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Could John Mannet’s own garden on the edge of a Dorset village make the perfect site for his new downsized home?

PLOT WATCH: Mike Dade investigates

WHO John Mannet

WHAT A village-edge garden plot

WHERE Dorset

John Mannet owns a converted barn on the edge of a Dorset village with a small garden adjacent – plus a second, larger garden with a driveway and parking space across the lane. John would like to downsize from his current home and self build a modest two-bedroom abode. Could his own land prove suitable?

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