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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Somerset Cottage, Harp Road, BRENT KNOLL, Somerset

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Deceptively Spacious detached cottage
  • Four receptions and a conservatory
  • Five double bedrooms and two en suites
  • Options for a ground floor 6th bedroom
  • Family bathroom and ground floor shower room
  • Private gardens in a very generous plot
  • Detached double garage and workshop
  • Access at side of the house offers B&B potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Somerset Cottage is a deceptively spacious detached cottage set in a generous plot offering versatile accommodation. Originally part of the Somerset Court estate, believed to have been built approximately 250 years ago, the property now offers a welcoming reception hall, a spacious kitchen with a dining/breakfast room leading off and a separate utility room. Also on the ground floor is a large sitting room with a conservatory leading off and a dining room. There is also a study/hobbies room which could be used as a ground floor bedroom, located next to the ground floor shower room. On the first floor there are five double bedrooms, two with en-suites and the family bathroom. As well as the en suite the master bedroom also has a dressing area, walk in wardrobe and a balcony. Gardens surround the property which are mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders and enclosed by mature hedging and fencing. There are two decked areas one with a summerhouse. There is a detached double garage and workshop and off road parking for several cars.

Property ref: 121_2366_4208359

Reception Hall 
13' 5" x 9' 10" (4.09m x 3.00m) Entrance to the property is under a stone built porch which leads into a 'snug' with flagstone flooring and a feature stone wall. Window to the front elevation. Door to:

Inner Hallway 
Stairs leading to the first floor with an under stairs storage area. A large cloaks cupboard with hanging rail. Flagstone flooring. Door to:

Sitting Room 
23' 1" x 11' 10" (7.04m x 3.61m) A spacious room with a multi fuel burning stove on a stone hearth with a stone faced chimney breast. Window to the rear elevation. Door opens into the:

Conservatory 
11' 8" x 9' 10" (3.56m x 3.00m) A dwarf wall construction under a polycarbonate roof. Windows overlooking the rear garden and double doors open to the garden. Central ceiling fan and light. Back to the hallway and a door opens into the:

Dining Room 
16' 7" x 11' 11" (5.05m x 3.63m) Window to the rear elevation and double doors opening into the garden. Ceiling beams and a dado rail. Back to the hallway and a door opens into the:

Kitchen 
16' 6" x 14' 2" (5.03m x 4.32m) A dual aspect room with windows to the front and side elevation. A L-shaped kitchen with a range of wall and base pine units with work surfaces over. A single sink and drainer overlooking the side garden. A Rangemaster electric cooker with extractor fan over. Space for a dishwasher and under counter fridge. The American style fridge/freezer is under separate negotiation. Beamed ceiling with inset spotlights. Tiled surrounds and tiled flooring. A half glazed door opens to the utility room. Set off the kitchen is the breakfast area measuring 9' 9" x 7' 2" (3.04m x 2.22m) with a feature brick wall and a window to the front elevation.

Door to:

Utility Room 
11' x 6' 7" (3.35m x 2.01m) Window to the rear elevation and door to the side elevation. A range of wall and base units with work surfaces over. Space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A Belfast sink overlooking the rear garden. The oil fired boiler supplying the hot water and central heating is located in here.

Back to the inner hallway and a door to:

Study 
10' 5" x 9' 10" (3.18m x 3.00m) Window to the front elevation. Built in storage cupboard in the recess with shelves above. Panelled to dado rail height.

Hobbies Room 
10' 5" x 9' 6" (3.18m x 2.90m) This room is currently being used as a hobbies room but could be used as a ground floor bedroom. Window to the front elevation. If used as a bedroom it is conveniently located next to:

Ground Floor Shower Room 
6' x 5' 11" (1.83m x 1.80m) A fully tiled shower cubicle with main shower connected. A vanity wash hand basin and low level WC. Half tiled walls and tiled flooring. A shelved recess area and a window to the side elevation.

Back to the hallway and stairs rise to the:

First Floor Landing 
Spacious 'L' shaped landing area with an exposed feature brick wall. Built in storage cupboard and an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving. Window to the rear elevation. Access to the loft space. A Velux roof window was filled in and covered and could easily be reinstated to allow in further light.

Master Bedroom 
24' x 11' 9" (7.32m x 3.58m) A light and spacious room with two windows overlooking the rear garden. Large dressing area at one end with a door to the:

Master En Suite 
5' 4" x 7' 2" (1.63m x 2.18m) Fully tiled shower cubicle with a Mira electric shower. Pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Tiled walls and ceramic tiled flooring. Extractor fan. Also off of the master bedroom is a:

Walk in Wardrobe 
7' 10" x 6' 8" (2.39m x 2.03m) A walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and a large shelving above.

A door from the master bedroom leads out to the:

Balcony 
12' 7" x 6' (3.84m x 1.83m) This is a lovely area to enjoy the sun overlooking the rear and side gardens with decking and balustrading.

Bedroom Two 
15' 5" x 11' 9" (4.70m x 3.58m) Window to the rear elevation. Door to fire escape stairs leading down to the side garden and parking. This private access offers potential for B&B or a holiday let or may be equally well suited to a teenager etc. Built in double wardrobe with hanging rail. Door to:

En Suite 
7' 5" x 6' 5" (2.26m x 1.96m) Fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira electric shower. Vanity wash hand basin and a low level WC. Further tiling to dado height and an extractor fan. Window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Three 
10' 5" x 9' 6" (3.18m x 2.90m) Window to the front elevation. Access to the loft space.

Bedroom Four 
10' 8" x 10' (3.25m x 3.05m) Window to the front elevation. Built in wardrobe and cupboard with hanging rail and shelving.

Bedroom Five 
11' 2" x 10' 2" (3.40m x 3.10m) Another double bedroom with a window to the front elevation. Display shelving in the recess.

Family Bathroom 
10' 5" x 9' 10" (3.18m x 3.00m) Panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Tiling to dado height. Window to the front elevation.

Outside 
From the road a large gravel drive offers parking for several cars and leads to the double garage and attached workshop. Gardens surround the property which is set in a very generous plot. Around the front, side and rear the garden is mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. In one corner there is a decked area with a greenhouse and at the rear boundary there is a further decking area with a summerhouse. There is a large patio area across the back of the property which is also accessed from the conservatory. The garden is enclosed by mature hedging and fencing with easy access around the entire property. with well establish flower and shrub borders.

Double Garage and Workshop 
17' 9" x 16' 8" (5.41m x 5.08m) Two single up and over doors with storage in the rafters. Two windows to the rear elevation, power and light. Opening to the workshop which measures 12' 0" x 9' 7" (3.7m x 2.9m). The workshop has power, light, a useful storage area and a window to the front elevation and a useful storage space.

Services 
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: F.

Location 
For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: TA9 4HQ. Our for sale board is located outside the property.

About the Area 
Brent Knoll is a charming village with a strong community. Within a short distance is the local and well regarded primary school, a 14th century church, the village hall, post office, store and a pub/restaurant. The property is conveniently located for the A38 with easy access to Bristol. The M5 motorway network is minutes away and Bristol International Airport is approx. 14 miles away. There is a choice of excellent independent and state secondary schools nearby suitable for all ages.

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06 August 2016

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  • Highbridge & Burnham (2.2 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Highbridge & Burnham (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Charles Barnard, Wedmore - Signature Homes

Saxon House, The Borough, Wedmore, BS28 4EB

01934 267050 Local call rate

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