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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Elmhurst, EASTERTOWN, Lympsham, Somerset


Property Description

Key features

  • Well presented four bedroom period property
  • Three reception rooms and two studies
  • Large conservatory
  • Extensive grounds measuring just over 3 acres
  • Four stables and further outbuildings
  • Attractive formal gardens
  • Long private driveway
  • Double Garage and off road parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Elmhurst is an attractive four bedroom family home thought to date back to the 1860's and offers generous accommodation, land and outbuildings well suited to families and equestrian enthusiasts. The current owners have lived there for 30 years and during that time this well presented semi detached house has undergone some significant refurbishment, while keeping in mind the many period features seen throughout. The house itself has three reception rooms, a conservatory, two studies, a kitchen with a boot room and utility leading off. The property is tucked away off a country lane at the end of a long private driveway. There is separate detached double garage and plenty of additional off road parking. In addition to the front garden there are two formal garden areas with mature trees and wild flowers as well as three paddocks, four stables, a foaling box and a tack room all thought to measure in total just over three acres.

Property ref: 121_2366_4244326

For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS24 0HP.

About the Area 
Eastertown sits on the edge of the highly sought after village of Lympsham which has amenities including a village store and post office, church, village green for sporting activities including tennis and cricket with a shared pavilion for members also serving food. There is a pre-school and a junior school in the village and the property is situated within the catchment area of Hugh Sexeys and Kings of Wessex schools. Within easy commuting distance is the major city of Bristol. The nearby coastal towns of Weston super Mare and Burnham on Sea are also within easy travelling distance and Junction 22 of the M5 is just 5 miles away. There are mainline railway stations at Highbridge and Weston super Mare and Bristol Airport is approximately 18 miles away.

The property is thought to have 3.16 acres in total of land split into 3 paddocks and gardens. From the lane the long private driveway leads to the gravelled drive and the front garden. This area is enclosed by mature hedging with a range of established flower borders. There is pathway leading to the front door. Opposite the driveway is the first of the paddocks which is thought to measure a third of an acre and is enclosed by hedging and fencing. The rear gardens have a perfect combination of well manicured, ornamental gardens with sweeping lawns, orchards and paddocks. There is a fully enclosed turnout area which was being used to look after horses but is now part used for chickens with runs to the rear and side. There are two wooden bridges over the Rhyne which attracts the local wildlife and also connects the lawn areas together. One of the lawn areas over a bridge has a range of flowering shrubs and a range of apple trees and walnuts. Further on from here is a...

Mains electric, oil fired central heating and private drainage. The current council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: E.

Detached Garage and Parking 
18' 11" x 18' 1" (5.77m x 5.51m) A double garage with twin up and over doors. Light and power connected and storage in the rafters. In addition to the double garage there is a private drive off of the lane with mature hedging either side and offering additional parking for at least four cars.

Stables and Outbuildings 
The first of the two stable blocks includes three stables: Stable/Barn One 15'2 x 11'5, Stable/Barn Two 15'2 x 13'8 and Stable/Barn Three 15'2 x 11'10. The second stable block has Stable/Barn Four 11'10 x 11'3, a Foaling Box 15'5 x 11'3 and a tack room 11'3 x 6'2. In addition there is a Garden Store 11'9 x 11'9 with a store room alongside 11'9 x 7'3.

Bedroom One 
13' 11" x 13' 10" (4.24m x 4.22m) Window to the side elevation with views over the garden. A range of built in wardrobes and a central feature fireplace with a decorative surround. A pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs. Decorative picture rail.

Bedroom Two 
12' 1" x 11' 11" (3.68m x 3.63m) Window to the rear elevation. A range of built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves and two built in bedside tables. A feature picture rail and central ceiling rose.

Bedroom Three 
13' 2" x 11' 2" (4.01m x 3.40m) Window to the side elevation taking in the views. A range of built in wardrobes and a built in open shelving unit. Another double bedroom with a feature fireplace with a decorative surround.

Bedroom Four 
9' 11" x 6' 7" (3.02m x 2.01m) Window to the side aspect taking in the views across the gardens and adjoining countryside. Feature picture rail and central ceiling rose.

Family Bathroom 
9' 11" x 8' 2" (3.02m x 2.49m) An enclosed bath with Burlington of London mixer tap over and mains shower connected with a rain shower head and a separate hand held shower head. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Half tiled walls with Victorian style tiling. Victorian style radiator with a towel holder attached. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving and access to the loft space.

Utility Room 
13' 7" x 5' 5" (4.14m x 1.65m) Used as day to day access to the property from the driveway, with a range of wall and base units with work surfaces over. Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Window to the rear and side elevation. Quarry tiled flooring. Also off of the kitchen is the:

Boot Room 
9' 1" x 7' (2.77m x 2.13m) Window to the side elevation and exposed wooden flooring. Door to:

Study Two 
11' 3" x 7' (3.43m x 2.13m) This room is currently set up as a study but easily offers a range of different uses. Two windows overlooking the side elevation. Also off the entrance hallway is the:

Downstairs WC 
5' 1" x 2' 8" (1.55m x 0.81m) Corner wash hand basin and a low level WC. Tiling to water sensitive areas. Window to the rear elevation and exposed wood flooring.

From the entrance hallway stairs lead up to the:

An unusually spacious galleried landing with a window to the rear elevation. Picture rail and ceiling rose.

Dining Room 
16' 6" x 13' 11" (5.03m x 4.24m) Another room with a sliding sash bay window to the front elevation. A wood burning stove with decorative tiled surround, sitting on a slate hearth. Original coving and a picture rail.

Study One 
10' x 5' 10" (3.05m x 1.78m) Window to the rear elevation and coving to the ceiling. Door to:

18' 1" x 12' (5.51m x 3.66m) A wonderful addition to the house with windows and doors overlooking the front garden. Natural stone flooring.

Back to the entrance hallway and door to:

Breakfast Room 
14' 3" x 11' 6" (4.34m x 3.51m) This room could be used as a day to day informal dining room linked to the kitchen and the formal dining room. A window to the side elevation, coving and dado rail. Exposed wooden flooring. Plenty of space for a table and chairs. Door to:

Family Kitchen 
14' 3" x 12' 3" (4.34m x 3.73m) A range of wall and base solid wooden units with oak work surfaces over. One and a half ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Central island with cupboards and drawers offering further storage. An integrated Bosch dishwasher, microwave and under counter fridge. A Rangemaster professional plus two oven and five ring hob with a Rangemaster extractor fan above. Window to the rear elevation and quarry tiled flooring. Door out to the:

Entrance through a half glazed door into a tiled room ideally for hanging coats and storing shoes. A further glazed door opens in to the entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor.

Sitting Room 
16' 6" x 13' 10" (5.03m x 4.22m) A feature bay window with a sliding sash double glazed window to the front elevation. Open fire place with wooden surround sitting on a marble hearth. Coving to the ceiling and a picture rail.

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23 September 2016


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