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STUNNING THATCHED DETACHED COTTAGE ENJOYING BREATH-TAKING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS. 0.5 ACRES OF GARDENS WITH LOVELY RURAL BACKDROP. PRESTIGIOUS EDGE-OF-VILLAGE ADDRESS. DETACHED STABLES/GARAGE WITH ATTACHED LAND OFFERING SCOPE FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENT (subject to the necessary planning permission). EXTENSIVE OFF ROAD PARKING AND TWO GARAGES. OODLES OF ORIGINAL COTTAGE CHARACTER. This unique property offers flexible accommodation comprising entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen breakfast room, utility area, boot room, two downstairs bedrooms and ground floor family bathroom. There are two separate staircases rising to the first floor. On leads to first floor snug room/first floor bedroom two. The other staircase rises to the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. MANY OF THE ROOMS ENJOY EXTENSIVE COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS VIA LIGHT, DUAL ASPECTS. The house has a burglar alarm fitted. It is a 10 minute walk across the fields to the village shop and 15 minutes walk to the pub! Also, there are many rights of way walks from the Cottage, so ideal for dog walkers. The property lies approximately 4.5 miles to the South West of Yeovil and is convenient for a wide range of shopping/business and leisure amenities that Yeovil offers. The village itself is largely constructed of period properties, many of which are built of local Ham stone. The village has a pub- The Royal Oak, Church, Post Office, Village Hall and is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside on the Somerset/Dorset border. This property is free from the restrictions of grade II listing and offers huge scope for further extension and conversion, subject to the necessary planning permission. The selling agent also believes there is a chance that a separate dwelling could be built on the site of the detached barn/garage again, subject to the necessary planning permission. INTERNAL INSPECTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Oak front door leads to the entrance porch.
Windows to the side. Exposed ham stone. Oak glazed and panelled front door leads to the entrance hall.
ENTRANCE HALL - 12'11 maximum x 11'5 maximum
L shaped entrance hall. Alcove with fitted bookshelves.
Door leads off the entrance hall to the dining room.
DINING ROOM - 12'4 x 11'9
A generous dining area able to accommodate large dining room table. Double glazed window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. Fireplace recess. Exposed beam work. Radiator. Telephone point. Steps descend to oak latch door leading to the sitting room.
SITTING ROOM - 21'4 maximum x 14'1 maximum
A nicely proportioned main reception room enjoying a light multi aspect with feature hard wood double glazed feature bay window to the side. Enjoying extensive views over open countryside and a westerly aspect taking in the afternoon sun and sunsets. Double glazed window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect and double glazed window to the rear enjoying extensive views over open countryside and hills beyond. Minster stone period style fire surround and hearth with open fire place. Radiator. Telephone point.
Glazed and panelled door leads from the dining room through to the inner hall.
Telephone point. Stair rise to the first floor.
Entrance from the inner hall leads to the kitchen/breakfast room
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 13'9 x 14'9
This generously proportioned family room enjoys a light dual aspect. uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors lead to the rear patio area. These patio doors enjoy extensive views over part of the village, the local church, Hardington Nature Reserve and open countryside and hills. Views incorporate the Quantocks, Exmoor, the Blackdown Hills and Wind Whistle Hill. Window to the rear also takes in views over open countryside. Views also incorporate Hardington nature reserve. A range timber effect panelled units comprising stone effect laminate work surface. Decorative tiled surrounds. Inset ceramic sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Oil fired AGA provides hot water, separate space and point for electric oven. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards and glazed display cabinets with concealed lighting. Inset feature LED ceiling lighting. Exposed beam work. Integrated eye level fridge. Fitted larder cupboard. Quarry tiled floor. Latch door leads to the walk in larder cupboard and under stairs storage cupboard. Light and power connected. Internal door leads from the kitchen to the garage.
Double glazed door leads from the inner hall to the rear lobby/boot room
REAR LOBBY/BOOT ROOM
uPVC double glazed door to the rear and window to the rear enjoying extensive countryside views. Flagstone flooring.
Further doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the ground floor bedrooms.
BEDROOM THREE - 14' maximum x 11'4 maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe cupboard space with fitted cupboards above. Second fitted wardrobe with cupboards above.
BEDROOM FOUR - 12'2 x 6'11
uPVC double glazed window to the side. Internal window to the garage. Radiator.
