6 bedroom detached house for sale

Newland, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9

Guide Price £1,575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • Sherborne town centre
  • 4 reception rooms
  • cellar
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • attached double garage
  • walled gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming Grade II Listed period house located in the centre of this ever popular historic Dorset town

Location

Monks Barn is located in one of the most favoured residential areas of Sherborne situated next to the Paddock Garden in Newland and within walking distance of a Waitrose supermarket. Sherborne has an excellent variety of shopping, educational and recreational facilities including many independent shops, public houses, restaurant and tea rooms, most located along Cheap Street which is approximately 150 yards from the property. Sherborne has featured in The Times as one of the best places to live in 2014 and is well known for its 12th Century Abbey and the many fine period houses. Sherborne is also renowned for its schooling with Sherborne School for Girls, Sherborne Schools for Boys, Sherborne Preparatory School and Leweston, as well as The Gryphon secondary school with Academy status. Other independent schools in the area include Hazlegrove, Millfield, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Port Regis and Bryanston. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Sherborne, Yeovil and Folke, horse racing at Wincanton, Bath and Salisbury, fishing on the nearby Sutton Bingham Reservoir where sailing is also available. Water sports can also be enjoyed along the Jurassic Dorset coastline to the south at Weymouth Bay and Poole Harbour. Communications in the area include a mainline railway station at Sherborne with a regular service between Exeter St Davids and London Waterloo and the A303 is located to the north at Sparkford.

Description

Monks Barn has handsome stone elevations under a stone tiled roof and is believed to have 17th Century origins with later additions. The accommodation includes three reception rooms, six bedrooms, bathroom and shower room and benefits from gas fired central heating. Features of note include a splendid staircase in the hallway, several fireplaces as well as picture rails and fitted cupboards. Outside there is off street parking, an attached double garage as well as two areas of attractive walled gardens with well stocked beds and borders, lawns and a variety of young and mature trees.

Accommodation
Please see floor plans.

Outside
Monks Barn is accessed through a wooden sliding door leading to a parking/turning area with attached stone and tile double garage with workshop and potting shed. The gardens provide an exemplary setting for this fine house and include two walled south facing areas which are a delight. Being arranged into three distinct sections, the east garden is landscaped with a stone paved terrace and rockery leading onto an expanse of lawn flanked by well stocked flower/shrub borders. A gate through the wall leads to the west garden, part of which is a productive vegetable garden with raised beds and greenhouses, one with a vine. To the south and approached via a paved path, and also with colourful borders, is a further area of lawned garden with flower borders, mature shrubs and a lean to timber clad and tiled shed.

Square Footage: 3,792 sq ft

Directions

Proceeding into Sherborne along the A30, at Greenhill and take first turning left into Newland. Continue for about 150 yards and Monks Barn will be found on your right hand side shortly after the Waitrose supermarket.

Post Code DT9 3JJ.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 June 2017

Nearest stations

  • Sherborne (0.3 mi)
  • Thornford (3.7 mi)
  • Yeovil Pen Mill (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Sherborne (0.3 mi)
  • Thornford (3.7 mi)
  • Yeovil Pen Mill (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Wimborne

Wessex House, Priors Walk, East Borough, Wimborne, BH21 1PB

01202 024006 Local call rate

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