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5 bedroom character property for sale

Grants Lane, Wincanton, BA9


Property Description

Key features

  • Reception Hall
  • Greeting Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast room/Pantry
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Master Suite
  • Formal Grounds
  • Gazebo/Parking/Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

ACCOMMDATION: Superb Formal stone period Residence.
Ground Floor: Reception Hall, Rear Hall, Laundry/boot room, kitchen & breakfast room, dining room, sitting room, Wine cellar, cloakroom and two bedrooms.
first floor: Party room, boiler room, master suite, family bathroom and two bedrooms.
outside: Sweeping driveway, outbuildings of car port and log store. walled gardens, gazebo, vegetable plot, formal lawns, seating area to enjoy far reaching views.

Summary: Ireson Cottage, steeped in history, is a natural stone period residence circa 1730's. The much loved property, situated on the hill top of Grants Lane with exceptional views over the town and vale, offers many appealing features associated with the era whilst enjoying modern elements for easy living. The cottage purchased by Nathaniel Ireson - of Ireson Delft Pottery and part construction of Stourhead House - for the principle work of pottery, sculptures and stone masonry .
The well proportioned family home, offering flexible living space enjoys features such as: woodburner, fireplaces, exposed beams, wine cellar and windows with seats, fully fitted kitchen with breakfast area, dining room with french doors out to the garden and sitting room with lead latticed windows overlooking the vale - to name a few. The bedrooms are located on both floors with bathrooms, cloakroom and with the laundry room/boot room was were the kiln was housed - makes for a family home.
The outside is lovely with walled gardens, formal lawns and seating areas placed to enjoy the vista, vegetable plot, woodland and a Grade 11 Listed Gazebo. Formal hedging gives a feeling of privacy with the driveway sweeping past the property to the barn, currently used as a parking area with log store, enjoys access to the meeting/ party room and gardens.

SITUATION: Ireson Cottage, circa 1730's, is situated at the top of the 'no through lane' and enjoys easy access to the thriving town of Wincanton. Wincanton, located within the rolling hills and vales of Somerset and the River Brue, is a popular market town with an abundance of varied stone and brick properties. The town offers many essential business for every day needs such as: post office, general stores, antique outlets, doctors, dentists, health and sports centre, public houses and eateries. There are many major routes such as: A303 to the home counties, London and Exeter, A37 to the historic cities of Bath and Bristol and motorway connections making the south west easily accessible and commuter viable. Many Independent and Community schools of repute such as: Hazlegrove in Sparkford, Millfield in Street, Wells Cathedral School and Bruton with Kings and Sexey's.

DIRECTION: From Castle Cary proceed on the A371 towards Wincanton. Take the first exit at the Holbrook roundabout down West Hill and left onto Church View. Continue through the town and just after the shopping area turn left onto Grants Lane and at the top of the hill bear right. First left through a five bar gate and follow the drive. Located by a Lands board.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 June 2012

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