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7 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, West Lydford, Somerton, Somerset

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall, sitting room, family room, dining room, office, kitchen/dining room, garden room, cloakroom, utility room, seven bedrooms, four bathrooms, beautiful annex comprising sittin (truncated)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bridge Farm is a fine Grade 2 listed property, built of stone elevations with ham stone mullion windows under a slate roof. The property has accommodation over three floors and is beautifully presented throughout. In addition there is an excellent two bedroom annex, the house is surrounding by attractive walled gardens and to the side is a yard with various outbuildings including stables beyond which are paddocks.
On the ground floor is an entrance hall with flag stone floor with access in to the three receptions rooms. The sitting room and family room are connected by bi-folding doors, both have fireplaces. The sitting room has double doors into a garden room and on the ground floor is also a double aspect office to the rear and dining room to the front. The kitchen/dining room is an excellent family area with limestone floor (under floor heating), electric Aga, double doors to the rear garden and a range of bespoke units. From the kitchen a door leads in to the rear hall with cloakroom access to the utility room.
On the first floor there are five bedrooms two of which have en-suite bathrooms and one with Jack and Jill family bathroom. A further staircase leads to the second floor where there are two further bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom and access into a storeroom.
To the rear of the main house is a superb annex which was converted in 2008 and comprises sitting room, kitchen and cloakroom on ground floor and two bedrooms, two bathrooms on the first floor.

The property is approached through five bar electric gates which lead to an extensive tarmacked parking area. A drive through under the annex leads into the yard where there are three American style loose boxes, double open fronted car port, garage/machinery store, tack room/workshop plus a first floor studio. Beyond the yard are paddocks.
The house is surrounded by delightful and private walled gardens mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous beds and borders and several mature trees. To the rear are paved terraces enjoying a south and west aspect.

West Lydford is a popular and sought after village, largely constructed of stone built period properties. The village has a church and nearby a garage with shop and post office stores. There are further amenities, including a primary school nearby at Keinton Mandeville whilst the larger regional centres of Yeovil, Sherborne and Taunton are all within easy motoring distance. Many of the area's best known independent schools are within easy commuting distance including Millfield, Bruton, Sherborne, Hazelgrove and All Hallows. West Lydford is well situated for the A37 and A303 roadways as well as mainline railway stations at Castle Cary (London Paddington) and Yeovil (London Waterloo).

From the A303 Podimore roundabout proceed up the A37 for approximately 5 miles to Lydford-On-Fosse traffic lights. Continue straight over and then turn first left into West Lydford, continuing along the village where Bridge Farm will be found prior to the bridge and church.
Mains water, electricity, drainage, oil fired central heating, electric night storage Aga.

Mendip Council
Council Tax - Band G

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Added on Rightmove:
19 September 2016

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