Enjoying a Quiet Lane side Location in the Heart of the Village this Charming Grade II Listed Cottage offers 3 Reception Room, 3 Bedroom Accommodation as well as a Cottage Garden, Parking and Timber Studio/Office.
Entrance Hall, Cloak Cupboard, Cloak/Utility Room, Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room with Sitting Room off, 2nd Reception Room/Music Room, Conservatory, 3 Double Bedrooms and Family Shower Room. Detached Timber Studio/Office. Pretty Cottage Garden and Off Road Parking. The Village: Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Iwerne Minster has been the winner of the Best Kept Village Award on numerous occasions the last time being 2017. It is home to the renowned Clayesmore Public School and benefits from a superb Post Office and General Store. The Talbot Inn, historic Parish Church of St Mary's and active village hall and community spirit make it a popular choice for many. Surrounded by glorious countryside walking, cycling and country pursuits are enjoyed by some but equally the cultural centres of Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Blandford Forum offer a range of facilities with the larger conurbations of Poole, Bournemouth, Salisbury and Yeovil offering a wider range of shopping a cultural facilities. The Property: Bow Cottage is one of a pair of cottages quietly located in Shute Lane, Grade II Listed in 1985 it is thought to have been a carpenters cottage and or shop dating back to 1845. Indeed there is an interesting little window inset in the Bay Window to the front elevation of the house, which one could imagine was used to serve clients. Internally the cottage has been sympathetically updated and modernised and indeed a Conservatory has been added to the rear elevation. It also now boasts a modern and yet sympathetically designed Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room with integrated appliances. There is a very good sized Pantry/Larder off this room which is open plan to the Sitting Room with open fireplace and bay window to the rear elevation. The Sitting Room and Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room has exposed polished wood flooring with the Kitchen benefitting from recessed ceiling lights and under lit units. There is a further Reception Room, which the current owners use as a Snug and Music Room and this is the room with the Bay Window to the front elevation. Off the Entrance Hall is the Cloaks/Utility Room where the current owner has her washing machine and tumble drier plumbed in. The Conservatory to the rear elevation has double doors out the charming cottage garden. A quarry tiled floor and exposed brickwork. A door to the rear of the Sitting Room gives access to the staircase to the First Floor Landing off which are three Double Bedrooms. The main bedroom benefits from a range of Fitted Wardrobes and cupboards, and two windows to the rear elevation which provides views over the surrounding countryside. Bedroom 3 has a window to the front elevation and exposed painted timber panelling to some of the walls. The Family Shower Room is fully tiled and has a corner shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. There is parking for a number of cars to the front elevation with a Timber Building with power and light providing external office/studio space. Bow Cottage benefits from Economy 7 Electric Night Storage Heating to most rooms, mains water, and drainage.