The property was traditionally constructed in 2008 as part of a development of an existing cottage and 3 new homes set off a private driveway. It has an attractive appearance, with rendered elevations, brick quoins and window arches, a wide brick porch and a ridged slate roof. The house is connected to mains electricity, water and gas, and has private drainage, gas central heating and timber double glazed windows throughout.
Winterborne Kingston is a popular village about 2 miles from Bere Regis, about 8 miles from the market town of Blandford Forum and 11 miles from the county town of Dorchester. It offers easy access to the Poole/Bournemouth conurbation and the beautiful Purbeck coastline.
2 The Old Rickyard has many interesting features including solid oak flooring throughout the ground floor, and attractive exposed brickwork.
A wide covered entrance porch leads to a hallway with a cloakroom. A brick arch leads to a dual aspect sitting room with a fine view of the garden and farmland beyond. Of particular note is the superb kitchen/dining room which has double doors to outside, oak work surfaces, an inset ceramic butler's sink, an excellent range of units, concealed lighting, a double fan oven and grill, a 5-burner gas hob, an extractor unit and an integrated dishwasher and fridge. There is space for a table and 6 chairs, and a separate utility room with a stainless steel sink, space for white goods, and a door to outside.
A half landing overlooking the driveway leads to the first floor landing which has loft access. The large, well presented master bedroom has built-in wardrobes and an en suite bath/shower room. There are 3 further double bedrooms and a family bath/shower room.
A private road leads to a single garage with personal door, whilst a 5-bar gate leads into a large, pavioured courtyard with flower and shrub borders.
The rear garden is a particular feature of the property, being enclosed by close boarded fences and mixed hedges, with a large lawn, an entertaining terrace, paved pathways, spring flowers and shrubs, a side access way and outstanding views over the adjacent farmland and hills beyond.
DIRECTIONS: Leave Wimborne on the A31 towards Dorchester. At the Roundhouse roundabout at Sturminster Marshall, take the second exit, continuing along the A31 past Charborough Park and the World's End pub on the left. Proceed past the Botany Bay Inne. At 'Red Post' turn right, signposted to Winterborne Anderson. Proceed along Marsh Lane through Anderson, which becomes Duck Street. At the crossroads, turn right into Bere Road. Proceed past two right hand turnings to Church Street, and turn left into West Street. Proceed past Plumley Meadows and Kingston Barnyard, and The Old Rickyard can be found on the right hand side.
COUNCIL TAX: Band F
EPC RATING: Band B