Charming End of Terrace Cottage that has been extended and modernised to provide Flexible and Spacious accommodation arranged over three floors. Rear Garden and Useful Timber Outbuilding.
Open Plan Sitting Room with fireplace and woodburning Stove, Dining Area and well Fitted Kitchen, First Floor Landing, 2 Double Bedrooms and well appointed Family Bathroom. 2nd Floor Attic, currently used as a Double Bedroom. Rear Garden with useful Timber Outbuilding.
Blandford Forum is an interesting Georgian market town located in the heart of Dorset surrounded by open countryside and offering ease of access to the larger conurbations of Poole, 15 miles, Bournemouth, 22 miles and Salisbury, 23 miles. All of these centres offer an extensive range of shopping and cultural facilities.
Modernised and charming end of terrace cottage offering flexible and stylish accommodation arranged over three floors. The property is conveniently situated for ease of access to all local amenities including the town centre.
Open Plan Sitting Room and Dining Area and well fitted Kitchen, 2 Double Bedrooms, Modern and well-appointed Family Bathrooms, 2nd Floor Attic Area (currently used as a Bedroom). Rear Garden with impressive Timber Outbuilding.
The Property: This charming Edwardian end of terrace cottage has been extended and modernised to provide light and spacious accommodation over three floors, although it must be noted that the Attic Area (currently used as a Bedroom) does not have Building Regulations for use as a Room. The Ground Floor accommodation is open plan and has been extended to provide a well fitted Shaker Style Kitchen with integrated appliances, a Dining Area and Sitting Room with wood burning stove. On the First Floor are two Bedrooms and a modern and well-appointed Family Bathroom. To the rear elevation is a landscaped garden and timber outbuilding that has recently been refurbished and offers scope for a number of uses.
With Dorsets fine unspoilt countryside close at hand including Cranborne Chase to the east of the town and the Isle of Purbeck with its rugged and picturesque coastline there is an abundance of recreational and sporting activities on offer in the area. With Riding, Cycling, Walking and Golf available close to the town. There is sailing at Poole Harbour and theatre and entertainment in Bournemouth and Salisbury.
There are mainline railway stations at Salisbury and Gillingham offering regular services to London (Waterloo) and the West Country. London by road via the A303/M3 links or from Wimborne via the A31 at Ringwood then the M27/M3.
Directions: Proceed out of Blandford Forum town centre on Salisbury Street and at the first set of traffic lights proceed straight ahead into Salisbury Road. Albert Street is the second turning on the right once you go through the traffic lights and No. 19 Albert Street should be easily recognised from our photograph but failing this the house is numbered.
Communication: There is a mainline train service to London Waterloo and the West Country approximately 14½ miles away in Gillingham or alternatively you could access the mainline Station in Salisbury approximately 25 miles away. 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 easy driving distance.
Accommodation: (All measurements are approximate see floor plan for layout.)
Part Glazed Front Door to:
Open Plan Sitting Room/Dining Area and Kitchen:
Sitting Room Area: 156 x 108(4.72m x 3.25m) Double Glazed window to the front elevation. Open fireplace with beam over having inset woodburning stove set on a tiled hearth with polished wood surround. To one side of the fireplace there is a storage cupboard housing electric meter and fuse box. Recessed ceiling lights, radiator, television and t.v. points, under stairs storage cupboard, polished oak floor boards and staircase leading to the First Floor Landing.
Dining Area: 111x 910 (3.38m x 3m) Part double glazed door to the rear garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator and polished oak floor boards.
Kitchen: 131 x 66 (3.99m x 1.98m) Dual Aspect with window to the rear elevation and two double glazed windows to the side elevation. Modern fitted kitchen with extensive a range of wall mounted and floor standing Shaker style cream painted units. Laminate worktops with inset single bowl and drainer sink unit with mixer tap over and having fully tiled splash backs. Stainless steel 4 burner gas hob and stainless steel under counter electric oven. Space and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Wall mounted Ideal combination boiler supplying central heating and hot water systems. Porcelain tiled floor.
Bedroom 1: 11 4 x 10 3 (3.45m x 3.12m) Window to the front elevation. Feature fireplace, radiator and central ceiling light.
Bedroom 2: 7 6 x 6 5 (2.28m x 1.95m) Window to the rear elevation. Period fireplace recess and radiator.
Family Bathroom: 109 x 5 (3.28m x 1.52m) Obscure glazed window to the rear elevation. White suite compromising of panelled bath with shower over and tiled surround. Close coupled w.c., circular wash hand basin with mixer tap set into wooden unit with storage cupboard under having a tiled splash back. Ladder style heated towel rail and vinyl flooring .
Attic Area: 158 x 103 (having some restricted head height) (4.78m x 3.12m) Velux window to the rear elevation, eaves storage cupboards and radiator.
Rear Garden: Fully enclosed and mainly laid to lawn with outside cold water tap and large timber outbuilding. There is an enclosed chicken/duck run and vegetable patch.
Services: Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Gas fired central heating via Ideal combi boiler located in the Kitchen.
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council, Norden, Salisbury Street, Blandford DT11 7LL
Telephone: 01258 454111.
Council Tax Band: B
Amount payable for the current year: £1,493.15
Council Tax: 0345 0344569