Postcode: DT9 4JT
Sale Type: For Sale
Property SummaryA splendid detached modern house with magnificent panoramic views located on a hill top position on the edge of this prestigious North Dorset town
Four Acres is a fantastic property with stylish ,light and spacious accommodation in an enviable location which overlooks such local landmarks as Sherborne Abbey and both Sherborne castles as well as Pinford, Jerusalem Hill and Honeycombe Woods. The views from this house are some of the best in Dorset.
The accommodation has been extended and improved by the current vendors to provide a comfortable and flexible family home which is ideal for all year round living with terraces for spring and summer and two rooms with wood burners for autumn and winter.
Entering the house through the entrance porch you go into the reception hall which has a wide staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. The hub of the house is the superb and contemporary kitchen/family room/dining room with the bespoke Neptune kitchen having an excellent variety of units including a larder cupboard, central island, butlers sink ,dishwasher and woodblock flooring. The family room has light coloured stone flooring with under floor heating, roof light and trifold doors leading out to the south facing stone terraces and gardens which are amazing areas to sit and enjoy alfresco dining and the views.The sitting room is a comfortable room with feature stone fireplace and wood burner and also has beautiful rural views, a great room in winter to sit and enjoy a book or newspapers in front of the wood burner. There is a useful study /home office/bedroom 5 with fireplace and wood burner and laundry cupboard. Such a room is now an integral feature of modern living. The utility room and rear porch are ideal for dogs after a walk in the local countryside.
On the first floor there is a magnificent principal bedroom suite with walk in dressing room, en suite bathroom and bedroom again with fabulous rural views to Sherborne, Oborne and beyond.
Bedrooms two, three and four are double bedrooms and also have stunning views and there is a family bathroom.
Four Acres is approached by a private gravelled driveway adjacent to a bridleway leading to an extensive parking/turning area with a single and double garage. In addition there is another outside building that si currently used as a games room but could be converted into a home office/ studio.
The property sits within its own landscaped garden and grounds which are a particular feature and include lawns and several stone terraces which take full advantage of the incredible views. Greenhouse and raised vegetable beds.There is also an orchard and a superb variety of young and mature trees, well stocked flower/shrub beds and borders and a small paddock, ideal for animals such as goats.The boundaries are stock proof.
Total Area Approx 1.2 acres
The house is approximately a one mile from the main shopping streets where there are a wide range of shops, local business and facilities including a Waitrose supermarket and several restaurants. Sherborne is a vibrant and thriving Abbey town and a new arts centre “Arts Farm” and “The Paddock Project” will create an outlet for artists across all disciplines and is set to become a regional arts hub. Other towns within driving distance include the regional centre of Yeovil (5.5 miles) and the county town of Dorchester (18 miles). Sherborne has a regular mainline service to Waterloo (approximately 2.5 hours) and Castle Cary has a direct line to Paddington (approximately 90 minutes). Bournemouth, Bristol and Exeter Airports are all easily accessible. Sherborne has an excellent range of schools with two primary schools within the town both feeding to The Gryphon School for secondary education. Private schools in the area include Sherborne Prep which feeds into Sherborne Boys and Sherborne Girls. Hazelgrove prep school, Leweston, Bryanston, Clayesmore, and the Bruton schools are within travelling distance.
From Sherborne take the A30 in an easterly direction.Continue over the last roundabout and the house is on your right hand side after approx 100 yards.
Mains water, electricity. private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
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- Spacious House with panoramic views on edge of Sherborne
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Fabulous views over surrounding countryside
- Fantastic open plan kitchen/family room
- Sitting Room
- Utility room
- Garages and parking
- Garden and grounds of approx 1.2 acres
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