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5 bedroom bungalow for sale

Winterbourne Abbas, Dorchester, Dorset

Guide Price £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial detached bungalow with self contained annexe & detached holiday cottage
  • MAIN HSE: 3 beds, 2 baths. ANNEXE: 2 Beds. COTTAGE: 2 bedrooms.
  • Stables, extensive parking, large gardens, paddock - in all about 3.5 acres.
  • Far Reaching Views.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Entrance hall. Kitchen/Dining Room. Sitting Room. Utility Room. 3 Bedrooms. Bathroom. En Suite Shower Room.

Hallway. Sitting Room/Kitchen. Inner Hall. 2 Bedrooms. Bathroom.

Hallway. Sitting Room. Kitchen. 2 Bedrooms. Shower Room.

Gas Fired Central Heating. Sealed Unit Double Glazed Windows. Stables. Extensive Parking. Large Gardens. Paddock. In All About 3.5 Acres.

The Property is an attractive and very spacious detached bungalow built with Purbeck stone elevations and dating from the 1960’s. Over the years, the property has been subject to extensive enlargement together with the construction of an annexe around 17 years ago. The accommodation offers a great deal of versatility with excellent income potential and is ideal for a large family or for those with dependant relatives. The main bungalow has spacious accommodation comprising of an entrance hall, large kitchen/dining room, sitting room, utility, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

The adjoining annexe is currently used as a holiday letting business, although would be ideal for alternative purposes including extended family.

Within the gardens is a separate detached bungalow known as The Granary, with consent for residential letting, and currently subject to holiday letting producing excellent income potential. There is also extensive parking, landscaped gardens and delightful paddock enjoying far reaching views over some of West Dorset’s finest countryside.

The property is attractively situated close to the village centre and offers a fantastic lifestyle opportunity. Internal viewing is very highly recommended.

A large driveway provides parking for both The Granary and Little Glebe Farm and runs around and above the bungalow up to the STABLE BLOCK and PADDOCK. There are expanses of lawned gardens stocked with a variety of plants, paved terrace and large vegetable garden. The stable block at the rear is ‘L’ shaped and has three stable doors with timber shed, pond and chicken run. From the driveway a 5-bar gate opens into an orchard and large paddock which enjoys panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

• The original bungalow (the centre part) is of non-traditional Woolaway construction. The later extensions (the Left Side and Lavender Lodge are of traditional construction).
• A footpath crosses the orchard and paddock.

Little Glebe Farm occupies a tucked away position and yet is very close to the village centre and just off the A35. The village is very convenient for the county town of Dorchester, which is just 3 miles to the east. The village has a good range of amenities including a church, garage/shop and a primary school. There is also a regular bus service serving Dorchester, Weymouth and Bridport. Set within an area of outstanding natural beauty, the immediate locality is made up of rolling down land, for which this part of Dorset is well-known, and includes the historic village of Abbotsbury and the renowned spectacular view point Hardy’s Monument, which is about 2 miles to the south.

Dorchester, the County town of Dorset, is within 10 minutes driving distance offering an excellent range of amenities together with a main line rail service to London, Waterloo. The property is also within the catchment area for the sought after Thomas Hardye School. The beautiful World Heritage coast is within easy reach.

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Added on Rightmove:
30 August 2017

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