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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Todber, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10

Guide Price £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed fully restored house
  • 4 receptions, 5 double bedrooms
  • Detached modern 1 bedroom apartment
  • About 4.5 acres
  • 4 bath/shower rooms
  • Garage with modern flat
  • Cellar/games room/bar
  • Stabling, tack room, hay barn
  • Walled courtyard garden adjoining the house

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming and spacious Grade II Listed Georgian house with garden and grounds of about 4.5 acres located on the edge of this Blackmore Vale village


Northfield House is located in an edge of village location in the heart of the Blackmore Vale countryside. Todber has amenities including a parish church and nearby fishing lakes. The adjoining villages of Stour Provost and Marnhull both have primary schools with Marnhull also having a variety of amenities including post office, butcher and doctors surgery and there is also the Udder Farm Shop at East Stour. The market town of Sturminster Newton provides a wider range of facilities including The Exchange entertainment venue and the larger towns of Blandford Forum, Shaftesbury, Gillingham and Sherborne provide an excellent variety of shopping, educational, recreational and cultural facilities. Communications in the area include a mainline railway station at Gillingham with a regular service to London Waterloo, the A303 can be joined to the north of Gillingham which provides a route to London/Home Counties. Independent schools in the area include Sherborne School for Girls, Sherborne School for Boys, Sherborne Preparatory School, Hazlegrove, Port Regis, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Clayesmore, Bryanston, Hanford and Knighton House, as well as good state schools at Gillingham and Sherborne. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Sherborne and Yeovil, horse racing at Wincanton, Exeter and Bath and water sports can be enjoyed along the Dorset coastline to the south at Poole Harbour and Weymouth Bay.


• Entrance hall
• Drawing room
• Dining room
• Study
• Inner hall
• Cellar/games room
• Kitchen/breakfast room
• Family room
• Utility room
• Shower room
• Two ground floor bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom
• First floor master bedroom with dressing area and en suite shower room
• Two further bedrooms
• Family bathroom
• Extensive gravelled parking area
• Detached double garage with workshop and flat over comprising kitchen/living room, shower room and bedroom
• Side gravelled drive leading to stabling with three loose boxes, tack room and tractor shed/hay barn
• Formal gardens predominantly lawned with garden room with sauna and hot tub
• Walled courtyard garden
• Land divided into two main paddocks laid to pasture and adjoin farmland to the rear
• About 4.5 acres

Northfield House has early 18th Century origins and has handsome stone elevations under a slate roof. There is attractive accommodation which includes three reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, family room, five bedrooms, two shower rooms and two bathrooms. Features include many sash windows, some with shutters, picture rails, beamed and vaulted ceilings in kitchen and family room, useful cellar/games room/bar and fine views are enjoyed from all of the bedrooms. Oil fired central heating. Outside there is extensive parking and detached garage with workshop area. The modern flat is above the garage and has kitchen/dining/living room, bedroom and shower room. There is stabling with three loose boxes, formal gardens with garden room and the land is currently divided into two paddocks and includes a small pond.

The extensive gravelled parking/turning area, fronted by substantial hedging, leads to the detached garage complex. The driveway continues along the side of the property to an area with stabling which includes three loose boxes, tack room and useful tractor/hay barn greenhouse and the oil tank. The formal gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs and include a garden room with sauna and external deck with hot tub. Immediately behind the main house is the walled courtyard garden with direct access from both the drawing room and family room. The land is predominantly divided into two paddocks and adjoins open farmland.

Square Footage: 2,731 sq ft
Acreage: 4.5 Acres


From Sturminster Newton, take the B3092. Follow this road through the village of Marnhull and into Todber where you will find Northfield House on your right hand side. If you are driving from Shaftesbury along the A30, turn left when you reach the crossroads at East Stour, follow the B3092 through Stour Provost into Todber and you will find Northfield House on your left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
30 September 2016

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