A stunning, barn conversion in immaculate condition throughout, boasting five bedrooms, a central courtyard and detached double garage.
D’urbervilles is a superb five bedroom detached barn conversion completed circa 2015. The property has been finished and maintained to the highest standard throughout and offer flexible and spacious accommodation over two floors. The ground floor comprises entrance hall with access to the study and downstairs cloakroom. The open plan kitchen/diner benefits from french doors on both sides, ample floor and wall units and central island, a utility room, two downstairs bedroom, one currently used as a snug and both have en-suites. The main sitting is situated to the rear of the property and includes a charming vaulted ceiling, two sets of bi-fodling doors, exposed beams and a log burner. A further family room completes the complex and again has two sets of bi-folding doors on either side providing easy access from the courtyard to the gardens. Upstairs the mezzanine landing provide access to three further bedrooms and the main family bathroom.
Marnhull, called Marlot in Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles, lies in the Blackmore Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and is largest village in Dorset. This vibrant village offers a host of amenities, societies and clubs. There are two Primary schools with pre-schools, a Doctors surgery, a pharmacy, two convenience stores, one with post office, a hairdresser, two pubs and an automotive service centre. The nearby towns of Sturminster, Stalbridge, Gillingham and Shaftesbury offer further amenities, shops and a selection of supermarkets. The area offers a wide choice of well regarded state and private Primary and Secondary Schools as well as many leisure activities and clubs. Transport links are very good with a mainline railway station in Gillingham and the A303 a short drive away.
The property is located down a no through lane and is accessed from the lane over a tarmacadan apron through wooden gates and provides parking for several vehicles. The detached double garage sits centrally and benefits from storage to the side and rear as well as room above. The gardens are spacious and predominantly laid to lawn with a number of flower boarders, patio and all enclosed with low wooden fencing.
Council Tax Band G
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is provided by an air source heat pump and underfloor heating to the groundfloor.
From the centre of Shaftesbury take the B3081 along Bimport to St James, then turn right onto Foyle Hill. After 1 mile take the left turn towards Stour Row and Marnhull. Continue for 3 miles to the T junction and turn left onto the B3092 towards Marnhull. Continue on the B3092 through the Village and onto New Street then turn left opposite Kentisworth Road. D’urbervilles is located on the right hand side.