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Wincanton, Somerset, BA9

Added on 07/04/2021
Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

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Property description

Tenure: Freehold

An attractive period cottage situated in a convenient position within easy reach of most local amenities. This impressive family home has been tastefully extended and refurbished in recent years providing a wonderful blend of modern day living with charm and character. The two storey extension created a stunning kitchen/diner, fourth bedroom and stylish family bathroom. There are many features including original Victorian ceramic tiles within the hallway, light and airy sitting room with original coving and ornate ceiling rose, separate living room, utility room, downstairs WC and master bedroom with Victorian fireplace, dressing area and modern en-suite shower room. There is also a useful attic room with access via a fixed ladder off the landing, generous rear garden with sun terrace and single garage with light and power.

LOCATION: 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 front door with glazed insert to:

ENTRANCE HALL: Original Victorian tiled entrance, coved ceiling with ornate ceiling rose, vertical radiator, electric meter, smoke detector and stairs to first floor.

SITTING ROOM: 15' x 11' A light and airy room with original coving and ceiling rose, attractive fireplace with tiled hearth and timber mantle, double glazed window to front aspect and radiator.

LIVING ROOM: 12' x 11'1" A cosy room with coved and smooth plastered ceiling, radiator, double glazed window to front aspect, laminate wood flooring and large understairs cupboard with shelving and double glazed window.

KITCHEN/DINER: 18'8" x 10'9" This is a particular feature providing the social hub of the house with double glazed French doors giving access to a paved patio ideal for al fresco dining. Butler sink set into a solid oak working surface and drainer, range of hand painted bespoke wall and base units with a drawer line and working surface over, fitted shelving, recess for range style cooker with canopy extractor over, space and plumbing for dishwasher, tiled floor, tray recess, space for tall fridge/freezer, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters and Dining Area with vertical radiator, double glazed window to rear aspect and double glazed French doors leading out onto a paved patio.

UTILITY ROOM: 10'6" x 7'2" Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, further units matching those of the kitchen, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for a condenser dryer, tiled floor, working surface, doors to garden and cloakroom.

CLOAKROOM: Low level WC, wall mounted gas boiler (new November 2020) supplying domestic hot water and radiators, radiator, tiled floor and single glazed window to side aspect.

From the entrance hall stairs to first floor.

GALLERIED LANDING: Double glazed window to side aspect, built-in cupboard and smooth plastered ceiling with smoke detector.

BEDROOM 1: 15'9" x 9'5" (excluding dressing area) An impressive master bedroom with original cast iron fireplace, coved and smooth plastered ceiling, double glazed window to front aspect, archway to dressing area with open fronted wardrobes and door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: A stylish suite comprising large shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin, fully tiled walls, display niches, heated towel rail and smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters.

BEDROOM 2: 11' x 10' Radiator, smooth plastered ceiling with hatch to loft and double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

BEDROOM 3: 14'9" x 7' Radiator, smooth plastered ceiling with ceiling beam and double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

BEDROOM 4: 10' x 9'4" Radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.

BATHROOM: A large stylish family bathroom with P shaped shower bath with curved shower screen and shower, vanity wash hand basin unit, low level WC, heated towel rail, metro style tiling to splash prone areas, wood effect tiled floor, electric shaver point, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters and extractor and fitted shelving.

FRONT GARDEN: The front garden is mainly laid to lawn fronted by a picket fence. A side path with raised flower border to one side gives access to the rear garden.

REAR GARDEN: A paved patio leads to a good size lawned area and extends to a sunny paved terrace bordered by shrubs and enclosed by trellis fencing. Useful timber shed, flower borders, rear access to single garage with up and over door, light and power.

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, drainage, gas central heating and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.


TENURE: Freehold

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.

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Wincanton, Somerset, BA9

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Templecombe Station3.8 miles
  • Bruton Station4.1 miles
  • Castle Cary Station5.6 miles
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Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

19 High Street Wincanton BA9 9JT

Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

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