DOWNSTAIRS FAMILY BATHROOM
A fitted suite comprising low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Panelled bath with tiled surrounds. Wall mounted mains shower over. Shower rail. Shaver light and point. Inset feature ceiling lighting. Extractor fan. Radiator.
There are two staircases to the first floor in this property.
First stair case rises from the dining room to the snug room.
SNUG ROOM/OCCASIONAL BEDROOM TWO - 15' x 14'1
This lovely room enjoys a large double glazed window enjoying a west facing aspect taking in extensive countryside views to distant hills beyond. This room enjoys the afternoon sun and many spectacular sunsets. uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoying further extensive views and a south facing aspect. Fitted bookshelves. Radiator. Telephone point.
Second stair case rises from the inner hall to the first floor landing.
Latch door leads to the master bedroom.
MASTER BEDROOM - 13'7 x 10'5
A generous main double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with double glazed window to the side enjoying views over fields. A feature double glazed window to the rear. This window enjoys and provides extensive countryside views for the viewer whilst sitting up in bed. Exposed beam work. Radiator. Panelled door leads to large walk in wardrobe cupboard space. Second panelled door leads to walk in wardrobe cupboard space. Panelled door leads from the master bedroom to the en-suite bathroom.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM - 13'8 x 11'8 maximum
A feature bathroom enjoying a fitted suite comprising low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Bidet. Oak panelled bath. Two radiators. Exposed beam work. Double glazed window to the side. Glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted electric shower. Extractor fan. Tiled surrounds. Hatch to loft space. Door leads to the airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Slatted shelving.
Pine door leads to large walk in storage room forming part of the eaves. With window to the front. Second pine door gives access to large loft void.
LOFT VOID - 21' x 12'3 maximum
Window to the front. This loft area is currently used for storage and has electric light connected. It offers superb scope for further extension, subject to the necessary planning permission.
A concrete driveway provides off road parking for one to two cars. Timber enclosure houses oil tank. Outside lighting. This first driveway leads to the attached garage.
ATTACHED GARAGE - 28'3 x 11'2
A fantastic garage space with electric automated garage door. Two skylight windows and double glazed window to the rear. Light and power connected. Space for upright fridge and freezer. Oil fired central heating boiler. The garage also has a tap.
Quarry tiled floor. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Personal door leads to the kitchen.
The main gardens are split into two predominate areas and come to a total of approximately 0.5 acres. The first area is attached to the main cottage and lies at the side and rear of the property with the majority enjoying a west facing aspect. The rear of the property backs directly onto open fields and enjoys a stunning rural backdrop. There is paved patio area enclosed by natural Ham stone walling that provides a beautiful seating and barbecue area whilst taking in the countryside views. Outside tap. Outside light. The rear patio continues to the side of the property with a further paved patio area. Water butt.
Detached timber summer house enjoying a fantastic viewing platform of open countryside and extensive views. This timber summer house is double glazed and insulated. Outdoor power point. Enclosed log store. Separate secure garden gate gives access to the front of the property.
MAIN GARDEN - 203' in length
Attached to the house lying to the west of the property. Enjoying a stunning back drop onto extensive countryside views. The rear garden is beautifully groomed and laid to lawn and it is enclosed by mature hedging. It enjoys a fabulous variety of well stocked beds and borders and a selection of mature plants and trees. Small detached timber garden shed. Second cast iron gate gives access to the lane.
SECOND PORTION OF GARDEN - 400' in length
The second portion of garden lies opposite the house on the other side of the lane. Tarmac driveway gives further off road parking for another four cars or more. Leading to detached ham stone and red brick barn/garage. Enjoys a stunning backdrop onto open countryside with extensive views. It is laid mainly to lawn and is enclosed by mature hedging. Backing onto open farm land. This fantastic garden enjoys a selection of vegetable plots, herb gardens, fruit tree enclosures, ornamental fish pond. Polytunnel and timber shed. A variety of mature fruit trees, shrubs, mature trees and compost areas
DETACHED STABLES/GARAGE - 21'2 x 12'1
Double timber doors. Light and power connected. Exposed heavy rafters with storage above. Personal door to the side This outbuilding incorporates burglary alarm.
PARKING AREA - 35'5 x 30'2
The parking area benefits from outside lighting as provides off road parking for a further four cars or more. Timber five bar gate gives access to the second portion of land from the parking area.
PLEASE NOTE: The detached outbuilding/barn and second portion of garden offers huge scope for further planning permission for conversion or separate dwelling, subject to the necessary planning permission.
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