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Fontmell Magna-Spacious house in a popular village

£475,000 Sold
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Address: 1 - The Mead Fontmell Magna
Town/City: Shaftesbury
Postcode: SP7 0PH

County: Dorset
Sale Type: Sold
Ref: #10484792

Property Summary

1 The Mead is an attractive chalet style house in a small close located on the edge of this popular North Dorset village which has a post office/stores and the popular Fontmell inn.

From the entrance hall you walk from the dining room to the kitchen/breakfast room which is the hub of the house and has a good range of cupboards and drawers, work surfaces ,butlers sink and doors leading out to the gardens. The living room overlooks the rear gardens and has an open fireplace which makes it a great room for winter evenings. The dining room and kitchen have timber engineered oak flooring and there are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor one of which would be ideal for a home office as it overlooks the rear gardens. There is also a very useful utility room and store/office.
On the first floor are 2 further bedrooms which have rural views towards the surrounding countryside. There are 2 bathrooms, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor and built in wardrobes in 3 bedrooms.


5 bar gate leading to a tarmacadam parking area and front garden with lawn and a variety of mature trees and shrubs.
The rear gardens are a splendid feature and comprise gravelled terrace, lawns, kitchen garden, well stocked beds and borders and a garden shed. The boundaries are either hedged or fenced.


1 The Mead is located in a small close on the edge of this ever popular village which is in the Blackmore Vale and close to the Cranborne Chase.The village has amenities including a village hall.primary school,drs surgery, Fontmell gastro pub,Parish church, post office. There is also the Gossip Tree and Fontmell Brook and the village has received several best kept village awards. Villages of note nearby include Farnham, Tollard Royal, Iwerne Minster and Child Okeford all of which have a variety of amenities.The town of Shaftesbury which is approx. 5 miles has an excellent range of facilities including a Tesco supermarket, range of independent shops as well as restaurants and public houses.
Independent schools nearby include Clayesmore, Port Regis, Hanford, Sandroyd and Bryanston with state schools in Shaftesbury, Blandford and Gillingham.
Communications in the area include mainline railway stations at Gillingham and Tisbury and the A303 to the north at Mere.


From Shaftesbury proceed in a southerly direction on the A350.Proceed in to the village and past The Fontmell public house.As you drive up the hill you will find 1 The Mead in a small close on your right hand side.



Mains water, electricity. private drainage. Oil fired central heating.Under floor heating in the kitchen and first floor bathroom. LPG connection for cooker in the kitchen.

Local Authority

Dorset District Council



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  • Ref: 10484792
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Unknown

Property Features

  • Fontmell Magna Spacious Chalet Style Property
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Rural views from rear elevation
  • Parking
  • Attractive Gardens
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Sealed unit double glazing
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