Nestled in some of Dorset’s most unspoilt countryside, on the outskirt of one of its prettiest villages is arguably one of the county’s finest houses.
Hatchlands, standing in 3 acres approx. of beautiful gardens is a hidden jewel in West Dorset’s crown. Dating back to the 17th Century, the Grade II* Listed house offers a tour of architectural features through the 18th and 19th Centuries, with the bright and light features of the Georgian reception rooms in the west wing flowing seamlessly to the older, almost medieval south wing.
It’s a sizeable family house with accommodation over 3 floors, and all main room enjoying views over the glorious gardens and surrounding countryside. Three formal reception rooms in the west wing lead to a welcoming kitchen/breakfast room with Smallbone fitted units and Aga, beyond which lies the library, also used as the family 'den'.
A light and spacious one bedroom apartment lies on the first floor of the coach house, with stable, garaging and store below.
The renowned gardens are the prime feature of this property. The owner has worked tirelessly since purchasing the property in 1991 to create a stunning 3 acre gardens, opened to the public and renowned for their beauty. Stroll through wonderful rose gardens to rockeries, to more formal areas of classic lawns and clipped hedges. Beyond the formal gardens lie a productive vegetable area, large fruit cage, an orchard and 17 acres of pastureland.
Hatchlands is a true haven, midway between the sought after market towns of Bridport and Beaminster, with the Jurassic Coast and some of Dorset’s finest walks within a short drive. It is on the market with Symonds & Sampson with a Guide of £2,500,000, click here or contact Caroline Childs-Chaffey on 01308 863100 for further details.