Upon entering Meadowside, the views to the garden and land beyond are stunning and immediately visible.
A cloakroom is located directly to the left, followed by the bright and airy staircase to the first floor.
Expansive glazing floods the main living spaces with light and provides a strong connection to the outdoors. The south-facing sliding doors from the spacious dining area to the sun and covered terraces offer inside-outside living at its best.
The outstanding kitchen is ingeniously supplemented by the practical and well equipped butler’s kitchen for the behind the scenes preparation and clearing space every host needs.
The sitting room, featuring a statement curved brick wall and beautiful views across the meadow and copse, adjoins to the east of the main kitchen.
The north wing accommodates a generous snug and back of house areas including the plant room, laundry, utility and boot room, with muddy WC accessible directly from the garden and garage.
The internal floor area of the ground floor is approximately 215m2.
A central staircase leads to three large en-suite bedrooms on the first floor all with full length glazing from which to enjoy the countryside views.
The fourth and fifth bedrooms use the family bathroom and look out onto the woodlands to the north of the property and the garden to the west respectively.
Substantial storage is available upstairs including a dressing room to the Master bedroom..
The internal floor area of the first floor is approximately 180m2.
East Stour Common is a hamlet between East Stour (1 mile) and Shaftesbury (4 miles). A popular public house and a successful farm shop are both within walking distance of Meadowside.
East Stour is set amidst the Blackmore Vales which offers a variety of leisure activities such as walking, cycling, shooting and golf.
Shaftesbury is a thriving town with a range of independent and national shops, doctors surgery, dentist, arts centre and community hospital.
Nearby Gillingham (3 miles) offers several supermarkets, including Waitrose, and a mainline railway station serving London Waterloo and Exeter.
There are also a number of highly regarded state and independent primary and secondary schools in the area, including St Mary’s, Port Regis and Clayesmore.
The gravel driveway sweeps down from the gates to the main entrance of the house following the line of a mature hedge and striking curved brick wall.
Meadowside is set in two acres of garden including amphitheatre inspired terraces with croquet lawn in the lower bowl, a southerly lawn and a boule court.
Mature tree and hedge planting bring to life the extensive outdoor space, which is further complimented by a three acre meadow and copse.
Mileages (Distances and times are approximate):
East Stour - 1.1 miles; Shaftesbury - 3.9 miles; Gillingham Mainline Railway Station - 3.9 miles (Direct into London Waterloo in approx. 2 hours) Gillingham Town Centre - 4.1 miles; Salisbury - 25 miles; Bath - 35 miles.
Environmentally Conscious Design
Smart Home Technology
Two Acre Garden
Three Acre Meadow
First-rate Schools Locally
Excellent Rail and Road Links to London