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Caundle Marsh, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£1,500,000 A handsome Grade II listed former rectory with detached cottage Surrounded by its own land and standing in attractive gardens, orchard, paddock and newly planted woodland, in all about 8.55 acres. The property offers excellent family accommodation and easy access to the Abbey town of Sherborne. The property is believed to date from 1840 and is late Georgian in character. There are well proportioned light and spacious reception rooms with generous ceiling heights and large sash windows with working shutters. The principal accommodation is arranged over two floors and presented in excellent order. Drawing room with open fireplace inset with gas fire, double doors to dining room/music room with open fireplace, garden room, sitting room, study with Victorian fireplace and kitchen/breakfast room. The first floor provides a master bedroom with large dressing room and ensuite bathroom, three further double bedrooms and two further bathrooms. The detached cottage (Owls Barn) is close to the main house and provides either guest accommodation or is suitable for a dependent relative, house keeper or to provide a letting income. The front garden lies to the north and incorporates a large expanse of grass interspersed by mature mixed trees underplanted with spring bulbs and this leads onto a further area of fruit trees. There are a number of stocked borders. Lying on the western side of the house is a level croquet lawn. On the northern side of the garden is an area of about two acres of woodland planted 5 years ago. The rear garden (S) has an expanse of lawn with stocked borders. The paddocks are well fenced and are laid to permanent pasture. Outbuildings include a detached stone and clay tiled barn providing garaging and storage.

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South Cadbury, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£525,000 Attractive converted former school house Located in the popular village of South Cadbury which has easy access to Castle Cary, Sherborne and the A303 this 4 bedroomed family home offers excellent accommodation with scope for modernisation. EPC rating: F The property an unlisted attached former school house. An attached single storey double garage lies on the north west elevation with twin up and over doors with the original bell in a lead capped canopy on the ridge line. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and requires some modernisation, comprising: entrance hall with fireplace (sealed) and staircase rising. Sitting room with open fireplace inset with woodburning stove with stone overpiece, window seat, small ante room with parquet floor – suitable for a small study/computer area. Dining room with window seat and alcove with shelving and cupboard. Kitchen with range of wall and base units, Hotpoint electric oven/grill and electric hob, plumbed for dishwasher. Utility area with plumbing for washing machine. There is also a small study and cloakroom with WC. The first floor provides 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is an ensuite shower room attached to bedroom 3 (see floorplans). Lying on the north west elevation and accessed from the utility area there is an integral double garage with vaulted ceiling. The main garden lies to the rear (SW) and includes a stone paved terrace with a path along the rear elevation. There is a large border with roses, spring flowers and a central circular well. This leads onto a large expanse of level lawn with a number of stocked borders. There is a fruit cage stocked with raspberries. Atthe rear of the garden there is a timber summerhouse.

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Hinton St. Mary, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£585,000 Former village school converted into a family home Detached Grade II listed former village school which has been converted and extended to create an attractive family home with a pretty garden and parking in a popular Dorset village The property is believed to date from the 18th century with a number of extensions on the main school room at the rear. Adjoining the property on the northern elevation is a single garage and there is a conservatory on the eastern elevation which is accessed from the breakfast room. The ground floor accommodation is particularly spacious and incorporates a wonderful main reception room (former school room) with a drawing room with vaulted ceiling and part panelled to dado level with an archway through to a dining room with ornate panelling to dado. The sitting room has a fireplace inset with electric fire. Breakfast room opening to conservatory with direct access to the garden. The kitchen is well equipped and incorporates a Siemens dishwasher and a Rangemaster Toledo electric oven/hob. Utility/WC with pedestal washbasin, plumbed for washing machine and with direct access into the garage. The first floor has a master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower room, 3 further bedrooms (2 singles) and a family bathroom. The property is approached off a no through village lane onto a tarmac drive with parking for 2/3 cars. Lying east of the drive is a level area of lawn with shrubs and two raised borders – one with roses and a small ornamental pond with stone surround. This area is enclosed by laurel and beech hedging and timber fencing. The main area of garden lie at the rear with a gravelled path around the house leading to a stone paved terrace.

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Stowell, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£1,250,000 Edge of village property with 3 letting units near Sherborne A modernised refurbished and extended edge of village property with three superb letting units, situated on the edge of a popular hamlet and with easy access to Sherborne and the A303. EPC Rating: F The property is a sympathetically converted and extended detached cottage which has been finished to a high standard throughout with oak doors, wrought iron door furniture and a combination of solid oak flooring and floor tiles. The accommodation is arranged over three floors with the ground floor comprising bedroom with ensuite bathroom, sitting room with double aspect French windows opening onto a terrace, snug, dining room with brick fireplace and French windows onto the garden, kitchen/breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and Rayburn (red), utility room, boot room and cloakroom. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom and a dressing room/office. The second floor encompasses the entire top of the house with a solid elm floor throughout retrieved from the original cottage. This provides a dressing room/study area, ensuite bathroom and bedroom 5 with a Juliette balcony. The 3 letting units are all single storey and have easy access to the main house. There are two 1 bedroom units and one 2 bedroom unit. They can be viewed through www.holidaylettings.co.uk. The garden comprises a level area of lawn with a number of well stocked borders. There is a large stone paved terrace alongside the house with direct access from the kitchen/breakfast room, making the whole east and south side of the property ideal for entertaining. The paddock lies to the east of the property and runs along it’s length, it is well fenced.

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Higher Street, Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 United Kingdom

£1,185,000 Grade II listed edge of village property with pool Situated on the edge of the village of Okeford Fitzpaine with easy access to Sturminster Newton and Blandford Forum this former farmhouse has a pretty garden, Coach House and indoor swimming pool. The property is believed to have 18th century origins with later additions including a rear extension completed in 2003. The house has many period features including exposed beams, plank and muntin panelling and some attractive fireplaces. The accommodation, which is well presented and arranged over two floors, comprises: dining hall with Villager woodburning stove, kitchen/breakfast room with extensive range of fitted wall and base units with 4 oven gas-fired AGA and gas-fired Stoves hob, study, indoor heated swimming pool - recently refurbished and re-tiled with Portland stone, shower/changing area & pool plant room, sitting room with inglenook fireplace, elegant drawing room with generous ceiling heights and doors to the garden. The first floor provides a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, bedroom 2 with ensuite shower room and adjacent dressing room/study area, 3 further bedrooms (1 with mezzanine level) and a family bathroom. The main garden lies at the rear (W) and on one end (S). There is a small paved terrace at the rear leading onto a lawn on the southern end of the house. This is a fully walled area with direct access to the drawing room. There is a circular pond with stone surround and a number of stocked borders. Wrought iron gates lead to the former Coach House which provides garaging and original stalls and a first floor hay loft. In the main garden there is a small pond with a stone surround and a kitchen garden area with a selection of soft fruits.

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Lattiford, Holbrook, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 United Kingdom

£635,000 A well presented family home with a paddock Cedar House is a Grade II listed property situated on the private Lattiford Estate which has easy access to the small town of Wincanton and the A303. The property is a Grade II listed (curtiledge listing) detached property constructed in 2004 with additional extensions added in 2006. The house has excellent well proportioned reception rooms and is ideal for family occupation. Kitchen/breakfast room with range of fitted wall and base units with polished granite worktops, Baumatic range cooker, integrated Siemens microwave, Hotpoint dishwasher. Utility room with sink and plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer. Boot room with access to the garage and onto the rear decking. Study with fitted bookshelves. Sitting and drawing rooms both with open fireplaces. Dining/garden room with tiled floor and twin doors to the main garden. The first floor incorporates a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further bedroom suites (both with wet rooms), two additional bedrooms and a family bathroom. The front garden has a paved path and a parterre garden with clipped box and lavender. At the rear of the house there is an area of timber decking with bamboo and trellis surround. The main area of garden has a gravelled path leading onto a stone paved terrace with raised borders. There is a lower stocked border with topiary balled box and gravelled steps leading up to a level area of lawn surrounded by mature laurel hedge. A 5 bar gate leads into the paddock which is well fenced and laid to pasture. The property also has the facility of jointly owned communal grounds including a 9 acre paddock and communal all-weather tennis court.

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Vagg Lane, Chilthorne Domer, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 United Kingdom

£595,000 4 bed chalet bungalow in Chilthorne Domer A well presented chalet bungalow situated in a large garden with far reaching country views. EPC Rating: D. The accommodation comprises spacious rooms with an entrance hall opening to open plan kitchen/breakfast room. Opening to utility area with stable door to the garden. Sitting room with woodburning stove, sliding doors onto south facing terrace, steps down from the kitchen to family/dining room with bi-fold doors onto the terrace, office and cloakroom. Inner hall accessing the study and double doors to a conservatory. On the ground floor there is a bedroom with ensuite shower room, a further bedroom and family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. The first floor provides a master bedroom, dressing room, bedroom 4 and a wet room. The property is approached off Vagg Lane through a timber gate onto gravelled parking and turning. Gravelled steps lead up to a stocked border and a rockery garden on one side and there is access to the single garage. A stone paved path leads round to a large terrace on the north west elevation with steps down to a level lawn with a number of well stocked borders. Concrete paths bisect these borders with further areas of lawn beyond with a number of mixed shrubs and trees. The garden borders farmland and there are excellent far reaching views over rolling Somerset countryside. This main area of garden is enclosed by wall and fencing.

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Walton Elm, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£1,275,000 Large detached property with a 3 bed cottage, pool and tennis court Located just outside the popular village of Marnhull Walton Elm House offers spacious family accommodation in the main house together with a cottage and a number of outbuildings. It stands in an extensive garden with a small paddock. EPC Rating: F The property is a substantial, edge of village house believed to date from circa 1810. In about 1940 the house was converted into a school and used as this until the mid 1960’s when it reverted back to residential use. The house offers extensive accommodation with well proportioned reception rooms and incorporates original features including tiled floors in the hall, window shutters and fireplaces. The first floor incorporates the principal bedrooms with 2 bedroom suites, dressing room, 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom and separate shower room. There is also a family room with an adjacent study. Additional secondary bedrooms are located on the second floor and this is accessed via two separate staircases. There are a substantial number of outbuildings within the grounds and the principal buildings lie south west of the house. The main building here is Lodge Cottage which has 3 bedrooms. Adjacent to this is a single garage, billiard room, games room and a number of useful stores. Garden Cottage, constructed of stone and part brick under a clay tiled roof incorporates a changing room, gym, bathroom and sauna room and has easy access to the swimming pool. The front garden comprises a level expanse of lawn with stocked borders and a number of trees and is enclosed by post and rail fencing and mature hedging. The small area of paddock is level and is approximately 0.60 acre. There are two small Shetland pony field shelters, post and rail fencing and a water supply.

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Milton Abbas, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 United Kingdom

£1,850,000 Grade II listed country house situated on the edge of Milton Abbas Built by the Hambro family in the 19th century as the Dower House for Milton Abbey. The house is complemented by additional ancillary accommodation in the former coach house, housekeeper’s flat,ample garaging, an outdoor heated swimming pool and is set in delightful gardens and grounds. Milton Manor is an imposing edge of village house situated in a wonderful rural location. The house is approached from a quiet lane. The main drive leads to the impressive stone porch with large oak doors. The house boasts a grand reception hall with magnificent fireplace sporting the Hambro Coat of Arms. The house offers fantastic family accommodation over two floors. The property has some classic features of the Arts and Crafts period including stone and oak mullioned windows, stone and slate tiled roof, large fireplaces and oak panelling in several rooms. The property was completely renovated 20 years ago by the current owners. The kitchen and drawing room face southwards with fine views across the principal lawn over open farmland towards the Purbeck Hills and beyond. Many of the rooms in the house have views to the beautiful gardens and grounds that make up about 5.6 acres. The former Coach house has been converted into two 2 bedroom flats. This provides useful additional accommodation for family, staff or visitors. The Coach House has its own drive and thus can be rented out to provide an income without impacting on the main house. An integral garage and workshop, 4 bay garage and workshop provide ample housing for vehicles, machinery as well as storage. There are sweeping lawns, a large paved terrace, with a variety of mature hedges, trees, flowerbeds and shrubs. There is a secluded outdoor heated swimming pool close to a mixed fruit orchard.

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Melbury Osmond, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£1,000,000 Grade II listed house with 2.5 acres and swimming pool near Dorchester An attractive Grade II listed thatched former farmhouse situated on the southern end of a sought after village with an adjacent stone barn, indoor swimming pool and paddock The accommodation, which requires some modernisation, offers spacious reception rooms and bedrooms and comprises: dining room with open fireplace with stone surround and woodburning stove on brick hearth, plank and muntin panelling. Drawing room with open fireplace. Kitchen/breakfast room. Sitting room with open fireplace with woodburning stove and rear staircase rising. There is a ground floor cloakroom with shower and hanging cupboard. The first floor landing has a large walk-in airing/linen cupboard. There is a master bedroom with ensuite shower room. 4 Further double bedrooms and a family shower room. The property is accessed off the no-through village street through timber gates onto gravelled parking with space for a number of cars. There is additional gravelled parking with access to the garage. The main outbuilding is located here with an adjoining single storey timber and slate garage. There is an external flight of stone steps to a first floor store room. The northern garden is an expanse of lawn with well stocked borders and a paved terrace. The lawn continues around to the southern side where there is a narrow strip of lawn with a heather border and original stone and slate privy. This area is enclosed by fir, holly and laurel hedging. To the rear of the barn there is a timber outbuilding with an indoor heated swimming pool. The paddock lies east of the barn and is laid to permanent pasture. In all there is circa 2.5 acres.

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Musbury Lane, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£695,000 A pretty Grade II listed former farmhouse Standing in an attractive garden bordering farmland this detached 5 bedroomed family home is located on the edge of the popular village of Marnhull. The property is believed to have late 16th century origins with additions in the 18th century and the recent addition of a garden room. At the western end there is a single storey garage/workshop with a slate roof. A garden room was added in 2013 on the southern elevation. The property offers well proportioned reception rooms and requires some modernisation, more particularly to the bathrooms. There is a drawing room with large open fireplace with stone surround and hearth, plank and muntin panelling and exposed timbers. TV/book room with open fireplace with pine mantel and slips, extensive fitted bookshelves and inset Panasonic flat screen TV. The garden room has double doors onto the garden(s). The kitchen/breakfast room is well equipped and includes a Belfast sink, dishwasher, 2 fridges and a 4 oven oil-fired AGA. Dining room with woodburning stove on stone hearth and glazed door to garden. Study with exposed timbers and exterior access. Utility room incorporating a larder, plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer and door to garden. The master bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes, an ensuite bathroom and back staircase to the ground floor. There are four further bedrooms (3 walk-through) and a family bathroom. There is a gravelled terrace with a stocked border with climbing roses, an expanse of lawn with daffodils and mixed deciduous trees including weeping pear, willows, silver birch and cherries. On the eastern side there is a rose garden and a further lawn.

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Melplash, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 United Kingdom

£995,000 A charming farmhouse set in beautiful gardens This detached property is a fine example of a Grade II Listed farmhouse dating back to the early eighteenth century. It boasts beautiful gardens, pasture, orchards and woodland of circa 11 acres and is in one of the most beautiful locations in Dorset The property has an abundance of period character features including flagstone floors, open fireplaces, exposed beams and window seats. The snug/sitting room features a large fireplace with a pellet burning boiler. The spacious kitchen has an oil fired Aga and barn door to the back garden as well as a good sized larder. Downstairs there is also a study, cloakroom, utility room and a drawing room which boasts a handsome working fireplace and a window seat with lovely views onto the front garden. On the first floor is a master bedroom with good sized dressing room leading to a shower room. There are three additional bedrooms on this floor plus a family bathroom with separate shower. The second floor provides two further bedrooms and a large loft storage area. The grounds comprise gardens, pasture, orchards and woods. Most of the land is contiguous with the property but a small parcel of woodland of about 0.57 acres is separate from the main which is accessed via a footpath. This woodland has a stream running through it and provides some recreational fishing. The surrounding vista is of rolling hills and Dorset countryside at it’s finest. The stream fed ponds and historic orchards all add to the charm of a very special property. The Long Barn is a stone built structure comprising about 1,550sq ft/144sqm which is currently used for storage but would lend itself to a wide range of uses subject to planning and listed building consent.

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Marks Barn, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 United Kingdom

£550,000 4 bed semi-detached cottage a short drive from Merriott, Somerset An immaculately presented semi-detached cottage standing in a mainly walled garden with original Edwardian greenhouse and located in private grounds a short drive from Merriott and with easy access to Crewkerne and the A303. EPC Rating: D. The property is a semi-detached cottage with a single storey extension on one end with a conservation roof light. The accommodation is presented in excellent order and comprises the principal sitting/dining room with oak flooring, Clearview woodburner on tiled hearth with back boiler. There is a kitchen, study and snug/breakfast room with oak flooring and sliding doors onto rear terrace. Ground floor bedroom with access to terrace, shower room/WC and utility room. The first floor provides the master bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further bedrooms (one single) and family bathroom. The property is approached over a shared drive leading to Merriott Court which accesses a private area with gravelled parking for 2 cars at the front of the house. The principle formal garden lies at the rear (N) and incorporates a significant part of the original walled garden. There is a high well maintained wall on two sides with timber post and rail fence on the third. A large terrace runs along the rear elevation and is excellent for alfresco dining and entertainment with stocked borders on each end. Two wrought iron gates lead to a further area of garden lying on the east allowing for additional parking. The main building is the original Edwardian greenhouse. Further outbuildings comprise a log store and an outbuilding with a 2 bay open fronted store with external metal staircase leading to a first floor store.

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Clayhanger, Wadeford, Chard, Somerset, TA20 United Kingdom

£995,000 Grade II listed former farmhouse with outbuildings and circa 17 acres An attractive Grade II listed former farmhouse well extended and with a number of outbuildings, situated in an attractive holding of about 17 acres The property is believed to have early 17th century origins with later additions. A link has been added which is mainly glazed and joins through to the original barn. The majority of this building now incorporates additional living space. The accommodation which is well presented incorporates the entrance hall accessing the original farmhouse with period features including some fine open fireplaces and exposed timbers. Drawing room with fireplace. Study with skylight window. Dining room with flagstone floor and fireplace. Cloakroom. The converted barn provides additional living space including kitchen, breakfast room and laundry room. The first floor in the barn conversion incorporates a living room/bedroom, second bedroom and shower room (this has potential to create a small self-contained flat), there is also access to an unconverted store beyond the bedroom. In the original farmhouse there are four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a ground floor cloakroom. Outside there is a barn providing three stables and a home office and store room. The main area of garden lies at the rear (N) including a slightly sloping lawn leading up to an outdoor heated swimming pool with a paved surround. This area of garden is fully enclosed by stone walling. The land lies north and west of the house and outbuildings and comprises a number of fenced paddocks, all of which are laid to permanent pasture. In all there is circa 17 acres.

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Old School Place, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£695,000 A superbly converted former school building in Sherborne The property is a Grade II listed conversion of a former primary school which forms the end part of the development. It now offers immaculate family accommodation in the heart of Sherborne. EPC rating: C The property has been modernised and finished to a very high standard including a high specification lighting system and quality fittings in both the kitchen and all shower rooms. The accommodation comprises a large entrance hall with stripped wood flooring, Kitchen/breakfast room with range of bespoke wall and base units, polished granite worktops, integrated Neff electric double oven/grill with hob and extractor hood over, Bosch dishwasher, Neff American style fridge/freezer. There is a principal sitting/dining room with vaulted ceiling which forms part of the original main school room, exposed timbers, ornate large Gothic window with window shutters and blinds, door to rear garden. There is also access via a rear staircase to a mezzanine sitting area which has direct access to the master bedroom suite. On the ground floor there are two double bedrooms and a shower room. The first floor provides the master bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, dressing room with a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards and an ensuite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a family shower room. The property is approached off Old School Place with brick paved private parking with space for 3-4 cars. The main area of garden lies at the rear and comprises a small area of level lawn surrounded by stone wall and worught iron fencing on two sides.

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