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Tremendous natural stone detached family house enjoying spectacular countryside views over the Blackmore Vale, including Alfred's Tower. The property sits in superb gardens and a large, sweeping driveway providing off road parking for over 15 cars - leading to a detached natural stone two storey barn and triple garage. This property offers over 3899 square feet of accommodation and retains some lovely character features including exposed heavy beam work and open fire places. It also offers double glazing and oil fired radiator central heating. Situated on the borders of Somerset and Dorset close to the popular village of Charlton Horethorne. This home is only a short drive to the historic Abbey town of Sherborne with its world famous schools and mainline railway link to London Waterloo in circa 2 hours. The property also has fantastic road access to the A303 trunk road leading to London and Exeter. The village of Horsington offers some good local pubs and a vibrant community offering many activities in the village hall. There is a good local primary school in the village. INTERNAL INSPECTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Large storm porch with electric light. Hard wood double glazed front door with side light leads to entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL
An impressive main reception hall measuring 28'2 in length. A proper reception area enjoying a good degree of natural light, exposed oak beam work, coved ceiling, moulded skirting boards and architraves, Oak flooring, two radiators. Glazed door and side light leads to driveway area.
Feature staircase with turned ballustrading sweeps to the first floor. Panelled doors lead to various under-stairs cupboards.
Panelled doors lead off the Entrance Reception Hall to
DRAWING ROOM 22'1 x 19'5
A generous main reception room of good proportions enjoying a light multi-aspect with large hardwood double-glazed bay window to the rear enjoying an easterly aspect the morning sun and extensive countryside views. Second double-glazed window to the rear, hardwood double-glazed window to the side, exposed timber beam work, moulded skirting boards and architraves, two radiators. Stone feature open fire place with quarry tiled hearth, fireside recess shelving and log store area. Double-glazed sliding patio doors lead to Conservatory.
CONSERVATORY 16'8 x 9'3
Of hardwood double-glazed construction, ceramic tiled floor, double-glazed hardwood double doors lead to the rear garden.
Panelled doors lead from the entrance reception hall to Dining Room.
DINING ROOM 19'3 x 12'2
A generous formal dining room of good proportions enjoying exposed original beam work. Three hardwood double-glazed windows to the rear overlooking the garden and driveway area. Oak flooring. Radiator. Open fire place with period-style fire surrounds and quarry tiled hearth. Fireplace recess shelving. Panel door leads to Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17'5 x 12'1
A generous country-style kitchen enjoying a range of hand painted panelled kitchen units comprising of laminated work surface, tiled surrounds, inset 1 ½ sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over, inset electric hob, inset eye-level electric oven, a range of drawers and cupboards under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, integrated fridge, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, integrated wall mounted concealed cooker hood extractor fan. Radiator, inset feature ceiling lighting, exposed beam work, ceramic tiled floor. Peninsular breakfast bar with cupboards under, space for upright fridge freezer, hardwood double-glazed window to the front, large serving hatch to snug room.
Entrance leads from the kitchen breakfast room to Snug Room.
SNUG ROOM 13'3 x 8'8
A light dual aspect room with two double-glazed windows to the rear and double-glazed window to the side. Radiator. Hardwood oak flooring, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
Panel door leads from the Kitchen/Breakfast Room to Utility Room.
UTILITY ROOM 11'4 x 9'7
A generous utility room with and extensive range of kitchen units comprising of roll edge granite effect laminate work surface, inset 1 ½ sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over and tiled surrounds, a range of cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards fitted broom cupboard, ceramic tiled floor. Hardwood glazed door leads to the rear and double-glazed side light. Radiator.
Entrance leads to inner hall. Panel door leads to downstairs WC.
A white suite comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash basin, tiled splash back, hearth with double-glazed window to the front, radiator.
Entrance leads from inner hall back to Main Reception Hall. Panel door leads to Study Room/Downstairs Bedroom 5.
STUDY ROOM/DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM FIVE 11' x 10'11
A dual aspect room with hardwood double-glazed windows to the rear and side enjoying fantastic countryside views. Radiator.
Staircase rises from entrance reception hall to
FIRST FLOOR GALLERY LANDING
Large hardwood double-glazed stairwell window allowing a fantastic amount of natural light to the stairwell and extensive countryside views. Turned period-style ballustrading. Hatch to loft space.
A generous landing area, hardwood double-glazed window to the rear and two double-glazed Velux windows to the front. Two radiators. Doors lead to landing cupboard space. Panel doors lead off the first floor landing to
MASTER BEDROOM 18'3 x 15'8
A generous Master Bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect and fantastic countryside views, hardwood double-glazed window to the rear and hardwood double-glazed window to the side taking in some magnificent countryside views. Radiator. Extensive fitted wardrobe cupboard space. Panel doors to en-suite bathroom.
Fitted white suite comprising of low level WC, tiled panelled bath with tiled surrounds, glazed large shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, ceramic wash basin with cupboards under, wall mounted cupboards and illuminated wall mounted mirror, ceramic tiled floor, wall mounted heated towel rail. Hardwood double-glazed window to the rear with extensive countryside views, inset feature ceiling lighting.
BEDROOM TWO 12'4 x 11'1
A second double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with hardwood double-glazed window to the front and hardwood double-glazed window to the rear enjoying extensive countryside views. Radiator, build in wardrobe cupboard space.
BEDROOM THREE 18'8 x 12'5
A third double bedroom with hardwood double-glazed window to the front. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe cupboard space. Door leads into large storage cupboard. Secondary door to eaves storage cupboard space.
BEDROOM FOUR 13'9 x 8'10
Fourth double bedroom with hardwood double-glazed window to the rear. Wall mounted stainless steel feature radiator.
FAMILY SHOWER ROOM
A stylish modern white suite comprising of pedestal wash basin, low level WC, large glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, ceramic tiled floor, illuminated wall mirror and shaver point, inset feature ceiling lighting and hardwood double-glazed window to the rear.
Natural stone walling and driveway pillars give access to large sweeping tarmacadam driveway. This driveway continues to the front, side and rear of the property providing extensive parking for over 15 vehicles, leading to detached natural stone barn and triple garage.
TRIPLE GARAGE AND BARN
Three metal up and over doors, outside tap to the side, rafter storage, power connected and electric light connected. Separate door leads to attached two story barn. Attached two story barn providing further garaging or ample dry storage. This large detached barn/outbuilding provides a myriad of uses and, subject to necessary planning permission, could be ideal for a detached annexe conversion, studio or holiday let.
The gardens are beautiful selling feature for this family house, situated to both sides and to the rear of the property and laid mainly to well groomed expanses of lawn. They are enclosed by mature hedging and fencing. Main gardens enjoy a glorious backdrop of extensive countryside views. A variety of paved and brick paved patio areas. A variety of shaped flower beds and borders enjoying a selection of mature trees and shrubs. A detached hardwood brick and tiled summer house with ceramic tiled floor.
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