Manor Farmhouse, Melbury Osmond, Dorchester DT2 0LS

  • 5 Double Bedrooms
  • Three well dimensioned reception rooms with many characterful features
  • Large traditional farmhouse kitchen and seperate laundry room
  • Private off-road parking
  • Extensive enclosed garden, outbuildings and vegetable garden

The Property

Manor Farmhouse is a substantial Grade II listed stone and thatched detached farmhouse which is believed to date from the 16th century. The property has a wealth of character features and is located in the heart of the conservation village of Melbury Osmond, surrounded by beautiful countryside yet conveniently located near to road and rail links.

Manor Farmhouse offers generous accommodation on two floors. Downstairs there is an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, drawing room, kitchen, two large utility areas and a W.C.

On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite, four further double bedrooms and two bathrooms.

This property is available to rent from February 2015.


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 ½ hours from Yeovil.


From the main A37 Yeovil to Dorchester road turn right at the Melbury Osmond junction and follow the road around a sharp left hand bend passing a turning on your right. Continue along the winding

lane through the village, passing the church on your left and down the hill. Take the turning on the right and turn left into the yard at the top of the lane. Manor Farmhouse is on the left.


Ground Floor

Front Entrance Hall

Enter via the front door into this grand entrance hall with flag stone floor, wood panelled walls and a vaulted ceiling to give an overwhelming sense of space.

Drawing Room

Accessed via a small lobby off the front entrance hall, this room has a large feature fireplace with stone surround, french windows giving access to the garden and an exposed beamed ceiling. Carpeted and decorated in neutral colours.

Sitting Room

Accessed directly off the front entrance hall, the sitting room features a large open fireplace with a stone surround, exposed beams and floorboards.

Dining Room

Featuring a large open fireplace, ornate carved beams and a single wood panelled wall. Carpeted and decorated in neutral colours this room can be accessed via both the front entrance hall and the hallway leading to the kitchen.


Traditional country kitchen with a good range of fitted cream coloured units and wooden work surfaces. Also incorporates an integrated six burner gas hob and two integrated electric fan ovens. There is space for a dishwasher and a large fridge-freezer. Access is via a hallway linking the back hall to the front entrance hall.

Back Hall

Connecting the Laundry and Store Room to the main body of the property. Featuring a flag stone floor and external access, this hallway also provides access to the downstairs W.C.


Incorporating a sink unit, plumbing for a washing machine and plenty of space for a tumble drier. With flag stone floors and a period fire place and an old copper water heater.

Store Room

Accessed off the laundry. This area would make an ideal boot or tack room with direct external access. Partial brick and stone floor and the remainder has been boarded. This room also incorporates the oil fired boiler for the house.

First Floor

Bedroom 1

Large master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and built in cupboard. Carpeted and decorated throughout in neutral colours.

Bedroom 2

Double bedroom with large built in cupboard. Carpeted and decorated in neutral colours.

Bedroom 3

Double bedroom with a built in cupboard. Carpeted and decorated in neutral colours.

Bedroom 4

Double bedroom carpeted and decorated in neutral colours.

Bedroom 5

Double bedroom carpeted and decorated in neutral colours.


Two further bathrooms both incorporating showers over the baths, decorated in neutral colours.


The property has front and rear gardens with two stone outbuildings.


There is sufficient off road parking for two cars.


The hot water and heating is provided by oil fired central heating.


Private sewerage, mains water and electricity.

Council Tax

Council Tax Band H. Charge for 2014/15 is £3,300.00.


Pets are allowed with landlords consent.

Available Date

Available from February 2015 on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for 12 months then month to month thereafter.


£2,200 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

Viewings are strictly by appointment only. Contact Melbury Sampford Estate Office on 01935 482200


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