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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Portcuil, CHAPEL ALLERTON, Somerset

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached cottage dating back to c.1750
  • Upgraded and improved throughout
  • Five bedrooms with en suite to master
  • Large sitting room with Inglenook fireplace
  • Family room off the sitting room
  • Garden room with a vaulted ceiling
  • Spacious kitchen breakfast room
  • Generous garden mainly laid to lawn
  • Double length garage and workshop

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Portcuil is an attractive five bedroom detached period cottage located within the popular village of Chapel Allerton. Thought to date back to c.1750 this spacious and charming family home retains many period features including a large and impressive inglenook in the sitting room and exposed beams throughout. Over the years the current owners have extended and extensively improved the property including the addition of a large garden room. They have also created a lovely dual aspect kitchen breakfast room and added under floor heating throughout most of the ground floor and the garden room. On the ground floor level there is also a family room off the sitting room. The first floor accommodation includes a master bedroom with an ensuite. In addition there are four other bedrooms, three are doubles and one currently used as a dressing room and the family bathroom. Outside, the property benefits from a large rear garden which is private and mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees and shrubs. The driveway leads to a double length garage with a workshop on the end. In addition to the garage there is plenty of off road parking.

Property ref: 121_2366_3981903

Entrance 
Steps from the drive lead down to the entrance to the property which is through an attractive timber and glass porch with oak detail. The spacious and light entrance hall has a Travertine floor, consistent throughout most of the ground floor. Stairs lead up to the split landing and first floor with storage under. Under floor heating.

Door to:

Kitchen Breakfast Room 
26' 3" x 12' 8" (8.00m x 3.86m at its widest point) A wonderful family kitchen clearly defined into the dining and kitchen areas. Windows overlook the front elevation on to Front Street with views of the village. Space for a wood burning stove (not included) to be inset into a flag stone recess with a wooden beam over. Central exposed ceiling beam. The kitchen area has a window overlooking the rear garden and a range of cream fronted base and wall cupboards with Indian granite work surfaces over. Inset double bowl stainless steel sink with a brushed chrome mixer tap. Itho 100c tap. Induction five ring Neff electric hob. Two Neff ovens to include a warming tray and integrated combination microwave oven. Integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Recessed down lighting throughout.

Also off of the hallway is the:

Sitting Room 
26' 11" x 14' 4" (8.20m x 4.37m) Wonderful Inglenook fireplace with a flag stone hearth, a wood burning stove and an original bread oven. Two windows overlook the front elevation, one has a window seat. Oak floor boards. Two exposed ceiling beams. Wall light points.

Steps down to the:

Family Room 
14' 2" x 9' 5" (4.32m x 2.87m) Three exposed ceiling beams and again facing the front elevation on to Front Street. Travertine flooring. Down lighting. Currently used as a family room but could easily be used as a study.

Back to the entrance hall and a door to:

Utility and Downstairs WC 
8' 5" x 7' 7" (2.57m x 2.31m) Window overlooking the rear garden. Base and wall cupboard with roll top work surface over. Space for freestanding white goods and plumbing for a washing machine. Travertine flooring. Wash hand basin and a low level WC.

From the hall stairs lead up to a half landing and access to the:

Garden Room 
15' 7" x 13' 5" (4.75m x 4.09m) A wonderful light and spacious family room with bifolding doors opening out to the garden. Two further windows with oak sills overlook the rear elevation and the garden. Two oak ceiling beams. Travertine floor.

Further stairs then lead up to the:

Master Bedroom 
14' 3" x 12' 8" (4.34m x 3.86m) Two windows overlook both the front and the rear elevations including open countryside views. Double wardrobe with hanging rails. Central ceiling light. Radiator.

Door to:

Master En Suite 
10' 3" x 6' 1" (3.12m x 1.85m) Window with deep sill. Large low profile shower tray with a chrome deluge shower. Wash hand basin on a slate surface and cupboards under. Chrome ladder style radiator. Fully tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom Two 
13' 5" x 10' 7" (4.09m x 3.23m) Window to the front elevation with open views. Radiator.

Bedroom Three 
15' 3" x 12' 7" (4.65m x 3.84m) A spacious dual aspect room with views to the front and side elevations. Double fitted wardrobe and a further single cupboard. Radiator. Loft access.

Bedroom Four 
10' 1" x 10' 2" (3.07m x 3.10m) To the rear elevation. Built in book shelving and floor to ceiling wardrobe cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom Five 
8' 5" x 7' 7" (2.57m x 2.31m) Located at the half landing level and currently used as a dressing room to the master bedroom. Window over looking the rear garden. Range of built in book shelving. Radiator.

Family Bathroom 
10' 3" x 8' 6" (3.12m x 2.59m measurement taken into shower recess) Fully tiled room with a walk in shower with a deluge shower head and tiled niche for bottles etc. Free standing 'bateau bath' with wall mounted mixer. Circular wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboards under. Low level WC. Two chrome ladder style radiators. Window to the rear elevation with a deep sill.

Outside 
A five bar wooden gate encloses the rear of the property from the lane with mature country hedging and a stone wall. The drive at the rear as well as the rear garden is enclosed and private. From the drive a path and steps lead down to the porch and front door. A path leads all the way round for access out on to front of the property and on to Front Street. The gardens are well maintained with a good size lawn, mature trees and shrubs and herbaceous planting. There is a sunny patio area with a mature fig tree growing against the stone wall of one of the outbuildings.

Garage, Workshop and Parking 
The Garage 30' 3" x 9' 11" (9.22m x 3.02m) is stone built under a tiled and felted roof with a window to the side. Fitted with light and power. In addition to the double length garage there is plenty of off road parking on the drive. There is an adjoining Workshop 14'2" x 9'11" (4.31m x 3.02) The workshop is also fitted with light and power.

Outside Boiler Room 
Accessed from the rear and adjoining the utility room is the boiler room with the oil fired central heating boiler and a pressurised hot water cylinder. This is an ideal drying area.

Services and General Information 
Mains electricity and water. Heating and plumbing upgraded in 2005 with an oil fired central heating system. Private drainage upgraded around 2005 with a new Biodigester septic tank. Replacement roofs c.2011. Garden room extension in 2008. Kitchen replaced in 2015. Super fast broadband (100megs) due to be installed shortly. Loft space fully insulated with 12" fibre. 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 of this property is: BS26 2PH. From our Wedmore office, travel up Church Street and take the first turning on the right hand side in to Lascot Hill. Pass Wedmore Golf club and keep on travelling until you pass the Windmill and then take the second left hand turning sign posted Chapel Allerton. At the 'T' junction turn right and take the second left hand turning into Back Road, Portcuil is on the left hand side with our 'for sale' board outside.

About the Area 
Chapel Allerton is a small village in beautiful countryside with a thriving community. It is undoubtedly one of the most popular residential areas in this part of Somerset. The nearby local public house has recently been refurbished and reopened with a restaurant featuring renowned smoked fish. It also trades during the day as a local farm shop. Wedmore, Cheddar Burnham-On-Sea and Wells all are within easy reach and provide a wide range of facilities. The larger towns of the area including Bristol are within easy commuting distance. Bristol International Airport is just 18 miles away and nearby train stations from Highbridge and Weston-Super-Mare offer services to London Paddington. There are a number of primary schools within a few miles and a bus service in the village running to the nearby Hugh Sexey Middle School as well as the Kings of Wessex School (13 to 18 years). Independent schools within easy reach include Sidcot, Wells Cathedral, Millfield and the Taunton schools.

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19 November 2016

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Nearest station

  • Highbridge & Burnham (5.9 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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