An Interview With Horse Whisperer Carol Sharpe - Nihi, Sumba
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The property has recently undergone several major improvements including air source heating and underfloor heating to a large part of the ground floor of the property. An extension has been completely rebuilt and the internal layout has been redesigned.
The accommodation comprises a modern entrance hall with vaulted ceilings and Velux roof skylights, a door to the left leads into the lounge with further vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and several Velux roof skylights plus Bi-folding doors. The spacious kitchen/dining/living room features units in grey, a vast range of built-in appliances and sold worktops over, bi-fold doors that overlook the rear garden and oak floors. A door leads through to a formal dining room then through to what would have been the original entrance hall. A staircase leads to the first floor and doors lead down to a cellar, study/ reception room and a pleasant garden/ sitting room.
Completing the ground floor is a useful utility room and WC.
To the first floor is a landing with Oak spiral staircase leading to the second floor. Doors lead through to four bedrooms and family bathroom fitted with double ended bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and hand wash basin vanity unit. The four bedrooms are all a spacious double, with the master having a dressing room, Juliette balconies to both sides and an ensuite bathroom. One of the other double bedrooms too has an ensuite bathroom.
To the second floor is a landing area with two opposing attic rooms which make ideal storage or play rooms/ studies.
Outside the property provides an excellent equestrian facility. The Stable Building has Six full sized looseboxes and one smaller one, all with water laid on. There is also a large Tack Room with staff ancillary accommodation including toilets and kitchenette and a superb Store/Workshop. There is also space for inside tractor parking. This building has been fitted with Solar Panels ( 4kw pv ) which were installed in 2011 and benefits from the full tariff benefit for 30 years.
Attached to the yard is a Dry Paddock and has access to the main paddocks and the professional Floodlit Menage (40â€™ x 30â€™). Gated access leads though to the paddocks which include an 8 acre field and a further 5 acres of smaller paddocks. Water is supplied to the paddocks.
The property has Gardens and Grounds surrounding the property which amount to about 2 acres. The gardens comprise a good sized lawn with shrub and floral beds, a small wooded area and vegetable garden.
The property is approached via a private road/bridleway leading from the A639 and then through two sets of electrically operated gates to a car parking area with space for several vehicles. There is a separate parking area which is suitable for Horseboxes or caravan etc.
In addition to all this, there is full planning permission granted for the construction of a stunning, contemporary annex.
The accommodation will include a spacious open-plan kitchen/dining/living room, utility, WC and master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite bathroom. To the first floor is an office overlooking the beautiful gardens.
Full details of the plans can be found on Wakefieldâ€™s planning website by searching 20/00558/FUL.
Overall this is a wonderful property that is clearly attractive to both a horse lover or multi-generational family with the option of building a gorgeous annex....Read full description