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West Camel, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£660,000 Renovated former Mill house in West Camel with circa 2 acres The property is located in a conservation area in the centre of this popular village in Somerset with easy access to Sherborne, Yeovil and the A303. EPC Rating: F. The Old Mill is believed to date from 1066 when it belonged to Muchelney Abbey who continued to own it until 1305. By 1825 it belonged to the Way family and continued being used as a mill until 1927. The property was rebuilt in 1930 and has attractive stone elevations under a tiled roof. The accommodation is arranged over 2 floors and all the rooms are well proportioned with good ceiling heights and large windows. The present owners have updated and modernised throughout resulting in a charming marriage of period features and modern conveniences and a very comfortable family home. The main reception room has flagstone floors and a stone fireplace inset with a woodburing stove. The kitchen/breakfast room is the natural hub of the house and has an oil-fired Rayburn. There is a further reception room, dining room, conservatory, utility room and bathroom on the ground floor. On the first floor the landing gives access to all 4 bedrooms and a fully tiled shower room. Every bedroom enjoys a lovely outlook over the land towards the village. The gardens surround the property on all sides and are completely private. The area of formal garden includes a paved courtyard and working well which has direct access from the rear of the property and is ideal for alfresco dining. This leads onto an area of sweeping lawn with well stocked borders. Beyond this is the paddock which is ideal for use as a pony paddock or to keep sheep.

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Milborne Wick, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£650,000 Period cottage with attached annexe and parking in a peaceful Dorset hamlet The family orientated property has a delightful cottage garden, paddock, extensive parking and enjoys easy access to Sherborne. EPC Rating: D. The property consists of a detached period cottage with an adjoining farm barn and cow byre. The barn has been converted into a kitchen and dining area and a master bedroom. Above the kitchen and dining area is a large gallery. The cow byre has been converted into a 2 bedroom self-contained annexe. The paddock, which is currently rented to a local farmer is ideal for horses, has water and amounts to circa 3.5 acres. The property has a number of period features including stone mullioned windows with window seats, exposed beams and half inglenook fireplace. The cottage is surrounded by very pretty well stocked garden borders which can be enjoyed from the conservatory looking over the terrace to the rear garden. The cottage accommodation comprises a sitting room with multi fuel burner within the period inglenook, with, on one side a dining room currently used as a hobbies room, and on the other a utility room, family bathroom and entrance to the hardwood conservatory. Upstairs there are 2 double and 1 singe bedroom, The utility room leads to the converted barn containing the large triple aspect split level kitchen and dining area which features wooden worktops with inlaid marble and a one and half bowl ceramic sink. Above this is the gallery currently used as a home office. Off the kitchen is the master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and en suite shower room. The old cow byre, now the annexe, has a sitting room, bathroom, kitchen, dining room and on the first floor 2 bedrooms.

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

£1,250,000 Grade II listed edge of village property with pool, stables and paddocks 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, adjacent Coach House, granary, indoor swimming pool, stable block and paddocks. In all the gardens and grounds total circa 4.46 acres. The property has 18th Century origins with many period features including exposed beams, panelling and some attractive fireplaces. The accommodation, which is arranged over two floors, comprises a dining hall, kitchen/breakfast room with a 4 oven gas-fired AGA and gas-fired hob, study, indoor heated swimming pool with shower/changing area, sitting room with inglenook fireplace, elegant drawing room with generous ceiling heights and doors to the garden. The first floor comprises a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms (1 with en suite shower room and dressing room) and a family bathroom. The main garden lies at the rear and to one side of the property. On the southern side, French windows from the drawing room lead to a fully walled side garden comprising a lawn surrounded by borders and with a pond at its centre. Iron gates lead through to a gravelled parking area and Coach House, which provides garaging. To the rear of the house there is a paved area leading up to the main area of garden, which consists of lawns, borders, a small pond, mature trees and kitchen garden area. Close by is an original Granary set on saddle-stones with a dovecote in the top section. Lying beyond the garden is a stable block with central cupola with a clock and weather vane, which contains a number of loose boxes, a feed store and a tack room. To the front is a small paddock and a further, much larger paddock lies to the rear. In all the gardens and paddocks total 4.46 acres.

