A four bedroom detached cottage situated in a popular Dorset village in need of general updating and improvement. The property has good sized living space with two reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility and cloakroom. The four bedrooms are all doubles and there is a lovely family bathroom. The rear garden features incredible far reaching views over the rolling countryside and there is also driveway parking and no forward chain.
The entrance to the property is at the rear via the conservatory which is of single glazed and wooden construction. A door leads into the hallway which gives access to most of the ground floor rooms.
To one side is the utility room and cloakroom, the utility has space/connections for washing machine and fridge/freezer and has ample fitted shelving. The cloakroom comprises WC, wash hand basin and a small single glazed window.
On the other side of the hall is the kitchen/breakfast room which has bi-folding doors through to the conservatory and is fitted with a range of base and drawer units, a ceramic sink with mixer tap and drainer, integral electric hob and oven, space/connections for a dishwasher, oil fired Aga and the central heating boiler.
From the kitchen a door leads into the sitting room which has two double glazed windows to the front, large feature fireplace with built in log store and exposed beams.
The dining room can be accessed from the sitting room or the hall and has two double glazed windows to the front, an Inglenook fireplace and stairs rising to the first floor with under stairs storage area.
On the first floor a landing with a double glazed window to the side gives access to all principal rooms.
The master bedroom has a double glazed window to the rear, enjoying the countryside views, fitted wardrobes and a dressing room.
There are three further bedrooms, all with double glazed windows and two with built in wardrobes. The family bathroom has a double glazed window to the rear and comprises WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle and bath. There is also a feature heated towel rail.
To the side of the property a wooden five bar gate leads onto a gravel drive providing off road parking.
The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a gravel area at the rear of the house, there is the enclosed oil tank and pedestrian access to the front. The garden is enclosed by low stone walls and wood panel fencing.
This property is situated in the heart of Thornford, a charming village located just 3 miles from Sherborne. There is a good village community, centred round the local facilities of the pub, village hall, church, post office shop and primary school. Surrounded by wonderful Dorset countryside perfect for walking. The nearby abbey town of Sherborne has a good range of boutique shops, 2 supermarkets, and is well known for the local schools. There is direct rail access to London Waterloo (2hrs 20 minutes).