4 bedroom detached house for sale

Barton Close, West Stafford, Dorchester, DT2

Offers Over £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A most unusual and spacious detached period barn conversion
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 39' x 20' main reception room
  • kitchen
  • study/5th bedroom
  • 2 ensuites and shower room
  • secluded garden

Full description

A unusual, interesting detached Grade II listed 18th century converted barn in a hidden location close to the centre of this favoured traditional village, just over 3 miles from Dorchester. The surprisingly spacious 4/5 bedroom accommodation features a wonderful 39’ x 20’ reception room with a timbered vaulted ceiling. EPC exempt.

Barton Barn is an unusual converted barn with elevations mainly in brick and stone under a thatched roof. The ridge having been replaced around two years ago. The accommodation is thought to appeal to those who seek a unique home with an adaptable layout which is steeped in character and features a supremely large reception room and first floor master bedroom suite with dressing/reception room, double bedroom and bathroom. There is oil fired central heating. Standing off a no through lane, the barn can be found in a secluded location between the church and the public house in the centre of the village.
Standing off a no through lane, the barn can be found in a secluded location between the church and the public house in the centre of the village.

The accommodation: A generous porch leads through to the hall with cloakroom and then a square arch opens to the hugely impressive sitting/dining room with a vaulted ceiling, exposed A frame timbers, stone work, quarry tiled floor, gas fired wood burning style stove, windows to three aspects and door to the rear garden. The kitchen is light with floor to ceiling glazing to one wall, flagstone and quarry tiled floor and French casement style door to the garden. There is a range of floor and wall units, integrated hob, double oven and space for a fridge freezer and washing machine.
From the hall a passage way leads to bedrooms two and three, both of which has ensuites, bedroom four, separate shower room and a fifth bedroom/study.
From the reception room stairs rise to the first floor mezzanine landing with door to another large reception area with exposed timbers, vaulted ceiling, a snug to one side, a bathroom and double doors to the large master bedroom again having A frame timbers and vaulted ceiling. From the reception area high level double doors open to a roof void which is boarded and runs the length of the sitting/dining room.

West Stafford is on the southern edge of the Frome Valley, about three miles to the east of the County town of Dorchester. There is a delightful church and the "Wise Man" public house. The village also has clubs and associations that one would expect to find in an active community. Lower Bockhampton, the birthplace of Thomas Hardye and Puddletown Forest are nearby. The surrounding countryside is crossed by numerous footpaths alongside the River Frome and on the coast. The south Dorset Jurassic Coastline is accessible at various locations such as Lulworth Cove and Osmington Mills. Dorchester the County market town has wide range of facilities for entertainment, health, education, leisure and has main line railway links to London Waterloo and Bristol. Cross channel services are at Poole and airports at Bournemouth, Exeter and Bristol.

Double entrance gates open to the extensive parking area with shed, covered store area and pedestrian gate with path to the side with the oil storage tank.
The walled garden to the front has various fruit trees and garden shed.
The rear garden is divided into three areas with lawn and pavioured area approached from the casement door from the sitting/dining room, a paved and gravelled section adjacent to the casement door from the kitchen and further paved and pavioured patio area. A path leads to the gate to the front parking.


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Added on Rightmove:
02 August 2019

Nearest stations

  • Dorchester South (2.1 mi)
  • Dorchester West (2.4 mi)
  • Moreton (3.4 mi)
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Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester

45 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

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01305 575053 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Dorchester South (2.1 mi)
  • Dorchester West (2.4 mi)
  • Moreton (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester

45 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

01305 575053 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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