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Tarrant Keyneston, Blandford Forum, DT11

£1,250,000

New instruction

6 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: BLA190016

CONTACT Blandford Forum OFFICE

CALL US 01258 423002 EMAIL US AT Blandford Forum
FIND US: 21 Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7AU

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Impressive modern detached house
  • Sought after and convenient village setting
  • Spacious well organised accommodation (over 3,000 sq ft)
  • 3/4 generous reception rooms
  • 5 double bedrooms with excellent storage
  • 3 bath/shower rooms (1 ensuite)
  • Separate annexe (living room, bedroom (6) and shower room)
  • Beautiful garden with lovely outlook across the river
  • Excellent equestrian facilities
  • Stables, barn and double garage
  • Well maintained paddocks - in all about 7.0 acres

THE PROPERTY

A superb modern village house standing in grounds of about 7 acres with an annexe, office, stables and a glorious outlook. Perfectly situated in the centre of the village The Farm was built for the previous owner in 1976 and has been home to the current owner for the last 30 years during which time it has been cleverly extend, refurbished and maintained to an exceptionally high standard. At over 3,000 sq/ft the accommodation is very spacious and is centred around a large entrance hall off which there is fine double aspect drawing room, a dining room and a generous shaker style fitted kitchen/breakfast and family room, all of which have a lovely outlook across the garden and over the river. Beyond the kitchen there is another reception area which is presently an office, but could be a fabulous leisure suite/games room. A utility room, downstairs shower room, rear lobby and boot room complete the ground floor accommodation. Upstairs, off the galleried landing there are 5 double bedrooms which all have excellent built in wardrobes and storage. The master bedroom and ensuite bathroom are particularly impressive. To one side of the house, with its own separate entrance, is useful self-contained annexe with another reception room, bedroom (6) and a shower room. The House is immaculately presented throughout, and updates over the years include high spec' UPVC double glazing, soffits & facias, a new central heating boiler in 2018 and an electric Aga with an AIMS control system. The Farm is one of those deceptive houses that is larger than you might think at first glance, and the true size and proportion of the property only becomes apparent when you step in to the glorious gardens behind the house, which being south facing are in the sun throughout the day and are hugely private. Along the back of the house there is a paved terrace with a glazed veranda overlooking the swimming pool, and beyond that a beautifully kept garden with lawns, neatly clipped hedges and shrubs. Beyond the garden, with access down a drive to the side of the house are a series of well-kepty paddocks connected by a stone bridge across the River Tarrant which flows through the property. At the end if the drive there is a block of stables with 4 boxes (incl. a foaling box) and a tack room, a large timber barn, tractor shed and wood store. Space and privacy are two of the best features of this property, but a visit will be essential to really appreciate these advantages. Tarrant Keyneston is a quiet and attractive village which owes a lot of its popularity to its convenient location in the Tarrant Valley. A lovely rural setting that is only 10 mins from both Blandford Forum and Wimborne. Badbury Rings and the National Trust's Kingston Lacy Estate are on the doorstep, there are many good opportunities for sport and recreation nearby and Poole harbour is generally under 30 minutes drive away. Communication links from the village are excellent and most of Dorset's major business centres are within reasonable commuting distance (Blandford, Poole, Bournemouth and Ferndown). Easy access on to the A31 provides a quick link to the M27 for Southampton and Portsmouth, and the M3 up to London. Poole station has a 1/2 hourly train to London Waterloo (from 140 minutes) and Bournemouth and Southampton airports are nearby. This part of Dorset has also become extremely popular because of the wide selection of schools at all levels. There are popular primary schools and secondary schools close by, Poole and Parkstone retain their grammar schools and independent schools in the area include Bryanston, Sherborne, Milton Abbey, Canford and Clayesmore, as well as Castle Court, Dumpton and Knighton House prep schools. Services: Mains water and electricity are available at the property. Private drainage (septic tank). Oil fired heating (warm air ducted). Electric AIMS controlled Aga. Annexe has electric NSH.