3 BED Semi-detached house Sold

£550,000 Offers over

Nr Dorchester

Owners say, "We simply fell in love with the character, the position and the gardens. We consider ourselves to have been very fortunate, and we will miss our cottage so very much."

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Inside

Welcome to enchanting Puddle Cottage situated in the idyllic hamlet of Burleston, nestling in glorious gardens.

The cottage is approached through the front door with ‘bull nose’ insert to the fully enclosed ENTRANCE PORCH: pleasing tiled floor with windows either side, with secondary multi paned door, in true cottage style leading to the welcoming SITTING ROOM with combined DINING ROOM. The sitting room is centred around the cosy brick fireplace with flagstone hearth, heavy timber mantle and for those cooler months a fitted log burner. A window enjoys a view over the front courtyard and the generous secluded gardens. The dining area accommodates a sizable dining table for entertaining, with glazed door to the CONSERVATORY. The triple glazed conservatory is predominately south facing and is a real quality addition to the cottage enjoying lovely views across the beautiful gardens, with access outside from double doors and an additional single door. The KITCHEN is comprehensively fitted with an array of base unit cupboards and drawers with plumbing and space for a dishwasher and generous food preparation solid oak timber work surfaces over. An additional range of wall mounted cupboards provide for further storage. Appliances include AEG™ induction hob with Neff™ fume hood, eye level Neff™ oven and there is space for a fridge/freezer. The kitchen could accommodate a small breakfast table and once again overlooks the front courtyard. A separate UTILITY ROOM has plumbing and space for a washing machine, additional storage, and plentiful light from the Velux™ window. Neatly tucked away is the CLOAKROOM with W.C. and vanity unit with wash hand basin.

A half turn staircase rises to the first-floor landing with DOUBLE BEDROOMS TWO and THREE, both lying to the front of the cottage enjoying views over the generous secluded front garden and beyond. On a practical note, in bedroom three is the built-in airing cupboard, whilst bedroom two is generously proportioned and has ample room for freestanding furniture. On the first floor is also the BATHROOM, with generous shower cubicle rainwater shower and hand shower attachment, vanity unit with wash hand basin and W.C. A further half turn staircase rises to the balustraded PRINCIPAL BEDROOM with Velux™ window providing plentiful light and enjoying magnificent far-reaching views over the gently undulating countryside. Completing the accommodation is the ENSUITE BATHROOM with further Velux™.

Outside

A particular feature of the cottage is the gardens. The cottage is approached via a farmhouse style gate to a generous courtyard and parking for numerous cars, it also has additional hard standing for a caravan or such like. The detached GARAGING has up and over door, with pitched roof which is part boarded and fitted with retractable ladder. To the fore of the courtyard is a large area of lawn, with well-established borders providing almost total seclusion. The gardens also lie to the side and rear of the cottage, providing a most delightful backdrop, with areas of borders and lawn, beautifully planted with numerous shrubs and plants together with acer, bay, cherry, crab apple and silver birch trees to name but a few.

Location

Burleston is listed in the Domesday book of 1086 having at that time a small population of just nine households, the area is steeped in history, the hamlet lies betwixt Tolpuddle recognised globally for its association with the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and Puddletown which forms the ’hub’ for various village and hamlets with its range of facilities: doctor’s surgery, village shop, pub, and vet. Whilst the County Town of Dorchester with its array of amenities lies some 7 miles distant.

Directions

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Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: Dorset (West Dorset) Council

Council tax band: C

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