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1 bedroom house for sale

North Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

Sold STC £150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed cottage located in town centre
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Sunroom
  • Courtyard Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most attractive period Grade II listed town property set just a short distance from the market square with courtyard garden. Sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, sunroom, large first floor bedroom, bathroom, front garden area, courtyard rear garden with attractive stocked beds, outhouse, wash house, side access.

Holly Cottage is a most attractive Grade II listed period property being set just a short distance from the market square in Ilminster, being situated in one of the attractive period streets in the town being amongst similar older properties and often appearing on many feature shots of the town. The property is of colour washed and natural stone elevations with some sections of brick set under a pitch thatch roof with original leaded windows and gas fired central heating. The property is believed to date back to the 17th Century and still retains much of its original character. The roof was re-thatched in 2002 and re-ridged more recently in July 2015. The accommodation is laid out with a principle main reception room with feature stone fireplace, there is a separate dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and sunroom set off the rear. On the first floor there is a large bedroom and bathroom. The cottage benefits from side access and well stocked rear courtyard garden. Useful wash house and outhouse both benefitting from light and power. The wash house also has space for a washing machine and WC.

Ilminster is a Medieval market town, the centre of which is dominated by the ancient Minster. The town developed further during the Georgian period with many of the properties being constructed in the local mellow Hamstone. The surrounding land is lightly wooded and is designated a Special Landscape area. Ilminster offers a full range of shopping and other amenities, together with schooling at primary and intermediate levels with churches of various denominations. Ilminster has convenient road access to both the M5, junction 25 lies 11 miles to the north-west and to the A303, now dual carriageway most of the way to the M3. There are mainline railway stations at Crewkerne 7 miles (London Waterloo) and the county town of Taunton 13 miles (London Paddington). Bath, Bristol and Exeter offer excellent cultural and shopping facilities within easy travelling distance. The World Heritage designated coastline lies 18 miles to the South.

The property is approached off North Street with two well stocked beds with hedging and established shrubs. Side access with stocked beds leads to courtyard garden with further well stocked beds.

OUTHOUSE 6'3" x 5'3" window, light and power.
WASH HOUSE 7'4" x 3'10" window, gas fired boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine, low level WC.

Agents Note - The neighbouring cottage has pedestrian right of way across the rear elevation.

4.2m x 2.13m
suite comprising low level WC, unit mounted wash hand basin with storage under, panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower, shower enclosure with Mira electric shower, double aspect windows, radiator, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, fitted shelving, plumbing for second sink/bidet.

Panelled wooden front door to 

3.76m x 4.17m
double aspect room, radiators, pine cladding, feature stone fireplace with elm beam, understairs store cupboard, stair cupboard leading to first floor, TV aerial point, ceiling beam, leaded front aspect window with secondary glazing.

3.78m x 2.13m
fitted wall lights, radiator, front aspect leaded window with secondary glazing.

Off sitting room 

3.76m x 2.29m
fitted with a range of kitchen units, space for gas cooker, fitted extractor, space for fridge and freezer, fitted work surface, 1½ bowl sink and drainer, fitted shelving, electric cooker point, front aspect leaded window with secondary glazing, radiator, telephone point, tiled floor, part tiled walls, stable door to

4.78m x 1.12m
radiator, tiled floor, pitch ceiling, fitted blinds, glazed elevations and door out to garden.


3.8m x 5.82m
double aspect leaded windows with secondary glazing, 3 fitted double wardrobes, large radiator, TV aerial point, telephone point, stairs to ground floor, door to

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Added on Rightmove:
03 October 2015


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