An extraordinary four bedroom family home with outstanding living accommodation and set in a beautifully landscaped and secluded plot with securely gated heated pool. With annexe potential and double garage and plenty of driveway parking within a short stroll to the centre of Mere.
Extended and refurbished to a fantastic standard, Butts Paddock is an extraordinary family home providing four double bedrooms plus loft room, three reception rooms with an outstanding kitchen/dining/family room overlooking the garden.The property benefits further from a ground floor shower room, utility room and extensive boot room which, if incorporating the store and garage, would create a perfect annexe (STP).
The property sits within a very generous plot which has been beautifully landscaped with privacy and outdoor entertaining in mind, with dining areas, porcelain paving, extensive lawns, well stocked beds, decorative gravel, generous vegetable patch and fabulous private heated pool with which is being securely fenced and gated prior to sale.
This is a surprising home which is beautifully presented and offered to market with no chain. Viewings week commencing 18th October.
A303 1 mile, Gillingham 5 miles, Shaftesbury 8 miles, Wincanton 9
miles, Frome 16 miles, Bath 26 miles
International airports: Bournemouth International Airport 34 miles,
Southampton Airport 50 miles
Mainline Train Services: Gillingham to Waterloo 120 minutes.
Located to the southern side of the thriving market town of Mere, this charming family home is perfectly located to enjoy easy access to an abundance of tranquil countryside and is yet within easy walking distance to the town centre with all its many amenities. Set privately within its plot of 0.4acre, Butts Paddock is a commanding home situated in a very popular location. Mere is located just off the A303, thus providing excellent communication links both East & West. The larger town of Gillingham is just a 10 minutes` drive away offering a mainline station to London, with Wincanton further afield. This generously proportioned family home is well positioned with an excellent variety of parks in close proximity with walking and cycling routes from the door step in the Cranborne Chase AONB.
The West Country is excellently catered for with a range of state and private schools. There is a state primary school in the town and the highly regarded Gillingham School is just 10 minutes` drive away. Private schools nearby include Port Regis, King`s Bruton,
Warminster School, Clayesmore, Sherborne and many more. Schools slightly further afield but within an hour include Leweston and Millfield. Further details for independent schools 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.
Local, Sporting & Recreational
Nestled at the foot of the Wiltshire downs, Mere has a thriving local community, offering varied shopping and dining facilities with three popular pubs. The small town also boasts three active churches, including St Michael`s parish Church, pharmacy, café, antique shops and highly regarded doctors surgery and dentist. Leisure opportunities nearby include a well-equipped fitness centre with swimming pool, racing at Wincanton and the
National Trust`s world famous Stourhead Gardens. Additionally, the neighbouring towns of Gillingham and Wincanton offer a good range of facilities and supermarkets including Waitrose.
An extraordinary property that is quietly tucked away in a very large plot approaching 0.4 acre. Quintessentially the perfect family home, having been extensively improved and extended by the current vendor, the property provides extremely flexible living space with three receptions rooms and an impressive kitchen/dining/family room which enjoys views and access to the rear garden. The addition of the boot room/shower room and utility room along with the internal garage and store could be utilised into a sizable annexe (subject to planning). Four double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a huge loft room complete the interior. The gardens are a huge feature of this home being extensive, beautifully landscaped and thoughtfully designed. With lawns, seating areas, well stocked beds with specimen trees which provide lots of privacy, there is also a large vegetable patch. The swimming pool area is superb, with feature box hedging, contemporary fencing and
porcelain paving, the pool provides extensive entertaining space and is heated by an oil fired boiler, most importantly it is completely screened from neighbouring properties. There is plenty of driveway parking and a further detached double garage.
• Three reception rooms
• Superb kitchen/dining/family room
• Outer hallway/boot room
• Utility room
• Shower room
• Four double bedrooms, one with en-suite
• Family bathroom
• Loft room
• Extensive landscaped gardens
• Heated swimming pool
• Driveway parking
• Attached single garage
• Detached double garage
• Annexe Potential
• In total 0.4 acre
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 has not tested any services,
equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
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
Local Authority Wiltshire County Council
Council Tax Band E
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Energy rating D
Services Mains Water, Electric and Drainage. Mains Gas Central Heating
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments
are excluded from the sale.
Tenure The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on
Particulars Prepared by Maddie Standing-Gill in September 2021
From the A303 take the exit signposted: Mere. At the end of the slip road
turn left onto White Road, drive into the centre of Mere and turn left
onto Pettridge Lane, continue on to Clements Lane and on to Shaftesbury
Road. At the Walnut Tree Inn, continue straight over the mini roundabout
and take the next left. The drive to Butts Paddock is situated on your lefthand side.
All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. Please contact Charlotte RobertsBarr or Maddie Standing-Gill for further details or email
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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.