Chantry Cottage is a fine example of a stone and thatched Dorset house and is listed as being of Architectural and Historic Importance Grade II. The front roof slope and the ridge were rethatched in 2015/16 and in its present ownership has undergone significant improvement and modernisation.
On the ground floor, there is a large central hall with flagstone floor, galleried landing and a beamed fireplace, once a smokery. The sitting room is of fine proportions with a cross-beamed ceiling, beamed fireplace with wood-burning stove and a window seat. The dining room also has a flagstone floor and cross-beamed ceiling and a fireplace with a wood-burning stove. The kitchen is a galley style with an excellent range of cupboard and drawer units, as well as integrated appliances. Approached off the hall is a recently refitted cloakroom/shower room.
On the first floor, there are three double bedrooms with a wealth of exposed timbers. They are served by a lovely bathroom, in conjunction with the ground floor shower room.
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There is a gravelled driveway and parking area for several cars, leading to a tandem double garage. Beyond this is a large workshop, together with a lean-to garden tool store. Most of the garden lies to the rear of the cottage, where a terrace gives on to a principal sweep of lawn shaped by a colourful and well-stocked borders, studded with specimen trees. There is an enclosed and well screened vegetable garden. A major feature of the garden is a panelled and painted garden entertaining room with bi-fold doors, opening on to a sundeck and barbeque area.