Asking price £470,000
An attractive detached bungalow situated within a quiet cul de sac in this very popular village close to Blandford Forum.
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Entrance hall, living/dining room, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, 3 double bedrooms with en suite to master, family bathroom, gas central heating, double glazed windows, detached double garage, mature gardens.
Built in the mid 1990s the property has been owned since new by the current owner. Situated within a quiet cul de sac of other detached houses and bungalows that have always proved to be very popular. The property has been upgraded over the years and offers well planned accommodation and situated on a level plot. The many excellent features include a conservatory which extends from the living room, a fitted kitchen with built in appliances including double oven and microwave, separate hob, fridge freezer while the utility room includes washing machine and further freezer. There are built in wardrobes to Bedrooms 1 and 2.
A tarmac driveway provides off road parking for several vehicles and lead to a DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE with twin remote controlled doors, overhead storage, light, power and side personal door. Lawned front garden with pathway to front door.
Gated side pedestrian access leads to the larger rear garden that has been laid to lawn with a variety of mature flower and shrubs inset with the lawn continuing to one side. There is an paved patio, summerhouse, garden shed gravelled area, outside tap.
Child Okeford is an extremely popular and has a thriving village community; it has a post office, village stores, two pubs (Bakers Arms & the Saxon), primary school, village hall, organic farm shop and doctors surgery. It is situated well away from main roads yet easily accessible to the nearby towns of Blandford, Sturminster Newton, Sherborne and Shaftesbury. It is one of the prettiest villages in Dorset much of it designated a Conservation Area.
The A303 is approximately 16 miles to the north. Main line station at Gillingham and Salisbury. Regional airports at Bournemouth, Bristol and Southampton.
The area is well known for its exceptional independent schools; these include Bryanston, Clayesmore, St Marys Shaftesbury Port Regis, Hanford and Knighton House State schools in Blandford and Wimborne. Excellent Primary school in the village.
Child Okeford lies North West of Blandford. Take the A350 towards Shaftesbury and turn left at the traffic lights in Durweston onto the A357. Continue on this road, through Shillingstone and carry on to the end of the village. Turn right, signed for Child Okeford under a railway bridge and across the River Stour; continue into the village and at the T junction turn left. Pass the village shops and down the hill (The Hollow) just before the village hall, turn right into Portman Drive and No 16 will be found on your right hand side.