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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Dowlish Wake, Ilminster, Somerset

Sold STC £524,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Believed to have been built in 1938, this handsome village house has attractive local Moolham stone and rendered elevations with brick detailing beneath a tiled roof. The current owners have substantially extended the property and remodelled the accommodation so that it now provides a beautifully appointed family home. Improvements include the extension of the property to provide a large kitchen/break room and master bedroom with en-suite shower room. The house is offered in excellent order throughout with double glazing and gas fired central heating.

In summary, the accommodation provides:

Pillared front entrance porch opening into the

Reception Hall with cloaks cupboard/boiler room with Baxi gas fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems. Archway through to

Dining Room a room of character with fireplace with built-in cupboards to either side with arched alcoves and fitted shelving

Inner Hall with staircase to first floor

Cloakroom with white suite comprising close coupled w.c., pedestal wash hand basin

Sitting Room a lovely light and airy triple aspect room enjoying a wonderful southerly aspect and with part glazed door opening to the rear porch and garden. This room centres upon an open fireplace with Adam style surround and Hamstone hearth, exposed floor boards

Kitchen/Breakfast Room, another light and airy triple aspect room with stable door opening to the front driveway. The kitchen is beautifully fitted with a custom range of units by G L Joinery of Chard. Fitted granite effect worktop with further Cherrywood work surface. Dresser style unit, fitted glass fronted china cupboard with lighting and drawers below, panelled recess with tiled surround with space for range style cooker, one and a half bowl sink, built in fridge and freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. One wall in exposed stone

First Floor

Landing with loft hatch and ladder, airing cupboard with factory insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving

Master Bedroom again another light and airy triple aspect room with attractive views over the surrounding countryside, built-in under eaves wardrobes. En-suite shower room with white suite comprising corner shower unit, vanity basin with cupboards and drawers below, close coupled w.c.

Bedroom 2 another light and airy double aspect room, again with open views

Bedroom 3 again with an attractive double aspect with built-in wardrobe, brick faced fireplace

Bedroom 4 again enjoying a wonderful double aspect and lovely rural views

Family Bathroom with a white suite comprising freestanding bath, corner shower unit, vanity basin with cupboard below, fully tiled separate cloakroom with close coupled w.c.

Gardens and Grounds

The property is approached from the road through a gated access with brick paved driveway providing parking and turning space giving access to the Detached Garage with up and over door, electric light and power connected. A larger than average garage with workshop area. Adjacent wood store. The front driveway is bordered by attractive flower and shrub borders, including a Magnolia tree with the front elevation of the house being enhanced by Wisteria and Clematis. The majority of the garden lies to the rear of the property and enjoys an attractive southerly orientation. Being enclosed by mature hedging it enjoys a good deal of privacy. The garden is laid primarily to lawn, again bounded by flower and shrub borders with paved terrace and summerhouse. In one corner of the garden can be found a raised pond with waterfall feature.

Surrounding Areas

Dowlish Wake, enjoys a tucked away location away from main roads in a hidden and beautiful part of the South Somerset with some excellent walks and public footpaths, nearby, together with a farm shop and Cafe at Perry's Cider, parish church, playing field and public house (The New Inn). The nearest town is Ilminster, centred on its fine Minster and Market Place with many interesting traditional shops and supermarket, together with many clubs and amateur dramatics. Other main towns in the area include Chard, Yeovil and Taunton all of which have a good range of facilities. Communications to the area are excellent. The A303 is now a dual carriageway most of the way to London and provides fast access to the east. Exeter is under an hour away to the west, and junction 25 of the M5 is about 10 miles north of Ilminster. There are mainline railway stations at Crewkerne (7 miles - Waterloo connection) and Taunton (14 miles - Paddington connection). South coast at Lyme Regis about16 miles.

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06 June 2016

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