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A Grade II listed property believed to date from the 17th century, The Court House  is country property located in Ryme Intrinseca near Sherborne in Dorset.

Constructed of stone elevations under a mainly thatched roof with brick chimneys and lead light windows, the exterior is very pretty, while inside the sitting room has ceiling timbers and window seats, and an inglenook fireplaces. The drawing room also has an open fireplace, and oak floorboards. The sitting room has a stone hearth with wood burning stove, French windows to rear garden and fitted cupboards.

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The kitchen/dining room has oak wall and base units and an Aga, as well as French windows onto the terrace. Upstairs are the master bedroom suite and three further bedrooms, plus a family bathroom.

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Outside is Orchard Cottage, a detached bungalow which could make the perfect granny annexe or office. The main gardens lie behind both the main house and the cottage and include the stone-paved terrace and an area of lawn interspersed with fruit trees. The kitchen garden area is surrounded by lavender borders and there is a pretty fenced pond with lilies.

The principal outbuilding comprises a triple garage, wine store and extensive boarded roof space; at the rear is a large artists studio which has French windows out to a side terrace.

The Court House is located in the village of Ryme Intrinseca which is just a mile from Yetminster, and six miles from Sherborne in Dorset.

The guide price is £1,100,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01935 812 236 or visit

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