Lewell, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2
Well presented large family home with self-contained cottage
The house was built in circa 1896 and designed by Charles Edwin Ponting FSA, a renowned Gothic Revival English church architect. It has a 1 bed cottage and stands in a highly attractive garden with adjacent paddock. EPC Rating E. The owners have undertaken an extensive programme of restoration and maintenance of the property and grounds to provide an unusually spacious, comfortable, flexible family home suitable for extended family living. The accommodation features well-proportioned rooms, high ceilings and is light and well-appointed. There are many original features including chimney pieces, fireplaces, parquet floors,cornicing, leaded light windows and intricate architectural ironmongery. There is an impressive entrance hall, 4 reception rooms, 2 bedroom suites, 5 further bedrooms and 2 further bathrooms. There is a one bedroom self-contained cottage suitable for a teenager, dependent relative or for live-in staff. The indoor swimming pool was added in circa 1995. Outside there is garaging and storage. The gardens and grounds are an important feature of the property and have been carefully landscaped and planted. There is an adjacent level paddock and in all there is about 10.67 acres.