A fine opportunity to purchase this spacious and very individual barn / old dairy conversion believed to have been converted in 1980. Many period features from the original building have been retained including a number of lovely old arches and in the agent’s opinion, the property offers very flexible accommodation with scope for the creation of an annexe.
The property has been utilised by the vendors in the past for mainly private residential and private equestrian use with a very useful stable yard having a separate access onto the road.
To the rear there are lovely private gardens and grounds with superb views over The Blackmore Vale and to King Alfred’s Tower.
By crossing over the main road into Cherry Orchard Lane, there is good access to lane hacking in the area as well as Duncliffe Woods. The land we understand is currently tack grazed for horses (7 months of the year).
The property is situated just out of Shaftesbury which has a wide range of independent shops, supermarkets, health centre, etc. Gillingham to the north has a mainline station with services to London Waterloo and to the south west. There is a Waitrose supermarket and good schooling in the area including Port Regis School.
Offers Over £798,000 Ref: JN6352
A spacious detached residence with a bespoke fitted kitchen, oil fired central heating and double glazing. The accommodation is as follows; please refer to floor plan for approx. room sizes
Entrance Hall with extensive windows to front, oak flooring, front door
Kitchen bespoke oak fitted kitchen units with granite worksurfaces, oil fired Aga for warming and cooking, island unit with built-in oven and built-in bin unit, double butler sink, travertine flooring, Dining Area with lovely views to rear over the land, two front and three rear windows
Utility Room window, stainless steel sink, large double door larder cupboard, plumbing for washing machine, travertine floor
Cloakroom window, wash hand basin, WC, travertine flooring, Vestibule Area with door to garage
Boot Room rear stable door access to garden
Dining Room glazed double doors to rear garden with lovely view, oak flooring, double doors to:
Sitting Room two sets of glazed double doors to garden with lovely views, brick inglenook style fireplace with woodburning stove, oak flooring, exposed beams, TV points
Inner Hall understairs cupboard, oil fired boiler
Snug / Study / Bedroom Six window, TV point
Inner Corridor feature arch door to front arrival yard
Shower Room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, tiled flooring
Bedroom double French doors with glazed side panels to garden, built-in wardrobes
En Suite window, double shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, double towel rail
Bedroom three windows to yard and three side windows to garden, built-in wardrobes
Turned stairs lead to the First Floor with Two Half Landings
Main Galleried Landing with roof lights, feature stone slit window, airing cupboard with hot water tank and immersion heater doors to:
Family Bathroom bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, raised bowl wash hand basin, WC, ladder towel rail, inset ceiling lighting
Bedroom with roof light, feature arch window, built-in wardrobe
Bedroom with roof lights and built-in wardrobes
Main Bedroom with superb rear views over land, built-in wardrobes, door to:
En Suite Shower Room with corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, raised bowl sink, WC
Offers Over £798,000Ref: JN6352
OUTSIDE, OUTBUILDINGS & LAND
The property is approached off the A30 via a partially splayed and recessed entrance with stone pillars and a gated access leading into a large tarmacadam area providing extensive parking and turning facilities with a drive leading on down to the rear. Accessed from the front arrival yard there is a Double Garage with light and power and a door leading into residence.
There is a gated side access leading to a further rear parking and turning area where there is a Timber Garage c. 18’1 x 11’6 (about 5.5m x 3.5m) on a concrete base with light and power, double doors to front, outside tap and rear garden Tool Shed.
The mature gardens and grounds are a particularly nice feature of this property with a number of lawned walkways and established perennial flower and shrub beds as well as a variety of shrubs and trees including cherry. Immediately adjoining at the rear there is a vegetable garden area with raised beds, greenhouse and lovely view.
On the far side of the garden, which can be accessed either from the garden or by a separate gated access from the road, there is a:
Purpose Built Stable Yard comprising:
Three Loose Boxes each approx. 11’3 x 11’3 (about 3.4m x 3.4m)
Loose Box c. 11’7 x 11’3 (about 3.5m x 3.4m)
Foaling Box c. 15’4 x 11’3 (about 4.6m x 3.4m)
Tack Room c. 11’3 x 7’8 (about 3.4m x 2.3m)
Store c. 23’8 x 11’8 (about 7.2m x 3.5m)
Long Storage Barn / Implement Shed c. 22’1 x 8’3 (about 6.7m x 2.5m) with double doors at one end.
There is a courtyard and outside tap.
A gated access then leads out into the land, outside tap
The Land is a particularly nice feature of this property and comprises one main block of fairly level / very gently sloping pastureland with a number of mature birch trees within and beautiful far reaching views beyond towards The Blackmore Vale and Stourhead.
IN ALL APPROX. 2.5 ACRES (About 1 Hectare)
Offers Over £798,000Ref: JN6352
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