Park Gate, Stoke Wake, Hazelbury Bryan, DT11

££550,000 Guide

3 Bedroom House For Sale

A rural detached house, registered as a smallholding, with large garden and outbuildings.

Nut Bloom Cottage is a double fronted period house that has a wonderful mix of old and new with several eco features, for example, solar panels generating electricity combined with two Tesla batteries. The house has plenty of character, enhanced by the creative modern elements that give excellent volume spaces too and outside has a veranda and a pergola.

With the more modern side, it gives a newly created staircase from a rear hallway which connects the kitchen / breakfast room with the rear reception room overlooking the terrace and garden beyond.

The front door from the lane brings you into a sizable front reception room with lovely wide planked wood flooring, a deep alcove to the side of the wood burning stove and two windows with views over the pretty front side cottage garden. Next door to the rear is the kitchen. This extension gives very good ceiling heights and has an Aga forming part of the good array of floor units whilst space is given to large freestanding cupboards. The Belfast sink has views over the small rear garden area to the back of the house. This section of the house, being single storey, has a 'living' roof of wildflowers in the summer. The inner hallway, as mentioned, has the stairs and the second reception space or bedroom 3 and currently used as a workshop, whilst adjacent is the downstairs wc and on to the back door.

Upstairs are two bedrooms from the landing with the principal bedroom, with dual aspect, and lovely proportions and a wonderful balcony from the French doors with the views down the garden and beyond over the Blackmore Vale. The second bedroom was originally two bedrooms in the older part of the house with feature beams and lovely wooden floors.


Situation
Stoke Wake is a small hamlet sitting in the heart of rural Dorset. The property is surrounded by some of the finest countryside in the county and is in a convenient location for the towns of Sturminster Newton, Sherborne, Blandford and Dorchester. The local surrounding villages offer a wide range of amenities with village shop and primary school in Hazelbury Bryan and some highly regarded inns being just a few minutes drive away. Furthermore, the property enjoys the benefit of being within very easy reach of a good number of state and private schools. Sherborne and Dorchester have mainline stations with fast services to London Waterloo.


Directions
From Sturminster Newton, head over the bridge, turning right. At the top of the hill turn left signed to Hazelbury Bryan. Once in Hazelbury Bryan, go through the village towards Wonston to reach Marsh Lane where you turn right and drop down the hill. Proceed approximately 0.6 of a mile and Nut Bloom Cottage can be found on the corner of Marsh Lane and Thickthorn Lane.

From Milborne St Andrew, take the Milton Road for 1.6 miles turning left signed Hazelbury Bryan 7 miles, through Ansty Cross and on to Marsh Lane where Nut Bloom Cottage is on the right on the corner of Thickthorn Lane.


Outside
Nut Bloom Cottage is a registered Smallholding with a CPH (county parish holding) and therefore ideal for anyone wanting' The Good Life'
With a good driveway to the lane giving space for at least 2 cars, there is a front garden with path leading to the front door from the lane. The front garden has an abundance of flowers and shrubs. Immediately behind the parking area is the terrace from the second reception room / 3rd bedroom and can lead round to the rear or to the extensive gardens and outbuildings. The main gardens are connected by a path and has many lovely areas and on towards a chicken run, workshop and outbuilding and has a productive poly tunnel. In total there are some 20 fruit trees throughout the garden leading to a wooded area once used as a pig pen.


Services
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage. Electric under floor heating with individual controls in each room. Solar panels with 2 Tesla batteries. Sitting room heated via wood burner.


Local Authority
Dorset Council Tel: 01305 221000
Council Tax Band: C


Property Information
Broadband - Standard and superfast broadband is available.
Mobile phone network coverage is limited inside and likely outside – (coverage is best provided by Vodaphone Network)
(Information from Ofcom https://www.ofcom.org.uk)

Tenure: Freehold

Park Gate, Stoke Wake, Hazelbury Bryan, DT11
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Sturminster Newton
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