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5 bedroom house for sale

Compton Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7

Sold STC £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Morning Room
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Conservatory
  • Two Downstairs Cloakrooms
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Master Bedrooms with En-Suite

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set back from the road and occupying an enviable position in the beautiful village of Compton Abbas, Tuckers Barton is a truly exceptional barn conversion with 4.47 acres of wonderful paddocks and gardens. The accommodation is well presented throughout and retains many of its original character features including exposed wooden beams exposed brick and open fireplaces. Situated over two floors and amounting to 3230 sq.ft. the accommodation consists of a large drawing room with a feature, focal point stone fireplace, exposed wooden beams and French doors leading to the stunning gardens. The 'heart of the home' kitchen is custom built and has been fitted with a charming oil fired two ring Aga and Fired Earth stone flooring. The living room/library/study is a room worthy of mention as it has been designed with a large guest suite above with its own private staircase and is perfect for use as an attached annexe. The remainder of the ground floor accommodation is made up of a welcoming entrance hall, morning room, two downstairs cloakrooms, spacious dining room, and a glass Amdega conservatory with lovely garden views. The first floor accommodation has been carefully designed to make the most of the space available. The glorious master bedroom benefits pine floorboards, fitted wardrobes and serviced by a well appointed en-suite bathroom. There are three further sizeable double bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom.

Properties of this calibre and of this position are rare and we highly recommend a viewing at your earliest convenience to avoid the disappointment of missing out on this opportunity.


Tuckers Barton is situated in the picturesque village of Compton Abbas, located on the edge of the truly stunning Blackmore Vale. The beautiful surrounding countryside is some of the best in the south of England and is ideal for enjoying outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling and riding. The village itself has a great community spirit and a village church. The Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury is around 3 miles north of Compton Abbas and has a wide range of amenities including a range of shops, a delicatessen, supermarkets, a health centre, local hospital, library and arts centre. A more comprehensive range of facilities may be found in the Cathedral City of Salisbury to the east, while nearby Tisbury has a mainline railway station (London Waterloo). The A303, approximately 15 minutes to the north, gives access to the South West and London, via the M3. One of the major attractions is the proximity to some of the best independent schools in Southern England including Bryanston, Clayesmore, Hanford, Knighton House, Leweston, Millfield, Milton Abbey, Port Regis, Sandroyd, Sherborne Boys, Sherborne Girls and St Mary's Shaftesbury, to name few.


The gardens and paddocks are a particular feature of the property and amount to 4.46 acres. The property is accessed via a large circular driveway also with a sizeable area of parking for numerous vehicles and leading to the detached double garage with eaves storage, power, light and plumbing. The formal gardens are enclosed by mature trees and hedging to provide an element of seclusion which creates a truly magical setting with breath-taking views across the hillside and Dorset countryside. There is also a large patio and seating area perfect for al-fresco entertaining. The garden office is adjacent to the house and benefits from a wood burning stove, power and French doors to the patio and gardens. Making up the remainder of the acreage is a field shelter and numerous paddocks that truly are an exceptional wildlife haven, ideal for a small holding, adventurous children or just enjoying the peace and quiet. Also adjacent to the house is a brick outbuilding currently used as a utility room with power and light.

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Added on Rightmove:
31 May 2016

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