4 bedroom house for saleOsmington Drove, Broadmayne, Dorchester, DT2
Sold STC £725,000
- Main House
- 3 Bedrooms
- Dining Room, Sitting Room
- Breakfast Room, Fitted Kitchen
- Bath/Shower Room & WC
- Drawing Room, Living Room/Kitchen
- Ensuite Shower Room
- Shower Room
A detached period Country Barn conversion in a wonderful peaceful location located off Osmington Drove on the outskirts of Broadmayne Village 4 miles south-east of Dorchester. The adaptable accommodation provides a main house and annexe set in approximately 1.75 acres (0.7 hectares). Additional 4 acres (approximately) (1.62 hectares)available by separate negotiation EPC Band E
Approached up a private tree lined drive off the bridleway of Osmington Drove, Broadmayne House Farm is wonderfully located country house once part of the farm to neighbouring Broadmayne House, an elegant Georgian period house. It was sympathetically converted from a former barn and a large single storey cowshed approximately thirty years ago having stone elevations under tiled roofs and double glazed windows. The accommodation provides a well-appointed home of character in a peaceful, private location. There are a number of fine fireplaces together with featured stone and brickwork together with exposed beams proving a charming environment. The house is spacious and adaptable with part of the ground floor currently arranged as a superb self-contained annexe ideal for the independent or dependant relative. There is Oil fired central heating with an Aga in the farmhouse style kitchen. The gardens provide an idyllic setting extending in all to approximately 1.75 acres (0.7 hectares) with a walled garden incorporating an ornamental pond and also having part of the original walled garden to Broadmayne House. In addition there is a separate paddock of approximately 4 acres (1.62 hectares) available by separate negotiation. (This will not be sold prior to the sale of Broadmayne House Farm).
The parish and village of Broadmayne lies along both sides of the main A352 road between Warmwell Cross and Dorchester. The church, dedicated to St. Martin occupies a site on a hill commanding a view over the village. Dating mainly from the late 13th century, it is built chiefly of Portland stone, with additions made in the 14th-16th centuries. Several old buildings survive within the village and many are English Heritage listed. There is also a public house, popular first school, shop/post office, village hall with varied activities, plus tennis court. Easy access to the World Heritage Coastline. Country walks and Ringstead Bay just a short distance away are just some of the many attractions within this area known for its Outstanding Natural Beauty. The county town of Dorchester (4 miles North West) has a wide range of facilities including mainline (London/Waterloo) station.
From Osmington Drove a long private entrance drives through woodland, past a grassed area up to the house. There is a wide gravelled parking and turning area at the Double Garage 18'2 x 17'10 with twin timber doors, light and power. The garden leading from the rear of the property is walled with patio area and raised central planted bed. Adjacent paved pathway, further patio and steps lead up to a higher level with a delightful old Granary of brick construction under a tiled roof standing on staddle stones. A five-bar field style gate to the side of the garage gives access to the front. A wrought iron gate gives access to the walled,sheltered ornamental fishpond with wide paved surround with raised border and a brick Outhouse. There is a further area of fenced garden to the side. From the rear garden a five-bar gate gives access to a paved and covered sitting area with mosaic floor and the path leads to a brick and tiled Outbuilding 12' x 9'5 and a range of brick and timber Sheds comprising shed 16' x 8'2 with double door, shed/hen house, workshop/shed 20'4 x 7'8. A path leads to a wide concrete storage area with dividing gate to timber Stables 11'8 x 9'10 and 11'5 x 9'10. To the side of the stables a gate then leads into the principal part of the old walled garden to Broadmayne House with a high brick wall on three sides. The grounds in total extend to approximately 1.75 acres.
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