Detached period house in the sought after hamlet of Quarr | Lodestone Property

Detached period house in the sought after hamlet of Quarr

Guide Price £795,000 For Sale
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Address: Fillybrook - Quarr
Town/City: Gillingham
Postcode: SP8 5PA

County: Dorset
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref: #10829174

Property Summary

Fillybrook is an attractive detached period house with excellent versatile accommodation. This superb property is ideal for the family looking for an idyllic country home in a sought after hamlet set amidst rolling Dorset countryside.

You enter the property via the entrance hall with vaulted ceiling, flagstone flooring, feature stone staircase, exposed beams and brick work with adjacent cloakroom and the now essential and very useful study/home office leading to bedroom 4.
The sitting room has an inglenook fireplace, beamed ceiling and is the ideal room to spend evenings relaxing in front of an open fire.

The dining room also has a beamed ceiling, inglenook fireplace with beam, and bread oven which is currently not in use and a window seat overlooking the gardens.

As always the kitchen/breakfast room is the hub of the house and has a tiled floor, wood burner, and bespoke kitchen units by Dorset Kitchens as well as fitted dishwasher, washing machine and fridge and door to the gardens.

A staircase from the entrance hall leads to bedroom one which has a window seat, bedroom 2 with wardrobes and a family bathroom.
At the other end of the house a stairway from the kitchen/breakfast room leads to bedroom 3 which has an en suite shower room.

The house benefits from sealed unit double glazing and oil fired central heating and a plethora of period features including ceiling beams, inglenook fireplaces, window seats and exposed stone walling.


Parking area for several cars and detached garage.

The Gardens

The gardens are an attractive feature and comprise paved terrace, lawns, mature conifer and deciduous trees ,well stocked flower beds and borders and ornamental pond. There is also a kitchen garden area with raised bed and rural views from the rear over the surrounding Dorset countryside

Available by separate negotiation: Just a short walk from the property there is a paddock with 4 looseboxes and a steel clad hay barn. (approx 5 acres)


Fillybrook is located in the hamlet of Quarr 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 reach a cross roads where you turn right. Follow this road to Quarr and you will find Fillybrook on your left hand side.


Services: Mains water, electricity. private drainage.

Local Authority: Dorset District Council

Tenure: Freehold

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Lodestone Property | Estate Agents | Sales & Lettings
Wells |Bruton |Shaftesbury
  • Ref: 10829174
  • Type: House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Charming period house located in the popular hamlet of Quarr
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with wood burner
  • Sealed unit double glazing and oil fired central heating
  • Parking and Garage
  • Attractive gardens
  • Rural views
  • Nearby paddock with 4 looseboxes and hay barn available by separate negotiation (approx 5 acres)
  • Study
Guide Price £795,000
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