A Garden to Buy For

Looking for your next horticultural challenge? Here are the pick of the gardens we’re offering for sale across the region

A Garden to Buy For

Many of us have donned the gloves and taken up gardening over the last few months, the glorious weather in April presented the perfect opportunity to get a head start in the garden this year– hopefully we’re starting to reap the rewards! 

Here are the pick of the gardens we’re offering for sale across the region, should you be looking for your next challenge:

Just a mile from the coast on the Dorset/Devon border lies the pretty village of Whitchurch Canonicorum.  The beautifully presented former rectory stands in gardens of just under an acre, with a striking formal border in an Ammonite form, a woodland garden, lawns, vegetable garden with greenhouse and raised beds, and stocked borders and terraces designed to give shape, colour and form throughout the year. Guide Price £900,000, Bridport Office 01308 422092

The breath-taking Italian sunken gardens at Grade II Listed Harbridge Court, at Somerley near Ringwood are for the enjoyment of the residents and their guests.  Sit back on the private terrace of this beautiful 3-bedroom apartment and take in the view – pure heaven! Price on Application, Wimborne office 01202 843190

Nestling under Ham Hill in Somerset is the sought-after village of Chiselborough, and this delightful cottage with its charming garden. A patio, shaped lawns, stocked beds, magnolia and apple trees leading to a stream and pond, with views to the church and countryside beyond all combine to create a highly desirable property.  Guide Price £425,000. Yeovil Office 01935 423526

To the rear of a beautifully presented 4 bedroom family home in the sought after village of Over Compton lies this lovely mature, enclosed garden backing onto fields, complete with feature pond and vegetable area. Guide £620,000. Sherborne 01935 814488

The south-west facing, private garden to the rear of a 'picture postcard' thatched coastal cottage in Osmington are a real feature. There are large expanses of lawned gardens, with a variety of shrubs and plants, fruit trees and summerhouse. Guide £625,000 Poundbury 01305 251154

Gardeners might flinch at the thought of nurturing their plants in Dorset's second highest village, but as you’ll see from the photograph below, the current owners have proved that it’s more than possible to do successfully. Tucked away to the rear of the Grade II village home in Evershot lies a stunning 0.61-acre garden, with vegetable, fruit and mature woodland. Guide Price £630,000 Beaminster 01308 863100

Another fine village house with a beautiful garden to the rear is the Grade II Listed Billey’s House in Cerne Abbas. The south facing, partly walled garden leads from the sun trap terrace, with roses, stocked borders and fruit trees.  Guide Price £850,000 Dorchester 01305 261008

Staying in West Dorset, a stone’s throw from the River Frome is the hamlet of Cruxton. Gardens of 1.69 acres surround a Grade II Listed 4-bedroom cottage with 1-bedroom annexe, offering excellent opportunity for relaxation and productivity.  Guide Price £795,000 Dorchester 01305 261008

Start the search for your dream property here, or if you are considering a move, contact your nearest office to arrange for a free, no obligation market appraisal. 

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