Thorncombe, Chard


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial country property set in the picturesque Dorset countryside. The property is extremely flexible and offers facilities for equestrian use, or a number of other hobbies/pursuits, to suit a potential buyer. The property comprises: Entrance lobby, dining hall, spacious kitchen/dining room, utility/cloakroom, master bedroom with ensuite, 3 further double bedrooms, family bathroom, integral garage/workshop, detached garage/workshop, large courtyard parking area, stabling, gardens and paddocks of approximately 4 acres. A further 8 acres and large barn are available by separate negotiation.

The nearby village of Thorncombe offers a village shop/cafe, primary school and a church. The larger town of Axminster (4 miles) offers a mainline railway to London Waterloo, bigger shops, restaurants, doctors and dentists surgeries and all the other facilities of a larger town. The World Heritage Jurassic coastline is just 8 miles away..


The property is situated in the heart of the Dorset countryside, but just over a mile from the village of Thorncombe, which offers a thriving village shop/post office and a primary school. Chard (6.6 miles), Axminster (7 miles), Lyme Regis (8 miles) and Bridport (14 miles). The property is approached via a shared driveway, off a quiet lane, which leads to a substantial private courtyard with plenty of parking and access to both double garages.

Entrance Lobby

Door to the front with obscured glazing, windows to front, ceramic tiled floor, 2 built in cupboards with lights on sensors, door to integral double garage, 1 x radiator.

Dining Hall

5.99m x 3.58m (19'7 x 11'8 )

Full height windows and door to garden, stairs to first floor galleried landing, ceramic tiled floor, 2 x radiators.

Sitting Room

6.30m x 5.89m (20'8 x 19'4 )

Windows to the front and side of the property, feature fireplace with multi fuel stove, tiled hearth and surround, TV and telephone points, 2 x radiators.

Kitchen/Dining Room

6.38m x 5.79m (20'11 x 19'0 )

Windows to the rear and side of the property, a good selection of wall and base storage units, oil fired AGA, electric oven, granite work surfaces, 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, integral dishwasher, integral 4 ring induction hob with further single gas hob, 1 x radiator.


2.59m x 2.49m (8'6 x 8'2 )

Light on a sensor, ceramic tiled floor, a selection of wall and base storage units with 3 glazed display cupboards, solid wood worksurfaces, space for an American style fridge/freezer.


A selection of wall and base storage units, WC, basin, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Internal Double Garage

6.30m x 4.98m (20'8 x 16'4 )

2 x solid wood double doors to front courtyard, concrete floor, sink with drainer, boiler housing oil fired central heating system, light and power.

First Floor Landing

Stairs up to loft room, airing cupboard, exposed beam, skirting radiators.

Master Bedroom

5.89m x 4.88m (19'3 x 16'0 )

Windows to the side and rear of the property with fantastic country views, exposed beams, a good range of built in wardrobes, further integral storage, 2 x radiators.

En Suite

Skylight to rear, shower cubicle, bath, pedestal basin, WC, heated towel rail, exposed beams, extractor fan, half tiled walls, mirror and light over basin.

Bedroom 2

4.70m x 3.99m (15'5 x 13'1 )

Window to the side of the property, built in double wardrobe, exposed beams, 1 x radiator.

Bedroom 3

5.59m x 3.00m (18'4 x 9'10 )

Windows to the front and side of the property, built in double wardrobe, exposed beams, 1 x radiator.

Bedroom 4

5.59m x 3.00m (18'4 x 9'10 )

Windows to the front and side of the property, built in double wardrobe, Telephone point, 1 x radiator.

Family Bathroom

Skylight to rear, large walk in shower cubicle with good sized built in cupboards either side, bath, WC, pedestal basin, 2 x heated towel rails, exposed beams, extractor fan.

Loft Room

Stairs up from landing, door to loft storage space.

Detached Garage

5.99m x 4.98m (19'8 x 16'4 )

Electric roller door to the front, window to rear, lighting and power.


A very good sized garden laid mostly to lawn with a good sized patio dining area leading out from the dining hall. The garden enjoys unspoilt views of the Dorset countryside.


Adjacent to the garden is approximately 4 acres of paddocks that are currently used for equestrian purposes. Gated access and private lane lead to the stables.


Accessed via the side of the property and a 5 bar gate is a stable block comprising : two loose boxes, a tack room and a feed room. Lighting, power and water are connected.


Mains water and electricity are connected to the property, private drainage.

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2 High Street, Chard

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