Ridge, Wareham, Dorset
DOMVS, in assoc. with Fine & Country, is delighted to offer an enchanting 'Hansel and Gretel' style thatched cottage, set within a sought after location; close the yacht club, Arne Nature Reserve and a charming riverside town.
A covered PORCH opens into to the HALLWAY which leads to the surprisingly spacious living accommodation. The contemporary yet rustic KITCHEN/DINING with its many features including a beamed ceilings, oak flooring and “Hobbit House” doors. In the dining area a beautiful window seat overlooks the front garden. The sumptuous kitchen area a large timber central island that houses the dark blue electric AGA; the attractive timber features throughout in the recesses and work surfaces. Units are under the main work surface and the central unit. A glass doors opens out onto to the back garden and a farmhouse timber door within an attractive stone walls leads you through to the UTILITY ROOM, a really useful space with a sink and cupboards, perfect for entering the house from the garden or after a long walk along the river. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer.
The LIVING ROOM, again full of character and with a large capped fireplace with stunning feature oak surround. An electric wood burner effect stove sits within an open inglenook at the opposite end of the room. A wide window seat adds to the character of this stunning room. A door leads to a further front door and entrance with its bare brick and stone wall features. Hidden behind the fireplace is another almost secret room, presently used as a SNUG/STUDY, again with oak window seat, oak beams and fire surround. There are handsome chimney breasts throughout. An open oak staircase rises from the living room up to the first floor landing. The entrance hall also offers ample storage space, a PANTRY and downstairs WC.
On the FIRST FLOOR is the BATHROOM with bath and electric shower over, WC and hand basin plus an airing cupboard. BEDROOM TWO is a double room with additional space for a seating area or cupboards/wardrobe. The MASTER BEDROOM is a good size with fitted cupboards and views over the front and rear gardens and countryside beyond. BEDROOM THREE, a single room which could be used as a dressing room, is accessed from the master bedroom.
PLANNING PERMISSION was approved in 2001 (now lapsed) to extend to FURTHER BEDROOM above the dining room. Details of plans available.
This picture book property is approached by a GATED DRIVEWAY which allows PARKING for four cars and leads to a large single GARAGE with plentiful storage space above. The FRONT GARDEN is beautifully planted with a little stream running through part of it. The garden wraps around the property and is a mixture of mature trees, shrubs and colourful flora and fauna. The BACK GARDEN has an arbour which runs along the side of the garage and covered with an array of country cottage flowers.
Peacefully located in the sought after village of Ridge, close to the yacht club, Arne Nature Reserve and extensive open heathland & old oak woodland. Approx. 1 1/4 miles from the riverside market town of Wareham. Wareham itself is the 'gateway' to the Purbeck Isle with a charming selection of independent shops, eateries and supermarkets plus mainline railway London/Waterloo (2 hours).
From Domvs' Wareham office, travel on the B3075 towards Stoborough. Turn left into Nutcrack Lane and continue forward into Arne Road at the cross road turn left again on to Barnhill Road, the property is almost at the bottom of this road on the left hand side.
Room Measurements Please refer to floor plan
Services Mains electric, gas and drainage.
Local Authority Dorset (Purbeck) Council. Tax band F.
Lettings Our Lettings Department is available to provide experienced assistance should this be relevant with your purchase
Important Notice DOMVS and their Clients give notice that: they have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary Planning, Building Regulation or other consents, and Domvs have not tested any services, equipment, or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. DOMVS is a member of The Property Ombudsman scheme and subscribe to The Property Ombudsman Code of Practice.
- Quintessential Thatched Cottage
- Close to Riverside Market Town
- Quiet sought after Location
- Large Private Garden
- Garaging and Parking for Four Cars