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16th century cottage in Dorset for sale

Glebe Cottage is a traditional period cottage, listed Grade II, which has been sympathetically extended and restored, sitting in an acre of pretty gardens.

The house offers complete privacy just a few miles from Dorchester, it is the former rectory to the nearby parish church. Accommodation maintains many good period features alongside high quality modern additions. Particularly charming is the very large family kitchen/breakfast room which forms the focal point of the house.


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There are also three reception rooms, cloakroom and reception hall, and upstairs the master bedroom suite, second bedroom suite and two further bedrooms, plus a family bathroom.

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Outside the acre of gardens is well established, and provide a wonderful secluded space. Well stocked herbaceous borders and an extensive lawn are complimented by a woodland walk; a good number of mature trees include Magnolia, Eucalyptus and Blue Cedar. A studio/home office in the garden is a useful space and a pretty garden room, as well as a garden shed, greenhouse and a log store.

Woodsford is a Dorset hamlet just five miles east of Dorchester known for both its fine Parish Church and 14th century castle – reputedly the oldest thatched castle in England. Weymouth, where some Olympic sailing events are to take place, is just 11 miles.

The guide price is £1,050,000. For further information please contact Savills on 01722 426 815 or visit

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