The Cross, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum, DT11


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  • Bedrooms: 4

Beautiful detached 4 bedroom Grade II listed thatched cottage. Property comprises a living room and dining room, both with character features, a well equipped kitchen and utility room, study, en-suite to master and a family bathroom. Outside is a well established garden, driveway and workshop.


A beautiful 4 bedroom Grade II listed thatched cottage. The detached cottage has been extended over time to give a light and airy feel. The entrance has character features including exposed stone work, wood block flooring and a beautiful bay window onto the side of the mature attractive garden. The study is accessible from the entrance hallway and the living room is opposite with a light and airy feel, triple aspect with attractive shutters and period window seats that overlook the gardens to the front. Also in the living room is the gorgeous inglenook fireplace with a fitted wood burner, bread oven and beamed ceiling making a beautiful traditional warm, cosy living space in Winter and a cool bright space in Summer. The dining room has character features such as a fireplace and is ideal for entertaining. The kitchen has a range of units, a gas range oven and 1½ bowl sink unit. From the kitchen is a rear lobby which leads to the beautiful mature and well maintained gardens. On the first floor are four generous sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a great light, airy and spacious room with shower cubicle, vanity unit basin and two fitted storage cupboards enjoying views over the rear garden.

Outside space covers all sides of the property and is very much established with an amazing range of fruit trees, vegetable patches, lawn and flower/shrub beds. A private seating/patio area provides an amazing space for Summer dining.

Entrance Hall

Radiator and parquet flooring.

Study 8' 9" x 6' 9" ( 2.67m x 2.06m )

Window to front aspect, telephone point, television aerial socket and radiator.

Lounge 17' 11" x 11' 9" ( 5.46m x 3.58m )

Window to front aspect, fire place, telephone point, television aerial socket, radiator and carpeted flooring.

Dining Room 11' 11" x 10' 8" ( 3.63m x 3.25m )

Window to side aspect, fire place, radiator and parquet flooring.

Kitchen 17' 4" x 8' 8" ( 5.28m x 2.64m )

Window to rear aspect, fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units, 1 ½ bowl sink and drainer unit, work surfaces, gas Range style cooker, radiator and tiled flooring.

Utility Room

Window to side aspect, wall and base unit, plumbing for washing machine.


Loft access.

Bedroom One 18' 3" x 9' 3" ( 5.56m x 2.82m )

Window to side aspect, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, downlighter, storage cupboards, radiator and carpeted flooring.

Bedroom Two 11' 11" x 9' 8" ( 3.63m x 2.95m )

Window to side aspect, built in wardrobe, boiler, real wood flooring, radiator.

Bedroom Three 11' 10" x 10' 9" ( 3.61m x 3.28m )

Window to front aspect, telephone point, television aerial socket, chimney, radiator.

Bedroom Four 9' 11" x 8' 5" ( 3.02m x 2.57m )

Window to front aspect, radiator and carpeted flooring.


Window to side aspect, bath, wash hand basin, w.c, radiator and real wood flooring.

Front Garden

Rear Garden

Mature garden with Bramley apple tree, apple and pear trees, veg patches, lawn, patio area, storage - workshop.


Off road parking.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

2. These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.

3. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.

4. Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.

5. Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.

6. Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

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Connells - Blandford

20 Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset

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