4 Bedroom Country House For Sale
Discover a life of modern luxury in the heart of nature with this architect-designed four-bedroom property set amidst 15.11 acres of verdant land. Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it offers you the joys of country living while embracing cutting-edge technology for a sustainable and energy-efficient lifestyle with high levels of insulation, solar panels and an air-source heat pump, ensuring a smaller carbon footprint.
The sleek design is finished to a high specification both inside and out and includes American redwood cladding sourced from Longleat Forest, low-profile aluminium windows and a Vieo roof system. Inside you will find designer touches including West Country grown glulam wood beams and decorative porcelain flooring. The standout feature is the superb, curved roof extension with spacious kitchen/dining and relaxing areas, a perfect space for contemporary living, with tri-folding doors leading to a south westerly-facing terrace. Other notable rooms include a dual aspect sitting room and a study, both designed to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere for your leisure or work needs. The four spacious bedrooms are spread across two floors with country views across your own land.
Outside, the enclosed garden features a charming summer house, and beyond lies a large, picturesque pond. The land which the current owners have approached with conservation as priority totals 15.11 acres (6.11ha) of diverse landscapes, featuring a blend of grass meadows, woodlands, an orchard, and wetlands. Set privately alongside the woodland is a fabulous bespoke yurt offering a unique and tranquil retreat with views across the valley. Outbuildings include stables, a large polytunnel, and a new barn.
The property is laid out as follows
A solid wood door opens into the extended glazed porch. An opaque glazed door then opens into the hall with all principal doors leading off and stairs rising.
The hall has a beautiful original oak parquet floor, and the vendors have built in understairs storage to fully utilise the space. A generous shower room also comes off the hall. This room comprises of a walk-in shower, W.C. and vanity unit with basin. The plant room for the air source heat pump is also located off the hall.
The standout room to this building resides to the rear of the property, found in the main timber framed extension, the stunning kitchen/living/dining room. Designed by a wonderful West Country architect, the vast Vieo roof has a high curve supported by larch glulam beams. Large skylights give pockets of sunshine which light the rich turquoise porcelain floor, with underfloor heating for increased comfort and environmentally conscious living. Tri-fold doors open this room out onto a large, resin sealed sandstone paved terrace, ideal for alfresco dining. The kitchen has a range of matt wall and base units, some curved, finished in a soft stone colour
and topped with bespoke composite resin work areas with Corian inset sink. Integrated items include two Miele eyelevel ovens, bespoke fridge, induction hob with extraction fan over, dishwasher and under sink drinking water filtration system. The room then flows with a large worktop/breakfast bar into the generous dining area with views over the garden and meadow and on to a comfortable lounge space to sit and relax.
To the rear on the right of the kitchen is an inner hall which takes you to the second extension where you will find an ample utility space/boot room with a door out to the side area of terracing, with outdoor tap, air source heat pump. Bespoke units have been created here to house a useful sink, water softener and some excellent storage. There is plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.
Returning to the kitchen/dining/living area, to the rear on the left of this room, oak double doors open into the sitting room with dual aspect views towards the village church and attractive addition to this room is the contemporary free-standing wood burner with a Welsh slate hearth set in one corner Also off the hall is the study, great for the homeworker. Again, with front aspect overlooking the church and rose garden, the room has the same original parquet flooring and has a beautiful brick fireplace with oak mantle with a wood burner inset.
The property offers 4 bedrooms, three upstairs and one in the second extension downstairs.
They are all doubles. The master is wonderfully light with its triple aspect windows looking over the surrounding countryside and village. Bespoke American white ash storage has been built across one wall with further carpentry detailing in thoughtful shelving. The other two double bedrooms also have great views. Downstairs is a super-sized double with a stunning architecturally designed curved ceiling and underfloor heating. This room could be used both as a bedroom and a second study if so desired.
A unique addition to the accommodation is the Yurt which sits alongside one of the grass meadows. With extensive views of the land and rolling hills of Dorset. It offers a great space to have an alternative experience for guests or family. Set above the ground with steps leading up and has a wood burner to keep it cosy.
Please see floorplan for accommodation and measurements.