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3 bedroom house for sale

Hare Lane, Broadway, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached character cottage
  • Favoured village location
  • 3 double bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Garden, orchard & paddock
  • Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully appointed and generous sized three double bedroom, character detached cottage set on one of the most favoured areas off the popular villages of Broadway and Horton with gardens, orchard and paddock extending to just under 0.7 of an acre. Canopy porch, reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room, shower room, utility room, study/bedroom 4, sitting room, dining room, landing, 3 double bedrooms, good size bathroom, two sections of landscaped garden, orchard, paddock, drive and turning area, garage, rural views. EPC Band E

Rose Cottage is a beautifully appointed detached character cottage set on Hare Lane which is a popular area enjoying a rural feel just off the centre of the favoured villages of Broadway and Horton which have a good range of day to day amenities including a popular school, 2 pubs, doctors and shop/post office. The property is detached and has rendered colour washed elevations set under a pitched tiled roof with upvc double glazing along with oil fired central heating with radiators. The cottage is believed to have origins over 100 years old with extended accommodation in more modern times. The property is well laid out with 2 bright reception rooms with fireplaces and French doors to garden areas, a pleasant reception hall and kitchen/breakfast room with feature Rayburn. The rear section of the cottage is split giving a ground floor shower room, utility room and a study or occasional bedroom if required. To the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms along with a good sized family bathroom. The cottage is set in just under 0.7 of an acre with flowing garden areas leading from more formal gardens into an orchard and small paddock adjoining the northern boundary offering appeal for those who may wish to have small animals/grow vegetables.

Broadway together with its sister village of Horton form a very active community with facilities which include a Post Office/stores, primary school, doctors surgery, village halls, churches, two popular village inns.
To the south west lie the Blackdown Hills designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty providing excellent opportunities for those with country interests. The larger busy market town of Ilminster lies less than three miles to the east, providing a range of facilities fulfilling most day to day needs with a variety of shops including a Tesco store, a medical centre, various churches and schools.
The village is well placed for access to the County town of Taunton 10 miles with its comprehensive facilities, including shops, schools within both the state and independent sectors, a theatre, county cricket ground, race course and mainline station (London Paddington), Chard 5 miles, Axminster and Crewkerne with mainline stations (London Waterloo) 9 miles, Yeovil 15 miles and the South Coast 18 miles.

The property is approached off Hare Lane with established hedging giving privacy, a drive leading round the front of the property towards the parking and turning area with GARAGE measuring 17'3 x 13'3 pitched roof suitable for storage, 3 windows, fitted work bench, power points, light. There is an attractive front garden area accessed from both the sitting and dining room which is laid to lawn with a range of colourful well stocked beds with fruit trees. Accessed off the drive is a good sized garden area mainly laid to lawn with stocked, curved beds, raised terrace with greenhouse 12' x 8'. From this garden area there is a five bar gate through to the orchard area with a range of established fruit trees, vegetable beds and low level fencing enjoying a pleasant outlook with slip rails through to a paddock area, ideal for those considering keeping small animals.

Sitting Room 
7.5m x 4.06m
a generous size triple aspect room with exposed ceiling timbers, feature fireplace with reconstructed stone and tiled hearth, French doors out to garden, 2 radiators, fitted alcove storage, wall and ceiling lights, French glazed doors with stained glass detailing to

Dining Room 
4.95m x 4.67m
feature fireplace, French doors out, window, radiator, telephone point.

Off reception hall 

Lobby Area 
with radiator, staircase off, opening to

Kitchen/breakfast room 
3.78m x 5.26m
fitted with a range of floor and wall cream fronted units, wine rack, corner shelving, glazed display cabinets, plate rack, fitted work surface with sink and drainer, feature Rayburn Royal oil fired electric cooker, telephone point, double aspect windows, tiled floor, opening to

Rear Hall 

Study/Occasional Bedroom 
3.68m x 2.3m
pleasant double aspect room with sky light, window, part glazed stable door, telephone point, fitted cupboard with shelving.

Utility Room 
2.13m x 1.52m
space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, sky light, Firebird oil fired boiler, space for freestanding fridge/freezer, tiled floor.

Shower Room 
Quadrant shower enclosure, low level WC, unit mounted wash hand basin with storage under, tiled floor, window, radiator.

Canopy Porch 
with part glazed door to

Reception Hall 
3.8m x 3.0m
fitted laminate floor, radiator, feature fireplace with exposed stone and brick, tiled hearth, wall lights, exposed timbers, large arch to



Bedroom 2 
4.55m x 3.89m
double aspect room with feature fireplace, loft access, radiator, range of fitted wardrobes.

2.97m x 3.1m
White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, fitted shelving, stained glass window to landing, window, radiator, feature fireplace.

Rear landing 
window, loft access, with door to

Bedroom 1 
4.11m x 4.01m
range of fitted wardrobes, cupboards and drawers, double aspect window, radiator.

Bedroom 3 
3.33m x 2.97m
rear window, radiator

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18 June 2016

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