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The Granary, Melbury Osmond, Dorchester, DT2 0LX

  • 2/3 Bedrooms
  • Large open plan living room/kitchen
  • All bedrooms ensuite
  • Private off-road parking
  • Small enclosed garden

The Property

The Granary is a beautifully renovated barn conversion offering open plan, modern living space whilst retaining the character and charm of a cosy country property. Floor to ceiling windows, exposed beams throughout and subtle LED spotlights makes this an incredibly inviting property.

Downstairs the accommodation comprises of a large, open plan living / kitchen / dining room with steps down to a second reception room or possibly a third bedroom. Access to the bathroom is via this reception room.

Upstairs are two sympathetically renovated bedrooms, both boasting ensuite shower rooms.

With floor to ceiling windows, exposed beams and LED spotlights, modern styles continue whilst still retaining the country charm.

Available to rent with effect from 15th November 2014.


Melbury Osmond is a tranquil rural village benefiting from being on a no-through road.  A wide range of shopping and amenities can be found in the nearby towns of Yeovil, Dorchester and Sherborne, and the World Heritage Coast is only a half hour drive away. There is also a main line railway into London Waterloo taking 2-3 hours from Yeovil.


From the main A37 Yeovil to Dorchester road turn in at the Melbury Osmond junction and follow the road until you meet a sharp left hand bend and a turning on your right. Take the right hand turn and proceed for a mile or so until enter the rural hamlet of Lower Holt. You will find The Granary on your left hand side as you travel down the hill through Lower Holt.


Ground Floor

Side Entrance Hallway

Timber glazed front door and surround providing access to an entrance lobby with access to the open plan living room and the stairs.

Living Room and Kitchen / Diner

Accessed from the hallway this large open plan living space boasts floor to ceiling windows at both ends which makes it a very bright and airy room. At one end is a well-proportioned kitchen providing a large amount of cupboard and work top space with plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. This kitchen area is also large enough to accommodate a good sized dining table and chairs.

The other end of this large open plan space can easily accommodate living room furniture without feeling over furnished.

Reception Room #2

Accessed from the open plan living room and kitchen, this reception room is extremely versatile. Carpeted throughout and benefitting from having direct access to the bathroom, this could be a third bedroom, snug, formal dining room or home office. There is also direct access to the front of the property.

Downstairs bathroom

New white sanitary ware including an electric shower over the bath, lino floor and small double radiator.

First Floor

Master Bedroom

South East facing double room with floor to ceiling windows, fitted carpet, exposed beams and LED spotlights.

Master Bedroom ensuite

New white sanitary ware including an electric shower, lino floor and chrome towel rail.

Bedroom 2

North West facing double room with floor to ceiling windows, fitted carpet, exposed beams and LED spotlights.

Bedroom 2 ensuite

New white sanitary ware including an electric shower, lino floor and chrome towel rail.

Landing and stairs

Fitted carpet throughout and the landing provides access to a generous sized airing cupboard.


The property has limited outdoor space with a small turfed area and patio on the south eastern elevation. Sufficient for outdoor entertaining and certainly low maintenance.


There is sufficient private parking for two cars.


The property has electric central heating throughout.


Mains water, private sewerage and mains electricity.

Council Tax

Council Tax Band D. Charge for 2014/15 is £1,650.00.


Pets are allowed with landlords consent.

Available Date

Available with effect from 15th November 2014 on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for 12 months then month to month thereafter.


£1,000 per calendar month.


The deposit for the property will be equivalent to one months rent. This will be held under the Deposit Protection Service for the duration of the tenancy


Strictly by appointment only. Parties must contact the Estate Office to book. Before making an appointment it is a good idea to ask as many questions as possible to avoid making a wasted journey.

Strictly by appointment. The Estate Office, Melbury Sampford on 01935 482200