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3 bedroom house for sale

Frome St. Quintin, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Entrance Lobby
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Utility Room
  • Separate WC
  • Garage & Workshop
  • Quarter Acre Plot

Full description

A detached Grade II Listed 3 bedroom period cottage set in almost one quarter of an acre with garage and useful outbuilding within this rural village between Dorchester and Yeovil.

This enchanting detached cottage has colourwashed elevations under a thatch and wired roof. Grade II Listed, it is believed to date from the 17th Century and has been occupied by the present vendors for the last fifty years. Standing in a slightly elevated setting, the plot extends to just under one quarter of an acre with ample parking, a garage, workshop and gardens which have rural views from the lower portion. There is a second driveway adjacent to the lower boundary. The accommodation has 2 separate reception rooms with the Dining Room having a large Inglenook, Kitchen, Utility, Bathroom and separate WC. To the first floor are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. Oil fired central heating is from the boiler in the utility.

Frome St Quintin is located within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) designated for its varied and beautiful landscapes. Local facilities are available in nearby villages Cattistock and Evershot. A wide range of shops and amenities can be found in the County Town of Dorchester, Yeovil and Sherborne. Communication links are good with the A37 about a mile to the north east. The A303 is approximately 15 miles to the north for access to London and the West Country. There are mainline rail services to London Waterloo from Yeovil and Dorchester.

There are numerous sporting and recreational opportunities: the local area has numerous bridleways and footpaths popular with horse riders and walkers alike. There is racing at Wincanton, Exeter and Taunton and hunting and pony club activities are with the Cattistock. Golf can be played at nearby Halstock and Cheddington. Sailing and water sports can be enjoyed at Weymouth and along the south coast.
The area abounds with good schools including The Park School at Yeovil, St Anthony's Leweston, Sherborne boys and girls and Milton Abbey.

Vehicular access leads to the courtyard style parking / turning area.

15’ x 11’7”. Twin doors. Light and power.

20’ x 10’5”. Light and power.

Pedestrian gate and path leads to the front of the cottage. Walled, lawned garden and planted boarders.

To the side:
Large paved terrace. Pathway leading through to split level lawns and planted borders. Greenhouse. Outside tap.

Concrete driveway adjacent to the lower boundary gives a second access to property.

The total plot extends to approximately 0.24 acres. (0.1 hectares). The private lawn enjoys views over the surrounding countryside.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 March 2017

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