Property SummaryA wonderful home located in the North Dorset village of Motcombe offering excellent levels of accommodation as well as off road parking and a charming garden.
Motcombe is a village neighbouring Shaftesbury and Gillingham. The village of Motcombe benefits from a locally run community shop, a memorial/village hall which hosts a variety of activities, a traditional country pub and a bus service that runs to and from Shaftesbury – Gillingham.
On the outskirts of Motcombe is one of the county’s most prestigious preparatory schools in Port Regis which has been rated Excellent by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
The North Dorset Saxon hilltop market town of Shaftesbury is famed for the iconic cobbled street of Gold Hill and rich history going back to the times of King Alfred.
Shaftesbury is a delightful community orientated town with an attractive and bustling High Street that provides most everyday requirements including a farmer’s market, cafés, charity shops, various retail shops and a cottage hospital.
The local road network offers strong connections to the other main towns in the region including Gillingham, Salisbury, Sherborne, Warminster and Yeovil as well as to the South Coast. In addition the A303 links with the M3 that makes London accessible for the motorist.
There are railway stations at Gillingham (4.5 miles) and Tisbury (8 miles) with mainline services to London (Waterloo) and the West Country. Families are drawn to this area by the quality of life and excellent choice of state and independent schools including Port Regis, Clayesmore, Sandroyd and Bryanston amongst many others. Shaftesbury also offers several ways to explore the stunning countryside and traditionally English villages of the Blackmore Vale, Cranborne Chase and Wiltshire Downs with their many miles of public footpaths and bridleways.
Knapp Hill Cottage is a beautifully presented traditional house set in the very desirable, North Dorset Village of Motcombe.
Offering a superb amount of flexible accommodation throughout, the property comprises an entrance hall, utility room, downstairs shower room, kitchen, dining room, as well as a sitting room and a further reception room. Upstairs are three good sized bedrooms, a modern fitted bathroom and a loft space that is currently being used as a study area/office.
Externally, the gardens have been very well cared for by the present owners and present areas of raised vegetable beds that are surrounded by gravel for ease of maintenance. Established lawns, intelligently planting and several areas of colourful mature shrubbery are also on offer.
The gardens are enclosed with a mixture of mature hedging and fencing and wrap around the boudaries of the property meaning that in the spring and summer months, the sun can be followed throughout the garden.
There is ample off road, driveway parking as well as an integral double garage that has power, lighting and additional storage space.
Dorset Council, Band E.
The property is connected to mains water, electricity and drainage. An oil fired central heating system is present as well as a charming wood burning stove in the main sitting room.
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