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White Pit Lane, East Melbury, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7


2 Bedroom Semi-Detached House Sold

An outstanding opportunity to purchase a charming, semi-detached cottage with a stunning backdrop and scope to improve. For sale by Informal Tender. Bids are to be received by 12.00 pm on Friday 27th August.

16 White Pit Lane, is a charming cottage which has been in the same ownership for 60 years. Located on a quiet lane the cottage sits in an enviable position and benefits from outstanding views towards Melbury Downs.  This 16th Century, character property offers huge scope for further improvement and development is built of Green sandstone with accommodation over two floors and comprises: kitchen, bathroom, a spacious sitting room with inglenook fireplace and two bedrooms.

East Melbury is a small hamlet located in the Dorset countryside, close to the National Trust area at Win Green. The property is located near the market town of Shaftesbury where you will find many facilities to meet most everyday requirements including two supermarkets, a doctors surgery, farmers market, boutique shops, restaurants and cafes. The area benefits from excellent communication links with the nearby villages of Tisbury and Gillingham providing mainline railway stations to London Waterloo and the south west, whilst the nearby A303 provides access to the M3, and the A350 leads to the South Coast. There are a number of good state and independent primary and secondary schools in the area.

Accessed through a wooden, 5 bar gate from the lane, the property has ample parking for several vehicles in front of the detached single garage. Alongside the garage runs a concrete path to stone steps that lead to the front and side doors respectively. The property sits in approximately ¼ acre garden which is planted with a large variety of mature shrubs, bushes and trees and flower beds. An area laid to lawn lies to the front of the cottage whilst the rear and side garden includes a patio terrace ideal for alfresco dining and enjoying the views over neighbouring farmland

Dorset Council Tax Band C

Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. An oil fired boiler provides heating and hot water and drainage is to a sceptic tank.

From the Royal Chase roundabout in Shaftesbury take the A30 signposted to Salisbury then immediately turn right towards Melbury Abbas. After approximately 1 mile take the left hand turning after Melbury Motors. After approximately ½ mile turn right onto White Pit Lane. The property entrance is located on the left on the sharp right hand bend.




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