Toll Bar, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum, DT11

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2

A charming period cottage close to the heart of the village of Shillingstone. Whilst being in need of some restoration and care the property has lots of character and charm. The property has a lovely courtyard garden and a separate garden area.


The Village of Shillingstone is a village located in the Blackmore Vale area of north Dorset, situated on the River Stour between Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton. Shillingstone railway station still survives intact on the former line of the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, now part of the North Dorset Trailway which takes in a variety of environments along its' route. The village boasts a primary school, village stores and a public house as well as a cafe' at Shillingstone Station, whilst the Market towns of Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton, both just a short drive away, offer a wide range of shops, pubs and schools, both independent and chain.

This pretty cottage whilst in need of some care and restoration offers great potential and is full of period charm and a pretty cottage garden along with a separate garden area.


To the front of the property is a brick porch with slate tiled roof and a solid wood door leading to the front door of the cottage. There are also double glazed windows with side and front aspects

Lounge 18' 5" x 9' 4" Max ( 5.61m x 2.84m Max )

On entering through a double glazed front door from the porch, the living room retains features such as exposed wooden beams and an open fire with exposed brickwork. There is a modern electric radiator and a small understairs storage cupboard. There are also double glazed windows to both front and side aspects.

Kitchen 9' 2" x 5' 11" ( 2.79m x 1.80m )

From the lounge you enter the kitchen which is fitted with both wall and base units and acrylic work tops which house a stainless steel sink and drainer with a mixer tap. There is a double glazed door to the side giving access to the pretty cottage garden as well as a double glazed window with side aspect. There is an electric oven with a four ring electric hob and space for a small fridge freezer.

Ground Floor Bathroom

Double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking courtyard garden. Electric radiator. Vanity wash hand basin. Low level WC. Large panel bath with mixer tap and shower over. Extractor.


Small landing area. Overstairs storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1 9' 6" x 9' 3" ( 2.90m x 2.82m )

Double glazed window to front aspect. Electric radiator.

Bedroom 2 9' 6" x 7' ( 2.90m x 2.13m )

Double glazed window to side aspect. Electric radiator. Access to loft.

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

Connells - Blandford

20 Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset

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