Happy Easter!  Take a look at our favourite ‘Chocolate box’ properties across the region.

Happy Easter! Take a look at our favourite ‘Chocolate box’ properties across the region.

Think pretty thatch ‘picture postcard' cottages, think Symonds & Sampson.  

And where better to start than Milton Abbas – one of the iconic Dorset scenes found on many a box of Dorset fudge!  Our Blandford office are offering TWO cottages built by the 1st Earl of Dorchester in the late 1700’s, one for sale with a Guide of £360,000, and one with a Guide of £500,000 (above). 

lf you are looking for some land with your ‘chocolate box’, head to Knole in Somerset, and a beautiful Grade II Listed house (above) comes with a cottage, barn and about 3.5 acres, with a Guide of £1,000,000

In the peaceful village of Ibberton, we have a charming Listed house with about 10 acres, stables, home office, swimming pool and potential annexe (above), for sale with a Guide of £995,000.

Nearby, our Sherborne office are offering a pretty, extended cottage with about 5.5 acres and stables at Buckland Newton, with a Guide of £900,000 (above)

Our Poundbury office have a perfect offering for spring, a pretty cottage close to the coast at Tatton, with landscaped gardens and grounds of about 3.21 acres including a beautiful bluebell wood! The Guide is £850,000.

The pretty village of Stocklinch, near Ilminster is renowned for having a tremendous community spirit. Perhaps because it is one of just 14 ‘doubly thankful’ villages in the country who did not lose a single soldier in either world war.  Full of charming cottages dating back generations, our Ilminster office are offering two gems, one with 0.85 acres and an annexe, with a Guide of £695,000, and one delightful 3-bedroom cottage with a Guide of £525,000 (above).

The pretty, thriving village of East Coker, close to Yeovil is bursting with character properties, one of which is for sale through our Yeovil office, this detached 4-bedroom cottage (above) has a good-sized garden and useful outbuildings, and a Guide of £450,000.

And we finish our tour in two more very sought-after, picturesque North Dorset villages.  This pretty cottage in Stourpaine (above) comes with 4 bedrooms, garden, orchard, workshop and garage, and a Guide of £650,000, while in Child Okeford, this striking 4-bedroom cottage (below) has some charming original Georgian features, with a Guide of £450,000

If this taster tempts you, search for your next dream home here, and contact our agents to register your requirements or request a market appraisal of your property.

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