A characterful Grade II Listed four bedroom detached farmhouse set in grounds of approximately 2.3 acres. The property has enormous potential for improvement and is situated in a fantastic tucked away location in a pretty Dorset village.
A wooden door leads into a stone porch with a window to the side which in turn leads into the dining room.
The dining room has a window to the front with a window seat, stairs rising to the first floor with under stairs cupboard, radiator and an Inglenook fireplace. From the dining room is access into the kitchen, study and sitting room.
The sitting room has windows to the front and rear, both with window seats, exposed stone walls, a radiator and a fireplace. The study also has a window to the front with a window seat and recess shelving.
The kitchen has two windows to the rear and is fitted with a selection of wall, base and drawer units, a breakfast bar, one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer, space and connections for a dishwasher, fridge and an electric cooker. There is also a radiator and a door leading through to the utility room.
With windows to the rear and side, the utility room has a stainless steel sink with drainer, radiator and space and connections for a washing machine and fridge/freezer. A door provides rear access to the garden.
To the first floor is a landing with loft access, an airing cupboard, built in wardrobes and a window to the rear. The master bedroom has a stone mullion window to the front, fitted wardrobes and a door into the ‘Jack & Jill’ bathroom.
The bathroom, which can be accessed via the landing or bedroom one has a window to the rear, radiator, wash hand basin, WC and bath.
The three further bedrooms all have windows, fitted wardrobes and radiators. There is also another bathroom which has an obscured window to the rear, radiator, WC, wash hand basin and a bath with a shower over.
The grounds are mostly laid to lawn with a large variety of mature shrubs and trees. There is a long drive leading to two large barns whilst beyond that are further grounds with a good variety of outbuildings, including a stone shed or Bothay, by the back door and a concrete base for an old dairy shed approximately 12’ x 20’.
Leigh is ideally situated for access to Sherborne with its superb schools (Leweston is particularly accessible), and the A30, A303 and A37 are all within an easy drive. Communications to the area are excellent with mainline railway stations at Sherborne on the Exeter to Waterloo line or Chetnole on the Cardiff/ Bristol/Bath to Weymouth line. The area is particularly noted for the quality of its schools, both state and private, in particular the Sherborne Boys and Girls schools, The Gryphon School and Leweston. The nearest primary school is in Yetminster.