4 bedroom detached house for saleGreen Lane, Stour Row, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 0QD
Guide Price £715,000
- Original character 300 year old cottage with later extension
- 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms
- Paddock of 2.12 acres
- Stables and orchard
- 0.45 acre south facing garden
- Highly sought after village
- Wonderful views
- Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
- 26' dual aspect sitting room with fireplace and French doors to south facing terrace
- Double garage and ample parking for horse box or lorry
Yew Tree Cottage is a delightful cottage with origins going back about 300 years with a more recent extension and is built of stone elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The house, which oozes charm has beautifully presented accommodation with lovely kitchen having a stone floor and exposed beams, oil fired Aga, range of units and ample space for a table. The kitchen is well designed for entertaining and food preparation with a door to a washing/ utility room with sink. The sitting room is a wonderful dual aspect room with brick fireplace and stone hearth and French doors opening on to the south-facing terrace. A door leads to the dining room/study. On the first floor, the master bedroom is also dual aspect and has superb far-reaching views of surrounding countryside to the hills beyond and en-suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms and a single all with lovely outlooks. Outside the main garden is at the front (south) of the house and measures about 0.45 acres with stables and further land and paddocks of 2.12 acres.
The property is approached via a wooden 5 -bar gate on to a private gravel drive leading beyond the house and to a large area for parking and turning a number of vehicles including horse box or lorry. There is a double garage (17'3" x 16'8") with power and light. A gate opens the side garden where a path leads to the front door past the well placed terraces with climbing roses making the ideal spot for al fresco dining or an evening's drink. The main garden is south-facing and has a neat lawn and plenty of flowers and shrubs providing colour along with some mature trees. At the rear of the house is a working area with raised beds, greenhouses and shed. On the other side of the drive is a small orchard and pond of 0.1 acres with timber stables and concrete yard, large shed and tack room. Two five-bar gate give access to the main field (currently split in to two paddocks) with post and rail fencing. The land is about 2.12 acres of level pasture with the whole measuring 2.57 acres
Stour Row is a desirable village situated 3 miles south of the Saxon hilltop Town of Shaftesbury. Shaftesbury made famous by its cobbled street Gold Hill is a popular town offering a good range of high street and boutique shops, supermarkets, secondary schooling and recreational facilities. Further east is the cathedral city of Salisbury offering the usual facilities and opportunities of a regional centre.
The property has the benefit of a rural position combined with good access to the A30 and a mainline station at Gillingham (6 miles). There is an excellent network of footpaths and bridleways to the surrounding countryside and Duncliffe Hill which provides breath-taking views over the Blackmore Vale. There are excellent junior, secondary and independent schools in the area.
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