Bugley, Gillingham, SP8

££2,750,000 Guide

7 Bedroom Country House For Sale

A fine Georgian country house in a wonderful, elevated position surrounded by pasture & meadow.

Springfield House: Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen / Breakfast Room
Larder, Utility Room, Boot Room, Boiler Room, Tack Room, Farm Office / Playroom & 2 WC’s,

Galleried Landing, Principal bedroom with en-suite Bathroom, 4 further bedrooms, 2 further Bathrooms, Integrated Annexe with 2 Further Bedrooms, Bathroom, Kitchenette, Family Room

Charming, landscaped gardens & grounds with terraces and long reaching views
Swimming pool, tennis court (in need of repair), vegetable garden

Stable courtyard with 10 loose boxes, feed room, hay barn, workshop and artists studio. Further foaling boxes, menage

Post & railed paddocks, copse

About 23.79 acres

Springfield House is marketed for the first time in nearly fifty years, and has all the qualities of classic period country house sitting at the head of a long drive commanding superb views over its own land. An elegant Georgian house, it is believed to date from the early 1800’s with later additions having rendered elevations under a slate roof. The house is Grade II Listed as being of Special Architectural and Historic Interest.

The property has been operated as a commercial stud farm with a successful racing bloodline and historical links to Sandley Stud. The property accommodated at least 3 brood mares with youngstock in addition. Most of the buildings have been used for the stud business with the menage used for training and exercise.

Internally, the principal rooms flow well off an elegant central hall with a charming cantilevered staircase. The reception rooms are well proportioned with good ceiling heights with a variety of period features including cornicing, alcoves, door architraves, carved fireplaces, window seats and shutters. The Kitchen provides a great family space with adjoining breakfast and living area giving ample seating areas, a woodburning stove and views over the courtyard and lawns. There is a central granite island and variety of cupboards / worktops, 4 oven oil fired Aga, dishwasher and space for American style fridge / freezer. Beyond are extensive and useful domestic offices, farm office / playroom.

The first floor opens into a pretty galleried landing where there is a principal bedroom with en-suite and 4 further bedrooms (one of which can be used as the principal dressing room) and 2 bathrooms. A connecting door leads through into a 2-bed annexe with separate bathroom, kitchenette and family room. There is also a door to the garden from this floor so it could easily be used independently if required. In all the accommodation extends to about 5945 sq ft – please see floor plans for dimensions and layouts.

Tenure: Freehold

Bugley, Gillingham, SP8
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Sturminster Newton
Agriculture House Market Place
Sturminster Newton
DT10 1AR

01258 473766
sturminster@symondsandsampson.co.uk

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