Farnham Blandford Forum Dorset DT11

Guide Price
Ref: SAL180237
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 receptions

A charming four-bedroom period cottage with contemporary accommodation

Fred Cook

Senior Associate Director, Head of Salisbury Country House Sales

+44 1722 344011
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Thatch is a delightful detached Grade II listed cottage, thought to date from the 1750s, located in the picturesque Dorset village of Farnham. The cottage has pretty whitewashed elevations with a thatched roof. Inside, original features are combined with a high quality, modern finish which was interior designed by Waldo Works who try "to connect its work to the heritage of a place while remaining tied to the present". There is also sonos sound system operationg across four different rooms and could be easily extended. This has all created a thoroughly appealing home.

To the ground floor there is a welcoming sitting room, plus a cosy snug, with an impressive original open inglenook fireplace. The kitchen is fitted with contemporary units and attractive wall tiles with plenty of space for a dining table.

Two staircases lead to the two separate upstairs parts of the house, which originally formed two properties. There are four generous bedrooms, two of which have fitted wardrobes, plus a family bathroom and a shower room


There is a driveway leading to the large double garage, which provides parking space for multiple vehicles and significant storage space. The property features enchanting southfacing gardens, with a large paved terrace area, and beautifully presented lawns with border flowerbeds, climbers, raised beds for vegetables, mature trees and established shrubs and hedgerow.


The property is located in the village of Farnham which is located in the heart of the Cranborne Chase, An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Farnham is home to a number of charming period buildings and houses, including an award-winning local pub. There is a local store and post office at nearby Chettle, with further amenities found in the popular Dorset town of Blandford Forum and the historic town of Shaftesbury. The Cathedral City of Salisbury offers further excellent educational, shopping and recreational facilities together with a mainline railway station, London Waterloo being approximately 90 minutes’ travelling time.

The Cranborne Chase is a delightful stretch of unspoilt countryside interspersed with pretty villages and crossed by a network of footpaths and bridleways offering excellent walking and riding. The area is well known for its schools including Bryanston, Knighton House, Sandroyd, Clayesmore, Port Regis, Godolphin and St Mary’s Shaftesbury.


From Salisbury, head southeast on the A354 for 15 and a half miles, before turning right onto Miller’s Lane, following the sign for Farnham. After a mile and a quarter, turn left, following the sign for Farnham, and you will find the property on your left-hand side.

Other Features

  • Beautiful thatched cottage
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Utility, Cloakroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower room
  • Double garage
  • Gardens

This plan is for layout guidance only. Not drawn to scale unless stated. Windows and door openings are approximate. Whilst every care is taken in the preparation of the plan, please check all dimensions, shapes and compass bearings before making any decisions reliant upon them.

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