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Compton Pauncefoot, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£440,000 Well presented barn conversion on the edge of Compton Pauncefoot An attractive property located in a charming development of just 6 individual properties on the edge of this popular Somerset village with easy access to Castle Cary and the A303. EPC rating: E The accommodation, which is arranged over two floors and is finished to a high standard, comprises: kitchen with Stoves gas range and 7 ring hob, integrated Electrolux fridge/freezer and Hotpoint dishwasher. Utility room with stainless steel sink, Whirlpool washing machine, Worcester Danesmoor 20/25 boiler and hot water cylinder. The spacious master bedroom has access to the southern terrace and ensuite shower room with tiled and glazed shower cubicle and heated towel rail. There are two further double bedrooms, both with fitted cupboards and direct access to the southern terrace. The family bathroom is fully tiled with an elegant freestanding bath, white WC, pedestal basin and period style heated towel rail radiator. The half landing is a great space and suitable for use as a dining room or study. On the first floor there is a superb fully vaulted sitting/dining room with exposed timbers, stripped floor, brick fireplace inset with a gas-fired stove on a stone hearth. The property is accessed off a private road onto private tarmac parking. Next to this is a detached garage and an adjacent store. Trellis fencing at the rear of the parking area gives access to a pretty, private garden. There is a large cobbled terrace with a timber pergola with wisteria. The terrace opens onto a level lawn with a well-stocked border on one side. The lawn leads onto a charming timber decking area adjacent to a pretty stream. The bank on the far side of the stream is also in ownership.

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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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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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Charlton Musgrove, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 United Kingdom

£2,250,000 Moments from Bruton, a pretty Grade II listed farmhouse in stunning gardens This charming 5 bedroom family home is ideally positioned for a number of excellent schools and has an attached party barn, superb home office, detached traditional stone outbuildings and barns in beautiful and mature private gardens. About 25.1 acres. Gooselands is situated to the north west of the popular village of Charlton Musgrove and a mile north of Wincanton. Wincanton has a very good range of local facilities along its high street and further shops and amenities across the town. Further shopping, business and recreational facilities are available in Bruton, Gillingham, the Abbey town of Sherborne and Shaftesbury. The Hauser & Wirth art gallery is in Bruton and a very good farm shop is up the road. The area is served by excellent schools both in the public and private sectors. These include the Bruton schools, the Sherborne Schools, Leweston, Downside, Millfield, Bryanston, Port Regis and Hazlegrove. The original core of Gooselands is thought to have been built in 1829 with subsequent additions thereafter. The house is south facing and constructed of a local stone, cut and squared with ashlar dressings under a slate roof – the result is a fine, symmetrical front façade with an open porch with slim Doric columns. This fine family house has some great reception rooms, spacious bedroom accommodation and is complemented by a range of traditional outbuildings comprising an independent home office, garaging and various stores. The gardens and grounds are private and have been wonderfully cared for by the current owners, with formal parterres, a walled garden, orchard and fine terraces. The land is well drained and has separate access with a large field barn located between two paddocks. In all about 25.1 acres.

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Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 United Kingdom

£2,500,000 A fine country house with coach house and superb communication links On the market for the first time in nearly 30 years, this 7 bedroom period country house hotel sits within beautiful gardens and grounds in a highly sought after location. Change of use was granted in January 2015 to reinstate the property as a single dwelling house. About 10.4 acres. EPA rating: D. Stock Hill House sits well within its land, with an impressive tree-lined approach to the front of the house. The original part of the house dates from about 1860 and is constructed of stone elevations under a tiled roof. This fine country house is not listed and provides an incoming purchaser with a superb opportunity to create a wonderful private family home in an established and mature setting. Whilst the property is in very good order and currently used by the owners as a country house hotel, there is plenty of scope to re-arrange the existing layout, if required, to provide modern-day family accommodation. The coach house and flat offer flexible accommodation that could be incorporated into the main house or used as ancillary space for a business venture. The gardens and grounds form a major part of this wonderful property, with a balance of formal gardens, large areas of lawn, woodland, a productive vegetable garden, large pond and hard tennis court. Stock Hill House is situated in a rural setting to the north west of the market town of Gillingham, located within the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset. Shopping, business and recreational facilities are available in Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Wincanton, the Abbey town of Sherborne and Bruton. The area is served by excellent schools both in the public and private sectors. These include Hanford, the Sherborne Schools, St Mary’s in Shaftesbury, Leweston, Bryanston, Port Regis, Hazlegrove, Sandroyd and Canford.

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Sandford Orcas, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£825,000 Well presented property with an immaculate garden and rural views Situated in the very popular Dorset village of Sandford Orcas the property is ideal for family occupation with 4 bedrooms, glorious garden and views, garage and additional parking. EPC Rating: E The house was built in 1969, however, since 2007, the property has undergone significant refurbishment and remodelling and is now an immaculately presented family home arranged over two floors comprising: lower ground floor reception hall with ornamental fireplace and guest bedroom with ensuite shower room. On the ground floor there is a dining room, drawing room with open stone and brick fireplace inset with Villager woodburning stove, kitchen/breakfast/family room with Neff 4 ring electric induction hob, eye level Neff double oven/grill, integrated Neff dishwasher and fridge, open to the breakfast area/family room, utility room, study, master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, dressing room and access to ensuite bathroom with panelled bath and separate shower cubicle. There are also two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom with separate shower. More recently a useful porch/boot room and double glazing throughout have been added. There is ample space for cars with a double garage and additional parking for 3 vehicles. The principal area of private garden lies on the west and encompasses a large expanse of lawn, stocked borders, trees and mixed shrubs and is well screened by mature hedging for privacy. There is a kitchen garden with three raised beds and paved and gravelled paths. An archway in the western hedge gives access to a further section of garden with a bonfire area, compost bins and trees providing excellent screening from the village.

