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- SEVEN BEDROOM PROPERTY
- SOMERSET VILLAGE LOCATION
- SET IN 2 ACRE GARDENS
- FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS
- LARGE GARAGE BLOCK
- SIX BATHROOMS
- PERIOD FEATURES
- TENNIS COURT
- GARDENER INCLUDED IN PRICE
- PART FURNISHED
The propertyt is a Grade l Listed house of Hamstone construction with stone mullion windows. This historic property was originally the priest's house to St Margaret's Church; where today's winter drawing room can be found was the original hall and lodgings of the priests house and the first floor study the bed chamber. The house eventually became Crown Property belonging to Henry VIII who sold it to Sir William Petre. Later additions include the oriel which was added in around 1530 and is now a library and office with stairs giving access to the first floor study and principle bedroom suite. The house was taken over for the next 250 years by the Napper family in 1556 where further additions and alterations shaped the property as to what it is today. The Napper coat of arms can still be found over the front door.
The main access to the property is from St. Margaret's Road with electronic gates leading to a beautiful walled front garden with circular driveway leading to a large triple garage. There are landscaped gardens to the rear and side of the house and large sun terrace and hard tennis court. Separate electronic gated vehicular access to the rear leads to exterior utility area,a further triple garage suitable for stabling or outbuildings with power, water tank and drainage.
Standing immediately adjacent to St.Margaret's Church within the village of Tintinhull. The house is set behind a walled front garden with gated entrance. To the rear a Lime tree avenue separates approximately 18-20 acres of pasture. Tintinhull is approximately 4 miles from the town of Yeovil and has good road links with the A303 offering good access to London and the West Country. The M5 is approximately 20 miles distant at Junction 25 Taunton. Mainline railway stations are at Yeovil, Sherborne and Castle Cary. There are some excellent independent schools in the area, including Downside, Bruton, Leweston and Millfied.
Entrance Hall - With Flagstone and tiled floor, window to side, principle staircase leading to first floor, inset shelving and iglass fronted dresser.
Winter Drawing Room - 21'3" x 16'2" (6.48m x 4.93m) - With three large mullion windows to rear with window seats, shutters and radiator cabinets, flagstone flooring, 17th century wall panelling and stunning moulded ceiling, picture lights and large Hamstone fireplace, rounded corner display recess and door to.
Summer Drawing Room - 17'2" x 30'7" (5.23m x 9.32m) - This triple aspect room has three windows to side, windows to front and large bay mullion window to rear, open fireplace with moulded surround, picture lighting and concealed trap doors with stone steps giving access to the Wine Cellar.
Oriel Room / Library - This double height room has two windows on either level to the front, stairs and galleried landing leading to the first floor. There is also a lift ion this room which also gives access to the first floor, beautiful carved 14th Century beamed ceiling and access to the first floor study.
Dining Room - 25'3" x 15'9" (7.7m x 4.8m) - With three large windows to front with shutters, window seats with radiators below, picture rail, large Hamstone fireplace with smoke hood, two wall light points and arched doorway leading to.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 21'11" x 16'1" (6.68m x 4.9m) - With two windows to side, Chinese slate flooring, large Hamstone fireplace recess housing kitchen unit with work surfaces and built-in Range gas cooker with extractor hood over. Range of base and wall mounted kitchen units with granite work surfaces over, corner double bowl sink unit with mixer tap, tiling to splash prone areas. Recess with plumbing for large fridge/freezer, Belfast sink unit with drainer, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating, part glazed door leads to.
Inner Hall - With door giving access to an under stairs storage cupboard, doorway giving access to the terrace, and door leading to.
Cloakroom/ Utility - With window to side, coat hooks, wash hand basin, water softener, door leads to.
WC - With low level WC, wash hand basin.
Utility Room - With window to side, oak floor, large stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, shelving, space for tumble dryer etc, wall units, and stairs lead to the cellar.
Conservatory - 15'11" x 15'1" (4.85m x 4.6m) -Conservatory with slate floor, French doors opening onto the terrace and door leading to.
Flower Room - With window to front, double Belfast sink unit with drainer, shelving and stone floor.
From the Oriel Room - A turned staircase leads to the first floor.
