3 bedroom detached house for sale

Gussage St. Michael, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 5JE

£750,000 via Jackson-Stops, Shaftesbury: 01747 449965

Grade II listed and dating back to the 17th century, Lollipop Cottage is a delightful brick and flint cottage under a clay tiled roof. Standing in gardens of about 0.4 of an acre, Lollipop Cottage has been sympathetically modernised and in 2017/18 a new boiler and a direct pressure plumbing system together with a new bathroom were installed as was a new oil tank in 2015. The accommodation is sensibly configured with Portland stone flooring in the hall, a nicely proportioned kitchen/breakfast room with an oil fired AGA and delightful sitting room with large inglenook fireplace with inset woodburner. On the first floor, the principal bedroom adjoins attic space which could (subject to consent) be converted into a bathroom. There are two further bedrooms with a separate WC and hand basin on the landing with space (subject to consent) to add a shower.

The property is approached off the lane onto a tarmac car parking and turning area adjoining which is a large attractive barn with brick and flint elevations under a tiled roof (overhauled and felted in 2017/8). Approximately 39 ft in length, this could be put to a variety of uses including ancillary accommodation, workshop, office space or garaging (subject to the usual consents). At the front of the property there is a large area of grass flanked from the lane by tall trees including a large weeping willow. To the side of the cottage there is a Shepherds Hut (available by separate negotiation) and an ancillary timber building on raised decking providing a shower and WC, which has been successfully let in recent years. A rendered wall with arch leads into the rear garden with a wide variety of colourful flower and shrub beds, with metal railings covered in rambling roses and mature beech hedging. There is a terrace joining the rear facade which is clad with clematis and a climbling rose. The rear garden provides a delightful backdrop.

PROPERTY INFORMATION

SERVICES : Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

TENURE: Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Dorset Council

COUNCIL TAX: Band F

EPC RATING: Exempt

Situated in the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Gussage St Michael, one of three Gussage villages (All Saints, St Michael and St Andrews) is surrounded by attractive rolling countryside. Nearby is the village of Chettle with a village store, and Gussage All Saints has the Cockerel Pub. Blandford, a Georgian market town is within 8 miles, and offers facilities for most everyday needs including a Marks and Spencers food hall, Tesco and Lidl, shops, restaurants, banks, health centre, library, hospital and schools. Shaftesbury is 12 miles to the north and for a wider range of amenites Wimborne and Salisbury are within easy reach. Salisbury & Tisbury have a mainline railway station with services to London Waterloo. The A31 and M27 are accessible for routes to Bournemouth and London, while Bournemouth Airport is within 19 miles. Poole and the Jurassic coast are within an hours’ drive.





Agent: Jackson-Stops, Shaftesbury

Jackson-Stops & Staff, 6 The Commons, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JU

Phone: 01747 449965