4 bedroom house for sale

Fosters Hill, Holwell, Sherborne

POA

Property Description

Key features

  • DETACHED PERIOD CHARACTER FARM HOUSE DATING BACK TO 17TH CENTURY!
  • APRX 4 ACRES OF FLAT LAND, BARNS AND FARM YARD ATTACHED TO PROPERTY!
  • TACK ROOM, OFFICE AND FEED ROOM! SUPERB PARKING FACILITY!
  • GARDENS AT FRONT SIDE AND REAR!
  • NO AGRICULTURAL TIES OR GRADE II LISTING!
  • COVETED EDGE-OF-VILLAGE SEMI-RURAL POSITION!
  • GOOD LOCAL PUBS, VILLAGE SCHOOL AND NURSERY SCHOOL!
  • ONLY A SHORT DRIVE TO HISTORIC TOWN OF SHERBORNE!

Full description

DETACHED PERIOD CHARACTER FARM HOUSE DATING BACK TO 17TH CENTURY! APRX 4 ACRES OF FLAT LAND, BARNS AND FARM YARD ATTACHED TO PROPERTY! TACK ROOM, OFFICE AND FEED ROOM! GARDENS AT FRONT SIDE AND REAR! NO AGRICULTURAL TIES OR GRADE II LISTING! SUPERB PARKING FACILITY! COVETED EDGE-OF-VILLAGE SEMI-RURAL POSITION! GOOD LOCAL PUBS, VILLAGE SCHOOL AND NURSERY SCHOOL! ONLY A SHORT DRIVE TO HISTORIC TOWN OF SHERBORNE! The character accommodation comprises entrance lobby, entrance reception hall, lounge, dining room, sitting room/snug, farmhouse kitchen/family room, utility room, wash room and downstairs shower room/WC. On the first floor is a split level landing, four double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is an attached office room. Character features include large, period inglenook fireplace, exposed heavy beam work and feature period windows. The property boasts oil fired radiator central heating and bespoke timber period style double glazing. The house offers huge scope for further extension or annexe potential, subject to the necessary planning permission. Holwell is only a very short drive to the historic, picturesque town of Sherborne with its world-famous schools, breath-taking Abbey building, coveted High Street and market square and mainline railway station making London Waterloo directly accessible in just over two hours without changing your seat! VIEWING IS ESSENTIAL TO APPRECIATE WHAT THIS PROPERTY HAS TO OFFER!

Double glazed period style front door leads to entrance vestibule. Double glazed windows to the front. Pine parquet flooring. Multi pane glazed stable door leads to

ENTRANCE RECEPTON HALL 21'11 x 4'1
A generous reception hallway with cosy cottage ceiling heights, pine parquet flooring. Period fluted and carved architraves. Radiator. Panelled door leads to rear courtyard and barn area. Internal panelled doors lead to

SNUG/SITTING ROOM 11'5 x 14'
Double glazed period style window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. Open fire place with tiled hearth. Radiator. Period architraves.

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM – 25'10 x 13'10
A fantastically proportioned family room enjoying cottage ceiling heights and heavy exposed timber beam work. Pine parquet flooring and natural stone paved flooring. Large natural stone inglenook fireplace with heavy beam. Cast iron log burning stove. Inset brick bread ovens. This room enjoys a light dual aspect with double glazed window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and the morning sun. Window to the side. A range of solid oak and pine panelled kitchen units comprising of solid oak work surface with double ceramic Belfast sink. Mixer tap over. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Space and point for fridge. Space for electric oven. Fitted wine rack. Space for large dresser. Radiator. Staircase rises from the kitchen to the first floor landing.

Panelled internal door and internal window leads from the kitchen family room to

LOUNGE – 12'1 x 13'4
A light dual aspect room with period sash window to the side and double glazed period French doors to the side. Arched wall alcove. Moulded picture rail. Cast iron wood burning stove with brick hearth. TV and Telephone point.
Multi pane period glazed door leads to

DINING ROOM 13'8 x 13'
A dining room of generous proportions able to take a substantial dining room table. Period glazed feature sash window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. Two radiators. Fire place recess.

