Offering significant and varied income potential, situated on approximately three and a half acres of land, the main accommodation comprises three bedrooms, open plan kitchen/dining room and sitting room and two bathrooms. There is a detached two bedroom bungalow and separate two bedroom annexe, offering a variety of income potential. There are large detached stables, adjoined field providing a variety of uses. The property offers fantastic potential as a lifestyle house and must be viewed to be appreciated. This property is offered for sale with no forward chain.
From Dorchester head west on the A35, after approximately 5 miles is the village of Winterbourne Abbas, after approximately 350 yards the turning into a driveway will be sign posted on your left opposite the brick built bus stop and post box.
On entering the property there is a wide and spacious entrance hall offering plenty of space for shoes boots and coats. The open plan kitchen/dining room is situated on the left and there is a range of wall and base units with work surface over, ample space for dining furniture and open chimney. The sitting room is positioned adjacent to the kitchen/ diner and overlooks the front garden, offering plenty of space for seating, feature fireplace and French doors leading to the side garden. There are three double bedrooms which all offer ample living space and a family bathroom with low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panel bath. The master bedroom is situated at the rear of the property and benefits from triple aspect windows overlooking both the side and rear gardens with an ensuite including walk-in shower.
Lavender Lodge is adjoined onto the main house but is a completely self contained living space with hall, open plan living room with a fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms and family bathroom. There is a courtyard garden with paved patio and mature planted border. A pathway leads to the rear garden which is laid to lawn.
Situated across the courtyard from the main building and with fantastic potential for use as both a holiday or long term let The Granary boasts its own private entrance, sitting room with small attached kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The Granary benefits from a low maintenance garden with planted borders and a patio with summer house.
There is a large stable block to the rear of the property which is currently utilised for storage, has a concrete base and three stable doors and can easily be converted back to stables if needed. There is a large adjoined field which is approximately three acres in size and currently laid to grass, bordered by mature trees and bushes and offers great potential for a variety of uses by the occupier. From the top of the field there are elevated views over the village and countryside. The Orchard is adjacent to the field, separated by a wooden fence, and houses mature fruit trees, ideal for personal use or a small potential income stream. Several sheds provide additional external storage if needed. There is off-road parking at the front of the property for multiple vehicles with a driveway leading round to the field at the rear, providing vehicle access if needed. Advisory note: The original middle section of the main Bungalow is of Woolaway Construction. We have been advised that part of the paddock is due to be used by the National Grid to undertake works which will affect the use of the paddock temporarily. Compensation will be paid to the occupier whilst all works are taking place.
Winterbourne Abbas is a village located approximately five miles west of Dorchester town centre in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and has easy access via the A35 to coastal towns of Bridport and Lyme Regis. There is a regular bus service connecting Dorchester and Bridport that stops in the village. The village itself offers, a petrol station which also has a convenience store and servicing garage, a popular primary school, local village church and lies within the catchment for the renowned Thomas Hardye Secondary School. The village has many country walks and also has easy access to the Jurassic coastline which is approximately a 10 minute drive. Dorchester itself offers a range of amenities including supermarkets, bars, restaurants, sport centre with swimming pool along with train links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads and has recently benefited from the large developments of Poundbury and Brewery Square.