Detached house for sale in Netherhay, Beaminster DT8

Guide price £900,000
Detached house for sale - 8 bedrooms 8 3 4
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Property features

  • Substantial Barn Conversion
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Detached Two Bedroom Annexe
  • Extensive Grounds
  • A Range Of Outbuildings
  • Further Development Potential
  • Extensive Driveway
  • Village Location

Property description

The Old Barn dates back to 1638 and has been painstakingly restored by the current owners to provide a large spacious family home with a detached annexe and a range of outbuildings. The property is immaculately presented throughout and offers versatile living accommodation with period features throughout.

Accommodation of the main house comprises; 6 double bedrooms, master en-suite bathroom, 2 further bathrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen/dining room, utility room.

Accommodation within the annexe comprises two double bedrooms, bathroom, living room, open plan kitchen.

Outside both the main house and the annexe there are gravel driveways with parking for several cars, and picturesque gardens, with the total plot extending to just over an acre in size.

There are also a range of outbuildings offering scope for further development (STPP).


The extensive gravel driveway leads to an Oak framed glazed hallway under slate tile roof. French doors at either end lead to both the living area or dining room and a further door gives access to the utility room.

Utility Room

Large space with vaulted ceiling, skylight, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, and fitted storage units with wooden worktops and stainless steel sink and drainer inset.

Dining Room

The spacious dining room features antique solid wood parquet floor and opens into the kitchen.


Beautiful modern fitted kitchen with oversized grey tiled floors throughout, which boasts a vast array of storage units both overhead and under-counter. Stainless steel sink and drainer beneath window to side aspect. Twin windows to front aspect, and stainless steel extractor over an electric cooker. A large kitchen island with further storage.


From the dining room a glazed antique wooden door with inset stained glass, leads to the hallway which is otherwise accessed via the front door from the driveway. It features an old flagstone floor and gives access to the stairs, downstairs cloakroom, and sitting room.

Downstairs Cloakroom

With lavatory and pedestal basin and features old stained glass window.

Sitting Room

This vast reception room benefits from a double aspect and a feature floor to ceiling arched window to the side aspect and a mullion window at the other end of the room. There is also an exposed stone fireplace with oak beam with multi-fuel burner inset, and wooden beamed ceiling which further adds to the character and charm. There is also beautiful antique stained glass features set in stone and in an oak window frame.

First Floor Landing

Stairs from the hallway give rise to the first floor landing for access to the five bedrooms of the main house and main bathroom. There is also an airing cupboard and loft access via ceiling hatch. There is plenty of natural light along the corridor by way of skylight at one end and light tunnels in between.

Bedroom Two

At the end of the corridor landing is a large double bedroom which features built in wardrobe and large window to side aspect.

Bedroom Four

Good size double bedroom with front aspect window and fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Five

Good size double bedroom with front aspect window and fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Three

At the other end of the landing is a large double bedroom which features built in wardrobes and large window to side aspect.

Master Bedroom

Bedroom one is a large double and features built-in wardrobes and en-suite bathroom with well appointed suite, to include lavatory, pedestal sink, and fitted corner bath. Skylight to outside.

Family Bathroom

The main bathroom is a well appointed suite with lavatory, pedestal sink, and full size fitted bath which incorporates a powered shower and glass screen. Skylight to outside.

Living Room

An enormous living area with oak flooring throughout and bi-folding glazed doors along one entire side, which boast views over the garden and give access to a gravel patio area. The room also features a vaulted ceiling with exposed wooden beams, and a multi-fuel burner. A hallway beyond leads to the stairs, and a bathroom with lavatory, pedestal basin, bath and separate shower. At the top of the stairs is bedroom (6) which is a good size double with views over the garden.


Oil and electricity are separate between the annexe and main house, besides water and drainage by way of sewage treatment plant which is shared by both . Oil boilers for central heating and hot water. Mains water. Mains electricity.


Netherhay is a quaint hamlet, nestling on the border between Dorset and Somerset, dotted with character properties and benefitting from the nearby facilities in Drimpton. Here you will find; two churches, a village hall, a playing field and a pub. Netherhay is ideally placed to give access to the market towns of Beaminster, Bridport and Crewkerne, the later having a main line railway connection to London Waterloo, a Waitrose supermarket and good road links. Beaminster, a short distance away offers convenience and bespoke shopping of a surprising variety for a town of its size, as well as a number of renowned popular restaurant and brasseries. Bridport by comparison, offers a more artisan feel with an assortment of eclectic independent shops and a thriving music, arts and literary scene. To the south, one can visit the stunning Jurassic Coast at the pretty harbour town of Lyme Regis which has featured in many films and has been the inspiration for many local authors and playwrights over the years. There are also excellent walking and riding out opportunities throughout the area that let one take in the splendour of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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