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5 bedroom character property for sale

Wraxall - Near Ditcheat

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Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Georgian farmhouse
  • Set in unspolit countryside
  • Near the sought after village of Ditcheat
  • Built in 1800s
  • Versatile family home wiht comfortable accommodation
  • Retains a wealth of period features
  • Self contained one bedroom annexe
  • South facing gardens enjoying the glorious view
  • Private courtyard with Summerhouse/Studio/Office

Full description

An attractive Georgian farmhouse set in unspolit countryside. Comfortable accommodation includes: 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility, Cloaks, 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom & Shower Room, Attic Rooms. Annexe. Gardens, Courtyard, Studio & Stores.

Important Notice 
Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

Approached from the village lane, a driveway leads to the CAR PORT which provides good storage. A gothic style wooden door opens to the generous front garden. Mainly laid to lawn, the garden enjoys good privacy with mature flowerbed borders, fruit trees and shrubs. A paved pathway leads to the Honeysuckle clad stone porch and continues to the GREENHOUSE. A gate opens to the side garden, which can also be accessed from the annexe. To the rear is a private walled courtyard with glass fronted SUMMER HOUSE, an ideal home office/studio. This private area can be accessed form the Kitchen and offers an ideal space for alfresco dining. Set within the wall is a useful garden store and garden Cloakroom with WC and basin.

Further Information 
SERVICES - Oil fired central heating. Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. TENURE - Freehold COUNCIL TAX - Band F

From Castle Cary proceed on the A371 towards Shepton Mallet. Take the turning left just past Moff Motors and continue through Alhampton. Continue through Ditcheat, passing the Manor Inn. After approximately 1 mile, Wraxall Lodge will be found on the right indicated by a Roderick Thomas ?For Sale' board.


Originally the Dower House for Wraxall House, Wraxall Lodge offers well presented and flexible accommodation with views to rolling countryside and a generous south facing garden. The converted stable annexe has potential for income or additional space for dependent relative. A half glazed wooden front door with stone porch over opens to the HALLWAY with flag stone floor and stairs rising. The spacious SITTING ROOM has a wood burning stove set within an ingelnook fireplace, cupboard to the side and painted ceiling beams. A large sash window give a pleasant outlook to the south facing front garden and views beyond. The DINING ROOM is another good size room with a period iron wrought grate set within a Dulcote stone fireplace. Sash window to the front, painted ceiling beams and wooden floorboards.

The KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM has a good range of painted base units with solid wooden and laminate worksurfaces, oil fired AGA, Belfast sink and space for fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, table and dresser. Windows and door to the rear courtyard and flagstone flooring. A door from the dining area leads into the REAR HALL with shelved alcove and door to the CLOAKROOM with a flagstone floor, wc, hand basin. A door from the Kitchen end opens to the UTILITY ROOM with worksurface, Belfast sink and space for cooker.

First Floor 
Stairs rise to a spacious and light landing with sash window to the front. BEDROOM with ceiling beams, a cast iron fireplace, deep wardrobe and sash window to the front enjoying views to open countryside. BEDROOM with a cast iron fireplace, painted beams, walk in wardrobe and sash window to the front as before. A door leads to a shared EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. REAR LANDING with deep airing cupboard and paneled wall. BEDROOM with cast iron fireplace, pine door leading to the shared En Suite Shower Room.

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FAMILY BATHROOM with paneled bath and rainfall shower over, pedestal basin and WC. Wooden flooring, window to rear and heated towel rail. BEDROOM with fireplace and windows to side and rear. A door leads to a staircase to the LARGE ATTIC (potentially additional bedrooms) with sloping ceilings, exposed beams and rafters and floorboards. This is a large area currently partly divided into two and with windows at each end which provides scope for further bedroom accommodation, playroom, study etc.

A wooden stable door opens to the LIVING ROOM with cobbled floor, exposed stone walls and stairs rising. The INNER HALL has connecting door to the Main House and door to SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal basin and WC. Tiling to splash prone areas and window to rear. Wooden Stairs rise to the BEDROOM with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and half glazed door to balcony area.

About the area 
Wraxall Lodge is about a mile from the very popular village of Ditcheat which was mentioned in the Doomsday Book as belonging to Glastonbury Abbey. The village is nowadays best known as the home of Paul Nicolls' Racing Stables (trainer of Kauto Star and Denman). The village also has a fine Grade I Listed church, a primary school and a particularly popular pub and restaurant. The major towns of the area being Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance. Castle Cary is the nearest train station with fast links to London. The surrounding towns of Glastonbury, Wells, Street and Castle Cary provide a broad range of societies and activities and there excellent State & Private schools in the area including Ditcheat Primary, Strode College, Millfield School, Wells Cathedral School, Hazelgrove, All Hallows, Downside and the schools at Bruton and Sherborne.

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02 September 2015


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