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South Cadbury, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£525,000 Attractive converted former school house Located in the popular village of South Cadbury which has easy access to Castle Cary, Sherborne and the A303 this 4 bedroomed family home offers excellent accommodation with scope for modernisation. EPC rating: F. The property an unlisted attached former school house. An attached single storey double garage lies on the north west elevation with twin up and over doors with the original bell in a lead capped canopy on the ridge line. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and requires some modernisation, comprising: entrance hall with fireplace (sealed) and staircase rising. Sitting room with open fireplace inset with woodburning stove with stone overpiece, window seat, small ante room with parquet floor – suitable for a small study/computer area. Dining room with window seat and alcove with shelving and cupboard. Kitchen with range of wall and base units, Hotpoint electric oven/grill and electric hob, plumbed for dishwasher. Utility area with plumbing for washing machine. There is also a small study and cloakroom with WC. The first floor provides 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is an ensuite shower room attached to bedroom 3 (see floorplans). Lying on the north west elevation and accessed from the utility area there is an integral double garage with vaulted ceiling. The main garden lies to the rear (SW) and includes a stone paved terrace with a path along the rear elevation. There is a large border with roses, spring flowers and a central circular well. This leads onto a large expanse of level lawn with a number of stocked borders. There is a fruit cage stocked with raspberries. Atthe rear of the garden there is a timber summerhouse.

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Wonston, Hazelbury Bryan, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£895,000 Village house with 5 bedrooms, barn and 6 acres An attractive Dorset village house dating from the 18th century and standing in a pretty garden with adjacent paddocks together with an excellent barn well suited to a small home business or as a home office. EPC Rating: F. The property is an unlisted detached former farmhouse dating from the 1700s situated in a Conservation Area. The property is well presented and the accommodation which is arranged over two floors comprises: entrance hall with flagstone floor, study/sitting room with brick fireplace and woodburning stove, drawing room with open fireplace, French windows to terrace. Kitchen/dining/family room – an attractive room with extensive range of fitted base units with polished silestone worktops with 4 oven oil-fired AGA (light blue), direct access onto the rear terrace. Utility/boot and cloakroom. The first floor provides a master bedroom, adjacent dressing area with ensuite bathroom. Double aspect guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 2 further principal bedrooms – one with dressing room and a family shower room. The 5th bedroom/studio is located over the garage, this room has 4 Velux windows. Adjoining the property is a wing to the north incorporating a double garage and an adjacent workshop. The detached barn is currently used for the vendor’s Interior Design business and has a woodburning stove, cloakroom, small kitchenette and stairs up to a small galleried mezzanine. The principal area of formal garden lies to the rear this incorporates a paved terrace with a timber and brick pillared pergola with wisteria opening onto a gravelled terrace that is ideal for entertaining and alfresco dining. The land lies principally west of the house and garden. In all there is about 6 acres.

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Hinton St. Mary, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£585,000 Former village school converted into a family home Detached Grade II listed former village school which has been converted and extended to create an attractive family home with a pretty garden and parking in a popular Dorset village The property is believed to date from the 18th century with a number of extensions on the main school room at the rear. Adjoining the property on the northern elevation is a single garage and there is a conservatory on the eastern elevation which is accessed from the breakfast room. The ground floor accommodation is particularly spacious and incorporates a wonderful main reception room (former school room) with a drawing room with vaulted ceiling and part panelled to dado level with an archway through to a dining room with ornate panelling to dado. The sitting room has a fireplace inset with electric fire. Breakfast room opening to conservatory with direct access to the garden. The kitchen is well equipped and incorporates a Siemens dishwasher and a Rangemaster Toledo electric oven/hob. Utility/WC with pedestal washbasin, plumbed for washing machine and with direct access into the garage. The first floor has a master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower room, 3 further bedrooms (2 singles) and a family bathroom. The property is approached off a no through village lane onto a tarmac drive with parking for 2/3 cars. Lying east of the drive is a level area of lawn with shrubs and two raised borders – one with roses and a small ornamental pond with stone surround. This area is enclosed by laurel and beech hedging and timber fencing. The main area of garden lie at the rear with a gravelled path around the house leading to a stone paved terrace.

