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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Tarrant Hinton, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8BZ

Under Offer £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial family home set within 8.8 acres (approx.) of paddocks, woodlands and gardens
  • A variety of outbuildings to include barn, workshop, a games room/bar, a cattery and studios
  • Extensive gardens and solar heated, indoor swimming pool
  • Delightful rural location, backing onto open fields
  • Light, spacious and versitile accommodation
  • Impressive kitchen/living room, dining room and sitting room
  • 5 bedrooms (1 ensuite) accessed via two staircases

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial family home set within extensive gardens and grounds with a range of
outbuildings, paddocks and woodland. In all approx. 8.8 acres.

Believed to have been built in the 1950’s, the property has traditional brick elevations under pitched tiled roofs. Set within extensive gardens and grounds, the property occupies a delightful, secluded position backing onto open countryside. There are an extensive range of outbuildings, all in varying states of repair, which provide potential for development or conversion (STPP). In addition, there is woodland along with two paddocks suitable for grazing. In all about 8.8 acres.

The property is ideally located for the A354 which provides easy access to Blandford Forum and Salisbury.

The property is approached via a shared driveway which in turn leads to the private driveway, separated from the gardens by delightful vine. Opening out into a large tarmacadam parking area to the side of the house, there is off-road parking for a number of cars. The driveway continues providing access to the outbuildings and paddocks.

The house itself offers extremely spacious and versatile accommodation arranged over two floors. The front door opens into a spacious entrance hall with doors leading to the dining room and kitchen/living room. An arch leads to the rear hall and a staircase rises to the primary second floor accommodation.

The sizable kitchen/living room is the heart of this family home and provides a kitchen area, breakfast area, a study area and a delightful 'sun room' area to the front. With exposed floorboards throughout, this triple aspect room is light and airy. The kitchen area comprises a range of timber floor and wall mounted units under laminate worktops. There is a 'Lancanche' range cooker with electric double oven and hob, space for an American style fridge freezer and a dishwasher. A door leads to the dining room. The breakfast area has a window to the rear elevation and space for a table and chairs. A door leads to the rear entrance/boot room. The study area is particularly light and is currently utilised as an area to paint. There is a large freestanding wood burning stove. The 'sun room' is located at the front of the property and has large triple aspect windows and a door leading to the gardens. A door leads to the entrance hall.

Accessed via either the entrance hall or the kitchen/living room, the dining room again is a sizeable room with windows to the rear elevation. There is a brick built open fireplace with a range of shelving and cupboards to either side.

The remaining downstairs accommodation is accessed via the rear hall. The triple aspect sitting room is a delightful room with an additional brick built fireplace with inset wood burning stove and brick and granite surround.

The well-equipped downstairs shower room is fully tiled. With a window to the front, it comprises a double shower cubicle, vanity unit with storage and wash hand basin, WC and urinal.

A staircase from the rear hall leads to the secondary first floor accommodation.

The primary first floor accommodation, accessed via a staircase from the entrance hall comprises master bedroom, large second bedroom and a single bedroom/study. The landing has a loft hatch and a Velux window to the front elevation. The master bedroom is located at the rear of the property and affords wonderful rural views over the surrounding countryside. With exposed floorboards, there is a large walk-in wardrobe with sliding doors and a door leading to the ensuite bathroom. Fully tiled, the ensuite comprises large spa bath, double shower, vanity unit with wash hand basin, WC, bidet and heated towel rail. There is a window to the side elevation. The spacious second bedroom has access to the loft and a window to the front elevation. The single bedroom is currently utilised as a study and has a window to the front.

The secondary first floor accommodation, accessed via a staircase from the rear hall has a large window to the rear on a half landing affording impressive views. On the main landing is a large airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and doors to the bedrooms and bathroom. The two double bedrooms both have windows to the side aspect, fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, a wash hand basin and built-in shelving. The bathroom comprises large corner bath with shower attachment and screen, wash hand basin and WC. There is a window to the front elevation.

Plantation Farm is set within approximately 8.85 acres of beautiful meadowland and woodland, nestled away from the road. The property is accessed via a sweeping driveway, which opens up to provide generous off road parking. There is an extensive range of useful outbuildings, all of which are in various states of repair. The large front gardens are predominately laid to lawn and a paved terrace abuts the house.

Outbuildings include a former cattery, a large barn, a workshop with further lockable storage room inside, a wood store and garage as well as additional outbuildings currently utilised as an art studio and storage space. These versatile outbuildings would suit a wide range of uses. There is a fenced paddock to the north boundary, adjacent to beautiful woodland within which is nestled a timber constructed building with a veranda to the front. The building itself is currently utilised as a function/games room and has a bar, WC and storage room.

Tarrant Hinton forms part of the Tarrant Valley situated approximately 6 miles from Blandford Forum. The village itself has a Parish Church. Amenities nearby include a popular public house in Tarrant Monkton (1.5 miles) and two public houses and a convenience shop/post office in the village of Pimperne (2.5 miles approx.). Blandford Forum offers a range of shopping and commercial facilities, whilst Wimborne is 10 miles, the Cathedral City of Salisbury is 17 miles and Poole is 18 miles. All are accessible via car and bus and provide a further range of facilities. There are mainline stations in Poole and Salisbury. The famous Dorset close is within easy reach by car with Poole Harbour (18 miles approx.

There are an excellent range of schools within the area in both the private and state sectors to include The Blandford School, Bryanston School and Clayesmore. Primary education can be found locally at Pimperne and Blandford Forum.

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21 November 2017

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