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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Limington, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22

Under Offer £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Garden
  • Land
  • Listed
  • Secondary accommodation
  • 16.00 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lot 1: An impressive Grade II listed country house in need of modernisation with magnificent gardens and stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Complementing the main house is a derelict cottage and an extensive selection of outbuildings. In all about 16.5 acres. Additional Lots available.

Lot 1: Limington House
Built in the late 17th century with later Georgian extensions, Limington House is an impressive Grade II listed country house.

Occupying a secluded and slightly elevated position, the house has wonderful views over the local countryside. Full of characteristics reflecting periods, it is now in need of modernisation. The house has been in the current family since 1936.

A long sweeping drive is accessed through stone pillars and leads to the front of the house. It also continues round to the rear and the garages. The gardens are mostly laid to lawn, interspersed with mature trees and wrap around the house.

There are numerous outbuildings which include the cow yard with 3 sheds, potting shed with attached apple house and stables with a groom's room above. There is also a 2 bedroomed cottage in need of extensive renovation.

The ground extend to about 16.5 acres.

Lot 2: Wolsey Cottage.
Built in the late 1700's of stone elevations under a tiled roof, Wolsey Cottage is located at the entrance of the drive to Limington House. Again, in need of modernisation it provides perfect additionally accommodation or rental income. The gardens extend to about 1.2 acres

Lot 3: A paddock of about 2 acres to the south of the main house

Limington House is situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Limington which is comprised of mostly period properties and a church (Thomas Wolsey was a rector here before becoming a cardinal during Henry VIII's reign).

Nearby Sherborne offers a comprehensive range of amenities as well as a main line railway station with direct trains to Waterloo (from 2 hours 15 minutes). The A303 is nearby and offers excellent links to the West Country and London via the motorway network. Bristol and Exeter airports are both approximately 40 miles away.

The area is particularly well known for its excellent schools including Bruton, Sherborne, Sandroyd, Port Regis, St Marys Shaftesbury, Bryanston, Hazelgrove, Leweston, Downside and Clayesmore.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 July 2016


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