5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
A particularly well appointed Georgian style modern house finished to exacting standards with spacious accommodation of over 3000 sq ft.
Harts House is a modern detached house built in 2012 mainly of local Marnhull stone elevations under a pitched slate roof. The well arranged generous family accommodation is over three floors and extends to just over 3000 sq ft. The house has the benefit of being modern yet exhibits many Georgian features such as high ceilings, large windows and symmetry. The front door opens into a spacious and bright hall with stairs to the first floor. There is a well appointed shower room with floor to ceiling storage and to the right of the hall a study or snug. Beyond the hall a door opens into a particularly spacious sitting room measuring 27'7' with a mock electric stove in a stone fireplace with storage either side and Kardean stone effect floors. Two windows overlook the terrace to the rear and double doors open into the dining room with a fireplace. Beyond the dining room is the kitchen which has a superb range of bespoke wall mounted and floors standing units, electric range with gas burners above and flagstone floor. There is a utility room off the kitchen and double doors from the kitchen also open into the garden room which has a bar and French doors to the terrace. Wide stairs from the hall lead to a light, bright first floor landing where there is a symmetrical bedroom layout in each corner.
The master bedroom suite is to the rear and comprises a seating area with doors opening on to a roof terrace overlooking the garden, an arch leading through to the superb bedroom and then on through to the dressing area and beautifully appointed ensuite bathroom. The guest bedroom has an ensuite shower room and there are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor is a further double bedroom and a large storage area.
Marnhull is one of the largest villages in England with a thriving community life and is celebrated in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles. It has two public houses, two primary schools, three churches, doctors' surgery, pharmacy, carpet and soft furnishing shop, two grocery shops (one with a post office), hairdresser and beauty salon. There are many clubs and societies, and it is surrounded by beautiful countryside. More extensive shopping, business and recreational facilities are available in Sturminster Newton 3½ miles whilst the larger towns of Shaftesbury 6 miles and Gillingham 6 miles, together with Sherborne 11 miles, are all easily accessible.
The A303 is to the north of Gillingham linking with the M3 to London. Mainline railway stations in Gillingham and Sherborne with a regular service to London Waterloo taking about 2 hours.
The area is well known for a number of independent schools including Port Regis at Motcombe, Hazlegrove at Sparkford, Sherborne Schools and Bryanston near Blandford. There are two primary schools in Marnhull and secondary schools in Sturminster Newton and Gillingham.
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