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Charming Grade II listed cottage in Dorset for sale

Westbury Cottage is a wonderful Grade II listed thatched cottage dating from the early 1700s with flint and ashlar elevations. The house has been extended over the years and now benefits from its many period charms while providing very good modern comforts and plenty of room.

Of particular note is the beautifully fitted kitchen/breakfast room with its custom-built oak wall and floor cupboards with granite work surfaces, above which is the master bedroom suite with its fantastic vaulted ceiling.

The accommodation in total comprises: sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study, cloakroom, en-suite master bedroom and four further bathrooms plus a family bathroom.



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Outside the property has a number of flowerbeds and borders to the front as well as an old well; a variety of roses climb the façade. The main gardens lie to the side and rear of the house, with a terrace outside the kitchen providing outside entertaining space whilst further into the garden steps lead up through a rose arbour to an expanse of lawn fringed with shrub beds and protected by trees. On the southern side are further rose arbours and honeysuckle climbers.

Westbury Cottage sits well back from the lane in the heart of Tarrant Gunville, a popular village in the pretty Tarrant Valley in Dorset. The village has a church and a farm shop and nearby Blandford Forum has a wide range of facilities just six miles away while trains to London depart from Bournemouth, 23 miles distant.

The guide price is £775,000. For further information please contact Jackson-Stops & Staff on 01747 850858 or visit

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