Corscombe, Dorchester


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A delightful Victorian home sitting in grounds of around 0.3 acre in a secluded setting on the fringes of the popular village of Corscombe. A charming and tranquil 'retreat' home with lots of native trees and a sizeable L shaped plot. Red brick property with three bedrooms and two reception rooms with further potential and scope subject to any relevant consents.


Rectory Cottage is a very charming and slightly unassuming Victorian home of red brick elevations and a tiled roof that sits in an enviable position within the village of Corscombe with countryside adjoining parts of the grounds and within easy reach of the popular pub and wider amenities within the village. The property has been renovated by the current owner to bring it up to more modern standards whilst sympathetically renovating and making the most of its period features and charm. Some of the works carried out include re-plastering, new bathroom (by knocking through to the previous fourth bedroom), new kitchen and substantial works to the windows.

Rectory Cottage currently offers three bedrooms of decent proportions and a substantial family bathroom with a bath and shower, whilst on the ground floor, there is a substantial dual aspect sitting room with two large landscape windows that make the most of the views across the gardens and grounds- this room also with an open fireplace and built in storage. Beyond this, a separate dining room enjoys panelling and a sash window leads onto kitchen at the rear which has been recently re-fitted.

As previously mentioned, there are original windows, panelling and doors along with window furniture.

Whilst a significant programme of renovations has been carried out on the property, there is certainly further scope for a new purchaser and there could be the opportunity to extend, subject to any necessary consents.


The property sits in a secluded and tranquil setting with lots of native trees and has an L-shaped garden measuring 0.3 acre which offers two very different aspects and opportunities.

The cottage is approached from the lane where there is parking for several vehicles which could also be extended subject to ones needs and from which the garden and house can be accessed. The plot is substantial, measuring around 0.3 acre and has plenty of scope for further outbuildings etc, subject to any necessary consents.

Excellent views can be appreciated from the lower garden, across the valley. Both areas of garden offer a very unique feel and approach and are laid to lawn and surrounded by native trees.


Rectory Cottage is pleasantly situated in the popular and peaceful village of Corscombe which is a designated conservation village and within an Area of Outstading Natural Beauty (AONB). This sought-after village, which has street scenes of primarily picturesque character properties, has an active and friendly community and amenities including church, village hall and The Fox Inn public house. The beautiful town of Beaminster is just 4 miles away, offering a healthy range of facilities including a mini-supermarket, post office, primary and secondary schools, two health centres and sports centre with swimming pool. Further afield, Bridport, Crewkerne, Dorchester and Yeovil are all within easy reach, as are road and rail transport links. The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site is also just a short distance away.


Mains water, electricity. Private drainage.

NB: Please note that the property does not have an existing boiler but there are plumbed in radiators.


Strictly by appointment with Stags, Bridport.


From Beaminster square, follow North Street and proceed out of the town and up White Sheet Hill. Continue on this road and at the T-Junction, turn right and then take the next turning left also signposted Corscombe. Follow into the village and just past the turning to the church, the property can be found on the left denoted by a Stags board.

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Stags - Bridport

29 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

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