Charlton Marshall is a village set some 2 miles from the market town of Blandford Forum which is an interesting Georgian market town with a range of shopping, commercial and sporting facilities. The larger towns of Poole (11 miles approx.) and Bournemouth (17 miles approx.) offer a wide range of facilities as well as mainline railway stations to London Waterloo.
Built in 2016, with a 10-year NHBC warranty, the property offers contemporary style, open plan living space and benefits from gas central heating and sealed unit double glazed timber windows. Located in a thriving community, it is set close to the picturesque village centre which has The Charlton Inn pub and a historic parish church. Within a two-minute walk there is access to the North Dorset Trailway which provides scenic walks and cycling, and there is a primary school in the neighbouring village of Spetisbury.
Off the reception hall there is a cloakroom (with concealed cistern WC and wash basin). The light and airy living room has windows to the front and rear, a wood burning stove, and double glazed French doors to the rear garden. The large, open plan kitchen/dining room has access to the garden with a lovely outlook. The kitchen is fitted with a range of contemporary high gloss units, worktops, integrated Zanussi 4-burner gas hob, electric oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge-freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, walk-in cupboard containing the gas central heating boiler, and a further walk-in under stairs cupboard. From the dining area, an open plan staircase leads to the first floor landing which has a deep storage cupboard and a double door eaves cupboard. Bedroom 1 has a dormer window to the front and a double glazed skylight to the rear. Bedroom 2 has loft access. The bathroom has a contemporary white suite comprising bath (with shower attachment and screen), wash basin (with shaver point) and concealed low cistern WC.
Charlton Mead has a block paved courtyard with access to a nicely proportioned carport and an allocated parking space.
A covered passageway provides access to the nicely enclosed, L-shaped rear garden, which is predominantly lawned, with a timber shed, a selection of shrubs, and outstanding views across the Stour Valley. Agents' Note: The property is situated in a private road with communal landscaped areas and an orchard (for which there is an annual maintenance charge of £322).
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed west along the A31 towards Dorchester. At the Roundhouse roundabout, take the third exit, towards Blandford, onto the A350. Proceed through the villages of Sturminster Marshall and Spetisbury. On entering Charlton Marshall, the Charlton Inn is on the right, turn left into The Close. At the cross-roads, turn right into Charlton Mead. Number 12 can be found on the right hand side.
Council Tax Band: D
EPC Rating: B
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN