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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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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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