Chilthorne Domer

£950,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A rare opportunity to acquire a commanding Georgian House set in the Somerset village of Chilthorne Domer. With floor to ceiling windows looking out on to a countryside view and a range of Georgian fireplaces the property a wonderful mix of comfort and space.

As is characteristic of grand period homes, the internal accommodation is arranged to provide a thoughtful balance of formal and informal living, from the elegant dining room to the cosy snug. Master bedroom with ensuite and five further double bedrooms, drawing room, dining room, reception hall, library, playroom / snug, kitchen/breakfast room, walk in larder, utility room, conservatory, study, cloakroom, landings, first floor reading area, store, workshop and cellar. Sitting in the grounds of 1.3 acres with The Georgian walled garden and with a further paddock, the garden has a useful mix of uses.

Arriving at the entrance of The Old Parsonage, a sweeping drive takes the visitor to the front of the property with a discreet gated entrance to the left of the house leading to 'The Coach House', which was formerly a cottage and has further potential subject to planning.

Entrance Hall

- Large Georgian style door to front with side windows, complete with shutters, butlers fold away shelf, feature coving, solid oak flooring, door to inner hallway, door to dining room, stairs rising to first floor.

Dining Room

6.20m x 5.80m (20'4 x 19'0 )

Full length upvc double glazed Georgian style sash bay window (3.00m x wide) looking on to countryside views, inset jet master cast iron open fireplace with feature marble surround & mantel, two radiators, picture rail, Georgian style coving, carpet.

Drawing Room

7.00m x 5.00m (22'11 x 16'4 )

Full length upvc double glazed Georgian style sash window looking on to countryside views, two radiators, inset jet master cast iron open fireplace with feature marble surround & mantel, wall lighting, Georgian style coving, large arched alcove, carpet.

Library

4.70m x 4.00m (15'5 x 13'1 )

Sash window to side, exposed beams, large solid wood floor to ceiling book shelves, wall lighting, built-in cupboard, radiator.

Snug / Playroom

4.00m x 3.90m (13'1 x 12'9 )

Full length upvc double glazed Georgian style sash window looking on to views of the front garden, multi fuel burner with feature marble surround & mantel, picture rail, Georgian style coving, TV point, radiator.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room

5.50m x 4.30m (18'0 x 14'1 )

Two feature double glazed windows to rear, two natural light diffusers, range of bespoke hand made kitchen units with a variety of kitchen worktops, large kitchen island with a breakfast bar, two oven AGA inset to the alcove with a hamstone lintel above, two double stainless steel sinks with drainers, built-in dishwasher, inset lighting, telephone point, splash back tiling, double french doors to Conservatory.

Walk-in Larder

3.25m x 2.20m (10'7 x 7'2 )

Larder window to rear, large cold slab, range of spice racks and shelving.

Utility Room

4.50m x 2.50m (14'9 x 8'2 )

Window to rear and front, door to front and rear, range of kitchen units with plumbing for washing machine. space for tumble dryer, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap.

Conservatory

7.00m x 3.65m (22'11 x 11'11 )

Upvc double glazed window conservatory with double doors to patio area, side door to patio, range of window openings, well pump feature, tiled floor, wall lighting, radiator.

Vestibule

3.65m x 3.22m (11'11 x 10'6 )

Door to conservatory, flagstone flooring, radiator, secondary stairs to first floor, opening to inner hall

Inner Hall

8.20m x 1.10m (irregular width) (26'10 x 3'7 (ir

An internal hall with a door to the Cellar, flagstone flooring and carpet, built-in double cupboard, door to cloakroom, cellar, reception hall, drawing room and study.

Cloakroom

2.55m x 2.50m (8'4 x 8'2 )

Sash window to rear, Victorian style wash hand basin with pedestal, high level WC, flagstone flooring, wall light with shaver point, radiator, double under stair built-in cupboard.

Study

5.30m x 2.80m (17'4 x 9'2 )

Upvc double glazed sash window to rear, cast iron fireplace surround with inset multi-fuel burner, carpet, coving, wall mounted shelves, glazed double doors to inner hall.

Rear Porch

2.20m x 1.80 (7'2 x 5'10 )

Radiator, range of shelves, fishing rod racks, door to patio area.

Store

2.65m x 2.55m (8'8 x 8'4 )

Fitted shelves, doorway to workshop.

Workshop

7.70m x 2.21m (25'3 x 7'3 )

Window to side & rear, large door to front, door to side, wall mounted shelving, flagstone flooring.

