An idyllic farmhouse, which has the best of old world charm and modern convenience, is for sale in the village of Martin in the heart of the Cranborne Chase.
Grade II listed Read’s Farmhouse has extensive accommodation and comes with a traditional timber framed barn and 0.65 of an acre of land. It is on the market for £1,200,000 with Woolley & Wallis.
The six bedroom property has many original features including beams and an inglenook fireplace while the kitchen/breakfast room extension includes an Aga, built-in appliances and an island with a granite worksurface.
Ground floor accommodation also includes a drawing room, dining room, family room, study and a utility. On the first floor the master suite has a dressing area and its own bathroom. There are three more bedrooms including one with an en-suite and a family bathroom on this level. Two more bedrooms are on the top floor.
The outside is as attractive as the inside with extensive grounds and a number of out buildings. There is a also a studio with a room above that could be used as a home office.
Tom Fuller from the Fordingbridge office of Woolley & Wallis said: “Read’s Farmhouse presents as a wonderful home displaying much heritage, one that is filled with the proportion, comfort and practicality designed to fulfil the needs of contemporary family life.
“The beautiful garden faces south and east and has a seating area and parking on a gravelled courtyard.”
The farmhouse is centrally situated in the village of Martin which is a conservation area within the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Martin is home to a church, village hall, from which a local shop and nursery are run, and a village club.
Fordingbridge with its shops and schools is about six miles away and the city of Salisbury is within an easy drive.
For more information contact the Fordingbridge office of Woolley & Wallis on 01425 655900.