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Burton Street, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 United Kingdom

£1,950,000 8 bedroom house with tennis court, swimming pool and 3.56 acres in Marnhull This is an attractive large detached house providing excellent family accommodation over three floors with scope to further enhance the property if required. It is set in circa 3.56 acres of beautiful grounds with a fenced paddock, tennis court and swimming pool. EPC: F The property is not listed, believed to date from circa 1890 and is constructed of fine Marnhull stone under a clay tiled roof. The house benefits from well proportioned reception rooms and provides spacious family accommodation arranged over three floors. Downstairs the large entrance hall with open fireplace flows onto the drawing room, study with open fireplace inset with woodburner and the well equipped kitchen is perfect for entertaining and family life. The house is approached through stone gate piers leading onto a gravel driveway with parking for several cars. The drive continues past the house to further parking and a double garage. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with attractive borders. The main gardens lie to the rear of the property and comprise a variety of different zones which are well screened by the high walls and hedges that border it giving it a good degree of privacy. The outdoor heated swimming pool, resurfaced tennis court, wonderful plants and trees, vegetable garden, orchard and paddock are the perfect complement to this fine country house. There is a secondary drive to the west of the house which leads to a large garden shed. The neighbouring property has a right of way over this drive which continues on as a footpath northwards. The footpath is out of sight from the main curtilage of the property.

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Chitterne, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 United Kingdom

£995,000 A 5 bedroom Georgian house with annexe for sale. A beautifully presented former Georgian vicarage, Listed Grade II, with secondary accommodation, set in just over an acre in a very accessible location. Believed to date from the early 19th Century, The Old Vicarage is built with rendered elevations under a slate roof with an attractive tented verandah on the south western side. The house has beautifully proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights and tall sash windows which let in plenty of natural light. The accommodation is well laid out for both living and entertaining with the main reception rooms accessed from the reception hall. The attractive drawing room has a wealth of features which include a wood burning stove with marble surround, wooden shutters, oak flooring and French doors leading to the terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room has been designed by John Lewis of Hungerford and includes fitted units with granite worktops, an Aga, integrated dishwasher and Belfast sink. Arched windows provide views over the garden. An elegant staircase with polished hand rail leads to the first floor where there are 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The Coach House has recently been converted to provide useful ancillary accommodation. The ground floor comprises a kitchen and sitting room with under fl oor heating with two bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor. An electric gate opens to a sweeping drive which leads to the front of the house and a gravelled parking area. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a number of well stocked flower beds. A small woodland copse can be found to the rear of the house. Chitterne is a small village nestled within Salisbury Plain.

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Panorama Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 United Kingdom

£6,550,000 New England Elegance Inspired by the colonial houses of America, Tides has been architecturally designed to sit comfortably in its location providing privacy whilst maximising some of the finest, breath-taking views of this world famous destination, over its private jetty to the idyllic Brownsea Island and Poole harbour Arguably the most sought after coastal location in the UK, with its naturally mild climate and award-winning beaches, the Sandbanks peninsular is the perfect setting for this immaculate waterfront home. The privacy and tranquillity of its surrounds combines with its accessible location with easy access to the M27 motorway, Poole railway station and Bournemouth airport, making the house both the perfect family home and weekend retreat. Internal Specification The lower ground floor comprises an extensive games room, a double bay garage and utility room, sauna and 2 showers. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/living room, dining room/study, WC, boot room and a self-contained guest suite with shower room, kitchen and balcony. First floor Master bedroom suite with en suite bathroom and two French doors opening onto a full length balcony. 2 further bedrooms with jack & Jill bathrooms and terrace. There is also a lounge accessed from the kitchen. Second floor There is a further bedroom, shower room and bathroom. Also another bedroom/office. External Specification Heated outdoor swimming pool and extensive paved terracing. Cedar wood 5ft hot tub. Lower level decking with inset lighting. Circa 90ft jetty, mooring and slipway. Feature boat house with power and light. Extensive off road parking for 5 vehicles.

