East Chelborough, Dorchester

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A versatile three bedroom cottage offering flexible accommodation, set within delightful gardens and grounds, with ample parking, useful studio/home office and wonderful southerly views. EPC Band C.


Oak Tree Cottage is situated in a wonderful rural yet accessible location and is surrounded by open farmland. The village of Halstock is within 1 mile with its community general store and post office, together with the most active community hall. Sutton Bingham Reservoir is within 3 miles where you can enjoy fishing, sailing and wildlife walks. The thriving town of Yeovil is within 7 miles were a excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found, including a mainline rail link to Exeter and London Waterloo.


Oak Tree Cottage comprises a three bedroom end of terrace property which was extended around 2006/2007. It offers well proportioned and flexible accommodation over two floors and benefits from solid oak flooring throughout the reception areas, kitchen and bathroom, along with a majority of oak internal doors. The accommodation is light and airy and benefits from oil fired central heating, together with a wood burning stove. The property has fibre broadband to premises with internal wiring to all principal rooms, other points of interest include planning permission for a rear porch, new DMSS sewerage treatment plant installed approximately 2 years ago. Solar panels bringing in approximately £1500 per annum and a new invertor in February 2023. Outside are wonderful gardens and grounds together with a useful studio/home office, south facing gardens, kitchen garden and orchard to the rear.


Glazed door opens into the entrance lobby with window to side and solid oak flooring. Opening into the sitting room again with solid oak flooring, vaulted ceiling, together with two Velux roof lights, glazed french doors to garden, exposed stonework to one wall, log burner and glazed door to the conservatory, glazed on three sides, tiled flooring, glazed french doors and glazed door to the garden from which wonderful views can be enjoyed. Dining room with solid oak flooring, glazed french doors to the front and rear, vaulted ceiling with Velux roof light and archway leading into the kitchen. The kitchen is well fitted and comprises; twin circular bowls with mixer taps over, solid beech worktops with floor and wall mounted hardwood cupboards and drawers, oil fired Rayburn for cooking purposes, ceramic hob with electric oven and grill, trap access to the ample loft, solid oak flooring and door to the hallway, with two windows to rear. Bathroom comprising; enamelled bath with shower attachment, concealed WC, circular wash bowl on a solid beech worktop, together with solid oak flooring. Bedroom three/study with glazed french doors to garden and walk-in shower cubicle. Cloakroom with concealed WC and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and trap access to the roof void.

First floor landing with window to rear. Bedroom one with fitted wardrobe, window to front, trap access to ample loft and airing cupboard housing the factory lagged cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving. Bedroom two with window to rear and recess shelving


The property is approached over an initial shared driveway with a 5-bar oak gate opening onto a gravelled parking area for three cars. A general purpose storage area and wood store. Stone retaining wall with rose arch leading through to a paved sun terrace with external light, beyond which is a circular lawn with well stocked borders and a wild flower area. A fine selection of trees, including a Fig Tree. Beyond here is a further garden area housing the old greenhouse, together with compost area, small kitchen garden with two raised beds and a selection of soft fruits including Gooseberries' and Blackcurrants, together with Wild Garlic. Within the grounds is a detached former garage, now a useful studio/home office, connected with power and light, along with glazed doors and windows.

On the far side of the driveway is a small orchard with a selection of fruit trees including, Plum, Pear, Cherry and Apple, along with vegetable beds and a compost area. To the rear of the property is the external oil fired boiler, cold water tap, additional parking area and the concealed oil tank.


Mains water and electricity are connected. Oil Fired Central Heating

Drainage: to a new DMSS treatment plant installed approximately 2 years ago and shared with 4 properties.

Solar Panels: with new invertor (Feb 2023) producing approximately £1500 per annum (tax free) plus RPI inflation rate until 2035.

Mobile Available : EE THREE, VODAFONE and O2

Broadband Available: ADSL under 24 Mbps Superfast 24 - 100 Mbps Ultrafast 100 - 999 Mbps Gigabit above 1000 Mbps


Strictly by appointment with the Vendor's Selling Agents, Stags, Yeovil office. Please call 01935 475000.


From Yeovil head south on the A37 towards Dorchester. After approximately 3 miles turn right signposted Closworth. Continue along here for approximately 4 miles. After the right hand turn to Halstock, the property will be found approximately 1/2 a mile on the left hand side.




The property is subject to a flying freehold.

01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

4-6 Park Rd, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1DZ

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