Chilbridge, Wimborne, BH21 4DX


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a Grade 2 listed part cob and thatched cottage set in approximately three quarters of an acre of garden and paddock. The elevations are traditionally lime rendered and the roof was reconstructed in 2000 with English oak 'A' frames, pole rafters and completely rethatched. Overall the cottage was refurbished to an exceptionally high standard.

It is located on the National Trust Kingston Lacy Estate, in a peaceful rural setting that is situated just over a mile from the bustling heart of Wimborne town centre. Breakheart Cottage is located in a quiet lane with similar cottages nearby.

A stable door opens onto the sitting room which has an inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam and bread oven . Large wood burning stove with double lined flue. Windows to two elevations. Beamed ceiling and chestnut flooring. Farmhouse kitchen. Quarry tiled floor, beamed ceiling. Alpa oil- fired range cooker which also provides central heating and hot water. Wood fronted units, Belfast sink. Windows to three elevations. Stable door to rear courtyard .

At the other end of the cottage is the rear hall with oak stripped flooring. Ground floor bathroom, roll top bath with wash basin and high level wc. Ground floor bedroom / studio. Oak stripped flooring. Curved glass shower cabinet.

From the hall, stairs ascend to Bedroom 2 with gable end window and velux window. While from the kitchen there are stairs to a large landing bedroom. The Master bedroom is accessed here with windows to two elevations. Recessed airing cupboard.

Outside there is a timber clad garage with double entrance doors. Newly fitted utility room with floor and wall units and water softener and wc off, all situated to the rear of the garage. The formal garden is mainly laid to lawn with re-seeded paddock beyond, and bounded to two sides with established hedgerows. Lean- to log store. Oil store tank.

Tenure : The property is held on a new 99 year lease from the National Trust at an annual Ground Rent of £250.

Insurance premium to be confirmed.


AGENTS NOTES: The heating system, mains and appliances have not been tested by Hearnes Estate Agents. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive.

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