Melrose occupies an idyllic, peaceful rural setting surrounded by open countryside with the church of St Andrews nearby and an abundance of local bridleways. The neighbouring village of Winterborne Stickland is a mile away and has a pub, sports/social club, day nursery, hall, and Church. Health centre and swimming pool in MIlton Abbas. The Georgian market town of Blandford Forum is 6 miles away and boasts a good range of shops – including Tesco, Lidl and M & S Foodhall, banks, schools, hospital, health centres and leisure centre. The area is well served by a good variety of state and independent Schools. Sporting facilities include water sports along the Dorset coastline, golf at Ashley Wood, Rushmore and Broadstone and horse racing at Salisbury, Wincanton and Exeter.
The property is a very well presented modern detached chalet style house built of mellow brick elevations under a tiled and insulated roof, with UPVC double glazed windows and doors and cavity wall insulation – backing onto open countryside and located down a no-through road. The spacious accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises – sitting room with multi fuel burner, impressive kitchen/dining room with fitted Rangemaster and ample units, separate utility room and cloakroom with option to install a shower, ground floor bedroom/office, 3 first floor double bedrooms. Attractive front and rear gardens with a timber decked terrace and raised patio, well stocked flower borders and vegetable garden. Integral garage with workshop area and ample parking with space for a large caravan and/or additional vehicles.
Extended porch providing a pleasant seating area for the evening sun. UPVC front door and side light to the
Staircase to the first floor, smoke detector, coved cornice, telephone point, archway to Inner Hallway with cupboard housing floor mounted Grandee oil fired boiler for hot water and central heating to radiators (not tested), door to the garage.
Views across the rear garden and fields. Stone fireplace with multi fuel stove, mantel and hearth, television point, coved cornice, glazed door leading out onto the decked terrace.
Kitchen/Dining Room (L shape)
Views over the rear garden and fields beyond. Fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and floor units, worktops with tiled splashbacks, single drainer sink with mixer tap, Rangemaster (gas bottle fed) with Stoves extractor hood over, integrated fridge, Neff dishwasher, tiled floor with heating under, central island with power points, inset ceiling lights, door leading out to the decked terrace and rear garden, door to the
Single drainer sink unit and mixer tap, wall and floor units, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, worktops and tiled splashbacks, tiled floor with heating under, door to the front garden.
White suite comprising WC and vanity wash hand basin, extractor fan, window, tiled floor with heating under. Note: sufficient space for a shower unit.
Overlooking the front garden.
Window, access to the loft, smoke detector, airing cupboard.
Lovely views across to open countryside. Built-in wardrobe, door to the
En suite Shower Room
Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and vanity wash hand basin. Window, shaver point, towel heater, fully tiled walls.
Views across open fields at the rear. Built-in cupboard.
Double aspect. Eaves storage cupboard.
Panelled bath with mixer tap/shower attachment and shower screen door, WC, vanity wash hand basin, bidet, shaver point, fully tiled walls, towel heater.
Outside: Melrose is approached via a five bar gate leading to a tarmac driveway with space for additional vehicles/caravan/trailer. Attached Tandem Garage with up and over door, power and light, door to the rear garden. Ample space for a Workshop.
The Front Garden is laid to lawn with attractive flower beds. Large timber workshop with power, potting shed, greenhouse. Oil tank. Side access to the Rear Garden, backing onto open fields, with full width timber decked terrace. Steps leading up to the lawn with flower beds. Vegetable garden. Outside tap.
Mains Water and Electricity. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating system. Telephone subject to BT transfer regulations.
Council Authority Dorset Council, Tel: 01258 454111
Council Tax Band F
NB All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have not been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.
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To Steve and colleagues – thank you very much for all your hard work and professional approach in selling our houseMr and Mrs Disney, Blandford Forum