Middle Street, Dewlish, Dorchester DT2


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
An appealing village former farmhouse for updating with annexe enjoying a southern outlook. In all 0.8 acre. Further land and former stable yard of about 4.9 acres, available by separate negotiation.


Reception Hall • Drawing Room • Dining Room

Kitchen/Breakfast Room • Sitting Room • Rear Hall

Utility Room • Cloakroom

Master Bedroom with en suite Bathroom

Further 4 bedrooms • Family Bathroom

2 Secondary Bedrooms • Attic


Bed/Sitting Room • Kitchen • Wet Room

Garden • Parking • Outbuilding with former stabling

Small Paddock

In all about 0.8 acre (0.32 hectare)

Also available

Adjacent field and former stable yard

About 4.9 aces (1.98 ha)

Leasehold - See note

Old Parsonage Farmhouse is a particularly appealing and distinctive village house. It is listed Grade ll and is believed to date from the late 17th century together with a more recent extension which is currently a self-contained annexe. Original features include some high ceilings, fine open fireplaces and flagstone floors. The house will benefit from updating. It offers adaptable accommodation as the annexe could easily be incorporated within the house.

A five bar gate opens to the gravel driveway to the west side of the house providing direct access to the integral garage and parking. An attractive brick wall fronting the road has a pedestrian gate which leads to the porch and front door. The main garden lies to the rear of the house with a paved terrace and borders, an ornamental pond and lawn interspersed with trees. The terrace continues around to the east side of the house with further beds, pergola and lawn, mainly bounded to the rear by hedging and with a young beech hedge/fencing to the front. Summerhouse.

Greenhouse. Old garden shed. Oil tank. To the far end of the driveway is a substantial timber outbuilding currently used for storage and incorporates three former stables. There is a small area of paddock adjacent to the east side of the garden.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil-fired boiler.


An adjacent field and former stable yard of about 4.9 acres

(1.98 ha) are available by separate negotiation.

Leasehold 99 years from the original lease dated 20th November

1973 with an annual rent of £10 pa.

Please contact the agents for further details.

Local Authority

Dorset Council

Tel: Solicitors

Porter Dodson

Ref: M Wilson Dewlish is a popular village, being in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, set amidst the rolling downland of central Dorset. There is a church and the acclaimed ‘The Oak’ public house in the village. Milborne St Andrew has a village store, first school, public house, doctor’s surgery and church. The larger village of Puddletown has a modern doctor’s surgery, first (new) and middle schools, store/post office, veterinary surgery, public house and church. Dorchester, Blandford and Sherborne offer a large selection of shops, recreational, educational and cultural facilities.

Dorchester and Sherborne have mainline railway connections to London/Waterloo. There are a number of well-regarded public schools in the area including Bryanston, Canford, Milton Abbey, Leweston and the Sherborne schools; Hanford, Sunninghill, Sandroyd, Port Regis, Leweston and Sherborne at preparatory level. This part of the county is renowned for its sporting and leisure pursuits which include golf at the Dorset Golf & Country

Club, Isle of Purbeck, Dorchester (two clubs) and Sherborne, sailing and water sports at Poole and Weymouth and along the glorious World Heritage designated Jurassic coastline, walking and riding over the surrounding countryside.

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