Nuthatch Cottage is an individual property of stone, brick and flint elevations under a thatched roof. It was built in 2004 by a small firm of Dorset builders who specialise in individually designed village properties. A thatched open porch leads to the spacious entrance hall with attractive staircase and understairs cupboard. Solid oak doors lead to the principal rooms as well as the guest cloakroom. The study has a pleasant aspect over the front of the property and the sitting room at the rear is well proportioned with an attractive fireplace, wood surround and tiled slips and hearth. At the far end glazed double doors facing west lead to the patio and garden beyond. A further door leads to the large dining room with attractive views over the rear and an additional door back to the sitting room. A particular feature is the superb kitchen breakfast room which naturally divides into dining and kitchen areas with a ceramic tiled floor. There is an excellent range of wall and floor units with worktops above and incorporating Neff four ring electric hob and oven with extractor hood, stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink, Neff integral dishwasher and attractive tiled splashbacks. A further wall unit with worktop and display cupboards above includes a built-in fridge and freezer. From the kitchen, a door leads to the utility room with ceramic tiled floor, built-in cupboards, floor unit with worktop above incorporating a stainless steel sink. There is plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumber dryer plus a Worcester Greenstar HE1222 oil fired boiler and door to outside.
A staircase in two flights leads to the spacious galleried landing with window overlooking the front and enjoying views over the surrounding countryside. There is a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Doors lead to three of the bedrooms including the guest bedroom with its en-suite shower room and views of the garden. A particularly well proportioned master bedroom with separate dressing area, including built-in wardrobes, and door to en-suite bathroom with panelled bath, separate shower in tiled cubicle, twin wash hand basins with cupboards and drawers below, heated towel rail and WC. In addition, there is a family bathroom with attractive part tiled walls, panelled bath with hand shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail and WC.
A staircase leads to the second floor landing with an under eaves storage cupboard and doors to two further bedrooms, one of which has additional under eaves storage. There is an internal shower room with part tiled walls, shower in tiled cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.
The property is set back from the road behind an attractive beech hedge with a tarmac parking and turning area. Adjacent is a five bar gate leading to further parking space for four cars in front of the double garage with two up and over doors, constructed of brick elevations under a pitched slate roof, approximately external measurements 20'11 x 19'2 (6.35m x 5.85m) with power and light. Adjacent to the garage a side gate leads to the main garden. At the rear of the house is a beautiful west facing patio area with formal landscaping that includes a water feature and attractive circular paving. An arched timber trellis with climbing wisteria and central path leads to the main area of lawn bounded by hedging and post and rail fencing, there are a number of small fruit trees. A shrub border with timber fencing divides the formal garden from the lawn and provides shelter to the paved area. In addition there is a further area of garden to the side of the property and a small raised bed for vegetables. In all the gardens and grounds are approximately one third of an acre.
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