Cranborne, Wimborne


  • Grade II Listed Chocolate Box Cottage
  • Separate Annex/Holiday Let
  • 2/3 Bedrooms
  • Sweeping Views Over Cranborne Chase
  • Large & Established Plot
  • Close to Village of Cranborne
  • Period Features Throughout
  • 15' Luxury Bathroom
  • Vendor Suited
  • EPC: Exempt

Property Summary

King’s Post is an enchanting semi-detached Grade II listed thatched cottage dating back to the English Civil War period when the rumour is that the King’s cavalry stabled overnight whilst the Parliamentary forces lay siege to nearby Wardour Castle. Kings Post overlooks fields and woodland towards Pentridge Hill.
With stunning sunsets from the rear, the character cottage has a host of period features, including oak ceiling beams throughout, a generous dual aspect lounge with inglenook fireplace and wood burner, a fitted pinewood kitchen with granite worktops and copper sink in keeping with the style of the property, separate utility room, and bathroom.

The first floor has two bedrooms and a generous landing all with feature beams and traditional windows. It also has full planning consent for an upstairs bathroom. EPC: Exempt.

Externally the property features well-presented gardens to three sides plus a raised bed vegetable area, driveway parking to the front, and unobscured views over the surrounding countryside to the rear.

Separate to the main property, is a fully fitted self-contained annex, with lounge/office, a double bedroom, en-suite wet room, separate kitchenette, and rear tool store.

Boveridge is a hamlet on the edge of the Cranborne Chase in countryside 1 ½ miles from Cranborne which has a shop/Post Office, highly regarded First and Middle Schools, a Doctors, a Vets, two Public Houses, a 4* Restaurant, a Garden Centre, Sports Club and Luxury Hotel.

Boveridge in only ½ hour from Salisbury, Poole and Bournemouth, all with direct trains to London, plus Bournemouth International Airport.

Leave Salisbury via Exeter Street going straight over the roundabout on to New Bridge Road, at the traffic lights carry on to Coombe Road (A354) in the direction of Coombe Bissett and Blandford. Once you reach the dual carriage way take a left in the dip on to Martin Drove End and continue through the village of Martin where you take a right at the junction at Tidpit, continue on this road for approximately 2 miles where the property will be found on the right with a board outside.

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Council Tax
East Dorset District Council Band D.

Mains Electric & Water, Oil Fired Heating & Septic Tank.

The property is Freehold.

Strictly by appointment with Boatwrights.

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