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Caundle Marsh, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£1,500,000 A handsome Grade II listed former rectory with detached cottage Surrounded by its own land and standing in attractive gardens, orchard, paddock and newly planted woodland, in all about 8.55 acres. The property offers excellent family accommodation and easy access to the Abbey town of Sherborne The property is believed to date from 1840 and is late Georgian in character. There are well proportioned light and spacious reception rooms with generous ceiling heights and large sash windows with working shutters. The principal accommodation is arranged over two floors and presented in excellent order. Drawing room with open fireplace inset with gas fire, double doors to dining room/music room with open fireplace, garden room, sitting room, study with Victorian fireplace and kitchen/breakfast room. The first floor provides a master bedroom with large dressing room and ensuite bathroom, three further double bedrooms and two further bathrooms. The detached cottage (Owls Barn) is close to the main house and provides either guest accommodation or is suitable for a dependent relative, house keeper or to provide a letting income. The front garden lies to the north and incorporates a large expanse of grass interspersed by mature mixed trees underplanted with spring bulbs and this leads onto a further area of fruit trees. There are a number of stocked borders. Lying on the western side of the house is a level croquet lawn. On the northern side of the garden is an area of about two acres of woodland planted 5 years ago. The rear garden (S) has an expanse of lawn with stocked borders. The paddocks are well fenced and are laid to permanent pasture. NB: A footpath runs along the eastern boundary of the main paddock. A plan is available on request.

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Long Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£1,300,000 Grade II listed townhouse with garden, garaging and parking in Sherborne The property is an attractive Grade II listed Sherborne townhouse within easy walking distance of the town and with the added benefit of garaging and parking. The property has some lovely features, typical of the architectural periods including fine open fireplaces, window shutters, wonderful cornicing and ceiling roses, including the drawing room which has a fine cornice and a frieze below. The accommodation, which is principally arranged over 3 floors together with some cellars, requires some updating and modernising comprises: entrance hall with stripped oak floorboards and an attractive oak staircase, dining room with open carved stone fireplace, study/library with open fireplace, utility/cloakroom, WC. Kitchen/breakfast room with flagstone floor and 4 oven gas-fired AGA, glazed door onto rear terrace. Superb first floor drawing room with twin bay windows overlooking the garden and beyond to both Sherborne old and new castles. The first floor provides the master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite bathroom together with a principal guest bedroom suite. The second floor has a half landing with access to a linen store and tank room, bedroom 3, family bathroom and separate WC. Principal second floor landing accesses two further double bedrooms. The twin garages doors open onto private parking for 2–3 cars outside. The garden lies at the rear of the property and is a real feature. There is a stone paved terrace alongside the rear elevation interspersed with plants and shrubs together with a central circular box hedged border. This area is well suited to entertaining and alfresco dining and is private.

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Holton, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 United Kingdom

£675,000 Grade II listed barn conversion with 5 acres A Grade II listed former barn converted in 2000 with garden, paddock and orchard and located with easy access to Wincanton and the A303 The property is a Grade II listed former barn converted in 2000. The accommodation, which is well presented, comprises: hall with main cloakroom opening to principal sitting room partly vaulted with staircase rising to galleried landing above, stripped flooring, open stone fireplace inset with woodburning stove and double doors onto rear terrace. Steps up to snug/study with doors onto terrace (this room is currently not utilised and requires decoration and finishing). Dining room with hatchway to inner hall. Kitchen/breakfast room with Smeg 5 ring gas-fired hob, AEG electric oven/grill, Miele dishwasher and Indesit tumble dryer. Utility room and second cloakroom. Stairs lead up to the galleried landing with exposed timbers and sitting area. Master bedroom with fitted cupboards and ensuite bathroom with separate shower cubicle, 3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The main garden lies at the rear (NW) with a stone paved terrace along the rear elevation which has access to the main reception rooms. There is an expanse of lawn interspersed with shrubs and bushes and stocked with a variety of plants. There is a small pond which lies at the rear of the garage with a mature willow tree. The principal paddock lies west of the garden and is laid to pasture with some apple trees and is surrounded by mature hedging and trees – this paddock is not stock proof. There is further land comprising a mature orchard. In all there is about 5 acres.

