Cottage for sale in Lydlinch Common, Sturminster Newton DT10

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Property description

Description Russet Cottage is an attractive and tastefully extended cottage that dates from 1936 of brick elevations under a tiled roof. The current owners have improved and enhanced this charming cottage to create a comfortable country home. Russet cottage is situated on Lydlinch Common which is a site of special scientific interest with ancient woodland to the rear, which attracts a wide variety of birds. The property benefits from oil fired central heating, majority timber double glazed windows, attractive enclosed gardens and a single garage with parking in front.

The accommodation comprises of an entrance porch, cosy front room with log burner inset, stairs to the 1st floor and stable door leading to Kitchen/diner. The downstairs has recently been modified allowing for a downstairs WC equipped with basin and a bedroom or useful study area. The kitchen/diner has quality oak fronted units a recessed 'Rayburn Regent' with tiled splash back and 'Lydlinch oak' mantel. Array of wall and base units with adequate space for all appliances, with patio doors leading to rear garden.

Upstairs has 3 good sized bedrooms with two doubles one with en suite facilities and a generous sized single, all allowing plenty of light in with natural rural views whichever way you look. A family bathroom with timber flooring, low level WC panelled bath with shower over. Heated chrome towel rail and mirror.

Outside there is a shared drive leading to the garage and parking area of Russet Cottage. The garage has double doors, a window, pedestrian door, eaves storage, power and light. Oil tank. A gravelled pathway leading to the front door. A good selection of well established plants, paved patio area.

Situation lydlinch is a pleasant village which has a parish church and a village hall. The nearby village of Templecombe is 6 miles distant with the benefit of a main line railway station (Exeter-Waterloo). Sturminster newton 5 Miles which is an interesting Old Market Town and is the most centrally sited of North Dorset's five principle towns, standing halfway between Blandford Forum and Sherborne in a most delightful setting on the banks of the River Stour and in the heart of the beautiful Blackmore Vale. There are a wide range of Shops, a Bank, a Primary School and a Secondary School, Church, Medical Centre and Health Clinic, nhs Dentist, Private Dentist and a modern Leisure Centre. The Exchange is a multi purpose building offering a community/arts centre. Coarse fishing in the River Stour. Blandford 9 miles, Sherborne 12, Yeovil 17, Dorchester 20, Bournemouth and the South Coast 27 miles. Gillingham 10 miles, has a mainline railway station. The A30 is 8 miles and the A303 approximately 15 miles.

Additional information Services: Mains Water & Electricity
Council Authority: North Dorset District Council - Tel: Council Tax Band: D
Caution: Nb All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have not been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.
Agent's Notes: Fitted carpets as seen are included in the sale.
Energy Performance Certificate:
Rated: D ~ View at

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Nearby transport

  • Templecombe (5.8 miles)
  • Sherborne (6.1 miles)
  • Yetminster (8.7 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (25.4 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (35.2 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (44.6 miles)
  • Weymouth Ferry Terminal (21.9 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (22.4 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (22.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • All Saints Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (2.5 miles)
  • Stalbridge Church of England Primary School (2.8 miles)
  • William Barnes Primary School (3.1 miles)
  • Sherborne School (6.3 miles)
  • Clayesmore School (8.0 miles)
  • Milton Abbey School (8.0 miles)
  • Sturminster Newton High School (3.4 miles)
  • Yewstock School (3.5 miles)
  • Leweston School (6.2 miles)
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