The Court House is a Grade II listed period house dating back to the 17th century with later additions. Built of stone elevations under a mainly thatched roof with brick chimneys and lead light windows, it’s a typical Dorset village house of the period.

Inside, period features include timbered ceilings, an inglenook fireplace and wooden floorboards. The reception rooms are elegant and ideal for entertaining; bedroom accommodation is found upstairs.

Accommodation in total comprises: hall, sitting room, drawing room, kitchen/diining room, master bedroom suite and two further bedrooms, plus bedroom four and a family bathroom.

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Outside is Orchard Cottage, a detached bungalow with two/three bedrooms and a well fitted-kitchen, sitting room and family bathroom.

The main gardens lie to the rear of the property and include a large stone-paved terrace and a lawn flanked by herbaceous borders. Trees include apples, pears plums and walnuts, and a kitchen garden is surrounded by lavender. The pond is surrounded by lilies, while a large artist’s studio sits at the rear of the principal outbuilding.

The Court House is located just a mile outside Yetminster which has a number of shops and a pub. A wider range of shopping is available at Sherborne, which is six miles while Yeovil is around five miles.

The guide price is £925,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01935 812 236 or visit

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  • Louise Rex

    Dear Editor

    I have two questions the first is who does the checking of the article for spelling mistakes, as there is one typing mistake in the Dorset house advertisement. Secondly what do the initials mean at the end of the house for sale .

    Louise Rex
    Tasmania Australia