Corscombe, Dorchester £650,000

Sold STC
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Set on the edge of the sought after village of Corscombe, Knapp Cottage, a stone house under a thatched roof, boasts an enviable position set in grounds of over an acre with lovely rural outlooks. The house, which is in need of refurbishment, dates back to 1532 and offers a wealth of charm and period features worthy of its Grade II listing status. There is a detached timber double garage with studio over, offering an ideal space for storage and to work from home.


A modern extension, via a thatched porch, houses the spacious kitchen with superb full height vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. Hand made dressers offer traditional storage in addition to fitted kitchen cabinets with a Belfast sink and space for a range cooker. A walk in larder offers yet more storage and a useful cold slab. Ample space is available for informal dining. Formal dining is found next to the kitchen in the dining room with dual aspect windows, exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace, a window seat and a stable door to the garden. . The sitting room has an inglenook fireplace, window seat, mullion windows and exposed ceiling beams. There is a useful utility space beyond the drawing room with shower, WC and space for a washing machine.


Upstairs are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. All have exposed beams and many of the rooms enjoy outlooks onto the garden and farmland beyond.


18' 0'' x 18' 0'' (5.49m x 5.49m)

A detached timber framed garage provides ample parking for 2 vehicles with double doors onto the driveway, with further parking for 2 cars. There is a large, light and useful studio space above the garage which could be used for home working and office space.


Knapp Cottage is surrounded by a third of an acre of gardens, mainly laid to lawn, with mature flower borders, and a sunny patio the paddock itself amounts to an acre and offers a right of access via the bridleway to the side of the house.

Services and Thatch

The property is serviced by mains drainage and water and oil fired central heating. The property was completely re-thatched in ........

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  • Detached House
  • 1 acre paddock
  • Gardens
  • Driveway
  • Double garage and studio
  • Four bedrooms
  • Lovely outlooks
  • Grade II Listed
Dorchester DT2 0PA
County: Dorset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: BEA00521
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