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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lottisham, Near Castle Cary, BA6

Guide Price £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedroom Period Property
  • Full of Charm and Character
  • Peacful Location
  • Generous Grounds of Approximately 1.5 Acres
  • Stables
  • Orchard

Full description

·         Sitting Room

·         Kitchen/Breakfast Room

·         Utility Room

·         Five Bedrooms

·         Family Bathroom

·         Gardens

·         Garage/Workshop

·         Ample Parking

·         Close to Castle Cary

·         Sought after area

·         Peaceful, private location.

·         Complete with an Orchard/Paddock and Stables.


Orchard Cottage is believed to have been built in the late 19th century and is a characteristic stone built five bedroom cottage situated alongside a quiet country road in the popular village of Lottisham. The cottage is full of charm and offers a rural yet not isolated feel, it is set in approximately one and a half acres of attractive gardens, stunning countryside views, an orchard, stable block, garage and ample parking.

Orchard Cottage is entered upon via its own porch entrance. The ground floor of the property comprises of a drawing room, a dining room featuring glazed doors leading to the spacious kitchen/breakfast room, a sitting room complete with an attractive brick fireplace, a study, a cloak room incorporating a shower  and a utility room that can also be accessed from the rear garden. The first floor of the property is home to a master bedroom complete with an en-suite shower, three double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a family bathroom.

The cottage is south facing over the front garden and is surrounded by mature hedges giving the property a great amount of privacy. The gardens to the rear of the property are mainly laid to lawn surrounded by retaining stone walls, borders and steps. Further complementing the attractive garden is a vegetable patch complete with a greenhouse, garden shed. To the west of the property is an ample parking area with side access to Orchard Cottage. The pathway from the garden continues to a further parking area, timber garage and combined stable block. The Orchard paddock is neatly separated from the stable block via a post and rail and five bar gate.


The property is situated in a delightful position in the rural village of Lottisham. The quiet, rural location benefits from being located close to the village of Baltonsborough. Baltonsborough has a popular public house, well-regarded primary school, church, post office, farm shop, village hall and a very active community with the also nearby town of Castle Cary just four miles away.  The historic town of Castle Cary has the advantage of a mainline railway station with journeys into London Paddington taking one and a half hours and offers comprehensive shops, cafes, schools and doctors’ surgery. The Bath and West Showground is also within a short distance. Another nearby town is Bruton which offers a good range of local facilities and a variety of shops. Notable is the recently opened and renowned Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery and restaurant. The Market town of Frome and the City of Wells are also close by offering a variety of amenities.

Bristol, including the International Airport and Bath are both within a comfortable drive and offer a wider range of amenities including shopping, leisure facilities and theatres. There are a wide range of outstanding educational establishments at all levels in the area from both the state and private sectors. These include Ditcheat Primary School, Ansford Academy, Bruton, Strode College, Millfield School, Wells Cathedral School, Hazelgrove, All Hallows, Downside and other highly regarded schools at Bruton and Sherborne.

The area is well known for its variety and diversity of sporting and leisure facilities.  Walking and cycling may be undertaken in the immediate locality.  More formal pursuits may take place at the following locations:- Leisure Centres  at Wells, Shepton Mallet and Street. Golf at nearby Wheathill along with Mendip, Wells and Sherborne.Sailing at Bristol, Chew Valley Lake and Blagdon Lake.Fishing in the River Avon, Chew Valley Lake and Blagdon Lake. Horse Racing at Bath, Taunton and Wincanton.



The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion.


Council Tax – Band E


Mains water, private drainage and oil fired central heating


All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation.


Mendip District Council - 0300 303 8588




Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens

Telephone 01749 671172


Band E - view at


From Shepton Mallet, head along the A37 towards Yeovil.  Stay on this road going through Wraxall. At a small cross roads turn right sign posted Baltonsborough and Lottisham.  Continue on this lane for approximately 1.5 miles and Orchard Cottage will be found on your left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
13 September 2016


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