Upbury Grange

Upbury Grange, Thornford Road, Yetminster, Dorset, DT9 6LS

All our homes at Upbury Grange are now sold.


In an area of unspoilt tranquillity in the rolling Dorset countryside the quaint and quiet village of Yetminster awaits. Hidden along the country lanes, you will find Upbury Grange, a stunning new collection of homes by award-winning developer, Burrington Estates New Homes.

Yetminster, which dates back almost 1,000 years, has a rare charm not often found in the region. With honey coloured cottages and wild flower meadows, this picturesque setting has a quintessentially English feel. The babbling sounds of the River Wriggle, which runs directly beside the village, adds to the peaceful and calming nature of this enchanting location.

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We are dedicated to the quality of our craftsmanship, striving to set exceptional standards in finishes and interior design.


Kitchens / Breakfast Rooms

Our kitchens are designed with you in mind, a place where you can entertain friends or enjoy cooking something new with the family. 

  • The high quality kitchen has been carefully designed and installed by local kitchen designers.
  • Four and five bedroom homes include quartz worktops, upstands and a splash back.
  • A stainless steel undercounter sink is included in homes with quartz worktops*, all other homes include a stainless steel countertop sink. A contemporary mixer tap is included in all homes.
  • Choose from a four burner gas hob or 4 zone induction hob. A stainless steel extractor hood is included in all homes.
  • Bosch double oven built under or eye level dependent on kitchen layout.
  • Integrated appliances, like the integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer, make moving into your new home even easier.
  • Cleverly designed lighting sets the right tone, with pendant lighting* features in homes with breakfast bars and chrome LED downlights in all homes.
  • Chrome electrical accessories complete the sleek finish.
  • Choose from ceramic tiles or wooden flooring depending on stage of build at point of reservation.

*House type specific


There’s nowhere better to relax and experience a great night’s sleep.

  • All master bedrooms enjoy built-in wardrobes, complete with shelf and hanging rail, finished with oak veneer doors.
  • Our master bedrooms in three, four and five bedroom homes benefit from an ensuite.
  • High quality, oak veneer doors to all bedrooms.
  • USB socket and a TV point feature in the master bedroom.

Expertly designed with clean, crisp lines to create the ultimate spa-like suite in your home.

  • All bathrooms have contemporary back to wall sanitaryware with soft close WC seats.
  • The chrome heated towel rail in the family bathroom and ensuites is great for warming up fluffy towels.
  • The master bathroom has the added benefit of a shaver point.
  • High quality, Porcelanosa tiling to half height on the walls and underfoot adds a superior finish.
  • Fitted mirrors are included within the master ensuite and WC.
  • Motion sensor lighting and LED downlights complete the stylish design. 
  • All bathrooms have a low profile shower tray and Porcelanosa tiled bath panel.
  • In ensuites, you can enjoy a semi frameless shower screen and rainhead shower.
Internal Finishes

The finishing touches to make your new Burrington Estates house feel more like home.

  • Walls are painted in a stylish quartz grey.
  • All homes are completed with satinwood skirtings, architraves and window boards, adding a superior finish.
  • Premium oak veneer doors feature throughout.
  • The staircase is finished with white spindles and a hand crafted, oak veneer handrail.
  • Door handles are finished in a brushed stainless steel.
  • LED downlights feature in the hall and WC.
  • A spur allows for the future installation of an intruder alarm.
  • Chrome BT point to hall, lounge or study*, with pre-wiring for SKY.
  • Enjoy taller skirting throughout all homes, enhancing the classical design.
  • All switches and sockets on the ground floor are chrome finished, with white to the first and second floors.

*House type specific

Heating & Insulation

Come rain or shine, the additional features keep your home warm and cosy.

  • Enjoy the latest in home technology with smart heating controls.
  • All homes have gas fired central heating with an energy efficient boiler.
  • Excellent insulation levels throughout to meet modern energy standards.
  • Solar PV is available as an optional upgrade, subject to build stage.
External Finishes

Ensuring your new home is set to impress with clever designs and stunning details.

  • Landscaped front gardens maximise the kerb appeal.
  • Spend summer days in the rear garden, complete with quality turf.
  • Timber dividing fences for increased privacy.
  • An entrance light, chrome ironmongery and mains wired doorbell to  the front door.
  • Plots with garages will come with power and  light, subject to garage position.
  • To the rear of each home there is an outside tap and light for the garden.
  • All homes have high performance UPVC double glazed windows.

The specification and features shown in this brochure are correct at the time of going to print. Burrington Estates New Homes is continually reviewing and updating the specification on all house types and therefore reserves the right to change specification details. For full details regarding current specification and finished for individual plots, please refer to our sales team. Photographs shown in this brochure depict typical Burrington Estates New Homes interiors.

Upbury Grange

At the centre of village life is the popular country pub, a food store, health centre, church and local primary school. You can take the train from Yetminster station to Weymouth and Yeovil, giving access to the rest of the county and beyond. The A37 and A303 are in easy reach, a great option for those wishing to commute to nearby towns of Sherborne, Yeovil and Dorchester. Yeovil Hospital is just 15 minutes drive.

Nearby, you can make the most of a number of fantastic country walks, which form part of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Sutton Bingham Reservoir is a brilliant nature ground that offers fishing, sailing and canoeing. To test your skills on the golfing green, head to Yeovil Golf Club, less than a 20 minute drive.

You will be spoilt for choice with the number of charming places to visit from your new home at Upbury Grange.

On your doorstep

With four bordering counties to explore; Somerset, Devon, Wiltshire and Hampshire, life at Upbury Grange allows you to make the most of what this superb location has to offer.

You can while away the hours walking the dogs along the country lanes, or exploring the rest of the village, which has a number of houses dating back to the 17th century. Every year, the local village celebrate at the Yetminster Fair, believed to be one of the oldest fairs in the country. Here you can enjoy a day out with the family, with food and craft stalls, as well as traditional dancing.

Take a trip to Sherborne, a nearby market town brimming with charm and appeal, less than 15 minutes away. Here you can find a swimming pool, supermarkets, boutique shops and high street names, as well as a selection of quality restaurants. There are also a number of good primary and secondary schools, including the prestigious Sherborne School, an independent boys school, and Sherborne Girls, an independent boarding and day school. Those commuting for work or pleasure can also access the nearby city of Yeovil.

Head to Ninesprings, Somerset’s largest country park, to discover an idyllic parkland with flowers, rivers, walking routes and children’s play areas. Be transported back in time with a visit to Montacute House, Sherborne Castle and Abbey or the imposing Cerne Abbas Giant, all just a short drive away.

After a day of exploring what this fabulous location has to offer, Upbury Grange is there to welcome you home.