Cellar

Stairs from the inner hallway, Split into two and presently used as a wine cellar on one side and storage on the other, laid with flagstones.

First Floor

Landing

14.60m x 1.30m (47'10 x 4'3 )

Irregular shaped landing with two stair cases rising to the landing, further stairs rising to bedrooms, radiators, large airing cupboard housing the immersion tank,.

Reading Area

4.30m x 2.52m (14'1 x 8'3 )

Window looking over the rear garden, built-in cupboard, carpet, radiator.

Master Bedroom

6.00m x 5.00m (19'8 x 16'4 )

Full length upvc double glazed Georgian style sash window looking on to countryside views, three double built-in wardrobes, radiators, cast iron fireplace surround with inset tiling, coving, carpet, door way to ensuite.

Master En-suite

6.65m x 2.50m (21'9 x 8'2 )

Window to rear, shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, large inset bath, low level WC, two radiators, heated towel rail, splash back tiling, vanity unit with wash hand basin, wall mounted light with shaver point, extractor fan, carpet.

2nd Tier Landing

2.30m x 1.65m (7'6 x 5'4 )

Upvc double glazed sash window to front, carpet, radiator, doors to ..

Bedroom Two

4.30m x 4.30m (14'1 x 14'1 )

Upvc double glazed Georgian style sash window looking on to countryside views, cast iron fireplace with inset decorative period tiles, carpet, radiator, range of chest storage, wall lighting, fitted bookcase.

Bedroom Three

4.50m x 4.30m (14'9 x 14'1 )

Upvc double glazed Georgian style sash window, carpet, radiator, built-in double wardrobe.

Shower Room

Modern double shower cubicle with glazed screens and thermostatic shower, wash hand basin, low level WC, extractor fan, radiator.

Bedroom Four

4.50m x 4.10m (14'9 x 13'5 )

Sash window to side, radiator, carpet, cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom Five

5.00m x 2.30m (16'4 x 7'6 )

Sash window to rear, radiator, built in wardrobe, fitted wash hand basin with splash back tiling, shaver point, carpet.

Bedroom Six

4.10m x 3.30m (13'5 x 10'9 )

Upvc double glazed sash window, radiator, cast iron fireplace, carpet, exposed beams. Steps up to the door from the main landing.

Family Bathroom

Window to rear, low level WC, splash back tiling, electric fan heater, wash hand basin with pedestal, bath.

Outside

Coach House

Historically was ancillary accommodation as a cottage. Presently used as a garage / store, first floor is used for storage. Ground floor has two entry points with double wooden doors, power and light. Variety of windows. Has great potential for a variety of uses subject to necessary planning. (The building is not listed)

Internal Ground floor area : 9.50m x 7.50m (71.25 msq).

Gardens

Georgian walled gardens stand majestically in 1.31 acres of varied grounds which offer sensational outdoor amenities to suit a variety of lifestyles. A sweep of smooth lawn, interspersed with established flower and shrub beds, is a perfect excuse for garden parties with the croquet lawn representing a fantastic place for games.

Keen gardeners will find themselves at home in the good life garden which is divided from the pleasure lawns by a wall and is equipped with raised growing beds and a soft fruit cage. The walled garden is a haven for those with children and dogs.

Gardeners WC

Built of brick with a pitch roof, wooden door, window to side, high level WC.

Log Store

2.35m x 2.10m (7'8 x 6'10 )

An open log store to the rear of the property in easy reach of the utility room.

SERVICES

Mains water. Calor Gas Tank. Septic Tank drainage.

Location

The Old Parsonage is situated in the popular village of Chilthorne Domer which has a Church and Public House and Primary School. The village enjoys a variety of clubs including Gardening Club, Westland Classic Motorcycle Club, Women's Institute, Book Club, Youth Club, Dance Club and Table Tennis club. There is a post office service on Mondays and an active church community. The village lies north of the commercial centre of Yeovil and the market town of Sherborne. Chilthorne Domer also lies just a short distance from the A303 Trunk road which leads to London and the West Country.

Sports & Recreation

Plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside. Racing is at Wincanton. Hunting is with the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance. Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the World Heritage Designated Jurassic Coast. For further tourism and leisure information see www.visitsomerset. co.uk.

Education

Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the area including Sherborne Boys, Girls and Prep schools, St Anthony s Leweston, St Mary's Shaftesbury, King's Bruton, Bryanston, Millfield and Milton Abbey. There is an excellent village Primary School in Chilthorne Domer, within walking distance. Independent schools details www.isc.co.uk. State schools information www.somerset.gov.uk.

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