Duntish Paddocks, Duntish DT2

Duntish Paddocks, Duntish DT2

6.5 acres (2.6 hectares)

Guide price £250,000
New Inn 3.4 miles

A conveniently situated smallholding serviced by a log cabin, stables and further livestock buildings together with pastureland, woodland and a pond. In all 6.48 acres.

THE PROPERTY

Duntish Paddocks comprises a range of buildings including a timber lodge which was originally granted consent for temporary agricultural worker’s accommodation for three years in 2016. The accommodation comprises an open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room with log burner, principal bedroom with shower room, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. In addition to the lodge, the property is serviced by a range of buildings including:

‘L’-shaped timber stable building with power and light and concrete floor.

Two bay machinery store.

Two bay livestock shelter.

Three bay Dutch barn with lean-to off.

The land is divided between a gently sloping pasture enclosure and a recently planted woodland enclosure including a pond. In all the property extends to 6.48 acres.

LOCATION

Duntish Paddocks is situated in the small hamlet of Duntish a short distance from the village of Buckland Newton which includes a village shop, primary school, church, and public house. Duntish is conveniently situated between the county town of Dorchester and the abbey town of Sherborne, both of which offer a good range of shops, schools, restaurants, and main line railway stations to London Waterloo.

METHOD OF SALE

The property is offered for sale by private treaty with a guide price of £250,000.

TENURE & POSSESSION

The freehold of the property is offered for sale with vacant possession available upon completion.

PLANNING

Permission was granted in October 2016 by Dorset Council (application reference WD/D/16/001000) for the erection of the log cabin for an agricultural worker. This permission lapsed in October 2019.

DESIGNATIONS

The property is located within the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

SERVICES

The property is serviced by mains water, electricity and drainage.

RIGHTS OF WAY

There is a public footpath crossing the land.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Potential purchasers are requested to take particular care when inspecting the land, being mindful of potentially uneven and slippery surfaces, as well as livestock and machinery movements.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Dorset Council
www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

VIEWINGS

Viewings are by appointment only.

DIRECTIONS

Heading from Sherborne, follow the A352 south towards Dorchester. After passing through Middlemarsh, turn left at the fork signed Dorchester (alternative route for lighter vehicles). Continue on this road and, at the top of the hill, turn left signed Buckland Newton. Follow this road down the hill and the entrance to Duntish Paddocks will be found on the left hand side, opposite the right turning onto the B3143 signed Buckland Newton and Dorchester.

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Key Property Details
Property type
Land Farm
Total land
6.5 acres (2.6 hectares)
Carter Jonas reference
TAU220021
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