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NO IMMEDIATE NEIGHBOURS! 27 ACRES OF LAND! STUNNING RURAL SPOT WITH GOOD ACCESS TO A303 TRUNK ROAD TO LONDON! Beautiful, substantial, four bedrooms, six reception rooms, detached, period house constructed in natural stone. Detached former, period Water board building consisting of huge studio/workshop room and three bedroom flat/annexe above large workshop. Situated on a stunning plot of approximately 27 acres. Large sweeping driveway. Double garage/workshop and further detached outbuildings plus dog kennels. ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES! NICE CHARACTER! GREAT LAND AND VIEWS!
The Old Waterworks is a beautifully constructed property built with Blue Lias stone, nestled in a desirable and secluded location. This property is believed to date back to 1895, originally constructed as the managers house and pumping station and was responsible from moving water from source to the local community.
This property is situated just outside the village of Charlton Mackrell, offering amenities such as village hall, primary school and is close proximity to neighbouring village of Charlton Adam which offered a further shop/post office, local pub and sport hall. Lytes Cary also boasts its National Trust owned Manor House, which offers tea rooms, gift shops and regularly holds events such as craft fairs.
Steps rise to storm porch. A substantial timber storm porch. Outside lighting. Solid oak panelled and glazed front door leads to
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL
Stone floor tiles. Pine staircase rises to the first floor. Solid oak panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to
FAMILY ROOM/RECEPTION ROOM 1 – 13' x 13'11
A light dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the front and side overlooking fields. Impressive period ceiling heights. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Exposed timber floor boards. Ham stone feature fire place. Radiator.
Solid oak panelled door leads from entrance reception hall to
RECEPTION 2/LIVING ROOM – 13' x 14'4
A light dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the side and front. Impressive ceiling heights. Stone flooring. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Impressive period pine fire surrounds with tiled insert. Blue Lias stone hearth. Jotul cast iron log burning stove.
Oak panelled and glazed door leads to
DINING ROOM – 26'1 x 9'10 (opening into kitchen with maximum measurement of 37'11)
A generous dining room enjoying period ceiling heights. Stone flooring. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Two radiators. Double glazed window to the rear.
Solid pine door leads to
PANTRY – Solid stone shelving. Tiled floor. Double glazed window to the rear. Electric light and power connected.
Panelled door leads from dining room to built in cupboard space.
Panelled and glazed door leads from dining room to
UTILITY ROOM – 7'11 x 10'4
Double glazed window to the rear and side. Glazed door leads to the side. Stone flooring. Radiator. Laminated work surface with inset sink bowl and drainage unit with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled surround. Wall mounted cupboard. Extractor fan. Louvre door leads to cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler.
Panel door leads from utility room to
Low level WC, tiled walls. Stone tiled floor. Double glazed window to the rear.
Feature entrance leads from dining room to
KITCHEN – 11'9 x 13'10
This kitchen area has entrances opening into dining room and breakfast room, giving maximum measurements of 37'10 x 23'9. A beautiful range of solid oak panelled country kitchen units. Comprising of solid granite work surface and surrounds. Ceramic double Belfast sink with mixer tap over. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Integrated dishwasher. Large stainless steel Britannia oven and hob powered by LPG. Electric double oven. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards. Stainless steel cooker hood extractor fan. Space for large American fridge freezer. Stone flooring. Two double glazed windows to the side.
Entrance leads to
BREAKFAST ROOM – 11'3 x 12'8
This useful breakfast family room is a great extension of the kitchen area with a double glazed window to the rear. Stone flooring. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves.
Double glazed double doors and side lights lead to
CONSERVATORY – 17'1 x 11'8
Heavy timber construction with beautiful exposed beam work and rafters. Ceramic tiled floor. Exposed Blue Lias internal stone work. Double glazed windows to both sides and rear. Double glazed double French doors lead to patio area.
Multi pane glazed double doors lead from breakfast room to
FAMILY ROOM 2 – 18' x 14'10
Double glazed window to the rear. Radiator. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Solid oak panelled door leads back to living room.
Staircase rises from entrance reception hall to first floor landing. Large double glazed stairwell window to the rear. Solid pine turned balustrade. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Radiator. Hatch to loft space. Double pine panelled doors lead to airing cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.
Solid oak panelled doors lead off the first floor landing to
Comprising of inner hall, bedroom, dressing/bedroom 4 and en-suite bathroom. Exposed pine floor boards. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Solid oak doors lead off the master suite inner hall to
BEDROOM AREA – 16'9 x 9'7
Generous ceiling heights. A light dual aspect room with double glazed window to the rear enjoying views over fields. Double glazed window to the side. Exposed pine floor boards. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Radiator.
A fitted white suite comprising of low level WC, fitted pedestal wash basin. Panelled bath. Mains shower tap arrangement over. Wall mounted heated towel rail over. Separate glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over. Tiled walls. Exposed pine floorboards. Shaver point. Double glazed window to the rear.
