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  • Bedrooms: 4
A Spacious & Well Presented Equestrian Smallholding With Excellent Facilities & Attractive Views Towards Duncliffe Hill - 4 Acres


Shaftesbury 1 mile, Gillingham 4.5 miles, Tisbury 8.5 miles, A303 8 miles, Salisbury 22 miles Mainline train station: Tisbury to London/Waterloo 110 mins, Gillingham to London/Waterloo 120 mins International airports: Bournemouth International Airport 28 miles. Southampton 47 miles. Norton House is situated approximately 1 mile west of the desirable Saxon market town of Shaftesbury and enjoys a rural setting with far reaching views towards Duncliffe Hill. The property benefits from good communication links with the A30 & A303 to the north providing access to the M3 and M5 motorway network. The Cathedral City of Salisbury lies within easy reach to the east with Blandford Forum, Poole and Weymouth to the south (via A350).


There is an excellent range of both public and private schools in the locality including Sandroyd and St Marys near Shaftesbury, Port Regis at Motcombe, Bryanstone and Clayesmore at Blandford, Sherborne boys and girls with very good state schools at Shaftesbury and Gillingham. For independents see www.isc.co.uk and for state school information see www.dorsetforyou.com.


The market town of Shaftesbury provides a good range of services including two supermarkets, a post office, public houses, restaurants, church and a school with more comprehensive shopping, sporting, cultural and education facilities found in Salisbury. Good walking and cycling opportunities abound from the property with Win Green to the south east providing excellent outriding. Sailing and water sports are available on the south coast. Horseracing is at Salisbury, Wincanton and Bath. Local hunts include The South & West Wilts, Blackmore & Sparkford Vale and The Portman. Fishing can be enjoyed on the River Nadder nearby on licence via private clubs and organisations. Golf can be enjoyed at Port Regis, Motcombe, Rushmore, Tollard Royal, Bourton and Salisbury & South Wilts.


Norton House is a spacious family home, presented to the highest standards, enjoying far reaching views over its own adjoining paddocks. Constructed of reconstituted stone and brick elevations under a tiled roof, the property extends to some 2,000 ft2 (NIA) providing versatile accommodation arranged over two floors. Sat in grounds of approximately 4 acres, the property benefits from excellent equestrian facilities with a full size arena, stabling and pasture paddocks, accessed via its own track from Calves Lane. The west facing, elevated rear gardens are a particular feature comprising of mainly lawned areas with a raised deck area offering opportunities for outside dining. Approached off a country lane, the property is set back and offers parking for 2 vehicles on a private driveway with a double, integral garage providing secure storage.


Link detached, spacious modern family home (2,794 ft2 GEA) Master bedroom with en suite bathroom & dressing area 3 further bedrooms, one en suite shower room Family bathroom Country kitchen with integrated appliances Dining room Sitting room with vaulted ceiling & wood burning stove Utility room Integral double garage with W.C Stunning views


Private driveway with parking for 2 cars Easy to maintain rear lawned gardens Attractive decked area offering outside dining


Floodlit all weather 60m x 20m man??ge 4 timber stables on a concrete base with power & water Timber feed/hay store with power Gently sloping pasture divided into a number of enclosures Separate vehicular access Parking area for equestrian vehicles


From Shaftesbury, head east on the A30 towards Sherborne. Proceed for approximately 0.8 miles before turning right in Calves Lane, as indicated by the Fox Grant Equestrian pointer arrow. Norton House is the third property on your left. See location map for alternative routes.


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 OS 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. Services have not been tested. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.


Shaftesbury Town Council Tel: 01747 852420 North Dorset County Council Tel: 01258 454111


Band 'E'


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating.

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