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Maperton, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 United Kingdom

£2,500,000 An enchanting family home in a tranquil position with magnificent gardens The 5 bedroom house is not listed and offers exquisite interiors, having been extended and remodelled to a very high standard by the current owners. The gardens are superb and a garage / studio block has planning consent for conversion to secondary accommodation. About 2 acres. Gardeners Cottage sits in a wonderfully private and tranquil spot on the edge of the small hamlet of Maperton. Surrounded by rolling countryside, Gardeners Cottage offers a real sense of seclusion while still being easily accessible from Sherborne, Wincanton and Bruton. Schools in the area include the Sherborne Schools, Port Regis, King’s Bruton, Bruton School for Girls, Sexey’s School and St Mary’s Shaftesbury. Slightly further afield are Wells Cathedral School, Millfield and Dauntsey’s. Gardeners Cottage has been transformed into a deceptively large, yet manageable family house, whilst maintaining much of its 18th century charm. A large kitchen/breakfast/family room, which is a later addition to the house, sits to the rear and features a stunning fireplace and glass doors leading to a raised terrace overlooking the pond. The meticulous attention to detail continues to the first floor, with a particularly impressive master bedroom suite. This was originally 3 rooms, which the current owner opened up to create 1 large bedroom with a gothic style arched window which sits beautifully with the pitched roof. Currently configured as a 3 bay garage on the ground floor and studio above, planning permission has been granted to convert this into secondary accommodation. Gardeners Cottage is surrounded by approximately 2 acres of mature and magical gardens, with a large pond forming the focal point.

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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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Acreman Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£895,000 Delightful Grade II listed townhouse with garaging The property is only a short walk to the Abbey and the town centre and has a lovely partially walled garden within which there is a large outbuilding suitable for a variety of uses. St Annes is an attractive attached Grade II listed townhouse with predominantly sash windows giving it a light and airy feel. The accommodation is well suited to family life comprising, on the ground floor, two reception rooms off a spacious entrance hall and a kitchen/dining room with a 4-oven gas-fired AGA (blue), Belfast sink, fitted units under timber work surfaces and a matching kitchen island under a granite work surface. There is also a large utility/garden room which leads directly off the dining room and could be developed from its current use to create additional living space if so required. On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (one en suite to the principal bedroom and the other en suite to the second and third bedrooms) and a family shower room. The house has vehicular access off Acreman Street to the rear of the property through an archway leading up a driveway to an open-fronted double garage set to the rear of the garden and ample parking space. The property has a large, south west facing, private garden to the rear, which is partially walled. Immediately to the rear of the house and accessible from the sitting room and the utility/garden room is a paved terrace with timber summer house and steps leading up to a level lawn with a lavender border and borders planted with perennial flower and shrubs. Towards the rear of the garden are a small ornamental vegetable garden and a further area of lawn planted with a number of trees.

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Sandford Orcas, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 United Kingdom

£825,000 Detached village property with an immaculate garden, garage 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 en suite bathroom with panelled bath and separate shower cubicle. There are also 2 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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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 2 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 en suite shower room with tiled and glazed shower cubicle and heated towel rail. There are 2 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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Rockbourne, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 United Kingdom

£1,300,000 Grade II listed 7 bedroom family home West Hayes is located in the pretty village of Rockbourne. The house was built circa 19th Century incorporating a pair of much older cottages. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with a total of 7 bedrooms and 7 reception rooms. Once the home of Lord David Cecil this handsome Grade II listed village house is set in a secluded plot of 2.6 acres, surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens. On entering the house the reception hall, with parquet flooring, leads through to a substantial library and drawing room. Both rooms have bay windows, french doors out to the garden as well as an open fireplace. The dining room again has french doors to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an Aga and opens through to a sitting room with wood burning stove. Off the kitchen lies a garden room with stone flooring and stunning views over the gardens. Also on the ground floor there is a study, laundry and guest cloakroom. The first floor comprises master suite with views over the gardens. As well as a double aspect bedroom there is a separate dressing room/bathroom. There are six further bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room on this floor. The gravel driveway leads past the house to a parking area with a substantial brick built coach house. The building is currently divided into garaging for four cars and various stores but has the potential to be converted into a variety of uses, subject to planning permission. In addition there is a further double garage and timber framed workshop. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn. There is an outdoor swimming pool with pool house and store. To the rear of the garden is an enclosed paddock with fruit trees and a nissen hut.

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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 en suite 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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Chitterne, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 United Kingdom

£750,000 Beautifully presented detached house with land and views in Chitterne St Mary’s Lodge is an attractive house believed to date from 17th century with later additions. Chitterne (www.chitterne.com) lies on the edge of Salisbury Plain and has a village hall, cricket club and regular events include a flower festival and village fete. EPC rating E. The Kings Head is known for its real ales and hosts a darts team and fortnightly quiz. Quiet lanes, rolling countryside and an extensive network of footbaths, bridleways and by-ways make the area ideal for cycling, walking and riding. The area is also famous for its chalk stream fishing. Stonehenge is about 8 miles to the east. Salisbury is 17 miles to the south with its cathedral, excellent shopping and recreational facilities. The A303 gives access to London and the West Country. Trains to London can be found at Warminster, Westbury, Grateley or Andover. State and independent schools include Warminster School, Dauntseys, South Wilts Grammar, Bishop Wordsworth’s, Godolphin, Salisbury Cathedral, Sandroyd, Port Regis and Chaffin Grove. Neighbouring Codford St Peter, Tilshead and Shrewton have village schools. Extensively and meticulously restored by the current owners using traditional building methods and craftsmen, the house has light and versatile accommodation and is presented in very good order. Features of note include the kitchen/ breakfast room with central island, black limestone floor with Aga; the master bedroom with ensuite shower room and southerly views; exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces and oak floors and double glazing throughout. The south facing garden with greenhouse is partially walled and includes herbaceous borders and productive fruit trees and raised beds. The adjoining paddock is currently grazed by sheep but would suit a pony or other livestock.

