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HANDSOME DOUBLE-FRONTED NATURAL CARY STONE PERIOD HOME. SUBSTANTIAL FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION WITH ANNEXE POTENTIAL (subject to planning permission). ELEGANT CEILING HEIGHTS AND CHARACTER FEATURES. HUGE SOUTH FACING REAR GARDEN. FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS AND FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS. LARGE GARAGE AND AMPLE DRIVEWAY. TOP VILLAGE-CENTRE POSITION. SCOPE FOR FURTHER EXTENSION/LOFT CONVERSION (subject to planning permission). This magnificent family home offers four reception rooms and four double bedrooms. It has been tastefully extended to incorporate a large full-width garden room with bi-folding doors opening on to the extensive south-facing rear garden. The house offers a wealth of original period features including good ceiling heights, original cast iron fire places and turned woodwork from the era. The lovely main rear garden extends to over 100' and has to be viewed to appreciate its size and aspect. North Cadbury village has a superb local pub, as well as a village stores selling freshly baked bread, groceries and award winning local cheeses. The local Church of England primary school has a good Ofsted rating. There are also a superb range of private and public school choices locally. The village has good access to the A303 trunk road to London and the South West as well as only being a short drive to the mainline London Waterloo/Paddington rail link at Castle Cary. London Paddington is only 1 hour 45 minutes away by train. THIS PROPERTY SIMPLY HAS TO BE VIEWED TO APPRECIATE THE SIZE AND FLEXIBILITY OF THE ACCOMMODATION AND THE LOVELY GARDENS ON OFFER.
Front pathway leads to period storm porch with outside lights. Heavy, panelled, stained glass period front door with original cast iron door knocker, leads to entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL
An elegant, sizeable reception hall full of original character. Features include elegant period ceiling heights, original chequered quarry tiled floor, stained glass leaded light windows to front, radiator, moulded skirting boards and architraves. Panelled door leads to large under-stairs cupboard space. Period staircase with turned ballustrading and panelling rises to first floor. Pine-panelled period doors lead off the entrance reception hall to
DRAWING ROOM – 15'5 maximum x 16'3 maximum
A beautiful main reception room enjoying elegant period ceiling heights and a light multi-aspect with period bay window to front, original sash windows and secondary glazing, period bay window to the side with uPVC double glazed windows. Period feature pine fire surround with cast iron tiled original fire insert, open fire place, tiled hearth, fitted fire side recess dresser unit with wall mounted shelving and fitted cupboard. Further features include moulded skirting boards and architraves, three radiators, three wall lighting points and ceiling lighting point.
SITTING ROOM – 15'6 in to bay x 12'10
A light dual aspect room with period bay window to the front, period sash window, secondary glazing and window seat with cupboards under. Features uPVC double glazed window to the side, two radiators, fire place recess, moulded skirting boards and architraves.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM – 23'9 x 17'10 maximum
A fantastic farm-house kitchen of good proportions enjoying a light multi aspect with uPVC double glazed window and two double glazed Velux ceiling windows to the side. This room features a range of cream-coloured period-style hand-painted kitchen units comprising polished solid granite work-tops with mosaic tiled surrounds, inset NEFF electric hob with stainless steel NEFF oven under, large electric AGA, a range of drawers and cupboards under, fitted wine rack, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, fitted under-unit drinks cooler, ceramic Belfast sink with drainage unit. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards and an integrated stainless steel NEFF microwave. Two recesses provide space for upright fridge and freezer. Further features include double glazed window to the rear over looking the rear garden with a sunny southerly aspect, inset feature ceiling lighting, porcelain tiled floor, two radiators, island unit with solid granite work surface with cupboards and wine rack under. Glazed double doors lead to Garden Room.
GARDEN ROOM – 24'6 x 15'11
A superb extension room enjoying a large amount of natural light with double glazed feature bi-folding doors fitted with Sanderson blinds. The doors open fully on to the rear garden which enjoys a sunny southerly aspect. Five double glazed ceiling Velux windows also face the rear of the property as well as two double glazed windows facing the side of property. Further features include six wall lighting points, inset feature ceiling lighting, two radiators, moulded skirting boards and architraves, a porcelain tiled floor and a cast iron Morso log burning stove. Pine panelled doors lead off the Garden Room to reception room four/study. Pine-panelled door leads from Garden Room to rear lobby
Double glazed Velux ceiling window to the rear and double glazed door leads to the rear garden. Double glazed door leads to the front and the drive way area, porcelain tiled floor. Personal Door leads to attached garage.
Internal glazed double doors lead from Garden Room to Reception Room Four/Study Room
RECEPTION FOUR/STUDY ROOM – 12'4 x 12'6
Pine period fire surround with cast iron tiled period fire insert, open fire, tiled hearth. Features include moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, oak effect laminate flooring and uPVC double glazed window to the side over looking the driveway. A Pine panelled door leads to
Further Pine panelled doors leads off the inner hallway back to main entrance reception hall. Coat rail. Second staircase rises to the first floor. Doors lead off inner hall to
UTILITY ROOM – 12'10 x 6'9
A range of fitted panelled Oak units comprising butchers block solid beech work surface, ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, mosaic tiled surrounds and a range of cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards. Further features include inset feature ceiling lighting, radiator, door leads to under-stairs cupboard space as well as double doors leading to further storage cupboard space with storage cupboards above. A double glazed door leads to the driveway. Door leads from the utility room to downstairs Cloakroom.
