St. Catherines Hill Lane, Christchurch, BH23 2NL

5 bedroom cottage for sale

UNIQUE & CHARACTERFUL three bedroom Grade || listed THATCHED COTTAGE dating back to the 1700's, SUBSTANTIAL PLOT (situated on a 1/3 of an acre), sought-after WEST CHRISTCHURCH location with St Catherines' Hill Nature Reserve on your doorstep, the property benefits from TWO DETACHED CABINS which provide further flexibility for EXTENDED FAMILY ACCOMMODATION and/or Bed & Breakfast BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY, STUNNING & beautifully maintained GARDENS/GROUNDS, off road PARKING for MULTIPLE VEHICLES with space for a BOAT and/or CARAVAN, a HOME of DISTINCTION.


  • Three Bedroom Grade || Listed Detached Cottage Plus Two Self-Contained Log Cabins
  • Potential Bed & Breakfast Business Opportunity
  • Situated On A Substantial Plot Of A Third Of An Acre
  • Enviable West Christchurch Location, With St Catherine's Hill Nature Reserve On Your Doorstep
  • A Unique, Modern Family Home With Quintessential Character Features
  • Benefits From Three Reception Rooms & Two Bathrooms
  • Extensively Landscaped Gardens/Grounds, Which Boasts An Excellent Degree Of Seclusion
  • Ample Off Road Parking, Including Space For A Boat And/Or Caravan
  • Pond, Summer House, Feature Pergola
  • We Expect This Property To Generate A Lot Of Interest - Booking A Viewing Early Is Recommended To Avoid Disappointment



A unique and characterful, Grade II listed, three bedroom cottage dating back to the 17th century. This well maintained and beautifully presented home is enviably located in a third of an acre, nestled in St Catherine's Hill nature reserve.
As well as the desirable location of this property, this property boasts two fully self-contained log cabins which offer accommodation flexibility and/or business opportunity.
A viewing is essential to truly appreciate what this home of distinction has to offer.


The cottage, which dates back to the 17th century, is in excellent decorative order throughout, benefits from fully gas fired central heating and, on the ground floor, comprises; three reception rooms (a living room with a feature bay window and a recessed log burner, an open plan kitchen/family room, and a further reception room, also benefitting from a feature bay window and stairs leading to the first floor). The kitchen/family room benefits from a double aspect, a peninsula island, a mains gas fired Aga range cooker, a skylight, and a second recessed log burner. There is also a double bedroom, and a shower room/WC.
On the first floor are a further two bedrooms, with the master bedroom benefitting from a sizeable ensuite, with a freestanding bath, and a fantastic walk-in wardrobe.


Encompassed by the natural beauty of St Catherine's Hill nature reserve, this substantial plot of a third of an acre has been meticulously landscaped and boasts immaculately presented gardens/grounds, a feature walkway pergola, a pond, a gazebo (providing a sheltered, seated area from direct sunlight), numerous patios and decked areas, all of which are suitable for outdoor dining/entertaining guests, and ample off road parking, with even space for a boat and/or caravan.
The property, gardens and grounds are all fully enclosed and offer an excellent degree of seclusion. A viewing of what this property, and the extensive gardens and ground, has to offer is highly recommended.

Log Cabins

There are two fully self-contained log cabins, both of which are detached, benefit from access to the garden/grounds, and ample off road parking.
The larger of the two log cabins benefits from a double bedroom, a bathroom, and an open plan lounge/kitchen with French doors that opens out to a large, decked area overlooking a pond. The second log cabin benefits from a bedroom, a bathroom, and a utility room.


The property is situated along a bridle way which backs on to the heathland and forest of St Catherines Hill; a local beauty spot and Site of Special Scientific Interest. As well as boasting an array of flora and fauna, St Catherines Hill is also the highest area in Christchurch and enjoys some fantastic views. The Hill is ideal for countryside strolls, jogging and dog walking.
The property is situated on the edge of the historic town centre of Christchurch with its 11th Century Priory, Town Quay and various shops, cafes, bars and restaurants just a one mile level walk away. There are also local shops nearby in Marlow Drive.
This property also benefits from great transport links and is perfectly located for easy access to the Bournemouth spur road which, in turn, gives easy access to Bournemouth and Ringwood. Christchurch train station is also nearby with direct links to London.

Living Room

Measurements: 13' 11'' x 13' 4'' (4.24m x 4.06m)

No description at present.

Reception Room

Measurements: 14' 2'' x 7' 11'' (4.31m x 2.41m)

No description at present.

Family Room

Measurements: 15' 3'' x 13' 1'' (4.64m x 3.98m)

No description at present.


Measurements: 14' 2'' x 11' 0'' (4.31m x 3.35m)

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Bedroom Three

Measurements: 10' 8'' x 10' 2'' (3.25m x 3.10m)

No description at present.

Shower Room/wc

Measurements: 7' 0'' x 3' 10'' (2.13m x 1.17m)

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Bedroom One

Measurements: 12' 5'' x 12' 2'' (3.78m x 3.71m)

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Measurements: 12' 4'' x 10' 6'' (3.76m x 3.20m)

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Measurements: 9' 3'' x 6' 8'' (2.82m x 2.03m)

No description at present.

Bedroom Two

Measurements: 12' 3'' x 8' 1'' (3.73m x 2.46m)

No description at present.



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Important Note:

These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. They do not form part of any contract. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise, nor that any of the services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order or have been tested. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase.