Savills | Kingston, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2AR | Property for sale
2,747 sq ft(255.20 sq m)
Guide price £1,100,000

KingstonSturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2AR


    Key features

    • Delightful country house in unspoilt position below Bulbarrow Hill
    • Superb oak frame garden room with lovely views
    • Triple aspect sitting room with woodburner
    • Barn with stabling. Car port and double garage
    • Garden with mature planting and paddock with pond
    • In all about four acres

    Delightful country house with barn, stabling and paddock set in unspoilt countryside below Bulbarrow Hill.

    About this property

    • Bulbarrow House was originally a 17th century smithy and is set in the most glorious setting at the foot of Bulbarrow Hill. The house has delightful light and spacious accommodation on three floors. The kitchen has a slate floor and Lacanche electric oven with LPG gas hob and granite work tops leading to the dining room with slate floor and woodburner. Off the dining room is a superb oak frame garden room for sitting and eating with lovely views over the gardens and countryside beyond. There is a triple aspect sitting room with woodburner and engineered oak wood floor with doors leading out to the garden. In addition there is a snug with woodburner and bread oven.

      A wide staircase leads to the first floor with main bedroom and en suite shower room, good cupboard space and superb views overlooking Bulbarrow Hill. There is further bedroom on the first floor and a nursery and two more bedrooms on the second floor with lovely views to Kings Stag and Stock Gaylard. The family shower room has a Jacuzzi bath.

      Outside
      The attractive gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature planting, shrubs and wild flower areas. Two large stables in the barn with tack room, garage and workshop. There is a superb paddock of 3.5 acres with pond in the wild area on the far side.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love the tranquility of this rural location

    Lizzie BallProperty agent

    Local information

    • Kingston is situated on the edge of the Blackmore Vale and adjacent to Bulbarrow Hill and in the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex.
    • The village is close to the local town of Sturminster Newton with extensive local amenities.
    • The Abbey town of Sherborne and County town of Dorchester provide further shopping facilities.
    • Main line railway stations are at both Templecombe and Gillingham with train service to London Waterloo. Golf can be found at Sherborne, Yeovil, Dorchester (Came Down) and Blandford and The World Heritage designated Dorset Coast is about a forty five minute drive to the south. Racing is at Bath, Wincanton and Salisbury.
    • Hunting is with the Blackmore and Sparkmore Vale, Cattistock, South Dorset or Portman.
    • There are a number of schools nearby both state and private; including Sandroyd, Port Regis, Hanford, Knighton House and Hazelgrove are all within driving distance.
    • Senior schools nearby include Sherborne, Clayesmore and Bryanston. Sturminster Newton High School, Gillingham School and The Gryphon School, Sherborne.

    Additional information

    • Directions: A357 at Sturminster Newton traffic lights continue straight ahead on the A357/Newton hill toward Stalbridge. After 0.2miles take the first turning left, Glue Hill toward Hazelbury Bryan. After 2.6miles turn/fork right toward Kingston. After approx 0.2miles you will arrive at Bulbarrow house which is the 4th house on the left immediately before the left hand turning to Military Lane.
    • EPC Rating = F
    • Tenure = Freehold