East Wing
205.50 sq m(2,212 sq ft)
Guide price £750,000

Osmington HouseOsmington, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 6ES


    Key features

    • Grade II Listed property
    • Wing of elegant country house with many classical architectural features
    • Attractive Portland Stone Elevations
    • Private driveway leads to ample parking and two garages
    • Landscaped gardens to the side and front include croquet lawn, orchard and rose garden
    • John Constable painted views of the area whilst on his honeymoon

    Delightful Grade II listed property forming part of a large country house.

    About this property

    • The Property
      East Wing, Osmington House, is Grade II listed and comprises the east wing of an elegant period property believed to have been built in the early/mid 19th Century with attractive Portland stone elevations under a slate roof. There are many classical architectural features including a fine stone pillared portico and ornate cornicing in the principal rooms. The property is presented in excellent decorative order throughout. Formal landscaped gardens to the side and front of East Wing extend to just under an acre and include a sweeping drive, croquet lawn, orchard, rose garden, vegetable garden and a wonderful selection of mature trees and plants.

      Outside
      The property is approached via a private driveway leading to a gate marked East Wing which opens onto a gravel drive to the front of the house. The gardens are an outstanding feature of the property. The plot includes a lawned area, multiple well stocked flower beds and borders and neatly kept feature hedge, some wonderful specimens of trees offering a wealth of colour throughout the year.

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    The drawing room at East Wing is a fine entertaining space and the scale is mirrored above in the lovely master bedroom

    Ashley RawlingsProperty agent

    Local information

    • Situated on the Jurassic Coast four miles north-east of Weymouth, Osmington has a population of less than 700 people.
    • Many of the buildings in the village date back to the 16th Century.
    • To the north of the village the Osmington White Horse, a large hill figure, dates back to 1808 and represents King George III.
    • John Constable the English landscape artist, spent his honeymoon here in 1816 and painted views of the local area.
    • West Dorset is a beautiful area and is well known for its sporting and leisure pursuits which include golf at Dorchester Came Down, Yeovil, Folke and Sherborne golf clubs.
    • Horse racing at Bath, Wincanton, Salisbury and Taunton. Sailing and water sports along the Dorset coast, Marinas at Weymouth and Poole (Weymouth is home to the National Sailing Academy).
    • The Dorset coastline is recognised as a World Heritage site and Weymouth is nearby with its Georgian seafront and beautiful beaches.
    • Osmington House is approximately one mile from the sea with a stunning view out to Portland Island as you approach the village. Ringstead Bay is also very popular with windsurfers and kite surfers.
    • There are first schools in Preston and Broadmayne with further state schooling for all ages in Dorchester or Weymouth.
    • The county is well served for private schools including preparatory schools at Sherborne, Sandroyd, Perrott Hill and Sunninghill School in Dorchester. Public senior schools include Sherborne School for Boys, Sherborne School for Girls, St Anthony's Leweston, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Bryanston, Canford and Milton Abbey.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Dorchester take the A352 towards Wareham and proceed through the village of Broadmayne to the Warmwell roundabout where you take the third exit to Osmington and continue on the A352. Continue on this road for approximately two miles. (If you are using your satnav at this point please turn it off!). As you go into Osmington you will pass a car sales garage on your right, approximately 200 yards further on you will see on your left a large mirror with orange surround with a driveway opposite it (between two grey stone pillars). Turn right down the driveway. Continue on the driveway for approximately ¼ of a mile. You will reach the gate/entrance to East Wing straight ahead. Continue through the gate (please make sure you close the gate properly behind you). Follow the drive to the front of the house. Post Code: DT3 6ES Distances • Weymouth – 4 miles • Dorchester – 8 miles • Wareham – 14 miles • Ringstead Bay – 3 miles • Lulworth Cove – 10 miles (All mileages are approximate)
    • EPC Exempt