The cottage has been much improved and maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owners to create a cosy character home, presented in good decorative order throughout. Enjoying a convenient location on the edge of this popular and sought after North Dorset village of Iwerne Minster with its excellent village shop and post office, churches and popular village inn.
An early viewing is recommended to secure this desirable character home.
Approached: Via wrought iron latch gate with a footpath that runs alongside the cottage gardens to:
Entrance: Storm porch, raised flagstone slab step, slate canopy supported on wooden brackets, flowering Jasmine plant, painted solid wooden front door.
Sitting room: 13’ x 12’ A wonderful character room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling height. Chimney breast, mellow brick fireplace with quarry tiled hearth, display mantle and open grate creates cosy focal point. Fireside alcoves, night storage heater, power points, TV aerial point, telephone point, wooden casement window enjoys outlook on to front garden.
Kitchen 13’ x 7’ Well equipped and fitted with a good range of attractive floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim, cornice and plinth. Contrasting roll edge work tops and counters, inset single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, swan neck mixer taps and electric wall points.
Inset small pane casement window, spotlight cluster, space for pantry/fridge freezer.
Stairwell: Under stairs cupboard, return stairs with hand rail to:
Landing: Galleried hand rail, book shelves, return stairs to second floor (Attic room).
Bathroom: White suite comprising enamel bath with side and end panel, floor cabinet with china clay wash hand basin, close coupled WC and shower. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, wooden casement window, Infrared Heatrae lamp.
Master bedroom: 13’ x 12’ Nicely proportioned room, good ceiling height, bright and airy with dual aspect wooden casement windows. Power points, built in wardrobe. Night storage heater, enjoying pleasant outlook over neighbouring gardens and local field views.
Second staircase: To landing.
Attic bedroom 2: 13’ x 12’ Character room, sloped ceiling, exposed beams, chimney breast, night storage heater. Double glazed window, wooden latch door.
Attic bedroom 3: 10’ x 6’ Cosy snug room, sloped ceiling, painted beams, wooden casement window, eaves storage cupboards, built in cupboard and night storage heater.
The garden is an attractive feature and lies to the front of the property, set on a slight incline and laid out in a traditional ‘Dorset’ cottage ‘Strip’ garden.
Accessed via a wrought iron lattice gate with connecting footpath and arranged in sections enclosed by established mature clipped hedging.
There is a raised flagstone paved sun terrace positioned close to the house leading on to a second middle terrace put down to stone shingle, ideal for outdoor seating and eating.
The lower section is planted with established flowering plants and shrubs, enclosed by timber fencing. The garden enjoys a sunny and sheltered position.
On street parking is found to the front of the cottage.
There is a useful wooden tool shed, fuel bunker and surviving artisan well positioned at the far end of the garden.
Council Tax Band: C
EPC rating: F
Property M²: 72
viewing: Strictly by appointment through the agents.