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5 bed detached house for sale

£1,250,000 Guide price

French Mill Lane, Shaftesbury SP7

5 bed detached house for sale 5 4 2
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Property features

  • Detached Residence
  • Spectacular Views
  • 1.25 Acre Grounds
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom & 3 En-Suite
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen Diner
  • Integral Triple Garage
  • Close to Shaftesbury

Property description

This stunning architect designed home comprises more than 3,200sqft of stylish internal living space and occupies a 1.25 acre plot which offers the property spectacular views across the surrounding countryside, all situated within walking distance of Shaftesbury town centre.

The property is accessed by a sweeping gated driveway which leads to an extensive block paved parking area and integral triple garage. At the front of the house, double doors invite you into an impressive double height Entrance Hall with floor to ceiling glazed frontage and stairs rising to the galleried landing, featuring glass and brushed-steel balustrading.

On the first floor is a sumptuous family bathroom along with five spacious double bedrooms, with three benefitting from an en-suite, while the master bedroom also boasts a walk through dressing room and balcony to the front aspect. Ground floor accommodation comprises: Family Room, Living Room, Study, Kitchen with Dining Area, Utility Room incorporating Boot Room and WC.

The enclosed Garden features a vast wrap-around lawn, mature boundary planting, dog kennels, and separate wildlife meadow which overlooks the property, with spectacular views to the horizon.

Services: Mains electric. Mains Drainage. Central Heating and Hot Water by mains/solar powered Air Source. Solar Panels. EPC C (tbc). Council Tax F (Dorset). Superfast Broadband available. Shaftesbury Conservation Area.

Shaftesbury is a picturesque market town nestled in the heart of the Dorset countryside and home to the iconic 'Gold Hill' street scene. The town centre boasts a delightful array of local shops, boutiques, and supermarkets, making it easy to find everything you need for daily life. Traditional English pubs and cosy cafes provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for dining and socializing. Additionally, the town hosts a regular market where you can discover fresh produce and artisanal goods. Shaftesbury provides historical charm, modern amenities, excellent transport links, educational opportunities, and a wide range of leisure and recreational facilities, making it an appealing destination for residents and visitors alike. The town is well-connected by road, with the A350 passing through and the A30 providing access to the coast and neighbouring areas. For those relying on public transportation, bus services conveniently serve Shaftesbury and its surroundings. The Gillingham railway station, a short drive away, connects you to London and the South West, enhancing accessibility to and from the town.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Picture No. 26

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Property value data/graphs for SP7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £503,871 £289 3.8 £566,432
Semi-detached £285,236 £255 3.1 £304,272
Terraced £272,108 £274 2.7 £274,766
Flats £253,865 £234 1.6 £176,877

Current asking prices in SP7

Average: £472,614
Avg. current asking prices in SP7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £195,000
Flats £124,000
- - -
All £155,556

Current asking rents in SP7

Average: £1,808 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SP7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £802 pcm
- £1,274 pcm
£3,952 pcm
£3,501 pcm
Flats - £925 pcm
- - -
All £802 pcm
£925 pcm
£1,274 pcm
£3,952 pcm
£3,501 pcm

Fun facts for SP7

Highest value in SP7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Barkers Hill £1,029,793
Higher Coombe £844,859
St. Andrews View £744,373
French Mill Lane £729,920
Compton Abbas £714,411
Highest turnover in SP7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Angel Court 80.0%
St. Johns Close 61.5%
Burton Close 47.4%
The Knapp 45.0%
Savoy Court 45.0%
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Dorset Property (Sherborne), DT9 on +44 1305 248603 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£5,379 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 125,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £4,768 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £54/mo (£644/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £54 Electricity £73 Estimated energy cost £127/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 23300 kWh/year
Electricity: 5600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

North Dorset

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £364 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £34 Sewerage £32 Estimated water cost £66 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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