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Very pretty Dorset village house for sale

Tenny’s Court  is an attractive four-bedroom Grade II listed property sits within the Dorset village of Marnhull. The house is believed to date back to the 16th century with later additions in the 18th and 20th centuries.

The property is constructed of brick elevations under a predominantly thatched roof and has a charming front parch. Inside the house requires some modernisation but will do very well as a family house.

Period features include extensive exposed ceiling timbers and open fireplaces. The drawing room is particularly charming and the kitchen/breakfast room is spacious and well-equipped. Upstairs are four bedrooms and a family bathroom.


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Outside the principal formal garden lies at the rear and the lawn is level and surrounded by mixed herbaceous borders a further area has two small ornamental ponds and a paved terrace with roses and lavender borders.

Tenny’s Court is situated in the Dorset village of Marnhull which has an excellent range of local facilities including a number of shops; more extensive amenities are to be found at Sturminster Newton. Mainline trains go to London from Sherborne. The area is well known for its good schools and there is golf and national hunt racing and the Jurassic Coast is easily reached.  

The guide price is £795,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01935 812236 or visit

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