Harcourt Farm, Zeals Row, Zeals, Warminster, Wiltshire

£900,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Fabulous rural views

Many period features

3 reception rooms

Kitchen/breakfast room

4 bedrooms

2 bathrooms

Outbuilding

Garden and paddock of about 1.9 acres

Harcourt Farm is set in a wonderful rural setting with views over the local countryside. The house is part thatch, part tiled and built with stone elevations. Beautifully presented throughout, many period features have been retained including inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams. The house is also very light with many rooms being dual aspect. The drawing room has a large inglenook fireplace with jet master and leads through to the oak framed garden room which has views across the valley. The kitchen/breakfast room which has an excellent range of cupboards with wood worktops, central island and a range cooker. There is plenty of space for a dining table and there are French doors opening out onto a terrace. There is a further sitting room with fireplace, utility room, shower room, boot room and wine store.

On the first floor are four double bedrooms, two of which have fitted wardrobes, and a family bathroom.

Harcourt Farm has a wonderfully peaceful setting, situated off a quiet country lane close to the Stourhead Estate with its beautiful National Trust gardens and set in some of the area's finest countryside. In addition, there are hundreds of acres of Forestry Commission land with numerous bridleways and footpaths. Mere offers a wide range of shops and facilities, including an excellent health centre, chemist, post office, supermarket, butcher, fish farm, greengrocer, library, primary school and the Yapp Brothers wine merchants. The Stourhead Farm Shop is also close. Nearby Gillingham has a Waitrose and a mainline railway service to London Waterloo. The cities of Salisbury and Bath provide a more comprehensive range of

facilities. Communications by road are excellent with the A303 providing a link to the M3, M25 and London, or the West Country. The area is renowned for its excellent schools which include a superb mixed comprehensive and sixth form college in Gillingham. Private schools include Port Regis, Sherborne Prep, Sandroyd and Hazelgrove at preparatory level and public schools include Sherborne, Bryanston, Kings Bruton, Millfield and St Mary's, Shaftesbury.

Hunting is with the South and West Wilts, Blackmore Vale and Portman. Racing at Salisbury and Wincanton.

The house is approached through a five bar gate with the drive leading to the parking area. Alongside the drive way is a useful stone building which has been converted into a large double garage, home office with cloakroom, stables and loft room and could be converted into a separate self-contained dwelling. The main lawned area of the garden lies to the front of the house which has well stocked flower and shrub borders. There are two terraces adjacent to the house which make the most of the views over the countryside. To the north of the house is a small orchard, with a third terrace, which leads to the paddock. To the south of the house is a wild garden that gently slopes to the river Stour.

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