardens enjoy lovely countryside views and are mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrub borders, herb garden, decked seating area, vegetable plot, hedged boundaries, greenhouse and shed.

LOCATION Twyford is a small rural hamlet set amidst unspoilt countryside close to the neighbouring village of Fontmell Magna a highly 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. Private drainage.
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.
Energy Performance Certificate:
Rated: E ~ View at