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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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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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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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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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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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Burton Street, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£1,950,000 8 bedroom house with tennis court, swimming pool and 3.56 acres in Marnhull This is an attractive large detached house providing excellent family accommodation over three floors with scope to further enhance the property if required. It is set in circa 3.56 acres of beautiful grounds with a fenced paddock, tennis court and swimming pool. EPC: F The property is not listed, believed to date from circa 1890 and is constructed of fine Marnhull stone under a clay tiled roof. The house benefits from well proportioned reception rooms and provides spacious family accommodation arranged over three floors. Downstairs the large entrance hall with open fireplace flows onto the drawing room, study with open fireplace inset with woodburner and the well equipped kitchen is perfect for entertaining and family life. The house is approached through stone gate piers leading onto a gravel driveway with parking for several cars. The drive continues past the house to further parking and a double garage. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with attractive borders. The main gardens lie to the rear of the property and comprise a variety of different zones which are well screened by the high walls and hedges that border it giving it a good degree of privacy. The outdoor heated swimming pool, resurfaced tennis court, wonderful plants and trees, vegetable garden, orchard and paddock are the perfect complement to this fine country house. There is a secondary drive to the west of the house which leads to a large garden shed. The neighbouring property has a right of way over this drive which continues on as a footpath northwards. The footpath is out of sight from the main curtilage of the property.

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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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Podimore, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£595,000 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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Hilfield, Sherborne, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£2,550,000 An immaculate unlisted manor house with spacious coach house and lodge Ideal for Sherborne schools, the house was beautifully refurbished by the owners in 2008 to create a striking 7 bedroom house. The 3 bedroom lodge and coach house (2 bedroom annexe, 2 bedroom flat, home office and studio) provide flexible ancillary space. In all about 14.6 acres. EPC Rating E Hilfield Manor’s location provides the perfect combination of an idyllic setting with outstanding rural views and yet is only a short drive from the quintessential Dorset town of Sherborne and it's world class schools. Hilfield Manor is a handsome and striking house boasting a fine octagonal tower which accommodates the beautiful and gracious ground floor drawing room, the wonderful master bedroom suite on the first floor and a study/bed 7 on the second floor which has a door out to a large flat roof area which benefits from amazing panoramic views. The current owners have undertaken thorough internal and external renovations to create a wonderful family home. Hilfield Lodge provides a 3 bedroom dwelling with sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, bathroom and shower room. The Coach House provides extensive ancillary accommodation including a gallery / studio, games room, stores and a 2 bedroom annexe with sitting room. There is a further 2 bedroom flat with a potential kitchen / dining area (requiring fit out). The Coach House offers scope for a wide range of uses to suit the particular requirements of an incoming purchaser. As a whole the property is approximately 14.68 acres (5.94 hectares) of gardens, grounds and beautiful mature woodland.

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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. On the southern side of the property there is a small paved courtyard accessed through a wrought iron gate with a number of climbers, this is also accessed via a ground floor bedroom. The main area of garden lies at the rear and comprises a small area of level lawn surrounded by stone wall.

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Saddle Street, Thorncombe, Chard, Dorset, TA20 United Kingdom

£835,000 Far from the Madding Crowd A charming thatched farmhouse and separate annexe, set in landscaped gardens with a superb swimming pool and 2 good sized paddocks suitable for equine use. There is a good range of outbuildings and an orchard. The accommodation provides great flexibility with 3 varied reception rooms, 4 double bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The house and grounds offer stunning, far reaching views of unspoilt Dorset hill and vale. The accommodation in the main house provides excellent family orientated accommodation; country kitchen complete with large AGA, oak floored dining room and library/sitting room both with log fires. Adjacent to this there is a converted barn providing ancillary guest/family accommodation with two double bedrooms, large full height vaulted reception, kitchen and wet room, opening on the swimming pool, with under floor heating throughout. A Certificate of Lawfulness is in process for the swimming pool's location in the curtilage of a listed building. Outside there is a charming low maintenance courtyard garden from which to enjoy the wonderful views of the surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The main garden is laid to lawn with stocked borders and is south facing and is completely private. There is also a well equipped Henley office unit perfect for working from home and fully connected. The property comprises 3 registered titles and a small parcel of unregistred land which is currently being addressed by the Land Registry.

