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LARGE PERIOD DOUBLE FRONTED NATURAL STONE FARM HOUSE! HUGE ATTACHED TWO-STOREY TRIPLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP! ANNEXE POTENTIAL ABOVE (SUBJECT TO PERMISSION)! SWEEPING DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR OVER 10 CARS! FIVE DOUBLE BEDROOMS / THREE RECEPTION ROOMS! GENEROUS LAWNED GARDENS! FANTASTIC CONDITION THROUGHOUT! This property really is one to view! Situated on the edge of the popular village of Marston Magna, only ten minutes drive to the lovely, historic town of Sherborne with its great rail links to London Waterloo (only just over two hours away!) and great links to the A303 trunk road to London - this handsome, period house stands in the middle of its generous plot with a sweeping gravelled driveway at the front of the house providing parking for over ten vehicles, plus extra enclosed side parking area. The driveway leads to a huge, attached triple garage/workshop with large studio/workroom above. The garden at the rear is beautifully groomed and measures approximately 64' x 54' and is largely enclosed by natural stone walls. The house has been the subject of extensive restoration throughout boasting elegant ceiling heights and sympathetically retains original features plus period-style double glazing and oil-fired central heating. The country kitchen boasts an extensive range of units, an AGA and separate utility room. The property has an amazing master bedroom measuring 17'2 x 17'1 with dressing room and full, luxury en-suite bathroom. The property also has highly efficient solar panels. THIS HOUSE HAS TO BE SEEN TO BE BELIEVED!
Traditional period panelled front door leads to
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL
A generous entrance reception hall enjoying elegant period ceiling heights, period pine staircase rises to the first floor with turned ballustrading, slate tiled floor, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
Pine panelled doors lead to under-stairs cupboard/storage space, radiator.
Pine panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to
RECEPTION ROOM ONE/DRAWING ROOM – 16'5 x 15'7
A grand drawing room enjoying a light dual aspect with double glazed period-style sash window to the front (enjoying a sunny southerly aspect) and double glazed period-style sash window to the side, radiator, exposed pine floorboards, moulded skirting boards and architraves, inset feature ceiling lighting, steel wood burner in feature fire place.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO/DINING ROOM – 27'3 x 10'9
A huge second reception room enjoying a light dual aspect with period-style double glazed sash window to the front (enjoying a sunny southerly aspect) and period style double glazed double French doors to the rear overlooking the rear garden, two feature fireplace recesses, two radiators, elegant period ceiling heights, fully tiled floor, moulded skirting boards and architraves, living flame LPG log burning fire
Period pine panelled door leads back to entrance reception hall.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM – 17'10 x 12'4
A large kitchen area enjoying a range of white gloss-fronted kitchen units comprising solid oak butchers block work surface, tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel one-and-a-half sink bowl and drainage unit, mixer tap over, inset stainless steel electric ceramic radiant or induction hob, inset stainless steel eye level microwave with inset low level stainless steel electric double oven, integrated fridge, integrated dishwasher, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with concealed lighting, wall mounted stainless steel cooker hood/extractor fan, inset feature ceiling lighting, slate tiled floor, farmhouse electric AGA, radiator, double glazed sash window to the side, pine panelled door leads to
UTILITY ROOM – 6'5 x 7'6
Roll edge laminated work surface, tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel sink bowl and drainage unit, cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for freezer, floor standing oil fired central heating boiler, floor standing cupboards, wall mounted cupboards, slate tiled floor, double glazed sash window to the rear.
Various glazed doors lead from the kitchen/breakfast room to
FAMILY/GARDEN ROOM – 14'3 x 13'6
A beautiful room overlooking the pretty main garden, ideal for enjoying your meals. Two double glazed Velux ceiling windows, uPVC double glazed double doors with side lights leading to the rear garden, moulded skirting boards and architraves, space for an upright fridge freezer.
Glazed door leads to
uPVC double glazed door to the side.
Pine panelled doors lead off the rear lobby to large shelved larder cupboard and downstairs WC.
Low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, tiled surrounds and floor, wall mounted electric heater, extractor fan, double glazed window to the side.
Period pine staircase with turned ballustrading rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Low level ambient lighting, period turned ballustrading, exposed pine floorboards, elegant ceiling heights, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator.
Period pine panelled doors lead off the first floor landing to
BEDROOM ONE – 11'9 x 17'6
A light dual aspect room with sash period style double glazed window to the front (enjoying a sunny southerly aspect) and sash period style double glazed window to the side, elegant ceiling heights, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, period cast iron feature fire surround, pine panelled door leads to
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
A tasteful modern white suite comprising low level WC, circular ceramic wash basin on wash stand with mixer tap over, folding glazed shower screen leads to inset shower cubicle, wall mounted mains shower, tiled surrounds, extractor fan, shaver point, inset feature ceiling lighting.
