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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £550,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A most impressive and substantial Grade II listed former farm house situated in the heart of Henstridge. This wonderful property is brimming with character and enjoys many features including stone mullion windows, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace, flagstone floors and window seats. The kitchen/family room serves as the social hub of the house with a four oven AGA and bi-folding doors opening onto a paved terrace. There is also a master bedroom with en-suite and walk-in wardrobe, family bath/shower room with free standing roll top bath, large garden with stone outbuilding, orchard and vegetable garden.

LOCATION: Henstridge is a large residential village in the lovely Blackmore Vale on the Somerset/Dorset border with easy access to the A30 and the A303. The village has a parish church, primary school, a village store/post office, two inns, restaurant and bus services. Stalbridge, one mile, Templecombe two miles with main line station (Waterloo approximately two hours), Wincanton six miles, Sherborne six miles with excellent schooling, Shaftesbury ten miles and Yeovil eleven miles.

Front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: Slate tiled floor, painted panelling to dado height, radiator with ornate cover, exposed ceiling timbers, wall light point and understairs cupboard.

SITTING ROOM: 15'7" x 15'7" (max) Minster fireplace with open grate, dual aspect stone mullion windows with window seat beneath, built-in display cabinet, ceiling timbers and radiator with ornate cover.

DINING ROOM: 15'8" x 12'4" Feature inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, stone mullion window with window seat beneath, vertical radiator, exposed floorboards, three wall light points, picture rail and ceiling beam.

STUDY: 11'9" x 7'8" Stone mullion window with window seat beneath, picture rail, radiator and display alcove.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 24'5" x 19' (narrowing to 15'7") A wonderful kitchen being the social hub of the house with bi-folding doors which extends out onto a patio ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining. There is an excellent range of wall, drawer and base units with tiled working surface over with wood edging. Inset double bowl sink with mixer taps, electric AGA, integrated fridge, slate flagstone floor, vertical radiator, fitted shelving, skylight windows and feature Well with glass cover.

UTILITY/BOILER ROOM: 14'10" x 6'2" Butler sink set into a solid woodblock drainer and working surface, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, oil fired boiler, Megaflo hot water tank and natural stone floor.

BOOT ROOM: 7'10" x 7'7" Butler sink set into a woodblock drainer with cupboard below, flagstone floor, double glazed window, stable door to garden, doors to garage and cloakroom.

CLOAKROOM: High flush WC, wash hand basin, painted wood panelling to dado height and flagstone floor.

From the entrance hall stairs to first floor.

LANDING: Beamed ceiling and stone mullion window.

BEDROOM 1: 16'6" x 10'1" (excluding bay) Large double glazed bay window overlooking the garden, two vertical radiators and step up to walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Large shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC with concealed cistern, heated towel rail, tiled to splash prone areas, extractor and window.

BEDROOM 2: 14'5" x 10'1" Stone mullion window, radiator and ceiling beam.

BEDROOM 3: 12'3" x 11' (max) Stone mullion window with window seat beneath, picture rail and radiator.

BEDROOM 4: 12'8" x 9'6" Stone mullion window, radiator, ceiling beam and fitted double cupboard with shelving.

BEDROOM 5: 11'6" x 5'9" Stone mullion window, radiator and ceiling beam.

BATH/SHOWER ROOM: Free standing roll top bath with mixer taps, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator with heated towel rail attached, slated tiled floor, stone mullion window, painted wood panelling and ceiling beam.

FRONT GARDEN: The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked herbaceous borders and fronted by a natural stone wall. A driveway provies off road parking and leads to an integral garage. There is also a second drive providing additional parking.

REAR GARDEN: The rear garden is a particular feature with a paved terrace leading to a good size lawned area with stone outbuilding (20'3" x 10'6") and tree house. A natural stone wall separates the formal garden from the orchard with various fruit trees and vegetable plot. Oil tank, water tap and outside lighting.

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, drainage, oil fired central heating and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.


TENURE: Freehold

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.

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Added on Rightmove:
10 May 2016

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