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Grade II listed Dorset family property

Priors Cleve is a fine, Grade II listed property believed to date from the 17th century with some later additions (a shoe was found behind one fireplace dating back to Cronwell) in the village of Yetminster, near Sherborne in Dorset. The property is an impressive family house with all modern amenities in a fantastic position.

Interal period features include an oak panelled hall, fine open stone fireplaces, flag floors and exposed beams.

The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, and upstairs are the master bedroom with dressing room and four further bedrooms with two further bathrooms and a second-floor studio/bedroom six.


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There are secluded grounds surrounding the house amounting to around half an acre, and the gardens are attractive and well-stocked, and include a kitchen garden area. The outbuildings include a double garage with an adjacent store together with a number of garden stores.

The house is in Yetminster, which has a parish church, doctor’s surgery, village shop, post office, primary school and pub while nearby Yeovil and Sherborne, both six miles distant, provide more extensive amenities as well as train lines to London in just over two hours.

The guide price is £850,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01935 812236  or visit

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