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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Langton Herring, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3

Guide Price £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Garden
  • Listed
  • Private Parking
  • 0.83 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A late Georgian Grade II listed former rectory with a delightful garden and sea views situated on the edge of a small, pretty village and only a mile from the Jurassic Coast. In all the garden and grounds extend to about 0.83 acre.

The house has retained many original features including tall sash windows with working shutters, flagstone floors, fireplaces and moulded door frames. The reception hall has an elegant staircase rising to the first floor and a door at the far end, with a fanlight above, opening out to the garden. On one side of the hall are the study and the drawing room, which has windows on two sides overlooking the garden and attractive wainscot panelling. On the other side are the dining room, which also overlooks the garden and has a door leading the music room and the kitchen/breakfast room. Doors off the kitchen lead to a walk-in larder, boot room, back staircase and down to the cellars. There are four double bedrooms, a single bedroom on the first floor along with the two bathrooms and a shower room. Many of the bedrooms have distant sea views There is a further staircase rising from a side landing to three/four attic bedrooms.
The property is approached down a gravelled drive between two lightly wooded areas to a parking area in front of the house. There is a former stable yard, which now incorporates a double garage, store rooms and the gardener's WC and has a door to the boot room. The south-facing garden is private and well screened and lies to the rear of the house and comprises a terrace set above the lawn, which is decorated by several richly planted borders. Beyond is a croquet lawn, which has PP for a detached 4 bedroom house with double garage (West Dorset 1/E/1998/015).


Jurassic Coast 1 mile. Chickerell 2½ miles. Portesham 3¼ miles. Weymouth 5 miles (London Waterloo 3 hours) Dorchester 9 miles (London Waterloo 2¾ hours).
The house is situated off a lane on the edge of the small, pretty village of Langton Herring, in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and just a mile from the coastline of the Jurassic Coast; designated as a World Heritage Site. The village has a parish church, village hall and public house; the Elm Tree Inn. There are two primary schools within a 3 mile radius and a further nine to choose from within a 5 mile radius, with local secondary schools in both Weymouth and Dorchester. Nearby private schools include Milton Abbey, Leweston, the Sherborne schools and Bryanston.The neighbouring villages of Chickerell and Portesham both have village shops. The coastal town of Weymouth and the county town of Dorchester are both within easy reach and offer an excellent range of shops and business facilities.


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Added on Rightmove:
22 June 2017

Nearest stations

  • Upwey (3.6 mi)
  • Weymouth (4.4 mi)
  • Dorchester West (6.6 mi)
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Knight Frank, Sherborne

15 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3PU

01935 589026 Local call rate

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15 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3PU

01935 589026 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Upwey (3.6 mi)
  • Weymouth (4.4 mi)
  • Dorchester West (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Knight Frank, Sherborne

15 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3PU

01935 589026 Local call rate

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