Corscombe, Dorchester, DT2

Under Offer ££735,000 Guide

Key Features

About This Property

A delightful residential opportunity comprising a character, period property in a private and beautiful rural setting located at the end of a no-through lane with large garden, outbuildings offering potential. Additional land available by separate negotiation. In total extending to 2.27 acres (0.92 Ha) or thereabouts. Additional land extending to 9 acres or thereabouts available.

Crockermoor Farm occupies an enviable, rural location situated on the South Somerset/West Dorset borders, enjoying wonderful views over the surrounding West Dorset countryside. The property is situated between the villages of Halstock and Corscombe and lies approximately 6 miles due south of the commercial centre of Yeovil, approximately 16 miles north west of the county town of Dorchester. It enjoys good communications with the A37, located some 2 miles due east, linking Dorchester and Yeovil.

The plot is surrounded by delightful open countryside, comprising rolling pasture and arable land, providing many opportunities for walking and riding. The nearby villages of Halstock and Corscombe provide a church, public house, village hall and playing fields. The nearby towns of Yeovil and Dorchester provide a wide range of amenities including mainline railway stations with regular services to London Waterloo. Sutton Bingham reservoir is located within close proximity which provides recreational activities including sailing and fishing.

Crockermoor Farm comes to the open market for the first time in over 100 years, offering a purchaser a rare opportunity to acquire a detached period home, set amongst rolling West Dorset countryside and having no immediate neighbours. This appealing thatched cottage (not listed) comprises a beamed Sitting Room with inglenook fireplace and woodburner, a large Dining Room that features bi-fold doors opening to a substantial Conversatory/Day Room that was added in recent times, benefitting from heat reflecting glass and affording delightful rural views. Further on the ground floor is a large Kitchen/Breakfast Room that features an oil fired Aga, a rear Porch, Utility Room and a ground floor Bathroom.
On the first floor are four Bedrooms and a shared bathroom. The property is double glazed throughout and warmed by an oil fired central heating system. Underfloor heating has been incorporated within both the Dining Room and the Conservatory/Day Room.

The property is approached from the Halstock road over a concrete and tarmacadam driveway (right of way) which leads to an electric timber gate. Beyond which is the entrance to the property.
A tarmacadam driveway leads to a large concrete yard area to the rear of the house. The delightful gardens are mainly to the front of the property, which are mainly laid to lawn, bounded by broadleaf hedgerows on the southern boundary, timber rail fencing along the northern boundary and by a stream which forms the eastern boundary. The gardens are an important feature of the property and have been planted up with a variety of mature broadleaf and coniferous trees and shrubs, greenhouse, oil tank.

Located on the northern side of the yard area are a range of traditional and modern buildings offering enormous potential for conversion to a number of uses including possible holiday let, ancillary accommodation, stabling or commercial use.

Stables/Store Room constructed of natural stone beneath a tiled roof with brick quoin (37’5” x 14’6”) with concrete floor.
Loft over
Lean-to constructed of block beneath a CI roof (37’9” x 9’7”) open fronted
Garage/Stores (39’2” x 18’) (former cowstalls) stone and block beneath a profile sheeted roof, currently providing garaging and wood store.
Adjoining Machinery Store (29’11” x 17’3”) with mezzanine floor (storage only) including workbench, concrete floor, constructed of block under a profile insulated roof.
Solar panels are owned, located to the north of the building.

There is a small adjoining paddock area which currently lies un-fenced as it is utilised by the adjoining farmer, with the stream forming its eastern boundary. In total the property extends to 2.27 acres (0.92 Ha) or thereabouts.

Additional Land
To the south of the property, accessed beside the driveway entrance is a gently sloping block of pasture land in two enclosures, in total extending to 9 acres or thereabouts.

Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

Tenure and Possession
The land is of freehold tenure with vacant possession.

Farmhouse—mains water and electricity, private drainage.

Farm Buildings—mains water and electricity
Land—mains water to troughs on the land

Local Authority & Outgoings
West Dorset District Council
South Walks House
South Walks Road
Council Tax Band – F

Town & Country Planning
The property, notwithstanding any description contained within these particulars, is sold subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme, Resolution Notice, which may be or may come to be in force and also subject to any statutory provision or Bye-laws without any obligation on the part of the vendor to specify them.

Sporting Rights
The sporting and mineral rights are included

Rights of Way, Easements etc
The farmhouse is accessed over a right of way via the neighbouring farm buildings. There is an agreement to put in an alternative driveway to the property if required. Further details from the selling agents.

A footpath traverses the property. Other than this the property is sold, as far as required by the vendor, will be conveyed, subject to all rights of way, easements and way leaves of telegraph poles, stays and wires, electric pylons, cables, water and gas pipes at present erected on and passing over or under the property and subject to the agreements affecting the same (if any).

From Yeovil take the A37 towards Dorchester. After approximately 1 mile take the turning on the right hand side to Halstock. Proceed through the village and after approximately 1 mile take the turning left and follow the track to the left for approximately 1/2 mile past the farm, where the entrance to the property will be found at the end.
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