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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Castle Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Offers Over £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed property providing plenty of character and charm
  • Five bedrooms (two en suite) and two family bathrooms
  • Extensive off street parking and garaging
  • Rear garden overlooking farmland
  • Situated in a popular North Dorset village with a range of amenities

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A superb five bedroom Grade II Listed former farm house set within grounds of just over a third of an acre (approx.) located in this popular North Dorset village.

This charming five bedroom house is Grade II Listed, with mainly stone and brick elevations under a thatched and slate roof and is believed to date from the 17th century. The property has been extensively renovated and extended in the 20th century.

Originally a farmhouse and cottage, there is excellent light and spacious accommodation which comprises three reception rooms, including a separate sitting and drawing room a dining hall and kitchen/breakfast room. The first floor provides five bedrooms and four bath/shower rooms, two of which are en suite.

There are a wealth of attractive character features including exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces in the drawing room and dining hall, with a stone fireplace in the sitting room. The fireplaces in the dining hall and the sitting room are equipped with wood burning stoves. Other features include exposed and painted floorboards to many rooms, tiled flooring in the dining hall, kitchen and utility room. There are rural views from the windows at the rear of the house.

Gates lead to an extensive gravelled parking/turning area providing useful amenity space and parking for a number of vehicles.

The barn/studio has timber clad elevations under a tiled roof with two double doors leading to garaging. The first floor studio has Velux roof lights.

The gardens are primarily to the rear, comprising lawns with hedging and shrub borders and adjoining open farmland.

There is an area to the front bounded by a low brick wall with an extensive range of shrubs.


The property is located within the North Dorset village of Okeford Fitzpaine, at the foot of Okeford Hill. There is excellent walking, riding and cycling on the doorstep as well as a range of amenities to include well-stocked village shop, public house, parish church and village hall. The village of Shillingstone is about 1.5 miles away with petrol station and further convenience shops.

The larger centres of Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton are 8 miles (approx.) and 3 miles (approx.) respectively and offer a range of shopping, commercial and sporting facilities.

Poole and Bournemouth are 22 miles (approx.) and 26 miles (approx.). There is a mainline station to London Waterloo at Gillingham (11 miles approx.)

There are excellent schools within the local area to include Bryanston School, Clayesmore, Sturminster Newton High School and The Blandford School. There is primary education in the village and at Shillingstone.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 September 2019

Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (9.3 mi)
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7 Market Place Blandford Forum DT11 7AH

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Symonds & Sampson, Blandford

7 Market Place Blandford Forum DT11 7AH

01258 919004 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (9.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Symonds & Sampson, Blandford

7 Market Place Blandford Forum DT11 7AH

01258 919004 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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