Dewlish, Dorchester

3 Bed House - Semi-Detached

Dewlish, Dorchester

3 Bed House - Semi-Detached

Offers in excess of £430,000

Property Overview

This delightful period property is ideally situated, enjoying a peaceful setting nestled within the heart of the sought after village of Dewlish, providing a great opportunity to acquire a home that boasts an abundance of character and a wealth of original features. Built in the early 1700s, this former Blacksmiths house offers versatile and spacious accommodation that is well presented throughout, set within well tended grounds that offer a plethora of space to enjoy its position and tranquil setting. EPC rating E.

Key Points

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

Property Description


Dewlish is a delightful rural village located approximately 8 miles from Dorchester. The village has a traditional pub called The Oak, and other amenities including a school, a Doctors surgery and a shop lie in the neighbouring village of Puddletown (approx 2 and a half miles). Nearby Dorchester is steeped in history enjoying a central position along the Jurassic Coastline and also some of the county's most noted period architecture, all set amongst a beautiful rural countryside. Dorchester offers a plethora of shopping and social facilities. Two cinemas, several museums, History centre, leisure centre, weekly market, many excellent restaurants and public houses and riverside walks. The catchment schools are highly rated and very popular with those in and around the Dorchester area. Doctor’s, dentist surgeries and the Dorset County Hospital are close by. There are major train links to London Waterloo, Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth and other coastal towns and villages, and a regular bus routes to adjoining towns.


The property benefits from a wealth of living accommodation comprising a spacious sitting room that receives plentiful natural light and enjoys an abundance of character features including exposed beams, parquet flooring and a wonderful fireplace with brick surround and solid wooden mantle that houses a multi-fuel burning stove. The dining room enjoys generous dimensions and offers a further fireplace, inset with brick surround and wooden mantle. Additional living accommodation is gained via a third reception room that is currently utilised as a study, and a conservatory that takes full advantage of the outlook onto the garden.
The kitchen is well appointed, fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with work surfaces above. The room provides access to both the garden and the conservatory.
The spacious feel of the property continues to the first floor where a sizeable landing provides a lovely seating area and access to the property's three generous bedrooms and the family bathroom.
Externally there is a well stocked garden, housing mature trees, plants and shrubs and offers two ponds and lovely seating areas that are ideal for alfresco dining. There is a double garage with a workshop and a stable area with vaulted ceiling and pedestrian door that leads to the rear garden.

Room Dimensions

Sitting Room

5.00m x 4.67m (16'05" x 15'04")


6.91m x 2.54m (22'08" x 8'04")

Dining Room

4.93m x 3.91m (16'02" x 12'10")


5.08m x 3.81m (16'08" x 12'06")


2.54m x 2.54m (8'04" x 8'04")


4.98m x 3.99m (16'04" x 13'01")


4.09m x 4.04m (13'05" x 13'03")


3.86m x 3.66m (12'08" x 12'0")

Dressing Room

2.21m x 2.13m (7'03" x 7'0")


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.

Local Authorities

Dorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ Tel: 01305 211970
We are advised that the council tax band is F


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860