Fordington Farm, Alington Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset DT1


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
For Sale by Public Auction on Friday 24th July 2020

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Fordington Farmhouse provides a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial dwelling providing over 4500sq ft accommodation.

The house which is in need of updating has accommodation spread over two storeys. On the ground floor there is spacious entrance hall, three reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room and large utility space. On the first floor there are 5 well-proportioned bedrooms, a cloakroom and bathroom.

Externally the house is approached by a private tree lined driveway which leads to a parking area with access to a garage and two outbuildings, both of which have scope for conversion (STPP).

The extensive garden which is laid mainly to lawn and sub-divided by mature trees and trees may offer scope for re-development (STPP).


Access along route coloured yellow on the plan, to be used for access/egress only with no parking or obstruction and subject to contribution to maintenance


To contribute a fair proportion of the upkeep and maintenance of the shared driveway apron.

Not to submit a planning application for alterations or additions to the local planning authority without first seeking approval of the designs from the vendor.

If the purchaser (or his successors in title) obtains planning consent to use the site for more than a single private dwelling house and garden, they shall make an overage payment of £50,000 per additional consented dwelling. Such payment to be made prior to the soonest of: The date of commencement of the development, the completion of a sale of the consented plot, the expiry of 12 months following granting of the planning consent. The sum of £50,000 will be subject to indexation in accordance with movement in the rpi from a base of December 2020.

Fordington Farmhouse is situated to the eastern fringe of Dorchester and falls within the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools. The town centre is within a short distance, providing a good range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. The Dorset County Hospital is nearby. There are numerous sports clubs around the town including cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf.

There are many footpaths and bridleways across the beautiful surrounding countryside. The Jurassic Coastline is a few miles to the south with some sandy beaches, outstanding walks and the opportunity to enjoy a number of water sports activities.

Dorchester South and Dorchester West train stations provide direct services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads respectfully. Cross channel ferries at Poole and Weymouth.

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