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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Curry Rivel, Langport, Somerset, TA10

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Southerly Views
  • 5 Bedroom House
  • Attached 2 Bedroom Bungalow
  • 4 Car Garage
  • Stable Block and Workshop/Garage
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • Landscaped Gardens/Grounds
  • Approximately 7 Acres

Full description

An individual country house with adjoining bungalow, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis court and stable block, situated in an enviable position on the edge of this popular village. Stunning Southerly Views, 5 Bedroom House, Attached 2 Bedroom Bungalow, 4 Car Garage, Stable Block and Workshop/Garage, 2 Swimming Pools, Landscaped Gardens and Grounds, Approximately 7 Acres, EPC Band D.

Situation And Amenities - Dornford House occupies a wonderful setting, surrounded by its own gardens and grounds, which are approached via a tarmacadam drive through wrought iron electronically, operated gates. The house is situated in a wonderful parkland setting, on high ground, with views over its own gardens and farmland towards the distant hillside beyond. Dornford House has spacious, flexible accommodation with high ceilings and well-proportioned rooms. Curry Rivel is centered upon an ancient village church and has a range of facilities to include a general store/post office, tea rooms, garage, petrol station, primary school, hardware/garden store, restaurant and public house. Langport has a more extensive range of amenities to fulfil most day to day needs with a variety of shops including a Tesco store, medical centre, various churches and schools for all ages, including the well-known Huish Episcopi Academy. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset is renowned for its independent schools and colleges and there are extensive shopping facilities with many well-known high street stores and out of town shopping centres. Taunton has a mainline railway station with frequent services to London Paddington. The M5 via junction 25 and the A303 are both a 15 minute drive away.

Description - Dornford House is an exceptional architect designed country house, which was built in 1930. The house has painted rendered elevations, under a pitched tiled and insulated roof. It has double glazing throughout and benefits from oil fired central heating. The current owners have substantially improved the facilities at the property and now includes two swimming pools and a single storey self-contained bungalow, which is linked to the house, providing excellent accommodation. There is also a stable block providing a tack room, hay store, workshop and two stables. The property also has extensive garaging.

Accommodation - An arched entrance porch provides access to the entrance vestibule, which leads to the L shaped reception hall. There is a fine turning staircase with oak newels and balustrade leading to the first floor. The drawing room is a stunning room, centred on a minster stone fireplace and hearth, with inset Clearview multi fuel burner. A bay window provides lovely views over the garden and patio doors provide access to the garden and terrace. The dining room also has a bay window enjoying a wonderful outlook. The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with a range of high and low level units, a four oven oil fired Aga and extensive work surfaces with a tiled surround. The kitchen is well designed to create ample dining space and a further bay window has views to the front of the property. A door from the kitchen leads into the lobby, which has plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and a door to outside. The lobby leads via a passage way to the utility room with a range of work surfaces, a stainless steel sink unit, wall and floor cupboards, a larder, storage shelves and a further cupboard contains the central heating controls. The rear passage provides access to the library/office, which currently has a snooker table. This is a fantastically flexible room and offers a full length range of fitted cupboards and book cases with patio doors giving access to the swimming pool area. A door from here provides access to a further downstairs cloakroom and wash hand basin and then leads to the garden room, which is an excellent addition to the property, providing a light and spacious room with a dual aspect. A propane gas programmable feature fire and wall mounted electric climate control unit enhance the garden room. The room connects to the adjoining bungalow and has doors to the outside.

On the first floor the property has five bedrooms with the master bedroom having a bay window and a range of fitted wardrobes, as well as an en-suite shower room. Bedroom two also has a bay window and there are three further bedrooms, all enjoying fine views. There are two family bathrooms.

Services - Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage. Oil fired central heating to the main house and german electrical storage radiators in the bungalow.

Attached Bungalow - Adjoining the main house via the garden room is the bungalow. There is separate access from the parking area, ensuring that the property can be self-contained or linked, depending on the occupant. The property has a delightful kitchen/dining room, which is recently fitted and has an integrated fridge, dishwasher, cooker, washing machine and french windows leading to a separate garden. The sitting room has views to the front and the bungalow has two bedrooms, both with bay windows and one with an en-suite shower room. Family bathroom.

Pool Complex - There is a fully enclosed swimming pool set within a hydraulically operated retractable building, which allows half the pool to be outside in the summer. Electrically assisted solar bubble cover. The pool is 48 x 20, with roman steps at one end. Sliding doors give access to a further pool area, with a glass fibre exercise pool, complete with jets and a hydraulic safety cover. There is a hot tub area providing access to a wet room, compromising shower, wash hand basin, WC and body dryer.

Refurbished tennis court.

Outside - The property is approached from Heale Lane through a walled and gated entrance. The gates are electrically operated and lead onto a tarmacadam driveway, with a large parking area. A detached garage block, which has twin electrically operated doors, provides space for four cars and has a first floor storage area.

Gardens And Grounds - The property has extensive gardens and grounds with large areas of lawn and many mature trees. There is a circular raised fish pond, providing a focal point to the front of the house. The majority of the gardens are laid to lawn with shrub beds. The gardens have a tremendous parkland feel and enhance the property. The property benefits from a small spinney with two small paddocks either side. Borehole.

The outbuildings include two stables, a tack room, workshop and hay/log store.

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

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