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Higher Street, Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 United Kingdom

£1,185,000 Grade II listed edge of village property with pool Situated on the edge of the village of Okeford Fitzpaine with easy access to Sturminster Newton and Blandford Forum this former farmhouse has a pretty garden, Coach House and indoor swimming pool The property is believed to have 18th century origins with later additions including a rear extension completed in 2003. The house has many period features including exposed beams, plank and muntin panelling and some attractive fireplaces. The accommodation, which is well presented and arranged over two floors, comprises: dining hall with Villager woodburning stove, kitchen/breakfast room with extensive range of fitted wall and base units with 4 oven gas-fired AGA and gas-fired Stoves hob, study, indoor heated swimming pool - recently refurbished and re-tiled with Portland stone, shower/changing area & pool plant room, sitting room with inglenook fireplace, elegant drawing room with generous ceiling heights and doors to the garden. The first floor provides a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, bedroom 2 with ensuite shower room and adjacent dressing room/study area, 3 further bedrooms (1 with mezzanine level) and a family bathroom. The main garden lies at the rear (W) and on one end (S). There is a small paved terrace at the rear leading onto a lawn on the southern end of the house. This is a fully walled area with direct access to the drawing room. There is a circular pond with stone surround and a number of stocked borders. Wrought iron gates lead to the former Coach House which provides garaging and original stalls and a first floor hay loft. In the main garden there is a small pond with a stone surround and a kitchen garden area with a selection of soft fruits.

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Milton Abbas, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 United Kingdom

£1,850,000 Grade II listed country house situated on the edge of Milton Abbas Built by the Hambro family in the 19th century as the Dower House for Milton Abbey. The house is complemented by additional ancillary accommodation in the former coach house, housekeeper’s flat, ample garaging, an outdoor heated swimming pool and is set in delightful gardens and grounds Milton Manor is an imposing edge of village house situated in a wonderful rural location. The house is approached from a quiet lane. The main drive leads to the impressive stone porch with large oak doors. The house boasts a grand reception hall with magnificent fireplace sporting the Hambro Coat of Arms. The house offers fantastic family accommodation over two floors. The property has some classic features of the Arts and Crafts period including stone and oak mullioned windows, stone and slate tiled roof, large fireplaces and oak panelling in several rooms. The property was completely renovated 20 years ago by the current owners. The kitchen and drawing room face southwards with fine views across the principal lawn over open farmland towards the Purbeck Hills and beyond. Many of the rooms in the house have views to the beautiful gardens and grounds that make up about 5.6 acres. The former Coach house has been converted into two 2 bedroom flats. This provides useful additional accommodation for family, staff or visitors. The Coach House has its own drive and thus can be rented out to provide an income without impacting on the main house. An integral garage and workshop, 4 bay garage and workshop provide ample housing for vehicles, machinery as well as storage. There are sweeping lawns, a large paved terrace, with a variety of mature hedges, trees, flowerbeds and shrubs. There is a secluded outdoor heated swimming pool close to a mixed fruit orchard.

