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10 bedroom detached house for sale

Near Thorncombe, Chard Junction Chard, West Dorset, TA20

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedroom Farmhouse
  • 1 Bed Annexe
  • 3 Bed Barn
  • 2 Bed Barn
  • Holiday Letting Business
  • Wonderful Gardens
  • 2.50 Acres (1.00 ha )

Full description

Renovated character farmhouse, holiday cottages and Victorian annexe in 2.5 Acres. 4 bed farmhouse, 1 bedroom annexe, 3 and 2 bed barn conversions. Beautiful gardens, stream, paddocks and pond.

Situation - Set in a rural location between the villages of Thorncombe and Tatworth in West Dorset, on the meeting point of Somerset and Devon, these nearby villages provide a good range of local facilities, including a village shop, church, school and public house. Hodgeditch Farm lies between the market towns of Chard (3 miles to the north) and Axminster (6 miles south), both provide a range of day to day facilities including a mainline London Waterloo station at Axminster and at Crewkerne.
 
The county town of Taunton is some 17 miles to the north west, via the A358, with access to the M5 motorway and mainline London to Paddington station. There is good access to the A30 and A303 ensuring easy east-west communications.
 
The south coast at Lyme Regis is some 13 miles to the south, a designated a World Heritage Site, and an area rich in natural history, but also a place of great beauty with its cliffs and dramatic scenery.

Description - Hodgeditch Farm forms a wonderful opportunity to buy a character farmhouse with flexible accommodation, alongside an established successful holiday letting enterprise with 3 cottages. The properties would be flexible for a range of uses as the two holiday cottages have planning consent to be used for full time residence, albeit tied with the farmhouse.

The Farmhouse - Restored character farmhouse with well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room with solid wood units under granite worktops and incorporating fitted Miele appliances such as microwave, espresso coffee machine (available separately) and dishwasher, the Falcon range cooker (available separately) is pleasingly set within an old fireplace. The Travertine floor tiles from the Kitchen continue through to the Oak frame living room. There a dining room with wood burner, study, WC and utility. The master bedroom is on the ground floor with steps up to the stylish wet room. On the first floor are three double bedrooms, a refitted bathroom and separate shower room. Adjoining the farmhouse is a laundry room and store.

Rose Garden Cottage - Sleeps 2 - Adjoining the farmhouse through interconnecting doors, the cottage forms an annexe to the house comprising of a sitting room with fireplace on the ground floor and a double bedroom with en suite and a kitchenette on the first floor.

The Old Barn - Sleeps 6 - This generous cottage has three bedrooms (1 with en suite) and a family bathroom. On the ground floor a large kitchen/dining room with, oven, ceramic halogen hob, integrated fridge/freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher . The spacious sitting room has a feature fireplace with wood burning stove and French doors opening to a patio. There is also a conservatory, WC and an adjoining garage allowing an opportunity for a 4th bedroom or to split into additional accommodation subject to consents.

The Stables - Sleeps 4 - This light and airy two double bedroom detached cottage has its own private garden to the rear and parking to the side. The vaulted ceilings create a feeling of space, whilst the open plan kitchen/living room has a fitted kitchen with electric oven and hob whilst a wood burning stove creates a cosy atmosphere. There is a family bathroom.

Grounds - The property is approached over its long private tarmac drive (neighbours have a right of way) past a useful garage/store, hard standing and lovely wildlife pond area, the drive continues sweeping past the farmhouse up into the courtyard and the private parking for the farmhouse and separate parking for the cottages.

The gardens adjacent to The Farmhouse and Rose Garden Cottage are wonderfully landscaped with established rose beds, well pruned hedges and mature herbaceous borders providing secluded distinct areas to enjoy.

The land is split into three enclosed fenced paddocks running down to a small stream.

Services - Mains water and electric. Private drainage. Oil -fired central heating.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment only via Stags 01404 45885. Please note it may not always be possible to view the cottages due to holiday bookings.

Directions - From the A30 near Cricket st Thomas head south west on the B3167 towards Axminster. After a short distance turning left on the B3162 heading to Winsham and Bridport. Take the first right to Thorncombe. After a short distance bear left at the fork passing Forde Abbey on your right. At the T-Junction turn right to Chard and Axminster. Go past the old quarry workings on your right and before you get to Chard Junction the driveway is on your right, marked with the name of the property.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.


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