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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Mosterton, Dorset, DT8

Sold STC £630,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Farmhouse kitchen
  • Adjacent field/paddock (3.9 acres) available by separate negotiation.
  • Utility room and laundry room
  • 5 Bedrooms( 2 with ensuite)
  • Family bathroom/ cloakroom and shower room.
  • Detached stone barn
  • Mature landscaped gardens

Full description

A flexible detached country house set in an idyllic rural position with large garden.3 reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen, adjacent field/paddock (3.9 acres) available by separate negotiation. Utility room and laundry room, 5 bedrooms( 2 with en suite), family bathroom/ cloakroom and shower room. Detached stone barn, mature landscaped gardens. EPC Band C.

Situation And Amenities - The property is situated within the West Dorset village of Mosterton, which enjoys local amenities including village stores and pub and primary school as well as an active community and village hall. A wider range of facilities are available in the nearby towns of Beaminster and Crewkerne, which benefits from a Waitrose Superstore, sports centre and a mainline train station to Exeter and London (Waterloo).
The famous seaside resort of Lyme Regis is less than 15 miles distant as is the artisan town of Bridport, offering a wide selection of dining and cultural experiences. Education is well catered for in the area with a selection of excellent state and private schools including Perrott Hill, Hazelgrove and Sherborne.

Description - Bowes House is an individual detached country residence set in this idyllic Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet convenient rural position in the heart of the West Dorset countryside. The house is of stone elevations beneath a tiled roof and offers flexible and well appointed accommodation in this unique position. The accommodation comprises spacious entrance hall, large drawing room with open fireplace and triple aspect, study, farmhouse style kitchen with wood fired Rayburn and a family room with bay window positioned to enjoy the views. Adjacent to the farmhouse kitchen is a large utility area with laundry room, ground floor shower room and separate cloakroom. To the rear is a lean to conservatory which makes an ideal boot room. There are two staircases to the first floor, the first which leads to the main bedroom accommodation with master with ensuite housing a separate bath and shower, guest bedroom again with en suite, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The second staircase, accessed from the utility area, leads to what is currently arranged as three bedrooms but it could be opened up and reconfigured to suit ones needs. TO CREATE A STUNNING MASTER SUITE/OFFICE/PLAY ROOM/STUDIO, AS PER OUR ATTACHED PROPOSED FLOORPLAN. All principal rooms enjoy the stunning views across the property's own land and surrounding countryside. In addition to the main house there is a large stone barn in the gardens which makes excellent games room/storage area/office. This has light, power and water connected so could be used as ancillary accommodation although is not accessible by vehicle. This property is currently run as a successful B&B.

Outside - Bowes House is approached via a shared private track which leads to a private parking and turning area with space for a number of vehicles. Adjacent to the house is a large lean to car port. The principal garden lies to the rear and comprises gently sloping lawns interspersed by mature shrubs, trees and flowers with the barn sitting towards the top. Adjacent to the barn is a productive vegetable garden with raised beds. To the front of the property is a further sweeping lawn.

Directions - From Bridport branch take the A3066 to Beaminster. Proceed to Beaminster and go through the town towards Mosterton. On entering Mosterton, proceed through the village passing the the shop on the left hand side continue on this road past the Cheddington turning and the turning to the Bowes House is after the paddocks on the right, marked Bowes Lane. Continue to the end of the track.

Services - Mains water. Mains electricity. Mains drainage ( pumped from the property) Oil fired central heating. PV panels and solar hot water.

Local Authority - West Dorset District Council
South Walks House,
South Walks Road,
01305 251010

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000.

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22 June 2016

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