Holywell, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0LQ | Property for sale | Savills
3,524 sq ft(327.39 sq m)
Guide price £925,000(€1,054,695)

HolywellDorchester, Dorset, DT2 0LQ

    Key features

    • Holywell is a hamlet in the Dorset countryside next door to the picturesque village of Evershot
    • Within easy reach of Dorchester, Sherborne and Bridport
    • Handsome and spacious property currently run as a thriving B&B with additional one bedroom annexe
    • Property sits comfortably within its grounds with areas of formal gardens, landscaped and planted into rooms
    • Summerhouse with lovely outlook to gardens
    • Ample hard standing for parking

    Imposing and handsome village house. Currently run as a thriving B&B with a separate one bedroom annexe

    About this property

    • Holywell House is a handsome and spacious property currently run as a thriving B&B with the added benefit of a one-bedroom annexe. The house dates from 1860 and extended in 1997 is constructed of red brick and under a slate and tile roof.

      The accommodation is comprised as follows; an entrance hall with sitting room situated off the hall. The sitting room has a semi-hexagonal bay window with a wonderful outlook over the spectacularly planted formal gardens. The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen and could be amalgamated to form a large kitchen/dining room with a triple bay window. The kitchen/breakfast room is fully fitted with wall and base units and a Rangemaster with extractor hood. The downstairs bedroom could also be used as a smaller sitting room. Upstairs are four bedrooms with three bath/shower rooms, two of which are en suite. There is also an office upstairs.

      The one bedroom annexe known as Candy's has a large sitting room with an open plan kitchen, double bedroom, shower room and utility room. The cellar runs under the annexe

      There are solar panels fitted on both the house and annexe

      The property sits comfortably within its grounds with areas of formal gardens to the front where it has been landscaped and planted into ‘rooms' with a pergola enticing you into the rose garden with a pond beyond. The Summer house has a lovely outlook onto to an area of lawn flanked with mature trees. there is also a greenhouse and bbq area situated on the patio just outside the kitchen To the front of the property is a double garage and ample hard standing for parking.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love the gardens at this house

    Ashley RawlingsProperty agent

    Local information

    • Holywell is a hamlet in Dorset, England, located off the A37 roughly midway between Yeovil and Dorchester. A tributary of the River Frome passes through the hamlet.
    • Holywell House is situated next door to the picturesque village of Evershot, a designated Conservation Area and with an excellent range of facilities including a well supported post office and village store, The Acorn public house and Summer Lodge a five star Hotel.
    • Evershot was immortalized in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbevilles and is surrounded by land owned by Ilchester Estates, the seat of which is Melbury Park, just to the north of the village.
    • The county town of Dorchester, the Abbey town of Sherborne and the Georgian market town of Bridport all lie within easy reach by car and provide an excellent variety of shopping, recreational, educational and cultural facilities.
    • Holywell is close to the A37 which runs north to south, to the north towards the M5 and the A303 to London and the M27 to the south.
    • The A303 can be joined at Sparkford with access to London and the Home Counties and there is a mainline railway station to London Waterloo available from both Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil Junction. A smaller branch line of the railway runs from Weymouth to Bristol with the station at Chetnole, approximately 4 miles away.
    • The area is well served for independent and state schools.

    Additional information

    • Council Tax Band A
    • Directions: DT2 0LQ From A37 turn off towards Holywell/Evershot. Follow the road over a small bridge for 200 meters and take the first left – you'll see a yellow sign saying ‘Private No Parking'. Pass this and Holywell B&B is the first house on the left.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: A