Orchard Close, Sydling St. Nicholas, Dorchester, Dorset DT2
£400,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
For sale by informal tender 12 noon 31st may.

This three bedroom detached bungalow is located towards the heart of the popular village of Sydling St. Nicholas and enjoys views over the surrounding countryside.

Needing some modernisation, the property is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and just a short walk from the village church and pub - The Greyhound.

Accommodation comprising; an entrance porch which leads the hallway with storage cupboards and doors leading into through good size bedrooms and sitting/dining room. A small extension at the end of the sitting room, the garden room, has sliding doors out to the garden.

Off the sitting room is the kitchen which has a range of wall and floor mounted units with space for white goods.

A covered alley provides access to the front and rear garden and garage.

Outside, the property has a front garden with flower borders and access to the side and rear garden.

The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn with mature flower and shrub borders and garden shed. The Sydling Water runs along the end of the garden and open countryside views beyond.

The property is situated on the edge of this unspoilt village which lies in a sheltered chalk valley, surrounded by some beautiful countryside. The village itself has an active community with a village hall, parish church, and the renowned Greyhound public house.

Cerne Abbas is about 2 miles with its acclaimed first school, doctors’ surgery and dispensary, village store, tea room and three public houses. Maiden Newton, about 4 miles to the west, offers a good range of local facilities including a railway station on the Dorchester to Bristol Meads line. Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil all have mainline railway connections to London/Waterloo.

There is excellent schooling in the area; state schools in Dorchester include St Osmond’s, Dorchester Middle School and Thomas Hardye; preparatory schools include Sunninghill, Leweston, Perrott Hill and Sherborne; public schools include the Sherborne Schools (boys and girls), Leweston, Bryanston, Clayesmore, Milton Abbey and Canford.

There are a variety of sporting facilities and leisure pursuits in the area, including golf at Sherborne and Dorchester, sailing and water sports along the Jurassic Heritage coastline. The surrounding rolling countryside is accessible from the village via lanes, footpaths and bridleways.

Symonds & Sampson - Dorchester

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