Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2


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  • Bedrooms: 34
A commanding and substantial detached property set within approximately 1.3 acres of mature grounds. The property is nestled within picturesque rolling hills on the outskirts of Winterbourne Steepleton close to the County town of Dorchester.

Previously a residential care home, the property offers huge potential for similar commercial ventures, conversion to an extensive residential property or transformed in to a hotel, country house or a holiday complex (subject to any necessary consent and planning permission).

Oil fired central heating throughout and Calor gas cylinders for gas fired cooking.

This substantial property offers generous accommodation arranged over two floors including 2 residents’ lounges on separate floors, 2 conservatories, offices and treatments rooms. There are 34 guest bedrooms, 15 with en-suite cloakrooms, in addition there are a further 6 bathrooms and 4 cloakrooms.

The ground floor has a large kitchen to service the accommodation as well as a laundry room and boiler room.

Many bedrooms and reception rooms open out on to the attractive grounds and terraces.

Whitway House is surrounded by well-kept grounds which are mainly laid to lawn, with shrubs and hedging to enclose the grounds. Views of rolling countryside can be seen from the garden as well as the house and there are a number of different seating areas and patios to be able to soak up the surroundings.

A central brick fountain feature on the front lawn makes an attractive focal point.

There is a tarmacked carpark to the side with parking for ample vehicles as well as storage sheds.

A timber summer house is set on an elevated position to the rear of the building, providing a space to relax under cover or simply an extra storage facility.

Winterbourne Steepleton is a small picturesque hamlet with a church. The active neighbouring village of Winterbourne Abbas is within close proximity and offers a good range of local amenities including a primary school, garage and convenience store. The County Town of Dorchester is approximately six miles and offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities together with a mainline rail service to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads. The town is also home to the renowned Dorset County Hospital.

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