High Street, Sydling St. Nicholas, Dorchester, Dorset DT2


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A period 3 bedroom converted Chapel located in the idyllic village of Sydling St. Nicholas.

A charming converted Chapel quietly sitting in the heart of Sydling St Nicholas within walking distance of the village pub and the beautiful surrounding countryside.

The property is arranged over two floors with the advantage of a good loft and a possibility to take better advantage of the space. Approached via a small front garden through the front door into the entrance hall. A utility room plumbed for a washing machine and a separate W.C. A part glazed door opens into the inner lobby. From here there are three bedrooms leading off with a ‘wet room’ shower room with W.C. And wash hand basin. The larger bedroom at the rear is dual aspect with French doors leading to the garden.

The staircase leads up to the generous open plan living area. Split into two distinctive areas; the kitchen has a range of floor and wall mounted units with space for white goods. A fitted blind over the work top gives a sense of separation from the living area and windows from the side and rear give plenty of natural light to this area.

The living area features a wood burning stove and has a pleasant view from the large rear window over the rear garden and Sydling Water.

The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with central path leading to front door.

The rear garden with side gate into the adjoining side lane enjoys a flagstone terrace with log and timber store. A rill or water course, a tributary of the River Frome known as the Sydling Water, runs from left to right through the terrace and has raised edges.

A bridge and steps lead to an upper terrace with sitting area. To the left is a picket gate and trellis leading you into the rose garden. This lovely enclosed part fenced/part walled garden features a small terrace, gravelled area and summer house with part glazed doors and windows. This area mainly features roses and honeysuckle and planted beds.

There is a private parking space immediately behind the rear wall of the garden and houses the Oil Tank.

Old Chapel House is within the Conservation Area of this unspoilt village which lies in a sheltered chalk valley, surrounded by some beautiful countryside.

It is situated towards the centre of the village which has an active community with a village hall, parish church, and the renowned Greyhound public house.

Cerne Abbas is about 2 miles with its acclaimed first school, doctors’ surgery and dispensary, village store, tea room and three public houses.

Maiden Newton, about 4 miles to the west, offers a good range of local facilities including a railway station on the Dorchester to Bristol Meads line. Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil all have mainline railway connections to London/Waterloo.

There is excellent schooling in the area; state schools in Dorchester include St Osmond’s, Dorchester Middle School and Thomas Hardye; preparatory schools include Sunninghill, Leweston, Perrott Hill and Sherborne; public schools include the Sherborne Schools (boys and girls), Leweston, Bryanston, Clayesmore, Milton Abbey and Canford.

There are a variety of sporting facilities and leisure pursuits in the area, including golf at Sherborne and Dorchester, sailing and water sports along the Jurassic Heritage coastline. The surrounding rolling countryside is accessible from the village via lanes, footpaths and bridleways.

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