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Bayford, Somerset BA9

£500,000
Added on 24/05/2021
Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
×3
BATHROOMS
×2

Key features

  • SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED PERIOD HOUSE SET IN 1.21 ACRES OF DELIGHTFUL MATURE GARDENS
  • NO FORWARD CHAIN
  • LIGHT & AIRY RECEPTION HALL WITH VAULTED CEILING
  • SITTING ROOM WITH INGLENOOK FIREPLACE & WINDOW SEATS
  • KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
  • DINING ROOM
  • UTILITY ROOM & BOOT ROOM
  • STUNNING ATTIC BEDROOM WITH EXPOSED ROOF TRUSSES
  • FURTHER 2 BEDROOMS
  • OFF ROAD PARKING FOR SEVERAL VEHICLES

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial detached period house set in approximately 1.21 acres of delightful mature gardens. The property enjoys many features and generous room sizes including a light and airy reception hall with vaulted ceiling, large sitting room with inglenook fireplace and window seats, separate dining room, spacious kitchen/breakfast room, downstairs shower room, utility room and boot room. Moving upstairs there is a huge master bedroom with exposed ceiling beam, large family bathroom, further double bedroom and a turning staircase giving access to a stunning attic bedroom with exposed roof trusses. The grounds are a particular feature with parking for several vehicles, large expanse of lawn and a wooded area with mature trees and shrubs.

LOCATION: Bayford is a small south Somerset village with a village hall, church, garage and inn, and approximately 3/4 mile away is the town centre of Wincanton, which is supplied with supermarkets, health centre, Post Office, library, inns and churches, there are two primary schools and a comprehensive school. Wincanton offers good sporting facilities, including a newly constructed indoor sports centre with swimming pool, and a good outdoor sporting facility. National Hunt Racing takes place at its racecourse on the edge of the town. Easy access to the A303 (London/Exeter) and is within easy reach of mainline railway stations at nearby Gillingham and Templecombe (Exeter -Waterloo) and Castle Cary (mainline to Paddington). Surrounding towns include Castle Cary, Sherborne and Yeovil.


ACCOMMODATION
Front door to:

RECEPTION HALL: A light and airy room with vaulted ceiling, radiator two double glazed windows to rear aspect, velux style windows, slate tiled floor and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 23'4" x 14'1" A characterful room with feature inglenook fireplace, two double glazed windows to front aspect with window seats, wall light points, three radiators, understairs cupboard and door to:

DINING ROOM: 16'1" x 14'4" Dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side aspects, two radiators, inglenook fireplace (not in use) and door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 16'2" x 11'5" Inset 1¼ bowl single drainer sink unit with cupboard below, further range of matching wood fronted wall and base units with a drawer line and working surface over, tower unit with built-in double oven, inset four burner gas (propane) hob, dual aspect double glazed windows to side and rear aspects, radiator, wall mounted gas boiler and slate tiled floor.

From the reception hall door to:

INNER HALLWAY: Radiator and cupboard housing electric meters.

SHOWER ROOM: Corner shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, tiled floor and obscured glazed window.

UTILITY ROOM: 10'4" x 9'9" Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, plumbing for washing machine, double glazed window, stable door to rear courtyard and door to:

BOOT ROOM: 9'9" x 8'8" Tiled floor, radiator and stable door to car port.
From the sitting room stairs to first floor.

FIRST FLOOR
LANDING: Two double glazed windows to front aspect, radiator and exposed beam.

BEDROOM 1: 16'5" x 15'1" Double glazed windows to front and rear aspects, radiator, large chimney breast and ceiling beam.

BEDROOM 3: 11'8" x 11'3" (narrowing to 8'8") Radiator, ceiling beam and double glazed windows to rear aspect.

BATHROOM: Bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, double airing cupboard with fitted shelving and radiator, tiled floor and window to rear aspect.

From the landing a door gives access to a staircase rising to:

BEDROOM 2: 24' x 10' This attic bedroom is a particular feature with exposed roof trusses, two velux windows with far reaching views and storage heater.

OUTSIDE
A gravel driveway provides off road parking with double wrought iron gates giving access to a parking and turning area with a car port and paved courtyard area enclosed by a low natural stone wall topped on one side by timber fencing. From the parking area five steps lead up to a wonderful garden divided into sections with large expanse of lawn bordered by an abundance of mature shrubs and flowers. The garden then meanders past a fenced area of soft fruits and then continues to a natural wooded area with a number of mature trees. Summer house, large timber shed, pond and propane gas tank.

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

COUNCIL TAX BAND: E

TENURE: Freehold

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.

Bayford, Somerset BA9

Approximate location

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Bruton Station4.3 miles
  • Templecombe Station4.3 miles
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