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Home Farm, Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum - £300,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A fabulous chance to purchase a bright and spacious two double bedroom first floor apartment that has been designed especially for those in their leisure years and over 55. The property is presented to the market with the advantage of no onward chain and forms part of a luxury complex set in beautifully landscaped grounds extending to three and half acres. The apartment benefits from double glazing, a state of the art Scandinavian heating system set within the ceilings and with individual room control, resident full time estate manager and allows pets - subject to permission. The property has been exceedingly well maintained and is in pristine condition allowing the next lucky owner just to arrange their furniture. This splendid home would make a great lock up and leave UK base as well as being a main home. The apartment is within easy walking distance to the amenities that this pretty village offers, which include a shop with post office, a public house, playground and a garage. In addition, there is the Church of St Mary built by the Normans and dating back to around 1100 and boasting an impressive spire. There is also the independent day and boarding school of Clayesmore as well as an excellent primary school in the nearby village of Fontmell Magna. Further facilities may be found in both Blandford and Shaftesbury. Viewing is essential to appreciate this wonderful apartment and its location.



Entrance Hall and Landing

Main front door opens into a joint hall with door to the apartment opening into a bright and welcoming entrance hall. Double cupboard with automatic lighting and fitted with shelves and coat hooks. Stairs rise and return up to a large bright, part galleried landing with skylight to the front of the building and space for a study area ( high speed broadband is available). Recessed ceiling lights and uplighters. Smoke detector. Access to the fully boarded loft with drop down ladder and light. Coved. Central heating thermostat. Power and telephone points. Entry phone system. Storage cupboard with automatic lighting and housing the electrics. White panelled doors to all rooms. Please note that there is plenty of space to install a stair lift.

Sitting and Dining Room (6.20m'' x 3.89m'' / 20'4'' x 12'9'')

Enjoying a double outlook with window to the side and rear with view over the grounds, plus double pane glass doors leading out the balcony, which looks over the grounds to the rear. Part coved ceilings. Uplighters. Central heating thermostat. Power, telephone and television points. Built in television stand and cupboards under. Feature fireplace with electric fire.

Kitchen (3.12m'' x 3.51m'' / 10'3'' x 11'6'')

Window with view of the grounds. Recessed ceiling lights. Central heating thermostat. Power points. Fitted with a range of modern wood grain kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit and an eye level cupboard with counter lighting under. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink with mono tap and separate drinking water tap (water softener). Integrated washer/dryer. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated fridge/freezer. Built in eye level double electric oven with drawers beneath and storage cupboard above. Induction hob with extractor hood over. Tiled floor.

Master Bedroom (4.09m'' x 3.48m'' / 13'5'' x 11'5'')

Window to the rear enjoying delightful views over the gardens. Ceiling light. Part coved. Central heating thermostat. Power and television points. Built in wardrobes and dressing table. White panelled door to the:-

En-Suite Bathroom

Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Central heating thermostat. Chrome heated towel rail. Shaver socket. Fitted with stylish modern suite consisting of vanity style wash hand basin with mixer tap and mirror with shelves and light over, low level WC with economy flush facility and bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment plus full height tiling to surroundings walls. Wall mounted mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom Two (6.20m'' x 3.89m'' / 20'4'' x 12'9'')

Measurement to front of wardrobe and includes the entrance. Window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Central heating thermostat. Power points. A range of built in wardrobes. White panelled door to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Recessed ceiling light. Extractor fan. Central heating thermostat. Chrome heated towel rail. Shaver socket. Fitted with a suite consisting of low level WC with economy flush facility, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and extending shaver mirror to the side and a large tiled shower cubicle with folding screen.


Recessed ceiling light. Extractor fan. Central heating thermostat. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Pedestal wash hand basin with mono tap, tiled splash back and mirror over.


Car Port and Grounds (0.91m.1.52m / 3.5)

There is a reserved car port is located in a block nearby. There is also a communal bin store, the estate managers office and beautifully landscaped grounds, laid to lawns, well stocked shrub and flower beds and a gravel path skirting the edge. The total grounds extend to about three and half acres.

Important Information

The complex is run by Cognatum Property with a full time resident estate manager on site.
The Lease is for 999 years starting in 1984.
The is no ground rent payable.
The service charge is approximately £1200 per quarter.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street. At the traffic lights proceed over the bridge and turn left. Continue along the A357 for about three miles and take the turning on the left to Child Okeford just before entering Shillingstone. Continue on this road and at the junction turn left. Proceed through the village, passing The Cross on your right and take the next turning right. At the end of this road turn right onto the main A350. On entering Iwerne Minster turn left, at the triangle, onto the High Street. Follow the road for a short while and take a turning left into Home Farm - Visitor parking will be found on the right hand side and the apartment's entrance will be found by turning left.