Saddle Street, Thorncombe, Dorset, TA20


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming Grade II Listed character cottage with equine facilities, ancillary accommodation and stunning rural views.


Saddle Street Farm is an exceptional listed property with an abundance of charm and character which sits in an elevated position, enjoying splendid far reaching views across the surrounding countryside and generous cottage proportions with good head height in the majority of the accommodation. The host of character features includes an inglenook fireplace and window seats, and the main house offers plenty of ground floor accommodation having the capability of offering a 'future proof' ground floor bedroom and bathroom. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a bathroom, the other an en-suite shower. The house is presented in excellent order throughout and suits modern living despite having a rich history.


The converted barn/ ancillary accommodation comprises a two bedroom contemporary annexe with exposed beams and a substantial open plan vaulted ceiling and fully fitted kitchen area, to the rear of which is a bathroom and ground floor bedroom, and a second bedroom on the first floor. Currently used as a Yoga studio and therapy room, the annexe could offer excellent income potential or ancillary accommodation subject to any necessary consents. The annexe is currently classed as domestic for rating purposes and therefore has a separate council tax band.


The grounds total approximately 5.5 acres of garden and paddocks, including a swimming pool with a state of the art walk on cover. The land sits behind the house and to the side where there is a sweeping approach to the property and ample parking and space to turn vehicles. A barn, currently used for stabling, sits at the top of the drive keeping any associated noise at a discreet distance from the house whilst keeping your horses near. Closer to the main house there is a substantial barn with an open ended section that has planning permission for a replacement building to provide rural employment (planning ref: WD/D/17/001747.


There are further useful outbuildings including a two-room Summerhouse with power, water and telephone supplied, and an old cider shed. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of well planted borders. There are terraced seating areas from which to enjoy the views or entertain outside and poolside.


Set in the heart of the rolling West Dorset countryside in an idyllic, yet accessible position, the village of Thorncombe offers local amenities including a post office/shop and primary school. Crewkerne is 6.2 miles to the north, with a good range of local shops and a weekly market, as well as a mainline railway station to London Waterloo and Exeter. There is access to the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis, which has a well-known secondary school and is within easy reach of the renowned Colyton Grammar School. There are international airports at Exeter (29 miles) and Bristol (57 miles).


Private water. Drainage. Oil Fired Central Heating. Mains electrics.


Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000.


From Thorncombe proceed along the High Street and on to Fore Street. Shortly after leaving the main village turn right onto Saddle street and continue along the lane. The property can be found after a short distance on the right.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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