Briantspuddle, Dorchester, DT2

Under Offer ££800,000 Asking Price

Key Features

Grade II listed period cottage
Plastered cob walls under a thatch roof
Grounds of just under half an acre
Secure off road parking & garage
Private grounds with superb outlook of surrounding countryside

About This Property

CHARMING GRADE II LISTED THATCHED COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF BRIANTSPUDDLE set within grounds of just under half an acre and enjoying superb far reaching views.

Hazel Cottage is a charming, Grade II Listed cottage set within the pretty village of Briantspuddle. Built with plastered cob elevations and under a thatch roof, this five bedroom detached residence absolutely oozes charm and character! The property is believed to date back to the early 17th century with later additions likely to have been added in the 18th century together with a substantial modern extension and conservatory added by the present owners.

Approached via a five bar wooden gate, the property provides ample gravelled parking to the front with a detached tandem length garage. The entrance hall features space for hanging coats, 2 built-in cupboards and a further cupboard housing a water softener. This in turn leads to the inner hall housing the main staircase and under stairs cupboard. The spacious dual aspect sitting room an addition to the original cottage boasts an inset log burner with stone and timber surround, timber french doors leading to the garden and a further single glazed door giving access to a spacious conservatory with heating, power and lighting and giving further access to the garden. The kitchen features a range of wall and base units under laminate stone effect work surfaces with inset Bosch halogen hob and Bosch double eye level ovens in addition to spaces for a dishwasher and microwave. This room also provides ample space for a breakfast table and overlooks the parking area toward the front. A separate utility room offers space for further white goods and an additional sink. Leading from here, there is also a workshop and a WC. A separate dining room boasts a low level window seat and a beautiful inglenook fireplace with functional log burning stove and original bread oven. The secondary and original staircase ascends to the first floor. Adjacent to this is the music room which is characterful with a feature open fire (not functional) and multiple storage cupboards with attractive stripped pine doors along with a low level window seat.

The first floor comprises five double bedrooms with the master bedroom offering a dual aspect and a superb outlook over the grounds and meadows beyond. Bedroom 3 offers en-suite shower facilities whilst bedroom 5 is currently utilised as a guest bedroom/study/office. In addition there is a family bathroom and a separate shower room adjacent to bedroom 4.

Outside, the property enjoys beautifully manicured grounds of just under half an acre with well cared for lawns bordered by planted flower beds, a vegetable garden, fruit trees and soft fruit cage. There is also an established wild garden with pond towards the far end and a sun drenched patio abutting the rear of the cottage.

Services and Outgoings
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Council Tax Band - G

Briantspuddle has a friendly and active community and has twice been awarded Dorset's 'best kept small village'. The village enjoys a Post Office and community Shop, a thatched village hall which hosts a wide range of activities such as Dorset Artsreach and The Bladen Social Club - a meeting place for families and friends. The village is serviced by GP surgeries in neighbouring Puddletown and Bere Regis. For schooling, pupils travel to Puddletown for first and middle school and to Dorchester for upper school education. There is a school bus service to Puddletown and children attending Thomas Hardye School in Dorchester use the normal daily bus service.
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