Moorside, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1HQ | Property for sale | Savills
276.94 sq m
Guide price £1,995,000(118,665,842 EGP)

MoorsideSturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1HQ

    Key features

    • Beautiful period farmhouse in Marnhull stone
    • 5 Bedrooms in total
    • 3 Receptions
    • Barn flat & Artist Studio
    • 19.4 Acres of land
    • Stunning rural views of the Blackmore Vale

    An idyllic farm for sale with Farmhouse, ancillary accommodation, farm buildings and approximately 19 acres of land in bucolic Dorset.

    About this property

    • Hayters Farm has been with the same family for over 40 years and comes to the market with approximately 19 acres of land, several barns, ancillary accommodation, a Manège and of course the delightful Farmhouse. The main house was built in the early 1800s out of locally quarried Marnhull stone, with a red clay tiled roof surrounded by a lawned garden, a pond, a dry stone wall and native hedgerows. The back door enters into the hallway with further doors leading to a guest WC, the kitchen and the rest of the house. The kitchen has lovely views of the garden and the countryside beyond. There are plenty of floor and wall mounted units and an oil-fired AGA. The snug is adjoined to the kitchen and has a fireplace with a log burning stove.

      The dining room has an open fireplace and leads through to a sizeable sitting room with aspects looking to the front and the rear of the house. The fireplace provides the focal point with alcove shelving to the left. From the first floor landing leads to the principal bedroom which has built in wardrobes. There are a further three double bedrooms and two family bathrooms. The staircase on the landing leads to two boarded loft rooms with good ceiling height and could easily be converted into additional accommodation.

      Barn Flat
      The eat in kitchen is on the ground floor. The stairs lead to a sitting room and a double bedroom and en suite bathroom beyond. Artist's studio Entrance hallway leads into the reception with built-in cabinetry. The studio has French doors and a large ceiling window providing perfect light for painting.

      There is a gravel courtyard to the rear of the house with the annexe, studio, barn and a series of stables in the building on the north side. The stable block to the south side has a utility room, tack room, potting shed and stables. There is a manège to the side surrounded with post and rail fencing.

      To the west of the farmhouse there is a large hardstanding yard with an open sided barn with two bull pens, two further barns and a large storage shed.

      The lawned garden to the south east of the house is surrounded by a drystone wall and native hedges with idyllic rural views beyond. There is an ornamental pond, a pergola and a greenhouse. On the other side of the driveway there is a larger pond. The land is split into four grazing fields and a small paddock to the north of the boundary.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A wonderful opportunity to acquire a stunning farm with approximately 19 acres in the Blackmore Vale, surrounded by rural countryside and stunning views.

    James McKillopProperty agent

    Local information

    • Hayters Farm is situated to the east of the popular village of Marnhull. The house lies down a quiet lane with far reaching views over the Dorset countryside. Marnhull has an excellent range of local facilities including a number of churches, a doctor's surgery and a variety of shops and pubs. More extensive shopping, business and recreational facilities are available in Gillingham, the Abbey town of Sherborne and Shaftesbury.
    • Access to the A303 is joined at Wincanton to the north, linking with the M3 to London and the wider national motorway network. Regular services run from the mainline railway stations at Gillingham (London Waterloo from 2 hours) and Castle Cary (London Paddington from 92 minutes). Golf at Blandford, Sherborne, Yeovil and Dorchester (Came Down). Water sports, sea fishing and sailing are available on the Dorset Coast. National Hunt racing is at Wincanton and Taunton; flat racing is at Bath and Salisbury.
    • The area is served by excellent schools both in the public and private sectors. These include Hanford, the Sherborne Schools, Leweston, Bryanston, Port Regis, Hazlegrove, Sandroyd and Canford.
    • Bournemouth and Bristol Airports are all easily accessible offering connections around the UK, Europe and to other destinations.
    • All distances and travel times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Services : Mains water, electricity, Private Drainage, Oil heating and the AGA in the main house.
    • Fixtures and Fittings : Please note that, unless specifically mentioned, all fixtures and fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.
    • Viewings : Strictly by appointment with sole agents Savills.
    • Directions: DT10 1HQ : Exit the A30 south from East Stour. Head south for 2.3 miles and right turn at Moorhayes. Head down the lane turning right on Stoneylawn. The house is in half a mile on the west side of the road.
    • EPC Rating: F
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F