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Grade II* Georgian rectory for sale in Dorset

Spetisbury Hall is a Grade II* listed property which was completely refurbished in 2004. The property dates back to 1716, when it was built as a rectory, with further alternations were carried out in the 1800s.

The house benefits from large sash windows with shutters, high ceilings, well proportioned rooms and an abundance of period features including an impressive oak staircase to the first floor. The drawing room, which is panelled, has access via double doors to the dining room which is perfect for entertaining and the study has wonderful views across the garden and across the water meadows beyond. All of the principal bedrooms on the first floor are of superb proportions with double aspects, and the second and lower ground floors provide extra accommodation and kitchen areas which are accessed by a separate staircase.

The accommodation comprises in total: entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, two studies, living/day room, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, utility room, two store rooms, playroom/store, cellar, master bedroom suite and seven further bedrooms plus two further bathrooms and shower rooms.


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There are partially walled formal gardens outside which flow from the house down to a tributary of the River Stour which is crossed via a beautiful brick bridge with a date stamp of 1723. The carrier runs all the way along the north eastern boundary and double and single bank fishing are included in the sale. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with some impressive mature trees. The property comes with 4.34 acres of land in total.

The A31 is just four miles distant with Bournemouth Airport 13 miles; Waterloo is just 2 hours 25 minutes from Wareham train station, seven miles from the house.

The guide price is £1,850,000. For further information contact Smiths Gore on 01962 857429 or visit

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