A rare opportunity to acquire a Grade II listed cottage on leasehold from the National Trust. 605 Chilbridge has just undergone complete refurbishment including brand new oak roof structure and thatch. Stable door opens onto the sitting room which has an inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam and bread oven, a large wood burning stove with double lined flue, beamed ceiling and Chestnut timber flooring. Windows to two elevations. The farmhouse kitchen has quarry tiled floor, beamed ceiling, an Alpha oil- fired range cooker (which also provides central heating and hot water), wood fronted units and a Belfast sink. Windows to three elevations. Stable door to rear courtyard .
At the other end of the cottage is the rear hall with oak stripped flooring. A ground floor bathroom with roll top bath, wash basin and high level wc. There is also a ground floor bedroom / studio with Oak stripped flooring with a curved glass shower cabinet.
From the hall, stairs ascend to Bedroom 2 with gable end window and velux window. While from the kitchen there is a second stairway to a large landing bedroom. The Master bedroom is accessed from here with a recessed airing cupboard and windows to two elevations.
Outside there is a timber clad garage with double entrance doors. Newly fitted utility room with floor and wall units and water softener and wc off, all situated to the rear of the garage.
The formal garden is mainly laid to lawn with re-seeded paddock beyond, and bounded to two sides with established hedgerows. Lean- to log store. Oil store tank.
Oil fired Central Heating
Mains water and electrics; private drainage
East Dorset District Council - 01202 873747 Council Tax Band D.
Within a Conservation Area
Leasehold - National Trust
The property is held on a 99 year lease from the National Trust with approximately 91 years un expired at an annual Ground Rent of £250.