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Cox Hill, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£3,300,000 Newly refurbished country house and detached cottage in peaceful Dorset The 6 bedroom house is ideal for family life and Dorset schools. The house has been extended and refurbished to a very high standard. Complementing the house is a new 3 bedroom detached cottage, garage block, traditional stone barn and landscaped gardens. 3 paddocks. About 9.5 acres. EPC rating C. ** Winner in the North Dorset District Council 'Building Excellence Awards 2015' ** A wonderfully positioned country house with Georgian origins, Yardgrove House occupies an elevated setting with far reaching views over rolling farmland. The property has been recently extended and refurbished to a very high standard. The house extends to about 6,500 sq ft with free-flowing accommodation and light, expansive rooms on the ground floor. Upstairs are five principal bedrooms with four bath or shower rooms. Part of the rear wing has been arranged to provide a one bedroom self-contained annexe. The three bedroom cottage has been newly built and designed with extended family in mind, including a very large ground floor bedroom suite. It has a good-sized private garden with a garage and home office / studio. Complementing the main house is a detached garage block with two garages and double car port. A large double height traditional stone barn has been restored and would be suitable for a variety of uses. The newly landscaped gardens and grounds provide a balance of level lawn with herbaceous borders, paddocks and a pond. There is considerable scope to improve the gardens and a natural spot to create a walled kitchen garden. The setting is further enhanced by estate fencing, stone gate piers with wrought iron gates and stone walls.

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East Street, North Perrott, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 United Kingdom

£700,000 An attractive detached Grade II listed former farmhouse The property stands in a pretty garden in the popular village of North Perrott which has easy access to a number of good schools and the market town of Crewkerne. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises sitting room with main staircase rising, open stone fireplace, window seat and window shutters. Study with stone fireplace inset with woodburning stove, carved timber mantel, panelled to dado level and window seat. Dining room with large inglenook fireplace with stone hearth (sealed flue), flagstone floor, window seat, shelved cupboards, rear staircase rising. Kitchen/breakfast room with AGA, garden room with exposed timbers and glazed doors to rear garden. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms and family bathroom. The front garden alongside the lane comprises an area of stone terrace enclosed by wrought iron railings with a number of climbers on the front elevation. The property is accessed through a 5 bar timber gate onto a gravelled drive with parking for 3-4 cars. Adjacent to the parking area are the main outbuildings including a timber double garage with twin up and over doors. There is a timber range with stable and tack room (used as storage) together with a brick and slate roofed original granary on staddle stones. There is a south facing stone paved terrace with borders around and steps up to an expanse of level lawn interspersed with stocked borders including roses. The garden has a number of mixed coniferous and deciduous trees including cherries, fir and yew. Access leads to a further area of garden with a lawn interspersed with spring bulbs.

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Walton Elm, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£1,275,000 Large detached property with a 3 bed cottage, pool and tennis court Located just outside the popular village of Marnhull Walton Elm House offers spacious family accommodation in the main house together with a cottage and a number of outbuildings. It stands in an extensive garden with a small paddock. EPC Rating: F. The property is a substantial, edge of village house believed to date from circa 1810. In about 1940 the house was converted into a school and used as this until the mid 1960’s when it reverted back to residential use. The house offers extensive accommodation with well proportioned reception rooms and incorporates original features including tiled floors in the hall, window shutters and fireplaces. The first floor incorporates the principal bedrooms with 2 bedroom suites, dressing room, 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom and separate shower room. There is also a family room with an adjacent study. Additional secondary bedrooms are located on the second floor and this is accessed via two separate staircases. There are a substantial number of outbuildings within the grounds and the principal buildings lie south west of the house. The main building here is Lodge Cottage which has 3 bedrooms. Adjacent to this is a single garage, billiard room, games room and a number of useful stores. Garden Cottage, constructed of stone and part brick under a clay tiled roof incorporates a changing room, gym, bathroom and sauna room and has easy access to the swimming pool. The front garden comprises a level expanse of lawn with stocked borders and a number of trees and is enclosed by post and rail fencing and mature hedging. The small area of paddock is level and is approximately 0.60 acre. There are two small Shetland pony field shelters, post and rail fencing and a water supply.

