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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Norton Ferris, Warminster

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedrooms
  • Fantastic Kitchen/Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Double Garage
  • Well Kept Gardens
  • Large Yard & Hard Standing
  • Former Agricultural Buildings
  • Paddocks and Countryside Views
  • Subject to Occupancy Restriction

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Situated just outside the village of Maiden Bradley on the border of the Stourhead Estate, this well presented bungalow has been updated and extended to provide a super family home with the extension creating a beautiful, light open plan kitchen and living area with glazed doors overlooking the gardens. Formerly a dairy farm there are about 7,000 sq ft of buildings, with an old parlour, silage clamp, slurry store and Dutch barn. The land is arranged is small paddocks and in all the plot is just over 7 acres. The bungalow is subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction.  

THE ACCOMMODATION The front door opens into a hallway and into the kitchen and living room, which is the focal point of the bungalow. Tastefully furnished and decorated the kitchen area is fitted with a range of cream 'farmhouse style' wall and floor cabinets and a tiled floor. The living area is finished with oak flooring with underfloor heating and has large glazed doors overlooking the gardens. The dining room was the old kitchen and has a window and doors to the front and still benefits from the original Brown 'Rayburn Royal' which gives a lovely warmth to this room. The inner hall has built-in cupboards and doors leading to the bedrooms and bathrooms. The master bedroom has views of the rear gardens and has built- in wardrobes. The adjacent former front entrance porch has the plumbing connected to create an en-suite, if desired. There are two further good sized double bedrooms and a single bedroom. The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite with bath, toilet, basin and separate electric corner shower. There is also a separate cloakroom, and utility area with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. 

THE GARDENS The gardens are established and well-tended with a range of raised beds and mature shrubs. The patio doors open on to the decking area and the garden is enclosed by wooden fencing. There is a detached double garage with metal up and over doors. There are a couple of small fenced paddocks that are suitable for chickens or sheep.  

OUTSIDE The property is approached from the road via a driveway that leads to the bungalow and parking area. There are two steel portal framed agricultural outbuildings, one currently a workshop and the other housing cattle. There is a metal former milking parlour, open yards and a silage clamp. There is also a hay barn in one of the paddocks. In all there is approx. 7,000 sq.ft of buildings. 

THE LAND The land is level and enclosed by mature hedges. The soil is classified as ph Neutral and the texture is sand to sand loam.  

LOCATION The nearby village of Maiden Bradley has an excellent village shop, playing field and public house with larger facilities in nearby Mere. Warminster and Frome all have extensive shopping facilities and amenities. The surrounding countryside is picturesque with Longleat and Stourhead a short distance away. Whitesheet Hill overlooks Norton Ferris and is located at White Sheet Down, and is situated within the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and has a variety of rare and protected fauna and flora and an Iron Age fort and Roman Road, all now in the ownership of the National Trust. Schools in the area are good with Primary schools in Horningsham, Mere and Kilmington, with Senior schools in Warminster, Bruton and Wincanton. The A303 is about 3 miles away. 

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Added on Rightmove:
14 April 2016

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Nearest station

  • Bruton (6.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Cooper & Tanner, Frome

6 The Bridge, Frome, BA11 1AR

01373 597010 Local call rate

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