The Old Rectory has coloured washed elevations with distinctive sash windows beneath slate roofs; it represents a classic double fronted mid 19th Century house. The owners have, over the last few years, undertaken a comprehensive refurbishment and upgraded throughout, developing the properties original layout; resulting in a spacious and light interior with a wealth of character features enhanced and re-established. It now represents a charming family home presented beautifully with modern conveniences and bespoke quality fitments throughout.
The accommodation is set over three floors of 3800 sq ft, the layout is extremely versatile and will infinitely suit buyers who will love the archetypal period features mixed with the modern layout.
A few of the noteworthy features include:-
~ Classic Regency Facade - not a listed building
~ Three wonderful reception rooms with high ceilings, skirting boards and architraves
~ Open fireplaces with woodburning stoves in the sitting room and kitchen; 'Arada Stratford' woodburning stoves.
~ Fabulous bespoke kitchen/breakfast room with Villeroy & Bosch double butlers sink
~ Replacement oil heating system with LPG gas supply installed for the cooker and re-wired with new fuse boxes
~ Three new bathrooms
~ Roof restored and renewed, with insulation beneath tiles and attic ceiling
An elegant country house within an elevated position south of St Andrew's Church in the village of Winterborne Houghton. The property is approached via a recently created driveway which meanders through the grounds all the way to the front of the house.
The gardens and grounds extend to just over three acres incorporating paddocks, orchards, wild gardens, vegetable garden, sweeping lawns, sunny paved terraces and light wooded area.
At the drive entrance to your left is a substantial outbuilding constructed of brick and flint beneath a slate roof with space in front for parking, turning or even further garden.
The Old Rectory is situated in a rural village on a quiet no through road. There is access to the surrounding countryside via miles of footpaths and bridleways; the adjoining village of Winterborne Stickland is within walking distance and has a pub, village hall and Nursery and Pre-school. The Georgian town of Blandford Forum is approximately 6 miles away and has a full range of amenities, shops, schools, leisure facilities and recreational pursuits. Set in the middle of Dorset countryside the immediate area provides easy access to the major towns of Poole, Bournemouth, Salisbury, Sherborne and the County town of Dorchester.