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Idyllic Dorset cottage for sale

This pretty stone cottage has lots of period charm, and is located near Corfe Castle

Rickett’s Farm Cottage is a pretty period Isle of Purbeck property which is listed Grade II and sits within easy range of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. Dating back to the 17th century, the house was originally two cottages and a stable, and is constructed of stone walls under a stone slate roof with a porch, gabled roof and a striking oak front door.

Period features include exposed beams, two inglenook fireplaces and a bread oven. Accommodation comprises the entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, four bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room.

Outside, the cottage is set in pretty landscaped gardens which are set out as a series of sheltered grass terraces planted with mature trees and shrubs. Immediately behind the cottage are views to the downland behind, which includes a Neolithic long barrow and Bronze Age mounds.

The cottage is located just two-and-a-half miles from Corfe Castle and just over four miles from Studland Bay. Dorchester is 23 miles.

The guide price is £725,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01935 812 236 or visit

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