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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Kingcombe, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2

Guide Price £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Land
  • Secondary accommodation
  • Private Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully restored and well presented Grade II listed 16th Century former farmhouse with 1 bedroom annexe occupying a unique peaceful position and surrounded by stunning protected West Dorset countryside. In all there is about 3 acres.

The property has been beautifully restored to a very high standard with many period features including flagstone floors, fireplaces and many exposed timbers and beams with working shutters which gives the house its character. The accommodation is family orientated and incorporates a 1 bedroom annexe with sitting room, kitchen/dining room and bathroom which is currently utilised within the main house. The entrance hall leads into the dining room with Blue Lias flagstone floor, 3 large Velux windows (2 of which have automated opening with rain sensors), kitchen/breakfast room with stone steps leading into the sitting room with a large inglenook fireplace. The further living room at the end of the house has oak flooring and a large open fireplace. The first floor provides 4 bedrooms and a newly refurbished main bathroom and an additional shower room. There are 3 staircases – one central staircase and two giving access to both ends of the house.
The main gardens lie at the rear and on one side (NW and SW). There is a level lawn with access to the orchard with borders and daffodils. A stone paved path with steps leads around the rear of the house to an area of paved terrace – excellent for entertaining. The main lawn has borders and shrubs. The land lies south west of the house. This area is bordered on the south west boundary by the River Hooke. The area of river provides single and double bank fishing. In all there is about 3 acres.

Toller Porcorum 1 mile. Maiden Newton 4½ miles. Crewkerne 10 miles. (London Waterloo 2½ hours). Dorset Coast (Burton Bradstock) 11 miles. Dorchester 13 miles. There is a parish church in Toller Porcorum and local village facilities in Maiden Newton, about 3 miles. The county town of Dorchester, about 13 miles provides a wide range of shopping, business and recreational facilities. Other towns within easy reach include Crewkerne, Sherborne, Yeovil and Bridport.
Greenford CE Primary School in Maiden Newton. Secondary Schools in Dorchester. Dorset is renowned for a number of excellent private schools including Sherborne Schools, Bryanston, Milton Abbey and Canford amongst many others.
Dorchester has a regular service to London (Waterloo) taking about 2½ hours. Railway station at Maiden Newton with a service to Bath and Bristol.
Bournemouth & Exeter Airports are both within about 1 hour's drive offering connections around the UK, Europe and to other destinations.

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Added on Rightmove:
08 April 2017


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