Offers in excess of £350,000
A modern detached house offering particularly spacious accommodation situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, located within this sought after village with the added benefit of a completely private and secluded rear garden.
* Entrance Hall * Cloakroom * Sitting Room * Dining Room * Kitchen/Breakfast Room * Utility Room * Four Bedrooms * Ensuite * Family Bathroom * Double Garage and Driveway Parking * Private Gardens *
Fippenny Hollow consists of twelve substantial properties built in the mid 1980's. No.12 is situated on the edge of this private close, with outlooks to the surrounding countryside. The accommodation and layout is spacious, light and infinitely suitable for family living or active retired couples who require good sized accommodation in a sought after village location. The house has remained in the same family ownership from new; it has been well maintained but would benefit from some updating. It has four bedrooms all decent sizes, 3 of which have built in wardrobes; master bedroom with ensuite as well as a separate family bathroom. The sitting room is light and again of a good size; French doors open on to the garden - open brick fireplace which has a log effect electric fire. A separate dining room, cloakroom and Kitchen/Breakfast room - which is well fitted comprising a selection of floor standing and wall mounted wooden cupboards and drawers fitted with a range of integrated appliances, including an electric double oven, hob, and fridge/freezer. A utility room from the kitchen leads to the side of the house.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The front garden is lawned with maturing trees and bushes. A tarmac driveway provides parking, leading to the double garage. At the side of the garage is a further gravelled parking area and lawn area (which would suit a variety of uses including vegetable garden). The rear garden is on two levels with a paved terrace that runs the width of the house, steps lead up to a further paved area - surrounded by lawn. Brick retaining wall and planting.
Okeford Fitzpaine is set in the heart of North Dorset, surrounded by beautiful rural countryside. Okeford Fitzpaine is a picturesque Parish which typifies village community life (the parish encompasses the village of Okeford, parts of Belchalwell and Fiddleford). It is a conservation village located at the Southern end of the Blackmore Vale at the foot of Okeford Hill and nearby Bulbarrow which command magnificent views and provides superb riding and walking. Made up of mainly period houses and cottages, an historic parish church, St Andrews, primary school, post office stores and The Royal Oak pub. The nearby market towns of Blandford, Sturminster Newton and Shaftesbury are all within easy reach, along with the Abbey town of Sherborne. The larger centres of Salisbury, Bournemouth, Poole and Bath are all within easy motoring distances.
Theatre, music, arts venues and restaurants at Bournemouth, Poole, Salisbury and throughout the country. Golf at Rushmore Park and Ashley Wood. Sailing and water sports at Poole and Weymouth (Weymouth 2012 Olympic sailing Centre - 45 minutes). Superb walking and riding, flying at Compton Abbas, racing at Wincanton and Salisbury.
The area is particularly well known for its excellent state and independent schools such as Bryanston, Hanford, Port Regis and Milton Abbey, The Sherborne Schools, Knighton House and Clayesmore School - along with some of the best primary schools in the area, all within easy reach.
From Blandford take the A357 towards Sturminster Newton. Proceed through the villages of Durweston and Shillingstone. At the cross roads turn left signed Okeford Fitzpaine, continue in to the village - passing the school and pub, the entrance to Fippenny Hollow will be found on the fringe of the village on your left hand side.