3 bedroom bungalow for saleBatcombe Road, Leigh, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9
- 3 bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Private Parking
A well presented, detached mid-20th Century bungalow in a rural position looking out over beautiful, open countryside. Built originally in the 1950s and subsequently extended in the 1980s. EPC E.
The property occupies a lovely position on a quiet country lane and is set amidst beautiful and unspoilt Dorset countryside, about ½ mile outside the small, rural village of Leigh. It is compact but has a very light and airy feel as all of the reception rooms and bedrooms have windows on two sides and two of the bedrooms and all of the reception rooms enjoy lovely views over the surrounding countryside. A paved path leads from the parking area up to the front door, which opens to a small entrance lobby and carries on through to the entrance hall. At one end of the hall a further door opens to the dining room, which has an arch leading through to the sitting room, which is a good sized room and has an open fireplace. Off to one side is the garden room, which has French windows leading to the garden. There is a master bedroom, another double bedroom and family bathroom. There is a kitchen/breakfast room. Adjacent to the kitchen is the utility room, which has a door to the garden and doors to a further double bedroom and shower room.
The house is approached off a quiet country lane through timber 5 bar gates to a tarmac parking area adjacent to the property's integral single garage. The garden lies on three sides and is divided into three distinct areas conjoined by a path, which runs around property. It is mainly laid to lawn and is bounded by a mixture of timber close-boarded fencing and hedging with several specimen coniferous trees and two shrub borders.
Yetminster 4 miles. Sherborne 6¾ miles (London Waterloo 2¼ hrs). Yeovil 9½ miles. Dorchester 13¾ miles. Leigh is a small village with a parish church, village hall, sub-post office, with several community groups, clubs and societies. Yetminster has a health centre with dispensary, veterinary surgery, railway station, public house, local Spar supermarket and sports/social club with playing grounds and tennis court.
There are nearby primary schools in Yetminster and Evershot with the Gryphon School in Sherborne providing secondary education. Nearby private schools include Hazlegrove, the Sherborne schools, Leweston, Millfield and Perrott Hill. The nearby Abbey town of Sherborne has a wide range of shopping and business facilities, including a Waitrose supermarket, whilst the larger towns of Yeovil and Dorchester are also both within easy driving distance and offer a broader range of shops and services.
There is a mainline rail service from Sherborne to London Waterloo taking 2¼ hours
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