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London Row, Dorchester, DT2 7TP

4 bedroom house for sale


A delightful refurbished Grade ll attached village cottage to the edge of the village, with PADDOCK. About 3.4 ACRES. The Long House, which is believed to date from the 18th Century, is a delightful and spectacular refurbished Grade ll listed attached cottage. The cottage exudes a wealth of character. The Paddock is about 2.75 acres, laid to pasture and is accessed off London Row via a track (over which the initial section is a right of way).


Features

  • Four Bedroom Property
  • Paddock and Stabling About 3.4 ACRES
  • Large Westerly Rear Garden
  • Parking and Double Garage
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Plenty Of Character Throughout
  • On the Edge of the Village
  • Vendor Suited

Details


Details

A delightful refurbished Grade ll attached village cottage to the edge of the village, with PADDOCK. About 3.4 ACRES. The Long House, which is believed to date from the 18th Century, is a delightful and spectacular refurbished Grade ll listed attached cottage.

The cottage exudes a wealth of character including some fine timber flooring on the ground floor, yet with modern living at the forefront.

There is a reception hall, cloakroom, sitting and dining rooms, kitchen and lean-to lobby/utility. The bedrooms are enhanced with a large en suite bathroom and a further bathroom. The cottage has predominantly painted rendered elevations under thatch. The magnificent garden rises to the useful adjoining paddock. There is parking to both sides of the lane and a double garage.

Outside
The garden which is to the rear of the cottage comprises lawn and stone paths with steps to the middle lawn, a rockery and well stocked border. The lawn rises to one side (west) to the upper lawned garden which is open to the paddock.

To the western side of the cottage are a pair of close boarded gates which open to a parking area and then access to the garden. On the opposite side of the lane is further parking, fronting the detached double garage as well as a strip of woodland and a former vegetable garden.

The Paddock is about 2.75 acres, laid to pasture and is accessed off London Row via a track (over which the initial section is a right of way).

In all about 3.4 acres

Piddlehinton has an active community, parish church, village hall and The Thimble Inn. The nearby village of Piddletrenthide has a shop/post office, a well regarded modern first school, hairdresser and The Poachers public house. The County town of Dorchester is about 5 miles to the south with an excellent range of shops, schools, restaurants and the
County Hospital. The abbey town of Sherborne and the regional centre of Yeovil are about 15 and 19 miles respectively.

Communications are good with rail links from Dorchester to London/Waterloo and Bristol/Temple Meads. Both Sherborne and Yeovil are on the London/Exeter line. The A35 provides access to the A31 and thence the M27/M3 to London, and to the west.

There are a variety of sporting facilities and leisure pursuits including golf at Dorchester (Came Down), Sherborne and Yeovil. Sailing and water sports along the coast. The Dorset Jurassic coastline has been accorded World Heritage status. There is excellent walking and riding in the vicinity over the surrounding glorious rolling countryside.

The area is well placed for schools. State schools include the modern First school in Piddletrenthide and Thomas Hardye's in Dorchester. Independent schools include Sunninghill Preparatory school in Dorchester, the Sherborne schools, Leweston, Perrott Hill as well as Clayesmore, Knighton House, Bryanston, Canford, Sandroyd, Port Regis and St Mary's Shaftesbury.