The Folly, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester DT2


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  • Bedrooms: 4
This good sized detached bungalow occupies a private plot close to the village shop and in easy reach of the church and village pubs.

Tucked away the bungalow provides a secluded location with garden extending around the property and a generous drive with ample parking.

The bungalow is slightly elevated with an attractive view to the front up to valley hills and has accommodation comprising; entrance hallway with storage/coats cupboards and separate airing cupboard, loft hatch with pull down ladder (light in the loft space). Leading off the hall are 4 bedrooms, master bedroom with en-suite, bedroom 2 a double room with fitted wardrobe and sink unit, bedroom 3 is arranged as a twin room with fitted wardrobe and bedroom 4 a box room with a single fitted wardrobe. There is a further shower room with a large shower unit, electric shower, WC and basin.

The living room has a bow window and window seat, TV point and fire place with stone surround and hearth. There is a dining room with arch leading into the kitchen/breakfast room with a range of fitted cupboards, integrated fridge, electric oven, hob and extractor hood, work tops and sink. A tiled floor extends into the utility room with fitted work top and sink, space and plumbing below for a washing machine and dishwasher. There is space for a fridge and freezer and handy broom cupboard, floor standing oil boiler and door into the conservatory, timber built with access front and back and into the double garage.

The property benefits from a double garage with electric up and over doors, power and light, UPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating.

Outside the gardens are well stocked with a variety of established shrubs and species of trees, to one end is a gravelled area with rotary line and oil tank, a path extends along the rear of the property. Shrub beds and a gravel path to a raised seating area and garden continues to a lawned area. A patio abuts the front facing south/west and enjoys an attractive view to the valley hills in the distance.

The bungalow is situated within a Conservation Area towards the heart of this picturesque and sought-after village with a fascinating range of properties dating back to the reign of Henry Vll. The village is noted for its excellent facilities which include a general store/sub post office, doctors’ and dispensing surgery, primary school, St Mary’s parish church, tea room and three public houses. It has a thriving community with various clubs, societies and a fine modern village hall.

The village is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and downland. The county town of Dorchester, the Abbey town of Sherborne and Yeovil all have mainline railway stations to London/Waterloo. Maiden Newton (about 5.5 miles) is on the Weymouth/Bristol line. Sport and leisure facilities in the area include golf at Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil, sailing and water sports along the Jurassic Heritage coastline. There are many footpaths and bridleways crisscrossing the stunning countryside.

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