4 bedroom detached house for saleMerriott, Somerset, TA16
Guide Price £345,000
- Spacious Detached Home
- 4 Double Bedrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Character Features
- Attractive, Enclosed Gardens
- Gated Off-Road Parking
- Popular Village Location
A charming and spacious detached family home located in an advantageous position within this popular village. The property has 4 double bedrooms and 3 reception rooms with gas central heating. There is parking and enclosed gardens. EPC band E.
Situation - Merriott is a sought after village within South Somerset which enjoys an active and friendly community and is well serviced by a variety of local amenities including a choice of shops, pharmacy, butchers, petrol station with post office, public house and squash club. The market town of Crewkerne is within easy reach with a broader range of facilities on offer including a Waitrose superstore, sports centre with swimming pool and a mainline train station.
Transport links are excellent with the A303 trunk road easily accessible and the nearest M5 Junction at Taunton (J25). Crewkerne station offers regular rail services to London (Waterloo) and Exeter whilst further afield stations in Yeovil provide links with Bristol and Bath.
Education is well catered for with a variety of highly regarded state and independent schools nearby. In addition to a primary school within Merriott, Crewkerne offers a choice of schools for children of all ages, and Perrott Hill, The Park, Hazelgrove and Millfield at Street are all within easy reach, as are schools in Sherborne.
Description - Brooklyn is a delightful character home located in a tucked away position within the popular village of Merriott. Standing gable-end to the road, the size of the accommodation cannot be fully appreciated until you have stepped through the front door and experienced the generous proportions enjoyed in each room. With parts of the property believed to date back some 200 years, Brooklyn enjoys some charming features including a brick feature fireplace in the dining room and a fascinating exposed Hamstone block in the sitting room wall, and additional character has been added through the use of fine wood including cottage style internal doors throughout and wooden picture rails and skirting boards in every bedroom.
The rear garden also exhibits the charm and character observed within, having been vastly improved and landscaped under the current ownership. Offering excellent opportunities for outdoor entertaining and relaxing, the plot is primarily surrounded by walls with a gated entrance to the driveway, meaning that it can easily be fully enclosed for child and dog security. Bordering the local squash courts on one side, the garden is not overlooked by either neighbouring property and a pergola has been thoughtfully positioned to provide extra screening of the sun terrace from the lane.
Accommodation - From the parking area, entry to the property is via a spacious garden room which offers a perfect place to remove and store wet or muddy shoes before passing through a choice of wooden front doors, one of which leads to;
Kitchen - Fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units, the kitchen benefits from a gas range cooker with extractor hood, space for a dishwasher and a door leading to the rear garden. Between the kitchen and the front door is a short passageway from which there is access to;
Cloakroom - Fitted with a WC and wash hand basin, this room enjoys a window to the side (opening into the garden room), providing natural light.
Family Room - A sociable and comfortable space with a floor-standing log burner, double glass doors to the rear garden and an attractive wooden floor, conjuring images of cosy evenings and creating a lovely environment for informal entertaining.
Utility Room - This useful space is fitted with a range of units providing excellent storage with an inset Belfast sink and plumbing for a washing machine. The floor standing boiler and water tank are also housed here.
Dining Room - A central room with space for a family dining table and a tiled floor for easy maintenance. The brick feature-fireplace provides an excellent focal point in this room and a door leads directly into the sitting room, as well as a door leading to;
Lobby - From here there is an additional front door leading into the garden room and stairs rising to the first floor. There is also a door to;
Sitting Room - A splendid and more secluded room, ideal as a peaceful retreat or for independent study if required. There is a charming exposed Hamstone block in the wall, located above an alcove. Storage is provided by an open fronted nook beneath the staircase and plenty of natural light flows in through 3 windows to various aspects.
First Floor - Stairs rise from the entrance hall to a landing, from which the linen cupboard can be accessed and doors lead into each bedroom including;
Bedroom 1 - A spacious double bedroom with windows to the front and side, this room enjoys a wooden picture rail and skirting boards. From here a door leads into;
Ensuite - A generous shower room fitted with a suite comprising; shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. The floor is tiled and there are two frosted windows to the side aspect, one of which can be opened for natural ventilation.
Bedroom 2 - Another well proportioned double enjoying a dual aspect with large windows to both sides. This room benefits from built in wardrobes as well as a shelved alcove, providing excellent storage.
Bedroom 3 - A double room with a large front aspect window and built in wardrobes.
Bedroom 4 - A double room with a large front aspect window, a shelved alcove and a built in wardrobe.
Bathroom - Fitted with a suite comprising bath, WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.
Outside - Brooklyn benefits from an enclosed plot offering areas of gated parking and attractive landscaped garden. In front of the property, a hard standing provides parking for 2 or 3 vehicles and pathways lead around both sides of the property to the rear garden which is primarily laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders.
From the double doors in the family room, steps lead up to a paved sun terrace which is a lovely place to relax and dine al fresco, with a pergola providing extra screening from the lane. There is also a timber shed, and the garden is bordered on one side by a small brook which helps to enhance the relaxing atmosphere.
Services - Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas. Gas fired central heating.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the vendors' selling agents, Messrs. Stags, Yeovil Office, Telephone 01935 475000.
Directions - From Crewkerne take the A356 towards the A303 and shortly before leaving the town turn left towards Merriott and Lopen. Follow this road into the village of Merriott and take the road ahead at the first mini roundabout before turning right at the second roundabout by the Co-op convenience store. Continue along Lower Street and the property can be found on the left shortly before Merriott Squash Club.
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