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Barrington, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster

Key features

  • 4 bedroomed detached village house
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with utility room off
  • Dining/living room and reception room
  • Family bathroom
  • Gardens extending to 0.239 of an acre
  • Garage

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Enjoying a glorious edge of village setting with Barrington court on the door step, the property is surrounded to the rear by a south facing, beautifully maintained garden extending to 0.239 of an acre. This lovely character village house offers bright & spacious accommodation throughout.

Berryview has an interesting history having once been 2 workers cottages owned by the well known Lyle Estate. Having historically been called Berry Cottage, the property has been a much loved home since 2006 and is now being sold to enable them to downsize.
The house sits in a lovely part of the village offering access on the doorstep to the entrance down to Barrington court and with various idyllic footpaths around the village and more elevated walks to the south along the ridge which enjoys extensive views over most of the district. The village pub, church and village hall are just a short walk away.
The property offers well laid out accommodation with the entrance hall splitting the kitchen/breakfast room to the right complete with utility room and fitted storage along with a cloakroom. To the left of the hall sit 2 attractive reception rooms both with stone fireplaces, the principal reception being a particularly impressive room with triple aspect windows and access on to the attractive sunny gardens.
To the first floor there are 4 good sized bedrooms, none of which are overlooked by surrounding properties. The accommodation is completed with a family bathroom.
In all, the house sits in gardens extending to 0.239 of an acre.

Barrington is a conservation village which lies 1 mile from the southern edge of the Somerset levels and 4 miles north of Ilminster. It is recognised as one of south Somersets most favoured villages with a population of about 400 inhabitants. It is surrounded by open countryside with many footpaths and excellent walks. Local amenities include a Parish Church, The Barrington Boar public house and Barrington Court, a National Trust property. The community has a thriving gardening society that meet monthly in Barrington Village Hall and welcomes new members. Ilminster offers a wide range of shops and amenities, the county town of Taunton is 13 miles away with its M5 Motorway connection and rail link to London, Crewkerne 7 miles with rail link to London Yeovil, 14 miles, South Coast 24 miles. More information about the village is available from their website

Approached off Silver Street with a generous parking and turning area, the house sits back from the road with the garage to the right hand side of the house.
The front garden has lawned sections with a central path to the front door and well established & colourfully stocked beds along with hedging surrounding the gardens forming the boundaries.
The rear garden offers a huge amount of privacy and is due South enjoying sun throughout the day.
The garden is set over two levels giving interest to the layout with the lower section having a terrace adjoining the house for eating and entertaining and is surrounded by well kept lawns.
A rockery with colourful shrubs leads up to the top of garden with a summerhouse and further lawned area. The seating space to the west of the garage once formed a very productive vegetable garden.


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Barrington, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19


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  • Crewkerne Station6.7 miles
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