Grimstone

£180,000

Guide price

An historic and largely intact water mill with fishing rights and nearly 2 acres of water meadow for renovation (stpp).

COMMUNICATIONS

The County town of Dorchester is only 4 miles to the south. Sherborne and Yeovil are 18 miles to the north, and 14 miles further to the A303 trunk road which links to the M3 and London within about 2 hours drive, alternatively the A35 provides a southern route to the east. The coast at Weymouth is 13 miles. Mainline Trains: Sherborne to London Waterloo 130mins. International Airports: Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol all within 1?? hours.

SITUATION

Situated astride the mill race in the Dorset village of Grimstone, with good communication links via the A37, the Mill overlooks its own land to the north and west across a tributary of the River Frome. Grimstone lies a short driving distance from the County Town of Dorchester, and within easy reach of the coast at Weymouth.

EDUCATION

Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the area including Sherborne Boys, Girls and Prep, St Anthony???s Leweston, St Marys Shaftesbury, Bryanston, Millfield and Milton Abbey. Independent schools details www.isc.co.uk. The Gryphon secondary school in Sherborne is highly regarded. State schools information www.dorsetforyou.com.

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

Plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance. Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the World Heritage Designated Jurassic Coast (location of the 2012 Olympics). For further tourism and leisure information see www.visitdorset. com.

THE PROPERTY

The Mill comprises a three storey mill house and attached outbuildings. It is listed as being of architectural and historic importance Grade II. A large proportion of the Mill???s original workings are still in situ, in particular the overshute wheel and main workings. The Mill was rebuilt after suffering from fire damage in 1924 and was worked well into the 1970s. The building extends to approximately 1,000ft2 (93m2).

LAND

Just under 2 acres of water meadow*Small area of woodland*Long stretch of river frontage with fishing rights

PLANNING CONSENTS

All applications and current consents are obtained within the Legal Pack which is available for inspection at this office or in pdf format.

AGENT

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991. Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

SOLICITORS

Quality Solicitors Farnfields, 4 Church Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8JT. Tel: 01747 854 244.

AUTHORITIES

West Dorset District Council, 58 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset. Tel: 01305 251010. Dorset County Council, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset. Tel: 01305 251000.

DIRECTIONS

From Sherborne west to Yeovil on the A30 and then south on the A37 towards Dorchester. On entering Grimstone from the north The Old Water Mill is the first building on the right hand side.

POSTCODE

DT2 9NA

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01935 815391. Please contact James Law or Cantie Speid-Soote for further details or email sherborne@foxgrant.com

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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