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1 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Saddle Street, Thorncombe, West Dorset

Sold STC £165,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Deightful Holiday Cottage
  • One Double Bedroom
  • Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen Area
  • Partially Vaulted Ceiling
  • Attractively Fitted Bathroom
  • Attached Boiler/Utility Room
  • Lovely Countryside Views
  • Walks in Every Direction
  • Good Income Yield

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightfully situated holiday cottage on the edge of this thriving village in West Dorset surrounded by beautiful countryside with walks in every direction. A perfect place to enjoy a peaceful break yet within easy reach of the hustle and bustle of the coastal towns. The cottage is on the site of a former farm along with a small group of similar properties (6 in all) converted from barns and outbuildings to holiday homes about 14 years ago. The property would make an ideal peaceful home away from home and can also be let to generate some income. This property along with the adjoining cottage has been successfully let for around 8 years providing a yield of around 7%. The charming accommodation comprises a large living/dining/kitchen space with partial vaulted ceiling, a spacious entrance hall with under stairs storage, double bedroom, also with vaulted ceiling and large window offering lovely countryside views, a small galleried landing and attractively fitted bathroom. In addition, there is an attached boiler/utility room, which also provides good storage for bicycles etc. There is an allocated parking space and the property has its own private garden. The cottage is warmed by oil fired central heating along with a wood burner style electric stove in the living room. Windows are all double glazed.
Thorncombe village lies in the western corner of Dorset close to the Devon and Somerset borders and just 11 miles inland from the popular seaside resort of Lyme Regis on the Jurassic coast. The nearest towns are Chard (5 miles) and Crewkerne (6 miles) and the seaside town of Lyme Regis is just 10 miles to the south. The area has been designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the village itself has a very strong community with many local clubs on offer and an excellent community run shop/PO/cafe. There are numerous footpaths available from the doorstep and the famous Forde Abbey and gardens is just a mile down the road. To find out more, please visit

The accommodation, all measurements approximate, comprises:


HALL - 3.12m (10'3") x 2.25m (7'5")
Spacious entrance hall with stairs rising to first floor. Large under stairs cupboard. Window to front. Radiator. Door to

LIVING/DINING/KITCHEN - 6.81m (22'4") Max x 5.75m (18'10") Max
Windows to front. French doors to the rear leading onto the decking. Two Velux windows. Part vaulted ceiling creating a feeling of light and space. The kitchen area is fitted along two sides with a range of wall and base units with sink unit. Included in the sale are cooker, washing machine and dish washer. There is ample space for dining table and chairs. The lounge area is fitted with a wood burner style electric stove. Two radiators.


Small galleried landing with Velux window. Store cupboard/wardrobe.

BEDROOM - 3.23m (10'7") x 2.95m (9'8")
Large window to side with lovely countryside views. Vaulted ceiling. Eaves storage. Radiator.

BATHROOM - 2.05m (6'9") x 1.77m (5'10")
Velux window. The bathroom is attractively fitted with a contemporary white suite comprising shower bath with glazed screen, w.c. with recessed cistern and wash hand basin. Tiled walls. Laminate floor. Radiator.


LAUNDRY/STORE - 4.37m (14'4") x 2.69m (8'10")
Window to front. Floor standing boiler for central heating and hot water. Space and connection for tumble dryer. Ideal storage for bikes etc.

At the back of the property is a fully enclosed garden with a side pedestrian gate for access. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a rotary washing line for clothes drying. A decked area is accessible from the living room.

There is an allocated parking space for the cottage and a shared visitor parking space.

Mains electricity and water are connected. Shared sewage treatment plant. Oil fired central heating.

West Dorset District Council. TBC.


The property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing. The cottage is being offered for sale to include all contents and furnishings to provide a holiday home that is ready-to-go.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 December 2016


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