Abbey Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester

3 Bed House - Terraced

Abbey Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester

3 Bed House - Terraced


Property Overview

This delightful three bedroom Grade I listed cottage offers a great opportunity to acquire a wonderful, unique family home that is steeped in history, believed to have been constructed around 1500 to house villagers who worked for the abbey. This desirable property is situated within the heart of the sought after village of Cerne Abbas set within attractive private grounds, that boast a generous secret walled garden that provides a wonderful space in which to enjoy its peaceful and tranquil setting. The property enjoys an abundance of character and has retained a wealth of original features including open fireplaces, exposed wooden beams, wooden flooring and exposed stoned walls.

Key Points

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

Property Description


Cerne Abbas is situated in a valley surrounded by typical West Dorset countryside. It is home to the famous Cerne Giant. There is an extensive range of public footpaths and bridleways throughout the village and walks to suit every taste. The village is a bustling community with a flourishing school, Post Office, village stores, Doctors surgery with dispensing pharmacy, a local tourist information point, three historic public houses, tearooms and a number of other shops to attract the visitor. The nearby county town of Dorchester is steeped in history enjoying a central position along the Jurassic Coastline and also some of the county's most noted period architecture. Dorchester offers both shopping and social facilities including cinemas, museums, History centre, leisure centre, weekly market and many excellent restaurants and public houses. The catchment schools are highly rated and doctor’s, dentist surgeries and the Dorset County Hospital are close by. There are major train links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads. Regular bus routes operate to adjoining towns.

Key Features

This charming character property boasts a generous sitting room that provides a wonderful space in which to relax. A separate dining room provides the ideal setting for formal dining and entertaining. Both rooms enjoy a traditional feel and an abundance of original period features including wonderful open fireplaces, exposed wooden ceiling beams and wooden flooring.

The kitchen offers an integral oven with hob and extractor hood over and fitted with a range of wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with work surface over. A rear aspect window provides an outlook onto the garden.

Situated on the first floor are three generous bedrooms and the family bathroom. All bedrooms are flooded with natural light and two are enhanced with ample fitted storage and enjoy attractive open fireplaces and original ceiling beams.

Externally, the delightful walled gardens offer a high level of privacy and seclusion and compliment the home perfectly. There is a large paved area abutting the property that houses a central pond and water feature with steps leading to a ‘secret garden’ that is well landscaped with mature trees and shrubs and laid predominately to lawn, providing the perfect space in which to enjoy the wonderful views on offer.

Room Dimensions

Sitting Room

6.07m x 4.52m (19'11" x 14'10")

Dining Room

4.60m x 4.32m (15'01" x 14'02)


3.38m x 2.51m (11'01" x 8'03")

Bedroom One

5.26m x 4.98m (17'03" x 16'04")

Bedroom Two

3.86m x 3.73m (12'08" x 12'03")

Bedroom Three

3.91m x 2.31m (12'10" x 7'07")


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Satellite and broadhead is 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 G


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

COVID-19 - Please note that viewings can only be offered to clients in a position to proceed to purchase and are undertaken with strict safety measures in place.
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