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About the property
SUBSTANTIAL & CHARACTERFUL QUEEN ANNE FARMHOUSE WITH ANNEXE, EXISTING BUSINESS & ACREAGE
The property is situated in the village of Winfrith Newburgh, in a quiet and private setting, offering good road links to the Saxon walled town of Wareham and the County town of Dorchester, just a short drive to Wool train station providing access to London, Waterloo and Southampton airport. This location blends a semi-rural setting, with a convenient option for work and travel.
The heart of this Grade II listed home is the true countryside kitchen, a spacious, light and warm room, it is very much the heart of the home, overlooking the business office and the grounds beyond. It has a classic country kitchen feel with cream wall and base units and a wooden counter top. Included with this room is an Aga and integrated fridge. The sitting room is a charming room, boasting an inglenook fireplace, with a large wood-burner, exposed brickwork highlighting an original bread oven and the further character charm of a wooden beam. The room has been tastefully decorated and offers a large amount of floor space for a substantial sofa suite, offering flagstone flooring and a light aspect throughout. From the sitting room, is a good size study area, currently housing the desk top computer and other items. A stable door overlooks the charming rear garden. Continuing the downstairs accommodation, is a further snug room, currently arranged as a TV room, but also enjoying a wood-burner and slightly lower ceilings to give a really warm feeling. The formal entrance storm porch was built in the Victorian age and has a pitched roof, providing storage and light.
To the first floor, the master bedroom is one of a kind, being a substantial room, boasting a pitched roof with beams of nearly 2 storeys, making the room feel incredibly light and airy. Continuing through the first area, is a good size dressing area/walk in wardrobe, which could be converted into a separate room. A staircase has been added leading up to an en-suite bathroom. The staircase has been beautifully finished with American oak and glass. The en-suite bathroom has been fully tiled, with white tiling and enjoys a suite of wash hand basin, WC and bath in a classic and sympathetic style. The second bedroom is situated at the opposite end of the property. This good size room easily accommodates a double bed and includes a wardrobe area and beautiful character charm such as wooden floor and exposed brickwork. An en-suite bathroom, which has been fully tiled, enjoys a recessed white suite of bath, basin and WC. Furthermore, on this level, is an additional double bedroom with wooden floors and a vanity unit. The family shower room has been beautifully decorated, with natural tiling from floor to ceiling and includes a white suite of wash hand basin, WC and double pan shower cubicle with mains overhead shower.
To the second floor, 2 further bedrooms are situated on the top floor, both doubles and enjoying good floor space throughout and offering a light aspect.
The Brew House
Connected to the property by an internal door, but also by external side access, is a 1 bedroom annexe, which is a successful holiday let investment, but could be arranged for multi-generational use should the next owner require it. Upon entering the Brew House, there is a tasteful kitchen/dining room, ideal for 2 people. This includes a range of wall and base units, with an electric oven and hob, with space for white goods. Continuing on the ground floor is a charming sitting room, with a feature electric fire. The bathroom is situated on the ground floor, is a fully tiled, tastefully decorated room, with natural stone tiling and a white suite comprising of a wash hand basin, WC and corner shower. Rising to the first floor, is a good size double room, which enjoys space for a king size bed, with beams and a large Velux window, flooding the room with light. Completing this accommodation is a store cupboard. Outside, the Brew House enjoys its own parking area made up of gravel and a 5 bar gate, together with a courtyard area and a lawn, which enjoys a high level of privacy, with natural borders.
Originally a piggery, it was converted in the 1970?s to create a two bedroom bungalow with shower room. A little updating would be required to bring this building up to its full potential.
This entire site enjoys approximately 5.25 acres of substantial garden and grassland. The owners currently run a successful cattery and kennel business, which could be up-scaled for a new owner. Other options for these buildings include further holiday lets or stabling accommodation, depending on need.
The plot enjoys a good level of peace and quiet, together with substantial natural screening and borders, to mark out the area. Included with this sale is planning permission for a building plot (further information available). Included are several outbuildings for storage, together with a log cabin at the bottom of the garden, to enjoy sunny evenings. Additionally, there is substantial parking for several vehicles, depending on the next owners' arrangement.
Overall, this characterful and well presented family home enjoys a beautiful setting, offering good connectivity by road and rail, together with a thriving village just on the doorstep. A successful holiday lettings annexe, which could be used for multi-generational use and a healthy business and plot offering all manner of scope to those relocating from out of the area and wishing for both a home and an income source. A viewing is essential to appreciate this complex but charming home and opportunity.
The Brew House
Sitting Room 4.58m (15'0) max x 3.9m (12'10) max
Drawing Room 6.32m (20'9) x 4.6m (15'1)
Kitchen 7.24m (23'9) x 3.65m (12')
Hall/Study 7.38m (24'3) x 1.95m (6'5)
Master Bedroom 6.21m (20'4) x 3.66m (12'0)
Dressing Area 3.72m (12'2) max x 2.3m (7'7) max
Bedroom 2 4.8m (15'9) max x 3.66m (12'0) max
Bedroom 3 4.8m (15'9) max x 3.04m (10') max
Bedroom 4 4.04m (13'3) x 3.68m (12'1)
Bedroom 5 4.8m (15'9) x 3.24m (10'8)
Sitting Room 4.12m (13'6) max x 2.52m (8'3) max
Kitchen 3.98m (13'1) max x 2.94m (9'8) max
Bedroom 4.13m (13'7) x 3.72m (12'2)
Sitting Room 5.43m (17'10) x 3.86m (12'8)
Bedroom 1 3.74m (12'3) x 3.31m (10'10)
Bedroom 2 3.25m (10'8) x 2.4m (7'10)
Substantial Queen Anne Farmhouse
Set in Approximately 5.25 Acres
Annexe, Outbuildings & Business
Building Plot Consent
5 Bedrooms to Main House
1 Bedroom Annexe & 2 Bedroom Cottage
6 Bathrooms in Total
Far-reaching Countryside Views
Quiet Semi-Rural Setting
Good Road Links to Outlying Towns & Villages
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