Foyle Hill, Shaftesbury
Property SummaryA magnificent individual four bedroom Victorian stone barn on a prestigious small development situated on the southern slopes of Shaftesbury with spectacular undulated views over the Blackmore vale. The accommodation is of a high specification and in sympathy of the local surroundings having retained much of the original character such as beams, trusses, green sandstone and welsh slate.
DESCRIPTION A magnificent and highly individual four bedroom Victorian converted stone barn located within a prestigious small development situated on the southern slopes of Shaftesbury, commanding spectacular undulating views over the Blackmore Vale. The conversion was carried out to a high specification and in sympathy of the local surroundings having retained much of the original character such as beams, trusses, green sandstone and welsh slate. The accommodation which is arranged over split levels comprises, entrance hall, cloakroom, generously proportioned double aspect living room with a feature brick fireplace with beam and fitted woodburner, French doors open on to a terrace with steps leading to the garden. There is a good sized fitted kitchen / breakfast room with a tiled floor, integrated oven, hob, cooker hood and dishwasher, LED lighting, space for fridge / freezer and French doors to garden, utility room, a double aspect dining room again with French doors to the garden and double doors into the kitchen. There is a galleried landing with airing cupboard and loft access, and stairs up to the master bedroom. The master bedroom has built in wardrobes, exposed beams and a door to the en suite bathroom. There is double aspect guest bedroom with built in wardrobes, and 2 further bedrooms one with a range of built in wardrobes and family bathroom.
The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing.
There is a communal courtyard entrance which gives access to an open fronted double Carport with secure loft storage over, tandem parking spaces plus a guest parking area.
The front is stepped and paved for ease of maintenance. The rear garden takes full of advantage of the location with spectacular southerly and westerly views over the Blackmore Vale and comprises lawns, well stocked flowerbeds and borders, shrubs including camellias, tree peony and fig tree, paved terraces adjacent to the living room and dining room, ornamental pond with pump, and a very private sunken patio at the end of the garden. A pedestrian access off the courtyard leads around the barns into the rear garden.
LOCATION Corner Barn is located in Foyle Hill which adjoins the sought after area of St James which has the highly rated Abbey Primary School and Two Brewers Inn whilst being easily accessible to the ancient Saxon hilltop town of SHAFTESBURY which enjoying superb views over the surrounding countryside and has a good range of facilities including a supermarket, banks, schools, cafes, restaurants, Inns, Churches and shops including High Street names such as Boots, W H Smiths, Superdrug and Costa. Excellent schooling available in the area including St Mary's, Port Regis, Sandroyd, Bryanston, Clayesmore, Sherborne and Bruton. There are local bus and long distance coach services, Gillingham, about 5 miles away, has a main line railway station on the Exeter / Waterloo line. The A303 is approximately 7 miles to the north giving access to the South West and to London. The cathedral city of Salisbury is approximately 22 miles and the Dorset Coast is approximately 35 miles away.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Services: Mains Water, Gas, Electricity & Drainage.
Council Authority: North Dorset District Council - Tel: 01258 454111
Council Tax Band: G
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: Fitted carpets as seen are included in the sale.
Energy Performance Certificate:
Rated: C ~ View at www.chaffersestateagents.co.uk