Tisbury, Nadder Valley
£895,000 Guide Price
- Handsome Georgian style village house
- Superb contemporary finish throughout
- Light & well proportioned reception rooms
- Fantastic kitchen / breakfast room
- 4 Principal bedrooms & 2 further bedrooms
- 4 Bath / shower rooms
- Charming garden, terrace & garaging
- Superb views, nearby country walks
A handsome Georgian style house of classic proportions located in Tisbury
Merlin House is a handsome modern property of classic proportions which was built of Bath Stone under a tile roof in 2011. It has been designed to make the most of the superb views at the rear, which look out over the beautiful rolling countryside of the Fonthill Estate. The layout is well suited to modern day family living and the rooms have high ceilings, large windows and underfloor heating throughout.
The front door opens to a hall with a carved oak and glass staircase giving access to the lower ground floor as well as the first & second floors. Much of the ground floor has travertine flooring throughout with the exception of the drawing room which has an oak floor; this is a large room with a double aspect and an open fireplace. The kitchen / breakfast room is well fitted with bespoke cupboards and granite worksurfaces, island with breakfast bar, fitted dishwasher, gas / electric range, built in microwave, wine fridge, and space for American style fridge / freezer. Beyond is the dining room which has a vaulted ceiling and large glazed sliding doors out to a raised terrace with superb views.
On the first floor, are two large bedrooms both with a dressing room and adjoining bathroom. On the second floor there are a further two spacious bedrooms and a bathroom. On the lower ground floor there are two good sized rooms and a shower room which provide flexible accommodation and could be used as bedrooms, or as a study / sitting room. Both rooms are light and spacious with windows looking out on to the terrace and garden beyond.
Merlin House is located on the northern fringe of the sought-after village of Tisbury set in the heart of the Nadder Valley. Tisbury has become increasingly popular due to its wide range of shops, amenities, Messums Art gallery, thriving community and the beautiful countryside that surrounds it. Tisbury has received a good write up again in The Sunday Times best places to live 2020.
The property is within walking distance of Tisbury Station with services to London Waterloo from 1 hour 50 minutes. Access to the A303 is about 4 miles to the north, which brings the M3/M25 within easy commuting distance. For a more comprehensive range of shopping facilities, the cathedral city of Salisbury lies about 14 miles to the east or Shaftesbury about 10 miles to the west.
Sporting facilities in the area include golf courses at Rushmore and South West Wilts, racing at Salisbury and Wincanton. There is an extensive network of bridleways and footpaths locally and the popular Jurassic coastline in South Dorset is within easy reach. The area is also renowned for its excellent schooling locally, both state and private.
The attractively landscaped rear garden is flanked by mature hedging and has a mix of stone paving and gravelled areas with a circular raised stone border. Accessed from the dining room is a raised terrace from which to enjoy the far-reaching rural views, together with a useful storage area below.
Adjoining the western corner of the house is a double garage with power and lighting and an area currently used for storage accessed via an internal staircase. This has the potential to be converted into further accommodation subject to planning consents. Beside the garage is parking for two cars, herbaceous borders flanked by flagstone paving.
EPC Energy Efficiency Rating
Current rating C. Please refer to agents for the full EPC.