South Instow, Harmans Cross, Swanage

For Sale

Property Features

3 Bedrooms
2 Receptions
1 Bathrooms
Council Tax Band F

Key Features

Property Features

  • Detached chalet style house in need of updating
  • Semi-rural Village location with southerly aspect and rural views
  • 3 bedrooms (1 ground floor)
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen. Utility room and W.C.
  • Ground floor bathroom/W.C.
  • 1st floor W.C with scope to provide a shower room
  • Gas central heating. Some double glazing
  • Good sized garden with a sunny aspect. Summer house (in need of attention)
  • Detached garage. Driveway parking


Property Summary

Property Summary

Detached chalet style property. Cul-de-sac position in a semi-rural Village. Southerly aspect and rural views. In need if updating. 3 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen, bathroom/W.C., utility room/W.C., 1st floor W.C. (scope for shower), gas central heating, some double glazing, garden with sunny aspect, garage, driveway.

Property Details

Full Details

On the south-western slopes of Swanage occupying a corner plot of approximately 0.11 of an acre around ¾ of a mile from the main town centre amenities, beach and seafront and convenient for access to open country walks which lead to Durlston Country Park and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site.

DESCRIPTION: A detached bungalow built we believe around the 1940’s of Purbeck stone and rendered elevations under a tiled roof. The property offers potential to extend into the good-sized loft space, subject to obtaining the necessary approvals and is in need of some general updating. The main garden, to the front, has a sunny, westerly aspect.


Obscure UPVC double-glazed front door and windows, telephone point, radiator, central heating thermostat, access to boarded loft space with retractable ladder and offering scope for conversion.

LOUNGE (W): 5.34 x 3.25 (17'6" x 10'7")
17’6” (5.34m) into bay x 10’7” (3.25m). Fireplace with Purbeck stone surround, wooden mantle and shelving, fitted gas fire, TV aerial point, radiator, wall light points, glimpse of the hills.

BEDROOM 1 (E): 4.13 x 3.02 (13'6" x 9'10")
13’6” (4.13m) x 9’10” (3.02m). Fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets, cupboards, drawers and dresser unit, radiator.

BEDROOM 2 (E): 3.24 x 3.01 (10'7" x 9'10")
10’7” (3.24m) x 9’10” (3.01m). Radiator.

Obscure UPVC double glazed windows, low level w.c., towel radiator, large shower cubicle with Mira electric shower unit, wash basin, fully tiled walls.

BEDROOM 3/RECEPTION ROOM 3.05 x 2.56 (10'0" x 8'4")
2: 10’ (3.05m) x 8’4” (2.56m). Radiator, cupboard housing fuse box. Opening to:

CONSERVATORY (S, W & N): 3.3 x 2.74 (10'9" x 8'11")
10’10” (3.3m) x 8’11” (2.74m). UPVC double glazed windows, door to garden and translucent roofing, telephone point.

KITCHEN/DINER (E & N): 4.64 x 3.4 (15'2" x 11'1")
15’2” (4.64m) x 9’11” (3.4m). 1½ bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit and work surfaces with drawers, cupboards, space & plumbing for washing machine and further appliance space under, gas hob, filter hood, electric oven and microwave housing, fitted fridge and freezer, gas fire, shelved cupboard, airing cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water cylinder, central heating programmer, glimpse of the hills. Door to:

UPVC double glazed windows and door to rear yard.

The front garden is of a good size with a westerly aspect, lawn, flower and shrub beds, rockery and patio. Side access to the rear yard. Driveway providing off road parking leads to: DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE: Up and over door. The rear yard has an area of patio and hardstanding with greenhouse.

All main services are connected. N.B. Any services or Appliances mentioned above have not been tested by Miles & Son.

Band D: £2558.82 payable for 2024/25(excluding discounts).

By appointment only please, with the Agents MILES & SON. Our office is open Monday-Friday 9am-5/5.30pm and Saturday 9am-3pm April-October inclusive, 9.00am-12.30 pm at other times. Lunchtimes included.

The Property Misdescription Act 1991:
These particulars have been prepared to the best of our knowledge and belief in accordance with the Act and they shall not constitute an offer or the basis of any contract. Our inspection of the property was purely to prepare these particulars and no form of survey, structural or otherwise was carried out. Defects and/or other matters may be revealed on a survey carried out on your instructions. Internal measurements and site measurements where given are approximate and intended only as a guide as obstacles may well have prevented accuracy. Floor plans are not to scale and are for guidance only. You are advised to check the availability of this property before travelling to view. An appointment to view should be made and all negotiations conducted through Miles & Son.



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