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4 bedroom house for sale

Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset, TA16

Guide Price £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed Former Farmhouse
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Farmhouse Kitchen/Family Room
  • Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Utility Room
  • Gardens
  • Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial and beautifully proportioned Grade II listed former farmhouse providing 4 bedrooms and 2 bathroomed accommodation together with a superb large kitchen, attractive gardens and range of stone outbuildings including a separate barn. Entrance hall, sitting room, drawing room, farmhouse kitchen/family room, utility room, cloakroom, landing, master bedroom with en-suite, 3 further double bedrooms, family bathroom, attractive walled front garden, rear garden, large stone workshop, open linhay, detached stone barn appearing to offer potential, vegetable garden with large greenhouse.

Banbury Farm is a beautifully proportioned Grade II Listed Hamstone former farmhouse of architectural and historic interest, still retaining much of its original character. The house is built principally of local stone solid wall construction under a tiled roof with a range of stripped pine doors, flagstone flooring to the 2 front reception rooms with feature windows and window seats, central entrance hall, large open family kitchen with vaulted glazed and oak section, utility room and cloakroom. There is direct access into a substantial workshop at the rear which leads through into the linney. On the first floor there are 4 well proportioned bedrooms; the front 2 still retain much of their original character and the main bedroom benefits from an en-suite. The property has a large gated parking area together with parking outside on a gravelled section. There are attractive gardens with a range of fruit trees and adjoining the open fronted linney which provides a superb entertaining area. There is also a raised vegetable garden with a substantial greenhouse and a detached stone barn, appearing to offer potential subject to any necessary local authority and planning consents.

Fronting onto Lower Street a highly attractive section of the village, the property is conveniently situated within easy distance of all local amenities.

Merriott is a large village situated about two miles north of Crewkerne. Local amenities include a number of stores, post office, 2 inns, parish church, school, garden centre, garage, squash club, recreation ground and bus service. Yeovil is 9 miles, A303 trunk road 4 miles and the Dorset coast 17 miles. Banbury Farm stands a short way back from the roadway close to the centre of the village.

Natural stone front boundary wall with wrought iron gates lead through to small front garden area which is well stocked with a range of shrubs, stone path leads to the front door.

Set to the right elevation of the property is a stone chippings parking area providing ample off road parking with double timber gates to a further parking area suitable for several vehicles.

The garden is laid to lawn and leads away from the property with a range of fruit trees. There is a paved section immediately joining the stable door from the kitchen. Raised beds to the right boundary. Off the central lawn access to

OPEN FRONTED LINNEY 26'3" x 14'6" flag style floor and vaulted ceiling with attractive timber work, oak upstands. Small decked section off.

Opening to

STONE WORKSHOP 14'6" x 14'0" original flagstone flooring, high ceilings, 2 windows, light and power.

Raised garden with lawn, flower beds, raised vegetable beds.

LARGE GREENHOUSE 18'6" x 8'7", glass and metal construction, adjoining the rear stone boundary wall.

STONE BARN ground floor measures 23'11" x 13'7" 2 openings and 2 doors. Steps to first floor area measuring 24'7" x 14'3", 2 openings, power connected.

Timber Part Glazed door to 

Entrance Hall 
2.08m x 4.83m
radiator, telephone point, large understairs store cupboard, staircase off with stripped pine balustrade.

Drawing Room 
5.49m x 5.2m
attractive fireplace with Hamstone surround, 2 ceiling beams, timber upstand, flagstone floor, 2 radiators, front aspect Mullion window with window seat, timber panelling and folding doors through to kitchen, triple aspect windows.

Sitting Room 
4.98m x 4.85m
large front aspect Mullion window with window seat, flagstone floor, attractive fireplace with timber surround and stone hearth, ceiling beams, radiator, double doors to

Kitchen/Family Dining Room 
6.76m x 4.88m
fitted with a range of hand built timber units, integrated dishwasher, fitted wooden work surface, space for freestanding fridge/freezer, space for gas Range cooker, double Belfast style sink with granite work surfaces, 2 radiators, part oak and glazed vaulted section, range of spotlights, attractive stone detailing, large door leads to workshop area, stable door out. Opening to

Utility Room 
2.64m x 1.7m
range of floor mounted units including tall cupboard, radiator, space and plumbing for washing machine, fitted sink unit, extractor, spotlights, door to

Cloakroom 
low level WC, corner mounted wash hand basin, sky light, LED lighting, heated towel rail.

FIRST FLOOR 

Landing 
2.06m x 5.03m
front aspect window, radiator.

Bedroom 1 
5.56m x 3.23m
double aspect windows, attractive ceiling beams, radiator, door to

En-suite 
low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, mosaic style tiling, window, cast iron radiator and towel rail, shower enclosure, spotlights, extractor.

Bedroom 2 
3.9m x 4.95m
attractive front aspect Mullion window, ceiling beam, radiator, original recess wall cupboard.

Bedroom 3 
4.17m x 2.64m
rear sky light, interconnecting door to

Bedroom 4 
4.37m x 2.64m
radiator, 2 windows, attractive exposed stone walling, door back to landing - note that the door between these 2 bedrooms could be removed if required.

Family Bathroom 
white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, panelled bath with electric Mira shower over, airing cupboard with fitted shelf, Worcester gas combination boiler, cast iron radiator including heated towel rail, rear window, ceiling beam, spotlights.

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02 November 2016

Nearest station

  • Crewkerne (2.5 mi)
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15 East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AJ

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Nearest station

  • Crewkerne (2.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster

15 East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AJ

01460 355004 Local call rate

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