Town/City: Nr Sherborne
Postcode: BA22 7EE
Sale Type: Under Offer
Property SummarySituated in a superb position with views over open fields, this is a unique opportunity to purchase a stunning family home, providing the luxurious and contemporary features that any home of this standard demands. The very best traditional building materials have been used inside and out, effortlessly combined with state of the art technology for ease and enjoyment of living. It is an exceptional and unique house that provides the opportunity to entertain on a grand scale as well as enjoy family living in a charming edge of village location.
You enter the barn via a porch into the impressive reception hall which has a beamed and vaulted ceiling and a bespoke steel curved staircase with oak treads and glass handrail leading to the first floor glazed balcony landing. This opens into the magnificent and imposing, light and spacious kitchen/sitting room with the kitchen having bespoke Hacker units and Miami white stone worktops by Precision stone.Incredible range of fitted Siemens appliances including 2 ovens dishwasher, steam oven, microwave and oak large breakfast bar with fitted Quooker boiler tap Off this room are a sun room and dining room both with bifold doors opening on to the attractive formal landscaped gardens.
An inner hallway provides access to a cloakroom and utility room with range of fitted Hacker units with stainless steel effect work tops. All of the house control systems for the property are discreetly concealed in the utility room. Formal lounge and a glazed link with rural views leading to Bedroom 5 with en suite shower room. This room also takes full advantage of the views and would be ideal for a home office or annexe.
On the first floor is a light and spacious landing with impressive exposed beams and a glazed void. The splendid master bedroom has a contemporary bathroom suite with free standing bath, wet room enclosure, Porcelanosa tiling and auto sensing night led lighting behind the oak beams, glazed sitting area, beamed and vaulted ceiling with discreet LED lighting behind the oak beams and excellent rural views across open countryside. Bedrooms 2,3 and 4 have en suite shower rooms with auto sensing LED night lights.Bedroom 4 has a beamed and vaulted ceiling and useful mezzanine area.All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes.
The barn is state of the art and highly insulated with Smart Systems powder coated aluminium windows and doors.Many aluminium bi fold screen doors,an aluminium and oak glass roof over the sunroom and dining room and numerous electrically operated Velux conservation windows with rain sensor technology.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 either side of 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 Barn 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.To the side is a timber and stone built double garage fitted with electric roller shutter doors, hybrid car charging points and a garden store.
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 with one boundary overlooking a small pond and stream.
The entire garden extends to about 0.79 acre and a more land 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
South Somerset District Council
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- Impressive Period Barn Conversion in Blackford
- 5 Bedrooms
- 4 Reception Rooms
- Magnificent fitted kitchen
- 4 Bathrooms
- Superb rural views
- Converted to exacting ecological standards
- Garage and parking
- Landscaped gardens
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