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Winfrith Newburgh

Under Offer
Offers over £700,000


DOMVS, in assoc. with Fine & Country, is delighted to offer this charming THREE-BEDROOM Grade II listed cottage with a SUCCESSFUL 2 BED HOLIDAY LET or SEPARATE ANNEXE, set in GENEROUS, STUNNING GARDENS on the EDGES OF GLORIOUS DORSET HEATHLAND. A real haven of peace and tranquillity with ADDITIONAL INCOME/ACCOMMODATION.


The cottage is located on the edges of heathland and close to the village of Winfrith Newburgh, a very popular village lying almost equidistant between the towns of Dorchester and Wareham. Set in the heart of glorious Dorset countryside its unique beauty is reflected in its status as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The cottage is a step away from the heath walks and bridleway – great for walking and riding. The village of Winfrith Newburgh has a good village store, village hall, primary school, church and public house. The village of Wool, which is 3 miles, has rail links to London/Waterloo (2 hours 35mins) has good facilities including GP surgery and dentist.


  • Heathland Location
  • Stunning Tranquil Gardens
  • Pretty Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Additional Established Secondary Income from 2 BED Stable Cottage
  • Quadruple Garage, Outbuildings and Greenhouses


Wonderfully located in stunning gardens within the equally stunning setting of Winfrith Heath, this Grade II listed cottage is simply charming. Brimming with character, inside and out, and with the addition of a 2 double bedroom cottage, presently offering a generous holiday let income.

As you walk up the avenue of sculptured trees you just know this is going to be a delight. Stepping in through the stable front door into a vestibule and then through to the generous SITTING/DINING ROOM, with a 7kwh gas stove to pump out warmth during the winter months, set into a characterful fire place; you can really imagine yourself cosily curled up with a book. With ample space for a formal dining table, this room is surprisingly large. All under attractive beams and with windows overlooking the gorgeous garden. Step up and out onto the HALLWAY and the polished flagstone flooring that runs the length of the rest of house. The pretty KITCHEN has a rustic feel to it and you can almost imagine yourself baking bread, or better still, looking out over the garden while you prepare a delicious dinner. Fully equipped with attractive granite work tops and bespoke timber units, a useful pantry, an inset belfast sink and dual fuel range, set into a tiled hearth, the kitchen has been well considered. From here you step into the BREAKFAST ROOM, with a further gas stove adding to its charm. This room takes you through to the GARDEN ROOM, a wonderful sunny space with timber vaulted ceiling and superb views of the gardens. Back into the hallway and you will find a good sized STUDY overlooking the terrace, open the window and listen to the birdsong! At the end of the hall and into a large UTILITY ROOM, with stable door onto yard which leads to a further external UTILITY. There is also a ground floor WC.

A wonderfully quirky staircase rises to the FIRST FLOOR and the bedroom accommodation. BEDROOM 1 is a good sized double with built-in wardrobes and a contemporary EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM. This lovely room overlooks the garden and the SSSI heathland beyond. BEDROOM 2, another double has the same superb view and BEDROOM 3 is a large single room with views across the gardens. There is a good sized contemporary FAMILY BATHROOM at the end of the landing.

STABLE COTTAGE sits at the entrance of the driveway and is perfect as an overflow for family or an income. It presently provides a good annual income and consists of a good sized open place SITTING/DINING/KITCHEN and 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS with EN-SUITE SHOWER facilities. The present owners are able to provide the Cottage with a secluded area of garden for guests and visitors.


The outside space is just stunning; walkways, hidden gardens, ponds, a large terrace, masses of sheltered spots for sitting and soaking up the peace and quiet, fruit trees, a large kitchen garden, green houses and a variety of sheds. It is an abundance of colour and mature shrubs and trees, disturbed only by birdsong. A more tranquil spot would be hard to find.

The attractively paved driveway wends up to the large garage and workshop and sits adjacent to the stable door at the rear of the house. The garage contains a full size pit. Access to the heath and its wonderful walks is a step away.


From DOMVS Wareham office take the A352 towards Weymouth. Continue on this road taking the right hand turning just prior to Red Lion public house into Gatemore Road. There are two points of access: the scenic route – continue, past Knoll Park taking the next right down the track, then first right. The property is found at the end. Alternatively, turn right at Knoll Park and the property is found at the end of the lane.

Room Measurements

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Local Authority

Purbeck Disctrict Council, Tax Band F


Oil Fired, LPG Gas, Mains Electric & Drainage


Our Lettings Department is available to provide experienced assistance should this be relevant with your purchase; please contact 01929 555300.

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