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Gold Hill, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum - £310,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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A fabulous chance to purchase a mature semi detached three bedroom home, which is in need of renovation and general maintenance, boasting good sized grounds, which adjoin countryside and presented to the market with the advantage of no onward chain. The property is situated in the desirable and sought after village of Child Okeford, which boasts an active community with many events centred around the village hall and community centre there is a post office/stores with cafe, primary school, doctors surgery, two public houses and garden centre with an organic farm shop, art gallery and cafe. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing with some windows enjoying a Georgian style bar and retains character features, including picture rails and an open fire in the sitting room. The property offers plenty of scope and must be viewed to truly appreciate what the property has to offer, both inside and outside, as well as the location. The village is ideally placed with good communication links and is within easy access of further facilities with Sturminster Newton just four miles away and Blandford six miles away.


Ground Floor


uPVC front door opens into a useful porch to the side of the property with windows to the side and rear. Pitched roof with ceiling light. Glazed door to the hall. High level wall mounted electrics and consumer unit. Coat hooks. Stairs rising to the first floor. White panelled door to the:-

Sitting Room (3.68m'' x 5.89m'' / 12'1'' x 19'4'')

Maximum measurements - Two windows overlooking the front garden. Ceiling lights. Picture rail. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth plus built in cupboards and shelves to one side of the chimney breast. Wall shelves. White panelled door to the:-

Kitchen/Dining Room (2.51m'' x 4.85m'' / 8'3'' x 15'11'')

Window with view over the rear garden. Ceiling light. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and work surfaces with stainless steel sink and double drainer plus tiled splash back. Space for an electric cooker. Space for a washing machine and under counter fridge. Larder cupboard fitted with shelves, hooks and overhead storage. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Further recessed area with shelves and a window to the rear. Vinyl flooring Part glazed uPVC door to the:-

Conservatory (2.13m x 2.44m / 7' x 8')

Approximate measurements - Of uPVC construction with low level walls and windows to the side and rear plus double doors opening out to the rear garden. Power points. Tiled floor.

First Floor


Stairs rise and curve up to a bright galleried landing with window to the rear with views over the rear garden and neighbouring countryside. Ceiling light. Access to the loft space. Smoke detector. Power and telephone points. White panelled doors to all bedrooms and door to the bathroom.

Bedroom One (3.30m'' x 2.92m'' / 10'10'' x 9'7'')

Measurement to front of wardrobe - Window overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Power points. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and overhead storage.

Bedroom Two (3.23m'' x 2.31m'' / 10'7'' x 7'7'')

Maximum measurements - Window to the front of the Property. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Power points.

Bedroom Three (2.95m'' x 2.03m'' / 9'8'' x 6'8'')

Measurement excludes the entrance - Window with view over the rear garden and adjoining countryside. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Power points.


Window to the rear with tiled sill. Ceiling light. Fitted with a suite consisting of bath, low level WC with dual flush facility and wall mounted wash hand basin. Wood effect vinyl flooring.


Garage and Parking (4.85m'' x 2.34m'' / 15'11'' x 7'8'')

The property is approached from the road onto the frontage with space to park about three cars and leading up to the garage. Good sized single garage with up and over door, light and power, plus window to the rear and personal door to the side opening to the rear garden.


The front garden is laid to grass, partly enclosed by hedgerow and offers the potential to create additional parking if required. A timber gate to the side of the house and garage opens to the rear garden. This is in need of some management and will provide plenty of scope to landscaped to ones own taste. There are two purpose built stores and a greenhouse. The large garden enjoys good privacy and a sunny aspect.


Child Okeford

On arriving in the village from the Manston/Sturminster Newton direction, the property will be found on the right hand side opposite the Saxon Pub. Postcode DT11 8HD