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Hollingthorpe is a beautifully presented, substantial house built in the Art Deco era situated in a superb semi-rural position with level land and gardens extending to just under seven and a half acres (7.3 acres) with vehicular access to the field. The land is a potential building plot with separate vehicular access, subject to the necessary planning permission. This vast home has accommodation and outbuildings extending to 4208 square feet and comes with detached stable block consisting of two loose boxes, tack room, hay barn and storage room. It also has a detached double garage and sweeping driveway providing off road parking for 10 cars or more. The house also benefits from a substantial, detached two storey, two bedroom stable conversion that is currently used as a popular holiday let. It has been the subject to extensive modernisation and extension and is presented to the highest of standards. This rare home is enhanced by bespoke timber double glazing, some uPVC double glazing, sustainable Biomass pellet-fed radiator central heating system and some underfloor heating. The house enjoys extensive countryside views from most of its windows with a glorious south-facing rear aspect. It offers extensive, spacious accommodation enjoying a good level of natural light with many of the rooms enjoying dual aspects. It comprises entrance vestibule, large entrance reception hall, ‘wow-factor’ open-plan kitchen/family room with bi-folding doors opening on to the south-facing sun terrace and rear garden, dining room, sitting room, study, store room, utility room and ground floor wet room/WC. On the first floor there is a large landing area, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, three further generous double bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom. The property is near the towns of Yeovil and Sherborne. The historic town centre of Sherborne is only a short drive away 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 is just a short drive away. It is also a short drive to the mainline railway station to London Waterloo. The property is perfect for those aspiring couples or families making the most of the cheap mortgages available at the moment, buyers cashing out of the South East and London market or cash buyers looking for their perfect pied-a-terre / country home to settle in, potentially linked to the wonderful selection of local schools including Millfield School. It may also be of interest to the residential letting or high-end holiday letting market. THIS PROPERTY MUST BE VIEWED TO APPRECIATE HOW MUCH IS ON OFFER AND THE WONDERFUL VIEWS IT BOASTS.
Pathway leads to large storm porch, oak panelled front door leads to entrance vestibule.
Tiled floor, door leads off the entrance vestibule to the ground floor wet room.
GROUND FLOOR WET ROOM
A stylish contemporary suite comprising fitted low level WC, ceramic wash basin on wash stand, cupboards under, wall mounted chrome rain shower with mains shower unit, inset LED feature ceiling lighting, chrome heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor, extractor fan, shaver point, uPVC double glazed window to the side.
Glazed and panelled door leads from the entrance vestibule to the entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL – 15’8 Maximum x 8’ Maximum
A generous entrance hall area providing a greeting area and a heart to the home. Art deco oak staircase rises to the first floor, solid elm floorboards, radiator, alcove with fitted cupboard. Glazed and panelled door leads to large walk-in storage cupboard – 7’6 Maximum x 4’4 Maximum. Double glazed window to the rear, fitted cupboards, electric light connected.
Period panel doors lead from the entrance reception hall to the main ground floor rooms.
SITTING ROOM – 19’6 Maximum into bay x 15’2 Maximum into bay
A generous main reception room enjoying a light dual aspect with uPVC double glazed bay window to the rear enjoying extensive countryside views and a sunny south facing aspect, uPVC double glazed window to the side, feature fireplace recess with cast iron log burning stove, slate hearth, moulded period style coving and ceiling roses, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator.
DINING ROOM – 17’2 Maximum x 13’5 Maximum
Another generous reception room enjoying a light dual aspect with bespoke double glazed window to the front and double glazed double French doors open onto the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views and a sunny south facing aspect, solid elm floorboards, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves, panelled door from the dining room leads to the office.
OFFICE – 9’ Maximum x 6’10 Maximum
Bespoke double glazed window to the front, solid elm floorboards, radiator, telephone point.
Multi-pane glazed door from the dining room leads to open plan kitchen breakfast room.
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM – 28’9 Maximum x 14’1 Maximum
A ‘wow-factor’ open plan room enjoying a light multiple aspect with two double glazed windows to the front, double glazed window to the side, double glazed Velux ceiling windows and bespoke double glazed bi-folding doors opening onto the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views and a sunny south facing aspect, ceramic floor tiles, underfloor heating. The kitchen area boasts an extensive of contemporary kitchen units comprising Quartz work surface and surrounds, inset stainless-steel one and a half sink bowl and drainer unit, mixer tap over, a range of drawers and cupboards under, integrated dishwasher, space for under unit fridge, inset electric hob, electric Aga with stainless-steel splashback, built-in inset eye-level stainless-steel electric oven, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting, island unit with solid Quartz worktop, cupboards under, inset LED ceiling lighting, TV point.
Multi-pane glazed door leads from the kitchen family room to the utility room.
UTILITY ROOM – 9’5 Maximum x 7’10 Maximum
Laminated work surface, decorative tiled surrounds, inset stainless-steel sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over, a range of fitted cupboards and drawers under, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for under unit fridge and freezer, radiator, tiled floor, two double glazed windows to the side, double glazed door leads to the side.
Oak art deco staircase rises from the entrance reception hall, feature double glazed stairwell window overlooks open countryside enjoying a south facing view. A huge first floor landing area with expressive ceiling heights, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, two double glazed windows to the front, ceiling hatch to loft storage space, fitted bookshelves, panelled doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.
MASTER BEDROOM – 19’5 Maximum x 14’ Maximum
A generous double main bedroom enjoying excellent ceiling heights, double glazed bay window overlooks the land and the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views and sunny south facing aspect, fitted wardrobe cupboard space, radiator, entrance to en-suite bathroom.
