East Street, Sydling St. Nicholas, Dorchester, Dorset DT2

£375,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Viewing day by appointment 26th, 28th and 29th June

This pretty Grade II listed period cottage is within the conservation area of this popular village, situated in a central position and facing onto the village green. The property is within walking distance of the village pub and the beautiful surrounding countryside.

The entrance door takes you into a welcoming hallway running through to the sitting room and kitchen/dining room. Lime stone flooring is laid to the ground floor.

The sitting room is in the original part of the cottage and has exposed beams, deep window sills, inglenook fireplace with bread oven.

The kitchen/dining room is to the rear of the cottage in the new extension providing a lovely, bright room with double doors out to the garden. The kitchen has a range of base units and full height units. Integrated appliances include electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. In addition there is an electric hob with extractor over.

Off the kitchen is a useful utility room which houses the oil boiler and provides further storage and space for white goods. There is a w/c beyond the utility room.

Returning to the entrance hall; stairs rise to the first floor with exposed floor boards, where there are two double bedrooms which enjoy character features, one having deep window sill and some beams. Both bedrooms benefit from fitted wardrobes.

There is also a generous sized bathroom which includes a rolled top bath and full height cupboard. In addition there is a separate modern shower room with WC on the first floor.

Outside the property has a good sized and well maintained garden with colourful well-stocked borders and mature shrubs.

To the left hand side of the cottage is a driveway providing off street parking with a space to the front of the property.

Agents Notes:

Please note that the property is subject to flying freehold.

Coombe Cottage is situated within the Conservation Area of this unspoilt village which lies in a sheltered chalk valley, surrounded by some beautiful countryside. It is situated towards the centre of the village which has an active community with a village hall, parish church, and the renowned Greyhound public house.

Cerne Abbas is about 2 miles with its acclaimed first school, doctors’ surgery and dispensary, village store, tea room and three public houses. Maiden Newton, about 4 miles to the west, offers a good range of local facilities including a railway station on the Dorchester to Bristol Meads line. Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil all have mainline railway connections to London/Waterloo.

There is excellent schooling in the area; state schools in Dorchester include St Osmond’s, Dorchester Middle School and Thomas Hardye; preparatory schools include Sunninghill, Leweston, Perrott Hill and Sherborne; public schools include the Sherborne Schools (boys and girls), Leweston, Bryanston, Clayesmore, Milton Abbey and Canford.

There are a variety of sporting facilities and leisure

pursuits in the area, including golf at Sherborne and Dorchester, sailing and water sports along the

Jurassic Heritage coastline. The surrounding rolling countryside is accessible from the village via lanes, footpaths and bridleways.

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