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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Manor Farm Close, Litton Cheney, Dorchester, Dorset

Guide Price £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Converted stone barn close to the Jurassic Coast
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2/3 receptions
  • South facing walled rear garden
  • Distant country views
  • No forward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

4 Bedrooms, Dressing Room, En Suite Shower Room/WC, Bathroom, Separate WC, Sitting Room with Multi-Fuel Stove, Living/Dining Room, Kitchen/Dining/Breakfast Room, Cloakroom, Hall. Night Storage Heating. Hardwood Sealed Unit Windows. South Facing Walled Rear Garden. Driveway/Parking Space plus Additional Nearby Off-Road Private Parking. Attached Garage/Utility. Distant Country Views over the Bride Valley.

The Barn as the name implies was originally a barn for the former Manor Farm and cleverly converted in the 1980's to create a very attractive and spacious character home. It has main walls of natural stone under a slate roof. The good sized accommodation principally faces south to the rear and from the first floor enjoys pleasant distant views over the village and surrounding countryside and hills beyond.

The many excellent features include a modern fitted kitchen with integrated Zanussi dishwasher and Rangemaster Classic Delux 90 cooker range (available by separate negotiation) and hardwood sealed unit windows. Character features include a large natural stone fireplace with multi-fuel stove and exposed ceiling beams.

On the ground floor there are 2 large reception rooms and a good sized kitchen/dining/breakfast room. On the first floor the principal bedroom features a dressing room and en suite shower room. The attic has been lined, floored and fully insulated.

Outside the rear garden enjoys a sunny south-facing aspect and the garage has been adapted for an utility area.

For all intents and purposes the property is detached, although a small part of the building is attached to the neighbouring former farmhouse.


There is a brick paved driveway for 1 car leading to the
ATTACHED GARAGE Up & over door. Power & light. Plumbing for washing machine.

There is additional off road private parking very nearby for 2 cars.

The Barn is well screened to the front with tall beech hedging. There is a small lawned front garden, together with a pedestrian gate and paved pathway plus side pedestrian gate. The rear garden is walled and easily maintained being principally down to the lawn, together with a range of shrubs featuring a palm tree. Adjoining paved terrace. Log store at the far end.


The Barn occupies a pleasant cul-de-sac location. Litton Cheney is a picturesque village situated in the heart of the Bride Valley and surrounded by beautiful countryside, only a few miles inland from the coast. It is a delightful Conservation Village consisting largely of period stone and thatched cottages, for which the area is particularly well known. The village has a thriving village community and the excellent facilities include a church, recently built village hall, popular primary school and public house.

The immediate locality is designated as being one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are superb walking opportunities from the property. The beautiful World Jurassic Coast is within only a few miles. The nearby A35 provides good access to the market town of Bridport about 6 miles to the west and to Dorchester, the County town of Dorset, about 9 miles to the east. with a main line rail service to London. The larger centres of Weymouth and Yeovil are also within easy driving distance.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 August 2016

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