Guide price £397,000
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The property is situated on the edge of the small rural village of Todber. The nearby larger village of Marnhull has an excellent range of facilities including a post office, shops, doctors' surgery, inns, churches and Church of England and Roman Catholic primary schools. The market towns of Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton offer more comprehensive facilities and there are a number of well-regarded state and private schools in the vicinity. There is a mainline railway station at Gillingham with services to London (Waterloo) and the West Country whilst the local road network links with the A30, A350 and A303 giving good access to the other major towns in the region as well as London and the motorway network. Todber is surrounded by the lovely gently rolling countryside of the Blackmore Vale ideal for various rural pursuits such as walking, cycling, fishing and riding.
Shave Cottage is a charming cottage built in mellow local stone under a pitched tiled roof. It has been well maintained over the years by the present owners to create a delightful and comfortable home that should be viewed to be fully appreciated. The versatile, beautifully presented accommodation is arranged over two floors and has been subject to a number of improvements. On the ground floor this includes a good-sized sitting/dining room, a garden room, a conservatory, an attractively fitted kitchen and a utility room whilst upstairs are three bedrooms, a luxury bathroom and a cloakroom.
Away from the cottage is a useful range of outbuildings including an office with power, lighting and 2 telephone lines one of which can be for broadband making this ideal for someone working from home or could be adapted for other purposes such as an annex. There is a large double garage & workshop area plus another workshop. To the front of the garage is a tarmac parking area and another separate parking space big enough for a caravan or motorhome.
Shave Cottage enjoys delightful far reaching views over the adjoining countryside and benefits from having double glazed windows, split charge electric night storage heaters in the principal rooms and a modern sewage system.
Mains water & electricity are connected.
Private drainage system & off-peak electric heating is installed.