Leigh Common, Wincanton, Somerset BA9
- DETACHED PERIOD PROPERTY
- SET WITHIN A LARGE GARDEN OFFERING SCOPE TO EXTEND (STPP)
- SITTING/DINING ROOM WITH EXPOSED TIMBERS
- KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
- UTILITY/SHOWER ROOM
- 1/2 BEDROOMS
- NUMBEROUS TIMBER OUTBUILDINGS
- LARGE GARAGE/WORKSHOP
LOCATION: Leigh Common is a small hamlet situated within a short drive of Wincanton. The town of Wincanton is an appealing South Somerset town bordering the counties of Dorset and Wiltshire. Local amenities including a Co-Op supermarket, butcher, bakery, fruit and veg and whole foods shop, Post Office, library, antique shops, cafes, eateries, the Bootmakers Workshop with crafts for both children and adults with a wood-fired pizza and a leisure centre with gym and swimming pool. The town has a thriving community with an active library as well as a community centre at the Balsam Centre which has a busy schedule of classes and groups. The town is a 10 minute drive from the fantastic offerings of Bruton including the Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery and Roth Bar & Grill, 10 minutes from the impressive highly-regarded Newt Hotel, 15 minutes from the pretty market town of Castle Cary and 20 minutes from the attractive Dorset town of Sherborne. It is also close to the A303 for an easy drive to/from London (approx 2 hours drive) and Berry's coaches which operates a twice daily service to London. Other local attractions are a number of National Trust properties including Stourhead and approximately an hour's drive from the beautiful Dorset coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the country. There is a Waitrose 10 minutes away in Gillingham or at Sherborne and an excellent local farm shop and restaurant at Kimbers (5 minutes away). There is also the renowned Wincanton racecourse and a pretty local park, Cale Park, which features a playground, café with 'mini-town' for children and the pretty river Cale which runs through to the countryside behind Loxton House.
UPVC double glazed front door to:
SITTING/DINING ROOM: 22'4" x 15'10" (narrowing to 13'5") A spacious characterful room with exposed timbers, two double glazed windows to front aspect, double glazed window to rear aspect, night storage heater, store/cloaks cupboard with understairs recess and door to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 14'2" x 10'6" Inset 1¼ bowl sink unit with mixer taps and cupboard below, further range of matching white gloss fronted wall and base units with a drawer line and roll edge working surface over, plumbing for washing machine, double glazed window to side aspect and double doors to:
CONSERVATORY: 21'3" x 14' This is of a generous size with double glazed windows to side aspect, laminate wood flooring and double glazed sliding door to:
CONSERVATORY ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: 12'6" x 8'10" Double glazed door to rear garden.
UTILITY/SHOWER ROOM: Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, large walk-in shower cubicle and door to WC.
From the sitting room stairs to first floor.
LANDING: Electric heater and double glazed window to rear aspect.
BEDROOM 1: 19'2" x 10'6" (max) This room was originally two bedrooms and could easily be reinstated. Two double glazed windows to front aspect, built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and airing cupboard housing hot water tank.
SHOWER ROOM: Corner shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled walls and double glazed window to rear aspect.
There is rear vehicular access to the property via a wide driveway that leads to a car port and large garage/workshop. There are numerous timber outbuildings within the garden together with pleasant seating areas. Pathways lead to the conservatory and alongside the cottage to the front garden which is well enclosed providing an additional private seating area.
GARAGE/WORKSHOP: 29' x 13'7" To the front of the garage there is a large car port with double doors giving access to the garage. There are additional store rooms attached to the rear and side of the workshop.
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: D
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
Leigh Common, Wincanton, Somerset BA9
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Bruton Station4.5 miles
- Gillingham (Dorset) Station4.9 miles
- Templecombe Station5.0 miles
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