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Middlemarsh, Sherborne - £575,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A great opportunity to purchase a spacious detached family home set in good sized grounds with attached paddocks of about three acres plus further land of about 0.9 acres that lies to either side of the property. This lovely home also boasts some fabulous countryside views. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing with some windows having a leaded light inlay and fitted with plantation style shutters and oil fired central heating. Inside, the property offers well proportioned rooms with an easy to use layout and has potential to be further enhanced and moulded to one's own style. Outside, there is plenty of space, which would make this property an ideal family home for those looking for an outdoor lifestyle or for those seeking a taste of the 'Good Life'. Viewing is essential.


Ground Floor

Reception Hall

Timber front door with spy hole opens into a good sized and inviting reception hall. Recessed ceiling lights. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Wood flooring. Stairs rising to the first floor with window to the front aspect and recess under. Doors to the cloakroom, kitchen and to the:-

Sitting Room (6.68m'' x 3.86m'' / 21'11'' x 12'8'')

Window overlooking the drive to the front. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Stone fireplace with deep recessed shelf, log store and wood burner. Double doors with full height windows to either side opening to the conservatory and arch to the:-

Dining Area (3.30m'' x 2.49m'' / 10'10'' x 8'2'')

Window into the conservatory. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Wood flooring. Opens to the:-

Kitchen (3.30m'' x 4.06m'' / 10'10'' x 13'4'')

Maximum measurements. Window into the conservatory and to the side with view over the sun terrace to the paddocks and countryside beyond. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Oil fired central heating boiler. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers, eye level cupboards and shelves. Good amount of work surfaces. Double sink and drainers. Space for slot in electric cooker. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Laminate flooring. Door to the:-

Conservatory/Utility (2.46m'' x 9.88m'' / 8'1'' x 32'5'')

Of uPVC double glazed construction, windows to the side and rear. Double doors and a single door opening out to the parking and door to the side opening to the sun terrace. Fitted with work surfaces and floor cupboards plus space and plumbing for a washing machine and other under counter appliance. Tiled floor.


Window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Vanity style wash hand basin with mirror over and tiled splash back. Low level WC. Heated towel rail. Cloaks cupboard with handing rail and overhead storage. Lino tiled floor.

First Floor


Stairs rise up to a galleried landing with two windows to the front of the property. Access to the part boarded loft space with pull down ladder. Radiator. Power points. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and central heating programmer and fitted with slatted shelves.

Master Bedroom (4.37m'' x 3.91m'' / 14'4'' x 12'10'')

Enjoying a double aspect with window to the rear and to the side. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Fitted cupboard with shelves and overhead storage.

Bedroom Two (2.49m'' x 3.68m'' / 8'2'' x 12'1'')

Measurements exclude the doorway and the wardrobe. Enjoying a double aspect with windows to the rear and side. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf plus overhead storage.

Bedroom Three (3.33m'' x 2.64m'' / 10'11'' x 8'8'')

Window to the rear. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Four (2.18m'' x 3.91m'' / 7'2'' x 12'10'')

Windows to the front and side. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points


Obscured glazed window to the side elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, low level WC and bath with shower over and wood panelled side. Heated towel rail. Ceramic tiled effect vinyl flooring.


Garages and Parking (5.87m'' x 5.97m'' / 19'3'' x 19'7'')

The property is approached from the road onto a pull in and double gates open to a generous parking area with space for vehicles, boats, caravans or horseboxes. A five bar gate to the side opens to the front garden allowing access to the paddocks, there is also a separate pedestrian gate. A further five bar gate and pedestrian gate to the rear of the house opens to more parking and the garages. There is a double garage with two up and over doors, light and power with an opening to the workshop - 5.87 m x 2.92 m (19'3'' x 9'7'') with window to the rear, light and power and fitted with benches. Steps to the side of the garages rise to a viewing platform enjoying a delightful rural vista.


The formal gardens lie to the rear of the property and is mainly laid to lawn and is also the site of the oil tank. To the side of the property there is a large paved sun terrace with view over the paddock and countryside beyond. Steps lead down to the front garden, which is currently used for the chickens and from here a gate opens to the paddocks. To either side of the garden there is a further parcel of land equating to about 0.9 acres. The gardens are of a good size, enjoying a sunny and very private aspect.

The Paddocks

The paddocks are currently split into three with a large field shelter to the top of one, a smaller shelter to the other and access to the stable block from two of the paddocks. The stable block has four stables (big enough for a Shire) and has power and water. In total the paddocks extend to about three acres.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street. At the traffice lights proceed over the bridge and turn right heading towards Sherborne on the A357. Continue along this road for about 4 miles and turn left onto the A3030 to King Stag/Dorchester. Continue until through until the end of the road and turn left onto the A352. Continue through the village of Longburton. On entering Middlemarsh bear onto the left fork - Tiley Knap where the property will be found on the right hand side.