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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Chetnole, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9

Under Offer £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Period
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Land
  • Secondary accommodation
  • Waterside
  • Private Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in 1783, Heneford House is a detached 2-storey property with a separate 2 bedroom cottage. The property sits in grounds of circa 1 acre. EPC'S - House: D. Cottage: E.

The property was bought by the present owners 13 years ago and has undergone a process of complete renovation and is very well presented with enormous character and charm. There is a wide entrance hall with doors off to a study, snug and sitting room. A further door leads from the hall to an L-shaped kitchen/dining room with views over the garden and river, with a range of timber wall and floor units, Rangemaster dual-fuel cooker (cream), tiled floor and with doors leading to a utility room and conservatory. On the first floor is a master bedroom with en suite shower room, guest bedroom suite with en suite shower room, 2 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Adjacent to the main house is a detached, single storey building incorporating a guest cottage and 2 single garages. Built of stone with a clay tiled roof, which is adorned by a cupola decorated with a clock and weathervane, and with its own private garden, Clockmaker's Cottage has an entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, 2 double bedrooms and family bathroom. It has permission to be used as an annexe to the main house or for holiday use.
There is a cottage-style garden on 3 sides of the house comprising areas of level lawn with a large area of hardwood decking overlooking the garden at the rear as it falls away in a series of landscaped tiers down to the River Wriggle.

Yetminster 2½ miles. Evershot 4 miles. Yeovil 8½ miles. Sherborne 9 miles (London Waterloo 2¼ hours)
Dorchester 15 miles. (Distances and time approximate)

Heneford House is situated just outside the small village of Chetnole and is surrounded by unspoilt countryside. The village has a parish church and The Chetnole Inn public house. The neighbouring village of Yetminster (2½ miles) offering amenities including a shop/post office, health centre, veterinary surgery and Montessori nursery.

There are nearby primary schools in Yetminster (2½ miles) and Evershot (4 miles) with the Gryphon School (9 miles) in Sherborne providing secondary education.
Nearby private schools include Hazlegrove, the Sherborne schools, Leweston, Millfield and Perrott Hill.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 June 2016


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