- BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED 4 BEDROOM BUNGALOW
- LARGE GARAGE & OFF ROAD PARKING
- QUIET LOCATION CLOSE TO RIVER FROME & HEATHLAND NATURE RESERVE
- WELL TENDED PRETTY FRONT GARDEN WITH FRUIT TREES
- GAS CENTRAL HEATING & WOOD BURNING STOVE
- UPVC DOUBLE GLAZED THROUGHOUT
- VALID PLANNING PERMISSION FOR KITCHEN EXTENSION
- SECLUDED SOUTH FACING REAR GARDEN WITH LAWN & PATIO AREAS
- LARGE LOFT BEDROOM
- CLOSE TO WAREHAM, SHOPS, RESTAURANTS, MAINLINE RAILWAY
BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED DETACHED 4 BEDROOM BUNGALOW WITH GARAGE IN QUIET HAMLET CLOSE TO RIVER FROME & HEATHLAND NATURE RESERVE
Ridge is located less than a mile along the River Frome from the Saxon town of Wareham with easy river access and walks. The River Frome, a tidal river flows into Poole Harbour allowing small boat access to the inner expanse of the harbour, its estuaries and inlets, sandy beaches which provide a haven for a multitude of protected wildlife, with many Nature Reserves flanking the harbour perimeters. Wareham offers many shops, restaurants and pubs and all public amenities, along with direct main line train access, and regular bus services. Sitting on the edge of Purbeck, the sandy beaches, hilltop walks and the World Heritage Jurassic Coast with craggy cliffs and pretty coves are all within a short drive.
Dove Cottage is an beautifully presented and recently refurbished 4 bedroom bungalow, with an external painted, rendered finish and low level Purbeck Stone detailing under a clay tiled roof. Well tended, secluded gardens surround the property and the south facing rear garden is an absolute delight.
A welcoming open fronted Entrance Porch shelters the Front Door which opens into the Hall giving access to all ground floor rooms and stairs to loft rooms. A full width Lounge/Diner has triple aspect large north facing window, high west facing windows and large south facing patio doors bringing in wonderful natural light. A Purbeck Stone fireplace houses a wood burning stove with low built in cupboards either side. The Dining area is roomy with the added benefit of the patio doors extending the space and eye towards the patio and garden. The stylish Kitchen comprises a good selection of solid wood wall and floor units, with integral eye level double oven, 5 gas burner hob, inset sink and drainer and integral fridge and freezer. To the end of the kitchen is a handy walk-in larder/storage cupboard. A compact Utility Room has adequate space for washing machine and tumble drier and access to a lovely tiled Shower Room with large walk in shower, wash basin with vanity unit, heated towel rail and w.c. The back door to rear garden opens from the Utility Room.
Along the Hall there are three Bedrooms and Family Bathroom, the first Bedroom is currently being used as a Study/Snug/Music Room, an airy room with plenty of space for comfortable seating, storage or double bed. Bedroom 2 is another double room, bright with large north facing window and fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 3 to the rear of the property is a light double room with large south facing window overlooking the rear garden. The Family Bathroom with fully tiled walls comprises of P shape bath with overhead shower, wash basin with vanity unit, w.c. and heated towel rail, another light south facing room. A linen cupboard and shoe/coat storage cupboard are also located within the hallway.
Open tread stairs lead up to a capacious Master Bedroom with dual aspect windows facing east and south, providing ample room for double bed, appropriate furniture and comfortable seating. There is a second smaller room on this level currently being used as loft space storage, but with electric and telephone points installed it could easily be a quiet home office or study.
Outside – To the front an entrance gate allows vehicular and pedestrian access to the garage and shingle driveway providing ample parking. The garage is a good size with double opening doors, ideal for vehicle storage/workshop. The front garden is fully enclosed with a combination of trees, hedging and shrubs, with plum and apple trees and a lawn area. The rear garden is secluded, surrounded by trees, hedging and shrubs, with a southerly aspect offering a lovely sunny space for the whole day. Paved seating areas both adjoining and away from the house, a small vegetable/herb garden, summer house and pretty cottage garden planting give a different aspect from every perspective.
Gas central heating and UPVC double glazed windows throughout. Fully carpeted with tiled floor in Kitchen & Utility Room. Planning permission granted to extend Kitchen and Living area expires September 2019.