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.
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.
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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.
Location: Upbury Grange,
Yetminster, DT9 6LS
Status: On sale now
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Sales for Upbury Grange are being managed by GTH.
Greenslade Taylor Hunt
3 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3PT
t: 01935 813577