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Property features

  • HUGE (2708 SQUARE FEET) DETACHED FIVE BEDROOM THREE RECEPTION ROOM HOUSE
  • CHOICE HILLTOP POSITION ENJOYING EXTENSIVE WESTERLY VIEWS OF TWO COUNTIES AND LOVELY SUNSETS
  • 0.8 OF GARDENS, PLOT AND DRIVEWAY
  • DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 6-7 CARS LEADING TO DOUBLE GARAGE
  • MUCH RECENT IMPROVEMENT AND REFURBISHMENT BY CURRENT OWNERS
  • OIL FIRED RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING AND DOUBLE GLAZING
  • SHORT DRIVE TO TOWNS OF YEOVIL AND SHERBORNE
  • WALKING DISTANCE TO TOP GASTRO-PUB!
  • MUST BE VIEWED TO BE APPRECIATED.

Property description

The Gantry is a substantial (2708 square feet), detached, family house situated in a stunning hilltop position enjoying extensive, westerly countryside views from many of the windows over several counties and wonderful sunsets. This unique home stands in approximately 0.8 acres of lawned gardens and driveway. The property also benefits from many different outbuildings. The driveway provides off road parking for 6-7 cars and leads to an attached double garage. The property has been the subject of much improvement by the current owners and boasts oil-fired radiator central heating and double glazing. Original features from the Art Deco era include  brick and Hamstone fireplace with cast iron log burning stove. The accommodation is vast (2708 square feet) and flexible and enjoys good levels and natural light. It comprises entrance hall, study / dining hall, inner hall, drawing room, dining room / sitting room, large kitchen breakfast room and cloakroom. On the first floor there is a large landing area, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, four further generous bedrooms, family bathroom and separate first floor WC. The house boasts huge scope for further extension or reconfiguration, subject to the necessary planning permission. It is positioned in a coveted semi-rural spot on White Post Hill near the villages of Rimpton and Marston Magna, directly on the county borders of Somerset and Dorset. It is within walking distance of a fantastic, local gastro-pub and there are superb rural, dog-walks nearby. The house is a short drive to the nearby towns of Yeovil and Sherborne and also has great access to the A303 trunk road to London and Exeter. The historic town centre of Sherborne is within a short driving distance with its superb boutique high street with cafes, restaurants, Waitrose store and independent shops plus the breath-taking Abbey, Almshouses and Sherborne's world-famous private schools are within driving distance. It is also a short drive to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo in just over two hours. THIS PROPERY MUST BE VIEWED TO BE APPRECIATED!

Glazed and panelled oak front door leads to entrance Hall.

ENTRANCE HALL - 10’7 max x 5’ max
 Double glazed window to the side, radiator, oak flooring, doors lead off to the main rooms.

STUDY / DINING HALL - 16’11 max x 9’ max
Two hardwood double glazed windows to the front, two radiators, moulded skirting boards and architraves. Door leads to inner hall.

INNER HALL - 16’1 maximum   x 6’11 maximum
 Staircases rises to the first floor, radiator, internal window to kitchen/ breakfast room, moulded skirting boards and architraves, door leads to hall cupboard space, doors lead off the inner hall to the main rooms.

DRAWING ROOM - 16’11 maximum x 11’11 maximum
 Enjoying a light dual aspect with hardwood double glazed windows to the side and rear enjoying a sunny south westerly aspect and fantastic extensive rural views, solid oak flooring, two radiators, solid oak and brick Art-Deco fireplace with cast iron log burning stove, Portland stone hearth, moulded skirting boards and architraves.

DINING ROOM / SITTING ROOM - 13’11 maximum x 18’1 maximum
 Enjoying a light triple aspect with hardwood double glazed window to the front, side and rear enjoying extensive countryside views, hardwood double glazed double French doors open to the rear to a south facing sun-terrace enjoying extensive countryside views, moulded skirting boards and architraves.

KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST ROOM - 24’6 maximum x 14’3 maximum
 A range of bespoke, solid, timber panelled kitchen units comprising oak and granite work surfaces, ceramic Belfast sink, a range of drawers and cupboards under, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for upright fridge and freezer, Belling range-style electric double oven and grill with gas hob, wall mounted cooker hood above, oak flooring, period style ceramic tiles, two radiators, two hardwood double glazed windows to the rear enjoying extensive countryside, glazed ceiling Velux window, multi-pane glazed door leads back to the entrance hall. Personal door leads to the garage.

Door from the entrance hall leads to the downstairs WC.

DOWNSTAIRS WC
 Low-level WC, pedestal wash basin, tiled splashback, hardwood double glazed window to the front, ceramic tiled floor, radiator.
Staircase from the inner hall rises to the first floor. A generous landing area with hardwood double glazed window to the rear, ceiling hatch to loft void, radiator. Door leads to airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater with slatted shelving. Doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.

MASTER BEDROOM - 13’ maximum   x 11’8 maximum
 Hardwood double glazed window to the rear enjoying extensive countryside views, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, exposed timber floorboards, fitted wardrobes, panel door leads to en-suite shower room.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
 A contemporary white suite comprising low-level WC, walk-in double sized shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, ceramic wash basin on cupboard, tiled surrounds, double glazed Velux ceiling window to the side, double glazed hardwood window to the front, extractor fan, door leads to eaves storage space.

BEDROOM TWO - 16’9 maximum   x 11’4
A generous double bedroom, hardwood double glazed window to the side overlooking the main garden enjoying extensive countryside views. Radiator, doors lead to eaves storage cupboard space.

BEDROOM THREE - 11’7 maximum   x 12’2 maximum
 A third generous double bedroom, hardwood double glazed window to the side enjoying extensive countryside views, doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space, fitted sink with cupboard, tiled surrounds, painted floorboards, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR - 13’ maximum   x 9’5 maximum
Two hardwood double glazed windows to the front, chimney breast feature.

BEDROOM FIVE - 11'5 x 9'1
Hardwood double glazed window to the front.

FAMILY BATHROOM
 A white suite comprising low-level WC, wash basin over cupboard, tiled surrounds, panelled bath with glazed shower screen over, wall mounted mains shower, tiled surrounds, hardwood double glazed window to the rear enjoying extensive countryside views, heated towel rail, electric wall mounted heater.

Door from the first floor landing leads to separate WC.

SEPARATE WC
Hardwood double glazed window to the side.

OUTSIDE
This property stands in approximately 0.8 of an acre.
Double timber five bar gates give vehicular access from the road to a driveway laid to stone chippings providing off-road parking for 7 or more cars leading to attached double garage

ATTACHED DOUBLE GARAGE - 12’4 maximum  x 21’ maximum
Metal up and over garage door, light and power connected, window to the rear, glazed door to the side, integral doors leads to the kitchen/ breakfast room.

At the front of the property there is a small portion of garden, oil tank, brick walls and mature trees screen the property from the road.
At the side of the property and the rear there is a raised sun terrace enjoying a westerly and southerly sunny aspect enjoying extensive countryside views across several counties and impressive sunsets. Outside lighting.

The main expanse of garden is situated at the side of the property. It is laid mainly to lawn and boasts a variety of mature trees and a stunning backdrop onto stunning countryside and extensive views. Timber garden shed, timber Wendy house. There is side access to the rear of the property where there is a further lawne
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