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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

West Knighton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2

Sold STC £285,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • entrance lobby
  • sitting Room
  • kitchen/dining room
  • bathroom
  • gas fired central heating
  • garden
  • parking

Full description

A Grade II listed semi-detached 3 bedroom cottage with garden and parking within this favoured rural village around 5 miles south-east of Dorchester. EPC exempt.

The cottage which is semi-detached has brick elevations under a thatched roof. Grade II listed the property is located within this attractive rural village, close to Broadmayne and approximately 5 miles from Dorchester. The accommodation which offers scope for improvement has a main reception room, kitchen/dining room, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom all with the benefit of gas fired central heating. To the rear is a good sized garden which provides ample parking for numerous vehicles.

West Knighton originally comprised a manor house and farm. The church of West Knighton is dedicated to St. Peter and stands on a hill above road level just before the main part of the old village, it is built of stone rubble and dates from the 12th century.
The new Inn public house makes a boundary between the buildings of the village and the open countryside. The pub was once farm cottages dating from around the early 19th century and built of brick. It is now one of the many English Heritage Listed Buildings in West Knighton.
Local amenities can be found in neighbouring village Broadmayne and include a local shop and first school. A much wider range of facilities for shopping, entertainment, education and health can be found in Dorchester, approximately 5 miles. Sport in the area includes golf at Came Down, Dorchester Cricket, Football and Rugby Clubs and Sailing off Portland and Weymouth. Communications are excellent, with main line railway links to London Waterloo from Dorchester, Moreton and Wool, cross channel services at Poole & airport at Bournemouth.

Brick flank walls and five bar gate gives access to the drive which leads through the garden to the parking area. The garden is grassed with hedged and fenced boundaries and gravel area to the flank wall with steps to the entrance lobby. There is a random paved area with fish pool and concrete walled yard with tap by the back door.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 October 2017

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