Door from the inner hall leads to
EN-SUITE DRESSING ROOM/BEDROOM 4 – 10'1 x 11'9
Double glazed window to the side. Radiator. Exposed pine floorboards. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Solid oak panelled doors lead to built in walk in wardrobe cupboard space.
BEDROOM 2 – 13' x 14'2
A light dual aspect double bedroom with double glazed window to the front and side overlooking fields and countryside. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves. Cast iron period fire surround and insert with tiled surround and hearth. Radiator.
BEDROOM 3 – 10'10 x 13'4
A light dual aspect double bedroom with double glazed window to the front overlooking lovely views over open countryside. Double glazed window to the side. Radiator. Pine moulded skirting boards and architraves.
FAMILY BATHROOM – 9'11 x 12'4
A generous luxury family bathroom enjoying a white suite comprising of fitted low level WC into cupboard units with laminated work surface surrounding. Inset sink bowl. Wall mounted matching cupboards and wall mounted mirror. Corner jacuzzi bath with tiled surrounds. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Radiator. Exposed timber floorboards. Inset feature ceiling lighting. Double glazed window to the rear. Glazed corner double sized shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over.
An impressively long tarmacadam driveway sweeps from the road to the house providing a good distance from the road. Double gates secure this driveway area which provides ample parking for more than 20 vehicles if required.
DETACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP – 17'9 x 16'10
Light and power connected.
Side access around the house gives access to undercover log storage area, also housing oil tank.
The gardens surround this property at the rear and sides and are laid mainly to lawn. There are a variety of stone outbuildings and glass greenhouse. Raised paved patio area enclosed by miniature stone walling. Outside lighting. Lake and waterfall. Original water board reservoir.
This property boasts just shy of 27 acres of relatively flat grassland, split into 2 main fields, visible from main house and outbuildings. This land has good vehicular access if required.
There is a walled vegetable/kitchen garden fully enclosed by natural stone walling and borders.
LARGE NATURAL STONE DETACHED TWO STOREY OUTBUILDING
The former water works building for Somerton and district dated 1895. Period latched door gives access to
GROUND FLOOR STUDIO ROOM – 30'1 x 24'11
Seven feature period arch windows. Contemporary cast iron log burning stove with brick hearth. Light and power connected. Water connected. Second door to the rear. This huge room offers a variety of uses, subject to the necessary planning permission.
Separate glazed and panelled door gives access to
SECOND GROUND FLOOR ROOM – 24'9 x 9'
Tiled floor. Arched feature period window to the front.
Staircase rises from this room to the first floor of old pump building.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING – 14'6 x 8'11
Double glazed window to the front enjoying views over the countryside.
Timber door leads to
STUDY ROOM – 9'1 x 9'
Double glazed window to the rear enjoying views over extensive countryside.
From the first floor landing the front door gives access to a
SELF CONTAINED FLAT
LIVING ROOM – 24'10 x 11'1
Double glazed ceiling Velux window to the rear. Two radiators. Two double glazed windows to the front. Double glazed double French doors lead to sun terrace balcony. Approximately 20' x 7'9. Enclosed by wrought iron railings. Outside lighting. This balcony enjoys a stunning backdrop onto extensive rural countryside.
Timber door leads from living room to inner hall. Hatch to loft space. Timber door leads to airing cupboard, housing pressurised hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Slatted shelving.
Timber doors lead off the inner hall to
KITCHEN/DINER - 11'9 x 12'4
A range of pine panelled kitchen units comprising of roll edge laminated work surface, tiled surrounds. Inset electric hob with electric oven under. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Inset stainless steel sink bowl and drainer unit. Space for fridge. Radiator. Tiled floor. Matching wall mounted cupboards. Wall mounted extractor fan. Double glazed window to the side.
BEDROOM 1 – 12'2 x 9'1
Double glazed window to the side. Radiator. Double doors lead to built in wardrobe cupboard space.
BEDROOM 2 – 9' x 11'8
Double glazed window to the rear with extensive countryside views. Radiator. Double doors lead to built it wardrobe cupboard space.
A white suite comprising of low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Panelled bath with glazed shower screen and wall mounted electric shower over. Tiled surrounds. Double glazed window to the rear. Shaver point. Radiator. Tiled floor. Extractor fan.
ATTACHED GROUND FLOOR WORKSHOP – 19'9 x 6'3
Windows to the side. Light and power connected.
DETACHED OFFICE/OUTBUILDING 3 – 21' x 11'4
Tiled floor. Double glazed windows to both sides enjoying countryside views. Windows to the front and door to the front. A Perfect office or washhouse. Light and power connected.
Outdoor under cover veranda area. Outside power point and lighting. Attached paved large patio area and brick built BBQ area.
DETACHED OUTBUILDING 4 – Formally the kennels with light and power connected.
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