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Bedrooms: 2
This charming, Grade II Listed, Purbeck stone cottage is situated in the picturesque village of Kingston opposite the Parish Church and adjoining open farmland at the rear. It is thought to have been constructed during the early part of the 19th Century and has a number of character features including an inglenook fireplace, beamed ceilings and Purbeck flagstone flooring.

‘Sweet Pea Cottage’ is located on a country road in the heart of one of the most attractive areas in the UK. South Street leads to inland and coastal walks to Chapman’s pool and Hours Tout Cliff. Within the village, there is the Scott Arms public house and the impressive St James’ church and tower. It is eminently suitable as either a main residence or as an investment and an internal inspection is highly recommended.

The village of Kingston is situated on the Purbeck Ridge above the historic Castle Ruins of Corfe Castle, and sits to the West of the seaside resort of Swanage (5 miles distant) with its fine, safe, sandy beach and the market town of Wareham a similar distance, which has main line rail links to London Waterloo (approx 2.5 hours). Much of the area surrounding the village is classified as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty incorporating the Jurassic Coast, part of the World Heritage Coastline. Kimmeridge Bay, the stunning Lulworth Cove and a wealth of dramatic coastal walks are nearby.

Sweet Pea Cottage is an attractive period residence with characterful accommodation. The spacious open-plan living features a large inglenook stone fireplace and has dual aspects filling the room with natural light. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of cottage style wooden units, granite work surfaces, stainless steel sink and integrated appliances. A small WC and boiler room outside complete the downstairs accommodation.

Living Room/Kitchen 5.29m max x4.92m (17'4" max x 16'2")

On the first floor, bedroom one enjoys views over the valley to the Purbeck Hills in the distance and also has the benefit of an en-suite bathroom. Bedroom two comprises the second floor and has similar views with Corfe Castle in the distance to the master and en-suite shower room. Both bedrooms have beamed ceilings.

Bedroom 1 3.59m max x 3.4m (11'9" max x 11'2")

En-Suite Bathroom 1.78m x 1.58m (5'10" x 5'2")

Bedroom 2 4.33m max x 3.67m (14'3" max x 12'1")

En-Suite Shower Room 2m x 1.78m max (6'7" x 1'10" max)

The attractive open garden is situated to the rear of the cottage adjoining open farmland. The Purbeck stone outhouse could be developed further as an office subject to planning permission.

Outhouse 2.46m x 2.1m (8'1" x 6'11")

NB All furniture can be purchased by separate negotiation if required.

Rateable Value £3,000 current Rates Payable £1,497

Viewing is strictly by appointment through the Agents, Corbens, 01929 422284. The postcode is BH20 5LL.

Property Ref: KIN1500

01929 288149

Corbens Estate Agents

41 Station Road, Swanage, Dorset

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