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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Kingsbury Episcopi, Martock, Somerset, TA12

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Entrance Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Shower Room
  • Family Bathroom
  • Building Plot with Planning Permission for 3 bedroomed detached property.

Full description

A charming, 3 bedroom period cottage deserving of a refurbishment programme. Set in 0.6 of an acre, with outbuildings. Planning permission has been granted for the building of an attractive natural stone detached dwelling within the grounds.

Crate Cottage is a charming, period cottage deserving of a refurbishment programme. An imaginative mind may divide this extended property into two – subject to the necessary permissions, of course.

Set in 0.6 of an acre, with outbuildings, planning permission has been granted under application no. 16/02269/FUL for the building of an attractive natural stone detached dwelling within the grounds. The planning application may be viewed in the South Somerset District Council planning portal on

As it stands, Crate Cottage is a 2/3 bedroom property with flexible accommodation, garden, paddock, stables, garage and parking area.

Crate Cottage has a LPG heating system complemented by a wood burning stove in the sitting room and some electric heating to the first floor.

Crate Cottage is in the centre of the sought-after village of Kingsbury Episcopi which offers local facilities including village shop and community hall, public house, primary school, St Martin's church and the Methodist church.

The larger villages of South Petherton and Martock and the market town of Langport are each about a ten/fifteen minute drive away; each having a range of amenities.

The administrative town of Yeovil is about 12 miles where there is a comprehensive range of recreational and educational facilities.

The county town of Taunton is about 15 miles with access to the M5 Motorway and fast Inter-City rail link. There is also easy access onto the A303.

A fence is set back behind the grassed verge with a wicket gate opening to a cottage garden with a flagstone path leading to the front door. To the side is a little used public footpath on a track leading to fields. Ownership of this track is unclaimed and Crate Cottage has a right of way for all purposes and at all times. The track leads to an adjoining field which the vendors of Crate Cottage have rented from the owners. The building plot will also utilise this access. Garage 19’7” x 16’4” (5.97m x 4.98m) with eaves storage, power and light. In front of the garage is a parking area. A stone drive leads from the garage to the Triple Stable Block 36’ x 12’ (10.97m x 3.66m) of timber construction on a brick and concrete base, hard standing, power and light. Adjacent small paddock. The gardens are mainly lawned with hedged boundaries. Timber shed with power and light. Raised deck and Koi Carp pond.

Entrance Hall 
Blue lias flagstone floor, ample coat and boot storage, strapped timber door to

Sitting Room 
5.64m x 5.18m
A double aspect room with wood burner set in an open fireplace, exposed beams, window seat and alcove storage.

Dining Room 
3.23m x 3.05m
Hardwood floor. We understand that this room was once used as a bathroom and still has suitable pipe work.

Kitchen/breakfast room 
6.1m x 3.5m
A farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with granite and solid timber worktops, timber fronted storage cupboards, Belfast sink, gas fired range with double oven and five rings with extractor over, tiled floor and splash backs, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for refrigerator. Door to garden.

Rear Hall 
Loft access.

Shower room 
1.98m x 1.27m
Modern suite comprising wash hand basin and generous sized shower cubicle, tiled floor, extractor fan and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two/Reception Room Three 
4.6m x 3.05m
A double aspect room with under stair alcove. We understand that this was once the kitchen and there is pipe work and drainage. It is now used as a bedroom.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 September 2016


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