Toller Porcorum, Dorchester £695,000

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A 3 bed detached period former school house with colourwashed elevations under a slate roof with range of garaging and outbuildings with gardens and woodland, extending in all to just under an acre in a village location.
The property was built in 1774 as the local School with adjoining Master's house. It comprises a detached Grade II Listed house with adjoining large gardens, extensive woodland glade, part of the former railway line, a meandering river in the basin of the grounds, garage and adjoining carport with additional parking. There are two workshops affording potential (subject to any necessary consents) and there is a range of woodsheds and stores.
Recent improvements have included ,re-plumbing (approx 5 years ago) including a new oil-fired boiler with oil tank and radiators together with a replacement pressurised hot water cylinder. However, the kitchen and sanitary fittings require updating together with general cosmetic improvement.

Entrance Hall
Radiator, stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room
Dual aspect, oak flooring, 2 radiators and Esse multi fuel fire.

Dining Room
Dual aspect, 2 radiators. Door to garden.

Range of floor and eye level cupboards and drawers, double bowl sink unit, radiator, tiled floor and splashbacks.

Radiator. Fitted storage unit.

Utility Room/cloakroom
Hand basin and low level w/c. Radiator and plumbing for washing machine.

First Floor

2 Radiators.

Bedroom One
Wardrobe, 2 radiators, dual aspect.

Bedroom Two
2 Radiator, wardrobe.

Bedroom Three
Radiator, wash hand basin. Airing cupboard.

Panelled bath, low level w/c and hand basin.


Attached Workshops
There are 2 workshops accessed from the kitchen, one of which houses the oil fired boiler.

Single Garage and carport with 2 stores behind.

There is a gated driveway leading to the rear of the property and a side pedestrian gate opening to a patio pathway extending along the frontage with adjoining rose and herbaceous bed and giving access to the front door.

Immediately to the rear is a GAZEBO and SUMMERHOUSE/CHALET adjoining the lawns which comprise well established bushes and spring bulbs and flowers.

Adjoining the driveway is a double wooden-doored GARAGE with pitched slate roof and adjoining CARPORT. There are also TRAILER STORES and a GREENHOUSE with compost area and adjoining cold frames.

The woodland glade extends to the north-east side and has a variety of mature trees including beech and ash and provides a further range of sheds for wood storage and has the river running through it. The owner has informed us that, occasionally, the gardens are liable to flooding.

Adjoining this area is a gravelled pathway extending from the east side of the property with arbored entrance and providing cultivated areas. There is also a shed housing the oil tank.

The grounds include a section of the old railway line running through and the adjoining railway bridge is owned by The British Railways Board who are responsible for its maintenance.

Mains water.
Mains electricity.
Mains drainage.
Telephone connection maintained by Openreach/BT.

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Grade 2 Listed
  • Village location
  • Workshops and garages
  • Formal gardens
  • Area of woodland with stream
  • Total area approaching 1 acre

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Toller Porcorum
Dorchester DT2 0DN
Sale Type: For Sale
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