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Chesil Beach, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£3,000,000 A mini coastal estate with total privacy and uninterrupted sea views Long House occupies an incredible coastal position overlooking Chesil Beach. The 6 bedroom house requires refurbishment and has a refurbished 3 bedroom cottage (currently generating significant income), stable yard and stunning landscaped gardens. In all about 26 acres. EPC: F A spectacular setting in one of the most beautiful parts of England, Long House is set amongst meadowland and wooded chines leading down to 200m of frontage onto Chesil Beach. Surrounded by National Trust farmland, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the centre of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Long House is a haven of privacy, tranquillity and exceptional views. The main house presents a fantastic opportunity to create a magnificent waterfront home. All main rooms have views of the sea, Lyme Regis, Golden Cap (the highest point on the south coast), the Dorset and Devon coastline to the west and Portland to the east. The house is the perfect weekend and family home and ideal for entertaining. Short Cottage provides excellent, high-quality accommodation with 2 principal bedrooms (plus a smaller third) and a large open plan kitchen / living room. The cottage is currently used for holiday lets and generates a considerable income. There is an 11 loose box stableyard with a professional standard manege located nearby. The paddocks are all post and rail fenced. Along with the tennis court, the landscaped gardens and grounds add to the wonderful lifestyle investment this unique property represents. Whilst the gardens have been significantly improved by the current owners, there is further scope to develop them further. In all the property extends to about 26 acres.

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Beechwood Lane, Burley, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 United Kingdom

£2,600,000 In the heart of the New Forest National Park Rare opportunity to acquire a fine period house in the heart of the New Forest. This attractive period family house sits in grounds of 13 acres, ideal for the equestrian enthusiast. Beechwood is a fine, detached family house in an idyllic location, with an interesting history connecting the house to Lt. Thompson, the first British Officer to die in World War I, a brass plaque honours his memory in Burley Church. The previous vendors of Beechwood extensively bred New Forest ponies at the house. The main house enjoys excellent family accommodation over three floors. The reception space includes a reception hall, drawing room, dining room, breakfast room, recently fitted kitchen with an Aga, study, shower room and utility. The upper floors provide generous family accommodation including a master suite of bedroom and en suite shower room, four further bedrooms, two bathrooms. There is a Games Room/ Bedroom 6 on the second floor. There is separate accommodation currently laid out as 2 self contained apartments, but could conveniently provide ancillary family or staff accommodation or potential income. “The Mews”, as it is known, is separately banded with its own utilities and telephone. There are two large hay barns, extensive, drained stabling, mostly brick built and timber lined, a tack room and stores. The house is surrounded by excellent well maintained and deer fenced paddocks. with field shelters, water fed troughs, and an outdoor Manège. There is direct access into forest, creating the ideal situation for the equestrian enthusiast. Hay crops have been taken off 3 paddocks for the last 20 years.

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Primrose Hill, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£2,950,000 A state of the art iconic house with far reaching views Waterfalls is a contemporary, state-of-the-art designed 6 bedroom house with far reaching southerly views. Blending stylishly into the landscape, the house was designed to achieve Level 4 of the 'Code for Sustainable Homes'. Established gardens and grounds extending to 5.16 acres. EPC rating: C. Completed in May 2009, Waterfalls is an exceptional modern dwelling that has been designed to sit harmoniously in its setting. The house has excellent far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside and is completely secluded from other dwellings, whilst being easily accessible from nearby villages. Designed by its owner-architect in consultation with a landscape architect, detailed consideration has been given to the positioning, setting, aspect and materials used, including natural ham stone and English oak. The design maximises the use of lateral space and incorporates features which control solar gain in the summer months and utilise solar gain in the winter months. The open plan living space includes an entrance hall, a sumptuous drawing room, study, dining room, living room, state of the art kitchen / breakfast room, family room / gym, larder, utility room and 2 cloakrooms. Upstairs, the spacious master bedroom suite is complemented by 2 guest bedroom suites, 3 further bedrooms and a bathroom. An indoor swimming pool on the lower ground floor requires a final fit out. The secure garage courtyard has space for 8 cars and is attached to the rear of the house, with various ancillary store rooms. Waterfalls extends to about 5.14 acres with established gardens and grounds. A large pond in the garden is fed by an underground watercourse and attracts a range of flora and fauna.

