Offers Over £700,000

High Street, Dorchester, DT2 8JN

6 bedroom house for sale

MEYERS ESTATE AGENTS - Wareham & Purbeck - are delighted to offer the substantial Cheriton House situated in the centre of the village of Winfrith Newburgh. This GENEROUS PROPERTY offers a wealth of accommodation including SIX BEDROOMS in the Main House with a further TWO BEDROOM detached ANNEXE. Cheriton House offers a period feel with a GENEROUS ENTRANCE HALLWAY leading to a well proportioned SITTING and DINING ROOM, rear aspect KITCHEN with additional RECEPTION ROOM and utility. The ANNEXE offers further accommodation for extended family, guests, or holiday let potential. Cheriton House enjoys a substantial private WALLED GARDEN laid mainly to lawn with a mixture of decorative and mature planting, a selection of seating areas and SUMMER HOUSE backing onto open country side. The village of Winfrith Newburgh is within a few miles of The World Heritage Jurassic Coastline including Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door.


  • Six Bedroom House
  • Detached Two Bedroom Coach House Annexe
  • Guest Accommodation | Holiday Let Potential
  • Popular Village Location
  • Substantial Private Garden Backing onto Open Fields
  • Driveway Parking
  • Close To Main Rail Link Direct To London Waterloo
  • Within A Few Miles Of World Heritage Jurassic Coastline



Cheriton House enjoys a prominent position within the village, and offers light and airy rooms with high ceilings and feature windows allowing the property to be flooded with light. Outside the property boasts a generous garden backing onto open fields to the rear and a beautifully restored two bedroom coach house annexe within the grounds. The coach house offers plenty of additional guest accommodation with its own private garden. Cheriton House is within the centre of the picturesque village of Winfrith Newbugh, and is within a few miles of The World Heritage Coastline including both Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door.

Entance Hallway

The front door leads into the entrance hallway with feature stairs leading to the first floor and doors leading through into all principle rooms, high cornice ceiling, radiator, geometric tiled floor.

Sitting Room

Measurements: 15' 5'' x 14' 5'' (4.71m x 4.39m)

Feature front aspect window looking out onto front of property, decorative fire surround with arched cast iron insert on hearth, high cornice ceiling, radiator.

Dining Room

Measurements: 15' 5'' x 14' 5'' (4.71m x 4.39m)

Front aspect window looking out onto front of property, feature fireplace with cast iron insert on tiled hearth, cornice ceiling, radiator.

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Measurements: 20' 3'' x 9' 6'' (6.16m x 2.89m)

Two rear aspect windows enjoying a view across the garden, a range of floor and wall units with wooden work surface over, one and a half bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap over, space for free standing fridge freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher, range cooker with extractor hood over, ceiling spotlights, part tiled walls, radiator, bread oven door, tiled floor.

Reception Room

Measurements: 13' 3'' x 9' 6'' (4.04m x 2.89m)

Two rear aspect windows looking onto rear garden, cove ceiling, fitted cupboards, radiator, door leading into utility room.

Utility Room

Rear aspect window, area for white goods with work surface over, low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash back.

First Floor Landing

Feature picture window enjoying views across the garden and fields to the rear, two radiators, doors leading to all first floor rooms, stairs leading to the second floor.

Master Bedroom

Measurements: 15' 5'' x 14' 5'' (4.71m x 4.39m)

Feature dual aspect windows looking out onto front and side of property, fitted wardrobe cupboards, cove ceiling, radiator.

Bedroom Two

Measurements: 15' 1'' x 14' 5'' (4.61m x 4.39m)

Feature front aspect window, decorative fireplace on stone hearth, cove ceiling, radiator, door leading into en-suite.

Bedroom Two En-suite

Large shower cubicle with electric shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom Five

Measurements: 10' 11'' x 8' 1'' (3.32m x 2.46m)

Feature front aspect window, cove ceiling, radiator.

Bedroom Six

Measurements: 10' 6'' x 9' 1'' (3.21m x 2.77m)

Feature rear aspect window looking onto rear garden, cove ceiling, radiator.


Measurements: 11' 4'' x 9' 0'' (3.45m x 2.75m)

Rear aspect window, enclosed bath with telephone handset mixer tap over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, linen cupboard, radiator

Shower Room

Feature corner shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back.

Second Floor Reception Room

Leading from the first floor leads to a second floor reception room with doors leading to two further bedrooms, radiator.

Bedroom Three

Measurements: 12' 2'' x 11' 7'' (3.72m x 3.52m)

Side aspect window, ceiling beams, radiator.

Bedroom Four

Measurements: 14' 9'' x 13' 8'' (4.49m x 4.16m)

Side aspect window, ceiling beams, radiator.

Rear Garden

Leading out from the rear of the property leads across the brick block paved driveway onto the generous walled garden. The garden is predominately laid to lawn with an abundance of seating areas with a mixture of mature and decorative planting, vegetable plot to one side with brick out buildings. The garden leads to a generous summer house that looks back towards the property complete with power and light. Beyond the garden is open countryside to the rear.

The Coach House

The coach house has been cleverly restored and boasts two double bedrooms each with en-suite, a well stocked kitchen diner with under floor heating, and a lounge that spans the entire first floor with wooden flooring and a welcoming wood burning stove within a brick fireplace. Outside the coach house enjoys a private garden for dining and entertaining and makes a lovely additional guest area or potential holiday let.


Measurements: 9' 5'' x 8' 3'' (2.86m x 2.51m)

Conservatory leads to both front door and onto a private garden space.

Kitchen Dining Room

Measurements: 16' 5'' x 8' 9'' (5.00m x 2.66m)

A well stocked kitchen dining area with under floor heating, ceiling spotlights, ceiling beam, hallway leads to ground floor bedrooms, stairs leading to first floor lounge.

Bedroom One & En-suite

Measurements: 14' 2'' x 8' 0'' (4.32m x 2.45m)

Feature dual aspect windows, radiator, door leading to en-suite bathroom, with enclosed bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, ceiling spotlights, heated towel radiator.

Bedroom Two & En-suite

Measurements: 14' 6'' x 8' 4'' (4.43m x 2.55m)

Feature front aspect window, radiator, door leading into shower wet room with wash hand basin, low level WC, ceiling spotlights, radiator.

First Floor Lounge

Measurements: 29' 6'' x 12' 6'' (9.00m x 3.82m)

The lounge spans the entire length of the coach house with feature window looking across the garden and an attractive wood burning stove set within an exposed brick fireplace, eave storage, ceiling beams, oak flooring.


Driveway parking to the front of the property with additional driveway parking to the rear accessed through a wooden five bar gate.