Drove House, Farnham, Blandford Forum, DT11


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4

A wonderful opportunity to purchase this DETACHED 4 bedroom rural property in the heart of open countryside. Benefits include a spectacular SOUTH facing garden, large lounge with wood burner, kitchen/dining room with wood burner, DOUBLE GARAGE, CELLAR and an option for a home office.


This wonderful four bedroom detached cottage is nestled in open countryside in the rural village of Farnham just a 15 minute drive from the market town of Blandford Forum. Steeped in history this home comes to the market for the first time in 42 years having once been the village pub before being absorbed back into the Rushmore Estate. Farnham is a parish and village full of beautiful thatched cottages and blooming country gardens situated on the Cranborne Chase. Drove House is a spacious home with a large lounge with wood burner, fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and dining area with wood burner, a door from the entrance hallway leads down to the spacious original barrel store/cellar. In addition on the ground floor can be found a large double bedroom with ensuite shower room and door to rear garden. Accommodation on the first floor consists of three further good size bedrooms, dressing room and modern family bathroom. The large South facing rear garden has been beautifully landscaped with a good size vegetable plot and netted fruit growing area, log store, garden store, and greenhouse. In addition there is a double garage with electric up and over door with adjoining outside WC.

Entrance Porch

Door to front aspect, tiled flooring.

Entrance Hall

Door to front aspect, tiled flooring.


Stairs from entrance hall leading down to cellar.

Rear Lobby

Stable door to rear garden, tiled flooring.

Lounge 24' 7" x 13' 2" ( 7.49m x 4.01m )

Dual aspect double glazed windows to front and rear, open fireplace with inset woodburner, two electric storage heaters, telephone point, television aerial socket, door into ground floor bedroom.

Kitchen-Dining Room 24' 7" x 11' ( 7.49m x 3.35m )

Kitchen area has double glazed window to rear aspect, fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit, work surfaces, tiling, electric oven, induction hob, electric cooker point, cooker hood integrated dishwasher, integrated washing machine, integrated fridge/freezer.

Dining room area has double glazed window to front aspect, open fire with wood burner, night storage heater.

Bedroom Three 15' 8" x 13' 5" ( 4.78m x 4.09m )

Double glazed windows to front and rear aspects, two skylights, door to rear garden, large stone open fire place, double cupboard with worktop, night storage heater, ceiling lights.

En-Suite 6' 4" x 3' 5" ( 1.93m x 1.04m )

Shower cubicle, wash hand basin inset in vanity unit, W.C, tiled.

First Floor Landing

Stairs from entrance hallway, window to front aspect, night storage heater, loft access.

Bedroom Four 13' 1" x 7' 1" ( 3.99m x 2.16m )

Double glazed window to rear aspect, electric night storage heater, door into bedroom 1

Bedroom One 13' 1" x 10' ( 3.99m x 3.05m )

Window to front aspect, electric night storage heater. Door into dressing room.

Dressing Room

Double glazed window to front aspect, door leading to landing and bedroom 1.

Bedroom Two 10' 11" x 10' ( 3.33m x 3.05m )

Double glazed window to front aspect, fitted wardrobe, electric night storage heater.

Bathroom 12' 3" x 7' 3" ( 3.73m x 2.21m )

Double glazed window to rear aspect, oversized glass shower cubicle with rainfall shower head, wash hand basin inset in vanity unit, W.C, heated towel rail, large built in cupboard/airing cupboard, tiled walls and flooring.


Front Garden

Small enclosed cottage garden with Spring flowering plants.

Rear Garden

Beautifully landscaped rear garden, large vegetable plot with netted fruit growing area, pond, mature trees, greenhouse, patio area, garden storage and log store.

Garage 17' 5" x 15' 6" ( 5.31m x 4.72m )

Double garage with up and over door, light and power.

Driveway Parking


Outside W.C that is attached to the garage,

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

2. These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.

3. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.

4. Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.

5. Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.

6. Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

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