Woolcombe Farm, Dorset

3 Bed Barn Conversion

Woolcombe Farm, Dorset

3 Bed Barn Conversion

Offers in excess of £450,000

Property Overview

The Byre is a traditional Dorset Long Barn set in a wonderful sheltered valley in the heart of West Dorset – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property dates to the 19th century and was sympathetically converted in 1996. This single storey home is unlisted and constructed of part stone, brick and Dorset flint and offers a sitting room, kitchen dining room, utility room. three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a southerly facing garden to the rear and large driveway. EPC rating G. The property would make an ideal holiday let.

Key Points

  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2

Property Description


Woolcombe Farm was built on the site of an earlier timber framed Medieval manor house which records show was owned from the mid-13th century by Robert de Bingham and the Glastonbury Abbey estate prior to The Reformation. Woolcombe Farm is recorded in the Domesday Book as Wellacome Manor and the site has offered dwellings since pre-Roman times.

Toller Porcorum 1.5 miles. Eggardon Hill 0.75 mile. Maiden Newton 3 miles. Bridport 6 miles. Dorset Coast (Burton Bradstock) 7 miles. Dorchester 10 miles. (London Waterloo 2.5 hours). (Distances and time approximate).


The entrance hall sets the tone of the property, with exposed stone walls and a solid Oak floor than runs through the main part of the home.
The sitting room enjoys a multi-fuel burner with flagstone hearth, and a set of French doors leading to the garden.
The kitchen dining room is a good size with an excellent selection of fitted cupboards, a range oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer. There is ample room for a dining table and views onto the garden.
The utility room provides excellent storage with five full length cupboards, space for the washing machine and a Belfast sink unit. There are doors to the front and rear of the home.
The main bedroom features a dual aspect, a fitted wardrobe, and an en-suite bathroom, fitted with white, high-quality sanitary-ware and recessed taps. The walls and floor are tiled and there is underfloor heating.
The wet room is also fitted to a high specification, with a large walk-in shower, recessed lighting and velux window.
The garden is mainly laid to lawn with several borders housing a selection of mature plants and shrubs. There is an area of patio, a summer house and an outside tap.
To the front of the home there is a large gravelled driveway.

Entrance Hall

Sitting Room

6.20m x 3.70m (20'4" x 12'1" )

Kitchen Dining Room

4.50m x 4.10m (14'9" x 13'5")

Utility Room

4.40m x 1.90m (14'5" x 6'2")


Bedroom One

3.80m x 3.70m (12'5" x 12'1")


Bedroom Two

3.80m x 2.60m (12'5" x 8'6")

Bedroom Three

3.60m x 2.30m (11'9" x 7'6")



Mains electricity. Private water supply.
Septic tank. Calor gas fired central heating.
Underfloor heating to both bathrooms.
Broadband and satellite is available

Local Authorities

West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ Tel: 01305 251010. We are advised that the council tax band is F