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Attractive village house in Dorset for sale

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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