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5 bedroom house for sale

Penn Lane, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

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An impressive detached and versatile barn conversion with indoor swimming pool and sports hall situated in approximately 1/3 acre enjoying outstanding rural views yet within easy access to the regional centre of Yeovil.

Yeovil circa 3 miles. Sherborne circa 7 1/2 miles. Crewkerne circa 8 miles.

South Down Barn offers highly flexible accommodation and is understood to have once been a Threshing Barn, converted between 1995 and 1997. The property is constructed of local stone elevations beneath a clay tiled roof with some conservation roof lights and a number of glazed arrow slit windows.

The accommodation briefly comprises:

A large open fronted entrance with full height timber doors with a glazed recess to include the front door which opens to the elm floored reception hall. Cloakroom and separate W.C with access to an ingenious log lift rising to the first floor sitting room.

Dining room with continuation of hall elm flooring, exposed stone walls and beams.

Kitchen/Breakfast room with Chinese slate flooring, range of fitted pine units comprising twin inset stainless steel bowls with mixer tap and twin Iroko wood drainers, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, tiled splashbacks to worktop surfaces, Bressemer beam with inset oil fired Aga, separate two ring halogen hob, twin double doors lead outside and give stunning rural views towards fields and woodland.

Separate utility room with continuation of Chinese slate flooring, range of fitted units with inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and twin Iroko wood drainers, cupboard housing oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, separate W.C, internal vacuum system, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

From the dining room a short flight of hamstone steps leads to an impressive Mezzanine open study area with full height windows giving rise to stunning views to the north east and west.

Further stairs lead to a superb sitting room with vaulted ceiling with exposed oak a-frame timbers, exposed stone wall, central circular cast iron wood burner stove with circular hamstone hearth and fine views to the Dorset hills and the south west.

Doors lead off to; Master Bedroom with en-suite, family bathroom and adjoining dressing room/study.

There are two further bedrooms accessed from the entrance hall, one with an ensuite bathroom.
There is extensive storage space within all loft areas.
From the utility room a corridor leads to a workshop with twin doors leading into the central courtyard. The corridor further links the house to the indoor swimming pool with safety cover and jet stream system, pine clad cathedral ceiling: large timber cross beams, Hamstone/Chinese slate flooring; exposed Purbeck stone walls.
Access from the swimming pool to a mezzanine level with changing room. Shower room with corner cubicle and low level W.C. and wash hand basin.

Adjacent to the changing room there is a Knullwald sauna. Leading from the swimming pool to the sports hall is a lobby with internal doors to a store room/general purpose workshop and the sports hall with an external door to the courtyard. The large high ceiling sports hall with sprung beech floor is ideal for varieties of squash, racket ball, badminton and table tennis etc.,
There is a games equipment store room with adjacent pool plant room housing Camray Quartet oil fired boiler and dehumidifier and filtration equipment for the swimming pool.

An internal door leads to the 30'11 x 17'10 garage with powered up and over door and staircase rising to a large roof storage space.

Outside:
The property is accessed off Penn Lane over a cattle grid with five bar and pedestrian gates. These lead to a drive with oil storage tank on the right and the courtyard measuring 53'10 x 31'2 with outside security lighting.

The gardens are enclosed by a local stone wall on three sides with gravelled path along the inside wall for access. The majority of the garden has recently been sown to grass. A divided chicken run lies to the west and seven vines grow along the southern wall. Seven productive espalier apple and pear trees divide the main garden from a fenced vegetable plot. There are a number of well stocked borders containing an unusual collection of snowdrops, bulbs, roses and herbs. There are several mature trees and flowering shrubs.

A productive soft fruit cage lies adjacent to a Hartley Botanical Greenhouse 15' x 10' with power supply and sectional staging. The greenhouse houses a black Hamburg grape vine. There are two outside taps and two electrical sockets.

On the western elevation is a secluded paved terrace with fine views towards open countryside.

The property is offered with no onward chain and internal viewing is strongly advised.

The property is in a rural location and enjoys 180 degree views over rolling farmland which abuts the property. East Coker lies approximately 1 mile away from the property and is a popular village with excellent facilities including Primary School, traditional Bistro pub, village hall and parish church. A mainline railway service from Yeovil Junction and Sherborne to London (Waterloo) Extensive shopping, business and recreational facilities can be found in the regional centre of Yeovil (about 3 miles) and the historic abbey town of Sherborne is about 7 1/2 miles distant. The A303 lies approximately 7 miles away and provides a direct east/west link joining the M3 to London. There is an excellent choice of local schools including Sherborne School, Hazelgrove Preparatory school at Sparkford as well as Lewiston and Millfield.

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13 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Yeovil Junction (2.8 mi)
  • Yeovil Pen Mill (3.8 mi)
  • Thornford (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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22 Princes Street, Yeovil, BA20 1EQ

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Yeovil

22 Princes Street, Yeovil, BA20 1EQ

01935 589027 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Yeovil Junction (2.8 mi)
  • Yeovil Pen Mill (3.8 mi)
  • Thornford (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Yeovil

22 Princes Street, Yeovil, BA20 1EQ

01935 589027 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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