5 bedroom country house for sale

Mark, Somerset

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Situated in the often requested Village of Mark which is within The Cheddar Valley School Catchment and within easy day driving distance of Millfield & Sidcot Private Schools. Excellent and easy access to the M5 Motorway Network. Old Auster is a fine Grade II listed Georgian Country House with a later Regency extension. It provides generous accommodation comprising: entrance hall, three reception rooms, fitted kitchen, breakfast room, utility, cloakroom, five double bedrooms and three bathrooms. Set within 0.53 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, ample parking / garaging and useful outbuildings. Beyond the garden is a 2 acre paddock

Property ref: 121_2375_4199160

Entrance Hall 
Door to the front with glazed fan-light, ceiling coving, arch to inner hallway, staircase with wooden balustrade rising to the first floor, under-stairs cupboard, side entrance with door and glazed fan-light, secondary staircase to the first floor, three radiators, telephone point, fully glazed door to rear porch.

Sitting Room 
27' 10" x 13' (8.48m x 3.96m) Originally two rooms, now providing a large split level room. Double glazed sliding sash window to the front with working shutters, ornate Adam style fireplace with marble insert and slate hearth housing an open "Jetmaster" style fire, ceiling coving, step down to lower level with casement window(with secondary double glazing) , ceiling coving, telephone point, television point, recessed display niche, two radiators.

Dining Room 
14' 9" x 14' 7" (4.50m x 4.44m) Double glazed sliding sash window to the front with working shutters, uPVC double glazed casement window to the side, Minster stone fireplace, ceiling rose and coving, wall lights, serving hatch from kitchen, radiator.

Kitchen 
12' 2" x 9' 10" (3.71m x 3.00m) Fitted with a range of oak wall and base units with contrasting roll edge work-tops, inset gas hob (Calor), integrated electric oven, integrated microwave, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel double drainer sink with mixer tap and filter cold water tap, plumbing and space for dish-washer, space for fridge, cupboard housing "Keston" gas fired condensing boiler (Calor) which provides central heating and domestic hot water, spot-lights, telephone point, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden, tiled floor, arch to:

Breakfast Room 
18' x 12' 5" (5.49m x 3.78m) Fitted with a range of oak wall and base units with wooden work-tops, glazed display cabinets, gas fired AGA cooker, double glazed French doors opening to the garden, casement window, spot-lights, radiator.

Snug 
18' x 13' (5.49m x 3.96m) Forming part of the older part of the property, large, Inglenook fireplace with recessed open fire and flag-stone hearth, casement window to the side, two further small double glazed windows within inglenook, fitted corner cupboard, wall lights, radiator.

Rear Porch 
Glazed roof, quarry tiled floor, door to garden and door to:

Utility Room 
23' 7" x 8' 2" (7.19m x 2.49m) Casement window and skylight, quarry tiled floor, fitted with a range of base un its with contrasting roll edge work-tops, sink unit with stainless steel sink with mixer taps, space for freezers etc, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble drier, double glazed door to garden, door to:

Cloakroom 
A generous sized room fitted with a low level closed coupled wc and corner wash hand basin, ceramic wall tiling, tiled floor, extractor fan.

First Floor landing 
"Velux "window providing natural light, built-in storage cupboard, built in airing cupboard, smoke alarm.

Bedroom 1 
20' 7" x 14' 8" (6.27m x 4.47m) A large bedroom with two original sliding sash windows (with secondary glazing) which enjoy open views over the surrounding countryside, extensive range of built-in wardrobes, ceiling coving, period style fireplace with wrought iron insert, two radiators.

Bedroom 2 
13' 9" x 14' 8" (4.19m x 4.47m) Original sliding sash windows (with secondary glazing), second window to the side, ceiling coving, pictures rail, built-in wardrobe,

Bedroom 3 
13' 1" x 12' 5" (3.99m x 3.78m) Period style window (with secondary glazing), radiator. This room is currently used as a study.

Bedroom 4 
18' 4" x 13' 2" (5.59m x 4.01m) A large double bedroom with a casement window to the side (with secondary glazing) and two further windows to the rear, radiator, large wardrobe recess with hanging rails, access to roof-space.

Bedroom 5 
17' 8" x 9' (5.38m x 2.74m) uPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator, door to:

En Suite Bathroom 
Fitted with a four piece white suite comprising: panelled bath with "telephone style" shower / mixer taps, low level close coupled wc, wash hand basin in vanity unit with storage beneath and glazed shower cubicle with "Mira" mixer shower, chrome heated towel rail, radiator, ceramic wall tiling, built-in storage cupboards, extractor fan, uPVC double glazed window.

Family Bathroom 
Fitted with a coloured suite comprising: panelled bath with "telephone style" shower / mixer taps, pedestal wash hand basin and low level close coupled wc, ceramic wall tiling, heated towel rail, extractor fan, uPVC double glazed window with obscure glass.

Shower room 
Fitted with a fully tiled shower cubicle with "Mira" electric shower, corner wash hand basin and low level close coupled wc, radiator, uPVC double glazed window with obscure glass.

To The Front, Rear & Side 
Old Auster is approached via twin wrought iron gates on listed stone pillars into a wide gravel driveway which leads to ample parking / turning space adjacent to the garaging. At the front the garden is enclosed by tall natural hedging which provides a high level of privacy. There are a number of large mature trees including ash and copper beech. At the front a wide pedestrian pathway leads to the front door, the front garden is laid to lawn with well stocked borders to the West is a large area of well landscaped gardens, again laid to lawn with well tended and stocked beds with maturing shrubs and fruit trees. There is a paved seating area adjacent to the breakfast room, traditional potting shed, an attractive pillared and trellis wall screens the vegetable production area. To the rear of the double garage / workshop is an attractive, sheltered, paved seating area created for the current owners by the Sloane landscaping company. This has become known as "Sloane Sq...

2 Acre Paddock 
Beyond the garden accessed via a five bar gate is a level paddock measuring 2 acres, It contains four walnut trees, two willow trees and benefits from access at the rear on to a drove allowing horse riders to ride out without joining the highway.

Double Garage / Barn 
25' 9" x 14' 5" (7.85m x 4.39m) Converted from a former barn, principally constructed of stone with a pitched tiled roof. Twin metal, "up and over" doors, light and power connected.

Workshop 
13' 1" x 10' 4" (3.99m x 3.15m) At the rear of the double garage with light and power connected.

Car Port 
26' 9" x 11' 4" (8.15m x 3.45m) An open fronted car- port.

Greenhouse 
12' 9" x 7' 4" (3.89m x 2.24m) Glazed roof, raised beds, rainwater tank.

Toolstore 
Useful, lockable store

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  • Highbridge & Burnham (2.9 mi)
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