Attractive Period Farmhouse located on the edge of Buckhorn Weston | Lodestone Property

Attractive Period Farmhouse located on the edge of Buckhorn Weston

£975,000 Under Offer
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Address: Springfield Farm - Shepherds Hill Buckhorn Weston
Town/City: Gillingham
Postcode: SP8 5HX

County: Dorset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref: #10767899

Property Summary

Springfield Farm is a superb detached period house which has recently been the subject of a tasteful scheme of refurbishment and extension.

This splendid house is ideal for the family looking for an idyllic country home on the edge of a sought after village set amidst rolling Dorset countryside.

You enter the property via a porch into the entrance hall with porcelain tiled floor which leads to the sitting room with fireplace and wood burning stove which is a great room for relaxing after a long country walk. You then go through into the snug with fireplace and steps to the study which is probably going to be your must have home office.

There is a useful rear hall with tiled floor and door to the gardens and a utility room with shower cubicle, essential after a day in the garden.

The feature room of the house is the superb open plan kitchen/family room which will undoubtedly be the hub of this incredible house. It has porcelain tiled flooring, good range of fitted cupboards, drawers and appliances including range, cooker and fridge. There is also an island unit and inset wood burning stove as well as stunning rural views and doors to the terrace and gardens.

On the first floor the master bedroom has some fantastic rural views and a en-suite bathroom with double shower and a walk-in wardrobe. There are 3 further bedrooms, most of which have far-reaching views and a family bathroom also with rural views.

There are electric radiators to most rooms and sealed unit double glazing throughout.


Springfield Farm is approached via a 5 bar gate leading to an extensive gravelled parking area with detached double garage and an outbuilding with stone elevations comprising a workshop and store which could possibly be your outside office.

The Gardens

The gardens surround the house and include a paved terrace, essential for those summer evenings entertaining your friends and family. There are sweeping lawns, mature trees, well stocked beds and borders and a magnificent tree house where you can enjoy a drink whilst appreciating the views.

Located beyond the gardens is an area of paddock laid to grass with useful garden shed, greenhouse and tractor shed for your sit on mower.


Springfield Farm sits in open countryside close to the village of Buckhorn Weston which has a parish church and the Stapleton Arms public house. The nearby towns of Wincanton, Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Gillingham have a wide range of shopping. cultural and recreational facilities including Waitrose supermarkets in Gillingham and Sherborne. The fashionable town of Bruton also has excellent facilities including the Hauser and Werth gallery. A wider variety of amenities are available at the larger regional centres of Salisbury or Bath. There are excellent communications nearby including the A303 at Wincanton, mainline railway stations at Castle Cary and Gillingham with services to Waterloo and Paddington. There are also independent schools nearby including Bruton School for Girls. Kings Bruton, Port Regis, Sherborne School for Boys, Sherborne School for Girls, Millfield and Downside.


From Shaftesbury take the A30 in a westerly direction and after driving through West Stour you drop down a hill and after a short distance there is a turning to Buckhorn Weston on your right hand side.Proceed into the village past the Stapleton Arms and at the top of the hill you turn right down Shepherds Hill where you will find Springfield Farm on your left hand side.


Services: Mains water, electricity. private drainage.

Local Authority: Dorset District Council

Tenure: Freehold

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  • Ref: 10767899
  • Type: House
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Exceptional period house in superb edge of village location
  • Feature open plan kitchen/family room
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Sealed unit double glazing
  • Far reaching rural views
  • Double garage and outbuilding
  • Attractive garden and grounds with tree house
  • Total Area approx 1.55 acres
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