6 bedroom house for saleGreenhill, Sherborne, DT9
- 6 bedrooms
- 2 reception rooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Private Parking
An attractive Grade II listed Sherborne townhouse with a beautiful courtyard garden, parking and garaging, located a short walk from the town centre. The property was extensively re-modelled in the mid-19th Century to create the classically fronted house as it appears today.
It has been lived in by the current owners since 2000 and since then has been sympathetically renovated and upgraded, including the creation of a courtyard garden at the rear. The rooms have good head height throughout and retain many period features including Tudor stone mullion windows, working shutters and a number of open fireplaces. It has also been enhanced with extensive, bespoke joinery throughout. On the ground floor there is a sitting room, which looks out over The Green, it has a tall coffered ceiling and wood burning stove. A door leads through to the study and on to the kitchen/dining room, steps lead up to a large dining area with a door leading through to the pantry. On the first floor are the master bedroom, which has an en-suite bathroom and a door leading to the large
artist's studio, and a further double bedroom. On the second floor there are 2 more double bedrooms and family shower room, with 2 very useable attic rooms on the third floor, 1 of which is set up as a home office.
In addition to the small, colourful front garden there is a paved courtyard immediately at the rear, which is accessible from the utility room and pantry. Steps lead up to a paved terrace and a further pergola to the rear of the double garage, with a side path leading round to a walled, gravelled parking area with private vehicular access leading into Priestlands Lane.
Sherborne (London Waterloo 2¼ hours) Yeovil 5½ miles. Wincanton/A303 9 miles. Castle Cary (London Paddington 1½ hours) 12 miles Dorchester 18 miles.
The house is located a short walk from the main shopping street in Sherborne. The town provides a wide range of shops and facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, which is about a 5 minute walk from the house.
Sherborne has an excellent range of schools with two primary schools within the town, both feeding to The Gryphon School in Sherborne for secondary education. Private schools in the area include the Sherborne schools, Leweston, Bryanston, Clayesmore, St Marys Shaftesbury, Hazlegrove and the Bruton schools.
There is a wide variety of shopping facilities in the town. Other towns within easy driving distance include the regional centre of Yeovil and the county town of Dorchester. Sherborne has a regular mainline service to London Waterloo taking about 2½ hours and there is a fast train service from Castle Cary to London.
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