Brick Cottage, Church Knowle, Church Knowle, Wareham, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming period detached cottage offering extremely flexible accommodation set in Church Knowle, a pretty village only a mile from Corfe Castle.

• Period Detached Cottage

3/4 Bedrooms (1 Bedroom on Ground Floor)

3 Bathrooms (1 Shower Room on Ground Floor)

3/4 Reception Rooms

Potential for Annexe or Holiday Let

Mature & Landscaped Gardens

Summer House & Timber Workshop


Village Location

Rural Views


Brick Cottage is situated within the sought after Isle of Purbeck village of Church Knowle. This lies within a conservation area surrounded by attractive countryside designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is constructed of Swanage brick elevations beneath a tiled roof; the original footprint has been extended by the present owners, who have been in residence for some 52 years. It is believed that the property has origins dating back to the late 19th or early 20th century and offers attractive accommodation with extremely flexible accommodation set over two floors. Currently laid out as a 3 bedroomed home with a 1 bedroomed ground floor annexe with own lounge and bathroom. Space could be used for a variety of reasons

including an annexe, holiday let or Air B&B. A few features of note include fireplaces, sash windows and high ceilings. There is oil fired central heating with a recently replaced oil tank.


A gravelled area from the road leads to a gate to the side of the house giving access to a concrete parking area. At the front of the property a gate opens onto a paved pathway leading to the front porch, flanked on both sides by lawn; interspersed by some attractive flower beds and plant borders, fully enclosed by mature hedging and some small planted trees - the paved path continues to the sides of the house, beyond one side is a concealed boiler room and oil tank. On the other side of the house there is a raised area of lawn above the parking area; housing a garden shed and bounded by hedgerow. The rear gardens are beautifully landscaped and mature; sweeping lawns extend through the garden with some attractive flower beds, trees and shrubs. There are some lovely paved sitting areas and the gardens are well screened by mature hedging. There is an ornamental garden pond, pergola, rose arbour and planted fruit trees to include apple and plum. At the foot of the garden is a summerhouse adjoining open fields, a stone former privy with a tiled roof, now used as a wood store and a very useful timber workshop. SITUATION Church Knowle is a village within the sought after Isle of Purbeck. Church Knowle is within a conservation area surrounded by attractive countryside designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are lovely views from the property of the surrounding countryside. There is a popular local public house, The New Inn, a church and a village hall. The property is only a few minutes motoring distance of the coast which has now been accorded World Heritage Status. There is a safe bathing at Shell Bay, Swanage and from Wareham (6 miles). There is a regular train service to London (Waterloo 2 hours). There are excellent local amenities at the historic village of Corfe Castle less than 2 miles away. The neighbouring towns of Dorchester, Poole and Bournemouth are all within comfortable motoring distance. Via the Sand Banks car ferry, Poole/Bournemouth can be easily reached driving through the village of Studland.

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