Knapps, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum, DT11

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4

The property sits on the edge of the popular village of Shillingstone, with fantastic views across open countryside toward Child Okeford and Hambledon Hill, from the rear of the property you can access paths leading on to the Dorset Trailway and the River Stour.


sThe village of Shillingstone is in the Blackmore Vale, situated on the River Stour between Sturminster Newton and Blandford Forum. Shillingstone earned the title of 'Bravest Village in England', thanks to the high numbers of it's population who volunteered to serve in the 1st World War and was once home to the highest May Pole in Dorset, which stood at an incredible 26m.

Shillingstone is surrounded by beautiful Dorset Countryside and many marvellous walks including the Dorset Trailway, passing through a variety of environments.

The Village boasts a Church of England Primary school and the independent Hanford School is just outside the village, there are also High Schools in both Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton as well as a range of independent schools incuding Clayesmore and Bryanston. There is also a shop, a post office and a public house and a Cafe' at Shillingstone Railway Station, where local Steam enthusiasts restore and maintain Steam Engines.

This lovely Chalet Bungalow boasts 4 Bedrooms, one of which is en-suite, along with generous living spaces and a well fitted kitchen area, there is further, a large garage and plenty of off road parking. The star of the show however is the amazing views from the well maintained garden and the rooms at the rear of the property, looking toward Hambledon Hill and the pretty Church in Child Okeford, across the Stour Valley.

Entrance Porch

Double glazed door and window to front aspect.

Entrance Hall

Double glazed door to front aspect, radiator, doors to all rooms, airing cupboard and door leading to stairs up to master suite on 1st floor.


Low level w.c,

Lounge 15' 9" x 11' 10" ( 4.80m x 3.61m )

Double glazed bay window to front aspect, double glazed window to side aspect, two radiators, wall lights, telephone point and television aerial socket.

Kitchen-Diner 25' 6" max x 8' 11" max ( 7.77m max x 2.72m max )

Double glazed window to rear aspect, double glazed patio doors to side aspect looking over garden and onto open countryside, fitted kitchen space for large dining table, electric hob, double oven, wall mounted boiler, space for washing machine and fridge/freezer.

Downstairs Shower Room 5' 11" x 5' 5" ( 1.80m x 1.65m )

Shower cubicle, low level w.c, wash hand basin, tiled walls.

Seperate W.C.

Double glazed rear aspect obscured window, low level w.c.

Bedroom One 18' 3" x 12' 8" ( 5.56m x 3.86m )

Located on the 1st floor. Some restricted head room, radiator, sink with hot tap, built in wardrobe, double glazed rear aspect window.


Shower cubicle, low level w.c and heated towel rail.

Study-Dressing Room 10' 7" x 9' 2" ( 3.23m x 2.79m )

Double glazed window to side aspect, radiator.

Bedroom Two 11' 11" x 10' 3" ( 3.63m x 3.12m )

Double glazed window to front aspect, built in wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom Three 9' 9" x 9' 5" ( 2.97m x 2.87m )

Double glazed window to rear aspect with views over countryside and Child Okeford, understairs storage, radiator.



Parking for 3 cars.

Rear Garden

Patio area, lawn area, flower and shrub beds. Views of the surrounding countryside toward the trailway, the Stour and St Nicholas Church in Child Okeford. Gated to front.

Garage 14' 5" x 16' 2" max ( 4.39m x 4.93m max )

Electric up and over door, power and light, seperate door to front and rear gardens.

Agents Note

"It is our understanding that the Property is not registered at the Land Registry which is the case with a significant proportion of land across England and Wales. Your conveyancer will take the necessary steps and advise you accordingly."

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

2. These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.

3. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.

4. Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.

5. Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.

6. Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

01258 268232

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20 Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset

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