4 bedroom detached house for saleChurch Hill, Templecombe, Somerset, BA8 0HQ
Guide Price £650,000
- CHARMING COTTAGE IN HEART OF THE VILLAGE
- SPACIOUS AND CHARACTERFUL ACCOMMODATION
- 4 RECEPTIONS AND 4 BEDROOMS
- FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN
- BEAUTIFUL GARDENS
- GARAGE AND OFF STREET PARKING.
Originally built in the 18th century with a Victorian extension, this Grade II listed cottage not only provides exceptional accommodation, but enjoys a fabulous garden and has the benefit of a central village location.
Ground Floor: The property is entered via the front door leading into a spacious entrance hall with wood panelling and flagstone floor tiles. This is a lovely, bright space, with a tall, arched window to the side and stairs to the first floor and galleried landing. To the front of the house is a cosy study with fireplace and original cupboards with shelves. Beyond this room is another home office, with a unit housing the boiler. From here a door leads to the ground floor cloakroom with toilet, basin and corner shower unit.
The kitchen is a delightful, bright and sunny room overlooking the garden to the rear and windows to the side. Fitted with a range of wall and floor units under wood work surface, belfast sink unit and tiled floor. There is an attractive original fireplace with brick surround, cupboards and hatch through to the Dining Room, space and plumbing for washing maching, tumble dryer and dish washer, Neff oven and Bosch ceramic hob. Space for fridge/freezer and ample space for kitchen table and chairs. The dining room is another very pretty room with doors and window to the garden, wood panelling to the walls, cast iron fireplace with large wood surround. The main reception room is truely exceptional in both size and features. With herringbone wood floor, large bay window to front and double doors to the garden, stone fireplace with wooden surround, picture rail and ornate central ceiling rose.
First Floor: The master bedroom is, again, an amazing bedroom, being double aspect so very bright. Featuring an ornate cast iron fireplace, range of fitted wardrobes and ample space for further free standnig bedroom furniture. The windows have pretty window seats and the views over the garden are truely delightful. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are both very attractive rooms and enjoy rear views. The fourth bedroom is to the front of the house, and there is a large cupboard on the landing. The family bathroom is decorated in keeping with the period. There is a shower cubicle with jet shower fittings, bath, low level WC and wash hand basin. There is an airing cupboard housing hot water tank with shelves over.
Outside: The cottage is located in a quiet corner of a no-through section of road. There is a wall and hedge to the front with gate and path leading to the front door and an attractive small grass area to the front. The rear garden is a real feature of the property and is 0.6 acres in size. There is a paved terrace at the back of the house, and from there, steps to the large lawn. The garden has been beautifully maintained and enjoys a number of seating areas, trellises, apple, pear and plum trees, vegetable garden and a host of flower beds with an array of beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees. It is fully walled and secure. There is a stone shed for storing garden tools.
To the side of the house, there is off street parking and door to the garage which has light and power. Beyond the garage is the original stable block providing good storage area and ladder giving access to the upper level, with window for natural light.
Templecombe is to the west of the Blackmore Vale, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the North Dorset and South Somerset borders and is easily accessible by road and rail. The village has a primary school, village shop, post office, public house and a thriving village community. Templecombe has a mainline rail station to London Waterloo and Exeter. The A303 (3 miles) links to the West Country, Home Counties and London and gives access to the motorway network. Wincanton and Stalbridge are both about 4 miles away, Sturminster Newton 9 miles, Sherborne 8 miles, Yeovil 14 miles and the ancient hill top town of Shaftesbury is about 10 miles away. Bath, Bournemouth, Bristol, Poole, Taunton, Weymouth and the World Heritage Jurassic coast are all about an hour or less by car.
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