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Bishops Down, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£895,000 Detached 5 bedroomed house near Sherborne An attractive thatched house built in 1989 standing in a peaceful location with stunning views, paddock, small vineyard and with easy access to Sherborne. EPC Rating: D. The property is a detached family home built in 1989 and provides well presented accommodation which is well suited to family occupation. Downstairs there is a dining room with hatch to kitchen (currently used as a large study), sitting room with open fireplace, garden room with polished slate flooring, centrepiece fire with pine surround and electric fire and double doors onto the terrace, kitchen/breakfast room with extensive range of fitted wall and base units with polished granite tops and oil-fired 2 oven Rayburn, boot room/utility room There is an integral single garage with up and over door. The first floor provides a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, guest bedroom with ensuite shower room, 3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The main garden lies on the west and north sides with an expanse of level lawn and borders stocked with mixed shrubs, plants and bulbs. There is a hedge with a trellis arch and climbing roses giving access to the kitchen garden which comprises 5 raised beds with grass paths around. There is a paved terrace at the rear of the house with direct access from the garden room making it ideal for alfresco dining. The land comprises a principal paddock adjacent to the garden and house – this is level and laid to permanent pasture and is well fenced. The additional land lies across the lane from the house and is a narrow strip which has been planted as a small vineyard. In all there is about 1.9 acres.

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Vagg Lane, Chilthorne Domer, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 United Kingdom

£595,000 4 bed chalet bungalow in Chilthorne Domer A well presented chalet bungalow situated in a large garden with far reaching country views. EPC Rating: D The accommodation comprises spacious rooms with an entrance hall opening to open plan kitchen/breakfast room. Opening to utility area with stable door to the garden. Sitting room with woodburning stove, sliding doors onto south facing terrace, steps down from the kitchen to family/dining room with bi-fold doors onto the terrace, office and cloakroom. Inner hall accessing the study and double doors to a conservatory. On the ground floor there is a bedroom with ensuite shower room, a further bedroom and family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. The first floor provides a master bedroom, dressing room, bedroom 4 and a wet room. The property is approached off Vagg Lane through a timber gate onto gravelled parking and turning. Gravelled steps lead up to a stocked border and a rockery garden on one side and there is access to the single garage. A stone paved path leads round to a large terrace on the north west elevation with steps down to a level lawn with a number of well stocked borders. Concrete paths bisect these borders with further areas of lawn beyond with a number of mixed shrubs and trees. The garden borders farmland and there are excellent far reaching views over rolling Somerset countryside. This main area of garden is enclosed by wall and fencing.

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Lattiford, Holbrook, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 United Kingdom

£635,000 A well presented family home with a paddock Cedar House is a Grade II listed property situated on the private Lattiford Estate which has easy access to the small town of Wincanton and the A303 The property is a Grade II listed (curtiledge listing) detached property constructed in 2004 with additional extensions added in 2006. The house has excellent well proportioned reception rooms and is ideal for family occupation. Kitchen/breakfast room with range of fitted wall and base units with polished granite worktops, Baumatic range cooker, integrated Siemens microwave, Hotpoint dishwasher. Utility room with sink and plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer. Boot room with access to the garage and onto the rear decking. Study with fitted bookshelves. Sitting and drawing rooms both with open fireplaces. Dining/garden room with tiled floor and twin doors to the main garden. The first floor incorporates a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further bedroom suites (both with wet rooms), two additional bedrooms and a family bathroom. The front garden has a paved path and a parterre garden with clipped box and lavender. At the rear of the house there is an area of timber decking with bamboo and trellis surround. The main area of garden has a gravelled path leading onto a stone paved terrace with raised borders. There is a lower stocked border with topiary balled box and gravelled steps leading up to a level area of lawn surrounded by mature laurel hedge. A 5 bar gate leads into the paddock which is well fenced and laid to pasture. The property also has the facility of jointly owned communal grounds including a 9 acre paddock and communal all-weather tennis court.

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