Guide Price £450,000

Stony Lane, Christchurch, BH23 7LD

2 bedroom cottage for sale

*Guide Price £450,000 - £475,000* TWO DOUBLE BEDROOM thatched COTTAGE dating back to c. 1740, situated on a GENEROUS SIZED PLOT within easy reach of PICTURESQUE walks along the RIVER AVON & Christchurch's TOWN CENTRE, a CHARACTERFUL HOME with the ORIGINAL WOODEN BEAMS & EXPOSED BRICKWORK, boasts a SUBSTANTIAL GARDEN with an imported BALINESE HOUSE, a WORKSHOP & a HEATED PLUNGE POOL.


  • Grade II Listed, Two Double Bedroom Thatched Cottage
  • Sought-After Location
  • Within Walking Distance Of The River Avon & The Village Green
  • A Unique Home Dating Back To c. 1740
  • Stable Doors, Oak Ceiling Beams & Exposed Brick Walls
  • Picturesque Front Garden, A Home With Evident Kerb Appeal
  • Sizeable Private Rear Garden With A Brick-Built Plunge Pool
  • Imported Balinese House
  • Detached Workshop
  • A Viewing Is Essential To Truly Appreciate What This Home Has To Offer



Step back in time with this charming, traditional style thatched cottage which dates back to the year 1740. Grade II listed 'Silbury Cottage' is steeped with character and retains many of its original features such as (Oak) beamed ceilings, exposed brickwork, and brick-built feature fireplaces.
The property also boasts a generous sized rear garden with two detached outbuildings; a workshop benefitting from both power and light, and a hand carved wooden house (20u20196u201d x 9u201911u201d) imported from Bali.
A viewing of this unique property is highly recommended to appreciate the overall setting.


On the ground floor this home comprises; a visually appealing, solid wood stable front door leading through to an enclosed porch, a lounge/diner with stripped oak flooring, an oak beamed ceiling, exposed brickwork and a brick-built, feature fireplace with an inset wood burning stove, a kitchen with space (and plumbing) for white goods, and a stable door that provides direct access to the private rear garden, and a three-piece family bathroom.
From the lounge/diner there are two set of stairs that lead up to the first floor. Here there are two double bedrooms, with each bedroom benefitting from vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, exposed brickwork and, in the master bedroom, a brick-built, feature fireplace.


This home is situated on a generous sized plot with a mature front garden providing a picturesque setting. There is ample off road parking down one side of the cottage, and to the rear. Attached to the cottage is a secure storage area, which offers the potential to convert/extend (STPP).
The extensive rear garden boasts a centrally located, brick-built, heated plunge pool and two detached outbuildings; a workshop benefitting from both power and light, and an imported, Balinese inspired house.
The Balinese inspired house, with Balinese style incorporating nature and earthy ceramics, acts as an extension of the internal accommodation already on offer. The house is pitched, fully insulated, and a mezzanine floor has been created to add even more floorspace.
A viewing is essential to truly appreciate what this unique home and the gardens/grounds have to offer.


Perfectly located just a short level walk away from the village green, with a doctor's surgery, a post office/general store and a convenience store. It's an approximate 2 mile walk from the village, along the causeway and beside the water meadows, to Christchurch railway station and into Christchurch town centre, and is within easy reach of the idyllic New Forest National Park. Christchurch is renowned for its fascinating heritage, history and in particular the 11th century Priory Church.

Enclosed Porch

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Measurements: 23' 7'' x 12' 3'' (7.18m x 3.73m)

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Measurements: 14' 4'' x 6' 9'' (4.37m x 2.06m)

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Family Bathroom

Measurements: 7' 6'' x 6' 9'' (2.28m x 2.06m)

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Bedroom One

Measurements: 14' 1'' x 12' 5'' (4.29m x 3.78m)

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Bedroom Two

Measurements: 12' 6'' x 11' 0'' (3.81m x 3.35m)

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Imported Barlinese House

Measurements: 20' 6'' x 9' 11'' (6.24m x 3.02m)

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Measurements: 18' 0'' x 9' 1'' (5.48m x 2.77m)

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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.