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Litton Cheney, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£925,000 Fine detached family home with easy access to the coast Situated in the pretty conservation village of Litton Cheney, which has easy access to the Dorset Coast, Waterside House has 6.25 acres of gardens and grounds and a large agricultural barn suitable for storage or alternatively to provide space for stabling. EPC Rating: D The original house was built in the 1950’s and has been substantially extended and re-modelled by the present owners. The ground floor has spacious reception rooms which flow well and are excellent for entertaining. Well equipped kitchen/dining room opening to garden room with doors onto terrace. Sitting room with stone fireplace inset with woodburning stove, fitted bookshelves, French windows to terrace. There are oak floors throughout the ground floor. Ground floor master bedroom with fitted hanging cupboard and French windows onto terrace together with an ensuite bathroom. The first floor provides 4 further double bedrooms, family bathroom and a separate WC. The property is approached off the village road onto a tarmac drive with parking and providing direct access to the stone and slate garage which has an adjacent garden store with WC. The gardens lie on the south and east sides of the house and are laid to lawn interspersed by mixed trees. There is a large stone paved terrace on both sides of the house making it ideal for alfresco dining and entertainment. A stream (The River Bride) forms the boundary on the eastern side and flows back towards the village lane. Within the land there is a large steel portal framed agricultural barn with double doors on both ends and is suitable for either machinery or for conversion to provide stabling or housing for stock. The land comprises paddocks laid to permanent pasture. The land is well suited for equestrian or stock use.

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Chesil Beach, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£3,000,000 A mini coastal estate with total privacy and uninterrupted sea views Long House occupies an incredible coastal position overlooking Chesil Beach. The 6 bedroom house requires refurbishment and has a refurbished 3 bedroom cottage (currently generating significant income), stable yard and stunning landscaped gardens. In all about 26 acres. EPC: F A spectacular setting in one of the most beautiful parts of England, Long House is set amongst meadowland and wooded chines leading down to 200m of frontage onto Chesil Beach. Surrounded by National Trust farmland, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the centre of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Long House is a haven of privacy, tranquillity and exceptional views. The main house presents a fantastic opportunity to create a magnificent waterfront home. All main rooms have views of the sea, Lyme Regis, Golden Cap (the highest point on the south coast), the Dorset and Devon coastline to the west and Portland to the east. The house is the perfect weekend and family home and ideal for entertaining. Short Cottage provides excellent, high-quality accommodation with 2 principal bedrooms (plus a smaller third) and a large open plan kitchen / living room. The cottage is currently used for holiday lets and generates a considerable income. There is an 11 loose box stableyard with a professional standard manege located nearby. The paddocks are all post and rail fenced. Along with the tennis court, the landscaped gardens and grounds add to the wonderful lifestyle investment this unique property represents. Whilst the gardens have been significantly improved by the current owners, there is further scope to develop them further. In all the property extends to about 26 acres.

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Primrose Hill, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£2,950,000 A state of the art iconic house with far reaching views Waterfalls is a contemporary, state-of-the-art designed 6 bedroom house with far reaching southerly views. Blending stylishly into the landscape, the house was designed to achieve Level 4 of the 'Code for Sustainable Homes'. Established gardens and grounds extending to 5.16 acres. EPC rating: C. Completed in May 2009, Waterfalls is an exceptional modern dwelling that has been designed to sit harmoniously in its setting. The house has excellent far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside and is completely secluded from other dwellings, whilst being easily accessible from nearby villages. Designed by its owner-architect in consultation with a landscape architect, detailed consideration has been given to the positioning, setting, aspect and materials used, including natural ham stone and English oak. The design maximises the use of lateral space and incorporates features which control solar gain in the summer months and utilise solar gain in the winter months. The open plan living space includes an entrance hall, a sumptuous drawing room, study, dining room, living room, state of the art kitchen / breakfast room, family room / gym, larder, utility room and 2 cloakrooms. Upstairs, the spacious master bedroom suite is complemented by 2 guest bedroom suites, 3 further bedrooms and a bathroom. An indoor swimming pool on the lower ground floor requires a final fit out. The secure garage courtyard has space for 8 cars and is attached to the rear of the house, with various ancillary store rooms. Waterfalls extends to about 5.14 acres with established gardens and grounds. A large pond in the garden is fed by an underground watercourse and attracts a range of flora and fauna.

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Podimore, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£625,000 Grade II listed family home An attractive stone and thatched cottage with a large garden which enjoys views across to St Peter's Church and with easy access to Yeovil, Sherborne and the A303. The property is presented in excellent order and many period features remain including some plank and muntin panelling, open fireplaces, flagstone floors and exposed beams. In bedroom 5 there is a cupboard which is a crescent shape and is believed to be the original smoking chimney. The accommodation is family orientated and comprises: kitchen/breakfast room with Bosch ceramic hob and oven, 4 oven oil-fired AGA with brick herringbone patterned alcove and bressamer beam. Sitting room with stone fireplace inset with woodburning stove, exposed stone work and ceiling timbers. Dining room with inglenook fireplace with original bread oven space and inset with woodburning stove, plank and muntin panelling and exposed stonework. Garden room with terracotta tiled floor and glazed double doors onto the rear terrace. There is also a utility room and cloakroom. The first floor comprises a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms (1 single) and a family bathroom. The garden lies at the rear (W) and comprises a level expanse of lawn and a gravelled terrace which is suitable for al-fresco dining with an adjacent raised herb border. The garden is surrounded by a variety of stone walling, timber fencing and hedging and there are views across to St Peter’s Church.

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Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£1,625,000 Period farmhouse with 21.5 acres and a self-contained bothy An attractive former farmhouse dating from the 16th century accessed down a long driveway and set in a wonderful sheltered valley in the heart of West Dorset – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and an SSI. EPC Rating: E The property has a stunning front south facing façade overlooking the main areas of garden. The property is presented in superb order having been recently redecorated by the current owners. Entrance hall/library with flagstone floor. Two fine reception rooms with open fireplaces, dining room, kitchen/breakfast/family room. On the first floor there is a snooker/games room, master bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further double bedrooms and family bathroom. Second floor with three further double bedrooms all with exposed structural roof trusses from the original construction and uninterrupted rural views and bathroom 4. Mill Cottage provides excellent space for a housekeeper/au-pair or alternatively provides space for a separate self-contained home office or additional family accommodation. The formal area of garden lies at the front (SE) with an area of flagstone paved terrace which is well suited to al-fresco dining. The lawn slopes up and away from the house with a variety of mixed shrubs and borders and this area of garden is enclosed by hedging and timber fencing. The land lies predominantly to the north, with one paddock lying south west bordering the garden which is laid to pasture. The main land lying north comprises a nearby paddock with a number of mixed fruit trees. A further large field borders the garden and woodland, laid to pasture and forming an L-shape. These are well suited to stock or equestrian use. In all there is about 21.5 acres.

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