Barton Farm, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester, DT2

Offers Over
£250,000
Reduced on 14/12/2020
Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester
PROPERTY TYPE
Retirement Property
BEDROOMS
x2
BATHROOMS
x1

Key features

  • Exclusive Retirement Complex
  • On Site Manager
  • Mid Terraced
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Gardens and Garage
  • Leasehold

Property description

Tenure: Leasehold

A two bedroom two reception room house over two floors with garage and small private garden. Part of  an exclusive retirement development of mixed architecture in the prestigious and sought after village of Cerne Abbas 8 miles from Dorchester.


The development comprises a selection of converted stone farm buildings and modern style cottage properties, set in attractive managed gardens, as well as approximately six acres of beautiful water meadows with 2 tributaries of the River Cerne, a pond and maintained paths, which are for the enjoyment of the residents. Number 16, which is well equipped and in good decorative order, has elevations in brick under a tiled roof with double glazed timber casement windows. Barton Farm is run by Cognatum Estates Limited, an experienced group with more than 60 sites in the UK, which operates on a not-for-profit basis. There are no exit fees on the resale of the property. A resident manager on site provides day-to-day administration of Barton Farm, allowing the owners enjoyment of their retirement or use of the property as a safe lock up and leave second home in a delightful managed environment. This quiet site is a short distance from the historic village centre.
The accommodation comprises entrance hall with cloakroom and deep under stairs cupboard with light. The sitting room enjoys the comfort of a fireplace with attractive stone surround and fitted electric fire. Double doors open onto a small conservatory/sun room with a quarry tiled floor and views over the garden to the front. The sitting room opens up to the dining room with window overlooking the rear garden. The fitted kitchen comprises wall and floor units fitted electric hob and oven with sink unit in front of the window. Door to the rear garden. From the hallway stairs rise to the first floor landing. This is a good size space providing a study area with window affording plenty of natural light. The boarded loft has a ladder and light. Both the bedrooms are double with fitted wardrobes.

Cerne Abbas, voted in 2008 as Britain's most desirable village, is located in the heart of Thomas Hardy's Dorset. Surrounded by gorgeous countryside that hosts an abundance of footpaths, it is an ideal location for dog owners and walkers of all ages and abilities. The village is probably most famous for its Giant carved into a chalk hillside, but also has many places of interest and amenities including its ancient church, medieval abbey, Tudor cottages, tearoom, village shop with post office, pubs, modern village hall and village cricket ground. There is also a primary school and a doctors' surgery. Cerne Abbas is a thriving and active community with a host of activities and societies catering to a wide range of interests. Dorchester and Sherborne, which are 8 and 12 miles away respectively, have a wide range of education, entertainment, shopping, health and leisure facilities.

Gravelled path to the front porch, lawn with dwarf hedging. The garden to the rear is paved and enclosed by natural hedging. A pedestrian gate and paths lead to the garages and the centre of Cerne Abbas village with all its amenities. Number 16 has a single brick built garage with electric up-and-over door. The gravelled paths meander through the maintained residents' grounds and there are gravelled parking areas. The water meadows are adjacent to Barton Farm and provide a wonderful amenity and delightful haven for the use of the Barton Farm residents.

Services and Outgoings
Main water, electricity and drainage.
Annual service charge for the year 2020 £5,140.00. (£1,285 per quarter) The service charge includes gardening, external decoration and repairs, water and sewage charges, window cleaning, site maintenance and repairs, insurance of buildings, communal electricity and all management charges.
Dorset Council tax band F
Tenure: 999 year lease from 1984 with zero ground rent.

Brochures

Particulars

Energy Performance Certificates

EPC Rating Graph

Barton Farm, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester, DT2

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Maiden Newton Station4.3 miles
  • Chetnole Station5.8 miles
Mortgages
Check mortgage affordabilityPowered by Nationwide - Rightmove receives a fixed monthly fee from Nationwide for introductions made via the Rightmove platforms. It's up to you if you choose Nationwide or a different lender to suit your mortgage needs and circumstances
Market information
See similar nearby properties

About the agent

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester

45 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester

Welcome

Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest and longest established firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers, Property Specialists and Letting Agents in the South West, with over 150 years experience - and still independently owned to this day.

GTH has a comprehensive regional network of 17 offices and is supported by the Mayfair office in London which represents us in the capital.

Our extensive expertise covers every aspect of property including:

• Residenti

More properties from this agent

Industry affiliations

Association of Residential Letting AgentsNational Association of Estate AgentsOmbudsman for REsale Estate Agents (no OFT logo)

Notes

These notes are private, only you can see them.

Staying secure when looking for property

Ensure you're up to date with our latest advice on how to avoid fraud or scams when looking for property online.

Visit our security centre to find out more

Disclaimer - Property reference DOR200160. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on comparethemarket.com. Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data ©OpenStreetMap contributors.

Your search history

You have no recent searches.