Boveridge, Cranborne, Wimborne, BH21


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2

Delightful GRADE II LISTED THATCHED COTTAGE set in a rural hamlet1½ miles from Cranborne. The property offers a wealth of traditional features with TWO BEDROOMS, dual aspect lounge/dining room with inglenook fireplace, oak beams, gardens, and a fully fitted DETACHED SELF-CONTAINED ONE BEDOOM ANNEX.


King's Post is an enchanting semi-detached Grade II listed thatched cottage dating back to the English Civil War period when the rumour is that the King's cavalry stabled overnight whilst the Parliamentary forces lay siege to nearby Wardour Castle. The property overlooks fields and woodland towards Pentridge Hill. With stunning views from the rear, the character cottage has a host of period features, including oak ceiling beams throughout, a generous dual aspect lounge with inglenook fireplace and woodburner, a fitted pinewood kitchen with granite worktops and copper sink in keeping with the style of the property, separate utility room, and bathroom. The first floor offers two bedrooms and a generous landing (which we are advised by the vendor has full consent for a further bathroom) all with feature beams and traditional windows. Externally the property features well presented gardens to three sides plus a raised bed vegetable area, driveway parking to the front, and unobscured views over the surrounding countryside to the rear. Separate to the main property, is a fully fitted self-contained annex, with lounge/office, a double bedroom, en-suite wet room, separate kitchenette, and rear tool store. Vendor is suited.


Boveridge is a hamlet on the edge of Cranborne Chase in countryside, 1½ miles from Cranborne, which has a shop/post office, highly regarded first and middle schools, a doctor, a vet, two pubs, a 4* restaurant, garden centre, sports club, and a luxury hotel. Boveridge is only ½ hour drive from Salisbury, Poole, and Bournemouth, all with direct trains to London, plus the airport at Bournemouth.

Kitchen 14' 2" x 9' 10" ( 4.32m x 3.00m )

Front aspect stable door to the entrance of the property, with step down to the kitchen. Fitted kitchen in keeping with the style of the property comprising a range of base units with work surfaces over and wall mounted display units, inset sink, recess for range-style cooker with storage either side. Front and rear aspect traditional windows. Door to inner hallway.

Utility Room 6' 10" x 9' ( 2.08m x 2.74m )

Steps down from inner hallway. Kitchen units with work surface over, inset sink, space and plumbing for washing machine

Ground Floor Bathroom

Accessed from inner hallway. Restricted head height. Suite comprising free-standing roll top bath, wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail, Velux-style window in sloped ceiling.

Lounge / Dining Room 14' 6" Max. x 23' 8" Max. ( 4.42m Max. x 7.21m Max. )

Feature inglenook fireplace with woodburner, beams to the ceiling, front and rear aspect traditional windows. Stairs to first floor accommodation.

Landing 10' 1" x 14' 5" ( 3.07m x 4.39m )

Stairs from ground floor. Spacious landing with vaulted ceiling, wall and ceiling beams. Doors to first floor accommodation.

Master Bedroom 14' 1" x 13' 11" ( 4.29m x 4.24m )

Vaulted ceiling with beams, traditional rear aspect 'coffin window', radiator.

Bedroom Two 12' 7" x 9' Max. ( 3.84m x 2.74m Max. )

Accessed via steps from landing, vaulted ceiling with beams to the walls, built-in wardrobe in keeping with the style of the property, rear aspect traditional window.


Wrap around gardens to three sides of the property.

Brick and stone wall to the front of the property with wooden gate leading to sleeper-style rustic wooden steps down to the property with slate chippings covering, and rustic staggered wood-edged border to the front housing an array of established trees, shrubs and plants. Generous area of slate chippings directly to the front of the property providing an area for seating and leading to the property entrance.

Further rustic steps to the side of the property, leading up to the rear garden, with area of slate chippings and well-presented patio area to the side surrounded by established plants and shrubs with further area of shrubs behind the detached annex. The remainder of the rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with raised planter containing established plants. Unobscured views over the surrounding countryside.


Off-road parking with slate chippings available to the front of the property.

Detached Annex

Low brick wall to the front and established shrubs. Access to the grounds via a wooden five bar gate to the front or via steps from the side of the main property.

Lounge 11' 8" x 9' 4" ( 3.56m x 2.84m )

Rear aspect door to the entrance of the property. Corner woodburner, archway to bedroom.

Bedroom 16' 9" x 11' 6" ( 5.11m x 3.51m )

Wall mounted heater, side aspect traditional window, feature glass block internal wall, door to En-Suite Wet Room.

En-Suite Wet Room

Suite comprising shower, modern glass wash hand basin with vanity unit below, and WC.

Kitchenette 9' 4" x 4' 1" ( 2.84m x 1.24m )

Accessed from external door to the side. Fitted kitchen comprising a range of wall and base units with work surfaces over, inset butler sink, space and plumbing for slimline washing machine,

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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