Norton Ferris, Warminster

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Residential 2 Acre Smallholding With Stunning Contemporary Family Home

Enjoying Uninterrupted Panoramic Rural Views

SITUATION

Stourhead 2 miles, A303 3 miles, Gillingham 8 miles, Bruton 9 miles,

Wincanton 11miles, Castle Cary 14 miles, London 111 miles.

Trains: Gillingham to London/Waterloo (118mins) Castle Cary

to London/Paddington (100 mins)

International airports: Bristol 37 miles, Bournemouth 41 miles

LOCATION

Ferngo is situated on the southern edge of the hamlet of Norton

Ferris on the B3092 & within a short walk of about half a mile to

Kilmington via a quiet country lane; which also offers excellent

outriding direct from the property. The property enjoys excellent

communication links with the nearby A303 providing ready

access to London & the West Country.

EDUCATION

There is a two site primary school in Kilmington &

nearby Zeals with secondary school in Gillingham; a very good

selection of private schools in the area including Warminster, Port

Regis & St Mary s at Shaftesbury, King s and Sexeys at Bruton For

more details see www.isc.co.uk for independents and www.wilts.

gov.uk for state schools information.

LOCAL,SPORT & RECREATION

There is the Red Lion

Public House at Kilmington within a quarter mile, Alfred s Tower

plus the National Trust run Stourhead House, Garden & Café

nearby; whilst Gillingham provides a good range of local facilities

including a Waitrose & mainline Railway station with a more

eclectic range of shopping and cultural facilities available in the

Market Town of Frome.

Good walking, cycling and outriding opportunities abound from

the property into the surrounding countryside with ready access

onto Harepit Lane directly from the side entrance gate. Golf can be

enjoyed at Bullpits, Warminster and Wincanton. Local hunts include

the South & West Wilts with racing at Wincanton.

OVERVIEW

Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, within a gently

sloping block of land, Ferngo comprises an exceptional, detached

ultra-modern country home enjoying delightful rural views over its

own land & the surrounding countryside.

Originally on the site of an old stone cottage the property was

altered in the 20th Century with a reconstituted stone built property,

under a tiled roof, the property has subsequently recently recently

undergone significant extension and refurbishment. throughout.

The improvements have been carried out to an exacting standard by

the award winning Jon Whitmarsh Building Contractors, creating a

cutting edge contemporary interior whilst maximising the superb

westerly outlook over the surrounding landscape.

ACCOMMODATION

The property is quite inauspicious from the road with ample parking

/ garaging; but opens up with the main focus of the property being

centred on the rear open outlook both at ground and first floor level;

offering a spacious modern living space with polished concrete

floors downstairs having underfloor heating; a truly amazing first

floor master bedroom suite has a full width roof terrace, ideal for sun

bathing / entertaining.

The accommodation of Ferngo comprises;

Master bedroom with dressing area & en-suite bathroom

Two further double bedrooms

Family ground floor shower room

Extensive contemporary kitchen/ dining/ living room with with full

height glass sliding doors

Sitting room with inset woodburner and patio doors to the terrace

Utility/boot room

Completely re-wired & re-plumbed with new oil fired boiler 2017

Own water supply via bore-hole

Stunning west facing views over adjoining farmland

GARDENS & OUTBUILDINGS

Timber log cabin/ home office with electric heating & power

Level lawned gardens to the rear with separate fenced vegetable

patch

Elevated terrace / entertaining area plus full width roof terrace

Driveway offering ample parking Plus two double garages/ workshop

Timber TRACTOR SHED/ BARN with concrete floor about 12m x

5.5m with potential for stable block

Excellent outriding directly onto green lane/ drove

LOT 1 : House, log cabin & outbuilding in TOTAL 1.9 Acres

LAND

Mainly level pasture paddock with separate five bar gate access

Footpath running diagonally across (marked FP on saleplan)

LOT 2 ABOUT 15.1 Acres

In all the property amounts to some 17 acres.

AGENT S NOTES

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 Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities.

Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Any error or mis-statement

shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

RIGHT OF WAY

The property has a footpath diagonally across LOT 2 marked FP on the

saleplan.

RURAL PAYMENTS

Registered for Basic Payment Scheme for permanent pasture

transferrable within sale price

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Wiltshire Council Tel: 0300 456 0100

Council Tax Band E .

SERVICES

Mains electricity only. Private water via borehole and drainage to septic

tank. Oil fired central heating. Under floor heating throughout.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments

are excluded from the sale.

TENURE

The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession

on completion.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by

appointment through the agents

on 01722 782727. Please contact

Phil Howard for further details or

email phil@foxgrant.com

foxgrant.com

DIRECTIONS Postcode: SP5 2PS

From Salisbury head west on the A303 and after approx. 20 miles take the

B3092 Stourhead turning and head north past Stourhead & two Kilmington

left hand turns and the property will be found after a short distance around

the S-bend on your left as indicated by the Fox Grant sale board.

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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