The Mill House is an exceptional period property on the edge of the very pretty Dorset village of Abbotsbury. The property was built in the mid-17th century and was originally a working mill which was converted around 30 years ago and sits in a peaceful valley overlooking farmland and the sea beyond.

The house itself still has its original wooden crown wheel for the mill, some lovely ceiling timbers and deep window ledges. The master bedroom is a bright, spacious vaulted room over two levels with a fine exposed ceiling and an en-suite bathroom.

Accommodation comprises: hall, cloakroom, kitchen, sitting room, master bedroom suite, two further bedrooms and a second bathroom.

Outside the house the lawn is bordered by the pretty mill stream which gives way to open farmland. The garden has a wealth of mature trees including Ash, Beech, Willow, Scots Pine and a number of fruit trees. To the rear of the property is a stone terrace and a timber home office with power and light.

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The Mill House sits down a secluded lane on the outskirts of Abbotsbury, a Dorset village famous for its Swannery and its sub-tropical gardens and is just a mile from the stunning coast, and in particular¬† Chesil Beach which is now a World Heritage Site. The local community is thriving and amenities from shopping to schooling are all easily available. Dorchester, Weymouth and Bridport are all within ten miles’ drive.

The guide price is £750,000. For further information please contact Jackson-Stops & Staff on 01305 262123 or visit www.jackson-stops.co.uk.

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