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Buckhorn Weston, Dorset
Sold Subject to Contract

4 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | £890,000

  • Residential Smallholding
  • Excellent Equestrian Facilities
  • Detached Studio Ideal for Home Office
  • All weather arena 40m x20m
  • Level, well draining land
  • Views over the Blackmore Vale
  • Excellent Local Schooling
  • Fresh Price

A delightful character four bedroom house set in a peaceful location with superb equestrian facilities including arena, sold with the added benefit of a detached outbuilding which would lend itself to conversion to an annexe (stp), situated within easy access of A303. In total 3.5 acres.

Fabulous and utterly charming four bedroom character equestrian property with arena, well fenced paddocks and thoughtfully designed stable yard with superb outbuilding which lends itself to a variety of uses. With paddocks and total of 3.5 acres.

Shave Hill Cottage has undergone extensive improvements by the current vendor and provides superb living accommodation whilst retaining much of the original character feel.

**Proceedable, chain free buyers only**

A303 3 miles, Gillingham 3 miles, Wincanton 6 miles, Shaftesbury 8.5 miles, Bruton 10 miles
Trains: Castle Cary to London Paddington 100 mins, Gillingham to London Waterloo 118 mins
International airports: Bristol 38 miles, Exeter 58 miles

Shave Hill Cottage is situated on the edge of the popular village of Buckhorn Weston. The property enjoys excellent communication links with Bath to the north, Shaftesbury to the south, Salisbury to the east and the A303 just 2.5 miles north connecting London to the
West Country. Mainline train services are also available from Bruton, Tisbury, Warminster and Salisbury.

There is an excellent range of schools in the towns of Gillingham and Shaftesbury including St Mary`s Girls School and Port Regis at Motcombe. Nearby villages of Horsington, Bourton and Milton-On-Stour have their own primary schools. Bruton is a 20 minute drive and offers Kings School and Bruton School for Girls, Hazelgrove at Sparkford is 20 minutes and Clayesmore a 30 minute drive south. Further details for independents can be obtained from isc.co.uk or via schoolsearch.co.uk. More comprehensive state school information can be obtained via the local authority at wilts.gov.uk.

Buckhorn Weston and the countryside surrounding is mainly farmland. The area has immense historic and archeological interest including Cadbury Castle and the world heritage site of Stonehenge a short distance to the north east. Stourhead is within a 20 minute drive. The neighbouring towns of Gillingham and Shaftesbury offer a good range of facilities including supermarkets, shops, chemist, surgery, public houses, schools and
fitness centre with a more comprehensive range of services available in Bath and Salisbury. There are plentiful walking, riding and cycling opportunities directly from the property with fishing available locally on the Rivers Nadder & Wylye as well as the further afield river Avon (by membership of the local clubs). There is also coarse fishing available next door at The Island Carp Fisheries: cmfisheries.co.uk. Sailing and water sports are available on the south coast. Racing at Wincanton, Taunton, Bath and Salisbury. Golf can be enjoyed at Warminster, High Post or Tollard Royal.

Shave Hill Cottage comprises well presented, versatile family home enjoying delightful views over its own land and the Blackmore Vale.

Renovated and extended by the current owner, the house extends to some 2,271sqft and offers spacious accommodation over 2 floors. The property has been finished to a high standard with light and airy living accommodation yet in keeping with the period of the original build. Features include wooden beams and inglenook fireplaces.

The accommodation comprises:
• Kitchen, Dining Room, Study, Sitting Room
• Hall, Utility, WC
• Master Bedroom with Ensuite
• 3 further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom

Outside, the property is approached via a gravelled driveway. The large private garden, mainly lawn, wraps around the house on three sides and benefits from a south facing terrace, mature trees and hedgerows. There is a studio in the garden with power, water and heating. Subject to the appropriate planning permissions this would be suitable as auxiliary accommodation.

Shave Hill Cottage offers lovely equestrian facilities suitable for the low key rider right up to the professional. The paddocks are divided into 4 by post and rail fencing and are easily accessed by the stables. The facilities include:
• 4 Stables, 1 currently used as the Tack Room,
• A covered Storage/Wash down area
• 50m x 22m rubber/sand/waxed cloth Arena.

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 tocompensation 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 County Council
Council Tax Band `G`
EPC Rating `D` Full report available upon request
Services Mains water and electricity, private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.
Rights of Way There is a footpath that runs along the boundary hedge of 1 paddock, away from the house and garden
Particulars Prepared in December 2019. By JG.

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. For further
information or to book a viewing please contact Jessica Gregory or email jessica@foxgrant.com

From the A303, take the exit B3081 to Gillingham. Follow for ¾ mile and turn right onto Tinkers Lane on the sharp left hand bend. In 2 miles turn right into Shutes Lane, follow the road up the hill, after a sharp left hand bend at the top the property will be on your right hand side.

From the A303, take the exit B3081 to Gillingham. Follow for ¾ mile and turn right onto Tinkers Lane on the sharp left hand bend. In 2 miles turn right into Shutes Lane, follow the road up the hill, after a sharp left hand bend at the top the property will be on your right hand side.

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.

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