Melbury Abbas, Shaftesbury


  • Substantial Countryside Residence
  • Gardens Of Approx: 1 Acre
  • Five Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms
  • Over 2000 sq.ft. Of Accommodation Space
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room With Aga
  • Beautiful Setting Within Popular Village
  • Amazing Views
  • Integral Garage & Driveway Parking
  • EPC: E

Property Summary

A fantastic and substantial village residence occupying a plot of approx. 1 acre offering over 2000 sq ft of accommodation space.

The picturesque North Dorset village of Melbury Abbas is situated at the foot of Spreadeagle Hill between Blandford and Shaftesbury. Mentioned in the’ Domesday Book’ as ‘Meleberie’, the shape of the village has changed little over the centuries with its heart in agriculture.
St. Thomas’s Church with its tower is roughly in the centre of the community. The area is within the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and with its undulating countryside offers several beautiful walks.

Trehurst, constructed in 1949 is a substantial village house set within stunning gardens offering a fantastic amount of accommodation.

Internally, over 2000 sq ft of accommodation space is arranged over two floors and currently offers an entrance hall, dual aspect sitting room, dining room, kitchen / breakfast room, utility, WC, integral garage complete with electric door, five bedrooms including four doubles as well as two bathrooms.

The gardens at Trehurst are something very special indeed.

Spanning just under an acre, there are several areas of intelligent, mature and colourful planting, established lawns and hedge boarders as well as spacious patios and seating areas making most of the neighboring views, timber sheds, greenhouses and numerous soft fruit trees.

In addition is a garage with power and an up and over door as well as driveway parking for several vehicles.

The property is connected to mains water and electricity as well as offering oil fired central heating and private drainage.


Dorset Council, Band F.

Strictly by appointment with Boatwrights.
01747 213106

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