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5 bedroom house for sale in Gillingham, Dorset, SP8

Guide price £2,200,000

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Peace, Privacy and Seclusion - A well appointed modern farmhouse with far reaching views, equestrian facilities, barns and second accommdation, all set within 52.23 acres

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Peace, Privacy and Seclusion - A well-appointed modern farmhouse with far reaching views, equestrian facilities, barns and second accommodation, all set within 52.23 acres.

Deer Leap Farm is an opportunity not to be missed. The contemporary main residence offers three bedrooms and a free-flowing kitchen/living/dining space with impressive views over the Dorset countryside and is ideal for family living.

There is a detached two bedroom log cabin with a large living/dining/kitchen space, two bathrooms and offering plenty of natural light.

The generous entrance reception hall is the centre of the home with Oak flooring and an Oak staircase rising to the first floor. This leads through to a glorious L-shaped open plan sitting/dining area/kitchen with under floor heated oak flooring, double glazed bespoke timber, period-style double French doors opening onto the rear garden enjoying extensive countryside views. Beautiful interior designed kitchen with range of bespoke German fitted units of light oak and white matt lacquer under Quartz stone work surfaces and surrounds. The Aga range oven with induction hob, a plethora of integrated appliances, Quooker boiling water tap, moveable island unit and breakfast bar, under floor heated ceramic tiled flooring, walk-in larder and storage cupboards fully compliments this well designed kitchen. A useful utility room and cloakroom finalises the accommodation on the ground floor. Light and airy landing leads to all bedrooms with a generous master bedroom with a generous luxury en-suite bathroom, 2 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is PLANNING PERMISSION for a single storey Orangery to the side of the property.

A detached log cabin close to the main house. The main room is open plan, multi aspect, which is split into three areas - sitting room, dining area and kitchen. There is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobe and en-suite shower room.

52 acres of clay paddocks overlooking rural views. Perfect for animals to graze. Current owners have historically had 100 suckler cow herd, horses and now sheep in all the paddocks. In more recent years the paddocks have also been mowed to produce hay. There is post and rail stock fencing (some with barbed wire) enclosing all the land and ponds. There are two gates on the drive prohibiting stock accessing the road. There is a separate water system that provides water to the troughs in all fields. There is 4 good size, wooden RJ Joinery stables with power and light; each stable has a hay rack and a useful tap at the end of the stable block. There is a concrete standing area outside the boxes. The yard area is generous enough to have no problems with parking/turning horseboxes, trailers or more substantial lorries. The elbow of the drive leading to the yard area has cleverly been made slightly wider than the main drive to accommodate artic lorries and farm machinery.

There is three large barns.
One 3 x 20ft bay. (footprint for the 3 bedroom bungalow)One 5 x 20ft (three of the five bays are footprint for the 4 bedroom dwelling)
One 5 X 15ft Bay. This bay has a secure, lockable roller door workshop with mezzanine area making a perfect farm office.

Also houses the Hydrovar pressure vessel for the stables, Wessex Park home and the main house. Next to the workshop is two fuel tanks, one for red and one for white diesel.

The property is on the outskirts of Gillingham. The historic hilltop town of Shaftesbury is 7 miles to the south east whilst the fashionable town of Bruton lies some 12 miles away. Larger towns include Yeovil, Sherborne & Salisbury. Direct train service to London Waterloo (a 5 minute drive to the station in Gillingham) taking 2 hours; superb road links with A303 lying just 4 miles to the north. Renowned excellent schools which include superb mixed comprehensive and sixth form college in Gillingham. Private schools include Port Regis, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Sandroyd, Clayesmore, Bryanston, Sherborne Boys & Girls, Leweston, Bruton Schools and Millfield.


AGENTS NOTE Agricultural occupancy conditions apply. Please contact us for further details.

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