Melcombe Bingham, Dorchester - 4 Bed

Melcombe Bingham, Dorchester - 4 Bed

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4 Bed Semi-Detached House - Fixed Price £475,000 - Sold

Presented to market in fantastic order throughout is this beautifully appointed character cottage, situated in the picturesque Dorset village of Melcombe Bingham. The property has been thoughtfully improved and modernised by the current owners to a high standard of finish and detail. The plot enjoys a Southerly aspect with superb and uninterrupted views over the unspoilt surrounding countryside. Notable character features include exposed wood beam ceilings, flagstone floors and original fireplaces with exposed brick surrounds.

Ground floor accommodation comprises in brief; Large sitting room with feature fireplace, bathroom with 3 piece suite, shower room with shower and basin, dining room with feature fireplace and inset wood burner, conservatory, and kitchen.

The kitchen has been recently installed and is of painted hardwood in-frame design with quartz worktops and contrasting graphite composite sink and drainer. There is a range of base units and integrated side-by-side double ovens with electric hob and extractor over.

First floor accommodation is accessed from two staircases either from the sitting room or inner Hallway, comprises in brief; three double bedrooms, single bedroom, W/C with toilet and basin.

Outside to the front is a large gated gravel driveway with parking for several vehicles. Pedestrian gate leads to an enclosed rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views toward Binghams Melcombe. The garden is mostly laid to lawn with a large patio area to the rear of the house can be accessed via the conservatory. There is a large outbuilding which could suit a variety of uses but is currently set up as an office and storage room, with protruding oak framed veranda and terrace. It is also served by light, power, and plumbing.


Melcombe Bingham is a picturesque village from which there are fine walks over to the Dorset Gap, a well-known beauty spot with superb panoramic views across open countryside. Local facilities in the village of Ansty, about half a mile to the North-West, include a farm shop/general store, village hall, church and the popular public house The Fox Inn, with Cheselbourne Primary village school also a short distance away. The County town of Dorchester is close at hand offering high street and boutique-style shops in addition to restaurants, tea shops and local attractions. Main line rail links to London Waterloo are available (approx 2.5 hours) and to Bath and Bristol from Dorchester West and Dorchester South stations.

Additional Information

Mains electric. Mains water. Oil fired boiler for hot water and central heating. Private drainage. Light, power, and plumbing to annexe.

Key Features

  • Semi-detached Character Cottage
  • Rural Village Location
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Annexe Building
  • Beautiful Views
  • Driveway Parking
  • Central Heating
  • Grade II Listed


Floor Plan

Floor Plan

Our Ref: DOMUS-551423

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