- Georgian manor house
- Wonderful village location
- Original period features
- Excellent transport links
- Bustling village community
- Off road parking
This handsome example of a Georgian Manor stands proudly in the heart of the picturesque village of Yetminster. Beautifully reconfigured and sympathetically restored, Hill House has recently become two separate dwellings.
This wonderful Grade II listed property, bursting with original features, offers the unique opportunity to live in a fabulous, grand and impressive home without the upkeep of the entire building.
The property is accessed through the main entrance with an original stone porch leading on into an impressive reception hall with high ceilings, wonderful oak flooring, superb original staircase and cast-iron fireplace.
A fantastic open plan kitchen/dining room occupies the entire depth of the property and is splendidly flood lit via the huge Georgian sash windows to the front, side and rear with doors leading into the garden room.
The kitchen is stylishly and tastefully decorated and comprises of integral appliances, handcrafted units and a wonderful large island providing maximum working space. A marvellous and grand sitting room has original panelling and working fireplace creating the perfect place to relax and unwind. At the back of the property, and conveniently positioned opposite the entrance to the kitchen, is a generous utility room with downstairs loo. The garden room, leading from the kitchen, is a fabulous addition to the property creating a space to enjoy the garden all year around with glazed panelling and French doors.
The first floor is home to three large double bedrooms all with wonderful views, original sash windows and pretty fireplaces. The master bedroom benefits from a generous dressing room and access to an impressive family bathroom with a walk-in shower and period style bath complimenting the original fireplace with its marble surround.
The second floor offers another two large double bedrooms, again with unique and original fireplaces and another large family bathroom with a walk-in shower and a beautiful contemporary bath.
From the ground floor a stair-case descends down into a large cellar offering considerable storage space.
The property is accessed via a paved path flanked by manicured lawns. The back garden is a combination of terrace and lawn with mature shrubs and stone walling.
Yetminster is a highly desirable village location. Positioned equal-distance between the popular towns of Sherborne and Shaftsbury the village itself is a hub of activity. The properties in Yetminster are built almost entirely using a honey-coloured limestone and is reminiscent of a cotswold village. St Andrews Church has a 300-year-old faceless clock which charmingly chimes the national anthem every three hours - this really is a unique location in which to live! As well as the local store and a 16th century village pub, Yetminster possesses a variety of village amenities and services, including a GP surgery, a hairdressers, coffee shops and a sports/social club with playing grounds and tennis courts. Sherborne is easily accessible and has a wide range of shopping and business facilities, including a Waitrose supermarket.
Transport links are excellent with Yetminster having its own station - London Paddington, via Westbury, is approximately 2.5 hours. London Waterloo can be reached within 2.5 hours from both Sherborne and Yeovil. The A303 is within easy reach and is the main link to the East or West. The cities of Exeter, Bath, Bristol and Salisbury are all within approximately 1 hour’s driving distance.
The village has its own nursery school and St Andrews primary school, with a further seven to choose from within a 6 mile radius. It is within the catchment area for The Gryphon School in Sherborne for secondary education. Nearby private schools include Hazelgrove, the Sherborne Boys and Sherborne Girls, Leweston, Millfield and Perrot Hill.
Oil central heating
Council Tax band F
From the A37 turn off to Ryme Intrinseca. Take the high street into Yetminster. Approx half way down turn right onto Church street. Hill House can be found on your left hand side.
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