With two bedroom annexe, this extraordinary five bedroom property is situated in a delightful and peaceful setting, yet a mere five minutes drive to Gillingham Mainline Train Station. Situated in a generous plot enjoying countryside views to the rear.
Superb five bedroom country home with two bedroom annexe set in a charming and peaceful location on the rural fringes of Gillingham, enjoying excellent out walking. With delightful countryside views The Farmhouse lends itself to a variety of lifestyles and is perfectly situated for travel to London. Offered to the market in excellent presentation throughout and set amongst beautiful gardens front and rear with plenty of driveway parking.
The neighbouring barn is being removed and a contemporary residential dwelling is replacing this. The site is screened by hedging and panel fencing.
Gillingham 1.4 miles, Shaftesbury 6.7 miles, Tisbury 12 miles, Salisbury 29 miles
Mainline train services: Gillingham to London Waterloo approx. 2hrs
International Airports: Bournemouth 35 miles, Bristol 40 miles
The Farmhouse is situated in a peaceful position on a no through country lane, surrounded by farmland with outstanding views toward Mere Downs. Being set well back from the lane the property offers good degree of privacy. This fabulous country home provides light and airy living in a beautiful setting being perfect for those needed to access London being situated just 5 minutes drive from Gillingham Mainline Station to London Waterloo. The quite extraordinary annexe accommodation is arranged over two floors and has been rented out by the current vendor and like the primary residence, is presented beautifully. The house is ideal for families looking for multi-generation living opportunities. There are an abundance of walks and cycling opportunities straight from the property.
There is an excellent range of schools within 20 minutes drive including Port Regis, Sandroyd and Clayesmore. Local primary schools are Gillingham Primary School, Wyke Primary and Stour Provost and the renowned Gillingham School for Seniors. Salisbury schools a host of private schools including: Godolphin, Chafyn Grove and Cathedral School. 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 dorset.gov.uk.
Local, Sporting & Recreational
An ideal situation for those wanting to experience an excellent quality of life. Local shopping is found at Gillingham which has Waitrose. The nearby medieval market town of Shaftesbury offers a wide range of shops and restaurants with the excellent and renowned gastronomy of the Nadder Valley area within 15 minutes drive. There are a number of farm shops within a short drive for locally sourced vegetables and meat, arguably the most popular of these, The Udder Farm Shop is within 5 minutes and contains and excellent cafe. Further beyond but within 20 minutes is the fabulous Bruton with its extensive dining and exclusive shopping opportunities, in addition, the Hauser & Wirth Gallery and The Newt just beyond the town
The surrounding countryside is ideal for a variety of rural pursuits such as walking, cycling and fishing with Mere Downs, King Alfreds Tower and Stourhead National Trust all within easy reach. Racing is at Wincanton, Bath and Salisbury, local golf is found at Henstridge & Bourton and the incredible Jurassic Dorset coast being within an hour.
The Farmhouse & Annexe
Set well back within its plot, the setting is hard to better. Situated on a no through country lane backing onto farmland with views over open countryside beyond toward Mere Down, The Farmhouse offers an idyllic lifestyle. The property has been well maintained by the vendor and provides bright an airy living throughout.
The principle residence enjoys a vaulted entrance hall with mezzanine landing and wooden floor and access to all ground floor rooms. Sitting room is dual aspect with an open fireplace and doors opening onto the rear garden. The fabulous kitchen/dining/family room again being dual aspect, enjoys doors onto the rear patio. There is also an additional reception room with side external access and cloakroom. The five bedrooms are arranged over two floors all with excellent views front and rear. With an en-suite to the principle bedroom and two further bathrooms.
Five Double Bedrooms
Three Bathrooms/Shower Rooms
The superb annexe enjoys its own rear entrance and follows the bright and airy feel of the main house and is arranged over two floors. To the ground floor there are two bedrooms, the principle enjoying a walk in dressing room and en suite shower room.
To the first floor is a superb open plan living area with stunning views. The living room has a sitting and dining area, open plan to the well fitted kitchen.
The annexe works equally as well as as a holiday rental, full term rental or multi-generational living opportunity,
The grounds of the Farmhouse are a particular feature. The gravel drive is accessed by a wooden five bar gate from the lane and provides plenty of off road parking. The gardens, front and rear are pretty with well stocked cottage garden beds, mature trees and hedging. The rear garden provides patio with large lawned area enjoying open views to the rear. The whole is enclosed by hedging and panel fencing.
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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.
Services - Mains water. Bio-klargester sewage system. Mains electric. Oil fired central heating.
PLEASE NOTE THE SALE PLAN IS FOR GUIDE ONLY AND IS NOT TO SCALE.
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