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4 bedroom house for sale

Kingcombe Road, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, DT2 0DG

Under Offer £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Village setting
  • Additional 3 bedroom cottage
  • Large gardens
  • Period features

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An enchanting Grade II attached 4 bedroom village house AND converted 3 bedroom former COACH HOUSE. The Manor is a fine Grade ll village house which is believed to date from circa 1800 with 19th Century additions. The house has well proportioned rooms with a good sized hall, three main reception rooms, kitchen/
breakfast room, study, cloakroom and utility room on the ground floor with, upstairs, a large landing, four bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, one with a dressing room and a boxroom with potential as a further bath/shower room or a small bedroom. There is some ornate cornicing, attractive fireplaces and many rooms on the ground floor retain window
shutters. The Manor is attached to two sides, one being the cottage (Popes Cottage) and to the north-west side, Gardeners Cottage, which was originally part of the Manor.

Popes Cottage is listed Grade ll and was formerly the two storey Coach house. It was sympathetically converted in recent years and has consent to use as both holiday accomodation and residential ancillary accomodation to The Manor. It includes a living room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility area and wc on the ground floor, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor; retaining a host of original features.

Toller Porcorum is a sought-after village with a sub post office, an active modern village hall and church. It is surrounded by beautiful rolling
countryside, with the immediate locality being designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The nearby bustling and practical village of Maiden Newton, about 2.5 miles, is well served by local facilities and includes a selection of shops, primary school, doctor’s surgery, petrol station/store, public house, restaurant and railway station on the Dorchester/Bristol line.

The picturesque town of Beaminster with its historic square and variety of shops including boutiques is about 7 miles to the west. The county town of Dorchester and Bridport are both within about 10 miles and there are
also good road links to Yeovil and Sherborne.

There are a variety of sporting and leisure pursuits in the area including golf at West Bay and Came Down (Dorchester), Sherborne and Yeovil; fishing on the River Frome, water sports along the Jurassic Heritage coast as well as racing at Wincanton and Taunton. The Kingcombe Meadows Reserve is within 1 mile. There are many footpaths and bridleways interspersed across the countryside for walking and riding.

The area is well placed for schools. There is a primary school in Maiden Newton and secondary school in Beaminster. Independent preparatory
schools include Sunninghill, Perrott Hill, Sherborne, Leweston, Knighton House, Sandroyd and Port Regis. A wide selection of independent public schools include the Sherborne schools, Leweston, Bryanston, Canford, Clayesmore, Milton Abbey and St. Mary’s Shaftesbury.

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27 March 2017

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