4 bedroom farm house for sale
Mill Lane, Silton, Gillingham £845,000
- Bathrooms: 2
- Bedrooms: 4
- Reception rooms: 3
- Property age: Georgian
DESCRIPTION A stunning four bedroom detached period Dorset long house built around 1700c boasting a wealth of charm and character, located in the sought after rural village of Silton with beautiful well maintained gardens, ample parking, a modern double garage, a self contained converted barn into a two bedroom detached annexe set in about 3/4 acre of land.
The property is very well presented and is in good order throughout offering spacious and versatile living accommodation which is arranged over two floors and consists of:- Porch with oak front door leading into the hallway with flagstone flooring and stairs to the first floor; double aspect sitting room with inglenook fire place, wood burning stove, fitted bookcases and amtico flooring; drawing room with stone fireplace, oak French doors opening on to the garden and amtico flooring; dining room with flagstone flooring, door to garden and exposed beams; well equipped modern fitted kitchen with an electric aga, door to walk in pantry and stable door to utility room with plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge and freezer, store cupboards, oak door to garden and oak stable door to porch.
The landing on the first floor leads to double aspect Bedroom 1 with exposed beams, triple and double built in wardrobes; double aspect bedroom 2 with exposed beams and built in wardrobe; bedroom 3 with built in wardrobe and bedroom 4 with double wardrobe and airing cupboard. A recent newly fitted bathroom completes the layout of this floor.
Adjacent to the farmhouse is a self contained two bedroom converted barn (Old Bat Barn). This property is in immaculate order and is arranged over two floors and comprises of:- Entrance hall leading into a double aspect sitting/dining room with a feature fireplace, display cabinet and double doors to a patio and the garden; modern fitted kitchen including an electric double oven, plumbing for both a washing machine and a dishwasher, space for a fridge/freezer; a cloakroom completes the layout on this floor. The landing on the first floor boasts a lovely picture window with room for two chairs and a side table and leads to two double bedrooms each with built in cupboards, a modern shower room and an airing cupboard.
Old Bat Barn has been used in the past both as a Granny Annexe and for commercial letting. It is also ideally suited for Airbnb and as a home office.
***VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED***
OUTSIDE Five bar gates open onto a gravelled driveway which provides ample parking for several vehicles leading to:-
Detached double garage (5.79m x 5.37m) Light and power, mains water, personal door.
Enclosed gardens Paved pathways, lawn, flower and shrub borders, trees, two greenhouses, summerhouse, stone shed, shed, pergola with wisteria, stone well, fruit cage, wildlife garden with pond.
LOCATION This property occupies a rural setting on the fringe of Silton, a small hamlet with a parish church. The neighbouring village of Bourton has a petrol station / post office, local pub, village store and Doctor’s Surgery in Silton. The nearby towns of Gillingham, Wincanton and Shaftesbury have facilities for everyday essentials, Gillingham has a mainline railway station from Exeter – London/Waterloo.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Services: Mains Water, Oil Fired Central Heating, Electricity & Private Drainage
Council Authority: Dorset Council
Council Tax for Cards Farm:- Band: E Council Tax for Old Bat Barn (Annexe):- C
Caution: NB All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have NOT been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.
Agent’s Notes:- Carpets as seen are included in the sale.
Energy Performance Certificate: Long house ~ TBC Old Bat Barn (Annexe) E
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