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4 bedroom cottage for sale

South Barrow, Yeovil

Sold STC £599,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Character Cottage
  • Four Double Sized Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • One Acre Grounds with Outbuildings
  • Fabulous Village Location
  • Energy Rating Exempt

Full description

Oozing with charm and character, this delightful Grade II listed thatched cottage dates back in parts to the 15th century and occupies about an acre of ground in the desirable and peaceful Somerset village of South Barrow. The cottage offers excellent sized rooms and is in need of a little bit of love however, it currently provides comfortable and homely accommodation allowing one to attend to those areas needing attention in one's own time. There are plenty of old world features on show which include cottage style windows with deep sills, some boasting window seats, exposed ceiling timbers and floor boards, original 'Muntin' wall, some flagstone floors and impressive inglenook fireplaces with Bressumer beam and one with a bread oven. Outside there are a variety of out buildings with flexible usage and plenty of space for children and pets to let off steam.

In brief the ground floor accommodation consists of entrance hall with flagstone floor, sitting room with open fireplace, snug with inglenook fireplace and exposed original Muntin wall, dining room which opens to the side lobby and the kitchen with oil fired Aga. In addition there is a laundry room and cloakroom. On the first floor there is a galleried landing with space for study, four double sized bedrooms with master enjoying an en-suite bathroom. There is also the main family bathroom. Outside, there is plenty of gated driveway parking, outbuildings with power and gardens lying to both sides and the rear of the cottage.

Energy Efficiency Rating Exempt - Council Tax Band F

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - An original style timber door with inset glass pane opens into a characterful hall. Wall light. Exposed timbers. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Flagstone floor. Doors to the dining room, snug and double doors opening into the:-

Sitting Room - 7.39m'' x 5.84m'' (24'3'' x 19'2'') - Boasting a triple aspect with windows overlooking the central courtyard and side garden and double pane glass doors opening to the rear sun terrace. Exposed ceiling beams. Uplighters. Three radiators. Power and television points. Open fireplace. Exposed floor boards. Step down and opening into the:-

Snug - 5.72m'' x 5.66m'' (18'9'' x 18'7'') - Maximum measurements. Window with deep sill overlooking the front garden and the lane. Exposed timber and muntin wall. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power and television points. Inglenook fireplace with Bressumer beam and bread oven. Recess to one side of chimney breast with built in storage cupboard and light over. Understairs cupboard. Wood block flooring.

Dining Room - 5.11m'' x 5.03m'' (16'9'' x 16'6'') - Step up from the hall - Enjoying a double outlook with window overlooking the front garden and lane and window overlooking the central courtyard. Exposed beams. Uplighters. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Old fireplace recess with Bressumer beam and lighting. Flagstone flooring. Circular step up into the:-

Lobby - Door with inset glass panel opens to the side porch. Tiled floor. Door to the cloakroom and opening up into the:-

Kitchen - 3.86m'' x 3.53m'' (12'8'' x 11'7'') - Two windows with outlook over the drive and to the opposite side overlooking the central courtyard. Stable door with mat well below opens to the central courtyard. Ceiling light. Power, telephone and television points. Space for freestanding kitchen cupboards and appliances. Work surface. Butler style sink with swan neck mixer tap. Eye level cabinet. Oil fired Aga with two plates and choice of ovens. Tiled floor. Opening into the:-

Laundry Room - 1.73m'' x 3.18m'' (5'8'' x 10'5'') - Window to the rear with outlook over the sun terrace. Ceiling light. Victorian style airer. Butler style sink. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for further appliances. Oil fired central heating boiler. Tiled floor.

Cloakroom - Window to the front. Wall light. Radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Low level WC. Coat hooks. Tiled floor.

First Floor -

Study/Landing - 4.98m'' x 3.51m'' (16'4'' x 11'6'') - Measurement includes the stairs. Stairs rise to the split level galleried landing which easily supports a study area. Window overlooking the front and lane. Ceiling and wall lights. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Opens to an inner landing with window overlooking the side garden - wall light, airing cupboard and access to the family bathroom, bedrooms two and three. Main landing with door to bedroom four and step up to small area with further airing cupboard and door into the:-

Master Bedroom - 4.45m'' x 5.99m'' (14'7'' x 19'8'') - Some sloping ceilings. Boasting a dual aspect with window overlooking the front and the lane and window to the side overlooking the drive and grounds. Access to the loft space. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Fitted wardrobes with bi-folding doors, hanging rails and shelves. Opens and step up to the:-

En-Suite Bathroom - 3.84m'' x 3.56m'' (12'7'' x 11'8'') - Two small window overlooking the rear garden and partial views of the adjoining fields. Part vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and some reduced headroom. Inset spot lights. Radiator and combined radiator and heated towel rail. Suite consisting of his and her's vanity style wash hand basins with mirror over, low level WC and Victorian style freestanding double ended bath with central mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment. Deep built in storage cupboards. Exposed floor boards.

Bedroom Two - 4.32m'' x 3.25m'' (14'2'' x 10'8'') - Enjoying outlook to the side and to the rear with partial rural view. Radiator. Power points. Television connection.

Bedroom Three - 3.78m'' x 3.53m'' (12'5'' x 11'7'') - Maximum measurements into bed. Window to the side. Access to the loft space. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in cabin bed with storage cupboards under. Exposed floor boards.

Bedroom Four - 4.72m'' x 2.51m'' (15'6'' x 8'3'') - Plus into chimney breast. Window overlooking the lane. Ceiling light. Exposed timbers. Radiator. Power points. Access to loft space via stone circular staircase.

Family Bathroom - Window overlooking the rear garden and towards the fields. Inset spot lights. Extractor fan. Suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and light over, double ended bath with central mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment plus tiled splash back and low level WC. Radiator.

Outside -

The Outbuildings - The stone outbuildings are all attached to each other and comprise of:-
Stable - 4.70 m x 4.62 m (15'5'' x 15'2'')
Games - 4.37 m x 7.11 m (14'4'' x 23'4'')
Garage - 4.8 m x 2.69 m (15'9'' x 8'10'')
Garage - 4.55 m x 2.77 m (14'11'' x 9'1'')
Store - 4.17 m x 2.49 m (13'8'' x 8'2'')
Potting Shed - 4.11 m x 2.24 m (13'6'' x 7'4'')

The Grounds - The cottage is approached from the lane via a five bar gate onto an initial drive with a lawned garden to one side and the stable and games room. A further gate opens to a circular drive to the side of the cottage where there is garaging and store rooms plus the potting shed. Pedestrian access from the lane via a low timber gate and path leads to the storm porch and front door. The main grounds lie to the sides and rear of the cottage and are mostly laid to lawn with various areas of interest and includes ornamental pond, boules court and gravelled sun terrace. There are a number of useful storage sheds and greenhouse.


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