Postcode: BA22 7EE
Sale Type: Under Offer
A truly exceptional contemporary home (currently under construction)set in the village of Blackford with fabulous views over open fields and yet within close access to easy commuting.
Manor Farm House is a unique and very spacious light filled property designed and built to exceptional standards combined with state of the art technology. The scale and design of the building lend this property to ease of entertaining in large numbers, but also by the nature of design allows for quiet personal spaces.
From the light filled reception hall you walk into the inner hall with stairway to the first floor bedrooms. Magnificent sitting, dining room/kitchen which is the hub of the house, ideal for entertaining and overlooking the gardens.This room will have stone flooring and Hacker units in the kitchen which will also have a good range of appliances.The ground floor also has a snug, study, useful utility room and integral double garage.
On the first floor there is a superb master suite with dressing room and bathroom, bedrooms 2 and 3 also have suites with dressing rooms and shower rooms with the further 3 bedrooms having en suites.Many of these rooms take full advantage of some fantastic views over the surrounding countryside.
The house is state of the art and highly insulated with Smart Systems powder coated aluminium windows and doors.Many aluminium bi fold screen doors.On the ground floor many of the rooms have attractive natural stone flooring by Artorious Faber. To minimise electricity use there are low energy LED lighting throughout with an 8KW PV system installed on the roof and a Tesla Power Wall 2 battery storage system fully integrated into the control system. There is Nu Heat underfloor heating throughout the property, using app based control technology and a central IT managed system with seamless WI-FI and hard wired Network points as well as TV access points. Fibre BT broadband is available to the barn.
The bathroom and cloakroom sanitary ware is by Laufen with Vado smart touch digital showers and stainless steel towel rails.
Manor Farm House is approached off a quiet country lane in Blackford through double electric timber gates leading down to a gravelled drive and parking area for several vehicles adjacent to the barn.Integral double garage fitted with electric roller shutter doors, hybrid car charging points.
The formal architect designed gardens are a particular feature and are landscaped with shaped beds and borders, paved terracing and gravelled paths.There are also lawned areas and will be enclosed by a mixture of fencing and stone walling.
The entire plot extends to about 1.54 acres and a more land of about 2.75 acres could be available if required by separate negotiation.
Manor Farm Barn is located on the edge of the pretty village of Blackford which has a variety of attractive houses and cottages. The nearby village of Charlton Horethorne has a mobile post office, village shop, village hall, popular public house and primary school. The Abbey town of Sherborne has an excellent variety of amenities including shops, Waitrose and Sainsbury supermarkets, public houses ,hotel and restaurants.Wincanton which is located to the east has a further wide variety of amenities including a Morrisons supermarket. Communications in the area include the A303 at Wincanton, mainline railway stations at Templecombe to London Waterloo and at Castle Cary to London Paddington. Independent schools in the area include Hazelgrove, Sherborne School for Boys, Sherborne School for Girls and Port Regis at Shaftesbury.
Driving west on the A303 turn left after 3.5 miles from the exit to Wincanton which is signposted to Blackford. After a sharp bend proceed about 100 yards to a crossroad. Turn left to Blackford.In the village turn right at crossroads and you will find the property on your right hand side.
Mains water and electricity.
Roof mounted photovoltaic solar cells.
Oil fired central heating with under floor heating on both floors.
South Somerset District Council Local Authority South Somerset District Council
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Wells |Bruton |Shaftesbury
- Blackford , unique very spacious contemporary country house under construction
- Master bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom
- 5 further bedrooms
- 5 further bathrooms
- Magnificent sitting/dining/kitchen
- Utility room
- Double garage and parking
- Garden and grounds
- Total internal square footage approx 5,210sq ft
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