Athelhampton Road, Puddletown, Dorchester

5 Bed Cottage - Detached

Key Points

Reception Rooms

Offers in excess of £675,000

Property Overview

This spacious four-bedroomed Grade II listed detached family cottage is favourably situated in Puddletown with accommodation comprising of a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, ground floor bathroom and shower room. The property benefits from a separate annex and workshop. The home also offers a spacious driveway allowing 4/5 cars, garage and an allocated parking space.
Property Description


Nestled in the Piddle Valley, the village of Puddletown boasts a range of local facilities, including St Mary’s Church, a wonderful village shop with Post Office, The Blue Vinney public house, GP Surgery with Pharmacy, a vets, a book shop and access to Puddletown forest for walking. The county town of Dorchester is approximately 5 miles to the south and provides an extensive range of shopping, business and recreational facilities. Other towns within easy reach include the coastal town of Weymouth, about 13 miles, Sherborne, about 18 miles and Blandford Forum, about 12 miles. Puddletown is host to two well received schools, Puddletown First School and Puddletown Middle school and the village is also within the catchment for Thomas Hardye School, Dorchester.

Key Features

Entrance to the property is gained via a wooden door to the hallway featuring a Flagstone flooring. Stairs rise to the first floor.

The dual aspect sitting room benefits from secondary glazing and French doors provide access to the rear garden. There is an attractive electric log burning effect fire and an existing flue provides potential for a real wood burning stove should any owner desire. Steps either side of the chimney breast leads to a study area with rear and south aspect windows.

The dining room offers wood effect flooring and features exposed wooden beams. The room is also furnished with a gas fire with wooden surround and mantle.

The modern fitted kitchen has tiled flooring and is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units with granite worksurface over. There is a stainless steel 1 ½ sink and drainer with mixer tap and further space for appliances. The room dimensions allow ample room for a breakfast table.

The ground floor bathroom, with exposed wooden floorboards, is furnished with a suite comprising a free-standing roll top bath, WC and wash hand basin with storage below. There is a heated towel rail and a cupboard housing a gas boiler and there is space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Situated on the first floor are four bedrooms with the main bedroom offering exposed wooden floorboards and fitted wardrobes. There is secondary glazing to all front aspect bedrooms.

The shower room is fully tiled and fitted with a corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin with storage below, WC and heated towel rail.

Externally there is a workshop the current owners rent out and a one bed studio annexe with shower room. The property offers a garden area laid to both patio area and lawn and there is gated parking for 4/5 cars.

Room Dimensions

Agents Notes

A new boiler was installed in Dec 2022.
House thatch was completed in 2012. A new ridge is due.
All extension work to the property was completed in 2021.
Woodwork and external decoration was carried out in August 2022.
There is a ‘well’ situated under the rear patio.
There is elapsed planning permission for two properties.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Local Authorities

Dorset Council
County Hall
Colliton Park

01305 211970

We are advised that the council tax band is Main house is E.
Annexe is A


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


No EPC found