Melbury Osmond, Dorchester

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A charming three bedroom modern thatched cottage set within delightful cottage gardens, together with off road parking and a single garage. EPC Band C.


This charming cottage is situated within this sought after conservation village with its church and village hall. The nearby village of Yetminster is within 3 miles with its village shop, doctors surgery, post office, as well as a primary school. For day to day needs Yeovil is within 6 miles with its excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found, together with a mainline rail link to London Waterloo and Exeter. Sherborne is within 9 miles and Dorchester 14 miles beyond which is easy access to the Dorset Jurassic coastline.


5 Barton Hill Cottages was constructed in 1990 by Ilchester Estates and is faced in stone and is contained beneath a thatched roof. The property benefits from oil fired central heating, together with double glazed wooden windows. The accommodation is light and airy with a good sized hallway, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility and cloakroom all on the ground floor. On the first floor are three bedrooms and a shower room. Outside are attractive cottage style gardens to both front and rear with a backdrop of the beautiful church of St Osmund, together with off road parking and a single garage.


A slate canopy porch protects the front door with courtesy light to side. Leading off the hallway is a staircase rising to the first floor and door to sitting room with fine views from two aspects, including glazed door leading out onto the rear sun terrace. Open stone fireplace with wood mantle and three wall lights. On the far side of the hallway is a good sized kitchen/dining room comprising 1 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps over, adjoining worktop surrounds with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Space for dishwasher and built in electric oven with ceramic hob and extractor hood over. Space for dining table and views from two aspects. Doorway leads to the utility room again with sink and mixer tap over, cupboard and drawer beneath, together with space for a washing machine. Worcester oil fired boiler, glazed door to the sun terrace and further door to the cloakroom, with low level WC and wash hand basin.

On the first floor is a spacious landing with window to rear, trap access to roof void and large airing cupboard housing the factory lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving. Bedroom one enjoys two windows to the front aspect with views over the front garden and towards the church. Bedroom two has a similar outlook but has the benefit of fitted wardrobes, together with recessed shelving. Bedroom three enjoys a view over the rear garden. The shower room has been well fitted with a large walk-in shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. Built in linen cupboard and heated towel rail.


The cottage is approached over a shared driveway with a parking area designated in front of the single garage which is within a block of four. It is accessed through a wooden up and over door and is connected with power and light with cold water tap at the front.

A shared pathway leads towards the cottage with picket gate and gravelled path leading to the front door. The front garden is protected by picket fencing, is laid mainly to lawn with attractive flower and shrub borders. To the side of the property, a gateway and archway leads through to the rear garden with gravelled area and large paved sun terrace, with steps down to the garden. It is laid mainly to lawn and protected by hedge boundaries providing much privacy. Within the garden is an oil tank, fine selection of trees and shrubs and steps leading down to a lower garden.


Mains water and electricity are connected. Oil fired central heating. Shared private drainage.


Strictly by appointment with the vendors selling agent, Stags Yeovil office telephone 01935 475000


From Yeovil head south on the A37 towards Dorchester. After approximately 5 miles turn right signposted Melbury Osmond. Continue into the village and on ascending the hill, with the church on your left hand side, the entrance to Barton Hill Cottages will be seen on the left.

01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

4-6 Park Rd, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1DZ

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