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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Clanville, Castle Cary

Withdrawn from Market £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial former farmhouse
  • Close to Castle Cary and the train station
  • Set in approximately 2.29 acres of gardens and paddocks
  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen & Utility
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Character and period features throughout
  • Detached stone barn and studio
  • Views to the front and rear

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Royal Oak Farm is a substantial detached former farmhouse, believed to date back to the 1600's of local Cary stone and is set in approximately 2.29 acres of established gardens and paddock. The property has retained many of its period features and character throughout to include a deep inglenook fireplace with bread oven, wooden 'A' frame beams to the top floor attic bedrooms and natural stone fireplaces to the 2 further reception rooms.

In brief the accommodation comprises Entrance Hall with staircase rising to the first floor landing, Sitting Room with inglenook fireplace and bread oven, Dining Room with feature stone fireplace, Dual aspect Sitting Room with stone open fireplace and French doors to the garden, Kitchen with door leading to Conservatory, Utility Room with fitted units, Study and Cloakroom. To the first floor is a large landing being dual aspect and stairs rising to the second floor, Master Bedroom with fitted cupboards, two further bedrooms, one with fitted cupboards and two bathrooms. On the second floor there are three bedrooms, 2 having vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden beams and both being dual aspect, storage area and shower room.  

OUTSIDE Low stone walling to the front of the property with personal gate and path leading to the front door with lawns either side. Shared vehicular access via a side driveway to entrance and large parking area for multiple vehicles, timber workshop and stone outbuilding, which subject to planning permission being sought, could be converted into additional accommodation, Studio with 2 rooms, store and cloakroom, greenhouse and potting shed. The mature glorious gardens comprise a long formal lawn, enclosed by high hedging, herbaceous borders, cultivated pathways, established shrubs, trees, vegetable garden and terraced seating areas. The adjoining paddock has been filled with fruit trees and a pond with established trees, shrubs and bushes, making this the ideal for a small holding. 

LOCATION Royal Oak Farm is situated in the hamlet of Clanville, approximately 2 miles from Castle Cary, one of the most sought after mid-Somerset towns, not only for its position with easy access to the A303, M3/London road, but also mainline Railway Station to London Paddington. Bath and Bristol can be serviced by road within the hour, likewise the south coast. There are independent schools in Bruton, Wells, Sherborne, Cranmore, Stratton on the Fosse and Glastonbury. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 September 2016


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