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4 bedroom character property for sale

Wyke Champflower, Bruton

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming detached Grade II Listed cottage
  • Surrounded by glorious countryside
  • Dating back to 17th Century
  • Spacious and flexible accommodation
  • Period details include large ingelnook fireplace and ceiling beams
  • Enjoys excellent natural light
  • Delightful productive garden
  • Useful stone built outbuilding
  • Within easy reach of Bruton and Castle Cary

Full description

A charming detached Grade II Listed cottage set in glorious countryside, within easy reach of Bruton & Castle Cary. The characterful & flexible accommodation includes 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 4 Bedrooms, Shower Room & Bathroom. Garage/Workshop, Well Tended Gardens.

PEAR TREE COTTAGE, WYKE CHAMPFLOWER, BRUTON, BA10 0PR 

About the area 
Wyke Champflower is situated in beautiful countryside with a Grade I Listed church dating back to 17th Century. The nearby town of Bruton is only one and half miles away and has a railway station, which is the Bristol-Weymouth line, with a further regular service to Bath Spa. There are also good Inter-City services at nearby Castle Cary (Paddington). Bruton dates back to Roman times and today is a charming small town with shops and various amenities, including the newly opened ?Hauser & Wirth' Art & Exhibition Gallery, well regarded restaurants including ?At The Chapel', and an excellent choice of schools including Bruton School for Girls, King's School, Sexey's School, Sunny Hill Prep and Bruton Primary School. Within easy reach are also the popular towns and cities of Castle Cary, Wincanton, Yeovil, Sherborne, Glastonbury, Frome, Wells and Bath.

Accommodation 
Built in 1633, Pear Tree Cottage was first owned by the Ames family, who emigrated to America and became one of the founding families of American industry, including being involved in the First Transcontinental Railroad in North America. Set at the bottom of Creech Hill and surrounded by rolling countryside, the property offers versatile accommodation with glorious views over open countryside, yet is within easy reach of the thriving market towns of Bruton and Castle Cary. A fully glazed door with porch over opens to the spacious SITTING ROOM with deep silled windows to the front and side gardens. Large ingelnook fireplace with dated Bressummer beam over and Jet Master fire set within. To the other end of the room is an electric stove set on a tiled hearth. Stairs rise to the First Floor.

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The DINING ROOM is another good sized room with window to the front overlooking the pretty gardens and views. The KITCHEN has a good range of base units with laminate worksurfaces, 4 ring gas hob, electric oven, microwave and stainless steel sink and drainer. Space for large dresser, dishwasher and kitchen table. Large window with deep tiled sill gives views to the garden and countryside beyond. Two deep larder cupboards. Door to side PORCH with quarry tiled floor and door out. Returning to the Sitting Room, a door opens to the REAR HALL with tiled floor and door to outside. The SHOWER ROOM has a fully glazed shower cubicle with Mira Vie shower, basin set within a vanity unit with cupboards below and WC. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

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FIRST FLOOR Stairs rise to the LANDING. THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS, all with windows to the front enjoying the lovely views and two with built in wardrobes. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal basin, WC and bidet. SECOND FLOOR Stairs rise to a generous BEDROOM with Dormer windows to the front and rear giving breathtaking views. To either end of the room are cupboards offering good under eaves storage.

Gardens 
Pear Tree Cottage is approached via a tree lined drive that leads to the generous parking and turning area. A stone outbuilding, currently used as a workshop and garage, offers great potential for a variety of uses (subject to necessary consents). The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature fruit trees, including apple, pear,]' plum and cherry, and well tended flowerbeds. A paved terrace area offers an ideal place for alfresco dining and to enjoy the views to the surrounding countryside. A rose clad archway leads to the productive vegetable gardens, with raised beds. This area continues to the side of the property where there is a further lawn area, fruit cages and greenhouse. Paved steps lead to the Boiler Room and a pathway leads to the rear where there is a further patio area, flower beds and lawn.

Directions 
From the Budgens Garage in Bruton, take the left turning to Wyke Road, towards Shepton Mallet. Continue along this road for 1.4 miles and Pear Tree Cottage will be found on the Right. From Castle Cary, proceed up the High Street. Continue straight over the cross roads to Wyke Road. Take the Left fork and stay on this road for approximately 2 miles. At the T junction turn Left and Pear Tree Cottage will be found on the Right.

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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Bruton (1.7 mi)
  • Castle Cary (1.9 mi)
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1 Priory Road Wells BA5 1SR

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Nearest stations

  • Bruton (1.7 mi)
  • Castle Cary (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Roderick Thomas , Wells

1 Priory Road Wells BA5 1SR

03339 873709 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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