9 bedroom detached house for saleThe Street, Shaftesbury, SP7
- Large Family House
- 9 Double Bedrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Large Kitchen
- Pantry Room
- Home Office
- Large Gated Parking Area
- Gas Central Heating
- Versatile Outbuildings
- 1.8 Acre Plot
The main house is of grand proportions over 3 stories constructed of traditional chiselled & smoothed Green Stone, with a double pitched purple Welsh slate roof with original wooden Georgian windows & doors. The property is approached via two large green-stone pillars & a pair of tall lockable wooden gates. These lead to a substantial tarmacked drive which can accommodate well over 20 cars. This is area, although large, still has a comfortable homely courtyard feeling, accommodating the main house & ancillary commercial buildings.
The main house is laid out over 3 floors. On entering the building via the front door from the vestibule there is an open plan series of 4 reception rooms all with very high 10’ceilings & also from that vestibule is the laundry room & a powder room
The Principal Reception Rooms L -shaped, 41’2 x 19’ plus 17’2 x 13’10
Room 1: Being laid out at present as a very large dining area with large flagstone floors & very tall cell with ornate carved cornicing & ceiling rose with a dimmable 12 arm crystal chandelier & French gilt lion wall lights, built-in wooden cupboards & shelving. The room at present easily accommodates an 8ft refectory table with 10 seats & large side buffet. Radiators, plug sockets etc.
Room 2: A smaller (but substantial by today's house standards) sitting area with a large Georgian door walk in cupboard, large slate flags, tall ceiling with ornate carved cornicing & ceiling rose with dimmable 12 arm crystal chandelier & French gilt lion wall lights. Radiator & plug sockets etc .
Room 3: A very large double aspect sitting room with polished wooden floors, very tall cell with ornate carved cornicing & ceiling rose with a 12 arm crystal chandelier, French gilt lion wall light , a large white marble lion carved working fireplace, double Georgian bay usable window seat. Radiators & extra sockets
Room 4: A very large sitting area with Georgian window window-seat & double Georgian Bay doors (which lead to a substantial side garden stocked with traditional plants & mature trees) Radiator, extra sockets etc
Off from these areas & on this same ground floor area is a large home-office (9ft 7in x 16ft 3in) with tall ceilings & dado rail. Radiator, extra sockets etc.
As mentioned above on this same floor is also a large shower room (7’ x 6’) accommodating washing machines , dryers, house cleaning equipment & off this room is a large utilty room (12’2 x 4’1) with WC. Radiator, sockets etc. .
Along a passageway off from this whole area is a large kitchen (15’10 x 14’5) with very tall traditional wooden vaulted ceiling, wood parquet floors & solid limed oak wooden kitchen units with a white glitter granite style worktops & Belfast sink & dish washing machine, 15 arm brass dimmable chandelier. Radiator & plentiful sockets, Large Gas Blue Aga. Full wall built in dining bench seating.
Off the Kitchen area is a substantial separate walk in pantry room (10’ x 14’9) with black original terracotta tile flooring, accommodating full length pantry units, wine racks, double American style fridge & chest freezer, chrome commercial style bulkhead wall lights. Plentiful sockets
On the first floor there are 5 very large double bedrooms. All with very high 10’celling’s & all with ornate carved ceiling rose & cornicing & all with dimmable 12 arm crystal chandeliers. All the rooms have radiators & extra sockets which can accommodate wall tv’s with sky. 3 rooms have built in full wall wardrobes & 2 have display wall shelving. All rooms are carpeted.
The family bathroom has all white sanitary wear, 12 arm crystal chandelier, radiator & there is approved planning to move stairs airing cupboards & walls to create a much larger bathroom in the future.
Landing with airing cupboard.
Bedroom 1: 15’11 x 13’11 with wardrobe and period wrought iron fireplace.
Bedroom 2: 16’ x 13’11 with period wrought iron fireplace.
Bedroom 3: 15’10 x 13’11 with wardrobe and en-suite.
Bedroom 4: 16’x 9’4 with louvre fronted wardrobes, plus 3’ x 5’
Bedroom 5: 14’7 x 9’10.
Bathroom 9’9 x 9’3
The top floor has 4 further very large double bedrooms, with lower ceiling than all the other floors but still a good standing head height . The Large Landing 31’4 x 9’11. All rooms are carpeted. This floor has planning to create a bathroom.
Bedroom 6: 20’8 x 13’9.
Bedroom 7: 14’6 x 15’5.
Bedroom 8: 16’1 x 12’7.
Bedroom 9: 16’4 x 13’10
Adjoining the back of the house accessed via the home-office & also the kitchen & forming a small private courtyard is an large open fronted Log Store and a small Implement Store.
Within the properties grounds, opposite the main residential house & creating a courtyard across the substantial drive area which is able to accommodate more than 20 cars. To the north of the main building is the l-shaped range of outbuildings. 1833 sq. Ft. / 170 sq. Metres. Constructed of brick, stone & welsh slate roofed all with A1 Use class commercial status. Within this building there are 4 areas
1 area being the larger main shop area.
& the other 2 rooms have3 2 toilets & a sink in each & there is one other room being a very large tool maintenance room & attached to all of access from the outside is large single garage. Planning has been passed for all of these to be converted into 3 holiday cottages. Planning has also been passed to create a further 2 substantial building’s within the courtyard one being 513 sq ft with A1 use class approval & the other building is 479sq ft. approved as Garaging.
The properties complete land mass amounts to 1.8 acres & is flat easy & low maintenance. Mainly laid to lawn with traditional flower & herb boarders planted with roses, foxgloves, lupins, ox-eye daisies apple & pear Espaliers rosemary bushes, topiary sculptures & very mature trees of Oak Birch Apple Cherry. Most of the properties boundary has traditional coppiced hedging to the rear but to the front & side the property owns 2 lovely traditional stone walls & to one side of one of those walls there is a lovely small unobtrusive low trickling brook which is lined with old & new willows & black (non-invasive) bamboo.
At the front of the propriety there are double wooden gates & either side of the double wooden gates the gardens are easy & low maintenance, with a topiary hedge row & a row of large topiary sculptures & row of large red robin pompom trees. The tarmacked drive which is able to accommodate well over 20 cars & should the need arise there is a further grassed hard standing of 5880 sq. ft.
The property is perfectly placed for all the local private schools Port Regis, St Mary’s, Bryanston, Claymore, Sherborne School etc & the local Motcombe School & Shaftesbury government schools are very respected & high on the league tables. The Village is very friendly with many pursuits on offer from palates to pottery there’s a delightful local pub ‘The Coppleridge’ serving good family food & a village shop. Not far is Waitrose Tesco’s Lidls & Asda etc . This area is the romantic Hardy country with many lovely walks, art galleries, coffee stops local landmarks , stately homes & wonderful gardens that soon become a part of ones everyday haunts . Many rich & famous live in this area from Guy Richee to Jonathan Ross Martin Clunes, Julian Fellowes, Minette Walters.
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