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Church Street, West Stour, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8

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5 Bedroom Detached House Sold

A Charming and substantial period property located in the heart of a highly sought-after Dorset village just a short distance from amenities. Offered to the market with No Onward Chain.

Cobbs Cottage occupies and large corner plot in the heart of the popular Dorset Village of West Stour just a short distance from the village hall and pub. The Cottage has been cleverly extended over the years and provides spacious accommodation and a variety of character features throughout. Laid out over two floors the ground floor provides entrance hall leading to shower room to the rear and a large kitchen/breakfast room with original amtico tile floor, wooden beams, an electric Everhot stove and inglenook fireplaces. The utility room allows access to the driveway and the larder cupboard. The drawing room is double aspect and again includes stunning original beams, inglenook fireplace and feature woodburning stove. The dining room is part of the most recent extensions and provides a triple aspect including French doors to the rear garden. Upstairs you can find five well-proportioned bedrooms, four of which have built in storage, and all share the main family bathroom. Bedroom five makes and is currently used for as a study.

SITUATION
West Stour is a small village situated on the A30. The village has a fuel station and shop, a cafe, car sales, car repair garage and popular Public House, The Ship Inn. The village lies approximately 5 miles from Gillingham and the historic, hill top town of Shaftesbury. Both towns offer all day to day amenities and a variety of supermarkets, Doctors and Dentists. Shaftesbury also provides a cottage hospital with a minor injury’s unit. Communications are excellent with the A30 running East to West and the A303 that leads to the M3 a short distance. Gillingham also offers a mainline railway station with services to London Waterloo and Exeter. The area is well known for the choice of state and independent Primary and Secondary Schools. A wide range of leisure and recreational facilities include, leisure centres, horse riding, shooting, golf and football and rugby clubs.

OUTSIDE
The cottage is accessed via the lane over a gravel apron through a wooden five bar gate and onto a large, paved driveway with parking for several vehicles. The driveway stretches the width of the cottage to the front and leads to the brick built, detached garage/outbuilding. The outbuilding, currently used as a workshop and storage boasts double wooden doors, window overlooking the drive and a second floor. The remaining plot is predominantly laid to lawn, with areas of patio and flower beds adjacent to the cottage and dedicated vegetable garden towards the rear.

COUNCIL TAX
Dorset Council Tax Band G
EPC: F

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is electric and drainage is private.

DIRECTIONS
From Shaftesbury continue along the A30, west for approximately 5 miles. On arriving at West Stour turn right onto Church Street immediately before the Ship Inn. Continue past the Church and the property is located on the right.

Tenure: Freehold

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Office Details

Shaftesbury
Minister House The Commons
Shaftesbury
SP7 8JU

01747 852242
shaftesbury@w-w.co.uk