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Priestlands, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£795,000 Detached Sherborne townhouse with garden and parking Pendower House is a detached family home believed to date from circa 1925. It is situated in a popular residential area within walking distance of the town centre and The Gryphon School and has a garden, parking and a garage. EPC Rating: E The accommodation is orientated to family occupation and comprises: entrance hall with parquet tiled flooring, part panelled wall with serving hatch to dining room and oak staircase rising. Sitting room with carved stone fireplace and hearth inset with gas fire. Snug/study with open fireplace. Garden room with brick paved floor and sliding glazed doors into garden. Dining room with open fireplace. Kitchen with range of fitted wall and base units and a walk-in larder. Breakfast room with parquet tiled floor. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 3 further double bedrooms, family bathroom a separate WC. There is access off the road onto concrete parking with space for one car in front of the single garage. There is additional hard standing adjacent to the garage with space for a small car/trailer. The main garden is at the rear and is enclosed by mature beech and privet hedging. There is a gravelled path along the rear elevation with stocked borders with fuschias, lavender and roses. Steps lead down to a level expanse of lawn with a low box hedge and a stocked border beyond. There is an arched trellis with climbing rose and gravelled path flanked by shrubs. Adjacent to the lawn is a large stone paved terrace ideal for entertaining or alfresco dining. Within the main garden there is a timber outbuilding which provides storage and a home office.

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Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£1,625,000 Period farmhouse with 21.5 acres and a self-contained bothy near Dorchester An attractive former farmhouse dating from the 16th century accessed down a long driveway and set in a wonderful sheltered valley in the heart of West Dorset – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and an SSI. EPC Rating: E The property has a stunning front south facing façade overlooking the main areas of garden. The property is presented in superb order having been recently redecorated by the current owners. Entrance hall/library with flagstone floor. Two fine reception rooms with open fireplaces, dining room, kitchen/breakfast/family room. On the first floor there is a snooker/games room, master bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further double bedrooms and family bathroom. Second floor with three further double bedrooms all with exposed structural roof trusses from the original construction and uninterrupted rural views and bathroom 4. Mill Cottage provides excellent space for a housekeeper/au-pair or alternatively provides space for a separate self-contained home office or additional family accommodation. The formal area of garden lies at the front (SE) with an area of flagstone paved terrace which is well suited to al-fresco dining. The lawn slopes up and away from the house with a variety of mixed shrubs and borders and this area of garden is enclosed by hedging and timber fencing. The land lies predominantly to the north, with one paddock lying south west bordering the garden which is laid to pasture. The main land lying north comprises a nearby paddock with a number of mixed fruit trees. A further large field borders the garden and woodland, laid to pasture and forming an L-shape. These are well suited to stock or equestrian use. In all there is about 21.5 acres.

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Chilton Cantelo, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£875,000 Family home with annexe and land in a popular Somerset village An attractive family home with adjacent detached annexe situated in a rural position in South Somerset with garden and adjoining land. The property is constructed of stone and timber clad elevations under a tiled roof with brick chimneys and dormer windows. EPC rating: C The property offers spacious accommodation comprising: dining hall with oak flooring and open fireplace, sitting room, drawing room with open fireplace and twin double doors onto the decked veranda and a well equipped kitchen/breakfast room with oak flooring. The first floor comprises a spacious open landing accessing a master bedroom with balcony and ensuite bathroom, guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 2 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom with separate shower. Located close to the property is a self-contained detached annexe which provides excellent accommodation for either a dependent relative or to provide a letting income. It incorporates hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room with woodburning stone and glazed doors onto a sitting area to the rear. There is also a shower room and the mezzanine bedroom is accessed via a spiral staircase. The property is approached over a long driveway surrounded on one side by an area of level lawn and on the other by post and rail fencing with access to the paddock. The main area of formal garden lies predominately on the east with a level expanse of lawn with a number of stocked borders and mixed shrubs. There are also a variety of mature deciduous and coniferous trees. To the south of the house there is a stone paved terrace with low stone wall ideal for alfresco dining. In all there is about 4.17 acres.

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Litton Cheney, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 United Kingdom

£895,000 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 6.25 acres of gardens and grounds and a large agricultural barn suitable for storage or alternatively to provide space for stabling. EPC Rating: D The original house was built in the 1950’s and has been substantially extended and re-modelled by the present owners. The ground floor has spacious reception rooms which flow well and are excellent for entertaining. Well equipped kitchen/dining room opening to garden room with doors onto terrace. Sitting room with stone fireplace inset with woodburning stove, fitted bookshelves, French windows to terrace. There are oak floors throughout the ground floor. 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.

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