5 bedroom house for saleHermitage, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2
Guide Price £795,000
Full descriptionA detached modern farmhouse in an attractive edge of village location with the benefit of stables, outbuildings and circa 11.06 acres (4.48ha).
EPC Band D
Hollybrook House is a delightful property, designed and built to the present owners specification in 1994, extended in 2004 and comprises an attractive and modern detached L-shaped farmhouse built of reconstituted stone beneath a tiled roof. The property enjoys outstanding views and benefits from a range of modern equestrian livestock buildings with a productive block of adjoining pasture land in total extending to 11.06 acres (4.48ha) or thereabouts.
The property is well presented with spacious accommodation conveniently situated to take advantage of the views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. Having three reception rooms and an excellent kitchen/breakfast room together with a utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor with five bedrooms and three bathrooms (two en-suite), this unique property is ideally laid out for family accommodation and is set out on the attached floor plans and briefly comprises:
Open porch leading to attractive entrance hall, radiators (x2) and feature staircase to the first floor. Doors to:
Cloakroom with WC, wash hand basin, radiator.
Central Dining Room with bay window, radiator, open plan to:
Sitting Room, wood burner on a natural stone hearth and surround, radiators (x2) with patio doors leading to south facing wall and paved area to the rear.
The contemporary kitchen/breakfast room has a full range of newly fitted shaker style floor and wall units, it is attractively tiled with hardwood tops over, one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit incorporating integral dishwasher and microwave, large stove (available by separate negotiation) modern splashback with matching extractor hood and lighting, radiator, door to:
Bespoke utility room with tiled floor and loft space. This room provides excellent and versatile storage space with a range of fitted floor units, extensive shelving, one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, space for freezer and tumble dryer, boiler (oil fired), radiator, door to front. Paved and gravelled area with natural stone wall surround.
The large modern living room has two French doors, fitted cupboard and under stairs cupboard, (x2) radiators and a feature staircase leading to:
Excellently presented and spacious principle bedroom with fitted wardrobes, radiator, Velux windows (x2) and dormer window, door to:
En-suite with dormer window, suite comprising wash hand basin, panelled bath, WC and shower cubicle with Grohe shower and heated towel rail.
First Floor (accessed from hall)
Galleried landing with loft access, airing cupboard, door to;
Family Bathroom with suite comprising paneled bath, wash handbasin, W.C, bidet and radiator.
There are four further bedrooms with delightful views over the garden, three of which enjoy excellent views over adjoining land.
Double Bedroom 2 with radiator, door to:
En-suite with suite comprising wash hand basin, WC, shower cubicle, radiator.
Bedroom 3 Double room with radiator. Bedroom 4 with radiator. Bedroom 5 with radiator.
A spacious tarmac driveway finished with curbing leads from the natural stone entrance off Hermitage Lane to a a large turning area with ample parking to the front of the house. The established gardens to the front of the property are bounded by mature broadleaf hedgerows with Beech hedging to the side and are mainly laid to lawn containing a number of broadleaf shrubs, mature productive mixed fruit and native trees.
To the rear of the property is a walled south facing paved area, gravelled pathway, borders and beds containing a number of broadleaf and coniferous shrubs and trees and sloping lawn contained within Hornbeam and Beech hedging with gateway to the rear paddock.
The tarmac drive extends past the side of the farmhouse providing access to a gated yard, paddocks and range of modern equestrian and livestock buildings, serviced by electricity and mains water, comprising:
Stables - 8.61m x 3.61m overall Timber construction beneath an Ondulin roof containing two loose boxes and tack room.
General purpose barn - 13.69m x 13.63m overall. Modern construction of steel and block beneath a profile sheeted roof with concrete floor with part timber and part profile sheeted cladding.
To the south west of the house and buildings is a gently sloping block of productive pasture land in four main enclosures which has been used for grazing cattle, sheep and horses in recent years. The soil type comprises clay loam in the main typical of the surrounding countryside and ideally suited to grass production contained within stock proof fencing and broadleaf hedgerow. In total the property extends to 11.06 acres (4.48ha) as shown on the attached plan.
SERVICES Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating, private drainage. Farm Buildings and Land - Mains water.
Hollybrook House occupies a rural position on the outskirts of the sought after west Dorset village of Hermitage, midway between the historic Abbey town of Sherborne and county town of Dorchester, both of which lie within comfortable motoring distance and providing between them an excellent range of cultural, recreational and shopping facilities. Sporting, walking and riding opportunities are abound within the area with many walks and rides to be had from the village itself, while the region is well known for both its public and privately funded schooling. Mainline train station can be found at Sherborne linking directly to London Waterloo, a second station at Yetminster is on the Weymouth to Bristol line, while road links along the A303 joined at Wincanton giving swift access to London and the Home Counties along the M3/M25 route.
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