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Pretty Dorset family house

Cosmore Farmhouse is a Grade II listed period property near Sherbourne in Dorset. Constructed of rendered and colourwashed elevations under a thatched roof, the house has brick chimneys and a single storey timber clad and thatched extension on the western elevation.

Inside the house has a period feel with exposed beams, a large brick and stone inglenook fireplace with bread oven and bressamer beam, window seats and exposed wooden floorboards. Upstairs, the master bedroom has a new ensuite bathroom, while the house also offers three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom

Accommodation in full comprises: lobby, living room, kitchen/dining room, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

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The main range of outbuildings lies on one side of the driveway with a single storey rendered and colourwashed and timber building with clay tiled roof providing storage and four stables. Outside the drive is flanked on one side by a large pond with an island and willow trees

The main area of formal garden lies on the south side and comprises a large expanse of level lawn. The kitchen garden lies close to the parking area and the outdoor swimming pool has paved surrounds. A large timber pergola leads from the pool area to the house. The grounds come to over four acres.

The next door village of Glanvilles Wootton is around a mile from Cosmore Farmhouse, and shopping, business and recreational facilities are found in the Abbey town of Sherborne which is around seven miles. Dorchester is about 12 miles.

The guide price is £695,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01935 812 236 or visit

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