Description A charming terraced Grade II Listed cottage believed to have been built in the 18th century with stone faced external elevations under a thatched roof. The property has many period features including an inglenook fireplace, window seats, leaded light windows, chamfered beams, plank and muntin partitions. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor: A sitting room, dining room, kitchen, and bathroom, whilst on the first floor there are two double bedrooms the master with an en-suite WC and basin.
Outside to the front is a small but pretty garden with steps leading to the front door. Whilst the delightful rear garden is a generous size and has views towards the church and the countryside beyond The garden is laid to lawn with mature hedging, shrub and herbaceous borders a variety of fruit trees and a summerhouse.
Situation Fontmell Magna is a much sought after village nestled into the Dorset countryside in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of the Cranborne Chase, it benefits from a renowned local pub 'The Fontmell', a highly regarded Primary school, a delightful village shop/tea room, doctors surgery, the acclaimed Springhead venue ~ North Dorset's day and residential centre for creative and sustainable living ~ captivates and inspires people of all ages. The ancient Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury enjoys superb views over the surrounding countryside. It has a good range of facilities including supermarkets, banks, schools, cafes, restaurants, Inns, Churches and shops including High Street names such as Boots, W H Smiths, Superdrug and Costa. There are local bus and long distance coach services. The A303 is easily accessed to the north giving access to the South West and to London. The cathedral city of Salisbury is approximately 22 miles and the Dorset Coast is approximately 35 miles distant.
Auction notes Buyers fee applies & - Auction pack available on request
& - Mortgage buyers welcome
This property is offered for sale by the 'modern method of auction' through an Online Auction. This is a modern twist on the traditional auction room sale where buyers can bid for the property via an online platform. The winning bidder, assuming the reserve is met, is granted exclusivity of the property at the winning bid price for 28 days in which they must exchange, or the vendor is free to remarket the property and the reservation fee will not be returned. The auction will run for 3 hours on a set date and time chosen by the vendor of the property. Upon completion of a successful auction the winning bidder will be required to pay a non-refundable reservation fee of 3% inclusive of VAT of the winning bid in addition to the purchase price subject to a minimum fee of £4,800 inclusive of VAT. The auction is powered and carried out by Whoobid and is subject to terms & conditions which will form part of the auction pack which will be available to download for free once produced by the vendors legal representatives. We strongly recommend that you review the legal documents prior to bidding and seek legal advice.
Please remember that the reservation fees are payable in addition to the asking price.
Fees paid to the auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration and may attract stamp duty liability. Bidders will be required to register in order to download the 'legal pack', if you choose to bid on the property, you will be required to complete further identity checks for anti- money laundering purposes, provide card and solicitors details before you are able to place a bid.
Properties may be sold prior to public auction if an offer is accepted by the vendors.
**Guide price - This is an indication of the seller's minimum expectations at auction and is not necessarily the figure the property will achieve but acts as a guide, prices are subject to change prior to the auction.
**Reserve price - Most auctions will be subject to a reserve price, if this figure is not achieved during the auction, then the property will not be sold. In normal circumstances the reserve price should be no more than 10% above a single figure guide price or if a guide price bracket is quoted the reserve will fall somewhere within those figures.
Additional information Services: Mains Water & Electricity. Private Drainage. Oil central heating.
Council Authority: Dorset Council - Tel: Council Tax Band: C
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.
Energy Performance Certificate: Rated: Exempt listed property