Entrance from entrance hall leads to

UTILITY ROOM – 12'10 x 6'
A range of timber cupboards and units, laminated work surface with tiled surrounds. Stainless steel sink bowl with drainer unit and mixer tap over. A range of cupboards under. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards. Space for upright fridge freezer. Radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Double glazed period style window to the rear.

WASHROOM – 4'11 x 6'1
Double glazed period style window to the rear. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Ceramic tiled floor. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Panelled door leads to

DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM/WC
A fitted white suite comprising of fitted low level WC. Wash basin. Walk in shower cubicle with mains shower over. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Double glazed period style window to the rear. Door leads to cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler.

Staircase rises from the kitchen to the first floor landing. A period style split level landing area with period style double glazed window to the rear. Period style double glazed window to the side. Radiator. Panel door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Doors lead off the landing to

BEDROOM 1 – 13'1 x 13'
A light generous double bedroom enjoying a multi aspect with large feature multi pane period style double glazed sash window to the front. Two period style double glazed window to the side. Exposed floorboards. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2 – 16' x 13'10
Low level period cottage style window to the front. Radiator. Exposed floor boards. Hatch to loft space. Panel door leads to built in wardrobe cupboard space.

BEDROOM 3 – 15'8 x 13'6
Huge feature chimney breast. Period cottage window to the front. Radiator. Period carved wood lockable wall cupboard.

BEDROOM 4 – 11'10 x 9'1
Period style double glazed cottage style window to the side. Radiator. Hatch to loft space.

FAMILY BATHROOM
A white suite comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash basin. Panelled bath with shower tap arrangement over. Double glazed window to the rear. Exposed beam work.

OUTSIDE
At the front of the property there is a front garden area enclosed by mature Yew hedge. This front garden is laid to decorative brick paving and enjoys shaped box hedging and provides a lovely seating area. The front garden continues to an area laid to gravel.

A huge driveway area to the side provides off road parking for 6 or more cars.
Leading to the side of the property, double timber gates lead to secure vehicular access to farmyard at the rear. Extensive vehicular access and parking area continues to the rear.

UNDERCOVER BARN – 29'11 x 38'8
This barn enjoys a good height and is able to accommodate large farm machinery and tractors. Large double doors give access to

SECOND BARN AREA measuring 37'9 x 30'
Barn has light, power and water connected. Sliding double doors give access to further storage.
Further glazed doors give access to

FEED ROOM/OFFICE – 12'4 x 11'7
Latched door leads to

TACK ROOM - 6'2 x 13'1
Space and plumbing for washing machine. Ceramic Belfast sink. Light, power and water connected. Windows to the side.

Further concrete farmyard at the rear of the barn measures approximately 33'8x35'.
This yard area gives further vehicular access to both the land and sand riding school.

SAND RIDING SCHOOL measures approximately 131' x 65'.
LAND AND PLOT
Land and plot extends to approximately 4 acres of flat land. This is currently used for several horses for riding and grazing. Jumping lane.

There is a further attached under cover porch way leading to
OFFICE 13'6 x 10'6 – Exposed natural stone elevation, window to the side. Light and power connected.

GARDENS
At the rear of the property there is an area of lawned garden that also runs to the side. Measuring approximately 72' x 68'. This lawned garden enjoys a variety of shaped flowerbeds and borders and is enclosed by mature hedging, mature trees and timber fencing. There is a paved patio seating area. Mature Yew tree. Brick built BBQ area, outside lighting and tap.

ATTACHED POTTING SHED/GREENHOUSE -13' x 9'2.


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05 July 2017

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  • Sherborne (5.2 mi)
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Rolfe East, Sherborne

80 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3BJ

01935 589083 Local call rate

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