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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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Farnham, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 United Kingdom

£950,000 4 bedroom house and outbuilding with bedroom/studio near Blandford The property is an attractive detached family home situated a short walk from the centre of the popular village of Farnham. EPC Rating: D. The accommodation is immaculately presented and includes a tiled floor through the hall, utility room and principal kitchen/dining/family room (with underfloor heating). The principal room has a kitchen with an extensive range of wall and base units incorporating a 2 oven gas-fired AGA (black) in a tiled alcove. There are a number of fitted bookshelves and cupboards and bi-fold timber and glazed doors open onto the terrace (SW). The sitting room has an open fireplace with a carved timber mantle inset with a woodburning stove and there is a study. The first floor provides an attractive master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and large walk-in wardrobe with an ensuite bathroom, 2 further bedroom suites (one with a shower, the other with a bath), and a fourth bedroom with a family shower room. The principal outbuilding lies adjacent to the parking area. The main building provides a 2 bay open fronted carport and accesses a workshop/store. Stairs lead up to the first floor where there is bedroom 5/studio with an adjacent shower room with WC. The main garden lies south west and is accessed from the gravelled parking area. There is a level expanse of lawn with a number of stocked borders and mixed trees. A stone paved terrace with a low brick wall surround is located on the south west end of the house and has direct access to the main kitchen area making it ideal for entertaining and al-fresco dining.

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Church Street, Mere, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 United Kingdom

£2,150,000 Idyllic Chantry with great hall and separate cottage in enchanting setting A fine Tudor house dating from the 15th Century, with a superb ancillary cottage, set in charming gardens and grounds, with garaging, stables, outbuildings and copse and all within walking distance of Mere. The Chantry is a handsome country house with Tudor origins and is believed to date from the mid 15th century. A large front door opens into an impressive great hall, which is full height to the ceiling with historic beams, flagstone floor, shuttered windows and carved stonework. Adjoining this room is a study/library with William Morris wallpaper and staircase leading to bedroom 6 & 7, which are not connected with the main house at first or second floor level. The kitchen/breakfast room has a gas Aga and range of built in cupboards. The main staircase leads from the family room with woodburning stove to 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite). Chantry Cottage is located to the south of the archway and has undergone extensive refurbishment throughout by the current owners. It now offers extremely comfortable two bedroom accommodation that would be ideally suited as a cottage for a relative, guests or as a staff cottage. The gardens provide a lovely romantic setting for the house and are mainly to the south, with terraced lawns leading down to a beautiful stream fed pond with waterfall. The gardens are mature with some beautiful trees and hedging, well stocked herbaceous borders and climbing roses. There are a range of outbuildings, including stabling and a timber framed studio with woodburing stove. There is swimming pool, 3 paddocks and in all about 5.6 acres.

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Custom House Quay, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 United Kingdom

£500,000 Grade II listed harbour side property in the popular town of Weymouth An exciting opportunity to acquire a Grade II Listed harbour side property in need of refurbishment and offering scope for conversion (STPP). The property is situated in one of the most sought after locations in Weymouth between the Royal Dorset Yacht Club and the Harbour Master’s Office and is being offered for sale with the benefit of full planning and listed building consent for a scheme to refurbish to provide a five en-suite bedroom home. (The plans can viewed at our offices or by visiting the planning portal at www.dorsetforyou.com (Ref: WP/14/00639/FUL) & (WP/14/00640/LBC). The accommodation is spread over five storeys and provides the versatility to either re-establish a fine single residence or sub-divide to create a number of smaller units (STPP). On the ground floor there is entrance porch with stairs rising to the upper floors and a large garage which opens in a rear courtyard. On the first floor there is an open plan kitchen/dining room with patio doors opening onto a rear terrace. There is a cloakroom, and a well-proportioned bay fronted sitting room with views over the inner harbour. The second floor comprises of 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. On the third floor there are 2 further bedrooms one with a harbour facing balcony and the other with an en-suite cloakroom and access onto a small rear balcony. On the top floor there are two further rooms one with a rear balcony and cloakroom and the other with fine harbour views and balcony. There is the benefit of garaging for a number of vehicles. The garage is open ended to the rear allowing the the potential for additional parking.

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