5 bedroom detached house for saleHare Lane, Buckland St. Mary, Chard, Somerset
Sold STC £798,500
This centuries old detached farmhouse has been substantially extended and remodelled in more recent years by the current owners, to provide a substantial family house. The spacious accommodation is light and airy and provides great flexibility and is currently configured to provide two units of accommodation. Alternatively, the property can be occupied as one substantial 5 bedroom house and if required a ground floor and first floor study could be utilised as bedrooms providing 7 in total.
The property is offered in excellent order throughout with modern kitchens and bathrooms, is double glazed and has oil fired central heating. The gardens and grounds have been equally well maintained and provide a stunning setting for the house. Beyond the gardens can be found a Stable yard with further outbuildings and well fenced paddocks. In all the grounds extend to about 4.34 acres.
The accommodation comprises:
Arched Entrance Porch with fitted seating with original hard wood and studded front entrance door, opening into the
Reception Hall with slate flooring and staircase to First Floor.
Sitting Room, a room of great character with large inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove on a raised flagstone hearth, window on the front elevation with window seat.
Dining Room, another good sized room with window overlooking the rear garden.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room, a beautiful addition to the property enjoying a double aspect and with part vaulted and glazed ceiling, making this a very light and airy room. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with roll top work surfaces with inset one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, inset induction hob with cooker hood over, built in AEG electric double oven, space for American style fridge freezer, built in wine cooler and AEG dishwasher, door to rear garden.
Utility Room with fitted work surface with inset single bowl, single drainer sink unit with cupboard below and space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems, built in shelved cupboard.
Study with window on the front elevation.
Shower Room with white suite comprising shower enclosure, wash hand basin and low level wc, fully tiled.
Landing with hatch to loft space.
Bedroom 1, of excellent proportions with one wall fitted with built in wardrobes with shelving and hanging rails, window on the rear elevation with extensive views.
En-Suite Shower Room with white suite comprising "double" shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc.
Bedroom 2, with built in wardrobes and dressing table, further built in shelved cupboard, hatch to loft space.
En-Suite Bathroom/Shower Room with white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc, separate tiled shower enclosure, shelved airing cupboard with factory insulated hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater.
Bedroom 3 with built in double wardrobe with shelf and hanging rail, window on the front elevation.
Family Bathroom with white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc.
Entrance Door with oak stable door, opening into an impressive
Reception Hall with slate floor and oak balustraded staircase rising to the first floor with understairs storage cupboard housing the Combi oil fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems, for this part of the house. Built in cloaks cupboard with shelving and hanging rail.
Cloakroom with white suite comprising close coupled wc, vanity basin with cupboards below.
Sitting Room, a beautifully proportioned double aspect room, offering light and airy accommodation with double glazed French doors opening onto the paved terrace. A large picture window on the rear elevation affords stunning views over the rear garden and to the surrounding countryside, fireplace with inset glass fronted stove on a raised flagstone hearth, five wall light points, archway through to
Dining Room, another large, well proportioned reception room with double glazed French doors opening onto the rear garden, affording lovely views over the garden and the surrounding countryside.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room, comprehensively fitted with a range of cream base and wall mounted units with oak work surfaces with inset Belfast style sink, tiled recess with inset Country Chef 'Range style' cooker, plumbing for dishwasher, space for upright fridge freezer.
Utility Area with built in AEG washing machine and separate tumble dryer, similar matching base and wall mounted units with fitted work tops and shelving over.
Landing with shelved linen cupboard, hatch to loft space.
Bedroom 4, another well proportioned room enjoying a pleasant double aspect and with stunning views over the surrounding countryside, three built in double wardrobes with shelving and hanging rails, further single wardrobe with shelving and hanging rail.
En-Suite Bathroom/Shower Room, beautifully appointed with white suite comprising panelled bath, vanity basin with cupboards below, close coupled wc, bidet and double shower enclosure, another light and airy double aspect room, tiled at full height to bath and basin areas and at half height to the remainder of the room.
Study Area/Occasional Bedroom, with fitted desk and shelving over, two light tubes.
Bedroom 5, another double room with a range of built in wardrobes to one wall with shelving and hanging rails with matching bedside drawers, shelved recess to either side of chimney breast, window on the front elevation with far reaching rural views.
The gardens and grounds have been equally well maintained and provide a stunning setting for the property and afford it a good deal of privacy. To the front of the property is the original 'country cottage' style garden with wrought iron pedestrian gate with paved path, giving access to the front door with roses around. The front garden is lawned and bounded by flower and shrub borders and enclosed by walling. A pedestrian gate to the side of the property gives access to a large paved terrace, enjoying a wonderful south westerly aspect and this runs the depth of the building, making an attractive sitting/dining out area. Protected in one corner of the terrace can be found an aluminium framed greenhouse. The terrace is bordered by attractive stone walling with steps rising to a higher terrace, making an attractive sitting out area and giving commanding views over the surrounding countryside. Steps rise to give access to a higher area of lawn, which sweeps around to the rear of the property, where can be found a further area of lawn and paved terrace with steps descending to give access to a lower terrace with aluminium framed greenhouse. On the south west side of the property can be found an orchard, recently planted by the current owners and here can be found the entrance drive with hard standing for three cars. Adjacent to the driveway can also be found a detached Double Garage and a Carport/Log Store. The driveway continues to give access to a Stable Yard and the remainder of the land. Here can be found two stables, together with a feed store and tack room. Adjacent to the stable yard canl be found a pond area and a gateway opens through to a further building, currently used for breeding Quail. Beyond this can be found a productive kitchen garden area with raised beds and adjacent Implement Store and sheep Barn. The land is divided into four enclosures with central access giving independent access to all enclosures. In all the grounds extend to about 4.34 acres.
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