Dukes Orchard

Elegant living in an historic location

  • Beautiful scenic views
  • A typical road in Templecombe
  • An local pub in Templecombe
  • The parish church of Templecombe
  • Images depict Templecombe and the surrounding area

Templecombe is an attractive and historic Somerset village nestled within the Blackmore Vale and surrounded by open countryside. The local St Mary’s Church was established in the reign of King Alfred (871-899), with the current building dating back to the 12th Century, and there is mention of the village in the Doomsday Book (1086).

The current parish of Abbas and Templecombe was originally part of two estates, to the north Abbascombe was owned by the Shaftesbury Abbey while to the south Templecombe was owned by the Knights Templars. It would have been a centre for admitting new members and training them before sending them off to The Crusades. To celebrate the heritage of the village there is an annual Medieval Pageant, with jousting and re-enactments!

Situated along the A357, approximately 5 miles south of Wincanton, Templecombe has easy access to the A303 and A30 as well as a mainline Railway Station on the Waterloo line. The village primary school is well regarded, there is a local shop & post office, takeaway, GP surgery (part of the Milborne Port practice), recreation & sports club and village pub. Major supermarkets, shops, banks and other amenities can all be found in Wincanton, Sherborne and Yeovil. Full leisure facilities are available at Wincanton Sports Centre, there is an excellent golf course at Sherborne and Wincanton Racecourse hosts many jump racing fixtures from October through to May.

Dukes Orchard Siteplan Site illustration indicative only


The Albany
Plots 1, 2, 3 & 8
2 bedroom detached home
The Ashmead
Plot 4
2 bedroom detached home
The Spencer
Plots 5 & 6
2 bedroom detached home
The Belmont
Plot 7
3 bedroom detached home
The Blenheim
Plots 9 & 16
3 bedroom detached home
The Crofton
Plots 10 & 15
3 bedroom detached home
The Lambourne
Plot 11
4 bedroom detached home
The Regent
Plot 12
4 bedroom detached home
The Windsor
Plot 13
3 bedroom detached home
The Arlington
Plot 14
4 bedroom detached home
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Designer kitchens
Individually designed contemporary kitchens with a generous number of drawers, wall and base cupboards
Integrated fridge/freezer
Integrated washing machine and dishwasher to selected plots
Stainless steel oven, electric hob and extractor hood
Stainless steel sink and mixer tap
Bathrooms & cloakrooms
Contemporary white sanitaryware with chrome fittings
Heated towel rail
Ceramic tiling to selected areas
Shaver point
Extractor fan
Internal finishes and electrics
Panelled internal doors with contemporary chrome door handles
Telephone point in entrance hall and landing
TV point in lounge, kitchen, study and bedrooms
Feature skirtings with matching architraves
Fitted wardrobes as shown
Loft hatch and light to selected plots
Walls finished to emulsion, ceilings finished in white matt emulsion
All woodwork in white
Security, energy efficiency and heating
Fused spur for future wireless alarm system
Oil fired central heating with thermostatic radiator valves
Mains operated smoke detectors with battery backup to hall and landing
Front door with multi-point mortice deadlock
Chrome door furniture and letter plate
PVCu double glazed windows with multi-point locking handles
Security locks to all windows
Photovoltaic solar panels
External finishes
External tap to rear garden
Traditional construction with attractive stone elevations and mellow tiled roofs
Optional extras
Influence the design and finish of your new home by choosing from the following items which, subject to the stage of construction, may be fitted at an extra cost:
Additional fitted wardrobes
Additional wall tiling to bathrooms & cloakroom walls
Fixed mirrors
New home warranty
Homes will be independently surveyed during construction and a 10 year warranty certificate issued on completion