Postcode: DT9 4PZ
Sale Type: For Sale
A particularly attractive Grade II lListed character farmhouse occupying a superb location on the edge of this idyllic West Dorset village which is approximately 3 miles from the Abbey town of Sherborne.
Middle Farm is a stone and slate period farmhouse and plans have been approved to renovate the house and add a stunning oak frame sunroom. Our clients Nigel and Heather Bell are well known local developers with extensive experience of refurbishing period houses.They and their team of craftsmen will be transforming this property in to a beautiful and stylish family home.
The core of this splendid property will be the superb farmhouse kitchen with blue lias floor and adjacent new oak frame sun room/family room with under floor heating accessed from the spacious boot room.The kitchen provides access to the dining room and drawing room which overlook the front gardens.Behind these rooms are the comfortable snug and home office which has now become an essential of modern family living.
On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms, 2 with en suite bathrooms and a family bathroom with the front bedrooms having attractive rural views. On the second floor there is a large hobbies room (36'3x15'11) with velux windows and exposed elm trusses.
4 car garage with workshop and outdoor kitchen loggia.
The farmhouse is approached via a new driveway from the north. The formal gardens which are predominantly lawned are located to the south of the house and a particular feature will be the west facing terrace between the oak sunroom and the outdoor kitchen loggia.
Total Area Approx 0.5 acres
Nether Compton is a charming West Dorset village situated between the Abbey Town of Sherborne and regional centre of Yeovil. There are many attractive period houses and cottages lining the main village road along with the Gryphons Head public house and St Nicholas Parish Church. Other notable villages nearby include Over Compton, Trent Bradford Abbas and Yetminster which between them have a variety of amenities including post office, public houses, primary schools and a train station at Yetminster. The village is located close to the Somerset and Dorset border offering easy access to historic and tourist locations such as Sherborne, Bruton and Castle Cary. The nearby town of Sherborne home of the famous Abbey, has a range of shops and restaurants as well as a Waitrose and Sainsbury food stores.
Communications include a mainline railway station at Sherborne and Yeovil with a regular and efficient service to London Waterloo (2 hours 15 mins) alternatively Castle Cary has a railway station with a regular 1 hour 50 minute service to London Paddington. The A303 can be joined at Wincanton and provides access to London and the West Country.
There is a plethora of excellent and well known independent schools a short drive away including Hazelgrove Prep, Sherborne School (boys and girls), Leweston, Kings School Bruton and Bruton School for Girls. High ranking state schools including Gillingham School, Sexey’s (state boarding school) and The Gryphon at Sherborne are all accessible via school bus or car.
(Postcode: DT9 4PZ) From Sherborne take the A30 dual carriageway and after approx. 1 mile turn right signposted to Nether Compton.Follow this lane into the village and you will find Middle Farm on your left hand side.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Biomass(wood pellet) central heating
Local Authority Dorset District Council
Council Tax TBD
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- Grade 2 listed farmhouse
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast room
- Snug and office
- Utility/boot room
- 3 bathrooms
- 4 car garage with workshop
- Biomass heating system(wood pellet)
- Total area approx 0.5 acres
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