Hazelbury Bryan, Sturminster Newton, DT10 2EE
Viewing strictly by appointment
A wonderful period cottage with character and charm in abundance in the middle of the village with enclosed rear garden and double car port.
Old Forge Cottage is Grade II listed and believed to date back to 1812 and is built of brick elevations under a pitched slate roof. The cottage has been extremely well maintained by the current owners who have improved it during their ownership yet maintained the character. The front door opens into the hall with flagstone floor and coat cupboard. the sitting room is a lovely dual aspect room with flagstone floor, inglenook fireplace with bresummer beam above, window seat and French doors to the garden. From the sitting room, steps lead down to the kitchen which is triple aspect with range of wall mounted and floor standing units, pantry, large under stairs cupboard, Bosch electric oven and Miele induction hob above. Beyond the hall is a utility room and cloakroom with WC. From the kitchen there is a back door to the outside and stairs to the first floor landing with exposed ceiling beams. Bedroom one has wooden floorboards, views over the garden and door to the Jack & Jill bathroom. Bedroom two is dual aspect with views down the lane and has an en-suite shower room. Bedroom three has lovely wooden elm boards and looks over the front garden and has a door to the Jack & Jill bathroom. Outside there is a front garden with courtyard garden to the rear and double car port.
The property is approached from the lane via a gate with path to the front door. The front garden has a well maintained lawn with some trees, shrubs and flower beds. A side gate opens into the south facing rear courtyard which is fully enclosed and planted with a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs. The courtyard is split level with the raised level having a lovely area to sit. The car port is timber framed and measurers 18'11" x15'9". There is a pedestrian right of way for Middle Cottage between the courtyard garden and the car port.