A contemporary white suite comprising fitted low level WC, panelled bath with glazed shower screen over, ceiling mounted mains chrome rain shower, separate mains shower, tiled surrounds, inset feature ceiling lighting, extractor fan, ceramic sink bowl on wash stand, bathroom cabinets, shaver point, chrome heated towel rail, ceramic tiled floor, double glazed window to the front enjoying countryside views.
BEDROOM TWO – 13’5 Maximum x 12’4 Maximum
A second generous double bedroom, excellent ceiling heights, double glazed window to the rear enjoying extensive countryside views and a sunny south facing aspect, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
BEDROOM THREE – 14’3 Maximum x 8’7 Maximum
A third generous double bedroom, double glazed window to the side enjoying countryside views, excellent ceiling heights, moulded picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR – 10’11 Maximum x 7’7 Maximum
Double glazed window to the side enjoying countryside views, radiator, moulded picture rail, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
FIRST FLOOR LUXURY FAMILY BATHROOM – 10’4 Maximum x 8’11 Maximum
A contemporary white suite comprising fitted low level WC, ceramic wash basin on wash stand with cupboards under, panelled bath with mains shower tap arrangement over, tiled surrounds, ceramic tiled floor, double glazed window to the front, chrome heated towel rail, walk-in glazed shower cubicle with ceiling mounted mains rain shower, extractor fan, inset LED feature ceiling lighting, shaver point.
This beautifully substantial house occupies garden and paddock land of over 7 and a half acres. The land is level and ideal for equestrian use and the possibility of redevelopment, subject to the necessary planning permission. The house offers tremendous scope for further extension.
At the front of the property double timber gates give vehicular access from the country lane to a sweeping driveway approach providing off-road parking for 15 cars or more. A substantial lawned front garden gives a depth of 65’ from the road. The lawned garden continues to both sides of the property, outside tap, outside lighting. There are a variety of well stocked flowerbeds and borders including some mature fruit trees and shrubs, timber bordered vegetable garden. The main side garden has separate vehicular access via a timber five bar gate. The lawned garden continues to the rear of the property where a sunny south facing lawned garden enjoys a glorious rural backdrop. There is an extensive paved patio area providing a south facing sun trap, outside lighting, outside power point. Further driveway continues to the side of the property leading to stable yard providing further parking. This area gives vehicular access to the stable block and detached double garage.
DOUBLE GARAGE – 23’8 Maximum x 13’9 Maximum
Light and power connected, window to the rear, garage houses sustainable Biomass pellet-fed boiler and hot water tank.
DETACHED TIMBER STABLE BLOCK:
LOOSE BOX ONE – 11’9 Maximum x 11’7 Maximum
LOOSE BOX TWO – 11’9 Maximum x 12’ Maximum
GARDEN STOOL – 11’3 Maximum x 7’2 Maximum
HAYBARN – 16’4 Maximum x 11’11 Maximum
TACKROOM – 16’7 Maximum x 13’11 Maximum
Electric light, power and water connected, stainless steel sink and cupboard units.
Timber five bar gate from the side garden area gives vehicular access to the paddock.
Extending to six and quarter acres. The field is level and ideal for equestrian, livestock or recreational use.
DETACHED TWO STOREY HOLIDAY LET COTTAGE / ANNEX
Double glazed and panelled front door leads to open plan lounge / dining room.
OPEN PLAN LOUNGE / DINING ROOM – 19’5 Maximum x 16’4 Maximum
Excellent ceiling heights, inset LED ceiling lighting, cast iron multi fuel burning stove, ceramic floor tiles, double glazed double French doors open onto the side garden and timber decked patio area enjoying extensive countryside views, full height multi-pane glazed feature arch window to the front.
Pine staircase rises to the first floor, door leads to understairs storage cupboard space.
Entrance from the open plan lounge / dining room leads to kitchen / breakfast room.
KICTHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM – 15’6 Maximum x 7’6 Maximum
A range of contemporary fitted kitchen units comprising marble effect laminated work surface and surrounds, inset stainless-steel sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over, inset electric hob with electric oven under, a range of drawers, pan drawers and cupboards under, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine.
This room enjoys a light dual aspect with double glazed windows to the side and rear both enjoying countryside views, tiled floor, excellent ceiling heights with LED ceiling lighting.
Pine door from the open plan kitchen / dining room leads to ground floor bathroom.
GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM
A contemporary white suite comprising fitted low level WC, wash basin, work surface with cupboards under, shower bath with glazed screen, ceiling mounted chrome rains shower over, hand-held mains shower, double glazed windows to the side, extractor fan.
Pine staircase rises from the main reception room to the first floor landing, door leads to eaves storage cupboard space, pine doors lead off the first floor landing to the bedrooms.
BEDROOM ONE – 8’11 Maximum x 13’9 Maximum
Exposed pine floorboards. This room enjoys a light dual aspect with double glazed Velux ceiling window to the side enjoying extensive countryside views, large feature double glazed window to the rear enjoying a sunny south facing aspect and extensive countryside views, radiator, doors lead to fitted cupboard space.
BEDROOM TWO – 10’6 Maximum x 9’6 Maximum
A second twin room enjoying a light dual aspect with double glazed Velux window to the side and double glazed window to the front both enjoying countryside views, exposed pine floorboards, doors lead to fitted cupboard space, radiator.
This detached self-contained holiday let / annex comes with its own private lawned garden and timber decked patio area, outside lighting, outside power point and outside tap. It is also equipped with off-road parking, detached timber storage shed.
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