Savills | School Lane, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0DF | Properties for sale
0.42 Ac(0.17 Ha)
Guide price £350,000(€396,786)

School LaneToller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0DF

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in April 2020
  • Planning consent for detached Georgian style house designed by Ben Pentreath
  • Price to include the demolition of the existing house and site clearance
  • Proposed house has spacious accommodation ideal for a family
  • Internal layout could be altered to meet purchasers' specific requirements
  • Vendors are able to provide project management service and source of builders

An opportunity to build a 4 bedroom detached house on a rare central village building plot. .

About this property

  • Planning consent has been secured for the demolition and replacement of St Peter House which was built in the 1960's and was formerly the village Rectory. The existing house occupies an attractive mature plot in the village conservation area directly adjacent to the pretty Parish Church of St Andrew. The price will include the demolition of the existing house and site clearance and the proposal is for a detached two and a half storey Georgian style house designed by the renowned architect Ben Pentreath. The proposed house has spacious accommodation incorporating three reception rooms plus an additional conservatory if required, well fitted kitchen, four bedrooms and a very useful attic.

    The internal layout of the house could however be altered to meet the purchaser's specific requirements. Subject to planning, a purchaser would also be able take forward their own plans for the site.

    If desired, the vendors are able to provide a project management service and source the builders.

    The property is situated in a mature plot extending to about 0.42 acres and the house is approached from a quiet lane where a private gravelled drive with parking for several cars leads to a garage. To the front and rear are areas of garden and there are lovely views towards the countryside and hills beyond

A fantastic opportunity to build a beautifully designed house by the the well known architect, Ben Pentreath.

Lizzie BallProperty agent

Local information

  • Toller Porcorum is a rural village with a post office and village hall and close to the beautiful Kingcombe Nature Reserve.
  • About 2 miles to the south there is the larger village of Maiden Newton which has a good range of facilities including several shops, a pub, doctors' surgery, vets and a railway station giving access between Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth.
  • The market town of Bridport and the county town of Dorchester are both about 10 miles with a further wide range of facilities including national shops chains and supermarkets such as Waitrose, Tesco and Sainsbury's.
  • The Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is within about 20 miles at Weymouth where there is access to the stunning Coastal Path and water sports at Weymouth Harbour.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Maiden Newton proceed north on the A356 and up the hill for around 2 miles and the turning signposted Toller Porcorum (Toller Lane) will be situated on the left hand side. Continue into the village and after passing the turning to Kingcombe Road, take the next right into School Lane. The entrance to the property is situated on the right hand side directly opposite the church. Post Code DT2 0DF.