Low level W/C, radiator, double glazed window to the side.
Second staircase rises from the inner hall to the second first floor landing.
Main staircase rises from the Entrance Reception hall to First Floor Landing.
A large split-level period-style gallery landing enjoying elegant ceiling heights on the first floor, two radiators, moulded skirting boards and architraves, period ballustrading, feature alcove and period sash window to the front. Pine-panelled doors lead off the first floor landing to
MASTER BEDROOM – 12'11 x 13'
A generous master bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with double glazed window to the front and double glazed window to the side. Period-style cornice work, moulded skirting boards and architraves, radiator, original period cast iron feature fireplace. Panel doors lead to a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards with cupboards above. Pine panelled door leads to en-suite bathroom.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM – 7'9 maximum x 12'7
A stylish modern white suite comprising wall mounted ceramic wash basin with storage drawers under, Grohe mixer tap over, low level WC, free standing bath on oak stand with wall mounted mains tap over, separate glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains Grohe rain shower and tiled surrounds. Wall mounted period-style radiator and heated towel rail, inset feature ceiling lighting, feature tiled floor and surrounds. Second pine-panelled door leads from en-suite bathroom to
SECOND FIRST FLOOR LANDING AREA:
(accessed via secondary staircase).
Pine-panelled door leads from second first floor landing to Bedroom Two.
BEDROOM TWO – 12'5 x 12'5
A second generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with double glazed window to the side and double glazed window to the rear enjoying pleasant views across the rear garden and a sunny southerly aspect. Pine-panelled door leads to built in wardrobe cupboard space.
Pine-panelled doors lead off the main first floor landing to
BEDROOM THREE – 12'10 x 13' maximum
A third generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with double glazed window to the front and double glazed window to the side. Elegant ceiling heights, radiator, period cast iron feature fire surround. Panel doors lead to large fitted wardrobe cupboard space with cupboards above. Ceiling hatch and ladder leads to large loft storage space providing further scope for loft conversion and extension (subject to necessary planning permission).
BEDROOM FOUR – 12'10 x 13'1
A fourth generous double bedroom with large sash window to the side. Radiator, period cast iron feature fire surround, elegant ceiling heights.
FAMILY BATHROOM – 9'11 x 9'10
A superb period-style white suite comprising pedestal ceramic wash basin, free standing cast iron bath with mains Edwardian-style shower tap arrangement over, bath stands on ball-and-claw feet. Low level WC, radiator, tiling to splash prone areas and ceramic tiled floor. Large glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over and tiled surrounds. Shaver point, inset feature ceiling lighting, double glazed window to the side, second hatch to loft space. Panel doors lead to large cupboard housing Mega-flow pressurized hot water cylinder. Slatted shelving.
PLEASE NOTE: This property offers incredibly flexible accommodation with its current configuration. It offers tremendous scope for an annexe and also further extension and loft conversion, subject to the necessary planning permission.
The beautiful, substantial gardens surrounding this property are a particular selling feature.
At the front of the property, there is a substantial mature front garden giving a good depth from the road. The front garden is enclosed by original wrought iron fencing and gate. It is laid mainly to well groomed lawn and enjoys a variety of shaped Cary stone borders and flowerbeds enjoying a selection of mature flowers and shrubs. At the front of the property there are two outside lights in the Victorian porch. A side pathway to the left of the house gives access to a side area, ideal for storing bins. Water-buts. Side pathway storage area to the left of property houses oil tank for central heating. Stone built outhouse housing oil fired central heating boiler. Side access continues to rear garden and has outside power point and outside tap.
To the right of the property a tarmacadam driveway leads from the road providing extensive off road driveway parking for approximately five cars. This side driveway has outside security lighting and outside tap and leads to attached garage. Outside power point. Metal up and over remote controlled Garrador door leads to attached garage space.
GARAGE – 21'1 x 14'2 maximum
Automated metal up and over door, light and power connected. Double glazed bi-folding doors open on to rear garden with a sunny southerly aspect. This allows large access from the front of the property to the rear garden. Two floor hatches lead down to wine cellar. Ceiling hatch gives further access to storage room.
STORAGE ROOM ABOVE GARAGE - 14'1 maximum x 12'
Electric light and power connected. Note: limited head height. Potential for further conversion (subject to planning permission).
Door from garage leads to Gardeners Cloak Room.
GARDENERS CLOAK ROOM
Low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, radiator and extractor fan.
REAR GARDEN – approximately 105' x 53' maximum
This main rear garden is superb and enjoys a south facing sunny aspect. It is laid mainly to shaped, well groomed lawn and is completely enclosed by timber panelled fencing and wall. There are a large selection of well groomed, shaped flower beds and borders with a large variety of mature shrubs and plants. Mature trees include Prunus, Acer's, several apple trees and a plum tree. Large paved patio area provides tremendous seating area and sun trap. Two outside wall-mounted lights. Detached timber storage shed. Detached glazed green house.
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