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Old mill house in Dorset for sale

The Mill House is a substantial Georgian property built in the 18th century which was originally a water-driven corn mill. Subsequently extended and renovated, the property now offers spacious accommodation in a beautiful part of the west country with some interesting period features including original wood panelling and open fireplaces.

The reception hallway has a magnificent galleried landing and the adjacent Cedar Room has cedar panelling, an impressive timber ceiling and a grand fireplace with decorative wood carvings. Upstairs there are potentially nine bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor. There are two kitchens, making potential for an annexe for guest or staff accommodation.

Accommodation in total comprises: reception hall, sitting room, drawing room, two kitchens, dining room, cloakroom, and nine bedrooms with two bathrooms.


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Outside are three acres of gardens and grounds. Immediately to the rear is a large private lawn with further lawn at the front. The remainder of the grounds are made up of mature woodland which runs along either side of the stream, originally the power source for the mill.

The Mill House is situated in a picturesque wooded dell known locally as Chewton Bunny, situated within a short walk from Highcliffe Beach. Highcliffe itself has a good range of local amenities and offers wonderful walking along the coastline.

The guide price is £1,850,000. For further information please contact Winkworth on 01425 270 055 or visit

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