Dorset, DT2 7SY
Muston Manor Cottage lies to the south of the Piddlehinton nestled in the beautiful Piddle Valley. The house, provides excellent, versatile and well-proportioned family accommodation with an exceptional finish throughout, having undergone a substantial renovation over the last two years. Originally dating back to the 18th Century the property retains a huge amount of charm with attractive brick and flint elevations under a pitched slate roof. The ground floor offers generous reception rooms comprising an entrance hall with staircase rising to first floor landing and doors to a study and snug with original windows overlooking the gardens to the front of the property.
The kitchen/breakfast room, is a superb space for relaxed family living especially with the attached sitting room. There is a boot/utility room and cloakroom all located on the ground floor.
On the first floor a landing leads to an impressive principal bedroom suite with views over the gardens and an en-suite bathroom. A further four bedrooms(one en-suite) lead off the landing as well as a family bathroom.
Muston Manor Cottage is approached along a private lane, through the farm, which leads onto a gravelled private drive. Located to the side of the house is a 4 bay oak framed car port with additional enclosed garage. Adjoining that is a single storey extension currently used as a home office.
The Gardens are mainly laid to lawn and wrap around the property offering privacy and security. At the rear of the house is a large terrace ideal for outside entertaining. Adjoining the gardens is a level paddock running down to the river Piddle and wonderful views of the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from a most every aspect of the garden.
The charming villages of Piddlehinton and Piddletrenthide derive their extraordinary name from the river on which they sit –the Piddle. Piddlehinton is a delightful village in which to wander, full of picturesque, thatched cottages and a charming location from which to explore some of England’s best countryside. The village boasts a thriving public house –The Thimble Inn.
Piddletrenthide is the larger of the two villages and has many 17th and 18th century banded flint and brick/stone cottages, a village shop and a highly regarded school with iron gates from the tomb of Lady Margaret Beaufort in Westminster Abbey.
Dorchester lies just over 5 miles to the south, on the banks of the river Frome, where there are a wide range of shops, and restaurants as well as the county hospital and a mainline railway station to London Waterloo.
Dorset is renowned for its excellent selection of schools and is well served for both state and private schools.
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