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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Lytes Cary - Between Castle Cary and Somerton

£800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spectacular barn conversion
  • Finished to an exceptionally high standard
  • Set within an acre plot
  • Enjoying views to the surrounding countryside
  • Beautifully appointed accommodation
  • Character with contemporary style
  • Enormous appeal
  • Open fronted double garage with workshop and office over
  • Generous landscaped garden

Full description

This spectacular barn conversion really needs to be viewed to appreciate all it has to offer. Set within an acre plot and enjoying views to the surrounding countryside, the beautifully appointed accommodation, finished to an exceptionally high standard, combines character with contemporary style.

COOKES BARN, LYTES CARY, SOMERTON, TA11 7HU 
Originally dating back over 150 years, the barn has been converted to an extremely high standard creating a magnificent family home with beautifully appointed accommodation, generous garden and glorious views to surrounding countryside. The property is also extremely energy efficient with an air source heat pump, double glazing and LED lighting throughout and underfloor heating on the ground floor.

About the Area 
Lytes Cary is situated in beautiful rolling countryside and is only a short distance from Kingsdon which has a pub, village run shop and church. Approximately two miles away is the village of Charlton Mackrell and 4 miles from the historic town of Somerton. It is in the heart of Somerset yet with easy communications via the A303 road a few miles south and the main line rail station at Castle Cary. It is also home to the delightful Lytes Cary Manor operated by the National Trust. Somerton provides a wide range of services and amenities and close by are other small towns including Street, Glastonbury, Wells, Castle Cary, Yeovil and Sherborne.

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ristol, Bath and Taunton are also within easy reach. There are excellent state and independent schools which include a primary school in Charlton Mackrell and another in Somerton, Secondary schools in Street and Huish Episcopi and an excellent 6th form college (Strode College) again in Street. Independent schools include, Millfield (at Street & Glastonbury), Wells Cathedral, Downside, All Hallows and the schools at Bruton and Sherborne. There are lots of good restaurants and pubs (including the excellent thatched Kingsdon Inn) in the area and most sporting, cultural and social requirements can be met.

Accommodation 
A stone built PORCH with flagstone floor leads to the wooden front door with glazed panel. Splendid KITCHEN/DINING/FAMILY ROOM - porcelain tiled floor and two sets of bi-folding doors opening to the garden, one set measuring 7.5m opening to the south facing terrace, creating a superb flow between the interior and exterior. A beautiful bespoke walnut and glass staircase rises to the First Floor. To one end is the stylish and superbly equipped kitchen, with an excellent range of base units with granite work surface, sink unit, integral Fisher Payket 5 ring gas hob with double oven below and extractor over, double draw dishwasher, coffee machine, further oven/microwave and large fridge freezer. Breakfast bar with recessed area for stools.

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UTILITY ROOM - wall and base units, sink and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. The INNER HALL has a door to CLOAKROOM with WC, basin and heated towel rail. SITTING ROOM - stylish, contemporary LPG fireplace, fully glazed wall giving a pleasant outlook to the rose garden and double doors opening to the rear garden. From the Sitting Room, a bespoke oak and glass staircase rises to the LANDING. Double doors open to the generous MASTER SUITE - full height glazing to one wall giving a lovely outlook. Vaulted ceiling. Door to stunning EN SUITE with free standing bath, double shower cubicle, two contemporary basins and WC. Tiling to splash prone areas and window to the rear. TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS with full height glazing to the rear. FAMILY SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled shower cubicle, contemporary basin set on vanity unit and WC. Heated towel rail and velux window.

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Returning to the Kitchen, the bespoke staircase rises to a LANDING with window to the side. TWO BEDROOMS - useful under eaves storage with drawers for easy access. One of these bedrooms has a large window with Juliet balcony and wonderful views across to the village of Kingsdon. FAMILY BATHROOM - paneled bath, shower cubicle, contemporary basin set in vanity unit and WC. Heated towel rail and velux window.

Outside 
Approached from the village lane, an electric sliding gate open to the generous graveled parking area. The OPEN FRONTED DOUBLE BAY GARAGE has light and power, with separate WORKSHOP to one side. A stone staircase leads to the OFFICE with laminate flooring and window to the side. To the side of the entrance is a gated utility area with water supply. The gardens, approximately one acre, are mainly laid to lawn with attractive box hedging and natural stone wall boundary. Outside the Sitting Room is a well stocked rose garden and to the rear of the property is a stylish curved south facing terrace accessed from the patio doors from the Sitting Room and bi-folding doors from the Kitchen. This terrace continues to the side of the property, giving beautiful views to the surrounding rolling countryside.

Directions 
Leave Castle Cary via South Street and join the A359 to Sparkford. Pass through the village and join the A303 Yeovil direction. At the Podimore roundabout take the A372 signposted Somerton and Langport and then take the first right signposted Charlton Mackrell and Lytes Cary. The Barn will be found just before the entrance to Lytes Cary Manor and is accessed from the left turning to Kingsdon.

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.

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24 June 2016

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Nearest station

  • Yeovil Pen Mill (6.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Roderick Thomas , Castle Cary

2 High Street Castle Cary BA7 7AW

01963 858001 Local call rate

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