Manor Farm is a handsome Grade II Listed house in a charming hamlet in West Dorset. Situated well away from main roads and close by the church the house offers a wealth of period features, 4 reception rooms, kitchen with Aga, 7 bedrooms and 3 modern bathrooms.  Outside are mature gardens, a small paddock, garaging/storage and an 18th Century Tithe barn.  For those with equestrian interest’s further land could be made available.

The village of Evershot is nearby with a primary school, village shop, The Acorn pub and Summer Lodge for those looking for fine dining.  The pretty market town of Beaminster with its individual shops, galleries and the new Wild Garlic restaurant run by Master Chef Winner, Matt Folas is about 7miles.  Then there is West Dorset’s beautiful coastline and lovely beaches like Burton Bradstock within half an hour.

Perrot Hill Preparatory school, the Sherborne Schools and St Anthony’s Leweston are all within half an hours drive.  Further afield are Millfield, Bryanston and the Bruton schools.

The house is let unfurnished from August 2009 for a minimum term of one year at a rent of £2,450 per calendar month. Contact Symonds & Sampson (01305 261171; www.symondsandsampson.co.uk)