A Grade II Listed Period 2 bedroom Town Cottage of great Character and Charm located in a quiet no through street close to the Town Centre and St Mary's Parish Church. Pretty Cottage Garden.
The Property The cottage with its Flemish bond brick and thatched elevations is grade II listed and is named after the unique stepped well which is now secured, but with a supply of water. Thought to date from around 1800, Pyt Cottage is one of a row standing in this quiet backwater of the town which eventually leads to the parish church. The town centre is within a few moments' walk. The accommodation is steeped in character. The Town: Sturminster Newton is an old market town served by a varied selection of shops. It has a First and Second School, Churches of most denominations and thriving community life. The town is also renowned for its associations with Thomas Hardy, William Barnes and the River Stour. There are active arts, social and sports amenities in the town. Communication: Mainline train service to London Waterloo and the West Country are available approximately 9 miles away in Sherborne or Gillingham which is a similar distance. London can be reached by car via the A303/M3 link. There are also good road links to the larger conurbations of Poole, Bournemouth and the Jurassic coastline. The county towns of Sherborne, Blandford, Shaftesbury and Gillingham are within driving distance. Leisure and Education: Surrounded by the glorious Blackmore Vale countryside pursuits are high on the agenda for some with walking and cycling on the Trailway from Sturminster Newton to the Georgian Market Town of Blandford Forum. There golf courses at Sherborne, Tollard Royal and Blandford Forum, tennis clubs in Marnhull, Shillingstone and Blandford Forum with numerous other clubs and societies to cater for most tastes available within the town or surrounding area. The town boasts a First School and Senior School and there are a number of renowned public schools in the area including the Sherborne Schools, Clayesmore, Bryanston, Hanford and Knighton House to name but a few.