Offers in excess of £285,000
A beautifully presented period cottage with a wealth of character situated in a sought after village.
* Kitchen * Lounge * Dining Room * Study * Sun Terrace * 3 Bedrooms * Bathroom * Gardens * Brick Outhouse *
From Blandford take the A350 towards Shaftesbury and turn left over Durweston Bridge onto the A357 which takes you straight into Durweston. Take the first turning left and go about 150 yards, then bear left again to Bryanston. The Old Post Office will be found on the right, just past the church on your left.
Durweston lies on the south bank of the River Stour, the cottage stands in the Conservation Area. It has a village school, church and village hall. Blandford offers an excellent range of shops, schools and other amenities. Train station to London, Waterloo from Salisbury or Gillingham.
LEISURE & SPORTING ACTIVITIES
Durweston is situated in glorious countryside ideal for walking, riding, cycling and fishing.
Golf at Ashley Wood and Rushmore Park. Sailing and water sports at Poole, Weymouth and along the stunning Dorset coastline. Theatre, music and light entertainment in Bournemouth, Poole, Salisbury, while the nearby Bryanston Arts Centre has many visiting theatres and music events.
The Old Post Office is a Grade II listed building and was a pair of 18th century cottages in a row of four before being converted into one in the 1900's. Built of rendered cob and brick elevations beneath thatched roofs.
It was the village Post Office until the 1970's and in more recent years the cottage has been restored and upgraded, whilst retaining the many period features. These include stone or tiled floors, inglenook fireplaces, exposed wall and ceiling beams and many original doors.
Improvements include a well fitted kitchen, high spec bathroom sanitary ware and landscaped rear garden. Behind the cottage and facing south west is a sunny paved patio and extensive lawn. Brick outhouse as well as additional storage shed, chicken coup and kitchen garden.
The area is well served by both independent and state schools. These include Bryanston, Clayesmore, Milton Abbey and Knighton House prep school in the village.