5 bedroom detached house to rent

DT2 0LS Melbury Osmond

£3,250 pcm
tenancy info

Property Description

Letting information:

Date available: Now
Furnishing: Unfurnished
Deposit: £3750
Letting type: Long term
Added on Rightmove: 03 June 2019 (138 days ago)

Key features

  • stunning period farmhouse
  • open fires and character features
  • indoor heated swimming pool
  • extensive parking, garages and out-buildings
  • newly installed kitchen with granite tops and built in appliances.
  • grounds extending to 2.4 acres
  • possibility of further grazing
  • vegetable garden and fruit cage

Full description

A very rare opportunity to rent a substantial farm house in a peaceful location on the outskirts of the village of Melbury Osmond. Bridge Farm is a grade II listed farmhouse dating back to the mid 18th century, with 19 century redesigning, but some timbers are noted to pre-date the current house by a further two hundred years.

The property maintains much of the character and charm of the original building, but embraces the requirements of modern living with a newly installed heating system, and having been re-wired throughout. Bathrooms are modern, and the kitchen is modern and presented to a high standard

The property has undergone huge improvements two years ago. Plans are provided for information purpose only. More photographs to follow, but should any interested party have any questions, then please do call our office.

The village can be found to the south of Yeovil by eight miles, and fifteen miles north of Dorchester. Rail links to London are to be found at Yeovil Junction and Dorchester as well as the nearby town of Sherborne. Those requiring the Weymouth to Bristol Line can utilise Yetminster or Chetnole Halt.

Within five miles, local services offer: post office, shop, good pubs, garage, mechanic, medical centre, vets. Although rural this property is not isolated.

Melbury Osmond is located on a no through Lane, therefore only village traffic is passing by the door. Melbury Osmond is a bustling village, with activities and events throughout the year for those wishing to embed themselves with village life.

The areas boasts excellent schooling in both the private and state sector, with many infant groups within easy travelling distance.

The property and its accommodation are as follows:-

Bridge Farm sits in a plot of nearly two and a half acres. From the lane the house is approached via a private gated drive which leads to shingle parking for several vehicles, with hardstanding for trailers.

Outbuildings:-
Workshop / store with secure wooden door
Former piggery
Triple Garage with three sets of double opening wooden doors, concrete frontage
second workshop.
Former stables (three pony stalls) with over-head storage accessed from external stone steps
Green house
Gardeners' loo

Gardens
Gardens extend to nearly two acres, and are largely laid to lawn with young and mature trees interspersed throughout, a ride-on mower is a definite requirement !
Across the stream ( timber bridge) is a further area of lawn with fruit trees.
Closer to the house are more formal gardens, tightly mowed and bounded by busy stocked flower beds, paved terrace to southern side.
To the south eastern side of the house is a paved area with stocked beds and path to the property
From the lower lawn a timber arbor is busy with roses and climbing plants, this leads to the fenced vegetable garden and fruit cage, greenhouse.
Higher lawn with high bounded hedging for privacy.

Pool House
of timber construction with double opening glazed doors, paved terrace to the front and light and power supply.
Small changing room with timber clad walls and bench seat
boiler room
the pool has a flexible roller cover, with shallow end entry, depths of pool are to be confirmed.
Please note that children are not to be allowed to use this pool without supervision

Bridge Farm

From the path leading to the back door:

Entrance to rear hall with coat hanging space.

Boot Room / Utility Room with range of units and work surface with basin, plumbing for appliances

Boiler Room housing newly installed oil fired boiler with mega-flow system

door through to

Kitchen with tiled flooring, exposed beams and LED recessed lighting. Granite work surface, belfast sink, central island, Rangemaster oven, large fridge freezer plumbed for ice and cold water, extensive range of wall and floor mounted units, built in dishwasher, wood burning stove. door to front garden

Sitting Room with built in display and storage, exposed beams, wood burning stove, dual aspect room with garden outlook from each side

Dining Room with excellent example of plank and muntin walling. exposed beams, open fire set in inglenook fireplace

Inner Hall and cloakroom stairs leading to first floor

Drawing Room with further section of Plank and muntin walling, exposed beams, open fire set into inglenook, dual aspect room with garden outlook on each side, display and storage

Stairs to first floor landing with airing cupboard

Bedroom One - approached from small flight of stairs, substantial dual aspect double bedroom with built in storage. Adjoining bathroom with large shower, modern tiling and white suite, heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - Double bedroom with garden outlook, adjoining bathroom with shower over bath with modern white suite and tiling, heated towel rail.

Shower Room [third]- Recently installed with modern white suite and tiling, heated towel rail

Bedroom Three - smaller double bedroom with built in storage

Bedroom Four - Double bedroom

Bedroom Five - Double Bedroom


Land
potentially a 0.9 acre paddock is available in the village, benefiting from a field shelter. Not suitable for year-round grazing. Available by separate negotiation.

Swimming Pool
Indoor Swimming Pool
The indoor swimming pool may be used by the residents of Bridge Farm. Between 1st May and 1st September each year the pool will be maintained by the Estate. Use between 2nd September and 30th April will be at the decision of the resident, and it will be up to the resident to ensure the pool is cared for in conjunction with use. The pool can be shut down and not used during the winter and spring. Equally, the tenant is under no obligation to use the pool.
The electricity supply to the pool for the heating of the water is the responsibility of the tenant, and payable to the utility provider. As this is a utility payment, it is a permitted charge and in accordance to the legislation of 1st June 2019.

Services
- Mains water and private sewage system
- Oil fired central heating with new radiators throughout
- Dogs and cats accepted within reason


More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest stations

  • Chetnole (1.4 mi)
  • Yetminster (2.5 mi)
  • Thornford (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Nearest schools

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Stockwood Lettings, Sherborne

1, Horsecastles, Sherborne, DT9 3FB

01935 589098 Local call rate

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Stockwood Lettings, Sherborne

1, Horsecastles, Sherborne, DT9 3FB

01935 589098 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Chetnole (1.4 mi)
  • Yetminster (2.5 mi)
  • Thornford (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stockwood Lettings, Sherborne

1, Horsecastles, Sherborne, DT9 3FB

01935 589098 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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