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3 bedroom house for sale

The Beacon, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

Sold STC £210,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Canopy Porch
  • Entrance Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Bathroom
  • Study/Nursery
  • Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented period cottage with modern fixtures and fittings set on The Beacon. Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, landing, 2 bedrooms, nursery/study, modern bathroom, front garden, rear courtyard garden, 2nd garden area, popular small town, accessible location. EPC Band D

17 The Beacon sits in a pleasant elevated position being within a short walking distance of the town centre. The property is of stone and rendered elevations set under a pitch slate roof with recently fitted gas fired central heating with radiators along with upvc windows to the rear and recently fitted timber double glazed units to the front. The property has undergone extensive refurbishment in recent times with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout and retaining the original character and charm of the cottage. The accommodation is laid out with a pleasant reception room with feature fireplace and French doors into the garden. There is a kitchen with integrated appliances and space for dining. The kitchen overlooks the courtyard garden to the rear. To the first floor there are two bedrooms along with a well fitted main bathroom and a third room which could provide a useful nursery or study. The property has gardens to front and rear areas along with a further section of land which could ideally suit a working garden with vegetable beds or alternatively appears to offer space to build a shed or workshop subject to any required planning consent.

Ilminster is a Medieval market town, the centre of which is dominated by the ancient Minster. The town developed further during the Georgian period with many of the properties being constructed in the local mellow Ham stone. The surrounding land is lightly wooded and is designated a Special Landscape area. Ilminster offers a full range of shopping and other amenities, together with schooling at primary and intermediate levels with churches of various denominations. Ilminster has convenient road access to both the M5, junction 25 lies 11 miles to the north-west and to the A303, now dual carriageway most of the way to the M3. There are mainline railway stations at Crewkerne 7 miles (London Waterloo) and the county town of Taunton 13 miles (London Paddington). Bath, Bristol and Exeter offer excellent cultural and shopping facilities within easy travelling distance. The World Heritage designated coastline lies 18 miles to the South.

The property is approached over a pathway with a section of lawn to the left which could provide a pleasant vegetable garden or alternatively appears to offer scope to create a workshop or studio subject to any required planning consents. The garden to the front of the property has a wrought iron gate in with laid pathway, established shrubs and planting with lawn. This garden area benefits from a sunny southerly aspect, the garden to the rear is hard landscaped with a raised planted bed, attractive stone walling, adjoining fields to the rear.


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06 August 2016

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