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Dorset island hideaway for sale

Swineham Farm is a unique farmhouse dating back to the 1950s is a remarkable waterside location in Dorset. The house, which is located on the Bestwall peninsula, is surrounded by water and benefits from stunning views in all directions. The property has an entrance hall, drawing room, study/family room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, master bedroom suite, four further bedrooms and two further bathrooms.

* Luxury property for sale in Dorset

The interior of the property has undergone substantial renovations as recently as last year, and makes a perfect family home. Outside is a large two-bedroom bungalow with planning permission, and a large brick barn and a range of smaller stone barns which form a courtyard adjacent to the property (and are in need of repair).

The property comes with around five acres of land surrounded by the extensive lakes, and also has shared mooring on the River Frome with access to Poole harbour. The gardens include a suntrap made of Purbeck stone and lawns interspersed with mixed trees and shrubs, and also a small kitchen garden. There is also a substantial fenced paddock to the north of the house.

The property is just half a mile from Wareham which has a wide range of amenities, and Poole, Bournemouth and Dorchester are all easily accessible while the mainline rail service from Wareham to London Waterloo takes around 2.5 hours.

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The guide price for Swineham Farm is £1,700,000. For further information please telephone Knight Frank on 01935 812 236 or visit  

* Luxury property for sale in Dorset