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Litton Cheney, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£775,000 Fine detached family home in the Bride Valley with easy access to the coast Situated in the pretty conservation village of Litton Cheney, which has easy access to the Dorset Coast, Waterside House has 1.15 acres of gardens and grounds and a large agricultural barn suitable for storage or alternatively to provide space for stabling. EPC Rating: D. Built in the 1950’s and substantially extended and re-modelled by the present owners there is a well equipped kitchen/dining room opening to garden room with doors onto terrace. Sitting room with stone fireplace inset with woodburning stove, French windows to terrace. Ground floor master bedroom with fitted hanging cupboard and French windows onto terrace together with an ensuite bathroom. The first floor provides 4 further double bedrooms, family bathroom and a separate WC. The property is approached off the village road onto a tarmac drive with parking and providing direct access to the stone and slate garage which has an adjacent garden store with WC. The gardens lie on the south and east sides of the house and are laid to lawn interspersed by mixed trees. There is a large stone paved terrace on both sides of the house making it ideal for alfresco dining and entertainment. A stream (The River Bride) forms the boundary on the eastern side and flows back towards the village lane. Within the land there is a large steel portal framed agricultural barn with double doors on both ends and is suitable for either machinery or for conversion to provide stabling or housing for stock. The land comprises paddocks laid to permanent pasture. The land is well suited for equestrian or stock use. The property is offered in lots: Lot 1 : House & garden & circa 1.15 acres - £775,000. Lot 2 : Land & barn & circa 5.25 acres - £90,000 or £865,000 for the whole.

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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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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' and 'LABC South West of England Awards' in recognition of outstanding design, construction and workmanship ** 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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Hardington Mandeville, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£2,250,000 A fine country house needing restoration with far reaching views A spacious Grade II former rectory in need of complete renovation, subject to planning consent. Immaculate 3 bedroom cottage, 2 bedroom flat, coach house, stables, outbuildings and a mature parkland setting. Incredible walled garden, heated outdoor swimming pool. Duck pond. About 8.5 acres. A spacious Grade II listed country house requiring complete refurbishment and modernisation, standing in particularly fine mature landscaped gardens. Complementing the main house are a number of excellent traditional stone-built buildings, all restored and refurbished to a very high standard. Planning permission for the main house (now lapsed) was granted in 2002 for the "demolition of existing extensions, alterations and the erection of a two storey replacement extension to dwelling house”. An opportunity now exists for a buyer to re-apply for planning consent to restore, refurbish and if they wished, extend the house, whilst benefitting from the incredible work that the current owners have undertaken on the remainder of the property during their ownership. The pretty detached 3 bedroom cottage has been extended and re-modelled, creating a fantastic secondary house, with a private garden and secondary driveway. The former coach house has a first floor 2 bedroom flat with potential to reinstate stabling, workshops or further accommodation on the ground floor. A spacious home office or studio also houses changing facilities for the heated swimming pool. The large walled garden is simply breath-taking with stunning herbaceous borders, a productive kitchen garden and a wide selection of fruit trees. Further grounds include a duck pond, stream, and parkland setting, with specimen treess and shrubs. The views from the house are incredible. About 8.5 acres.

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Ryalls Lane, Caundle Wake, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£875,000 A well presented detached house standing in a pretty garden with rural view Croft Barton is a detached house originally built in 1984 as two holiday cottages and converted in 1997 into a family home with a lovely garden and views. EPC Rating: E The accommodation, which is well presented and arranged over three floors and comprises: entrance hall with limestone flooring and part vaulted with exposed timbers, study/bedroom 4 with double doors onto the terrace, guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom, bedroom 3, shower room/WC. The lower ground floor has a large open plan kitchen/dining/family room with terracotta tiled floor, range of fitted oak units, polished granite worktops 2 oven oil-fired AGA, Smeg 4 ring gas hob, integrated Miele dishwasher, fireplace inset with Villager woodburning stove, utility room, garden/dining room with twin doors to main garden. First floor: sitting room with stripped oak flooring, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, stone fireplace with bressemer beam inset with Villager woodburning stove on stone hearth, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. There is gravelled parking for a number of cars in front of the triple open fronted car port. At the rear of this building there is a workshop and garden store. Beyond the house on the southern side there is a further area of tarmac parking with additional space for 2-3 cars. The main area of garden lies at the rear with a flight of stone steps between the house and carport with a stocked border leading down to a wrought iron gate with brick gate piers and fencing. This opens onto a gravelled and stone paved rear path running along the back of the house on which there is a raised brick well. This terrace has direct access to the garden/dining room.

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