BEDROOM TWO – 16'7 x 10'10
Two period style double glazed sash windows to the rear with pleasant views across the rear garden, two radiators, period cast iron fire surrounds, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
Pine panelled door gives access to
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
A modern white suite comprising low level WC, ceramic circular wash basin on wash stand, folding glazed shower screen leads to inset shower cubicle, wall mounted mains shower over, inset feature ceiling lighting, extractor fan, shaver point.
BEDROOM THREE – 15'11 x 10'10
Double glazed period style sash window to the rear overlooking the rear garden, exposed pine floorboards, moulded skirting boards and architraves, period cast iron feature fire surround.
BEDROOM FOUR – 12'0 x 10'10
Period style double glazed window to the front (enjoying a sunny southerly aspect), radiator, exposed pine floorboards, period cast iron feature fire surround, elegant ceiling heights, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
A modern white suite comprising low level WC, circular pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with mixer tap over, glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, illuminated mirror, shaver point, inset feature ceiling lighting, extractor fan, double glazed period style sash window to the rear, wall mounted chrome heated towel rail.
Staircase rises from the first floor landing to
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Under stairs storage cupboard, radiator, double glazed period style sash stairwell window to the front (enjoying a light southerly aspect).
MASTER BEDROOM – 17'2 x 17'1
A huge double bedroom enjoying a light multi aspect with double glazed Velux ceiling windows to the front and rear, double glazed window to the side, chimney breast feature, radiator. Four doors lead to large eaves storage cupboard space, exposed beam work, inset feature ceiling lighting, entrance leads to
DRESSING ROOM – 17'2 x 7'6
Exposed beam work, Double glazed Velux ceiling window to the front, two doors lead to eaves storage cupboard space, glazed door leads from the dressing room to
A magnificent luxury suite comprising twin circular ceramic wash basins on individual washstands, fitted low level WC, panelled bath with jacuzzi and mixer tap over, tiled surrounds, large double sized walk-in shower with tiled surrounds and wall mounted multi function jet shower with hand attachment, inset feature ceiling lighting, extractor fan, a light multi aspect bathroom with double glazed Velux windows to the front and rear and double glazed window to the side, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, shaver point. Door leads to eaves storage cupboard space, second door leads to airing cupboard with slatted shelving and electric heater.
At the front of the property there is access for vehicles to an extensive area of gravelled sweeping driveway leading to the front and side of the property. This area provides off road parking for ten or more cars and is enclosed by timber panel fencing and natural stone miniature walling. Outside security lighting, outside feature flood lighting illuminating the front of the property, original natural stone well with illuminated feature, double timber side gates give vehicular access to further enclosed parking area and storage. At the side, a second set of timber side gates give access to side area housing oil tank and leading to rear garden.
Two metal up-and-over doors lead to a huge, attached triple garage.
At the rear of the property, there is a beautiful lawned garden measuring approximately 64' x 54'. This beautiful garden is a particular selling feature and is laid mainly to groomed lawn with a variety of shaped gravelled borders and a variety of shaped well stocked flowerbeds enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs including mature rose bushes. Fruit trees include pear tree, Bramley apple tree, Coxes apple tree, plum tree. Timber pergola arch leads to fruit cage and detached green house. The rear garden is enclosed by timber panel fencing and natural stone walls. Outside security lighting, outside tap, water butt, large block-paved patio provides lovely seating area. There are areas at both sides of the property providing storage and access to the rear garden. Attached brick-build storage shed and separate timber storage shed.
Two metal up and over doors lead from the sweeping driveway at the front to an attached, triple garage/workshop.
ATTACHED TRIPLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP – 32'1 x 20'10
A superb garage/workshop providing internal parking for three large family cars comfortably, light, power and tap connected. This garage/workshop is superb dry storage. There is also space for chest freezer. Door leads to under-stairs storage/cupboard space, tap. Personal door leads to inner hallway, glazed door leads to the rear garden and stairs rise from the inner hallway to large studio room.
STUDIO ROOM – 20'9 x 24'6 approximately
This huge studio/workshop room provides ample scope and flexible accommodation for various options and, at very least, provides ample dry storage.
This room provides huge scope for annexe conversion (subject to the necessary planning permission), two radiators, period-style double glazed sash windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden, feature ceiling lighting, exposed natural stone wall, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
This attached two-storey outbuilding, along with the house, is fully burglar alarmed.
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