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Nr Sherborne, 4 Bedroom family house with annex

Guide Price £685,000 Sold
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Address: Purbeck House - North Street, Bradford Abbas
Town/City: Sherborne
Postcode: DT9 6SA

County: Dorset
Sale Type: Sold
Ref: #10143971

Property Summary

Purbeck House is a wonderfully refurbished family home with light and spacious accommodation, presented to a high standard throughout and with the added advantage of a one bedroom annex. The property is located in the centre of this pretty Dorset village and is within a short walk of useful amenities.

The stunning entrance hall, floodlight via the glazed gallery landing overhead, with its exposed brickwork and an open design staircase, creates a stylish welcome to the home. Two reception rooms include a family room and a sitting room; the light and spacious sitting room, again with exposed stone walling and an open fireplace is a wonderful space to relax and unwind with French doors opening into the charming garden room providing an open vista over the walled gardens. Further double doors lead to the Kitchen/Dining room which is unquestionably the heart of the home with a sizeable island, attractive Shaker style cupboards with an excellent range of fitted appliances including two hide and slide ovens. Conveniently located from the kitchen is a utility room with Belfast sink and access to the annex. This one bedroom accommodation which includes its own entrance hall with kitchen, separate sitting room and a bathroom is the perfect arrangement to offer further accommodation for relatives or as an excellent rental opportunity to provide an additional income stream.

The open staircase rises to a galleried landing leading to four double bedrooms and a sleek, modern, family bathroom with roll top bath and shower. The master bedroom overlooks the garden and has the advantage an en suite and fitted wardrobes.


Purbeck House is approached via a five bar gate leading to a parking/turning area, flanked by attractive lawn and planted boarders. The pretty walled gardens, situated to the rear of the property, incorporate a terrace with lawns and boarders planted with an array of shrubs and mature trees.

A double garage is situated to the side of the annex.


Bradford Abbas is an attractive village located between Sherborne and Yeovil. Amenities in the village include a popular primary school, church, public house, sports and recreation club, village shop and bus stop.

The nearby town of Sherborne has an excellent variety of shops to browse in as you walk along picturesque Cheap Street including several coffee shops, boutiques, independent butchers, independent book shop and pharmacy.There are also a good variety of public houses and restaurants including Pizza, Indian and gourmet cuisine. Supermarkets in the town are Waitrose and Sainsbury.The focal point of the town is the magnificent Abbey which has a yearly music festival.Other festivals during the year are a film festival and a literary festival which attracts well known authors. Transport links include a mainline railway station with a service to London Waterloo and the A303 is located to the north at Wincanton.

The Somerset hub town of Yeovil has a wealth of mainstream shopping facilities including Aldi, Lidl, Morrisons and Marks and Spencer supermarkets. The high street and Quedam shopping centre has many well known shops including H&M, HMV, Primark and Boots. There are also restaurants, hotels,  coffee bars and a cinema complex. Transport links include a regular bus service with Berrys to London and a mainline railway service to London Waterloo.


Bradford Abbas has a primary school as do the nearby villages of Trent, Yetminster and Thornford. Sherborne has 2 primary schools and the Gryphon secondary school which has a sixth form. Independent schools are Sherborne School for Boys, Sherborne School for Girls and Sherborne Prep School as well as Leweston School. Yeovil has a variety of primary and secondary schools as well as independent schools including The Park School at Mudford and Perrott Hill in  South Perrott.



From Sherborne take the A35 dual carriage way and take the lane on your left signposted to Bradford Abbas.Follow this lane until you reach a crossroads. Proceed across and turn right into Cross Road and left into North Street and Purbeck House will be found on your left.


Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Oil fired central heating to main house.

Night storage heating to annexe.

Council Tax

Local Authority

Dorset Council. 01305 251010


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Lodestone Property | Estate Agents | Sales & Lettings | Wells & Bruton Somerset | Shaftesbury

  • Ref: 10143971
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Master Bedroom with en suite
  • Attractive kitchen/Dining Room
  • Detached one bedroomed annexe
  • Part walled gardens
  • Recently refurbished
  • Sought after location
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
Guide Price £685,000

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