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5 bedroom cottage for sale


Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Pretty Village Cottage
  • Immacutely Presented
  • Character, Period Features And Charm
  • Great Road Links'

Full description

An attractive and very well presented Grade ll Listed home with versatile family accommodation, garden and outbuildings, situated in the heart of a popular village.

Communications - The market town of Yeovil 6 miles, Sherborne is 9 miles, Ilcheser 2 ?? miles, A303 trunk road 1mile, which links to the M3 and London within about 2 hours drive. Mainline Train Services: Yeovil to London Waterloo in 2?? hours. International Airports: Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol all within 1?? hours.

Situation - Church Farm Cottage is situated in the heart of the popular village of Podimore next to the Church of St. Peter. The village benefits from a public house and local amenities are nearby at Ilchester which has a Post Office/Shop and primary school. Podimore lies north of the commercial centre of Yeovil and the market town of Sherborne, which dominated by its Abbey is widely regarded as one of the most attractive towns in Dorset. The village also lies just a short distance from the A303 Trunk road which leads to London and the West Country.

Education - Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the area including Sherborne Boys, Girls and Prep, St Anthony???s Leweston, St Marys Shaftesbury, Bruton, Bryanston, Millfield and Milton Abbey. Independent schools details The Ilchester Primary School and Huish Episcopi secondary school are highly regarded. State schools information

Local, Sporting & Recreational - Plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside. Racing is at Wincanton. Hunting is with the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance. Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the World Heritage Designated Jurassic Coast (location of the 2012 Olympics). For further tourism and leisure information see

Church Farm Cottage - Approached from the village lane adjacent to its namesake Church, Church Farm Cottage is constructed in traditional stone architecture and thatch, with a very well presented interior of period features, such as plank and muntin panelling, open fireplaces, timbers and flagstone floors; coupled with a modern kitchen fitted with an oil-fired Aga and quality appliances such as the Bosch hob and oven and integrated white goods. The Cottage blends character and period charm with modern day living and functionality. The rear extension which was added in 2001, seamlessly replicates the original cottage with the use of local Blue Lias stone under thatch with brick chimneys.

Layout - The house extends to some 2551ft?? [237m2](GIA) and consists of: ??? Entrance Hall ??? Hall ??? Dining Room ??? Sitting Room ??? Garden Room ??? Family Kitchen/Breakfast Room with oil-fired Aga and Bosch hob/oven ??? Utility Room ??? Cloakroom ??? Master Bedroom with adjoining Shower Room ??? Guest Bedroom with adjoining Bathroom ??? Three Further Bedrooms ??? Family Bathroom

Garden & Outbuildings - Tarmac and Stone paved parking. The garden lies to the rear (West) and mainly consists of a level lawn with a gravelled terrace and raised border. Quaint stone and clay tiled potting shed/Summer house. Stone steps lead up to concrete hard standing with timber outbuildings, currently consisting of two stables, workshop and store.

Lot 2 - There is a plot of land adjacent to the property and directly in front of St. Peter???s Church which is for sale by separate negotiation.

Agents Notes - Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2.These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning; building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

Authorities - South Somerset District Council. Tel: 01935 462 462. Somerset County Council. Tel: 0845 345 9166.

Council Tax - House Band ???F???, ??2,084.51 for 2015/16.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil-fired Central heating. Broadband and telephone.

Directions - Proceeding west on the A303 pass the turning to RNAS Yeovilton and just before the road becomes a dual carriageway bear left signed to Podimore. Continue about ?? mile passing The Podymore Inn and take the next left turn into Church Street. Continue about 300m passing a red telephone box and Church Farm Cottage will be found just after the church on the right. See location map for alternative routes.

Postcode - BA22 8JE

Viewings - Strictly by appointment through the agents on 01935 815391. Please contact James Law or Cantie Speid-Soote for further details or email

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05 September 2016


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