Tincleton, Dorchester DT2


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Clyffe House was built in 1842, originally a large country house designed by the architect Benjamin Ferrey the property is Grade II listed and nestled in the Dorset Countryside a short drive from Dorchester, the county town.

In more recent times the property was converted into apartments and enjoys well-kept communal gardens adjoining farmland.

The building itself is architecturally interesting with notably impressive chimney stacks and stone mullion windows.

This particular apartment is on the top floor and enjoys far reaching views.

To reach the apartment there are communal stairs with an intercom. Once inside the accommodation comprises; hallway with airing cupboard housing gas boiler and a handy storage cupboard. The kitchen is fitted with ample cupboards and drawers, work surfaces with integrated electric hob and oven below, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and fridge/freezer. The living area is a spacious room arranged with a dining area providing ample space for a table and chairs, window on the east elevation with space for a small desk below and views over the courtyard and beyond. The sitting area has a TV connection and inset downlights, the window is on the south elevation and enjoys lovely views. The master bedroom has a dressing area and large storage cupboards, en-suite with modern sanitary ware, walk in shower and vanity basin. Bedroom 2 is a good size double room with high vaulted ceiling and wooden stairs lead to a mezzanine with book shelves. There is a further bathroom fully tiled with contemporary white suite to include a bath with shower over and fixed screen, vanity basin and heated towel rail.

The property benefits from lpg gas heating, garage in a block and parking.

Outside the gardens can be accessed by a short walk leading to an attractive communal garden shared between 5 Properties. There is a large south facing lawn with established shrub borders and some mature trees.


Mains electricity, water, lpg Gas heating and private drainage (modern treatment plant recently installed).

Lease Details

We have been advised by the vendor that the service charges for the property are as follows:

Driveway maintenance - £50 pa.

Clyffe House maintenance - £800 per quarter

(includes buildings insurance, garden maintenance and sinking fund)

Sewage treatment plant - £210 per annum

Lease details – to be confirmed, but it is anticipated to be 999 from 1986.

Clyffe House, a mid-19th century mansion designed by the eminent architect Benjamin Ferrey and now converted into apartments. There are good walks in the surrounding woodland and unspoilt countryside. About a mile from Tincleton, this rural hamlet has a village hall and a parish church.

Puddletown is about three miles to the north-west with good facilities including first and middle schools, general store/sub-post office, modern doctors' surgery, veterinary surgery, a village hall and church. There are mainline railway stations at Moreton and Dorchester to London/Waterloo. The A35 (3.5 miles) gives good access to the Bournemouth/Poole conurbation.

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