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High Street, Hardington Mandeville, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 United Kingdom

£685,000 Detached single-storey 4 bedroom house with paddocks, hay barn and stabling Modern detached, split level, single storey house situated in the village of Hardington Mandeville selling as a whole or in two Lots. Lot 1: Main house with circa 0.32 acre £585,000. Lot 2: 2 paddocks, stable block, hay barn and separate vehicular access with circa 3.1 acres £100,000. EPC Rating C. The property has been built for the present owners to a high standard with characterful detail whilst blending with neighbouring properties in the village. It has also been designed to offer the possibility of creating a self-contained annex with its own entrance if required. The property has 3 reception rooms including a garden room with a vaulted ceiling with broad views over the rear garden. It has 4 double bedrooms (one of which is currently in use as an office), 2 en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. The house has vehicular access off a quiet village street, to a paved driveway immediately to the front of the property, providing parking space for several vehicles. To one side of the parking area is a detached double garage. Paved pathways lead around both sides of the house to a paved patio and the rear part of the garden, which is principally laid to lawn and a young orchard planted with a number of specimen and fruit trees. To the rear of the garden there is an area of decking with an integral fishpond, which provides a sitting area with far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Immediately to the rear of the orchard, are 2 paddocks, which together total approximately about 3.1 acres. The paddocks are bounded by a mixture of fencing and mature hedging. To one side of the upper paddock is a stable block comprising five loose boxes and a tack room with an adjoining hay barn. There is also a separate timber shed with power and light.

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Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 United Kingdom

£3,950,000 Positioned in an incredibly private location with far reaching views A superb new 5 bedroom principal house sitting in the middle of its land, with no public rights of way and spectacular far-reaching views. Triple garage block, 2 bedroom cottage, studio, timber-framed stable barn. Large lake and extensive undulating pasture land. EPC rating B. About 129 acres Wellwood Farm is situated in a tranquil and secluded position within the middle of its own land in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The long private drive creates a magnificent and lasting first impression of the property, with astonishing views over the lake and rolling countryside beyond. Wellwood Farm is a new 5 bedroom house, but it is believed that there has been a farm on the site for over a thousand years, and is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. Light, open-plan living with modern conveniences make this a superb family home. Meticulous attention to detail and bespoke design features are notable throughout the main house and local building materials have been used where possible. Sherborne stone floors feature throughout the ground floor, with under-floor heating in in every room. A 2 bedroom cottage is carefully positioned to enjoy the views without intruding on the main house. It has a private area of garden to the rear. A large, double height studio is attached to the cottage and would make a superb home office or party room. The timber-framed stable barn lies to the east of the property, with tack room and 3 loose boxes. 3 further boxes could easily be added. The barn is surrounded by useful areas of hardstanding. Addional planning opportunites exist to enhance the equestrian facilities. Sitting in the middle of about 129 acres, with no public rights of access, Wellwood Farm provides an enviable level of privacy.

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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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Yarlington, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 United Kingdom

£2,000,000 A fine stone built Grade II listed Queen Anne farmhouse with pretty gardens This lovely 7 bedroom family house is located in a picturesque valley. Traditional stone barns have been converted to create three secondary dwellings around an attractive courtyard. Additional stone outbuildings and barns provide scope for further development. About 2.6 acres. Occupying a sought after location near the village of Yarlington near Bruton, Shatwell House is a quintessential country residence with a range of traditional stone barns arranged around a courtyard. The principal dwelling is Shatwell House which is complemented by three additional units; The Cider Press, The Barn and The Old Stable. Of late, all dwellings have been let-out on short term residential leases although two are currently vacant. Additional stone barns provide further development options. Shatwell House is a Grade II listed farmhouse dating from the 18th century and is built of the mellow local Cary stone under a mainly slate roof. Features of note include a stone flagged floor and inglenook fireplace in the drawing room. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor and stairs lead to three bedrooms and a bathroom on the second floor. The gardens and grounds were originally designed by Penelope Hobhouse and are well established, with mature specimen shrubs and trees bordering the property. There is a rustic charm to the property which translates into a calm and peaceful environment, reflected in the beauty of the setting. To the east of the house is a stone built former cheese dairy. In the heart of the courtyard is a stone built double garage with adjoining store. To the west of the house is a large, double-height open stone barn under a tin roof. There is a further stone barn behind the cheese dairy.

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