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Lydlinch, Sturminster Newton
Sold Subject to Contract

4 beds | 5 baths | 4 receptions | £700,000

  • Grade II Listed Country Home
  • Stunning Countryside Views
  • Four Double Bedrooms, all with En Suite Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Glass Walkway Leading to Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room
  • Lawn that Wraps Front & Side of the Property
  • Outside Decked Entertaining Area

An extraordinary and charming yet contemporary Grade II listed four bedroom family home providing surprising accommodation with three receptions and offering spectacular countryside views.

Set well back within its plot, the cottage is an utter delight! An extraordinary Grade II listed family home abutting farmland and enjoying beautiful views over open countryside and a pretty rural setting. The property offers four generous double bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms, two reception rooms and a beautiful glass walkway that interconnects the main property with the stunning kitchen/dining/family room. Blackmore Farm Cottage also enjoys a lawn that wraps the front and side of the property that is perfect for enjoying the outdoors or entertaining with its decked entertaining area that has been built to an excellent standard.

Please contact the agents on 01722 782727 and speak with Maddie Standing-Gill or Charlotte Roberts-Barr if you wish to view, or email

Sturminster Newton 3.5 miles, Templecombe 7 miles, Gillingham 12 miles, Wincanton 12 miles, A303 14 miles, Sherborne 9.5 miles
Mainline Train Services: Templecombe to London (Waterloo) 126 mins
Airports: Bournemouth International Airport 31 miles, Bristol Airport 44 miles

Blackmore Farm Cottage is situated in a picturesque location, in the village of Lydlinch and enjoys beautiful countryside views. This charming family home is perfectly located to enjoy easy access to an abundance of tranquil countryside and is set within easy distance to Sturminster Newton which provides a large range of amenities including chemist, optician, dentist, petrol station, post office, library, church and village hall. The property offers an idyllic country, family home to enjoy the best of life in the South West.

There is an excellent range of schools in the Sherborne including Sherborne Boys, Girls and Prep and Leweston School. Clayesmore and Bryanston Knighton House in Blandford forum are both under a 20 minute drive. The towns of Gillingham and Shaftesbury offer a great selection of independent and state schools including Port Regis. The nearby Sturminster Newton and villages of Hazelbury, Stalbridge and Bishops Caundle also have their own primary schools. Further details for independents can be obtained from isc. or via More comprehensive state school information can be obtained via the local authority at

Local, Sporting & Recreational
Locally there are several stunning walking and cycling routes to be enjoyed, with the local Sturminster Newton Mill offering plentiful countryside walks along the River Stour. The sublime walking around Stourhead is just a short drive and the beautiful Dorset coast is within a 45 minute drive. Racing is found at Wincanton or Salisbury, Golf can be enjoyed in Henstridge and Sherborne, Local fishing is available in Todber and Nyland. The neighbouring towns of Sherborne and Sturminster Newton offer a good range of facilities including Waitrose, shops, public houses and gyms with a more comprehensive range of services available in Bath and Salisbury.

Blackmore Farm Cottage
Set well back within its plot, the cottage is an utter delight! An extraordinary family home abutting farmland and enjoying beautiful views over open countryside and an idyllic rural position. Blackmore Farm Cottage has been extensively renovated by the current vendors
and finished to an exceptional standard, providing an excellent blend of contemporary and character features, including a glass walkway that interconnects the main property with the beautiful kitchen/dining/family room.
• Entrance hall
• Cloakroom
• Sitting room
• Snug/Study
• Utility room
• Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
• Four double bedrooms, all with en suites
• Dressing room

Gardens & Grounds
The property is set back from the road and enjoys ample parking for multiple vehicles. There is a lawn that wraps the front and side of the property that is perfect for entertaining guests, or simply enjoying the outdoors. There is an outside, decked, entertaining area, that again has been built to excellent standard and is an impressive feature, plus a garden shed. There is also a further garden to the rear, beyond the parking, that hosts two further garden sheds suitable for storage and where the truly stunning views can be enjoyed.
• Front and rear gardens
• Stone driveway with parking for multiple vehicles
• Outside entertaining area
• Beautiful countryside views

Please note the drive is owned by the neighbouring property and Blackmore Farm Cottage has right of way over it.

Agents Notes
Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for
reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party
to compensation in respect thereof.
Local Authority Dorset Council Tel: 0300 456 0100
Council Tax Band ‘F`
Energy Performance Certificate Band C : full EPC available upon request from agent
Services Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments
are excluded from the sale.
Restrictions: Please note the drive is owned by the neighbouring property and Blackmore Farm Cottage has right of way over it.
Tenure The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on
Particulars Prepared by Maddie Standing-Gill, June 2022.

Head South out of Sturminster Newton over the bridge and turn right at the traffic lights onto the A357. Follow the road for approx. 3 miles and the property is situated on the right-hand side, signposted Blackmore Farm Cottages.
Postcode: DT10 2HZ

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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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