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Sherborne House, Sherborne, Gloucestershire, GL54 3DZ

Guide Price £1,300,000
HISTORY The Manor at Sherborne goes back to the Middle Ages when it was owned by the Abbotts of Winchcombe During Henry VIII’s reign the merchant Sir John Alleyn purchased the freehold In 1551 it was purchased by the Dutton family and remained in their ownership for four centuries In 1784 James Dutton was ennobled Lord Sherborne Following his death in 1820 and the dilapidated state of the house, the 2nd Lord Sherborne completely demolished and rebuilt the house in the late 1820’s During the second world war the house was used by the British and American Armies and after the war in 1947 it became King’s School The School’s Trustees purchased the freehold in 1970 In 1981-2, the house was converted into 30 apartments, designed by the Architect Peter Yiangou
  • Property Type
    Flat / Apartment
  • Bathrooms
    3 bathrooms
  • Bedrooms
    3 bedroooms
  • Reception Rooms
    1 reception rooms
Key Features
  • Impressive Grade ll* principal apartment
  • Set in beautiful grounds of 12 acres
  • Spectacular 30' x 24' drawing room
  • Imposing pillared stone fireplace
  • Floor-to-ceiling panelled windows
  • Single garage with further parking
  • Incredible views of the surrounding estate
  • Stunning orangery and ornamental fish pond
  • Heated covered swimming pool and sauna
  • Gym and outdoor tennis court
Property Description

THE PROPERTY
Sherborne House is a magnificent Grade II* former private country Manor House
Apartment 1 comprises the principal part of the house with five ground floor windows to the right of the front door and two to the first floor
On entering the building, Apartment 1’s front door is immediately on the right
Welcoming hall with views through to the drawing/dining room
Compact kitchen with magnificent window
Also off the hall is a utility room and cloakroom
Truly spectacular central drawing room, forming part of the original grand hall, with floor-to-ceiling panelled windows with fitted shutters, imposing pillared stone fireplace, and repeating box cornice to the tall ceilings, the whole enjoying a flood of natural light
Raised ground floor bedroom with an en-suite shower room, which could make a lovely study
Stairs lead up to the first floor and the first and second bedrooms with en-suites and stunning extensive views of the surrounding estate and adjoining National Trust land
EPC Band D

OUTGOINGS
Council tax – currently band G
Tax payable for 2024/25 - £3,454.47
Current annual service charge payable - £13,322.16
Ground rent payable - £20 per annum
Sinking Fund contribution - £1,200 per annum

SERVICES
Main water, electricity and drainage are connected
Electric heating
Average broadband speeds advertised within this postcode are up to 73.3 Mbps

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