Cheselbourne, Dorchester

4 Bed House - Detached

Key Points

Reception Rooms

Guide price £550,000

Property Overview

This delightful family home is favourably situated within the picturesque village of Cheselbourne, set within attractive grounds in which to enjoy its peaceful and tranquil setting. This generous two bedroom detached property with further loft room (currently used by the current owners as a bedroom) enjoys a wealth of light and spacious accommodation that is well presented throughout. The property also boasts a two bedroom self contained annexe, offering the opportunity for separate multi-generational/guest accommodation. In addition to its favourable size and location, the property benefits from a garage and further off road parking. EPC rating is D for the main residence and E for the Annexe.


Cheselbourne is a popular mid Dorset village which has a thriving primary school and church. Dorchester is about 9 miles away, with a comprehensive range of shops as well as cultural, recreational and educational facilities together with the mainline railway station to London (Waterloo). Blandford and Sherborne with its abbey are about 10 and 15 miles respectively. Puddletown, about 3 miles, has first and middle schools as well as a village shop/post office, modern doctors surgery and other amenities. Ansty is also about 2 miles with a farm shop/sub post office and The Fox Inn.

Key Features

Entrance to the property is gained via a generous hallway that sets the tone for the rest of the property, with generous room sized and plentiful natural light creating an open and spacious feel.

The sitting room enjoys generous dimensions and receives natural light gained via a large bay window and a set of patio doors that provide direct access to the garden. The room is finished in neutral décor and features a central stone fireplace with wood burning fire.

The kitchen is well appointed, lending itself perfectly to modern living. The room is fitted with a selection of integral appliances including a single oven and electric hob with extractor hood over together with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with work surface over. Space is provided for additional appliances.

Stairs rise to the first floor where a spacious landing provides access to three good size bedrooms and the family bathroom, tastefully fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin, a corner bath with shower attachment and a separate shower cubicle.

The property boasts a self contained annex that is accessed via a private porch. There are two generous reception rooms, two bedrooms, a well appointed kitchen and a bathroom.

Externally there is an attractive enclosed garden to the rear that is laid predominately to lawn with a patio area abutting the property that provides the ideal space for alfresco dining. Flower bed borders house a wide variety of mature plants and shrubs.

Room Dimensions

Sitting Room

5.74m x 3.61m (18'10" x 11'10")


5.31m x 3.28m (17'05" x 10'09")


3.30m x 1.78m (10'10" x 5'10")

Bedroom One

5.74m x 3.61m (18'10" x 11'10")

Bedroom Two

5.64m x 3.28m (18'06" x 10'09")

Loft Room

5.26m x 2.11m plus dressing area (17'03" x 6'11"



3.15m x 2.44m (10'04" x 8'0")

Sitting Room

6.55m max x 3.61m max (21'06" max x 11'10" max)

Dining Room

4.01m max x 3.86m max (13'02" max x 12'08" max)

Bedroom One

4.85m max x 3.23m max (15'11" max x 10'07" max)

Bedroom Two

3.25m x 2.77m (10'08" x 9'01")

Agent Notes

We are advised there is a right for shared access to the property and, if and when required, a contribution is necessary to maintain and repair this shared access. The vendor has never been requested for payment to date.
Access to the septic tank is located on neighbouring land.


Mains, electricity and water are connected. Oil fired central heating. The septic tank for the property is located on neighbouring property.

Local Authorities

Dorset Council
County Hall
Colliton Park

Tel: 01305 211970

We are advised that the council tax band is F for the main residence and A for the annexe.


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers
Tel: 01305 340860