Study- 15'10" x 21'11" (4.83m x 6.68m) - With three windows to the rear overlooking the garden with window seats and radiator cabinets below, carved oak wall panelling, Hamstone corner fireplace, picture rail and doorway leading to.
Master Bedroom Suite - With inner lobby and door leading to large walk-in wardrobe, door to.
Master Bedroom - 18'6" x 17'6" (5.64m x 5.33m) - This double aspect room has windows to front and side, wall panelling and fireplace.
Dressing Room - With window to side and large bay mullion window overlooking the rear garden, access to.
Bathroom - With bathroom suite comprising low level WC, bidet, spa bath with integrated shower and screen, pedestal wash hand basin and tiling to splash prone areas.
Bedroom 2 - 17'1" x 15' (5.2m x 4.57m) - With two windows to front, picture rail and door to
En-Suite Bathroom - With window to rear, bathroom suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower over.
This bedroom can be accessed - from either the first floor study or the main landing.
The principle staircase leads to a landing area with window to rear and staircase continuing to the second floor, door leads to.
Bedroom 3 - 16'11" x 17'1" (5.16m x 5.2m) - With two windows to front and window to side, Hamstone fireplace and picture rail.
From the landing - A corridor continues with a range of built-in wardrobes, built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, and large laundry cupboard with shelving and Belfast sink unit.
Bathroom - With window to side, bathroom suite comprising low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, ladder towel rail and tiled floor.
Dressing Room 12'2" x 10'2" (3.7m x 3.1m) - With window to side, door leading to.
Bedroom 4 - 18' x 17'10" (5.49m x 5.44m) - With windows to either side with window seats, fireplace, picture rail an arched opening with built-in cupboard and access to.
Bathroom - With window to side, tiled flooring, bathroom suite comprising of bath with shower over, low level WC, bidet, twin wash hand basin, vanity unit with cupboards under, heated towel rail and tiled floor. This bathroom also has an additional door from the main landing.
Second Floor Landing - With windows to side and rear, eaves storage cupboards , doors leading to.
Bedroom 5 - 12'10" x 13'5" (3.91m x 4.1m) - With two Dormer windows to the front, exposed roof trusses , eaves storage cupboard, Hamstone fireplace and opening to.
Bathroom - With window to side, low level WC, bidet, corner spa bath with integrated shower and shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin.
Sitting Room/Studio/Games Room 28'9" x 13'5" (8.76m x 4.1m) - With two Dormer windows to front and further Dormer window to rear,exposed roof trusses.
WC - Low level WC and window to rear.
Kitchenette - Dormer window to front, some base units and work surfaces, plumbing for washing machine, sink unit with timber drainer, tiled floor and cupboard housing boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.
Bedroom 6 - 15'5" x 14'1" (4.7m x 4.3m) - This double aspect room has window to front and side, exposed roof trusses.
Bedroom 7 - 12'3" x 9' (3.73m x 2.74m) - Double aspect room with windows to side and rear, exposed roof trusses, wall panelling.
Shower Room - With roof window to side, with large enclosed spa shower with seat with built-in radio and multi shower nozzles. Twin wash hand basins with vanity cupboards under and ladder towel rail.
Outside - The main entrance to Tintinhull Court is from St.Margaret's Road with stone pillared entrance with electronically operated vehicular gates to a circular driveway. The front garden is enclosed by high brick walls and is lawned with stunning borders and central island with low Hamstone wall. The driveway gives access to the detached three car garage with electric garage doors, power and lights. A pedestrian opening and path leads to the southern side of the house with Yew hedges enclosing a terraced lawned garden, the large principle lawned gardens are adjacent to this area with magnificent Beech tree and enclosed hard tennis court. To the immediate rear of the house the flagstone terrace is enclosed by walling and beautiful Wisteria trees set in raised beds, the terrace overlooks a symmetrical ornamental pond surrounded by flower and shrub beds. A Beech hedge screens a small orchard and kitchen garden with greenhouse. Rear vehicular access from Church Street is offered via a set of electrically operated gates and driveway leading to a garden storage area and utility area with hard standing / foundations for outbuilding/stabling. Beyond the rear gates there is a stunning view through the Lime tree avenue flanked by open pasture and mature trees.
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