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The Court House is an attractive village property with separate detached bungalow within easy reach of Sherborne. Grade II listed, the property is believed to date from the 17th century, with later additions and some good period features remain, including ceiling timbers, period fireplaces and oak floorboards.

Reception rooms are full of charm and very good for entertaining, while the kitchen/dining room is extremely well equipped, and has French doors out to the terrace; the master bedroom suite and three further bedrooms (one currently used as a dressing room) are upstairs, alongside the family bathroom.

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Accommodation in total comprises: hall, sitting room, drawing room, kitchen/dining room, master bedroom suite, family bathroom and three other bedrooms.

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Orchard Cottage is a detached bungalow next to the main house with two bedrooms and excellent potential as guest accommodation or as a granny annexe.

The principal outbuilding comprises a triple garage and to the rear of the building is an artist’s studio with vaulted ceiling and three pairs of French windows. 
The gardens lie towards the rear of the house and the cottage: lawns are flanked by herbaceous borders with mixed shrubs and trees, a large stone paved terrace has a flight of steps up to the main lawn, and a kitchen garden is surrounded by lavender borders. In addition, a soft fruit cage has many productive bushes and the lily pond is fenced for safety.

The Court House is located just one mile from Yetminster which has a number of shops and a public house. Yeovil is just five miles and has further amenities. Sherborne, with its rail line into London, is six miles.

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

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