4 bedroom house for saleFarcombe Hall
- PERIOD PROPERTY WITH APPROX 10 ACRES
- FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE
- THREE RECEPTION ROOMS
- POTENTIAL TO IMPROVE AND EXTEND
- LAND INCLUDES FIELDS AND WOODLAND
- MANY CHARACTER FEATURES
- ELEVATED POSITION WITH FAR REACHING VIEWS
- HELICOPTER PAD
FARCOMBE HALL is an attractive and highly individual four bedroom detached period stone house C1800, that has been extended in recent years to create a spacious and comfortable country residence set in approximately 10 acres of fields and woodland.
This property has undergone a programme of refurbishment works and remodelling possibly in the 1980’s/1990’s reflecting the mildly eccentric and imaginative tastes of the previous owner. The property now offers considerable scope and potential to update and improve with the possibility of further extending and enlarging the accommodation, subject to new planning permission and building regulations. Enjoying a pleasant semi-rural location on the edge of this popular and sought after North Dorset village of Bourton, with historic connections to the former mill and foundry. The sale presents a wonderful and rare opportunity for those seeking a period home with scope and potential set within its own grounds and gardens that extend to approximately 10 acres, ideal for those with equestrian interests and pursuits. Offering immediate vacant possession, an early viewing is recommended for this desirable property.
APPROACHED via easy pull-in onto tarmac driveway providing access onto generous parking apron and helicopter pad.
ENTRANCE: (8’5 x 7’4) Impressive entrance vestibule of random coursed stone construction with pitched clay tiled roof with stone mullioned side windows. Handsome solid wooden arch top door opens into spacious reception hall, mat well, inset paviours of elm, timber panelling to return wall. Full height hardwood glazed door opens into hallway. Spacious reception hall, elm flooring, muntin wood partitions, panel radiator, wall lighting sconces, stairwell.
SNUG ROOM: (15’ x 12’8) Wonderful character room, impressive inglenook fireplace of natural local stone creates cosy focal point., wooden panelling to walls, exposed beam, artex ceiling, wall lights, mellow brick flooring, window seat, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoys pleasant outlook across surrounding countryside.
SITTING ROOM: (14’4 x 11’11) Well proportioned room with good ceiling height, wooden panelling to walls, elm floor, inglenook fireplace of brick and wooden beam creates impressive focal point, panel radiator, wall lights, UPVC double glazed window enjoys outlook onto front, ample power points. Pair of glazed French doors open into:
KITCHEN: (22’4 x 12’) Well proportioned room with good ceiling height, well equipped and fitted with an extensive range of light wood floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim, cornice and plinth. Natural wood grain work tops and counters, inset double bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, swan neck mixer tap, inset four ring gas hob, extractor hood over. Corner display shelf, plumbing for washing machine, exposed beams, ceramic tiled splashbacks, UPVC double glazed window enjoys pleasant outlook over gardens and surrounding fields. Quarry tiled sills, space for larder fridge.
INNER LOBBY/STORM PORCH (TRADES ENTRANCE): Solid oak door, fixed casement window, coat hooks and electric fuse box.
SUN LOUNGE: Half obscure glazed door into sun lounge, attractive and useful addition, fitted with large opening UPVC double glazed casement windows enjoying fabulous far reaching countryside views. Exposed rafters, wall lights and parking to return wall, light oak laminate flooring, book shelves, UPVC double glazed door to outside. Full height original crittle doors open into connecting:
HOME/OFFICE STUDY: (9’9 x 9’1) Useful room, well proportioned with good ceiling height, wooden panelling to walls, wall lights and panel radiator.
STAIRWELL: Understairs cupboard. Wooden handrail. Original antique stripped pine cottage door opens onto short flight of steps with handrail to utility area.
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: White suite, low level WC with corner wash hand basin.
BOILER CUPBOARD: Housing floor standing oil fired boiler serving central heating and domestic hot water.
Louvre doors to shallow storage area.
LOWER RECEPTION: (15’5 x 9’4) Well proportioned room positioned to the rear of the property forming part of the recent extension, exposed beams/rafters, panel radiator, wall lights, wooden fire surround with tiled hearth, inset living flame fire. Triple aspect UPVC double glazed window enjoys outlook onto fields and neighbouring cottage.
LANDING: Artex ceiling.
BEDROOM 1: (Ladies) (16’9 x 14’7) Well proportioned room with good ceiling height, artex ceiling, faux fireplace, ample power points, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto front, access to loft space.
EN SUITE BATHROOM: His ‘n’ hers (pink/blue) personal wash hand basin with matching medicine cabinets with mirror doors. Steps up to deep moulded acrylic spa ’corner’ bath, low level WC and bidet. Fully tiled wall in shower room, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoys far reaching countryside views.
BEDROOM 2: (Gentlemen) (16’6 x 9’2) Well proportioned room with good ceiling height and ample power point, panel radiator, dual aspect UPVC double glazed window enjoys fabulous countryside views. Blue pedestal wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splashbacks.
BATHROOM: (Offices) Modern coloured suite, comprising moulded acrylic bath with chrome hand grips, chrome mixer taps and hand held shower spray. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoying far reaching countryside views. Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water tank and immersion heater.
BEDROOM 3: (PRIVATE) Nicely proportioned room with good ceiling height, artex ceiling, ample power points, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoys outlook onto front.
BEDROOM 4: (11’ x 7’3) Bright airy room, good ceiling height, panel radiator, ample power points, wooden casement window enjoys far reaching countryside views across the Blackmore Vale.
OUTSIDE: Farcombe Hall is set within it’s own grounds and gardens, including paddocks and some acres of woodland that extends to approximately 10 acres. ( Site plan available upon request) The land occupies a sheltered and sunny aspect with good drainage and is suitable for the keeping of ponies and horses, and livestock in general. There are a number of useful outbuildings including block built garage, field shelter/stable.
Block built detached garage with pantile roof able to house three to four cars, power points.
SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone, oil all subject to the usual utility regulations.
Council Tax Band: E
EPC rating: G
Property M²: 211
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
From Silton Crossroads turn left onto New Road, Bourton heading west, turn into Bridge Street and follow the lane for approximately 350 metres, take the second turning on the left, (opposite the national speed limit sign). The entrance to the property can be found on the right, turn into the driveway passing between the green mill wheel leading to Farcombe Hall.
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