Substantial character home with scope to enlarge the kitchen and for annexe (subject to normal permissions.). Located in an attractive village and close to excellent road & rail communication links to London & West Country. No onward chain.
Substantial character family home with scope to enlarge the kitchen and for annex (subject to normal permissions.). Located in an attractive village and just over 4 miles to mainline station to London Waterloo and under 3 miles to the charming town of Mere nestled in the South West Wiltshire Downs.
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A303 2 miles, Bruton 8 miles, Sherborne 14 miles, Salisbury 28 miles, London 110 miles
Mainline Train Services: Gillingham (4.5 miles) to London/Waterloo (2 hours), Castle Cary (11 miles) to London/Paddington (2 hours)
International airports: Bournmouth 36 miles, Bristol 35 miles, London Heathrow 92 miles
Bowood House is situated within the popular village of Bourton which is located on the edge of a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Cranborne Chase. The property enjoys excellent communication links with Wincanton to the west, Salisbury to the east and the A303 just 2 miles connecting London to the West Country. Mainline train services are also available from Gillingham and Castle Cary
There is an excellent range of schools in the area which include the village primary school and secondary school and
sixth form college in Gillingham. The many local independent schools in the area include Port Regis, Sherborne Prep, Sandroyd,
Hazelgrove, Kings Bruton, Bruton School For Girls, Sherborne Boys and Girls schools, Leweston and Millfield. More info can be
obtained from isc.co.uk or via schoolsearch.co.uk.
LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL
Bourton as a village has a lot to offer; an excellent primary school, shop, garage/post office, public house, doctor`s surgery and church. More comprehensive facilities can be found in the neighbouring towns of Wincanton, Mere and Gillingham.
There are plentiful walking and cycling opportunities directly from the property onto open countryside and the West Wiltshire
Downs with fishing on the Avon by membership of the local angling club. Sailing and water sports are available on the south coast. Racing at Wincanton and Salisbury. Stourhead National Trust is on your doorstep along with Longleat Estate and
Situated in an attractive position, Bowood House comprises a well presented, versatile family home enjoying space and privacy within its own grounds. The house retains many period features and has a wonderful family atmosphere. The entrance hall\dining room sits at the heart of the house linking the reception rooms with the first floor bedrooms and also accessing the cellar below. The sitting room and drawing room have an air of elegance perfect for entertaining and work perfectly alongside the smaller snug and study for the more casual feel. The sitting room enjoys a large woodburner with access through French doors to the garden. The drawing room is some 425 sq ft and also benefits from an open fire.
The kitchen enjoys views over the garden, a door through to the utility room links to a garden room with French windows extending out into the garden. Upstairs, a dual aspect master bedroom includes an en suite bathroom and dressing area, there are three further double bedrooms, one smaller bedroom, a shower room and family bathroom.
Outside the well-maintained garden offers space and privacy. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a good selection of trees, bushes and shrubs as well as roses and lavender. A paved area leads around the house to various brick outbuildings and a useful entertaining area. The drive and garage are situated off Brickyard Lane and a path leads through the garden up to the house.
The accommodation in brief comprises:
• Entrance Hall/Dining Room
• Sitting Room
• Drawing Room
• Garden Room
• Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom & Dressing Area
• 3 further Double Bedrooms
• 1 Single Bedroom
• Family Bathroom
• Shower Room
Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning , building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.
Plans, Areas and Schedules: These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.
Unitary Authority: North Dorset Council Tel: 01258 454111
Council Tax: Band `F`
Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
EPC Rating: Band F
Fixtures & Fittings: Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.
Particulars Prepared in May 2019.
From Salisbury: Take the A36 west and join the A303 heading southwest. After approx 14 miles exit at Zeals and then turn right onto the B3092. Take the next left and follow on into Bourton. After a short while Bowood House will be on your left hand side identified by our For Sale board.
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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.