3 bedroom house for saleThe Old Stables, Langton Long, Blandford Forum, Dorset
Sold STC £480,000
- The property forms part of a Regency Stable building
- Fabulous accommodation over 3 floors
- Courtyard garden & lovely views
- 3 Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms, 3 Bathrooms
- Double Garage, parkland setting
The Langton Stables formed part of the original Langton Long Estate the country seat of James Farquharson; a Regency mansion with impressive stable buildings.
Purchased in 1987 by a specialist developer who transformed the neglected buildings into ten individual and unique mews houses.
The workmanship was of a high and exacting standard with great attention being paid to detail, the stables are Grade II Listed.
The hamlet comprises a cluster of houses and the church, conveniently located to Blandford town, just a mile away, while Wimborne is 9 miles distant.
The Langton Stables development occupies a magnificent location in a peaceful environment within a parkland setting with views across the Stour Valley and just ten minutes from nearby Blandford Forum ~ a classic Georgian Market town.
No.10 is particularly attractive and situated immediately to the left of the main entrance.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors and boasts a magnificent first floor drawing room; high ceilings and original beams and roof trusses plus the old wheel which is set into the ceiling.
There is a casement door which opens onto a wrought iron bridge, up to a separate seating area; wonderful views across the parkland.
From the courtyard entrance the front door opens into a reception hall which has a stunning double height painted mural, whilst within the inner hall are most attractive wooden door surrounds and pediments with a fitted mirror and an old panel depicting Grecian figures.
The ground floor kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of painted cupboards and drawers beneath granite working surfaces. Quality fitted appliances include twin ovens, a large gas hob and fridge/freezer.
A casement door opens out to the private courtyard garden.
There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms on the ground floor, also a large concealed cupboard housing the washing machine and tumble dryer.
On the first floor, in addition to the splendid principal reception room is the third bedroom with a dressing or study area and a shower room.
Galleried landings add to the character and from each is a sizeable store room.
The approach to the Stables is delightful; leaving the lane onto a sweeping gravelled driveway the garages are sited to the left.
No.10 has a double garage for two cars and bikes, shelving and hooks plus a recessed area ideal for a work bench with power and light.
There are guest parking spaces.
The private courtyard garden is to the north and west of the property; the beautiful stone cobbled courtyard is totally private and filled with shrubs, flowers climbing plants and trees.
A trellis to one side is covered by climbing clematis and honeysuckle and there is access, if requires onto the entrance driveway.
A special feature is the shaped stone pond and fountain. There are two original stone walls, one has a wide wooden doorway which leads to a shaded rear courtyard with old cobbles, ferns and ivy covered walls, shrubs provide cover and shade.
A brick arched storage area is built into the wall.
Secure storage shed in the corner for garden implements.
A combination of wooden and stone steps lead from the rear court yard to the upper level of garden, which can be accessed from a wooden bridge from the drawing room.
The steps continue up to the top level; a paved sun terrace enjoys wonderful views over the entire building with its clock tower ~ Magnificent copper beech trees and numerous other mature trees and sweeping lawns look across the southern aspect.
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