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Lower Street, Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum - £350,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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Situated in the desirable Dorset village of Okeford Fitzpaine is this lovely and comfortable chalet style home with two/three double bedrooms, presented to the market with the advantage of no onward chain and boasting a large beautifully landscaped garden. The property is just a short stroll to the village centre where there is a shop/post office, public house, church and primary school. About four miles away is the town of Sturminster Newton, which offers a range of independent shops and chain stores and entertainment venues. We believe that the property was built in the 1950s and has been the very much loved and enjoyed home to our sellers for the last twenty four years. During this time it has been extremely well maintained and in the early years updated and the garden designed into various areas of interest that have matured into a wonderful outdoor space that will please gardeners and non gardeners alike. The property provides well proportioned rooms with an easy to use layout that will certainly satisfy the needs of many types of buyer and will need to be viewed to really appreciate what it has to offer. An early viewing is strongly recommended to avoid missing out on the chance to be the next lucky owner.


Ground Floor

Porch and Entrance Hall

Part glazed uPVC front door with matching side panel opens into a useful porch. Ceiling light. Wall mounted combination gas fired central heating boiler. Dado rail. Glazed door to the entrance hall. Window with outlook over the front garden. Ceiling light. Dado rail. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under. Opening to the kitchen, natural wood panelled door to the bathroom and pane glass doors to the dining room and to the:-

Sitting Room

Double doors opening out to the rear paved seating area. Ceiling light with decorative rose. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Open fireplace with timber mantel, stone slip and hearth.

Dining Room/Bedroom Three

Window overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Wood block flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Window with view over the front garden. Ceiling lights. Exposed brick wall. Radiator. Power points. Fitted with a range of farmhouse style kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers. Good amount of work surfaces. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and tiled splash back. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge/freezer. Built in electric double oven with drawers under and storage cupboard above. Island with tiled top, cupboards and open shelves under plus breakfast area. Tile effect flooring.


Two obscured glazed windows with tiled sill to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Tiled walls. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a suite consisting of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment. Tiled floor.

First Floor


Stairs rise to the landing with ceiling light, access to the loft space and natural wood panelled doors to the bedrooms.

Bedroom One

Window to the side. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in deep walk in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelves.

Bedroom Two

Window to the front with partial rural views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.


Parking and Garden

The property is approached from the road via double iron gates that open to a gravelled drive with space to park two to three cars. The rest of the frontage is planted with a variety of shrubs and enclosed by mature hedgerow. To the side of the property there are doors opening to a work shop and timber gate opening to the rear garden. This has been beautifully and imaginatively landscaped into various areas of interest and has to be viewed. There is a paved seating area to the back of the property with path leading through a wooded area to an open lawn with central flower and shrub bed and edged by further beds planted with a multitude of trees, shrubs and flowers. There is also a seating/hammock area and further paved part with a brick built barbecue. This part of the garden opens out into the vegetable plot where there are cages for fruit bushes, greenhouses and beds planted with different vegetables. The garden backs onto open fields. The garden is surprisingly large and has a sunny and private aspect.


From Sturminster Newton

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 right - signposted Okeford Fitzpaine. At the Royal Oak public house turn right onto Lower Street. Continue for a short while and the property will be found on the left hand side. Postcode DT11 0RN