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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

, Lovington, Castle Cary, BA7

Sold by Us £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb 3 Bedroom Barn Conversion With A Stunning 2 Or 3 Bed Detached Annexe
  • Situated In Quiet Cul-De-Sac Lane Surrounded By Open Countryside
  • Designed With Light And Spacious Rooms That Open To The Outside Spaces
  • Large Gardens / Lawns To Both Front And Rear
  • Close To The Attractive Market Town Of Castle Cary
  • Good Transport Links To London And Major Local Towns And Cities
  • Potential To Link The Annexe To The Main Barn Or To Rent Out / Holiday Let
  • Close To Excellent Primary And Secondary Schools, Both State And Private
  • Ample Off Road Parking For Several Vehicles
  • No Forward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This beautiful detached three double-bed barn conversion and its stunning self-contained two / three bed annexe provides a fantastic home with separate guest accommodation and integrated home working space.
The flexibility to maintain, join or let the annexe provides additional flexible living and rental opportunities.
The Old Cider Barn is located in a quiet cul-de-sac off a single track road in a quiet farming and home working community.
The area is served by excellent transport links: Castle Cary station is less than 10 minutes away with direct trains into London (1 hour 40 minutes); the A303 is 10 minutes’ drive; and Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Salisbury and the Dorset coast are within 1 hours drive.
Surrounded by great schools, both state and private, including Sexeys Bruton, Ansford Academy as well as Millfield, Bruton School for Girls, Kings Bruton and the Sherborne boys and girl schools, this is a perfect place for families. It is equally ideal for couples or retirees wishing to enjoy fine country living.

Kitchen / Diner
A light and spacious room with stable style entrance door, exposed stone work, exposed timbers and terracotta tiled flooring. Full range of work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit and storage cupboards above and below with shelving and plate rack. Integrated Neff appliances including dish washer, washing machine, eye level microwave and oven combination with further full oven below, four ring electric hob and fridge/freeze. Entrance to garden room and door to hallway.

Sun Room
A beautifully integrated south facing extension to the original barn with oiled engineered oak flooring, large Velux skylight window and three sets of panelled double doors opening to the secluded patio and rear garden.

With large under stairs storage cupboard, door to WC, door to living room, stairs rising.

With low level WC, corner wash hand basin, window to front.

Living Room
Large and light dual aspect room with feature fireplace with open fire unit inset, exposed beams and stone work, two windows to side, panelled double doors opening to the south facing patio and garden and panelled double doors opening to the front of the barn.

With two double door storage cupboards, doors to all bedrooms and bathroom, some restricted head height.

Bedroom One
Large bedroom with built in wardrobe and shelving. Original beams, Velux skylight window and window to side with views towards an orchard. Some restricted head height.

Bedroom Two
Large bedroom with built in wardrobe and shelving. Original beams and window to side with rural views. Some restricted head height.

Bedroom Three
Good sized bedroom with Velux window with views over rear garden.

Family Bathroom
Suite comprising pedestal wash basin, bath with shower attachment, separate shower unit with Mira pumped thermostatic mixer, low level WC, skylight window.

(Planning restrictions do not allow this building to be sold separately from the main residence.)

Annexe Recept Room
A stunning, light and spacious open plan living and reception space with exposed stone work, timber floors and an integrated kitchen. The space comprises of a living area, dining area and kitchen with stairs rising and under stairs storage cupboard, cottage entrance door and panelled triple, full height windows to front. The kitchen area includes work surfaces with stainless steel sink unit inset, storage cupboards below, integrated fridge/freezer, washing machine, integrated oven with four ring hob above and extractor fan over, window to side. The living area also has large double panelled doors opening to the annexe’s own private, south facing patio with steps to rear garden.

Annexe Bathroom
With recessed storage cupboards, panelled bath with mixer tap over, low level WC, separate shower unit, pedestal wash basin, Velux skylight window.

Annexe Bedroom Three
Currently used as a home office/study, this room has panelled double doors opening to the front.

Annexe Landing
With Velux window to rear and doors to two first floor bedrooms.

Annexe Bedroom One
Double bedroom with window to side and Velux window to rear. Some restricted head height.

Annexe Bedroom Two
Double bedroom Velux window to rear. Some restricted head height.

The property is approached through a wooden five bar gate over a loose stone driveway which leads to the main residence and to the annexe. There is ample off-road parking for several vehicles.

The front garden is laid mainly to lawn. To the side of the property is a small shed, additional useful storage area and wood store.

Rear Garden
The large south facing rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with a beautiful large pear tree, bordering wooden fencing, rural hedging and trees and a large shed. The good sized patio runs the length of the barn and the annexe with stone steps up to the garden area.

Satnavs for BA7 7PY will take you to the Church in Lovington.

Coming from the A351 - Castle Cary to Lydford. Turn into Lovington by traffic lights at the Pilgrims Rest. Go past the school, around two bends and under the railway bridge. The Old Cider Barn can be found in the next lane on the left (Goes Lane on some Satnavs). There is no road sign on this lane. If you get to the church you have missed the lane.

Coming from North Barrow. Drive through Lovington. Past the church, which is on the bend, round the bends and take the next lane on the right (Goes Lane on some Satnavs). There is no road sign on this lane. If you get to the railway bridge you have missed the lane.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 September 2016


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