1 Market House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AS   01258 473030   | 2 The Centre, High Street, Gillingham SP8 4AB   01747 824547

The Hollow, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum - £315,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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Presented to the market with the bonus of no onward chain and great potential to extend is this lovely semi detached home with three good sized bedrooms and sitting in about quarter of an acre of ground. The property is ideally located close to the centre of this sought after Dorset village. The property is thought to have been built in the 1940s and has been a very much cherished home for the last twenty five years. During this time it has been improved and maintained, however, there is plenty of room to fully extend and potential to enhance and modernise to ones own taste. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazing. This comfortable home provides well proportioned and bright accommodation that will certainly meet the needs of many. A viewing is highly advisable to truly appreciate both the inside and external space that the property offers as well as its location, which is within walking distance to the village shop and tea room, doctor's surgery, village hall, public house and organic farm shop.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Glazed door to the side of the house opens into the hall. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Pane glass door to the:-

Sitting Room (3.86m'' x 5.13m'' / 12'8'' x 16'10'')

Window with view over the frontage. Ceiling light. Two radiators. Power points. Television connection. Stone fireplace with gas fire and back boiler. Door to under stairs cupboard, pane glass door to the kitchen/dining room and opens into the:-

Study Area (1.93m'' x 3.51m'' / 6'4'' x 11'6'')

Window to either side and sliding patio door to the front. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.

Kitchen/Dining Room (2.64m'' x 6.17m'' / 8'8'' x 20'3'')

Window to the side aspect and to the rear into the lobby. Ceiling light. Coved. High level cupboard housing the electrics. Radiator. Power points. Fitted with a range of wooden kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, some with drawers and eye level cupboards and cabinets. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Electric hob with extractor hood over. Eye level oven with storage cupboards above and below. Space for a fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Glazed door to the:-

Rear Lobby

Window and door to the rear. Door to the shower room and to the:-

Conservatory (6.12m'' x 2.87m'' / 20'1'' x 9'5'')

'P' shaped conservatory of uPVC double glazed construction with a pitched roof. Windows to all sides and glazed door opening to the paved seating area. Ceiling lights with fan and wall lights. Radiator. Power points. Television connection.

Shower Room

Obscured glazed window to the rear elevation. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Low level WC. Wall mounted corner wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Tiled shower cubicle. Radiator.

First Floor


Stairs rise and curve up to the landing with window to the side elevation. Access to the loft space. Ceiling light. Doors to all rooms

Master Bedroom (2.87m'' x 4.24m'' / 9'5'' x 13'11'')

Two window with view over the front garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Two (3.68m'' x 3.23m'' / 12'1'' x 10'7'')

Two windows with outlook over the rear garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves and overhead storage.

Bedroom Three (2.69m'' x 3.02m'' / 8'10'' x 9'11'')

Window with view of the rear garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Wall shelves. Fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and shelf.


Obscured glazed window to the front elevation. Ceiling light. Radiator. Fitted with a suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with shaver socket to the side, bath, low level WC and steps up to the tiled shower cubicle. Tiled walls. Mosaic style vinyl flooring.


Parking and Garden

The property is approached from the road onto a gravelled area providing parking for about five cars. Immediately to the front of the house there is an Alpine garden. A path leads to the rear of the property where there is a paved seating area, purpose built storage shed with the rest of the garden being laid to lawn and planted with a variety of trees, shrubs and flowers. There are storage sheds, greenhouse and pond. The whole plot extends to 0.25 of an acre and offers plenty of sunshine and good privacy.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

At the traffic lights turn onto Old Market Hill. Turn left at the next set of lights heading towards Shaftesbury. Continue through the village of Manston and turn right on the bend heading towards Child Okeford. Continue on this road until the village passing the Saxon Pub and farm shop. Proceed through the village and up the hill. The property will be found on the left hand side before the village hall.