Fordingbridge

£895,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A Well Presented Residential Equestrian Smallholding Situated In A Highly Desirable Rural Location Enjoying Far Reaching Views Of The Cranborne Chase - 10 Acres

SITUATION

Salisbury 13 miles, Blandford Forum 17 miles, Shaftesbury 20 miles, Bournemouth 22 miles, Southampton 32 miles. Mainline Train Services: Salisbury to London (Waterloo) Approx. 90mins International Airports: Bournemouth 19 miles, Southampton 33 miles. Stapleton House is situated approximately one mile south west of the highly desirable village of Damerham and occupies a delightful rural position situated off a quiet country lane. The property enjoys good communication links with the nearby A338 providing ready access to Salisbury and Ringwood to the north and south respectively.

EDUCATION

There is an excellent selection of private schools in the area including Sandroyd at Tollard Royal, Canford at Wimborne, Forres Sandle Manor at Fordingbridge, Port Regis and St Mary???s at Shaftesbury, Bryanston and Clayesmore at Blandford with a host of good schools in Salisbury including both boys and girls grammars. For more details see www.isc.co.uk for independents and www.hants.gov.uk for state schools information.

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

The nearby villages of Damerham and Cranborne provide a good range of local facilities including a primary school, village store, doctor???s surgery and public house with a more comprehensive range of shopping and cultural facilities available in the Cathedral city of Salisbury. Good walking, cycling and outriding opportunities abound from the property into the surrounding countryside with ready access onto the unspoilt Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Golf can be enjoyed at Rushmore, Ashley Wood and Salisbury with water sports available along the south coast. Local hunts include the Wilton, New Forest and Portman with racing at Salisbury and Wincanton. See www. visit-hampshire.co.uk for more details.

STAPLETON HOUSE

Stapleton House is a spacious Victorian country house set in a delightful rural location enjoying far reaching rural views over adjoining farmland. Constructed of red brick elevations under a tiled roof, the property has been modernised and improved by the current vendors whilst retaining much of its original character. Extending to some 2,816ft?? (GIA), Stapleton House offers spacious and well-presented accommodation arranged over 2 floors. Approached through a pair of 5 bar gates over a sweeping gravel drive, the property is set back in its own grounds and enjoys an extensive lawned frontage with a small copse of woodland to the rear. A double garage and gravel drive offer ample parking and storage with potential for further accommodation subject to planning.

STAPLETON HOUSE (CONT)

Beyond the gardens to the north of the property lies approximately 8 acres of level pasture within a ring fence. The land is divided into a number of enclosures with water laid on. There are currently 8 temporary loose boxes which are available by separate negotiation.

HOUSE

The accommodation comprises:- ??? Entrance hall ??? Country kitchen & breakfast room with range cooker ??? Triple aspect garden room ??? Sitting room ??? Dining room ??? Study ??? Boot room with W.C & Shower ??? Master bedroom with en-suite shower room ??? 3 further bedrooms and family bathroom ??? Double garage with potential (S.T.P)

GARDENS AND GROUNDS

??? Attractive, level lawned gardens ??? Small copse of mixed woodland with mature trees ??? Gravel driveway offering ample parking ??? 8 temporary metal framed loose boxes (by separate negotiation)

LAND

??? Level pasture divided into 4 enclosures ??? Water laid on ??? Excellent outriding In all the property amounts to some 10 Acres.

AGENTS NOTES

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991. Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor???s agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof

TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING

The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force. Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.

RIGHTS OF WAY

There are no known public rights of way across the property.

UNITARY AUTHORITY

New Forest District Council. Tel: 01425 654560.

COUNCIL TAX

Band ???G???.

SERVICES

Mains electricity, private water supply and drainage with oil-fired central heating.

TENURE

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

FIXURES & FITTINGS

All fixtures, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation

DIRECTIONS

From Salisbury head south on the A354 sign posted Blandford. Proceed for approximately 7 miles and shortly after a section of dual carriageway turn left, signposted East Martin. Follow the road through the village and on reaching the ???T??? junction, turn left. Proceed for a further 2.5 miles, tuning right onto Pound Lane and then right again signposted Cranborne. The entrance to Stapleton house will be found after approximately 1 mile on your right hand side. Postcode SP6 3JF

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. For further information please contact William Grant or Adam Field.

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