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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Merriott Road, Hinton St. George, Somerset

Sold STC £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine Entrance Hall and Staircase
  • Sitting Room, Dining Room
  • Snug, Kitchen
  • Rear Lobby with Shower Room
  • Cloakroom, Utility Room
  • Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom
  • Three Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom
  • Beautiful Gardens and Grounds with Tennis Court and Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Field House was built in the early 1960’s by Louis Osman who was an acclaimed architect and goldsmith who designed some important properties of the era. Field House was strongly influenced by the Georgian cuboid principle and has many special features that make this wonderful property unique. There is a fine hallway and distinctive cantilevered spiral staircase built in aluminium and sycamore. Field House has large plate glass windows, a trade mark of Osman’s work, thus throwing light and brightness in to all of the rooms. The current owners have completed a thorough programme of restoration to the highest of standards and the house now represents a beautiful family home with stylish and distinct interiors, positioned in the loveliest of settings.

On the ground floor is a spacious entrance hall with flagstone flooring and extensive glazing, this in turn leads in to an inner hall with the staircase. The sitting room is south facing enjoying a sunny aspect overlooking the garden and featuring a marble fireplace with open grate. Three pivot doors lead to the gardens. The sitting room opens into the dining room which has sycamore flooring and is double aspect. There is a retractable sliding screen wall between the dining room and snug, the latter of which has a pivot door to the garden as well as a wood burning stove. From the snug there is access into the kitchen which has limestone flooring, oak wall and base units with marble worktops. There is an integrated dishwasher, gas oven and cooker hood. From the kitchen there is a rear lobby with utility room with integrated washing machine and freezer, shower room and cloakroom. Accessed from the entrance hall is a spacious office/study with under floor heating and a garden room area with double doors to the outside.

On the first floor is a landing with airing cupboard and three large storage cupboards. The master bedroom has fine views, built-in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom comprising bath, WC, basin and shower. There are three further bedrooms, all of which have built in wardrobes as well as a family bathroom.

Field House is set in stunning gardens and grounds of circa 3.2 acres. There is almost complete privacy and seclusion and the property enjoys a southerly aspect and abuts open countryside. The property is a haven for Magnolias and Camellias of which there are many varieties having been planted by a previous owner who was the chairman of the Camellia Society. The gardens also boast many species of trees, the majority of which provide further screening from the neighbouring property. From the lane a discreet driveway leads into an extensive gravelled parking and turning area where there are outbuildings comprising garaging for three cars and ample stores and workshops. To the front of the property are lawned gardens with vegetable plots; to the side and rear are further areas of well kept lawn, an orchard with plum and apple trees, an En-Tout-Cas tennis court, a screened patio adjacent to the property and beautiful walks through the trees.

To the rear of the plot is a large paddock area with wildlife pond and delightful views over the surrounding parkland countryside.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 June 2016

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