Copyhold Lane, Winterbourne Abbas, Dorchester DT2


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  • Bedrooms: 6
An imposing detached family home, ideally situated enjoying an elevated position within the village of Winterbourne Abbas. The property boasts a wealth of accommodation that is well presented throughout, enjoying an abundance of character and sitting within 1.2 acres of grounds that offer a plethora of wonderful space in which to enjoy its position and tranquil setting. In addition to its favourable size and location, the property offers a paddock and hard tennis court. EPC rating E.

SituationWillows is situated within the delightful village of Winterbourne Abbas, five miles west of the historic county town of Dorchester. The village boasts a parish church, a garage, a first school and what is probably Dorsets best example of a standing stone circle, known as "Nine Stones". Dorchester is steeped in history enjoying a central position along the Jurassic Coastline and also some of the county's most noted period architecture, all set amongst a beautiful rural countryside. The town offers a plethora of shopping and social facilities including cinemas, museums, leisure centre, Borough Gardens and a choice of many excellent public houses and restaurants. The town also has two main employers, namely the Dorset County Hospital and the Dorset County Council. There are also major train links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads and regular bus routes to adjoining towns.

Key FeaturesEntrance to this substantial property is gained via a porch with quarry tile flooring.

The property enjoys a light and spacious sitting room that receives plentiful natural light gained via a window that enjoys a southerly facing aspect. The room features an attractive open fireplace with Purbeck stone surround and wooden mantle. A wonderful triple aspect garden room provides additional living accommodation whilst taking full advantage of the lovely outlook onto the garden.

The kitchen/dining room lends itself perfectly to modern living, fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units, a breakfast bar with storage below and an oil fired aga. Also situated on the ground floor is a utility room, a cloakroom and a bedroom that is currently utilised as a playroom, offering a staircase to the ‘cabin’ style childrens bedrooms situated on the first floor.

All bedrooms enjoy generous dimensions and receive plentiful natural light. The bathroom offers a suite comprising a bidet, a vanity wash hand basin and a panel enclosed bath with shower attachment over. There is a further cloakroom and shower room.

A five bar gate opens to a short driveway, providing a parking area for several cars and access to a double garage (The garage door is currently bricked up but could easily be re-opened). The garden to the front of the property offers an enclosed lawned area and houses of a selection of mature trees and shrubs. The garden to the rear is laid predominately to lawn with an incline leading to the enclosed hard tennis court. There are several terraced areas of lawn and flower bed borders.

The property boasts an attached half acre paddock with a five-bar gate providing access to Copyhold Lane.

The property owns all of its borders including the paddock boundary.

Room Dimensions Sitting Room (5.28m max x 4.52m max (17'04" max x 14'10" max))

Kitchen/Dining Room (3.68m max x 4.52m max (12'01" max x 14'10" max)) Bedroom One (5.23m max x 4.70m max (17'02" max x 15'05" max))

Bedroom Two (5.31m max x 3.71m max (17'05" max x 12'02" max)) Bedroom Three (4.24m x 3.53m max (13'11" x 11'07" max))

Bedroom Four (3.15m x 2.84m (10'04" x 9'04")) Bedroom Five (2.87m x 2.87m (9'05" x 9'05"))

Bedroom Six (3.15m x 2.36m (10'04" x 7'09")) ServicesMains electricity, gas water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating.

Local AuthoritiesDorset Council,

South Walks House, South Walks Road,

Dorchester, Dorset,

DT1 1UZ,

Tel: We are advised that the council tax band is G

ViewingsStrictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers

Tel: Covid-19 - Please note that viewings can only be offered to clients in a position to proceed to purchase and are undertaken with strict safety measures in place.

Arrange viewing 01305 458008

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